The Leo Awards is Western Canada's most prestigious red carpet awards gala and June of this year I took home a Leo for Best Cinematography in a Feature Documentary for the film 'The Road Forward'. I'm over the moon!
Recently made the pages of Knowledge Network Magazine with an article on our film The 'Road Forward' which will have it's broadcast debut on Tuesday, August 7th at 9:30pm. You'll also find an interview in there about our even more recent film 'Looking at Edward Curtis', which broadcast debuts on Tuesday August 7th at 9pm.
A reel showcasing images from multiple documentary films and commercials that I've worked on over the past few years.
Shot this film for director Marie Clements and it's been getting much praise from the Doxa Documentary Film Festival audiences.
2018 will see the release of a Knowledge Network Original film that I DP'd - 'LOOKING AT EDWARD CURTIS.' Directed by Marie Clements, this project is an in depth look at the photographer, and follows the voices and images of the people who were connected to him.
Spent a significant portion of 2017 working as a camera specialist on the latest Star Wars Battlefront 2 game campaign. It was a huge honor to work under the umbrella of Lucas Arts and Motive Montreal.
Celebrated our nomination for TOAD PEOPLE at the Jackson Hole Film Festival in Wyoming. Made some great connections and our film had a successful showing + Q&A.
For the past 3 years I've been documenting the elusive Barrier Kult skateboard gang, resulting in a 30 minute spectacle of skate destruction. 'Horde 2' is a sequel to their original release in 2004 and international premieres have ensued including Vancouver BC, San Diego CA, and Boston MA.
Nominated for best Cinematography at the Leos in 2017 for my Feature Film TOAD PEOPLE. So honored!
'The Road Forward' and 'For Dear Life' make the pages the latest POV magazine - two films that I've recently had the pleasure of DOP'ing. Learn about the making of these two films plus interviews with cutting edge director's - Marie Clements and Carmen Pollard.
Had an enriching experience shooting Carmen Pollards new film FOR DEAR LIFE. A lot of hard work has paid off as the film will makes it's premiere at the esteemed DOXA Documentary Film Festival on May 7th.
So honored to have been the Director Of Photography for this incredible feature film that we've just learned has been accepted into Hot Docs.
Studio lighting setup with aeralist Rachel Sheen. Overhead lighting and backlighting techniques with the Sony FS7 in CineEI.
Cinematic minute forty-five commercial showcasing Skull Skates rider Stepan Soroka. Experimenting with Noir-style lighting, different spotlighting techniques.
Phil Green lives by himself on a tiny little island known as Yellow Island... and he does this for a living. Spent a VERY short afternoon filming with Phil but managed to throw together this quick little b-side that never made it into our larger film 'Perfect State'.
Steve Clegg is one of the stars in our recently completed feature film TOAD PEOPLE. In this stand alone extra, we followed Steve to his favorite little sanctuary to showcase his passion for nature.
Shot this 4 minute vignette about Fieldstone Organics for the Credit Unions of BC.
For the past few years I've been working closely with Director Carmen Pollard on a very special documentary film. The story follows a man suffering with a terminal illness and questions our ability to speak freely about death. Image below - Filming James in his final days, surrounding by family and much love.