My Work: Professional Credits, Written Pieces, and Other Projects

A feed of what I’ve been working on lately,  professional or otherwise.

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Scarlet Street 2.0 | Ep 11 | Make Dope Shit S2

Scarlet Street 2.0 | Ep 11 | Make Dope Shit S2

Scarlet Street 2.0 Your favorite pop-punk band is back. Listen: Spotify | Apple  “It's so much better than just sitting there, looking at your virtual rulebook like, what could I possibly do? You just need to make a decision. It's the difference of perspectives. And...

Ben Hoffman | Ep 10 | Make Dope Shit S2

Ben Hoffman | Ep 10 | Make Dope Shit S2

Ben Hoffman Industrial designer, photographer, and musician Listen: Spotify | Apple “A lot of the magic comes from hand sketching where, because it's imperfect, you often misread someone else's sketch. Your brain auto-fills something that they weren't even thinking....

Max Kaplan | Ep 9 | Make Dope Shit S2

Max Kaplan | Ep 9 | Make Dope Shit S2

Max Kaplan Filmmaker, writer, and director. Listen: Spotify | Apple “My favorite part is when I've got two completely disparate ideas. I think something really important about our humanity is the ability to hold two separate ideas in our heads. To balance them and...

Logan Solana | Ep 8 | Make Dope Shit S2

Logan Solana | Ep 8 | Make Dope Shit S2

Logan Solana Director Listen: Spotify | Apple “You've got to be a good director not only for the film but for your crew, your cast, everything. So Whether that means I'm getting better as a director on screen or as I'm getting better as a director for talent or for...

Jack Miller | Ep 7 | Make Dope Shit S2

Jack Miller | Ep 7 | Make Dope Shit S2

Jack Miller Cinematographer and gaffer. Listen: Spotify | Apple "I think filmmaking is certainly, when it comes to a creativity perspective, about breaking the rules. I think that's where innovation happens, so that's just kind of part of my philosophy. Obviously, you...

Garrett Collier | Ep 6 | Make Dope Shit S2

Garrett Collier | Ep 6 | Make Dope Shit S2

Garrett Collier Comedy specials and content creation Listen: Spotify | Apple  "In a lot of the same ways people approach sports, athletics, martial arts, and physical disciplines, you're gonna suck and it's gonna be hard at first. But it's about pushing through, just...

Understanding Image Saturation in Color Grading

Understanding Image Saturation in Color Grading

Saturation is one of those fundamental pieces of a look that for me sits right next to saturation in terms of importance. That being said, saturation also is one of those pieces that can easily be overlooked. It's easy to just adjust your global saturation dial and...

Understanding Image Contrast in Color Grading

Understanding Image Contrast in Color Grading

When it comes to color grading, image contrast can be one of the most essential and useful pieces of your workflow. Well utilized contrast is one of the most important aspects to not only a good looking image, but to art in general. At its core, contrast can be...

S1 E5 Scarlet Street | Make Dope Shit Podcast

S1 E5 Scarlet Street | Make Dope Shit Podcast

S1 E5 Scarlet Street Pop Punk Band Listen: Spotify | AppleFinding The Right Musical Ingredients "And you're gonna hear the same riffs so many times, but it's all about the time and place. It's a cliche analogy, but it's like proper ingredients. Like when you're at a...

S1 E4 Jug | Make Dope Shit Podcast

S1 E4 Jug | Make Dope Shit Podcast

S1 E4 Jug Music Producer Listen: Spotify | Apple The Mad Scientist Of Beat Making "Because. Songs are things that you can feel. You know, you can feel music, you can, it gets into your brain, it makes your spine tingle sometimes." -Jug Jug is a Cincinnati based music...

Benefits of Working With a Professional Colorist

Coloring your footage is crucial in any filmmaking process, short film, feature, music video, or other piece. You want your project to express emotion and feeling in order to assist you in telling your story as a filmmaker.

The ability to mold your footage to your liking is nearly infinite when digital cameras today capture so much data. A colorist’s role is to take this data and craft an aesthetically pleasing image, and create a more immersive and believable experience for viewers. Working with a professional colorist can help you achieve the look and feel you’re searching for in your footage, but for me the ultimate goal is always the same: creating a deep and meaningful look.