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Conversation with Michael Ajakwe Founder of LA Web Series Festival

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

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I met Michael in 2011 at the LA Web Series Festival where Often Awesome the series took home Outstanding Documentary Series from 2010-2012. He put on a great showcase for a ton of independent web series in Los Angeles, CA. I was so impressed by all the talented creative […]

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Thumbtack Your Profession

April 6th, 2011 · No Comments

I got an email this morning from Basically it is a job board to help anyone who is an independent contractor or even a business to list their services for potential clients. I just listed mine as, Multimedia Producer and Final Cut Pro Editor, on Thumbtack.
I’m back in the game as an […]

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Follow Focus with Legos for DSLR Cameras

October 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

For the past year I have been shooting the majority of my work with the Canon 7D. I absolutely love the image. Here is a very clever idea how to make a follow focus with legos for any digital SLR camera.

Here is the video on how to make it.

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My Birthday Wish…You Can Help Make It Happen

May 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

OK, my 36th birthday falls on May 31st, Memorial Day, most people will be off of work and have an extra day on the weekend. You can thank me by helping me celebrate my birthday by raising money for my friend Timothy LaFollette. He is battling ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). My goal is to […]

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Easily Make a Skater Dolly

May 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Big thanks to Rob Imbs over at for this great how-to video.

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Donate Something For an ALS Benefit Show

May 6th, 2010 · No Comments

Just wanted to let everyone know that there is another benefit show for our friends Tim and Kalyan who are battling ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). All proceeds will go to help with Tim’s quality of life care. This event is planned for Tuesday, May 18, 2010 starting at 8:00pm.
Performers that night include The Numbers […]

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Off to NATPE LATV Fest

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

I arrived in LA yesterday around 2 PM, after missing the connecting flight in Houston. Took a cab to Philippa’s house a good high school friend, where her neighbor took me to her car. Got in her car and was on my way to another old friend from Montclair. Simon Cote and […]

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Finders Fee

May 4th, 2009 · No Comments

I am not Marshall…so I didn’t get the job. I can deal, for now. Springtime is here and that means a lot of businesses and films are ready to shoot. I have about 3 plugins/software apps to review in the next few weeks and getting crazy amounts of referral based business, which […]

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New Year, New Goals

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Hey everyone,
I hope the new year finds you well and prosperous.  2008 was a great year and 2009 looks to be even better.  I’ve learned so much working with so many talented people this past year I just wanted to say thanks and I look forward to working with you again.
I also am planning a […]

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Royalty Free Community

October 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments

I just created a group over at Vimeo called the Royalty Free Community for filmmakers. My goal is to have a place where filmmakers can go and share footage that they own the rights to so other filmmakers can use it in their projects. How often have you shot some really cool footage […]

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