Shazam Bugs Your Life

I recent­ly saw the new Star Trek movie with my wife (we enjoyed it quite a bit) and in the pre-movie adver­tis­ing there was an advert with a Shaz­am logo on it and if you tagged the ad audio using your Shaz­am app it would hook you up to a store site so you could...
DataTale Thunderbolt RAID Review

DataTale Thunderbolt RAID Review

The recently released DataTale SMART 4-bay Thunderbolt RAID caught my attention as an affordable Thunderbolt storage unit for video editing so I contacted Oyen Digital here in the Twin Cities and they sent over a unit for me to review*. I supplied my own 2TB Toshiba...
The State of Crowdfunding Panel

The State of Crowdfunding Panel

Join me to dis­cuss the state of crowd­fund­ing your movie projects at the 2012 Fly­way Film Fes­ti­val this week­end, on Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 20th. I’ll be joined by Slam­dance co-founder Paul Rach­man and con­sult­ing film­mak­er Lucas McNel­ly. Armed with the data...
Kickstarting TRIUMPH

Kickstarting TRIUMPH

How we raised $12,000 in 30 days for our feature film. Note: This is a repost from a post I authored at the TRIUMPH67 web­site. Upon first hear­ing about crowd­fund­ing via kick­starter I was obsessed with how I was even­tu­al­ly going to put it to use on a film...

My Feature Film Premiere

At long last. After three years of labor­ing behind the cam­era, in front of the edit­ing com­put­er, over week­ends and late nights, we have a fin­ished fea­ture film. TRIUMPH67 pre­mieres on Fri­day, April 15th, 7:00pm at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Inter­na­tion­al...
A Film Triumph

A Film Triumph

The past cou­ple of months has seen a sud­den flur­ry of work, from out­door loca­tion shoots (in the pour­ing rain, no less) to For­tune 100 cor­po­rate green-screen video (to be pub­lic soon), to pro­duc­tions fea­tur­ing ani­mals and babies (ignor­ing the advice of...