Eyewitness

Posted on Aug 8, 2016 in Blog
Eyewitness

Shooting the “Eyewitness” series with actor, comedian & co-writer Dave Brennan and cinematographer & co-producer Kaz Ehara. All three spots were shot on location in and around Hamilton where apparently there are prime spots to see aliens, lake monsters and bigfoot.  

Fetish: Promotional Still

Posted on Apr 9, 2016 in Blog
Fetish: Promotional Still

Shooting publicity stills for a new project with dancer & choreographer John Henry Gerena. The only challenge with using  old analog technology like CRT televisions is avoiding the frame line as the television refreshes, a 20th century problem. On the other hand the cables are a lot cheaper.

Projection Design

Posted on Mar 12, 2016 in Blog
Projection Design

Rough sketch of projection design for “The Memory Project” by Sector N Collective. On two of the floors of the Cotton Factory where the piece was staged, large sliding freight doors offered unique opportunities for rear projection. Having the door slightly closed created the sense that the projected image was a space beyond the door and  “outside”. Photo […]

Joining The Circus

Posted on Jul 10, 2015 in Blog
Joining The Circus

Shooting a new short film with Bex Carney and Circus Orange in Hamilton. Images below: setting up for the dramatic bit… Thanks to Taryn Krueger for taking these shots.

Tuesday & Sundays: Stills Shoot

Posted on Apr 5, 2015 in Blog
Tuesday & Sundays: Stills Shoot

Dancing in a country lane – shooting the marketing image for Tuesday & Sundays. Above: the serious approach, below: the more playful solution and final choice to promote the show.

DeColores Festival: Stills Shoot

Posted on Sep 5, 2014 in Blog
DeColores Festival: Stills Shoot

Promotional headshots for Alameda Theatre’s 2014 Decolores Playwrights Festival. Simple portraits using a fast 50mm lens, natural light & a white bounce.

Paradise Red: Stills Shoot

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Blog
Paradise Red: Stills Shoot

Marketing stills for Alameda Theatre Company’s production of Paradise Red. The portrait of actor Alex Contraras (below) became the primary marketing image but the scream (above) was used alongside to tell you how his character really felt.

Inside the Drumlin

Posted on Oct 1, 2013 in Blog
Inside the Drumlin

Rumbling Drumlins is a project created by my friends Adam & Katja Thom of Agathom Architecture as part of Nuit Blanche 2013. My part in the project was to create a projection for the inside of the drumlin – the little old man inside the machine. The first challenge was creating enough space in the studio […]

Salome’s Clothes

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 in Blog
Salome’s Clothes

A raw still from a shoot for Body Theatre Company. The piece is a promotional video for Salome’s Clothes written by Donna St. Bernard and produced & directed by Clare Pruess. The play features featuring actresses (left to right) Karen Robinson, Neema Bickersteth & Virgilia Griffith.

Behind The Scenes

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog
Behind The Scenes

Shooting a series of short videos to promote Alameda Theatre Company’s upcoming production of “Chile Con Carne” was a family affair; my daughter Emma features as the little girl in each of the spots & the play is produced and directed by my wife Marilo. Chile Con Carne is about an eight year old girl […]