Recent Entries

  • Temporary Suspension of Disbelief

    I was just trying to put the tittle on my blog. I am going to try to find that after I have written the blog instead. If I had an exact tittle in mind I guess that would work but I don't. I just want to connect and let you know that I am having coffee on a Saturday and listening to classical piano m...
  • Holiday Season and The New Year

    I worked on the forums and network back end software for the sites today. I think making things work right in part is like the golden rule in a way. I was told treat others the way you want to be treated. I guess it's a problem if you're a masochist. Anyway, so I want the site to be the way I would ...
  • New Features in Our Network

    I am working on some new features in the networking section. Trying to do this and work on the other areas of the website including content for the magazine and the production costs and sales is a good bit of work. If you can test things and find problem or ways to make it more user friendly please ...
  • Working on it

    I hope you're new year is off to a good start! I have started some major overhaul projects and looking to improve our websites over the next few months leading up to the NAB show we attend every year. We recently upgraded the networking section this post is in and have a few tweaks coming in the nex...
  • Working on the Networking Section

    We are working to update the networking section of StudentFilmmakers.
  • Back From IBC in Amsterdam

    I just got back from the IBC tradeshow in Amsterdam. It was a very productive trip and I found a lot of new companies that make lights, rigs, lenses and gear to add to our list or prospects for workshops, advertisers and contest sponsors.  Also, it was really beautiful and the people in Holland are ...
  • Great RED Camer Shots at the NYC RED workshop this weekend!
  • Early Sunday Morning

    I hope everyone is well and have a great day. It is 6:41 AM according the the computer clock. It's been awhile since a posted a blog so I thought i would comment on the workshop yesterday with Peter Stein ASC
  • HDSLR Workshop

    I learned many new tips and tricks and learned about things to come i didn't know about. For those that missed the Canon 5D and Canon 7D at the workshop in NYC yesterday stay tuned for updates. It was truly a great workshop. We will be doing more workshops so please sign up and keep coming back! T...
  • NYC Hands On HDSLR Workshop This Saturday

    NYC Hands On HDSLR Workshop This Saturday Across from Madison Square Park We have 5 5D and 5 7D cameras to work with plus other gear and lenses. Bring your own memory cards to save footage for editing. This is a great opportunity to learn, practice and network. For more information and to regis...
  • Heroes

    I am watching Heroes on my computer screen through the downloads you can get on I was just thinking about why this series works and why other TV shows work. I don't think there is one thing that does it. I think it is like what Ed Luter my Professors for "Writing about movies" said. He ...
  • Great Stories

    I know some really great books that would make great movies but i am always thinking that if i tell someone they might tell someone and then someone else will make the movie without involving me!
  • love your work

    I posted in the forums about working with others and how i hear about how directors choose actors and cinematographers they like to work with and how cinematographers work with crew they like to work with and I am sure it goes with all the people working in the business. Of course sometimes we work ...

    We have a few seats remaining for the RED camera workshop this weekend. Sign up now at
  • NYC Productions

    NYC Production Update!
  • hope everyone is having a happy holiday in the US

    I hope everyone celebrating out national holiday this weekend is having a great time! i think i am going to go see a movie. any suggestions?
  • How can i connect and stablize the Canon 5D on my bike

    How can i connect and stabilize the Canon 5D on my bike. i want to ride around central park and shoot from the handle bars or higher up from the point of view of the rider? And, how can i attach and stabilize the camera from a lower point of view say around the pedal height?
  • just got a canon 5D to review

    took it out of the box. set it up on a tripod. charging the battery. Want me to take a picture and upload it?
  • Remember the Titans

    I am watching a late movie called "Remember the Titans" it is good. i like the style.
  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas! I went to see my mom and just got back and now my brother and hihs wife are visiting NYC. We went to midnight mass last night and we are looking for a place to have christmas day dinner.