These are just a few of the video projects I have had the opportunity to work on, including interviews with Grammy nominated musicians and acoustic performance pieces.
Random Hero “Tension” Acoustic Performance
Project Overview: Random Hero performs an acoustic rendition of the title track from their 2019 album Tension, exclusively for my website rockonpurpose.live. Filmed additional behind the song content as part of a larger interview.
My Role: Directed, filmed using three cameras, edited.
Jen Ledger Goes Behind the LEDGER EP
Project Overview: An interview series with Jen Ledger of Skillet as she released her debut solo EP, LEDGER. Originally filmed for NewReleaseToday.com, later re-published on Rock On Purpose.
My Role: Directed the shoot (a team which included myself and an assistant), filmed b-roll, edited the final video product.
Songs of The Resistance With Remedy Drive
Project Overview: A 5 song series combining live acoustic performances with stories from Remedy Drive's David Zach about his work with counter human trafficking organization Exodus Road.
My Role: Directed the shoot (a team which included myself, a video and audio intern, and the band), created all branding, edited the final video product.
Combined Facebook and YouTube View Count: 153,575
Skillet's John Cooper on Evangelism
Project Overview: The highlight segment in a multi-part interview with the frontman of Skillet, a platinum-selling rock band.
My Role: Directed the shoot (myself, John Cooper, and a video assistant), conducted the interview, filmed b-roll, edited the final product.
Newsboys Share Their Mission
Project Overview: One part of a multi-part interview series with past and present members of Newsboys, a gold selling, Grammy award nominated Christian rock band.
My Role: Shot on my own with a dual camera set up, performed the interview, edited the final product.
6th Annual We Love Christian Music Awards Special Livestream
Project Overview: We Love Christian Music Awards winners announcement and awards special, livestreamed on Facebook from Full Circle Music in Franklin, TN to an audience of nearly 70,000.
My Role: Production assistant, assisted in coordinating and directing talent, logistical planning, operated a teleprompter.
Journey's Jonathan Cain Interview
Project Overview: An interview with Journey's Jonathan Cain, songwriter behind "Faithfully" and "Don't Stop Believing." This video shoot also included an acoustic performance in his Nashville studio.
My Role: Filmed this piece, conducted the interview, and edited the final product.
Seventh Day Slumber Performs "Found" Acoustic
Project Overview: An acoustic performance of rock band Seventh Day Slumber's song "Found." There is an accompanying interview as well.
My Role: Filmed this piece, conducted the associated interview, and edited the final product.
Thousand Foot Krutch Exhale Interview
Project Overview: An interview with rock band Thousand Foot Krutch's lead singer Trevor McNevan about their most recent album, Exhale.
My Role: Filmed this piece on the band's tour bus, conducted the interview, filmed b-roll, and edited the final product.
Why We Love Christian Music Three Part Documentary
Project Overview: An hour long documentary in three parts that revealed the winners of the 4th annual We Love Christian Music Awards and featured dozens of exclusive performances, mashups, interviews, and glimpses behind the scenes of the music industry.
My Role: Served as a production assistant and camera operator, helped coordinate talent, headed up a few supplementary shoots on my own apart from the main filming session, and assisted with interviewing.
for KING & COUNTRY: Behind the Song "joy."
Project Overview: A behind the song segment for for KING & COUNTRY's 2018 single "joy."
My Role: Filmed the segment with the help of a video assistant, conducted the interview, and edited the final product.
Holly Starr Performs "Sunshine" Acoustic
Project Overview: A raw acoustic performance of "Sunshine" by artist Holly Starr and producer Scott Cash.
My Role: Filmed and edited the performance and an accompanying interview.
5th Annual We Love Awards Televised Special
Project Overview: The 5th annual We Love Awards special, produced in partnership with Trinity Broadcasting Network's JUCE TV. In addition to airing on TBN's network, the special was livestreamed on Facebook.
My Role: Served as a production assistant and logistical support, coordinating and managing talent, directing timing and placement of artists on stage, and appearing on stage to hand out trophies.
Disciple: Long Live the Rebels
Project Overview: An interview/documentary style look behind the scenes of internationally acclaimed rock band Disciple's 2016 album Long Live the Rebels.
My Role: Filmed this project with the help of a video assistant, conducted the interview, filmed b-roll, and edited the final product.
The above projects are just the beginning. If you'd like to see more of the video interviews, performances, broadcasts, and livestreams I've been a part of, you can see a full playlist to your left (or click here).