John aspires to create documentary style films focusing on the creative human movement that collectively shifts civilization towards a more balanced and harmonious existence. Other video projects would include creating instructional videos specific to an individual profession.
The equipment I use includes: (2) Canon 7D bodies, 24-105mm L series Canon Lens, 50mm 1.4 Canon Lens, Zacuto 1.4x Viewfinder, Shape Paparazzi Pro, Shape Cameleon Shoulder Rig, Elvid Fieldvision 7" HDMI Display, Okii Systems FC1 USB Focus Controller, Fotga DP500 follow-focus, Juicedlinkg RA222 audio preamp, Audio-Technica AT875R Telescope Microphone, Manfrotto Imagine More Tripod Head, Bowens Mosaic (VB1011) 30cm Bi-Colour LED Light Panel, RPS 1Kwatt Studio LED Studio Light (dimmable full, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8), Matthews Century C+ Grip Head Kit and Black Century C Plus Stand.
The following documentary was my first as director, cameraman, and editor. It was filmed and edited within a five week period. The video was captured with a Canon Vixia-HF-R400 camera and edited using Final Cut Pro v6.
This story is a revival, a way of life from the not so distant past. A model for a locally based economy that provides commerce and skilled jobs throughout the community and exponentially reduces greenhouse carbon gases, a win win. And all the while provides to basic human needs, clothing.
Follow the unique and intricate community based lifestyle: Fibershed grown and sewn close to home.