Archive for March, 2006

Stanley Taylor Winston Heidi

Friday, March 31st, 2006


As you will gather from the title, this video is about Stanley Taylor Winston Heidi. Thanks Heidi, I hope you like it. Play.

Experimental Media Series at WPA\C

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

I’m very happy to announce that a video I made for Hopper Video has been selected for “After Effects” – Part 1 of the Washington Project for the Arts\Corcoran’s Experimental Media Series. The video, called “To Do” will be shown at the Corcoran School of Art’s Armand Hammer Auditorium on April 30 at 7 pm. The show was curated by Kathryn Cornelius. If you’re in or near Washington, D.C. please come out!

Here is the press release for the show.

Here are the artists in the show –

Noah Angell
Diran Lyons & Jesse Wilson
Meredith Moore & Kevin O’Mera
Rob Parrish
Patrick Resing
Stoff Smulson & Jose Ruiz
Chad Stayrook
Champ Taylor
Jacques Louis Vidal
Videohippos
Jason Zimmerman

Here is a promo I put together for the show.

LoFiStl Intro

Friday, March 24th, 2006


For those of you that don’t know, Lo-Fi Saint Louis is a really terrific vlog out of, you guessed it, Saint Louis. LoFiStL features videos of live rock bands and short documentaries about artists. Last month Bill Streeter, the guru of LoFiStL, executed a great collaborative project designed to expose the LoFiStL audience to other vloggers. Bill played a rerun of one of his old shows each day of February and invited other vloggers to make a short introduction for each rerun. Attached is my intro (including the very cool video I introduce — a short documentary about an influential graphic artist named Art Chantry).

Like most of the creative games I’ve been involved with over the years, Bill’s game paid unexpected rewards. Not only did it expose Hopper Video to new viewers, the video I ended up making for Bill is something I’m proud of, and is something I would have never thought to make without the “limitation” of trying to make an intro somewhat relevant to the Art Chantry Movie. Finally, a big thanks to Maribeth Egan, my wonderful wife, who did the very impressive Photoshop work needed for the big “money shot” of the intro. Play – NOTE, this is a big file by Hopper Video standards.

flexible elastic object used to store mechanical energy

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2006


Happy New Season! Play.

U.S. Route 40: Part 4 – The Prison Searchlight

Friday, March 17th, 2006


Here it is, the concluding chapter in the Route 40 saga. In this episode we dare to pull back the cover on the dark criminal secrets that lurk underneath the seedy, paint chipped veneer of Route 40. Proceed with caution.

Greenhead

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Happy March 17. Play.

U.S. Route 40: Part 3 – The Birds

Sunday, March 12th, 2006


Hitchcock’s “The Birds” was never high on my list; I’m more of a “Vertigo” guy (see, my movie on that topic here). Anyway, this post has nothing to do with Hitchcock, but instead deals with those microbursts of beauty that can find you even when driving on the highway. Play.

U.S. Route 40: Part 2 – The Highway Walker

Sunday, March 5th, 2006


There are eight million stories on Route 40. This is one of them. Play.

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