Movie Credits

A great friend of mine works in the movie industry all over the world. He's based in Japan, so most of his work is here, but his work takes him all over. A couple of years back, I really wanted to see what his work was like. It was also when drones were becoming more … Continue reading Movie Credits

German Film Review

Film: Grüße aus Fukushima (Greetings from Fukushima, aka Fukushima, Mon Amour) Director: Dorris Dorrie Starring: Kaori Momoi, Rosalie Tomass Note: Some Spoilers I mentioned in an earlier post that last year I worked on a German Film set in Japan. It was released in a film festival in Germany back in February to pretty good … Continue reading German Film Review

Berlin Film Review: ‘Fukushima, mon amour’

The film I mentioned earlier was reviewed by Variety. It was well-received. Some quotes from the review "rapturous response at the Berlinale" "Although she employs blunt metaphors involving tea ceremonies and geishas... Doerrie [the director] doesn’t presume to understand or verbalize what the living victims of such cataclysmic misfortune feel. Instead, her penchant for drawing awkward misfits allows … Continue reading Berlin Film Review: ‘Fukushima, mon amour’

Grüße aus Fukushima (Greetings from Fukushima) 

Last year, I went to Fukushima to make a film. My part in it was small, not acting, drone camerawork. It was a lot more devastating than I thought it would be. Devastating because the place was devastated, but also the impact it had on me. There were whole towns, communities, counties that have become … Continue reading Grüße aus Fukushima (Greetings from Fukushima) 

Volcano Eruption in Sakurajima

My good friend, Christian Storms told me about a job he had down in Kagoshima. He's doing a corporate about some research on volcanoes and ash. The research is related to the volcano eruption in Iceland  that grounded airplanes in Europe back in 2010. He invited me to do some drone shots for the project, … Continue reading Volcano Eruption in Sakurajima