Sunday, December 14, 2008

Change on the street


Myrtle Ave. and Lewis Ave.

Friday, December 12, 2008

My Building


Roberta (actress), Nick (musician), Tierney (teacher), Bed-Stuy

Monday, November 24, 2008

Wrapped Up


Nate Jones, Musician, Houston, TX, 12/07

Nate brings percussion elements of jazz, blues, hip-hop and West African Tribal into a single stew. Here he's sporting a shirt and fabrics hand made by Isabel Wilson.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Brooklyn Artist Series #1



Lindsay Napolitano, Video Artist, Williamsburg,


It would not be weird to walk in on Lindsay holding a video camera decked out as an alien from Pluto or a robot from the future in her living room. Lindsay has an ability to present human emotion as something beyond social constructs and stereotypes. Her visual sequences tempt viewers to pre-judge and then take that feeling and hold the viewer hostage with their own emotions. (That's how I felt... It was powerful.)

Stay tuned for info about Lindsay's most recent work, Fight Scene Take 37, to find out where it will be installed.


Was I dreaming or did I do that?


me, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn

What do you do at 3:00 AM when you cant sleep because your mind is running at 700m.p.h.?
Shine some new light on it!

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Health insurance would be good





Moore & Bogart, J Train, Varet & Bushwick

I'll admit that I was slow to warm up to President-Elect Obama. I wasn't convinced of who he was or what he had done, but considering the options, I was willing to hear him out. After listening to him for 2 years and looking at my own situation, it's become clear Mr. Obama is going to make my life better. Seeing I don't make much and have no benefits, I can now rely on tax credits and free health care to expand my self employment. Seriously, thank Godbama.

I'm not sure how it will all work, but I'll be waiting for that check. How long do these things typically take?



Monday, November 10, 2008

Media Gone Mad


Justin Richards, Writer for New York Press, Holloween, 2008

MEDIA BIAS IS DEMAND SIDE ECONOMICS
After this election, can we as a public ever see the press as a watchdog ever again? Media bias is nothing new, but is it supply side or demand side? Is it force fed or do we crave it? Good question. You might be surprised of the answer. The Economist says there's more demand then you'd think and is actually a healthy indicator competition. See it here.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

We made a Film in 24 Hours

Delicate Balance

by Back of the Bus Films


Jeff Rosenberg, Writer/Director of "Delicate Balance"

The production was part a nation wide 24 Hour Film Race competition and we competed in the Brooklyn bracket.

It was finished in about 23 hours.

Watch and vote here:
http://filmracing.com/Films/competitions/brooklyn2008.htm

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

La La Land


It was springtime and everything seemed possible, specifically a nap.

W 26th between 7th and 8th

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Ghost Town





New Orleans, Lower 9th Ward, three years after Hurricane Katrina.  With John Bowermaster.

Monday, October 27, 2008

God Bless Amerka

VOTE



I-10 and Kirby Dr., Houston

Wednesday, October 1, 2008



Myrtle Ave. between Marcy and Tomkins, Brooklyn

Thursday, June 26, 2008

NYC 48 HR Film Race.... We Did it

"Dissonance" by Brooklyn On Foot


This was a wild ride, cheers to all who busted serious ass to get this done in under 48 hours.

Chick HERE and watch

Directed by CHASE MASSINGILL
Written by TOM MYERS, LUKE SUMMERVILLE & CHASE MASSINGILL
Produced by JENNI SHALK % MICHELE WEINTRAUB
Director of Photography ROBERT TETEN
Art Director ROBERT WAKELAND
Editor CHASE MASSINGILL

Sound Editor MEGAN TOTH
Location Sound JOHN SEMBER
Titles JEREMY COX
Production Assistant SARAH TYLER


CAST

thomas ellison TOM MYRES
susan FAYNA SANCHEZ
rose BETSY WINCHESTER
leg MEGAN TOTH
girls at door
MICHELE WEINTRAUB
MEGAN TOTH
SARAH TYLER
JENNI SHALK


Production Still Image by Rob Wakeland, All Rights Reserved

Monday, June 16, 2008

Dropping Like Flies



As my friends begin to fall like dominoes into the ring of fire, I am reminded what a wedding should really be (see above); outdoors, sans shoes, pot luck, and about love.

...John...
...Troy....
...Dennis... Nice Knowin' ya!

Monday, June 2, 2008

SEX: The Revolution on VH1


It's finally out. Check your local listing, but this will be broadcasted all summer on VH1. 

Perry Films knows how to make a film. Getting to work and learn under Hart and Dana has opened my eyes to a limitless world; they are a tag-team duo to be reckoned with.

VH1 has a page dedicated to the project, with extras from interviews and rare footage cut from the final cut. check it out

Read the review in Variety



Also, Dana's doc "Boy Interrupted" is close to release. Stay tuned.

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Bird and a Feather



My apartment mate Liz shows her fresh ink.

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Brooklyn Artist Series #3


Rob Johnson, Independent Filmmaker, Flatbush

Dark Comedy has a new guy. Rob's films explore the absurd circumstances faced by normal people in everyday life. In his latest stab, "Killing the Joneses," Rob melds timing and human error in a crescendo of folly. Stay tuned for screening info.