My Work

Commercial, Technology

ASUS ROG GeForce & G-Sync Monitor

ASUS wanted to create a promo video for their new monitor and graphics card combo. We said, “why dont we get an actual fan of your brand to tell us about it?” So we got our friend Mav of The Mav Show to share her enthusiasim with her gaming community. We also demonstrated the dynamic […]

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Corporate, Personality, Technology

eBay Intern Stories

This project was exciting for me because I have two siblings with disabilities. I believe it is important to challenge society to see people with disabilities contributing but also excelling. eBay contracted me to make this small documentary piece about one of their interns during his last few days at the office.

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Commercial, Technology

ASUS Lyra Trio Mesh Wi-fi

First time using the Canon C200 4k 12-bit Raw codec. The quality of the image is greatly improved but it does slow down the process and you’ll need to expand your team to include a DIT or digital image technician. The DIT basically takes the large files from the camera and begins organizing them for […]

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Commercial

Staypineapple: Everything Button

My second commercial for Pineapple Hotels! Their brand is so playful and fun to work with. Pineapple is based in Seattle so I don’t know where they get the pineapples from. Maybe all the rain inspired them to imagine tropical weather? They are also a dog friendly hotel (very Seattle!) and they put little huskies […]

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Music

Saint Solitude: Radio Silence

I produced this video with Dup, the singer songwriter who goes by the moniker of Saint Solitude. I found his music on Bandcamp and instantly connected with the song. To me, it sounds like Smashing Pumpkins, REM and that early 2000s indie sound. Dup and I came up with the idea of shooting someone in the […]

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Customer Testimonial, Education

What Makes Santa Clara University Awesome?

Students and alumni share, in their own words, what made their experience at Santa Clara’s Leavey School Of Business special. Producing customer testimonial videos is always a balance between producing content that is compelling to your audience of prospective customers and being overly disruptive (in a bad way) on your current customer’s lives. In this […]

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Corporate, Customer Testimonial

Kaiser Permanente on Corporate Edge

The trick to successful customer testimonial videos is finding customers who are passionate about your brand and that their excitement reads on camera as authentic and compelling. It usually comes down to the video producer or interviewer’s relationship to the testimony giver. That is, is the interviewer able to control the tone of the conversation […]

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Commercial

Staypineapple: Naked Experience

This was my first time collaborating with a dance choreographer and a dog handler. I was thankful production booked an extra planning day for us because my dancers and canine talent  needed some time to get to know the space. I also rented a Dana Dolly give some camera motion as we followed the dancers […]

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Music

Big City Hoax by Jean Jackets

We just wanted to make a grungy vintagy throwback feely music video. Millhows and I threw back a couple cold horchatas, played around in the studio for a bit before heading out to adventure around the city.

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Corporate, Event

Beyond the Hype at Dreamforce 2017

Bluewolf approached me about coordinating a crew and filming magazine content for Dreamforce 2017. It was a week long event with tons of keynotes and interviews. This video was produced and edited in house by the Bluewolf team.

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Commercial, Technology

Kuna Smart Home Security

Casting, location scouting and production design are super important for commercials like these. Lifestyle product spots need to convey the sense of a real family living in a house together and that can be tough if you’re showing up at a house for the first time with a bunch of people who have never met […]

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Experimental, Music

Save Me by Echodrone

This was my first time working with a professional dancer. I went to a local dance studio and just asked if I could talk to some students about being in my video. They agreed and even gave me a tour.

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Commercial, Technology

Rocket Fuel

Some extensive GFX work went into this one! To accomplish the effects, I had to shoot plates of each camera angle. I would shoot the scene with both actor, then shoot the same scene with only the lead actor in it, and then I’d shoot about 10-15 seconds without any actors. Implementing dynamic graphical elements […]

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Documentary

Lens Test! (Rokinon vs Leica)

I’ve been contemplating upgrading my lenses from the Rokinons to Leicas. I invited William, a local AC, over to help me to do some tests on his lenses. I probably could have done something a bit more scientific. If nothing else, I definitely need to invest in a good light meter. I tested 4 different […]

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Blog

Light Test! (Diva vs Dracast vs Quasar vs IceLight)

This is my first go at doing a standardized light test. I personally own 4 types of lighting fixtures and I wanted to do a test for color rendering and quality of light. The lighting kits I have include: Kino Diva 415 w/ flozier (no honeycomb) Dracast LED1000 w/ Chimera (set to 40% intensity) QuasarScience 4ft […]

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Commercial, Technology

Kespry

I rented a 900mm telephoto lens to film this company’s drone from the ground. I wanted the product to fill the frame with the drone so I knew I had to get something big. I also hired a drone pilot and operator team to capture some drone to drone footage and supplement my ground shots. […]

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Corporate, Technology

Bluewolf Go

First time using Quasar’s 4″ LED tubes! They’re really high CRI and best for casting a broad light. The shadows tend to be a bit hard which can be great or challenging depending on what you’re trying to accomplish. This video was produced and edited by the Bluewolf internal team.

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Company Values

Corporate Edge Advantage

Some productions need to take place over a couple days. The visual elements of the video are just as important as the interviews or voice overs and ideally these visuals tell and equally cohesive story that compliments the spoken words. When I start working with a client, we typically spend some time thinking about the […]

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