At Preston Castle

Back in the spring of 2009, I had the opportunity to work on my first feature film. Then called “Dark Fear”, the film was ultimately released under the title “At Haunting at Preston Castle“. I had two primary roles, BTS (Behind the Scenes) Camera Operator and Streaming Engineer.


Introducing Bokeh

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been referencing a big “secret project” in the works. Today, I can let the proverbial cat out of the bag. Along with friends, Andy Sullivan, Geoffrey Orthwein, Joe Lindsay, Brent Schnarr & Briene Lermitte, I will be producing Bokeh, an independent feature film. During June 2014, we will be…

“The Awareness”, An Amazing Sci-Fi Short

Last week, I shared Craft Truck’s interview with Gordon Willis. One of Willis’ core tenets is “simplicity” and “The Awareness” is powerful in it’s use of this principle. The core idea is very simple, but not simplistic. The cinematography establishes a brooding, contemplative tone that carries through the film’s 17:37 run time. Again, the cinematography…

Guillermo del Toro on Vampires

Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro presents a short, but fascinating, analysis of the vampire in literature and what modern interpretations (e.g. Twilight) say about modern society. I love del Toro’s work and am a fan of intelligent horror films. However, I share this as an “influence” because it is a great example of how fiction, regardless…