Adventures in Multicamera Directing Part V: Calvin Cody West Johnson and Band

13 May

As a multicamera director, doing musical performances is fun. I get to enjoy some amazing music, while employing my creative and tech skills to bring in as good a show as possible. This time out, we used blue, purple and red light gels, starlight filters and 3 cameras. I employed straight cuts as well as dissolves, varying the pace by song, and conveying the musical harmony and the harmony between performers.

 [blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYK2hhMC%5DCalvin Cody West Johnson appeared on Different Voices TV Show on Friday, April 22nd with Ceasar Johson (bass, vocals) and Larry Presston (drums). They performed songs from their new CD 

 Executive Producer: Poet Minor. Director: Olu Gittens. MNN New York.Video clip: 28 min. program preceded by ad.

-O.G.

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