FIX IT IN PREP
I am a bit of a prep-head. I know that budgets and time usually mean that if you want to flex creatively on set, you need to set yourself up to do so. Below are a few or the tools I use and the processes I undertake in my prep.
ADOBE | BBC | MICROSOFT | NETFLIX | HBO | OTICON | MARLEY SPOON | NGG | ALPENLOFTS | HYUNDAI | AMAZON | CONICHI | HGTV | DESTINATION AMERICA | BLOOMBERG
ARRI ALEXA PLUS | SONY Fx6 | SONY Fs7 | BOLEX H16 | XEEN PRIMES | RONIN | TILTA NUCLEUS M | EASYRIG VARIO STABIL
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY | TORONTO LGBTQ FEST
OUTSTANDING DRAMA | BROOKLYN FILM ART FEST
GROWING UP ON A FARM IN PENNSYLVANIA, JOHN LEARNED EARLY ON ABOUT CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING, USING THE TOOLS YOU HAVE TO CREATE, AND APPRECIATING THE NATURE AROUND HIM. AFTER PICKING UP ANALOG PHOTOGRAPHY EARLY ON, HE MOVED INTO CREATING ACTION SPORTS FILMS WITH HIS FRIENDS. THIS WAS THE START THAT HAS NOW LED TO OVER A DECADE OF EXPERIENCE, AS A DoP, TAKING HIM FROM NYC TO BERLIN. JOHN FEELS MOST AT HOME ON SET COLLABORATING WITH OTHERS WHILE WORKING WITH TRUSTED CREWS. HIS CREATIVE EDGE, COMBINED WITH HIS THOROUGH PREPARATION AND SKILL SET, DELIVERS AWARD WINNING WORK.