Sunday, September 21, 2008

Kid Cams

This is what happens when you let little kids borrow your digital camera.

"Dancing" with the Hai Chau Kids.

After teaching a filmmaking / videography session, the kids from the Hai Chau Community Home created this video. They came up with the idea and the plot. Kong (the kid with his shirt off) was the director. The kids literally told me (via Tam, our ever-talented translator) what to shoot and how to shoot it. I just set up the camera and pressed record and stop.... and then added a little music. We got to screen the short film there at the orphanage. The kids cheered and laughed.

Kong setting up the shot.

Tam and Kong giving their approval.

World Premier.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Touristy Videos and Images.

A few bits of documentation from our day trip to Hue, Vietnam.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Videos for you to Watch

Boat ride. Frank made me stop recording when I accidently insulted his facial hair.

Yo on the Soccer ball.

Yo in the hand-made dragon suit

Frank introduces mural.

My favorite moment of the night.

Images for you to look at.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Videos from Thursday

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Exotic Brew

Sarah shares with us a culinary adventure inside of the Hong Kong International Airport.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Off to Vietnam!

It's 4:29AM. We're in the airport. That's about it. Sarah Jenkins and Erin Swanson will be blogging more extensively at:
Frank is tired.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Friday, July 18, 2008

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Friday, June 20, 2008

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Friday, May 30, 2008


A few fisheye pictures from the last couple of weeks.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Mute Math Vlogs

Here are a couple of video blogs I've produced for Mute Math here at the studio in New Orleans.

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Youtube Off - Bad Music Videos

Last night we had a good ol' fashioned youtube off. I'm sure you're familiar with this tradition. It starts with one person saying, "hey I have to show you this video on youtube"... then someone is like... 'yeah, that's funny, but have you seen this!" And bam, out of thin air we have a youtube off. Here's the play-by-play from last night's youtube off.

It all started with the question, "What is the worst music video you've ever seen?" I quickly searched this one... I have to say, I've never feel stranger than I do after watching this video.

Then someone responded with this one... it has major early 90s factor.

Then, this music video took it to the next level

That's where it ended. It was a good youtube off.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Studio Tour with Papa G and Mimi J

Paul's grandparents came by to check out the studio. I followed them around with my camera for 5 minutes... and this is what happened.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Happy Mother's Day!

This is a special Mother's Day video blog. There's nothing like an ecard to tell mom how you really feel. Love you Mom!

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Try JibJab Sendables!

Friday, May 09, 2008

Kids Making Movies!

This is my favorite short film from this year's SATO 48. It was made by the kids of my friend, Frank Gonzales. He let them write and shoot it. It is beautiful.

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

How to Pack a Trailer w/ Mute Math

Here's a video I produced for Mute Math while in Nashville. Jordan is pretty darn funny in this one.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

SATO 48 2008

Here is this year's SATO 48 film. Hope you like it!

Monday, April 28, 2008

Giving it Back to Kids

A few months ago I visited Vietnam with my good friends, Sesha, Jen and Reese at Convey Studios. We had the pleasure of working with Giving it Back to Kids, a nonprofit corporation that has one goal in mind: serving the orphans and widows of Vietnam. They brought us over to take photos and video so they could share the work they were doing with people back home. Somewhere along the way I got overwhelmed with the goodness they were bringing to the community and found myself in tears multiple times a day. Something amazing happens inside you when you see a forgotten, parent-less child receive a hug from an adult who cares about them. Something amazing happens when, in front of your eyes, an impoverished family is given not just a home and a means of living but dignity. The videos that follow are a gratis project I did for Giving it Back to Kids in order to express my thanks for allowing me to be a part of something so beautiful and redeeming. Check them out for yourself:

Bikes for Kids

Hai Chau Orphanage

The Father's House


New Homes

New Homes Part 2

Friday, April 25, 2008

Morgan Eats Cheetos

Actual video footage of my girlfriend eating chips on the phone.

Monday, April 21, 2008

New Orleans Blog Number 1

After this I wandered around the French Quarter, had a shrimp po boy, met some annoying drunk people and generally had a good time.

Friday, April 04, 2008

Fish Eyes

Some of my very first fisheye images from our trip to Asia... and then there's a few from Kansas City.

Shooting Mute Math in Nashville

Production on the Mute Math documentary has finally begun. I've been in Nashville for the past two days gathering footage. We're planning to go to New Orleans sometime soon to start recording. Apparently we're waiting on some recording gear. There has been a fair amount of drama involved in the process of moving and I'm sure you'll hear all about it when you watch the documentary. From what I hear I have to be sort of careful about posting video or audio or screenshots of the time we spend here so just hang in there... we'll have some images really soon.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Megan and Nate - Super 8mm in Playa Del Carmen

Sometimes my job sucks... and sometimes I get to go to Mexico with my good friend Dawn Shields. Check out the official Dawn Shields Photography blog... or you can go to her real website.

Monday, March 24, 2008

The Arctic Boogie Jive Squad

Here's a short little film we made back behind the studio.

It's sort of in the vein of this one...

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Remember when the Daily Show was awesome?

So, what have I been up to lately? Well, editing wedding videos… and watching Steve Carell’s late 90s daily show stories. Do youself a favor and go to the Daily Show’s website, search for “Steve Carell”, go to the 21st page of result and start watching! Here are a few of my favorite.

Monday, March 17, 2008

Christie and Vince - The First Dance

I've seen a lot of first dances in my day, but no one quite expected this...

Saturday, March 15, 2008

The Final Few

Here you go folks, the last batch of blog videos we made during our little trip to Asia.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Lost in Translation

Here are some of my favorite mistranslated Asian t-shirts. This town doesn't sleep for 24 hours!