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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WSJ Looks at Indie Film Investing

An article over the weekend from WSJ talks about investing in independent films. Interesting to look at this through the prism of someone with decent wealth who is looking for some high risk investments to diversify their portfolio. Here's how they paint the ideal...

Thunderbolt Skunk-Ape Drive Spotted at Apple Store

Update: LaCie responded with a link to the product on their website: LaCie Rugged USB3 Thunderbolt Series. It comes in the below mentioned 1 TB flavor, as well as 120 GB and 256 GB SSD. You can win one on their website here. Was in the Apple store yesterday when I...

On the road to Texas

On August 8 we hit the road from Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, to Plano, Texas, to shoot the short documentary Strike (www.strikethemovie.com). Here’s a recap of some of the stops we made along the way.

Pro Versioner Adds Dropbox Backup to FCPX

While there is a lot I love about Final Cut Pro X, there's a few changes that I've had to find workarounds for. One is backing up project files. I've posted before about my FCP 7 workflow with project files. I'd keep all my project files in a Dropbox folder, which...

Final Cut Pro X – The Past and The Future

Here's a recap of the 3 posts that highlight what I love and why I'm sticking with FCPX. Basically it boils down to metadata, magnetic timeline, and filmstrip view. I Had it All Wrong. Metadata is the light. It's Like Illustrator for Editing Filmstrip View Restores...

Get the Real Bitrate for Your Video Files

I'll go more in-depth soon with how I've been loving the GH2, but wanted to post a quick free app I found that's been very helpful in analyzing video files. First off, I hacked the GH2 to get a bitrate of 44 mbps. Great stuff, but it leaves me with AVCHD files that...

Is Group Brainstorming BS?

People in groups tend to sit back and let others do the work; they instinctively mimic others’ opinions and lose sight of their own; and, often succumb to peer pressure. The Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Berns found that when we take a stance different from...

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