Movie reviews, film making tips, and behind-the-scenes insight into various video productions.
It’s official! Our music video for the track “Crazy” by the artist J-Key just won an award for Best Music Video at the Ocktober Film Fest! This year, I’m astonished at the overwhelming positive feedback we’ve received for this music video. At the screenings where I’ve had the honor to sit in the audience, the video always gets a reaction of gasps and surprise. This isn’t a typical music video- Read More
I’m honored to announce that the music video for the track “Crazy” by the artist J-Key has the distinct honor of winning the award for Best Hip Hop Music Video at the prestigious LA Music Video Awards, 2020! The LA Music Video Awards is one of the most competitive and renowned film festivals for music video directors, and we are so humbled and grateful for the honor. There were many Read More
It’s crazy times we’re living in right now– maybe that’s an understatement. In March when the coronavirus was taking hold and New York City was slowly shutting down to mixed messages from the media and authorities. My colleagues and friends had been posting about the virus spreading in China and in Italy, so I was well aware of the danger at that time and had already started quarantining alone in Read More
STORY The story represents a personal real-life account of a friend’s journey, told using the metaphor of a silkworm spinning a cocoon. The tragic story of the silkworm is that in order to extract the silk to create fabrics, the cocoon must be destroyed, preventing the silkworm from ever becoming a moth. We wanted the meaning of the video to be open to interpretation, so we abstracted the story by Read More
When Emily Thomas came to me with this very personal story that she wanted to express in video form, I instantly could imagine how we could shoot this in a dreamy, cinematic way! At the time she already had a director who was working on it, but a few weeks later, when that director dropped out, Emily contacted me! We had worked together previously on Cellus Hamilton’s “Seeds” music video Read More
When the artist B. Good came to me with the concept of duplicating himself and playing two different characters in one scene, I was really intrigued! I knew that if done the right way, this could be a really cool, dramatic, and cinematic music video. By the end of the video, we reveal that the artist is alone, and the elements of the doctor’s office disappear. Was this ever a Read More