| America's Cup 1983
Documentary on Newport festivities and final race of 1983 America's
Cup when Australia won the Cup from U.S. for first time in history.
Second place Rhode Island Film/Video Festival. 60 min. 1983 Producer/Director/Camera/Editor/Writer.
Promotional video for use at boat shows and at sail loft. Shot onboard
in Long Island Sound and in sail loft. Demonstrates sail making, sail
performance and roller reefing gear. 1984 10 min. Producer/Director/Camera/Editor/Writer.
John Bertrand Interview
Interview with winning Australian skipper of the 1983 America's Cup
shot on location in NYC hotel room. Shot for book publisher William
Morrow to promote Bertrand's new book, "Born To Win." 1984
John Biddle Video Series
Adaptation to video of seven historic films by Biddle who has been
making sailing films for over 30 years. Titles included "Tall
Ships 1976" and "Racing to Bermuda with Ted Turner."
Tasks included film to tape transfer, titling, new narration, scoring
and label design & graphics. 1984 Producer/Audio/Graphics.
Antigua Race Week
Documentary of famous sailor/author Don Street racing his 80 year
old wooden yawl, Iolaire, in it's last Antigua race week. Shot onboard
and from ab chase boat. The production captured second place out of
90 international entries in sports documentary category at the Worldfest
Houston International Film Festival. 60 min. 1985 Producer/Director/Camera/Cowriter.
The Incredible Tristan Jones
Produced only extensive interviews with Tristan Jones, one of the
world's most famous sailor/authors, holder of nine Guiness World Records
and who has sailed more miles than any other living human. Shot on
location at the Lion's Head Pub, Greenwich Village, NYC. 1985 Producer/Director/Interviewer.
Shot the only footage of the rare appearance of a beluga whale in
New Haven harbor. It appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN. The whale
remained in the harbor for nearly a year before it was murdered and
the footage was again used on the networks. 1985 Camera.
Tortola Yacht Charters
Promotional video for marketing Caribbean yacht charters at boat shows
and through direct mail. Shot on location in British Virgin Islands.
5 min. Producer/Director/Camera/Writer.
Sea Turtle PSA
Public service announcements aired internationally to educate people
on the dangers to leatherback sea turtles of plastics in the water.
These sea turtles mistake plastic for jelly fish, a main part of their
diet. It either chokes or starves them to death when it becomes lodged
in their esophagus.
30 sec. 1985-1987 Producer/Director/Camera/Editor
Don Street: Grenada To Martinique
Documentary of a cruise through the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Martinique
aboard Iolaire, the 80 year old wooden yawl of famous sailor/author,
Don Street. Some footage to be used for a yachting guide. 1985 Producer/Director/Camera
Rolex Gold Cup
Produced and directed the Rolex Gold Cup Polo Tournament television
show, West Palm Beach, FL Championship tournament with world's top
players aired on Financial News Network. Five camera shoot with remote
truck. 1986 Producer/Director
FNN Polo Commercials
Commercials edited for Financial News Network promoting the Rolex
Gold Cup. Edited from the Rolex film "The World Of Polo"
with new narration and sound. 3x30 sec. 1986 Producer/Director
Cruising World Magazine Commercial
Commercial for Cruising World using magazine closeups and footage
from the Caribbean to promote magazine subscriptions. 30 sec. 1986
Multihull on Hudson
Shoot for French sailing team of 65 ft. maximultihull "Liberte"
sailing on the Hudson River in preparation for the 1986 Statue of
Liberty celebration. 1986 Producer/Director/Camera.
Adapted French film of Maximultihull race across the Atlantic to American
home video. Scored, edited, created graphics and press release. 1987
Right Whale Overflight
Rare aerial footage of Right Whales and other whales feeding far out
in the Atlantic off Nantucket. Shot from plane donated by Provincetown-Boston
Airlines. Footage used for study by whale scientists from the Center
for Coastal Studies. 1988 Producer/Director/Camera
Whaling In Bequia
Shot on location in Bequia for the Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown,
MA and the International Center for Endangered Species, Newport, RI.
Produced five minute promotional piece with more work to be done for
long form documentary. 1988 Producer/Director/Camera
Learn The Racing Rules Part 1:
Basic Right of Way Rules 55 min.
Learn The Racing Rules Part 2: Rules @ Marks & Obstructions 55
Instructional production on the USYRU and International Yacht racing
rules with winning America's Cup tactician, David Dellenbaugh. Uses
2D & 3D computer animation, graphics, slow motion, freeze frame
and action footage to illustrate the rules situations. First edition,
1985. Completely revised in 1989. Producer/Director/Field Videographer/Computer
Graphics/ Label Design/Press Releases.
Promotional production for navigation instrument manufacturer. Onboard
sailing footage and studio shoot. 15 min. 1989 Producer/Director/Camera.
Promotional video for Macintosh based onboard navigation chart display
with interface for Loran and GPS. Onboard power boat footage and studio
shoot. 10 min. 1989 Producer/Director/Camera.
Two Against Cape Horn: sound score
Used custom and library music to score this documentary of voyage
by famous sailor/author. Also titled, produced narration and label
graphics. 1990 Producer/Editor.
Sun Yacht Charters
Promotional video for marketing Caribbean yacht charters at boat shows
and through direct mail. Shot on location in Antigua. 7 min. 1990
How To Paint Your Fiberglass Boat
Instructional video for Interlux division of International Paint Company
on how to paint a fiberglass boat with new urethane paint process.
Sold to consumers and used for sales force promotion and training.
Shot on location on Long Island. A best selling video. 60 min. 1991
Shoot for Boating Magazine for Loran C instructional video. Shot on
location in the Hamptons and Long Island Sound. Incomplete 1991 Producer/Director/Camera
Volvo Newport Regatta
Video press releases produced for Volvo International. Tapes sped
ashore and crash edited in time for feed to national and regional
evening newscasts. 1991 Producer/Director/Camera.
J Boats in Newport
The first ever race between the classic renovated 1920's J Boat yachts,
Endeavour and Shamrock off Newport, RI. Ted Turner and Gary Jobson,
guest skippers. Shot in conjunction with Cruising World Magazine.
Sailing Magazine America's Cup
Produced commercials for "Sailing" magazine which aired
during the 1992 America's Cup on ESPN and frequently run during other
ESPN sailing events. Utilized still photos, magazine closeups and
live footage from Newport and the Caribbean. Won Third Prize for TV
Commercials at the 1993 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival.
Don Street Knots and Rope Handling
Instructional video with famous sailor/author on knot tying and rope
handling technique for boaters. Shot on location aboard Street's boat
in Martinique. 60 min. 1993 Producer/Director/Camera/Cowriter.
The Schooner Harvey Gamage
Documentary of the voyage of the 95 ft. schooner Harvey Gamage sailing
from the Virgin Islands to Bermuda to Gloucester, Massachusetts. Shot
in conditions from flat calm to thirty foot seas and 50 knot winds.
Short piece won First Prize in category at the 1994 Worldfest Houston
International Film Festival. 10 min. A 60 min. full length documentary
in progress. Producer/Director/Camera/Writer.