OB 01×11 – ANNEX

Daiki Tanaka of Tsujita ANNEX shares what goes in to a perfect bowl of Ramen.

OB 01×07 – LINE

Take a breath (and be sure to wear headphones for the full binaural effect). Listen to the hour-long track featured here.

OB 01×05 – UTILITY

No one makes an inexpensive V Lock (V Mount) battery belt clip. This one was designed in-house and you can download the STL file to 3D print at home here. As it stands this is not a high-activity belt clip since there’s no registration for which the battery to “click” into place, but for low-movement shoots the clip in its …

OB 01×04 – THEORY

This week I wanted to do a bit of fourth wall breaking and talk about The Work. There’s a ton of working filmmakers out there and there seems to be a constant stream of newcomers seeking guidance. I’m not prolific but I’m persistent; I’ve shot a lot over something like 18 years. Over the past 2 with OWL BOT I’ve …

OB 01×03 – JAZZ

I wasn’t ready. I’m usually ready. I was editing Episodes One and Two before I left for Colorado right up to the wire. When I’m in “edit mode” my sleep schedule goes to shit and the work takes the role of backseat driver. On NYE my “lunch break” was the Sharks v. Kings game downtown at Staples Center. I almost …

OB 01×02 – BUMBLE

Natalie McMillan of Bumble & Bolt is shown here making a big ass ring. Working out of her studio in Napa Valley, Natalie creates every piece of jewelry from scratch. Discussion of this process usually elicits confused, malamute-like head twists from the average lay-person. Often enough, in fact, that it warranted the creation of a video explaining how the casting …

OB 01×01 – CANVAS

Happy New Year, and welcome to Season One. Over the next 12 months we’re going to be publishing short films, photo albums, papers and more for your enjoyment and edification. These posts are coming from a select group of artists but may be about any number of subjects said artists believe to be relevant. While the majority of the work …