Category Archives: Directors

DGA: New Trends in Distribution of Independent Films

On tuesday night, Jon and I went to an event at The Directors Guild of America that was focused on new trends in distribution of independent films. Obviously, given that How We Got Away With It is almost finished, this … Continue reading

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How We Got Away With It. Color Correction/Grading.

The cut of How We Got Away With It has, essentially, been locked. After many many different cuts and a major reworking about halfway through the editing process, Jon and Tony have reached a cut that we are very happy … Continue reading

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Mutual Friends.

Last week I did a day on the upcoming feature film Mutual Friends.  Roweena MacKay, our line producer from How We Got Away With It was also the line producer on Mutual Friends.  The week before I was G-Chatting with … Continue reading

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Prospects Pilot

I’ll have posts coming up over the next few days on the whirlwind crazy last month that I’ve had. Time lies when you’re having very busy fun. (That sentence was meat to say “time flies….” but I’m keeping the typo. … Continue reading

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Rough Cut Done!! (30 days)

I’m neck deep in teaching and rehearsals right now. My good friend Rick Sordelet is in Rome putting the fights together for Ben Hur Live! which is a massive stadium style touring show with about 400 actors and two four … Continue reading

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Shooting Journal. Day Off 2.

Today we had our 2nd day off on the film. It’s smack in the middle of a run of overnight shoots, which is a little tough on the body.  I prefer to get used to working the overnights and stay … Continue reading

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Shooting Journal. Day 3.

Today was definitely one of the most challenging days I’ve ever had as an artist.  Not to say I’m some great “artist” or anything, but just to say it was one of the most challenging days I’ve every had with anything arts … Continue reading

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Location Scout 2, How We Got Away With It

Last week Jon (our Director), Michael (DP), and I went up to Rochester to look at the locations. Jon and I had gone up in the beginning of spring for a very grey few days of initial scouting.  I was very excited to get … Continue reading

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Skateboard video guy in the 90’s, Director/Cinematographer in 2010.

I’ve taken to reading and following a handful of photographers blogs.  While I’m reading it never fails that I bump into one of them, through first person or conducting an interview with another photographer, talking about shooting skateboard videos when they were younger.  Most … Continue reading

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