This was taken a few years ago when drones just hit the market and I was working on a documentary in a small village named Anuk Lang. There is no electricity, no TV, no internet, and no real connection to the modern world there, so when I brought out this little drone the kids went... Continue Reading →
So clickbait, amirite? This essay isn't really about how to get a Vimeo Staff Pick. I am fortunate to have a couple of my films to have been showcased on Vimeo's Parthenon of special Staff Picks, but I couldn't tell you a recipe on how secure your acceptance. Besides, other people have offered their... Continue Reading →
Deep in a remote Cambodian village a mother learns why her daughter didn't have to die, and a filmmaker learns a life lesson he will never forget.
So it's a special day today, as we launch the creative agency arm of no-frames, our humble, bad-ass production company. Bella Branded has been in the works for a while now, and as we have opened office in Los Angeles and Gothenburg, Sweden, now is a great time to announce this specialized department. What is Bella... Continue Reading →
This year I had the pleasure of going to Thailand on a film shoot (The Buffalo Rider - watch for it in theaters) and on the tail end of the shoot hit up the wee island of Koh Phi Phi for a little R&R and sun worship. Of course it took me about 6 minutes... Continue Reading →
Ah the illustrious world of buffalo racing. The pageantry. The jockeys with their sponsored banners and uniforms. All the pomp and circumstance that rivals even the Kentucky Derby. Nah. Just kidding. Buffalo Racing it turns out is about as country as you can get. It's a mixture between drag racing and rodeo if stock cars... Continue Reading →
And so ... it begins. I met Joel right outside of customs at the Bangkok airport. I never formally met Joel, and frankly, didn't really know much about what I was getting into. It sounded exotic, dangerous, and most of all, fun, so I was 90% there. As long as I had a place to stay... Continue Reading →
So I would be remiss if I didn't mention anything about drones at this point, since, it's basically the reason this trip is happening. Here is the internet famous film that got it all going... When DJI first came out with the original Phantom Quadrocopter, I bought it in a heartbeat. I mean, it was basically... Continue Reading →