Hollyhock Workshop Story.Money.Impact!

I’ve had a great few days on Cortes Island after being awarded a scholarship opportunity to attend the Hollyhock Centre’s ‘Story – Money – Impact’ conference on the current state of Documentary film in North America. It was a fantastic meeting of minds and really opened my eyes to some new and ermging models of funding for contemporary documentary as well as some of the new forms the genre is taking in both style and outreach.  Read more

Colours of Edziza recognition

  The ‘Best Shorts’ festival of California awarded Colours of Edziza its ‘Award of Merit’ yesterday citing the “notable artistic and technical productions” of the film. Its great to be receiving positive feedback so early on. The film was also given special mention and support by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society yesterday, which is a great honour. http://www.rcgs.org/programs/expeditions/2015-tahltan-leadership-expedition.aspRead more

Speakerface Video Award

The duo ‘Speakerface’ last night won two awards at the Vancouver Island Music Awards, including ‘Music Video of the Year’. Congrationlations to Trent and Eric! It was great fun shooting the video with them back in February of 2014 at Trent’s home on the Island. and a real pleasure working with my friend Trent who is such a talented visual artist. I shot the piece on the (then new) Sony FS700, but it was Trent’s initial vision, creative craft work and setRead more

Colours of Edziza World Premiere!

Its been a crazy last few months pulling this altogether in time for our world premiere at VIMFF (Vancouver International Film Festival), but we’ve done it! We had a great night last in Vancouver to a packed house at the Centennial Theatre.   http://www.coloursofedziza.comRead more

Eryn Sharpe Trio

Had a great time shooting with these guys back in December. Leon came to me with a neat idea for a promotional video that would showcase the variety of music that the band is able to offer and we worked together to realize his vision.  Read more

Scott Shea – Music Videos

  I got the chance to produce three live music videos for Scott Shea’s new project over the last few weeks. Its been great working with old friends and making a few new ones, we had a blast! Check out the video links below! A very talented bunch.        Read more

Training for ‘Colours of Edziza’

Its been pretty full on training lately preparing for the Expedition film ‘Colours of Ediziza’ splitting my time between technical considerations for the filming aspects as well as glacial expedition skills development on the mainland. Here’s a few shots from a recent crevasse safety session up at mount Matier near Pemberton, BC. It was great fun, despite being eaten alive by the mosquito’s!Read more

The Witness Blanket

Its been an incredible journey working on this project with Media One Multimedia over the past 6 months. I was lucky enough to be selected as a videographer for the project and travelled the length of Vancouver Island as well as the breadth of Canada filming testimonials from Indian Residential School survivors and working with the communities, and artist Carey Newman, to document this terrible chapter in Canadian history. http://witnessblanket.caRead more