Life in Western Mongolia is an adventure. Training eagles to hunt, herding yaks, and racing camels are just a few of the daily activities of the nomadic Kazakh people. Global nomad filmmaker, Director, DP, and editor Brandon Li spent a few weeks living with the nomadic Kazakh people.  To really understand a culture and people well […]

Stories fire up our imaginations.  Stories let us jump the often wide divide of a country border.  Stories also let us reach deep into our collective past, crossing vast barriers of time.  Stories describe us as individuals.  Stories allow us to experience the similarities between diverse cultures.  Stories provide a dangerous experience from non-dangerous surroundings, without fear of actual […]

Duo Flammenspuk – Kobold Streit & Schabernack from Hacky on Vimeo. Kathy & Caro from Hamburg, Germany bring us enchanting fire-artistry with “Duo Flammenspuk.”  Flammenspuk is a word creation composed of the German words for flames and haunting.  This medieval show is called “Kobold-Streit” (goblin hassle) with lots of “Schabernack” (hoax). This video was recorded […]

Michelle Yu, The Gentlemen’s Press from anotherbeautifulstory on Vimeo. Self described on Etsy as “The Gentlemen are an alliance formed by tired and unhappy men in funny hats. It was formed mainly to facilitate weekly seances and relentless left-wing debates on the impending zombie apocalypse.”  {Michelle Yu – The Gentlemen’s Press} Young, impulsive, and stupid – […]

Dia de los Muertos from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. I’ve photographed Dia de los Muertos in Mexico for seven of the past eleven years.  It is one of those long term photography projects that just snuck up on me.  I didn’t even realize it was a long term project until I was, pardon the pun, dead […]

As a young man growing up, “I want to be a Cameraman” was never heard around our house. Too difficult. Is there any professional value in that dream today? Ironically, the possibility of becoming a photographer was a goal I never considered, though I was gifted my first camera at eleven years old.  It was considered […]