Pep Talk

The stress of making this short nearly gave me a heart attack. We were halfway through the semester before our group–which was myself, a dude named Danny, Nick Ricci and William Rowan–even had a script. Look, it had been a super-busy semester, for all of us. Having spit-balled...
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A Video Essay About Podcasting

For most of my life Documentaries were either shot on film or on something called “DV Tape”, which gave documentaries a very flat and realistic look. When 2004’s Metallica Documentary “Some Kind of Monster” gets released on Blu-Ray, one may buy it and wonder, wait a minute, there’s...
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Speak of the Yeti

This is Willam Rowan’s mockumentary short called “Speak of the Yeti”. I was the Director of Photography on this project, and it includes one of my favorite things I’ve ever shot in it. Roughly 5 minutes in, there’s a moment where I swung the camera over to the...
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Cat! A Capitalist Tale…

This was another short film assignment for Duane Andersen’s class at UVU. The challenge was to make a film without dialogue… And I kind of did that… There was initially no dialogue when I shot it, but I wanted to add more clarity, so I did what I...
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“Melodies of Life” Cover by “Megadeth”

This is the sequel to the “Eyes on Me” cover that was such a hit with our listeners (although admittedly not much of a hit with Reddit users). I worked much harder to get this one up. It took many months to finish it, and there were lots...
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Memory

So the two guys who worked on this short with me–Nick Ricci and William Rowan–basically became my go-to guys this year, and this is the first thing we worked on together. We were in our advanced film production class on day one and Duane Anderson (our professor) quickly...
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Being a Terrible Assistant Director

This is a student shoot I helped out on. It’s a Band of Brothers’ scene remake with Kees Limberg in the Director’s chair. Usually when I volunteer for projects I go for something with the least amount of responsibility, but for this one I was the Assistant Director....
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“Eyes on Me” cover by “Megadeth”

Given the fact that it takes Metallica like 12 years to make an album, starting in 2014 I began borrowing the rival band Megadeth’s CD’s from my friend and UFF co-host, Kaleb Schweiss. It took some warming up, but after going through “Countdown to Extinction” and “Rust in...
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