Category Archives: The Price


Not Dead Yet

A new year and a new teaser just to let you all know that I’m still here, still working, and still very much in love with this incredible story.


Labor (Day) of Love

In honor of yesterday’s holiday, here’s another example of one of the unexpected obstacles that crop-up during film production – especially one as technologically dependent as The Price! While opening a file I hadn’t worked on in some time, I … Continue reading


Seeing Shadows

It has been a very long while since I’ve posted here, and in the last several months we’ve all been through some extremely strange and unsettling times. I’ve put together another brief behind-the-scenes video I hope you’ll find interesting, but … Continue reading


A Gambit for 2021

One of the meanings of the word gambit is “a remark to open a conversation,” so I want to use this one to start the year off right (posted by Amy Charlotte Kean): I’m further inspired by the use of persevere: … Continue reading


Inspirations Everywhere

I uploaded the original animatic for The Price at the start of 2013 with the intention of leaving it online for a few months in an effort to express my gratitude for the patience of so many who were waiting … Continue reading


Resolution, Aspect Ratios & 4K

I’m excited to share a brief announcement and another image with you, but wanted to explain some nerdy-techno-thingies first: Back in the early 2000’s, the video editing, visual fx and compositing work I did pushed the capacity of my computer system to its knees just … Continue reading


Gratitude & Hope

For all of us, 2020 has been upside down, backwards, and totally unexpected in far too many ways. While we may be reeling from upheaval, confused at so much contradiction and upset by the rampant contention, shining through everything dark … Continue reading


A Furry Face & Two Birthdays

I thought you might enjoy seeing the full size, hand-painted texture map used on the close-up model of The Black Cat. (Click on the image to see it full-size.) There are different layers that can be added to manipulate the … Continue reading


Just Keep Swimming…

I hope everyone had great fun this Halloween season! My fifteen-year-old demonstrated impeccable taste in selecting his costume this year… behold, Anthony J. Crowley: A rather dashing young man if I must say so; I myself cut somewhat less of … Continue reading


Happy Birthday Neil!

I thought this image would be appropriate to share on Neil’s birthday; working on the shot had me thinking once again about the generosity and  compassion (towards both animals and people) that were clearly evident during my visit to Castle … Continue reading