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Earthships and Todo Mundo

Todo Mundo is hot.  I mean, really -- they're all so good looking!  Their music is fun, danceable, meaningful, and rich all at the same time.  The trio that played here offers an intimate and stripped down version of the full-band latin pop rock reggae awesomeness which is currently storming...

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Affordable Housing for Seniors in Sudbury, Massachusetts

It is my pleasure for the 3rd year in a row now to be working for B'nai B'rith Housing, a non-profit in Boston that focuses on developing high-quality affordable housing in high-cost communities of Massachusetts.  Their most recent success story is the Coolidge at Sudbury, an all-affordable condominium complex for...

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Zach Deputy Performing For an Audience of Goats

Zach Deputy rolled into town last month with his van and his hair and his humor and his cracked and worn guitar and his arsenal of things with buttons on them, and most of all, his talent.  Zach's power as a one-man show is colossal.  His guitar playing is virtuosic...

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Reggae Music in a Greenhouse

If a reggae band from Jamaica came out to the mountains of Colorado on a crisp February afternoon, where would you film a session? Our first thought was, well, in a greenhouse at least it's warm. Thus the second installment of the KVNF Field Sessions, featuring the Mighty Diamonds, were...

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Back-to-Back State Champs

I had the pleasure of teaming up with Hutman Media to film the high school championship game: Paonia vs. Buena Vista.  For such a small town, people take high school football pretty seriously here.  Watching the game, I could see why.  The Paonia football team was unstoppable, tromping Buena Vista...

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Concert on top of a haystack

The "KVNF Field Sessions" began with the idea to film visiting and local bands in a unique setting around Paonia, Colorado and the North Fork Valley.  Having just recently moved to Paonia from Boston, I am perhaps overly excited by the scenery out here.  The possibilities for unique and beautiful...

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A Wild Toy

In Nov/Dec 2013, I travelled to Tajikistan with John Gioia for the film, Crosshairs Conservation: Can Shooting Animals Protect Wildlife?, now in production. This Kyrgyz boy is the son of the family in charge of taking care of the camp where trophy hunters come and stay for Marco Polo sheep...

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Teaching a Young Draft Horse

This is some footage I shot of my brother Nate working in a round pen with a young horse, Polly.  It was filmed in the middle of March, after more than a foot of snow fell and the subzero temperatures made Spring seem an awful long way off.  When the...

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music, visuals, and video with Anna Rae

I recently had the pleasure of working with bass-wielding singer-songwriter indie folk-rock-pop musician extraordinaire Anna Rae on an album release video for her upcoming EP, "High Stakes."  'Album release video' is a loose term -- the video is an exploration into the purpose and meaning of album art, inspired by...

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Puttin’ up the Trusses

So my brother is building a barn on his farm. When he brought in a crane and a bunch of his buddies I figured I'd get out there and play with the slow motion feature on a camera that's new to me--the Sony FS700. Pretty fun results. It's nice to...

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