Posts Tagged ‘news’

La Vie en Rose by Lucy Dacus, Paris Cut

This is an ode to Paris with a cover of La vie en rose by Lucy Dacus. Images have been swirling in my head since hearing her cover and they’re all laid out here. It was in some ways an avenue to channel some of the restless anxiety that’s been building up in the midst…

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Houston Astros Reach Out for 2020 Season

The Astros reached out to me to use a short clip in a commercial to promote the upcoming season. I didn’t know what part they would use. But as a lifelong fan, I wanted to show support after what has been a winter of discontent. Cheaters. Conspiracy. Hubris. Intrigue. Betrayal. Never in a million years…

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“I Stopped Counting” featuring T. Ortiz for Dallas CASA Premieres

Over the past year, I’ve helped Co-Direct and Co-Produce a short doc with Tiffany Kieran about T. Ortiz and her journey of surviving human trafficking within the foster care system with help from her CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocate). The film is entitled “I Stopped Counting.” This project was spearheaded by Dallas CASA and their program…

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Genevieve Gorder for Yankee Candle

I just recently finished up some new social media work with designer Genevieve Gorder for Yankee Candle. There’s another batch coming, and I’ve got to say, the candles smell nice. She’s got such a fun energy and great taste as well. View this post on Instagram A beautiful candle makes all the difference… I’m excited…

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New Campaign For Keybank

Work for a new KeyBank campaign wrapped up to promote their checking accounts. I was able to reconnect with Director Jeff Bednarz on this work, which was great. He directed the Yellow Ribbons spots I cut over a decade ago that led to my first AICE award so I’ll always be grateful for that. The…

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An Unlikely Statesman

This past summer, a friend told me about the Bun Cha place Anthony Bourdain and President Obama ate at in Hanoi. I looked at a picture they had taken (not this one) of the table. It had become a shrine of their meal. I laughed and shook my head. Only Tony could pull that off.…

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Kristen Schaal Lends Her Voice For Zaxby’s

What do you think of when you think about a Zensation Chicken Zalad? Kristen Schaal, naturally. Kristen personified the comeback of the popular salad. The team told me about the tweet we used in one of the spots (it’s real) and how the person on the other end freaked out when they decided to use…

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Joining 3008

So some exciting news to share. I’ve joined the staff at 3008. Owner Brent Herrington edited one of the most beloved SuperBowl spots of all-time, the venerable Ram “Farmer” spot with Paul Harvey’s exquisite writing and voice. I’ll also be reunited with several friends who I’ve worked with from before and am looking forward to…

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