The Puppet Master helps you learn lines

AARP recently ran a story coined “Technology Whiz Kids Over 50”. They contracted me to make a video on one of the featured innovators; David H. Lawrence XVII. He is an Actor, Tech Entrepreneur and Voice Over Artist. He played … Continue reading

Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood

Jeff Dunham, the wildly popular and internationally acclaimed comedian and ventriloquist, is coming to NBC to star in his own special, Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood, set for Thursday September 17 at 8/7c. I shot the scripted cold open segment … Continue reading

Separated is back from film festivals in New York, Oregon, Arkansas and more

  After traveling around the states and showing at film festivals in New York, Oregon, Arkansas and Arizona, our favorite wind up toys have come home to Los Angeles! Separated will screen as an official selection at the LA Shorts … Continue reading

The Big Meet rides the film festival circuit

After premiering at the LA Shorts Fest, The Big Meet, a short film I shot for director Christian Elder, continues to ride the film festival circuit. It won the Earth Award at the Cinerock International Film Festival in October and … Continue reading

The Look of Harmonia – making an experimental film

I recently finished making an experimental film with director Bogdan Darev. It will serve as his first feature film and we are calling it Harmonia. This was my second collaboration with the Bulgarian director, his metaphorical short film–Listen—which explored themes … Continue reading

The Look of The Republic of Rick – a must-see mockumentary

“I call you the Doctor because it was like watching a surgeon at work and I was proud to have you on our production. I think you’re what every director would look for in a director of photography. You need … Continue reading

The look of Separated, a miniature short film about adventure and romance

As a follow up to Behind You–best film at the Carnival of Darkness festival in 2012–I delve into my 2nd collaboration–a miniature short film–with writer and director Benjamin Freiburger. And joining us this time is co-writer, editor, and producer Grant … Continue reading

A film noir short closes one of the largest short film festivals in the world

A short film I shot for writer and director Christian Elder, The Big Meet has been selected for The Los Angeles International Short Film Festival. This festival is Academy Award accredited with 44 participating films having been nominated in its … Continue reading

The look of diversity in a comedic short film

Earlier this year, I shot a comedic short film written, directed, and produced by Jan Tussing called The Homecoming. It’s about Jonas, a gay Mormon student who runs away from his problems rather than confronting them head-on. To frame a … Continue reading

The Big Meet – a film noir short film

A film noir short film executive produced by Lane Carlson; producer, Jessica Mathews; screenplay, Christian Elder and Lance Dean. Starring Lane Carlson, Mike Genovese, Jessica Mathews and Rachel Middleton.  A Los Angeles screenwriter with a severe drinking problem meets a … Continue reading