Vibration Dampening Kit for S800

The other day we installed the new vibration dampening kit for the S800. This kit basically isolates the S800’s body from the H-frame and IMU (inertial measuring unit). Most all S800s were having flying issues, mainly because the IMU was first installed inside the S800 body, therefore making it very …

New Filming Projects

  I can’t believe its already the end of February. This year is off to a great start though! Lots of cool filming projects are on the horizon. We recently shot some b-roll footage of some epic police officers. These guys were training for evasive car maneuver techniques, and we …

Filming Evasive Race With Some Cops

  So this week was a little more exciting then most. So when my friends ask me, “What did you do this week?” I simple can say, “Oh not much… I just filmed cops race around on a driving course.” Hearing engines roar, tires screaming and the sweet aroma of …

GoPro Fail

  Ever have one of those days when you experience a gopro fail? I had my first the other day. Not fun! But even though the day suddenly became crappy, things turned around and started looking bright once again. I was out shooting some footage for a CineSpider review. A …

Behind the Scenes of Pulse #3 | VFX

  Here’s the final “behind the scenes” of Pulse. In this video I cover the grand finale shot of Harry blasting the terrorist through a concrete wall, while explaining all of the special and visual effects. To complete this shot, both special effects and visual effects were needed. Some of …

Behind the Scenes of Pulse #2 | Visual Effects

Here’s some more BTS of Pulse. I go over and explain the making of some of the visual effects. The vfx include matchmove tracking, compositing, 3d animation, particle emitters and more. Remember when making a film, pay close attention to detail. Don’t let your effects take the focus off the …

Behind the Scenes of Pulse | Action Sci-fi Short Film

The number one ingredient that goes into making a successful film, whether its a feature, indie or short is your crew. Your team has to be well managed and well directed. Being a director, I always find this to be a tough juggle, but that’s part of the challenge that …