Last year, I sent Nick Jaina an email asking if I could use his song, A Narrow Way, in my short movie, Nothing for Me. He said yes, and it worked out well. A few months later, Nick sent me an email asking if I could help him make a music video for a song on his upcoming album. I said yes, and it worked out well.

Here's the video for Sleep, Child, from the album A Bird in the Opera House. I directed, Eric Petrie shot, Matt Jacobs edited, and everyone did a fantastic job. See below for complete credits and thank yous.

If you don't know, Nick Jaina is an amazing Portland musician with an amazing band. Check them out next time they play live, and buy the album.

For the nerds: This video was shot entirely on a Canon 7D DSLR camera. Most of it was shot at 60 frames per second (for the slo-mo) at 720p. I highly recommend either the 7D or the newest version of the 5D for any no-budget videos you do. Editing was done with Final Cut Pro and color correction was done in Color. Forgive me for not knowing more about the editing process. You can click on Matt and ask him for more info.


(the underslept)
Nick Jaina

(the band)
Sean Flinn
Amanda Lawrence
Jason Leonard
Scott Magee
John Whaley

(the rude)
Dan Turano
Clint Bohling
Eric Petrie
Melani Brown
Lori Englert
Nicole Marsh
Damaris Peterson
Tucker Gerhart
Michael Kitson
Lee Howard
Tim Nelson

Tim Nelson - director
Eric Petrie - director of photography
Matt Jacobs - editor, assistant camera
Nicole Marsh - script supervisor, grip, brainstorming

Steve Coleman and Ariel Arrow - for letting us use their amazing apartment
Kevin Friedman and Pete Strolis, owners of the Press Club - for letting us shoot inside their bar
Josh Miller - for letting me use his jib, which made the bed reveal look so nice

Sasha Moore and Ethan K-Roll - cut for time

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