Latest Projects

Dolphin Lover

Critically acclaimed new short doc about a man with a porpoise. 2015 Slamdance Film Festival World Premiere and winner of Best Documentary Short at LA Film Festival.

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Strike: The Greatest Bowling Story Ever Told

Bill Fong’s journey to bowling perfection. Now playing in the Made with Kickstarter series on The New York Times.

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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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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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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...

Double Barrel Interview Rig

A MacGyver 3-D rig? No. I adapted this hack from a post on the NY Times Lens blog from photographer Doug Mills. It lets me get a wide and close-up shot simultaneously while doing one man band interviews. I simply mount my GH2/GH3 directly on top of my Sony EX1. I keep...

Compound Clips Go Live

A while back while talking about why I like Final Cut Pro X, I devoted a whole post to Compound Clips. If you’re familiar with nested sequences, it’s like that but on steroids. And there’s tons of ways you can use them. Up top is one way I’ve...

On Camera Angles and Debates

The MOU between the two campaigns was released last night with regard to the rules of the debate. It’s an attempt to script the unknown and leave nothing to chance. There’s been a lot of hoopla about tonight with regards to the role of the moderator, or...

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