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Category Archives: Film

Arcanum Research Airport Video

During this past semester I have been working closely with a graduate student of mine, Jiachi Liu, who wanted to do an independent study with me to learn some advanced After … Continue reading

December 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Won New Frontiers Grant!

Today Indiana University announced the recipients of the New Frontiers in Arts and Humanities Grant. I am happy to say that we were among that group! I am delighted to … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Final Back Space Shoot

On Sunday we had the final Back Space shoot, our 16th day of shooting. We needed a sunny day, so we held out until one landed on a weekend. We … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pocket Square Live

The Pocket Square Project launch event was held last Monday at The Libertine bar in downtown Indy. It was very successful with at least 100 people attending. I luckily finished … Continue reading

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Star Trails in Alabama

While visiting my family this past Thanksgiving I decided to set-up the camera to experiment with capturing some of the amazing stars visible on the family farm. My family has a … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Pocket Square Project

My friend Rachel Vreeman is launching The Pocket Square Project to help raise funds for starting and sustaining HIV support groups for adolescents in Kenya. This project involves the making and selling … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Here comes more

The last week has been a no-minute-to-spare juggling act of school demands (recruitment visits, search committee interviews, in addition to the normal teaching load), Arcanum show details, Dream Tree preparations, … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

HADITHI Deux, Hopefully

Last year I applied for a grant to continue making films for Dr. Rachel Vreeman’s HADITHI study. (See the entry on Shahidi). The grant was an internal $50,000 grant called … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Back on Back Space

Today we shot a walking/running scene for Back Space. Chelsea, our protagonist, (which is both the actor and the character’s name) has just been confronted by her publisher about something she … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Swaziland Documentary

Last spring I was introduced to Cynthia Prime of Saving Orphans through Healthcare and Outreach. SOHO, which is based in Indianapolis, strives to help improve the lives of orphans in Swaziland … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment