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Dog days of storytelling: A chat with filmmaker Nathan Deming

You can almost see the movie version of Nathan Deming becoming a filmmaker. Picture it. Young man growing up in small town Tomah, Wisconsin, digging into his studies as an English major at Webster University outside St. Louis. He’s drawn to the clergy, considering a life devoted to serving God. But then there’s another call. One a little bit stronger. The movies. Really storytelling, you might say. After all, story is what ties those three passions together - literature, religion and the power of the moving picture. And the story Deming tells of producing the short Dog Days, which premiered in April in the Wisconsin Film Festival - and how he got there - fills in all the plot points along the way. We recently chatted with Deming about the making of Dog Days. Midwest Movie Maker (MMM): Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you get into filmmaking? Nathan Deming (ND):  I was always making movies with my brothers and sister, cousins, with toys, with friends.  Best way to spend an after…