Lab Reports / Filmmaking Craft

Personal Film Project Near Completion


For the past 10 months I’ve been producing and directing a short film through a non-profit filmmaking collaborative called Filmstigator.  I am happy to announce that the film is very near completion and will be hitting the film festival circuit beginning in March 2014. I’ve written a lot about the directing process in the “dailies” […]

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Using the EyeDirect for Video Interviews

Interviews that feature people looking right into the camera—a technique known in theatre as direct address—can be engaging and powerful. Everyone in the film seems to be confiding in us directly instead of looking off-axis at the producer.

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Coffee Buzz


I’ve been working on a personal mini-doc this week. It will post to my new personal web site when it’s finished.  The piece focuses on a few of my friends at Blackbird Coffee in the small town where I now live.  Everything was shot on my Canon C300.

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Personal Site Launched

Zeiss ZF.2 Cine Primes

This week I launched a new personal web site. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a while, but I never carved out enough time to make it happen.

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Only Teasing

Well written, brilliantly acted, superbly directed, “BOSS” is quite a series. TNT licensed the episodes (originally broadcast on Starz) to air throughout Latin America, and we were lucky enough to get to edit the promos.

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