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…

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…

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,…

Arvada to Fish Creek
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Arvada to Fish Creek

Arvada, Colorado to Fish Creek, Wisconsin in Five Minutes. This film was shot on Kodak Super 8mm color reversal film, using a Leicina Super 8mm camera equipped with an electronic intervalometer. The camera rig was placed in a weather proof enclosure and attached to the top of a vehicle for the 1200 mile, three day journey….