Category: Film

  • The Cost of Narrative

    In 2004, HBO aired a series called Deadwood, a Western-style show by creator David Milch. Milch’s vision of Deadwood trafficked in all the traditional tropes of the Wild West, but applied contemporary sensibilities to its numerous subplots, making for a compelling narrative. At the time, HBO was well on its way to transforming into a […]

  • One Week In…

    One week into self-isolation due to the coronavirus, COVID-19, and I’m working on learning my new Fujifilm lenses — the immaculate 16mm f/1.4 and the 55–200mm variable telescopic lens. Before the great work-from-home experiment began, I also recorded sample interview footage from my X-T3 with a colleague. It was an amazingly educational experience for our […]