Winter Sun

I made this photo on a nice winter day. Playing around with the Pixelmator app on iPad I created this abstract alternate version of it. If you are processing photos on your iPad I do recommend checking out Pixelmator. It’s a great app which gives you a lot of creative possibilities.

Making a Digital Cinema Package (DCP) for my short film

My short film “I Want To Believe” has been screened at several film festivals. Until now I have always send a 20 Mbps mpeg4 file to the festival for screening. However, two weeks ago my film was selected by the Landshut Short Film Festival and they ask for a Blu-ray or DCP. I decided to create […]

Making clouds

While driving to work I pass a large industrial site everyday. Especially in the winter the early morning hours often provide some spectacular images when the sun is just rising above the horizon. I use my iPhone to capture these images and will edit them on my phone or on my iPad. For editing I […]

Building a new 50U Buchla cabinet

A couple of years ago I built a small 18U Buchla cabinet for a couple of Buchla 200 series modules I had build together with some Buchlaesque modules to go with them. However, this cabinet cannot house any more modules and it was time to build something new. Something bigger. I decided to go for […]

Zedfest awards for “I Want To Believe”

Today I received a message from the Zedfest Film Festival organisation that my short film “I Want To Believe”, which was part of the official selection of the festival, has won two awards. Outstanding Foreign Short Film Direction Outstanding Low Budget Sci Fi Short FIlm I am very happy with these awards and it’s a […]

Custom cabinet for Buchla Easel

Buchla Easel analogue synthesizer clone I have been working on finishing my Buchla Easel analogue modular synth the last couple of months. That included designing a custom cabinet to house the modules. My “Easelesque” instrument contains 3 modules: the Buchla 208 Music Easel, the Buchla 216 Touch Controlled Voltage Source and the Buchla 277 Signal […]

Making videos with kids for a youth concert

Youth fanfare concert project A friend asked if I could help him with a project he is working on with a youth fanfare he’s part of. They are planning a big concert next year playing brass arrangements of soundtracks of famous movies. The idea was to show a video with an own version of the movie […]

“I Want To Believe” official selection of Zedfest

My short film “I Want To Believe” is part of the official selection for the Zedfest Film Festival 2014! Zed Fest is a Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival held from 7-9 November 2014 in Theater Banshee in Burbank, CA, USA. In their own words: Zed Fest Horror Sci-Fi Film Festival was founded in 2010 to […]

Visiting Cinestrange Film Festival

Last weekend I visited the Cinestrange Film Festival in Braunschweig, Germany, together with my wife. My short film “I Want To Believe” was part of the short film selection. It was the first “real” festival where my film was selected after the internet based Viewster Online Film Fest. Braunschweig is a 4 hour drive for […]