Dacoda Bartels is Barnstorm Cinema's lead Director of Photography. This is his reel for 2012.
Dacoda Bartels, the company founder, is also the lead Director of Photography. Dacoda is also a commercial helicopter pilot and his superior knowledge of modern aircraft make him a specialist when choosing an aerial filming platform. While in the air, Dacoda chooses to operate the camera and pilot aircraft only in his spare time. Dacoda trained as a commercial pilot in Honolulu, Hawaii before taking on his film industry training in Vancouver, British Columbia. After film training the industry began booming in his home state of Louisiana. Taking with him the new wealth of film set knowledge and experience, Dacoda moved back to Louisiana and set up shop in New Orleans. Joining with the I.A.T.S.E Local 478 film industry union, Dacoda was off to work on set. After 2 years of on set "Hollywood South" experience he started Barnstorm Cinema in October of 2011. In the first year Barnstorm has entertained clients such as, Paramount Productions, Animal Planet, and The Discovery Channel to name a few. Barnstorm Cinema is a highly specialized camera movement technology company. Limited not only to aerial cinematography, but now also offering stabilized off-road and on the water vehicles capable of getting your production team into the most remote locations. Places film makers couldn't possible dream of, because few (if any) human eyes have seen such locations! Let Barnstorm Cinema's team of adventure enthusiast film professionals take your production beyond anything you ever thought was a boundary.
Washboard Leo Thomas, Chucky C, Bayou Bennett
Tap Dancer: Roy Micheal Brenc
Magician: Michael Dardant
Written and Directed by: Daniel Lir and Bayou Bennett
Produced by: Deanna Meske and Bayou Bennett
Cinematographer/A Cam Operator Mickey Gaidos
B Camera Operator/A Cam AC: Richard White
Gaffer: Rory White
Edited by: Daniel Lir
Assistant Editor: Roana Wullinger
Color Corrected by: Bayou Bennett
Special Effects: Fransisco Garcia Nava
Title Design: Shawn Bean
Make up artist: Chageling FX Inc.
Daniel Jouet / Make Up and SPFX Make Up
Assistant Make-up/SPFX - Tara Andrus
Props: Johnny Thomas
Blue Wig by Fifi Mahoney fifimahonys.com
Costumes by Southern Costume Co.
Music Producer: Ned Wilkinson
Paul R. Gunawan
Pavan K. Ojha
Special thanks to:
Dean Groover with BlitzTalent.com
Jean-Paul Bernard behind the Scenes Photographer
Erik for behind the scenes footage.
Donna and D.minor Bennett for your support.
Mickey Gaidos for your talent and above and beyond care.
Owner Marci Hessling of the world famous Fifi Mahoney's, wig & beauty store in New Orleans.
Rory White for extra props.
Phil Seifert for your support and amazing Rampart location and for preserving beautiful New Orleans!