Film and video are emotional mediums, and as such they function best when they are communicating at an emotional level. Video as a medium is a bout connecting with characters and experiencing their feelings. Content that requires heavy data or concrete information can sometimes be anti-emotional and is best left to other mediums. However, when […]
I’m working on a short film project, and I threw together a set of mood boards to examine the approach I wanted to take to composition. I’m experimenting with a lot of spatial expansion using wide lenses to push people apart and establish a lot of context to the space. Notable references are obviously “King’s […]
I had the privilege of working with Cuyana on their launch campaign last year and since then they have been doing a great. Tech Crunch has a great writeup on Fashion Brand Cuyana, and their upcoming partnerships with Real Simple. Bonus, you may recognize the screenshot Check it out.
Well right now I’m neck deep in pre-production for one of the more technical shoots I’ve tackled recently. We are working on a campaign for the Naeldi Collection. This is an exquisite collection of fine jewelry requiring an exquisite, albeit technically complex, production to match. We’ve been working through storyboard revisions, casting, lighting and screen […]
Recent fashion startup, Cuyana, has been generating a lot of buzz with their, “Fewer Better Things” approach to fashion. In April the tasked Cultivate Studios with creating a three part brand video series for their re-brand. I worked with them as the director on this project to create a memorable unique approach that would celebrate […]
Recently I had the opportunity to travel overseas again to work on a docu project in the country of Myanmar. It was a great opportunity, we worked with my go to favorite camera kit for run and gun work the Canon C300. I have been privileged to travel around the world on productions, and Myanmar […]
Chicago Punk Band Flatfoot 56 recently selected me to helm their latest music video project. The track is courage off of their latest Album “Black Thorn”. It will be an homage to the working class centered around a 1940’s Chicago Shipyard. Research and development work is underway already and it looks as though there will […]