Creative Lead, Editor, Shooter (Surf, Climb)
Over the course of producing this launch reel, I fell in love with the new Session camera. I was admittedly skeptical at first about the camera's capabilities, but was proven wrong time after time. The camera's improvements were most pronounced on our surf shoot where the typical challenges surrounding working in a wet, humid environment were essentially eliminated.
Editing the HERO4 reel with Sam Lazuras was quite a journey. We spend 63 days locked in an edit bay with 16.68 TBs of raw footage. We started over from scratch a handful of times, creating versions very different from what you see here. The minds behind all of the previous reels, Abe Kislevitz and Jordan Miller helped guide us through the weeds on this one for sure! Click here to read my blog post, Editing The HERO4 Reel.
Editor, On-set Media Manager
While in Indonesia for Masters of Indo, we filmed with Alana Blanchard and Lakey Peterson for our GoPro App launch video. I wanted the mood of the video to be light and fun, so I was excited when I found "Riptide" by Vance Joy in a corner of our music library. I had no idea at the time that months later I would be filming with Vance Joy for a TLRS video. All of the incredible graphics were done by Abe Kislevitz.
Editor, Colorist, On-set Media Manager
From the minute we met up Marlon and Varun, it was easy to see the kind of relationship they had with one another - the admiration Varun had for his Uncle, and the appreciation that Marlon had for his young nephew's enthusiasm towards surfing. It was clear (with the guidance of Bradford Schmidt) that the story needed to touch on the deep integration of surfing in their family heritage.
Editor, On-set Media Manager
This production was the first time I had ever seen a B.A.S.E. jump in-person. So when we returned to HQ to begin this edit, palms still sweating, I knew I wanted to recreate the feeling I had watching Marshall and Haley take that leap. My goal was for the audience to feel like they were at the summit with the athletes preparing to jump, which it why I spend quite some time developing the gear preparation scene.
Concept, Shooter, Editor, Colorist
I made this short film for a little contest we had at GoPro during which we had 48 hours to shoot and edit something, anything, using only 1 Gopro camera. This is not something that we are accustomed to doing, as we usually have about 40 cameras with us at a time. Click here to read my behind the scenes post on how I shot and edited the piece.
When I began editing this profile on young female skate Leticia Bufoni, the intention was to simply tell a short story showing the world who Leticia was and what she was bringing to the 2013 X-games in Brazil. We had no idea that she would go on to win gold in her home country only weeks later. We decided after the competition to make an extended cut including her gold medal run for our channel.
Those who know me best know that I am terrible at golf and therefore possess a bit of a distain for the sport. So I had a laugh to myself when GoPro asked me to take on the company's very first golf edit. I had a lot of fun with it however - the unique angles that Abe captured almost had me converted.
Released at the time of the company's IPO, Our Story takes a look at the past, present and future of GoPro. With unfettered access to any content ever created by GoPro, Sean Shafer and I had a blast digging through old videos to piece this story together. Abe Kislevitz added his touch with the awesome graphic work throughout.
This was a pretty easy one to edit - the footage speaks for itself. My jaw was on the floor when I first saw this content land on our servers. This was also my first time messing around with Twixtor which is how the super slow-motion shots are achieved.