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 →
Man, there are few places more stunning then Big Sur, which has been called the "longest and most scenic stretch of undeveloped coastline in the contiguous United States". It's dramatic coastline where the Santa Lucia Mountains crash into the blue Pacific with such epic force that it will simply take your breath away. Take a... 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.
I fly drones. It's something I love doing, and as a filmmaker I find that they are fantastic tools for storytelling. My particular temptation is probably using them in ways they were not intended to be used, mainly flying through things like doors, windows, and tree branches. I like the way it makes a shot look... 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 →
Well at least you look good doing it. Last week I checked out the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. For those of you interested in going next year, let me tell you, DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME OR HARD EARNED MONEY. WORST TIME EVER. That is all. They gone? Sure? Ok... for those reading on not planing... Continue Reading →
This past weekend, the fine chaps at Union Garage invited me along for their first motorcycle rally of the season. I had never been part of a gang, but always wanted to be. It was an epic experience, saw a ton of beautiful custom bikes, met some nice people in leather, and got to fly... 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 →