“As in Life and as in JiuJitsu” by The Academy

“As in Life and as in JiuJitsu” by The Academy

Video courtesy of “The Academy Episode 8: As In Life And As In JiuJitsu“ This episode of award winning director Matt Hickney‘s web series The Academy tells the inspiring story of Chris Pike, a Brazilian jiujitsu instructor in California who had turned his...
“Wall of Fire: A ChefSteps Story” by ChefSteps

“Wall of Fire: A ChefSteps Story” by ChefSteps

Video courtesy of ChefSteps, featuring “Wall Of Fire: A ChefSteps Story”  winner of the 2015 James Beard Award for visual and technical excellence.    This James Beard award-winning documentary on ChefSteps directed by Sandy Smolan, showcases the...
“Decoding Tough and Tender Cuts” by ChefSteps

“Decoding Tough and Tender Cuts” by ChefSteps

Video courtesy of ChefSteps featuring “Decoding Tough and Tender Cuts”  This video from ChefSteps was the brain child of lead animator Rick Wallace. I used a close range Sanken CS-3E that has a low proximity effect to amplify the impact of Rick’s vocal...
“Cymbal Covered in Sugar” by ChefSteps

“Cymbal Covered in Sugar” by ChefSteps

Video courtesy of ChefSteps featuring “ChefSteps YouTube Channel”  In December 2012, ChefSteps co-founder and photographer Ryan Mathew Smith rented a Phantom Flex High-Speed Camera with one goal in mind: Film as many culinary exploits that have the...
“Cleaning Geoduck” by ChefSteps

“Cleaning Geoduck” by ChefSteps

Video courtesy of ChefSteps featuring “Cleaning Geoduck”  Look, we all know what this thing looks like, and there is no way around it! After the initially filming of this….suggestive… project wrapped up, the head Chef and co-founder of...