Archive for the ‘View Online’ Category

This probably isn’t the most comprehensive list just because I know there are plenty of projects I’ve just ‘forgotten’ about over the years. But I’ll try to keep this as updated as possible.

ACTING
It’s All Good – August 2015, Music Video
Clerks – December 2006, Scene Reenactment, Acted as part of Cigarette Rally

WRITER/DIRECTOR/EDITOR
A Valentine – November 2017, Short Film, Writer/Director/Editor
Bitten – September 2017, Short Film, Editor
Flesh – October 2016, Short Film, Editor
Would You Be My Friend – May 2008, Short Film, Director, Co-Writer, Editor
Filmmaker: Brian Baker – May 2008, Promo Interview, Editor
Blow – February 2008, Experimental Video, Videographer, Editor
Montage – December 2007, Short Film, Writer, Director of Photography
90 Percent – November 2007, Short Film, Writer, Director, Editor
Two Knuckleheads and an XL2 – October 2007, Short Film, Writer, Director, Editor
Garbage Gifts – October 2007, Short Film, Co-Writer, Co-Director, Co-Editor
In The Studio – April 2007, Studio Show, Writer, Producer
Introducing Heidi – March 2007, Interview Piece, Writer, Producer

PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
Bedhead VS – Jan/Feb 2015, Casting Assistant
Reflection – Sept 2013 – Aug 2015, Short Film, Associate Producer, Assistant Editor
End Game – March 2009 – October 2009, Feature Film, Assistant Editor
Comedy Net – June 2008, Live Comedy Show, Production Assistant
Scum – November 2008, Short Film, Production Assistant
10K Mole Promo – September 2008, Promotional Video, Production Manager, Editor
Cork – April 2008, Short Film, Script Supervisor, 2nd Assistant Director
11:11 – February 2008 – April 2008, Short Film, Production Assistant
Ghost Eye Tree – December 2007-February 2008, Short Film, Set PA/Craft Services
Death Note – November 2007, Short Film, Set PA
4 Minutes – October 2007, Short Film, Production Assistant
Sunshine – May 2007, Short Film, Production Assistant
Mortal Fu – March 2007, Short Film, Writer, Production Designer
Presents – March 2007, Studio News Show, Writer, Audio 1

CAMERA DEPARTMENT
Japanese Society – June 2015, Dance Performance, Camera Operator
N/A – Music Video, May 2015, Grip
The 39 Days – May 2015, Short Film, Key Grip
Mee Productions – June 2010, Health Commercial, Camera Assistant
LO over VE – May 2010, Short Film, Camera Assistant/Audio Recorder
Carrie Z TV – June 2009, NYC Reality Show, Videographer, Editor
Dad Vail Regatta – May 2009, Live Crewing Event, Logger, Camera Assistant
Four Minutes – Apirl 2009 – May 2009, Short Film, Camera PA
Follow Focus – October 2008, Camera Assistant
NY Jazz All Stars – April 2008, Second Assistant Camera
John Lennon Performance Tribute – October 2006, Music Concert, Camera Operator, Floor Manager
Got A Light? – September 2006, Short Film, Assistant Camera
Drag – November 2007, Short Film, Second Assistant Camera
Pick Up The Phone – October 2007, 3 Commercials, Camera Operator
Whiskey Horse – October 2007, Short Film, Crew (Grip/Electric)
Choir and Chorus – May 2007, Concert, Lighting Engineer, Audio
Jazz Orchestra and Ensemble – May 2007, Concert, Camera Operator
Skittles Commercial – February 2007, Set Decorator, Gaffer
After Mass – December 2006 – March 2007, Short Film, B Camera Operator, Camera Assistant, Grip
Two Old Chaps – December 2006, Silent Film, Camera Assistant
Johnny Can’t Two Step – November 2006, Music Video, Second Assistant Camera, B-Roll Camera Operator
Converting Vegetarians – November 2006, Silent Film, Camera Assistant

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FLESH

“An avant-garde horror mash-up that follows a Black woman’s journey in destroying harmful habits. Internalized racism, misogyny and eurocentrism are topics discussed in this fast-paced ‘horror short’.”

 

This October in Philadelphia during the Eastern State Penitentiary’s Halloween fundraiser Terror Behind The Walls I met Chicago native Monika Estrella Negra; a filmmaker for Audre’s Revenge Films and founder of the Chicago Black & Brown Punk Show Collective. We immediately decided we should work together on future projects and so did. I became the editor for their short film ‘FLESH’.

Monika had wrote and directed this film; this showed through the footage they presented me with. The clips were organized by scene and corresponded greatly to the script. The script was in general an excellent blueprint in understanding the direction of the visuals, which of course made for better editing. They also had the perfect selection of music for the soundtrack to help convey the story; putting emphasis on the main character’s culture and it’s representation in this film via society.

There was a rather tight deadline of two weeks considering Monika had set up a Halloween premiere of the film. And that was actually more like five days for editing because of work at TBTW and elsewhere.; we were only able to work on the edit on the weekend, the ones before and during Halloween.

Flesh was edited on Adobe Premiere 6. We spent that last night before Halloween finishing the edit; and basically all of Halloween day exporting it. I delivered the final export not half an hour before the play button was pressed.

I may not think it’s perfect because every time I see something I made after the fact I will inherently find some mistake I missed or step skipped. However I do think this a wonderful film; relate-able on many levels, shown from a personal perspective not often seen and generally enjoyable. Essentially an all around awesome piece of work.

If you have Amazon Prime you can see the movie for free, or otherwise rent it.

AMAZON US LINK    —   AMAZON UK LINK

Also be sure to visit and support Audre’s Revenge

 

Check out the new music video from Whitney Peyton featuring Sounds. And you’ll see me as well. As I try being in front of the camera instead of behind it.

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Two artists (Jake & Negin) from BOS tell us a little about themselves and their work.

Short clip from memorial day. A few more to come.