DIY Shoulder Rig
THE FILM

DIY Shoulder Rig

Because I have to work light, I made the decision to shoot The Raftsmen journey using a DSLR–I need to keep my gear as mobile as possible. With this in mind, I set about making a shoulder-mounted rig based on plans provided by Film Riot, making certain adjustment suggested by the guys at BleepinJeep.com. It … Continue reading

The Sign Said…
THE FILM

The Sign Said…

Whenever you’re working on a project of a certain scale, whether it be directing a film or building a raft (just to pick a couple of random examples), you inevitably have moments of… maybe not of doubt, but certainly moments when you ask yourself if, perhaps, you’re well-intentioned, but possibly misguided. But moments like that … Continue reading

We’re Raft Building!
THE MISSION

We’re Raft Building!

In 1956, three men and two kittens from Montreal became the first in history to cross the Atlantic Ocean on a log raft. Christened “L’Égaré II,” which translates to “The Lost One”, the vessel crossed 5,000-kilometers of ocean from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Falmouth, England in 88 days, propelled only by the currents and winds. Following … Continue reading