Category Archives: Films

Authentic Content Promo Reel 2017

Having been an agent for commercial artists for a couple of decades and now promoting myself as the creative I am SO much more empathetic to the difficulty of deciding what to show. Creating a "sizzle" reel is a process of selecting the best new work, parting ways with some old favorites, and combining it, somehow, into a visual narrative.

This is the best of what I do. This is what I love to do. This is me, without me being in front of the camera.

It is safe to say that I am a generalist within the broad niche of people-based videos. Yes, I've shot some products and done it well, but I sing best (no, you don't want to hear that!) with a person in front of the camera. I work with directors or by myself, with on-camera interviewers or by myself, with a crew of many or of very few. Often it is myself, or myself and one person that can capture a nice interview or testimonial.

In the past year I have vastly upgraded my equipment. In truth, given pretty much any camera I can capture a still or video clip of interest, but quality of the digital information, audio and video alike, does make a difference. Most of the newer work is at the front end of this reel. I think the difference shows.

So, take a look. Give a call. I am easy to talk to!

Interview with Jennifer Kennedy, founder of Footprints in Pink

Footprints in Pink is a new charitable organization that helps women diagnosed with breast cancer deal with all aspects of that diagnosis. Founder Jennifer Kennedy tells her story of having to hear that diagnosis twice for herself, how she came to start Footprints in Pink, and what the charitable organization offers to anyone that reaches out to them. I found Jennifer to be an amazing woman making a difference in the national community. This candid interview is truly authentic content.

Cystic Fibrosis “2017 Winemasters Fundraiser”

One of the best events of the year and a perennial top 10 charity wine auction, A Culinary Evening with The California Winemasters held at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, sold out again. With 50 internationally recognized chefs and 75 top wineries donating their time, talents and treasures in benefit of The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation it is an evening to remember.

Andy Gump “Bringing Our Best”

Andy Gump, a premier provider of temporary site services, always brings the best equipment, the best team, and the best attitude when providing portable sanitation, fencing and power. This one minute video is just a sample of their exceptional abilities.