Avarice - Behind The Scenes Photography - Meet Cinematographer Michael Allen

Heres a behind the scenes interview with the director, director and cinematographer of Avarice talking about the making of the short film and the choices of camera equipment, overcoming obstacles and more. Avarice is a new short film currently in post production. Written and directed by Rachel Taylor, Produced by Dan Baker, with Paul Skidmore as DP and Michael Allen as the cinematographer. Avarice is an indie film shot in Memphis using the talents of Macedonia Films collaborating with the film community in Memphis. Michael shot this interview session on the Canon 5d camera, with it's panovision image sensor, the Canon 5d was recently used to shoot such tv shows at House, and big screen segments on films such as Black Swan, and the film Act of Valor used the 5d almost entirely for their movie.

Now I Sleep CD Trailer

John Albert Thomas is a solo piano composer who is working with NILMDTS on a new album featuring 10 songs inspired by 10 families who have suffered the loss of a child. This interview talks about the struggles, pain, despair and hope that families need to go through this dark journey. Johns music helps bring healing to families that don't know what to do or how to cope with such a devastating loss. NILMDTS is a national organization that connects grieving parents with photographers who can document their loss with sensitivity. The organization is well known & respected in the photo industry. This film was a very successful tool which helped John raise capital for his project, and will be used to reach out to counselors across the country to help families. Photo by Michael Allen Photography. Production Budget for this Profile Film & Trailer- $2500

Sweet-Shirt Business Profile Film

WWW.Sweet-Shirt.COM is a small business based in Memphis Tennessee, founded by Jill Dyson. Jill is a talented singer songwriter who developed the business to compliment her concerts, the business sparked into a growing, thriving enterprise. Jill wanted to partner with a local organization called Oasis of Hope, to help give back to the community. Her local business is thriving with her enterprising spirit for business, offering home shows, local markets & festivals, and her website business sales.
Production Budget for this film $1500.