Category Archives: New York City

Film Production: You Can’t Do That! (3)


A sizeable percentage of my film production career was spent producing and/or serving as first assistant director on TV commercials, […]

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Film Production – You Can’t Do That! (Part 1)


During my film production career as producer and/or 1st assistant director my specialty was location shooting, mostly on the greatest […]

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Video Production in Ice – a Vlog


I began doing a lot of video production and editing for an ice sculptor who shall remain nameless back in […]

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TV Commercial Production with Alvin Ailey Dancers


One of the most memorable shoots I did with director Bill Fertik wasn’t exactly a TV commercial production. It was […]

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Video Editing a Single Camera Shoot


A video editing story from Waiting for Elizabeth. From early February through June 2003, with DP Peter Longauer, I shot […]

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Production Management for Pizza, a Vlog


Production management was one of the several “hats” I wore during my film production period which is chronicled in Circumstances […]

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Snow in New York City


There are many things I like about snow in New York City. But I will be glad to see the […]

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Video Editing Vlog – My First Documentary


A video editing vlog excerpted from Waiting for Elizabeth . In November of ’96 (or ’97?) my friend Gary Mizel […]

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Post Production Sound Vlog


Post production sound is an unappreciated aspect of film production. In a recent blog post I wrote about my friend […]

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Video Production and Editing Gonzo Style


This story is from Chapter 32 of my video production and editing book Waiting for Elizabeth (which is also a […]

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