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Shooting with the Sony FS700 & R5 4K Recorder in Haiti – Video Update

We finally got most of the gear up and running and kicked it up a notch to start filming the machete fighters in slow motion on a steadicam. To break down the setup, we've got the Sony FS700 (left) owned by DP Richard Patterson. This camera was released with a future...

Production in Haiti – Rum, Sugar Cane Fields, and Cap Rouge

Been in Haiti for the past few days for the currently untitled Haitian Machete Fencing Project. It's a short doc on Tiré Machet, a martial art of machete fencing mastered and taught by professor Avril. It's going to be very cinematically shot. We've got the Sony FS700...

Haiti, RISC Training, and US Travel – The Past Few Months

It's been a busy past few months with no hint of letting down anytime soon. Here's a recap of what's been happening and what's coming up. Haiti - I'm returning to Haiti to help out on an exciting short documentary project. It's about the vanishing art of Haitian...

On the road to Texas

On August 8 we hit the road from Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, to Plano, Texas, to shoot the short documentary Strike (www.strikethemovie.com). Here’s a recap of some of the stops we made along the way.

How to Use Your iPhone Overseas Without Going Broke

Got back from Haiti - great trip, I'll write about it soon. For now I just wanted to highlight some of the ways I use my iPhone to stay in touch without paying the ridiculously high data/voice rates. (These tips are from first hand experience with an iPhone on...

Return to the Island (Not the Cork, Hispanola)

I'm gearing up for an early Monday morning flight to Port-au-Prince, finally returning to Haiti. It's been a year and a half since the earthquake and nearly two and a half years since I was there for the first time. This time I'm returning (along with two awesome...

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