Tony-nominated actors perform scenes from their shows out of costume but in character.
Originally published on The New York Times - Character Building
Experience the frenzy and interconnectivity of backstage at the first show at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week.
An animated explanation of how banks use securities lending to make a profit, while their customers cover the losses.
Reporter Corey Kilgannon, Marcus Yam and myself chased calls over a police scanner for around 16hrs straight. What we found wasn’t what we expected.
I was recently DP (Director of Photography) on a couple of music video shoots for The New York Times Magazine.
Eli "Paperboy" Reed performs the title track from his new album.
Before we shot Eli Reed, we did a proof of concept...
Using a DSLR, specifically the 5D Mark II, was essential in creating this piece for The New York Times Magazine on bounce music in New Orleans. The light in these clubs was low, often just a single bulb or a blacklight. A traditional camera would have never been able to pick up enough light to show what was happening.(more...)
The use of motiongraphics/animation is still pretty new at The New York Times. We're still figuring things out, but I thought it might be useful for some people to see what our work flow is like.
For the Toxic Waters: From Air to Water Waste piece I worked on I decided to use the Canon 5D Mark II again. The camera just produces beautiful images for video and I had the time on this piece to deal with the transcoding and audio sync routine since I knew the piece would run later in the Toxic Waters series(more...)
For the Michael Jackson Memorial piece I worked on, we decided before I left for L.A. that we would use the Canon 5D Mark II to try and push the look of the piece, and to try something new. The first thing I did, is call up a freelancer, Patrick Burke, to run sound. Patrick used to be an AC (Assistant Camera) in L.A. so he came with all the right tools, including a film slate that we used to sync audio from a Marantz...
A few people have been asking me how the LENS Blog on The New York Times site came to be and what software it was built on. I thought I'd shed a little light on the development process and answer some of these questions.(more...)