As a proof of concept for our clients, we developed, produced, filmed and served our first Television Commercial in-house on a shoestring budget. We utilized internal resources including our Design Team as crew and our physical office as locations. The commercial was served/ seen during the 2018 World Series and on ESPN amongst other networks. Roles: Storywriter, Producer, Production Manager, Director, Director of Photography (land and sea), Post Production Supervisor, Editor
QVC/ FFANY BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PSA
I produced, directed and edited this breast cancer awareness PSA for QVC/ FFANY and creative content agency Hiker. We used existing footage and produced new footage to tell the story. This was a powerful experience to be a part of. Roles: Producer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor
LITTLE STARTERS "KIDS WILL BE KIDS"
I produced, directed, DP'd and edited this lead campaign video for Little Starters and creative content agency Hiker. We wanted to capture pure joy so decided to setup a bunch of vignettes of kids making huge messes. We shot at frame rates that exceeded 120fps on the Sony F5 to make sure we captured as many frames of the action as we could. Roles: Writer, Producer, Production Manager, Director, Director of Photography, Editor
LOVE IS PROJECT "LOVE IS YOU"
'Love Is You' is a campaign video I produced, directed, shot and edited for the Love Is Project. This was a unique approach to filmmaking that started with imagery first. Words followed and a collaboration ensued. What I love most about this piece is it brought together a group of people who love to do what they do. I shot the water photography with the Sony A6000 (stock lens) and Meikon underwater housing. Aerial footage captured with my Phantom 3 Professional. Land footage (and photos) shot with the Canon 5D Mark iii. This video currently has over 125k views on Facebook. Roles: Producer, Director, Director of Photography (land and sea), Editor
RACHEL ROY'S FAVORITES 2017
I Produced and Directed this hybrid photo/ video shoot. As a Cinematographer/ Photographer I found great joy in producing a shoot that featured not only a professional fashion Photographer and his photo crew but also a Cinematographer and camera crew. In addition, I was able to capture BTS photography and 360 video for Rachel and team to complete a robust day of asset acquisition. Shot at Smashbox studios in Culver City. Roles: Producer, Director, Production Manager
ALITURA "THE CLAY MASK"
A branded documentary style campaign video featuring Alitura Naturals CEO and Founder Andy Hnilo. Production featured a two camera interview and several days of Broll pickups. Aerial photography by Drew Cobb. Roles: Writer, Producer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor
A campaign video I produced, directed, shot and edited featuring Voda Swim CEO and Founder Yulia Drummond. I operated with a Canon 5D3 and GoPro Hero4 Black. My underwater rig was a tripod I sunk to the bottom of the pool with 5 pound weights clamped to each (tripod) leg. Roles: Producer, Director, Director of Photography (land and sea), Editor
I produced, directed, shot and edited this spec campaign spot while at Hiker. I operated with the Sony a7S and was impressed with its low light performance. The second vignette was shot inside a bar at 64,000 ISO utilizing 100% available light. Roles: Producer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor
PEOPLE OF THE BABACK
I shot and edited this promo in collaboration with Artists Michelito Orquiola and Chalavie, Musician Runson Willis and the Trunk Gallery of Mar Vista, CA. Shooting with the Canon 5Dii in still photography burst mode created a trance-y, tribal, dream-like energy reflecting the vibe of the evening.
MAR VISTA MURALS
I produced, directed, shot and edited this two camera micro doc featuring local Los Angeles muralist DJ Neff. Natural light and a colorful palette were abundant for this piece about the Murals of Mar Vista. A small, nimble crew allowed us efficient, intimate access to DJ and his story. Roles: Producer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor
COLIN HEARTS KAY
I produced and and shot this micro budget feature film with my brother Sebastian. Our award-winning romantic comedy features live action and animation. It was one of the first feature films shot on the Canon 5D Mark 2. Roles: Producer, Director of Photography
Best Narrative Feature New York United Film Festival 2010 Audience Award New York United Film Festival 2010 Audience Award Brooklyn International Film Festival 2010 Best Narrative Feature Fallbrook Film Festival 2011
They said my childhood robot fan was dead. I brought it back to life for a short film project I made while in film class at UCLA in 2008. Roles: Writer, Director, Animator, Puppeteer, Director of Photography, Editor