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Shooting Multicam as a Solo Filmmaker

Let’s dive into how to approach multicamera event shoots as a solo shooter or as a small team.

I Watched Babylon and I hated it…

I thought maybe this time Damien Chazelle would deliver something I could love. Then an elephant took a shit on the camera lens. And that’s just the first two minutes.

What is the Optimal Sampling Rate for Audio? (It’s All About the Aliasing)

Honestly, I don’t actually answer the question in the video. I give some reasons why some engineers say it’s 60 kHz – but that’s about it. What I do cover is Aliasing spurred on by a very interesting question about being the hear the difference between Sine Waves and Square Waves. Sorry for all the […]

What Non-Creatives Don’t Understand about Motion Picture +AMA

It’s all about choice – and then you can ask me anything and let’s chat.

The Pitfalls of Writing History as Narrative

I can’t think of a better click-baity title so that’s all you’re going to get there. I’m going to talk about how I think about writing non-fiction and then we’ll hang out and chat.

Early February Hangout

Busy cleaning my studio but I need a break. Let’s hang out and chat. Maybe talk about Wandavision and the Expanse.

COSMOS – How I Made a No-Budget Sci-Fi Movie

If you’re a filmmaker like me, you’ve always dreamed of directing your own full length feature – finally writing that burning story and taking it from script to screen. But for independent filmmakers like us, that feature debut is the greatest creative challenge we’ll ever face… I know this, because I’ve just done it. My […]

Are Films Worse Now Than They Were in 1972?

Every film buff ought to know that 1972 gave the world what many consider the best film ever made: The Godfather So 1972 must have been a knock out year for cinema – way better than the crap that’s coming out in 2016. Well… let’s go through a few “not so classic films” all which hit […]