Interview

The Untold Story of “Slaughter Nick for President”

  The indy documentary, “Slaughter Nick For President” follows Canadian actor Rob Stewart (most well-known for playing the ruthless assassin Roan on “Nikita”) on a trip to the Eastern European nation of Serbia, where he is a huge celebrity because…

Q&A With “Heavy Objects” Director Fletcher Crossman

I had the pleasure of meeting phenomenally talented artist Fletcher Crossman back in 2009, when I photographed him in his backyard studio for a now-defunct magazine. At the time, Fletcher was focused on painting: his large-scale, figurative paintings – often…

“Save Me” Music Video BTS

Note: Frequent visitors to this website will recognize the name Matthew Ward. Matt is a friend of mine from college, who now works on amazing projects in Hollywood. When he isn’t working on VFX for Robert Zemeckis or DP’ing animated…

Q&A With “Thanks, Dan!” Creators

It is a rare lawyer commercial that makes me want to commit a crime, just so that I can be represented by the lawyer in question. That was exactly the response I had when I saw this spot for Pittsburgh…

Behind The Screens With Twisted Media

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No, that’s not a typo in the headline. Normally, we look behind the scenes, but today we’re going to look behind the screens. Did you ever notice that computers in movies and TV shows look WAY cooler than in real…

Behind the Scenes of “Set Yourself Free”

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If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the 13+ million people who have already seen “Set Yourself Free.” In this gorgeously filmed PSA, a cadre of nubile youngsters (of the type most often seen in Pepsi or Honda commercials)…

Behind the Scenes of “Casino Law”

One of the most talked-about commercials from this year’s’ Superbowl didn’t even play nationally. It was a 2-minute epic advertising a personal injury lawyer from Savannah, GA. If you haven’t seen it, here it is: Since I’m an alumnus of…

Crew of One: Ski-Ter Jones

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Continuing with our series of interviews with interesting people doing interesting things, I’m very pleased to bring you this conversation with Hollywood veteran Ski-ter Jones. Ski-ter is a professional actor, filmmaker, and now author. His new book “You Booked It!”…

DP Creates App To Help Film Crews Working In China

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Feature film cinematographer and CrewOfOne reader Dean Head wrote to share with me an intriguing appĀ  that he has created. It is called “Hollywood in China,” and Dean describes it as “an App that translates more than 1,000 film &…

Crew of One: Barnsley Karim

Do you know anything about Malawi? Frankly, I had no idea until I started corresponding with Barnsley Karim. Barnsley is a multimedia designer in Malawi, and his perspective on production is likely to be quite eye-opening for readers in the…