Life Goes On
This short film was not made by me, but by a few very ambitious
students at a schools in South Africa where I work. They came to me
with a completed DVD. My part was to encourage them to translate
it so that I could add English subtitles and put it online.
I would like to mention that subtitling a film for a language you
don't speak is not easy.
Vendetta: A Christmas Story
The largest creative project I've ever been a part of, Vendetta still rocks
after all these years. Made in the days when
was state-of-the-art video and a Pentium 166 was a smokin' fast computer, it
took just over a month to film and about six months in post production. I
edited the first half and The Rev.
Brendan Powell Smith
finished up the second half after I did a rough cut.
You can read more about it on the site, but the coolest thing
for me was when it was nominated for an internet film award in France and they
flew me out to attend the award ceremony in Lille.
I doubt we could make this film today without getting arrested.
Telepresence Demo Reel
Back in 1994 doing 3D animation was not the big business it is today. But a
handful of folks from Norwood and Wareham Massachusetts tried to make it so.
This 3D portion of the demo reel was put together mainly from practice
projects as Thomas Sola
and I learned the ropes of
Lightwave 3D and the
There was a traditional animation piece included in the reel that I don't
have a copy of: a commercial drawn by Scott SanGiacomo and voiced and scored by
Shocking as it seems to me, the reel was nominated for a Massachusetts
Emmy Award in 1994. Though the original copy did look much better than the VHS
rip I've posted here.