META is my second 16mm film and the first time I used artificial lighting with film. I took a different approach to storytelling all together from anything I’ve done in the past. I wanted to create a more abstract film geared towards evoking a feeling of love and desire rather than telling a linear narrative. In essence “META” tells the story of a female overcoming her fear and opening herself up to a man.read more
Archangel is my very first attempt at shooting on 16mm film. My focus was more technical with this film. Coming from working with 3D animation so often it was a huge change in thinking. Overall it was a very fun experience in spite of shooting the entire thing without an official assistant and untrained talent! Unfortunately some of my last shots were just underexposed due to arriving on location too late in the day due to traffic. Nevertheless it was a great experience.
Shot on an Arriflex SR3 with Kodak 250D 16mm film
Music: “Hoppipolla” – Sigur Ros
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This past Friday I was invited to be a guest on WKNC 88.1 FM to talk about my films, Maiden Flight & Infinite, playing in this years NCSU Student Short Film Showcase. If you didn’t get a chance to catch the broadcast you can hear it all hear, as well as read about where my mind was leaving the studio.read more
Maiden Flight is a story about the strength it takes to let go of what you love most by showing how far a handicap man will go to give his wife a dream, even if she is not alive to see it. In doing so he sees what he is capable of in spite of his despair…read more