2014/06/30

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My film with Hana Lulu

Bands vs. Filmmakers IV was over 1 month ago, but I’m still kind of recovering from the heavy amounts of work that May presented me. I was working 14 hour days while trying to finish this film, and I honestly …

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2014/06/12

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Berens River Project + CDF

I was at the Canada Dance Festival on Monday when I heard that a video that I edited had been made public online. When I looked, it had a little over 1000 views – a minor surprise, since the school …

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2014/05/22

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Bands vs. Filmmakers IV

Anyone who has been in contact with me this week or last knows that I am scrambling to finish my piece for Bands vs Filmmakers IV, which happens tomorrow at the West End Cultural Centre. It has been a rather …

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2014/05/15

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Sia’s “Chandelier” Video

I am always wary when a music video heavily features contemporary dance. So often, it seems contrived to put the dance in there, an attempt to be “weird” without really understanding how the medium operates. Looking at Ryan Heffington’s past …

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2014/05/09

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Red & White Unplugged

Walking into Camerata Nova’s rehearsal one overcast evening in April, I mused on the dedication required to put a show together. The members of the Winnipeg-based vocal ensemble arrived with coffee and other items to keep them on their toes …

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2013/11/30

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Q Dance

Q Dance is a local dance troupe that has always intrigued me. Independent contemporary ballet? Featuring RWB dancers? Led by a local choreographer with world renown? Sign me up! Signed up, I was – as a live videographer in their …

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2013/10/01

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Tiptoes into TV work

This summer was a busy one. Not only had I done the blogging thing, but I had the splendid opportunity to connect with Peter Jordan (aka Rocky Roletti of television fame) in production of a special for CBC called CultureTrade. …

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2013/09/10

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Summer recovery

Summer is the busy season for filmmakers. When you have 12 or more hours of daylight, you can accomplish a lot, and it’s always nice to have the weather work in your favour, for once. So, the majority of my …

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2013/07/29

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Fringe Funtimes

The Winnipeg International Fringe Festival ended yesterday, and I am still in recovery mode. It started off as a vague idea. Maybe I can advertise video services in my building, where Fringe performers are staying? I did not expect the …

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2013/07/02

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Summer gig

Check out my new blogging job! I get a wide variety of jobs, but the one I just got is a little different. Recently, a screenwriting course offered by Winnipeg Film Group inspired me to really focus on writing. Good …

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