Today is the final part of my series where I bring back some of my favorite excerpts from the show. This one is a doozy! You may want to take notes.Read more "Best of Crossing the 180 – Part 2"
Today on “The Flip Side,” Kevin Shahinian shares perhaps the most important bit of advice any artist can receive.Read more "Kevin Shahinian’s One Piece of Advice"
You’ve waited patiently for a whole month. Now it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The gripping conclusion to my provocative, educational and inspirational interview with the DSLR Three Amigos: Patrick Moreau, Kevin Shahinian, and Joe Simon. This episode is a doozy!Read more "Crossing the 180 #41: Kevin Shahinian, Patrick Moreau and Joe Simon Part 2"
My three guests today need no introduction. If you’ve done even a modicum of research in the field of DSLR filmmaking, you know who these guys are. Patrick Moreau, Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon are names practically synonymous with the craft. And today on Crossing the 180 we have all three of them at once. […]Read more "Crossing the 180—The Big 4-0: Patrick Moreau of StillMotion, Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon Part 1"
You are sitting in the room with three of the most celebrated and talented event filmmakers on the planet. DSLR masters of light and sound. Cinematic auteurs through and through. You are given the microphone and have just one question to ask one or all of them. What would that question be? Would you waste […]Read more "What Question Would You Ask Patrick Moreau, Joe Simon or Kevin Shahinian?"
When I started in this business nine years ago, I started doing weddings because it was the easisest aspect of the business to start. I figured I would just do weddings until I could do “real” videos. Admittedly, going into it, I had the low view of wedding videography that many people do. But it […]Read more "Why Every Pro Filmmaker or Photographer Should Start Out with Weddings"
Dear Muse, I just want to say that I am really looking forward to our work today. I have quite a number of amazing ideas I want to run by you and get working on. I think they have the potential to be some of my best stuff. As soon as you get here we’ll […]Read more "Dear Muse…Where the Hell Are You?"
Yesterday I gave you five tips for making your videos more cinematic. I thought of five more. Get your notepads ready.Read more "Five More Cinematic Tips – A Sequel"
Two of my colleagues and friends are offering an incredible educational experience. Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon (two of the most talented event filmmakers on the planet) will be teaching about DSLR filmmaking in beautiful Cabo San Luca and Cancun, Mexico (November 7-8 and 14-15, respectively). Here’s what they have to say about it: What […]Read more "A DSLR Filmmaking Workshop You Won't Want to Miss"
If you follow the video DSLR world, or if you’re an event filmmaker, chances are you’ve seen Kevin Shahinian‘s epic wedding film “City of Lakes.” This is an actual wedding movie shot for a client of Kevin’s. The clients originally hired Kevin to produce their wedding film plus have Kevin work his concept film magic. […]Read more "A Creative and Business Review of "City of Lakes""