Archive for category: Video

Powered by the People

Powered by the People

1 / September 3, 2012 8:14 pm

It only took me a year and a half to finish what I consider the earliest documentary I ever started. What began as a practice project turned into an interesting story about an energetic red head who wanted to create […]

A Touch of Kathmandu

A Touch of Kathmandu

1 / September 3, 2012 8:02 pm

Spending four weeks in Kathmandu working with Nepalese youth and shooting a documentary is like living in an alternate reality… one you can’t help carrying home. I have the luxury now of trying to make sense of it all in […]

My First Documentary

My First Documentary

0 / June 23, 2012 8:38 am

I thought that the best way to learn how to shoot a documentary was to shoot a documentary. So with camera in hand, I tracked my subject, Heather Hendrie, in her attempt to build a electricity generating bike adapter. She […]

My First Dramatic Film

My First Dramatic Film

4 / April 19, 2012 5:42 pm

I got to direct and edit my first dramatic short film! My crew and actors were comprised of a group of adults on the Eden Valley aboriginal reserve, none of who had technical or acting experience. We had less than […]

Reel World Youth Filmfest

Reel World Youth Filmfest

0 / December 16, 2011 4:41 pm

After wrapping up Reel World Youth and doing a final debrief with the teens at Alice Jamieson, I’ve come to the conclusion that life really is far more interesting than the comfortable illusions we are fed by daytime TV and […]