Thursday, February 4, 2010

The Faces of Transcarpathia

Jesse Ewing of Inkleaf Studios just finished this new cover for the series of short films on SARA's Ukrainian projects.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Roma Settlement Film

This is one of the last two of a series of short films I shot in Transcarpathia, Ukraine in June and July of 2008 for S.A.R.A. This Roma, or Gypsy settlement is on the outskirts of the city of Bergaszas. The music was recorded in a Roma church and the voice over is by S.A.R.A.'s Rev. Stephen Szylagi.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Friday, November 6, 2009

New Hardcover Photo Book

WOOSTER--I recently finished editing the following book. You can preview it and order it at the following link!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The Oak Barrel Company

WOOSTER--Among other new and on-going projects I recently edited this short film/commercial for my friend Chris Deffenbaugh. Chris is the owner, founder and artist behind the Oak Barrel Company (, a business that he began some years ago. Chris began taking reclaimed whiskey and wine barrels and turning them into various pieces of furniture. Some are fairly straightforward--a barrel with a door and shelves or a wine-rack inside. Other pieces include benches made of the staves which have a lovely Asian feeling. Chris also takes various pieces of industrial salvage--huge saw blades and drive chains and gears and modifies them into one-of-a-kind pieces. Another piece, the subject of this video, is the piano table. A beautiful coffee table with the harp from an upright piano as its base.

Chris shot the footage himself on a PS digicam and I edited it into this film. The music was graciously provided by Josh Krajcik. I have been doing photo and media work for Chirs and the Oak Barrel Company for years now but this is the first video. More are planned so stay tuned!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Monkey of the Day

Shot by Blair at my request on her tricorder on planet Phoenix