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Episode 3 – Final Interview for documentary complete

Today I reached a production milestone: The last video interview for the UH-2 Tomahawk has been completed. Aviation author Frank Colucci talked about the history of the Kaman Aircraft Corporation, what happened to the company after the cancellation of the Tomahawk contract … Continue reading

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Presenting the VTOL Model documentary at AHM&EC

Last December I presented the VTOL Model 49 documentary to volunteers at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center. You can read the story here: http://americanhelicopter.museum/node/316 While I didn’t make any sales it did open the door for future presentations. … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – A day at Piasecki

Wow! What can I say? It took almost a year but last Friday I was able to finally get an interview with Fred Piasecki, Vice President of Technology and Chairman of the Board of the Piasecki Aircraft Corporation! He talked about Piasecki’s interim … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – A day at the museum

Production has begun on the “second” episode (which is actually episode 3) of the Designed For Battle series. Shot on location at the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center in West Chester PA, I interviewed H-2 pilot Jim Palmquist about … Continue reading

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Episode 3 update – gathering footage from all the right places

Happy belated Thanksgiving to everyone! Episode 3 is moving along quite well; I spent the weekend sourcing footage from the National Archives to fill in the blanks in the timeline and replace a great many still photos. Unlike the story … Continue reading

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Episode 3 – Camera back in action

Received the 5D Mk II back from Canon Service Center and its working like a charm now. Still arranging interview dates and locations with interviewees.

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New Year, New Projects

  So as 2015 begins, I am also beginning new projects. The DFB projects have been put on hold due to the holidays and the Winter weather and should pick up again in the Spring. In the meantime I’ve begun … Continue reading

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Back from Blender Conference 2014

  The 2014 Blender Conference was held in Amsterdam, NL from 24-26 October. I had been chosen to present a thirty minute talk about my use of Blender 3D for my documentary “Designed For Battle: VTOL Model 49 and the … Continue reading

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AAFSS doc wins three more awards at Accolade Global Film Fest!

Just received word that “Designed For Battle: VTOL Model 49 and the AAFSS Program” has earned three additional awards of merit from the 2014 Accolade Global Film Competition in the following categories: Documentary, Creativity and Research!  

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Future iNCITE! invited to speak at 2014 Blender Con

Whoa!  I received an email last night that my presentation abstract about my AAFSS documentary for the 2014 Blender Conference has been accepted! Wow! Looking forward to attending, learning and presenting. https://www.blender.org/conference/call-for-participation

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