On October 16, we broadcast a live paranormal investigation at the Winchester House. Through the help of the audience, a small team of amateur paranormal investigators explored the most haunted house in America. Unfortunately, the entire project was jeopardized when things began to go drastically wrong.
It has been a busy start to the year. I was in South Africa for January, Florida for March and London for May. Some exciting projects coming soon and a brand campaign relaunch for Yuengling (America’s Oldest Brewery) just debuted. It features a few thirty-second TV spots, social media content, print and more.
I also directed a really cool TVC for the Mega Red pill. We used 5 Ultra-HD projectors to create an all in-camera dance and projection mapping spot. A lot of behind the scenes work went into creating this one. Original music by Future Perfect, choreography by Simeon Qsyea, projection by Projection Artworks and animations by Found Studio.
It’s been a fun close of the summer as we move into fall. Back in July, I shot a great campaign for Ultimate Ears. Featuring a variety of unique people and set to a musical mashup by Alex Goose, it’s a fun campaign that I am really proud of. I also worked with the PIA Agency and HP to create a very timely spot about visual hacking. Think about this next time you are on your devices in public spaces.
Been a kick-ass summer so far. Went on a shooting spree and have some great projects launching soon. From VR to commercials to Internet shorts films to video games, it’s been a fun run. I have some exciting news to announce soon as well. For now, here is a great campaign I did with McCann NY for the New York Lottery. Drones + Pacman = Pacman runs New York. The integrated campaign also features a really cool video game that lets you actually play the commercial. Check it out at GetYourQuartersBack.com
A subject matter that means a great deal to me and to the world is now in the works to be a cutting edge VR experience. It was announced at Sundance that we will shrink you down to the size of a honey bee, website like this treatment so you can experience the plight of the honey bee, page saving them in the process. The project was also just announced as one of Vive’s VR for Impact grants.
After spending a year making a feature film, visit I came back into the advertising industry with fresh eyes. I had to put all my thoughts into how the ad industry could evolve into an article for Adweek. It was a therapeutic way of trying to make sense of everything I was feeling – Basically, there Why It’s Time To Kill Advertising And Start Building Storyworlds.
For those who follow me on Instagram, sales you already know I cook a lot of eggs. I love cooking in general, but for some reason, I have a love affair with breakfast. I compiled a visual poster of every egg that I have personally made or eaten over the past year, as posted via Instagram. Click here for the FULL version of the 2014 Instagram Year of Eggs.
Fall is here. SF Giants in the playoffs, diagnosis 49ers killing it, leaves changing, Halloween close by. Just wrapped up post-production on a Trey Songz / Nicki Minaj music video that will be both interactive and a MTV/Youtube version. Also just completed a great commercial for McDonald’s. Extreme trampolining is really a thing. I also had the opportunity to speak at a ShortList Session in SF at Eleven as well as AICP in SF. Finally casting my feature, so have had a plethora of surreal meetings. It’s going to be a great last few months to finish out a fun year.
I had been attempting to redesign my site for a while, this web so with the summer upon us, order I thought I’d give it a go. This site houses the work that best reflects the types of storytelling projects that I love. I’ve also been wanting to keep a better journal of the entertainment and advertising fun that I get to have. I am in pre-production on my first feature film, finishing up some great projects and writing a few movies as well. It’s going to be a fun and busy summer. Enjoy and you can always chat me up on twitter.