One other thing I’ve been meaning to mention but have been on this crazy edit schedule (and Matte Painting Challenge). I’m currently working on the second season of Lizard Lick Towing. It’s a reality show about a repo/towing company that gets involved in crazy repos, with crazy people. I’ve gotten to work with some really great editors, and producers on this show and look forward to seeing some of my episodes air. I know reality TV gets trashed a lot by a lot of people, but its pretty remarkable how much time and effort goes into making an episode of not just this show, but any reality show. The show airs on Tru Tv Monday nights at 10:00pm. If you’ve got the time, check it out, or DVR it for later.
Recently over at Video Copilot.net, Andrew Kramer put up a still from something he’s working on and proposed a challenge; create a matte painting for the background. The rules were simple, replace everything above the horizon line with something in the same vein as the movie Prometheus. I have never done a matte painting before and decided to take a crack at it. I forced myself to use Photoshop exclusively to create the matte painting seeing as it was a still frame and i don’t use Photoshop as much as i should. What i learned? Read the rest of First Matte Painting »
So i haven’t posted since December. A lot has gone on since then, let me bring you up to speed. Chef Roble´& Co. did really well. Thanks to all that watched. There is a good chance we might see another season. In January I was in Las Vegas for CES with MTV Geek. I Got to play with the New Canon Read the rest of Been a while, But Been Busy »
Happy Holiday’s! See that guy to the left? That’s Chef Roble´. He’s one of the best, most creative chefs in NYC and he’s got a new show on Bravo “Chef Roble´& Co”. It’s a great show about a Chef who starts his own catering business. It’s pretty crazy. They cater celebrity parties, small parties, a crazy medevil party and even sex toy party. It’s a lot of fun and Read the rest of Chef Roble´ & Co. Now Playing on Bravo »
Got a bunch of stuff to update. First off thanks to everyone at Red Marble Media for having me down to help with the online for the upcoming History Channel special “How The Earth Made Man”. I had a good time working with Kevin, Steven, and Frank. I also got to finally nail down a workflow for Canon DSLR footage and the Avid (With a lot of help from Steven Dost). I’ll be posting a tutorial Read the rest of History Channel, Props, Tutorials and Timelapse. »
It’s been a busy week, first up been working on a show for The History Channel called “How the Earth Made Us”. Been a good gig and met some really good producers. Also one of the producers came up with a great workflow for using Canon 5D and Avid Media Composer. I’ll share more when I have more time.
Next, this weekend is The New York Comic Con and I’m super psyched to be working with MTV Geek on Read the rest of NYCC, History Channel, & Severed »
Things have been busy. Been jumping between both Avid and FCP jobs the last two months. Looks like none of my clients have adopted Final Cut Pro X yet. Guess the verdict is still out on that one . Been working on props for the upcoming short we’re doing. Currently we’re building and aging guns and explosive devices. Read the rest of Today was a good day, didn’t even..(you know the rest) »
Just a quick up date today. Tanked premiered Friday night on Animal Planet and is getting a good response. There are 5 more episodes to come. Thanks again to Nancy Glass Productions for bringing me on to that project. Don’t forget to check out some of the online content (which i worked on). In other news our set is done, and we are currently building props and doing FX tests for our up comping short. I’ll be sure to post something soon.
My six months with Nancy Glass Productions in Philadelphia and I’ll be moving on to the next gig. The show i worked on is called “Tanked” and will premier on Animal Planet August 19th, at 9:00pm. Thanks to everyone at Nancy Glass Productions that made me feel welcome and appreciated. Tomorrow I’ll be back to the mass transit commute heading to NY to work with some good friends that I’ve missed the last six months. Read the rest of Philadelphia, New York, San Diego Comic-Con »
The bored looking fellow in this photo is my Brother Eric. Why is he bored? Well, he spend a good 4 1/2 hours under hot lights on a set we’ve been building while Mike “Simon” Ulatowski, and I began our mission to match our Sony Ex-1 and Letus adapter to a Canon T2i. There are a lot of great forums online with people talking about matching these two rigs, but really no true definitive way to do it. We would like to shoot our upcoming Read the rest of Matching Sony EX-1 and the Canon T2i »