Archive for October, 2014

The Recycle Something “Imaginary Playground” :30 PSA was awarded a 2014 NATAS Mid-America Emmy Award in the Community/Public Service Single Spot or Campaign category on Sep. 27.

Recycle Something "Imaginary Playground" wins Emmy Award

Recycle Something “Imaginary Playground” wins Emmy Award
























I wrote, produced, directed, shot and edited this spot (whew–that’s a lot of hats). Excellent support from the City of Fayetteville, the great cast and crew, the recycling division and Brian Pugh, and especially Executive Producer Fritz Gisler, whose name also adorns the Emmy and deservedly so. Here’s a link to the spot. Please feel free to share, pass along, and such.


Fred Murphy, ASC, now on his sixth season of the hit TV series The Good Wife, discusses his lifelong commitment to Panavision and the use of Panavision gear and support on the show. I wrote this one, naturally, for Panavision. Read more…

Fred Murphy, ASC

Fred Murphy, ASC

Documentarian Robert Greene pushes the boundaries on the age-old question of whether documentaries can be subjective and contain staged or re-created material. His latest film, Actress, includes all three to tell a compelling story. I wrote this for the October issue of American Cinematographer, but you will need to be a subscriber for this one. Here…


Cinematographer Svetlana Cvetko discusses her use of OConnor fluid heads and camera support gear while shooting The Architect. I wrote this one for OConnor. Read more…

Svetlana Cvetko

Svetlana Cvetko