In the early 1980s I was lucky enough to stumble into a connection with filmmaker David Lynch, thanks to my fannish obsession with his first feature, Eraserhead. I ended up writing about him and his film for the magazine Cinefantastique, and because of that I found myself hired (with no qualifications at all!) as part of a video documentary team attached to the production of Dune in Mexico in 1983. The results of these experiences are documented here.
This material is available in a more readable form in two eBooks. To order the David Lynch Files as eBooks, visit the Cagey Films Shop page. Each volume contains additional material not available here on the site: volume one, Eraserhead, includes the complete transcripts of all the interviews I conducted in researching the article, while volume two, Dune, has transcripts of some of the interviews which were conducted during the production of David Lynch’s sci-fi epic.