The Understory

Maya Edits

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER PROFILE

For Hewlett - Packard

HP commissioned a series of developer profiles to showcase their new software development APIs.

These profiles were filmed at a series of 48-hour events called Hackathons on Canon C-series and Blackmagic Design cameras. Sound was recorded separately onto portable recorders.  

Post-production workflow included multi-cam editorial in Adobe Premiere CC, with final color correction in DaVinci Resolve. Final deliverables included web-optimized H.264s as well as masters in ProRes HQ. 

 

 

NARRATIVE SHORT DOCUMENTARY

For Dancing Paintbrush Studio

Dancing Paintbrush Studio commissioned a short video portrait to showcase their summer camp program and highlight the teaching philosophy and technique of founder, Beth Hird. 

The video portrait was filmed exclusively with Blackmagic Design cameras. Sound was recorded separately onto portable recorders. 

Post-production workflow included multi-cam editorial in Final Cut Pro X, with final color correction in DaVinci Resolve. Final deliverables included web-optimized H.264s. 

In addition to post-production, I also operated second camera on this project.  

CeSAR DOG FOOD CASE STUDY 

For BBDO San Francisco

BBDO commissioned a series of three case studies to spotlight their integrated client services including ad campaigns, product releases, and global web marketing. I helped to film the case studies and, in addition, took on main editorial responsibilities for the case studies. 

The case studies were filmed in studio using Blackmagic Design cameras. 

Post-production workflow included the incorporation of stock footage, high resolution stills, and an IOS simulation, all of which were integrated in Final Cut Pro X. The final color correction was performed in DaVinci Resolve. Deliverables included all standard resolutions up to 1080p in H.264 codec, MP4 versions for web, and masters in ProRes HQ. 

HACKATHON PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

For MasterCard

MasterCard recently began hosting developer Hackathons and wanted to create a video documenting both the experience and the various projects created by participants. 

This video was filmed on Canon's C100,  C300, and DSLR cameras. 

Editorial was done in Adobe Premiere CC, and final color correction was performed in DaVinci Resolve. Deliverables included web-ready H.264s. 

 

 

CONFERENCE WRAP VIDEO

For Ashoka

Ashoka commissioned a wrap video for their annual Changemaker conference in Washington DC. 

The wrap video was filmed on Canon C-series, DSLR, and Blackmagic Design cameras over the course of the 3 day conference. 

The edit was performed on-site and was delivered for screening on the final day of the conference.  

CONCEPTUAL VIGNETTE 

For Better For Living

Better For Living, a retail shop in San Francisco wanted to make a series of experimental vignettes to show customers how much care goes into making their goods. 

The edit was performed in Final Cut Pro X and final color was performed in DaVinci Resolve. 

In addition to post-production, I also operated second camera on this project.