Inspirational Videos

  1. "Birthday Girl Blues"

    Please vote for this film at the Rode Rockumentary international competition:

    Produced by:
    Anthony Greene & Ken Simpson

    Directed & Edited by:
    Ken Simpson ( )

    Cinematography by:
    Alex Dacev

    Filmed at:
    The Dominion on Queen

    "Birthday Girl Blues"
    Written by Ronnie Hayward
    Performed by Ronnie Hayward and his Trio
    © Ronnie Hayward 2012


    This short was filmed over the course of 2 days (less than 6 hour in total) for less than $100.00. Shot with the canon 5D Mrk II, with only one lens (a 50mm) and four lights. Smoke effects created with $3 worth of incense. Edited in FCP 7, titles created in AE CS4. Ronnie Hayward is an inductee of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Originally from Vancouver B.C., Ronnie now lives and performs in Toronto, Ontario.

    To see more work from director Ken Simpson, go here:

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    A Special Thanks to Rode microphones for creating this contest and inspiring this little short.

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  2. Directed by Matias Scartascini

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  3. I designed and animated half of this piece in collaboration with Monstro. I did not choose the name.

    Producer: Dalton Crosthwait
    Design & Animation: Alexander Perry, Michael Wilson
    Sound: Ben Roider

    Software used: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Maxon Cinema 4D


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    High speed reel for 2011 shot with the Olympus iSpeed 3 from

    Project Title : High Speed Reel 2011
    Project Type : Experimental / Commercial
    Film Location : San Diego, CA / Los Angeles, CA / Big Sur, CA

    Director : Charles Bergquist

    Production Assistant : Katrina Adair / Andy Martin

    Toolset : Olympus iSpeed 3 ( from

    Music :

    (Main) Mux Mool "The Butterfly Technique" -

    (Intro) Acoqui "Somewhere Else"

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  5. Part of the Everyday project - a personal project consisting of an image or video [almost] everyday.

    Project Title: Everyday, 09232011, "Skate"
    Project Type: Experimental
    Film Location: San Diego, CA
    More Info:

    Director : Charles Bergquist

    Toolset : Olympus iSpeed 3 from

    Featuring : Jason Hunt, Anthony Levas, Mike Pittman

    Production Assistant : Katrina Adair

    Audio : Neon Indian "Heart : Decay"

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