2011. August 5. NYC.
Do you know what an Anaglyph is? How about “Swapping eyes?” I do. I just spent a week learning about 3D HD. And BloKarting. Bill Price shot 3D HD footage of BloKarts in the Mojave desert to promote the “2012 BloKart World Championships” in California. I volunteered to edit the 2 and a half minute promotional piece. BloKarting is like sailing except it’s on dry land with wheels. Editing 3D is like regular editing except I had to wear those silly paper glasses over my eyeglasses. Which sometimes made me dizzy. I wanted to do an aggressive, …Continue Reading
“Connect The Dots”
1986. National Video Center. NYC. Lynda and Ellen Kahn of “Twin Art” asked me to help them put together an animated sequence for the upcoming new show “Pee Wee’s Playhouse.” In the sequence “Connect The Dots,” Pee Wee Herman jumps into his “Magic Screen” and tosses up colored dots that connect and construct a farm tractor for him to play with. Pee Wee had been shot on green screen on 16mm film and transferred to one-inch tape. Twin Art prepared the graphic elements on a Quantel Paintbox, the standard at the time. (Photoshop, …Continue Reading
We saw “Friends With Benefits” last weekend. Tigers can relate. Not with having sex with your best friend, necessarily, but with flying back and forth from New York to L.A. again and again and again. We may not always find romance, but our air miles are off the hook.
99 Tigers are scattered—in NYC, Venice, Boston, Dallas, and the In-N-Out Burger on Radford in North Hollywood.
But this week, amazingly, we’re all in NYC. Glenn just wrapped shoots for Bravo’s “Most Eligible: Dallas” and CMT’s “Texas Women” in Texas. David just wrote a rack of “Family Guy” and “Conan” SPGs for TBS. Bill just dropped some “Actuality” bombs on truTV. And Brett just cut a slammin’ Carmelo Anthony tape for MSG.
So now we’re thirsty and hanging at the glamorous Bridges Bar in the New York Hilton lobby.
Yep, that’s us. Waving at you with sparkly drinks and nodding at the…Continue Reading