Video Equipment

Coffee Break – Blue is the New Red Huge Roast of Links

So a while back I used to post cool links each Wednesday for a Coffee Break series. For many reasons (mainly time and laziness), I haven't posted cool links in a while. But I still have a bunch saved up. So in the spirit of new beginnings, I'm just going to offload...

Documentary Tools 2.0

I'm a big Web 2.0 fan, so I unsurprisingly relied heavily on various tools to aid in research, notetaking, and organization to manage filmming the Cubicle Documentary. Here's a list of some of the tools that greatly helped me out, and others that I tried but didn't...

A Truck Full of Equipment

Each production gets a certain amount of equipment that I suppose someone deemed was enough to make a film. This is a standard package that has the camera, big and little sticks, dolly, dolly track, assortment of lights, sandbags, apple boxes, c-stands, light stands,...

GH3 Review for Filmmaker Magazine

When the Panasonic GH3 was listed on B&H I did something I had never done before. I pre-ordered a camera, sight unseen. And after returning from a shoot from Juarez, Mexico with it, I don’t regret it one bit. Check out my full write-up at Filmmaker Magazine.

Retirement Communities and Evangelical Churches for the NY Times

Earlier this year I co-produced two video pieces for the New York Times. The first was on retirement communities in South Florida that are seeing an increase in baby boomers moving in but were still working. They didn't want to retire, it was just a good real estate...

5 Best Alternatives to the Flip Video Camera

5 Best Alternatives to the Flip Video Camera

It’s been more than 10 years since the beloved Flip video camera shut down. If you’re looking for a pocket sized video recording device, we’ve got you covered with these 5 great alternatives to Flip.