Category Archives: Production Notes

Art Safari 2015
Filmmaking 101: Hold the Realism

Filmmaking 101: Hold the Realism

Many people think they have a preference for Realism. They don’t. From Wikipedia: “In the interview compilation book Directing the Film (Acrobat Books), Mamoulian declared a strong preference for a stylized look to his scenes, stating that he was more interested in creating a poetic look to his films than in showing ordinary realism. Parts of Becky Sharp, ... Read More »

Higher, Faster, Stronger

Higher, Faster, Stronger

In video production, you sometimes get to see someone’s dreams come true. This is one of those stories. Arielle Gold is well on her way to being a household name. If you have a teenager who snowboards, ask them. They know. I met Arielle two years ago in a video profile piece for Sports Illustrated with ... Read More »

Summit of Mt. Audubon, CO — Production Location
Grand Central NYC – Production Locations

Grand Central NYC – Production Locations

One of the joys of filmmaking is shooting in some of the most beautiful, most iconic places on the planet. Here, we visit Grand Central Station in New York City.  This neo-classical marvel has become iconic for its association with the hustle and bustle of modern life, yet in our timelapse footage one notices the ... Read More »

Starz Denver Film Fest Bows Nov. 6

Starz Denver Film Fest Bows Nov. 6

The Denver Film Festival’s 2013 slate highlights films by Jason Reitman, Alexander Payne, and Paolo Sorrentino. The Denver Film Festival 2013 schedule is now available on the Denver Film website.  This year brings some great talent back to Denver. SDFF 2013 will screen more than 250 features, shorts, music videos and student films, representing 44 ... Read More »