Temple Square Interviews

Last week I began shooting interviews for the documentary I am producing on Temple Square. We're speaking with a variety of individuals who have a unique interest in Temple Square. Here are a few stills from the interviews. For two of our production days we were able to film on Temple Square in the Assembly Hall and the historic Tabernacle. 

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Great Oaks from Small Acorns Grow

This week I completed a feature documentary for Weber State University. The film is being used to conclude the University's Dream 125 Campaign which has raised over a 140 million dollars in the last two years. To thank the many financial contributors to the campaign, Weber State University asked me to create a documentary that could share stories from the school's unique history. Below I've included a clip from the film.

Century 21 Everest

For the last two years I've been able to produce videos for Century 21 Everest Realty Group. This year they are beginning a partnership with Troop Real Estate, a successful real estate office in Ventura County, California. To announce the new partnership, Everest and Troop had me create several short videos in which their top leadership shared thoughts on the new venture and the opportunities it would bring their agents. Here is one of the videos where we took the Everest and Troop leadership on a hike near Salt Lake City, Utah.

Desert Water: Climate Change and the Future of Great Salt Lake

This week I completed a couple of short documentaries on the topic of water conservation in Utah. I worked with Hal Crimmel on the project which is based on his book Desert Water: The Future of Utah's Water Resources. In the first film, Hal and geographer Dan Bedford wanted to share some of the water issues currently facing Utah's Great Salt Lake. It was neat experience to learn about the impact the lake has on the surrounding environment and economy. Millions of migratory birds visit Great Salt Lake each year and its industries and tourist activities provide over a billion dollars in revenue. Capturing the footage for this film was a lot of fun. The lake is a fascinating place. I enjoyed my hikes on Antelope Island and a visit to the nearby Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge.

Driving out to Antelope Island offers a striking perspective of the current low lake levels. 

Driving out to Antelope Island offers a striking perspective of the current low lake levels. 

Antelope Island's Buffalo Point offers beautiful views of the lake.

Antelope Island's Buffalo Point offers beautiful views of the lake.

Concept to Company

For the last year I've been able to capture several events for Grow Utah, a local non-profit that supports entrepreneurs and innovators through a variety of cash prize contests. Last week was their annual Concept to Company Outdoor Recreation Event in Ogden, Utah. Here is a short video that features a few of the winners and their products.