5 Favorite Films I Saw at Sundance

This is just a a quick writeup of some of the films I enjoyed most at Sundance. More importantly, these are out of a very small pool of films I was able to see, because even with a badge, it’s really, really hard to see films at Sundance. To get a ticket for...

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Dolphin Lover

Critically acclaimed new short doc about a man with a porpoise. 2015 Slamdance Film Festival World Premiere and winner of Honorable Mention in Short Documentary category.

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Cherry Pop: The Story of the World's Fanciest Cat

The true and quirky story of Cherry Pop, the world’s most pampered cat, and the people who loved her.

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Space Miami

Lost dreams of space travel in the Florida Everglades

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Papa Machete

A character-driven short film exploring the noble, mysterious, and slowly vanishing martial art of Haitian Machete Fencing. Screened at TIFF and Sundance Film Festival.

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Strike: The Greatest Bowling Story Ever Told

Bill Fong’s journey to bowling perfection. Making its online premiere in March.

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Wave of Buzz for Dolphin Lover

I’d say it’s been a hell of a week, but the week isn’t over yet. Last Thursday was the second and last screening of Dolphin Lover at Slamdance. Shortly after that we received an honorable mention for short documentary from the jury, which was...

The Trailer for Dolphin Lover

Our poster is getting some buzz. Film premiering tonight! Now that's a poster: pic.twitter.com/EghifXajXI — Alison Willmore (@alisonwillmore) January 23,...

Heading to Park City

Exciting news to kick off 2015. Papa Machete, the film I co-produced in Haiti, will be having its US Premiere at Sundance. Dolphin Lover, a short doc I produced, shot, and edited, will be having its World Premiere at Slamdance. Excited to finally head out to Park City...

GH4’s Faux Pre-Roll Recording Mode

A month or so ago Panasonic released a firmware update to the GH4. The biggest feature that got a lot of buzz was a 1:1 shooting ratio, enabling better use of anamorphic lenses. But there was another interesting feature listed that caught my eye. Way down at the...

GoPro’s 4K HERO4 and $129 Crash Cam

GoPro Introduces HERO4: The Most Powerful GoPro Lineup, Ever | GoPro News GoPro announced their anticipated HERO4 camera that now shoots 4K (did they plan their model numbering system years ago to coincide with the rise of 4K?). 4K for $500, not bad. How good is the...

1-Hour Photo App Brings Analog Patience to iPhone

I’m a big fan of apps that bring back some of the restraints of analog technology that we’ve  completely forgotten with digital. Now I’m not giving up my digital cameras or editing programs any time soon, but the restraints are fun exercises in...

Experimenting with Natural Looking HDR in Zion

When NAB wrapped in April I wanted to take a few days to explore some of the great national parks in the area. So I rented a car and did a small camping road trip through Zion and Bryce Canyon. The south of Utah is an insanely beautiful assortment of one national park...

Some Things I Saw at NAB

I was fortunate enough to be covering new gear at NAB for Filmmaker Magazine. It was my first time there and overall a great experience.  There was a lot of cool updates and little gear solutions like clever light stands or inflatable softboxes, but no one item that...

Shot on iPhone (Additional Equipment Used)

At the beginning of last month Apple came out with another great commercial featuring day in the life activities of people around the world using Apple products seamlessly in their life. The kicker at the end of the video is that the commercial itself was all shot on...

Tools to Edit Faster

This is a repost from an article on Filmmaker Magazine. However at the end I added some updated thoughts on PROCUTX. Anyone who’s joined the FCPX bandwagon will tell you one of the main draws is speed (or at least I will). FCPX let’s you do things quicker. But how we...