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Shooting The Strivers

We Strive This weekend, I teamed up with director Guy Shalem, and Writer/Producer Dave Castleman for a pilot proof of concept called “The Strivers.” Guy and Dave wanted a dramatic, high contrast look for this law drama. We shot with two Reds (Epic & Scarlet) with a set of Zeiss super speed MkII lenses. Thanks
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Cinematography Reel 2017

New for 2017 I’ve finally updated my reel!  It had only been three years since the last real (and reel) update…yikes.    Looking forward to seeing what 2017 brings!  Enjoy!

Is TV too Dark?

Turn the Lights On? I came across this article from Vulture.com, titled “TV Dramas Are (Literally) Too Dark”. What struck me about this opinion piece is that it was responding as a viewer to a creative “issue” that I think is real and prevalent in the cinematography of films and television right now. The author
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Little Dead Rotting Hood Trailer Released!

Exclusive! The trailer for “Little Dead Rotting Hood” is here! For more technical info from behind-the-scenes, click here! Enjoy!

Behind the Scenes on Minutes to Midnight!

Click to watch my Behind-The-Scenes Video! “Minutes to Midnight” is a horror feature, produced by Tiki Terrors and DeInstitutionalized. Directed by Chris Olen Ray. M2M stars William Baldwin, Bill Moseley, Richard Grieco, Dominique Swain, Viva Bianca, and Christopher Judge.

Shooting Little Dead Rotting Hood

Zombie Wolf Attack Fun! This has really been a fun show.  Wolves. Capes. Swords. Night Exteriors. Puppets.  …even a man in a wolf suit (which I swear is 90% for our personal entertainment on set). We’ve been shooting for two weeks now, with dueling Red Dragons.  “A Cam” is a Red Epic Dragon, and “B
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K5600 Lighting Demo

K5600 at Nu Boyana I’m very excited to have attended the K5600 presentation and lighting demo today at Nu Boyana Film Studios! Our gaffer, Strahil Predov, and producer Dimo Aleksandrov, arranged a special visit from the French/US company on our day off from the shoot. Jokers, Alphas, and Versatility Marc Galerne, CEO K5600, brought a
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Week 1 at Nu Boyana!

Here’s a look at our first week! 3 more to go! Click to watch the VIDEO Behind the scenes at Nu Boyana film school! Week 1 with mentors Ambika Leigh, Laura Beth Love, Toshko Chapkanov, and Petko Lungov, and Peter Mechkov.

Tabloid Vivant, Art-Horror-Thriller, Trailer Released!

Trailer Release and Premiere! “Tabloid Vivant” trailer has been released, and is set to premiere at the Cinema at the Edge Film Festival in Santa Monica on April 12th!  Tech Specs, Production Stills, and Tales from the Set Read more about the production in my “Tabloid Vivant” online portfolio.  And look at a lighting diagram
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5 Tips for Lighting Faces

Let’s Face It When we think of iconic cinematography, we most likely think of textured, “graphic” imagery…  shapes, quality of light, a striking composition… actual people may or may not even be present in the shots! Thus, it’s sometimes easy to focus on the “big picture” lighting and overlook the importance of the tiny details.
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