Real Creativity

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I like to think of myself as a creative person... I've made a good living in a creative industry for my entire adult life.  But every now and then, I meet somebody that just humbles me in that respect.  Richie Trimble is one of those people.  I met Richie, oddly enough, when he answered a Craigslist add I posted for some piece of camera gear I was selling.  He didn't buy it, but he followed

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Go Pro Hero 4 Test Run

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http://youtu.be/IAGETVrfhr8 If you work with us, you know Miles Custer (@kilometers85).  He's one of my key people, often working as my camera assistant, he knows every piece of gear in my shop.  He shoots too - music videos, BTS, etc.  In addition to all the other things he does, he's our Go Pro guy.  He's got a complete package including the new Hero 4, along with all the rigging and accessories one might need for

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Fox Sports NFL Sunday

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I love shooting for Fox Sport’s NFL Sunday show. Their great people and the content is always fun. We shot at Q’s on Wilshire Blvd. I got the call the day before, so no scout. We loaded the Ford E250 package with some tungsten, a Parabeam, Divas and Light Panels. We shot on the Sony F55 with a Cabrio lens.

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Shoppers Drug

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Shoppers Drug I’m very excited about the spots we shot for Shopper’s Drug Mart. I produced as well as shot these spots, so jumped into this about three weeks before we rolled a camera. These spots are tie ins with The Voice, so we had the pleasure of once again working with The Voice’s production designer James Connelly and the show’s vanities team. We cast

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Real Madrid – Fox Sports

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Real Madrid – Fox Sports I literally got the call at 6:30 pm the night before for a 9 am call. This was a 3 camera exterior interview for Fox Sports Soccer with team members of Real Madrid. First step was putting together a crew – operators, assistants and lighting and grip departments. It was a perfect job for the Sprinter Package – It’s

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Loan Me!

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Loan Me! A Motley Crew for sure… Steadicam Operator Garrett Benson, 1st AC Miles Custer and me on the Loan Me! location. I produced and directed these spots as well. We brought the Sprinter Pkg, loaded up with the Arri M18 and some Jokers, along with the grip gear that’s already on loaded on it. That’s the F55 on the Steadi with a prime lens…

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