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  1. The Day Ray Harryhausen Died

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    Time and again, we find our lives inextricably woven together in this ever-shrinking world.

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    • Bolex from Hell

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      A good roll of Ektachrome turned bad when in my haste to set off on a photographic trek I neglected to secure the pressure plate while loading my vintage Bolex H16 S. This single oversight turned…

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      • Tale of the Firefox - HD

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        A determinedly old-school toon extolling the virtues of a certain inimitable fox. Created for Firefox Flicks 2013. Penciling chores and narration provided by myself. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tale-of-the-Firefox/633753876654901…

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        • Bolex Stop-Motion Animation Motor

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          In the mid-1970's, budding animation wunderkind Doug Beswick constructed two of these motorized units, one for himself, and an identical unit for a fellow stop-motion animator. This is that…

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          • Robinson Robot: S.O.S. (iPhone sci-fi short)

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            RR: S.O.S. was my last minute entry into J.J Abrams' Action Movie FX contest. It was rushed together in three weeks, 95% of which was devoted to construction of the articulated Creature from…

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            • Atlas (2004 - S-VHS - DV 1:33:1)

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              A mock 1950's TV spot for a future that never came to past. After many years of being relegated to languishing on a failing hard drive, by the blight otherwise known as Flash, I'm finally…

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              • 1980's Visual FX Miniature - Dart Fighter

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                One of a trio of never-filmed effects models that I created for an unrealized 16mm project in the summer of 1989. This particular model was scratch-built from balsa, bass wood, and sheets of styrene…

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                • Behind the Build of Robinson Robot

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                  HOLLYWOOD LEGEND BOB BURNS, SCIENCE FICTION HISTORIAN & CURATOR OF ALL THINGS AWESOME, HAS CAST HIS VOTE AND GIVEN ROBINSON ROBOT:S.O.S. AN ENTHUSIASTIC THUMBS UP. PLEASE JOIN HIM! -----------------------------------------------…

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                  • 35mm Kodak Vision3 250D (1:85:1)

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                    This 400ft roll of footage represents my first attempt at 35mm motion picture cinematography, as well as my first encounter with a handheld light meter (which proved invaluable). My initial super…

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