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Entries from November 2008

Video Editor’s Wish List

November 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I don’t expect anyone to get me these, hence the title wish list. Here we go.
TwoneilHD Static 35mm Adapter

I own a HV20, it is a great HDV camera and I use it quiet a bit. I’d love to add some additional lenses and some depth of field to my videos. Make them […]

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Tags: Filmmaker

Spend An Evening With Dotmatrix Project

November 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Tuesday, December 2nd, 7pm @ The Carousel Grand in Greensboro, NC, will be screening all the music videos that we shot for the dotmatrix project. Plus, they will be screening some of the filmmakers short films on the big screen. Such as; Corporate Assassin, Ninjas vs Pirates, The Key, Gi Ho Lo: The […]

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Tags: Message · Personal

Short Film Friday: The Auditioner

November 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The Auditioner from Kate on Vimeo.
Produced by The Actor Diaries

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Tags: Short Film Friday · Video

Happy Thanksgiving

November 27th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I have much to be thankful for, but it all started with my ABC’s… Thanks Mom, Dad and Sean, I love you all.

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Tags: Personal

This Is What It Sounds Like When Hard Drives Die

November 26th, 2008 · No Comments

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]
It sounds like a healthy heart in a hospital but in actuality it is a dead hard drive. I’m so pissed, I just looked at the contents and was about to archive some DVDs I burned. I hate this. I froze it, tried another enclosure and […]

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Tags: Profession

Just Another Week

November 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

It was a busy week. I shot and edited 5 commercials, helped to shoot a really cool dotmatrix project show and drove to Staunton, Virginia and shot Dr. Bill Schneider speaking at the Woodrow Wilson Library’s annual luncheon.
I had some time to reflect on the busy week.
Commercials
I’m contracted filmmaker in the Greensboro area for Turnhere.com, […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Personal · Profession

Short Film Friday: History of America – Cowboys Vs. Astronauts

November 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments

This is not as short as the others I post. But it is one of the best I’ve seen in a long time. Enjoy this during your lunch break. Thanks Rick for the tip.
History of AmericaUploaded by sabotage
There are few stories better known or more beloved that the American Origin story. Indeed, […]

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Tags: Creative · Short Film Friday · Video

Red One Vs Film

November 19th, 2008 · 49 Comments

I invite all voices to please join in on this conversation. I really need some solid evidence in order to back your opinion. Let’s discuss it like this… First and foremost, which camera should I shoot with? Next, what budget range should you shoot with the Red or 35mm film?
The Red […]

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Tags: Conversation · Filmmaker · Message

Short Film Friday: Corporate Assassin Episode 2: Rising Sunset

November 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This is the second episode for Corporate Assassin. I spent some time on this one, it was probably the most difficult to write and shoot. I mean how can I target a 75 year old man? I wanted to work with my dad…so if you hate me for going after this poor […]

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Tags: Creative · Filmmaker · Personal · Short Film Friday · Video

Dogs of Chinatown Behind The Scenes

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments

I shot over 35 hours of footage and god forbid if I was to edit any of it. So I passed it along to Micah and here is how he views what happened behind the scenes on his film, Dogs of Chinatown. Jesse Knight, I haven’t passed your footage on to him yet […]

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Tags: Filmmaker · Original · Video