Arizona Dreaming
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Arizona Dreaming

While I was growing up in the Old Scottsdale of the sixties and seventies, the place always seemed to possess a distinctive, retro-chic style, and held the deeply nostalgic scent of my earliest childhood memories; living with the nuclear family that existed for such a brief time in my actual life, but forever in my own…

Sol Duc Falls
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Sol Duc Falls

Sol Duc Falls is located in the heart of Olympic National Park, and the trailhead to reach it is the gateway to the back country of the Olympic Mountains. Surrounded by the ancient forests of giant coastal Cedar, Hemlock and Douglas Fir, and dampened by the lush, mossy undergrowth, the falls’ rumbling, rushing music echoes through…

The Bottle Tree
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The Bottle Tree

Originally shot on Ektachrome reversal film with a vintage Bolex movie camera, this film was transferred to high-definition video using the latest telecine techniques for full color fidelity, large frame size and the analogue “film look”. Ektachrome reversal motion picture films for 16mm and 8mm cameras have recently been re-introduced by Kodak and are available worldwide…

Moonrise Over Denver
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Moonrise Over Denver

This short film was shot on Ektachrome Super 8mm reversal stock with a Leicina Super movie camera equipped with an Intervalometer, and then transferred into digital video format before editing and compositing with modern software. Manufactured in the seventies by the world renown Leica Camera company, the Leicina Super Camera & RT-1 Controller was the world’s…

Garden Mural Genesis
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Garden Mural Genesis

At Project Prepare’s Summer Arts Camp, I collaborated with a group of twenty young artists to create public artwork for our community gardens. Working from my conceptual drawings and paintings, it took about a month of day camp for us to complete this mural for the Foster Elementary School Garden. This short animated film shows the…

Fish in a Barrel
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Fish in a Barrel

This animated short film was created using a hybrid animation approach, stitching together thousands of digitally processed stills to make up individual scenes in the GIF format and then compiling those in video editing software. A musical score, sound effects and dialogue can also be added in the final edit. This video was a demonstration short…

Frozen Dead Guy Days
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Frozen Dead Guy Days

In 1993, a Norwegian named Trygve Bauge brought the frozen corpse of his grandfather, Bredo Morstoel, to the tiny mountain town of Nederland, Colorado.  Trygve and his Mother, Aud, had planned to create a cryogenics institute with a special place to indefinitely suspend Bredo‚Äôs body for future restoration. Instead, Trygve was deported for overstaying his visa,…