Archives: mentor

  • Growing Your Craft Takes Time

    Don’t be in such a hurry to get to the finish line. Its a hard lesson to learn, but in all situations the journey to get there provides more benefit than the destination. Remember its all about relationships. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Dig in for the long haul As a boy, Leonardo DaVinci stole paper and headed…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 5

    I can not believe its already over. What a great week. Great teaching, knowledge and even better friends made. Thank you ASC. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] All good things must come to an end. It was the final day of the American Society of Cinematographers masters class, hard to believe. Today proved to be the most insightful…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 4

    Day 4 was the best day yet. However this perspective was pretty unique. It was philosophical reinforcement for me. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Guillermo Navarro ASC – Film Making Philosophy Today at the American Society of Cinematographers Master’s Class, we worked with Guillermo Navarro ASC, all day long. The same guy that made Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 3

    Day 3 was long. Lots of education and lots of great insights into Master Cinematographers work. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Bill Bennett ASC – Hard surface lighting Today at the American Society of Cinematographer’s masters class we had a lot of technical information. In fact so much that my brain kind hurts. We had 4 ASC members…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 2

    Day 2 did not disappoint. It was very much a hands on opportunity which everyone took advantage of. All day in a sound stage with really expensive professional equipment just making normal stuff look beautiful. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Roberto Schaefer ASC AIC Today in the cinematography masters class we spent the majority of the day, and…

  • ASC Masterclass 2015

    So the American Society of Cinematographers puts on a Masterclass. I was fortunate to have been accepted to the program and attend. I have done my best and will continue to aggregate the immense amount of knowledge of the next few days here. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] The class taught by masters So the first day of…

  • Time with Dave

    I have been on somewhat of an opportunistic streak lately by meeting with older men who have been through a career and have some great advice to offer in hindsight. This time I had less of a one-on-one opportunity but one where I was able to sit in on an interview and glean some great…

  • Time with Andy

    Another opportunity to pick the brain of a well respected man. Thanks Andy. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Just jump in, stop planning So I had the opportunity again, to me with an older man named Andy. Andy is one of those guys who has been around for a while and had jobs in business and in ministry….

  • My time with Chuck

    Have you ever had the opportunity to meet with a truly brilliant person? I just did. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Find someone wiser than you and hold on I have always been a firm believer in the power of having a mentor. Nevermore so than after meeting with the truly brilliant person. I had the opportunity to…