Making Of: AI Media – Intelligent Path

A while ago I was approached by my friend DJ of  STEM Films to work on a project for AI Media. From the start I wanted to focus on creating a unique aesthetic that would lend itself to the the high-tech data saturated content that AI deals with. I came up with style-frames that were inspired by long exposures taken at night in urban areas, in this case the headlights of the cars representing individuals.

The Hobbit – My Two Cents on High Frame Rate

I sat anxiously in the theater waiting for The Hobbit to start, everything I knew about what to expect from high frame rate had me nervous. Would it look like I was watching a 60fps soap opera? Would it have that tainted aesthetic of every consumer digital video camera from the days before the 24fps 35mm DSLR revolution? I had made a pact with myself though. Throw away any preconceived notions about the format and simply watch it with an open mind.

Guide to Light Systems for Film and Television

Introduction

Let’s start by coming to an understanding that the list of lighting tools is long as long as it is complicated. This is a collection of the most common lighting tools that you will encounter on set and their basic function.

Power Management on Set

Most film lights draw huge amounts of power, so understanding a few basic concepts of electricity will ensure you don’t ever blow a breaker while out on a shoot. Let’s get started with a refresher on electricity. [Header photo credit: Ricardo Diaz]

Motion Graphics Show Reel 2012

I have been busy over the last 12 months creating motion graphics and VFX magic! Check out my new showreel featuring the cream of the crop projects of 2012 including: Motion graphics, 3D animation, visual effects, and cinematography! If you dig it, please share it with your friends! What is your favorite part? Leave a comment below!