Last week, we were assigned to write and shoot a film in a total 3 hours. While it seems there’s only so much you can do in 3 hours, I was excited by the challenge and tried to film an [...]
My producer and I finally got the finalized mask for our upcoming short, “Nitelife”. It’s an original design we had custom-made.
I say farewell to “Stan”, probably my most extensive and ambitious project to date. A lot of challenges were posed throughout this production, forcing me to expand my imagination and [...]
Some screenshots from the upcoming “Stan”
One of the most difficult challenges a filmmaker can be given is to make a simple, mundane task seem compelling. For the song “Stan”, the titular character spends most of the song [...]
While I continue to make progress on “Stan”, slow and steady that it might be, I’ve also been working on pre-production for an upcoming independent short that I plan to direct [...]
After being undecided on songs for our project throughout the semester, I finally settled on “Stan”, Eminem’s cautionary tale of fandom. One of my favorite hip-hop songs of all [...]
It’s easy to take for granted just how important motion is in cinematically telling a story. However, that’s what I came to realize while shooting my first individual project with the [...]
As is with any creative endeavor, there will be obstacles. Ridiculously frustrating obstacles that will make us want to pull the hairs out of our heads and become a STEM major. For anyone [...]
4381 is the University of Houston course number for Digital Cinematography offered by the Valenti School of Communication.
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