video production

Long-term archiving projects for Final Cut Pro X

I wrote this email to Larry Jordan, author of the famous + awesome training website for video editors.  I was wondering how the new Library structure in FCPX 10.1 would hobble the economical archivist in me.  Since I end up doing some explaining and pontificating, and his answer is very useful, I figure I should […]

City in Song at the Museum of Vancouver

So a couple of great music videos I shot for the Loose Affiliation of Millionaires are now online! I shot David Newberry and Jenny Ritter at the museum, singing songs that were inspired by the museum’s collection. I had a great time.  I love music vids because even after editing them over and over, I […]

A Moving at the Dance in Vancouver festival

The film I made with choreographer Rob Kitsos is showing at Dance in Vancouver next month!  Please come down and see it on the big screen, along with other local dance films.  Details to come… Thursday November 21, 6.30-8pm VIFC Radar: Exchanges in Dance Film Frequencies is a program dedicated to the exploration and evolution […]

VANDOCUMENT covers Video Revolution! Making Your Message @ VIVO

(So it’s good to know my crazy professor hair gets attention, but they also say I have “an impressive portfolio of films…”) One week tech camp teaches youth filmmaking with a purpose Words by Alicia McLean Photos by Sheng Ho Sitting with the instructors of Video Revolution! in the trendy yellow chairs of VIVO Media […]

Teen Summer Video Activist Camp @ VIVO

Video Revolution! Making your message August 5-9, 2013 9 AM-4 PM Final Exhibition: Friday, August 9, 4:30-6 PM ¡VIVO la revolución! Youth ages 13-18 are invited to spend a week at VIVO immersed in the hands-on creation of documentaries, news, commercials, music videos, public service announcements, viral videos and/or other mediums for creating persuasive messaging. […]

Time for a Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera?

So camera upgrades come more and more often these days.  I had a crap-sounding, rugged and reliable Sony EVO-9100 Hi8 camcorder from CBC which I used and abused from 1992 until 1998, then a Canon XL-1 from 1998 to 2007 (Man, that one shot a lot of video!), then I moved to an HDV Canon […]

Summer video camp for teens at VIVO

Video Revolution! Making your message (click above for the application form and contact info) August 5-9, 2013 9 AM-4 PM Final Exhibition: Friday, August 9, 4:30-6 PM ¡VIVO la revolución! Youth ages 13-18 are invited to spend a week at VIVO immersed in the hands-on creation of documentaries, news, commercials, music videos, public service announcements, […]

Video from the Vancouver Biennale!

Finally completed the amazing video installation with Windermere, Nootka and the Vancouver Biennale’s Big Ideas project. This video explains how we mixed old media (polaroids, betamax, 35mm film, typewriters) with high schoolers from Windermere, elementary students from Nootka, and made a video installation at Kits Beach arund the Echoes sculpture by Michel Goulet. Thanks to […]

Flick teaches video journalism at VIVO

Learn on-camera reporting, off-camera interview skills, documentary shooting techniques, polished journalistic writing skills, and documentary editing. February 23, 2013 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm February 24, 2013 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm Video Journalism At VIVO Media Arts 1965 Main St @ 4th To sign up email us at education@vivomediaarts.com or call 604.872.8337/ext.1 Participants will develop a documentary concept […]

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