Video production is the process of finding a concept worthy of filming, soundtracking and editing, but can also include live recordings and video documentation of various projects.

January, Who is Bruce Kauffman?, March 01, 2019

Based on the poem January by Sadiqa Khan, January is a visual exploration of a fox's imagined journey through the Davis Tannery Lands, a 37 acre brownfield site on the shore of the Rideau River in Kingston, Ontario. The poem was read by Sadiqa Khan and recorded by Matt Rogalsky. The music featured…

Solstice Festival, June 24, 2018

Writing custom web-based projection mapping and music visualization software is a pastime of mine. At the Summer Solstice Festival north of Toronto, the software made an all night appearance in June 2017, and then again in June 2018. As Dan Brown, one of the festival organizers for the Root Stage…

Regression, November 10, 2014

This is a live performance by Decomposing Pianos at the Modern Fuel ARC, the last show before moving from their downtown location at 21A Queen Street. This performance featured a 30 thousand pixel long cityscape rolling by under a microbial sky. The visuals were operated by a QWERTY keyboard, with…

String Theory, 29/12/11, October 24, 2014

Set to the track 29/12/11 from Danielle Lennon's String Theory, this video features the changing seasons looking west along Lake Ontario. To build the video, over 4000 water colour sketches were sequentially added to a single sheet of cold press paper. Some of the challenges encountered in making…

HTML5 Visualizer with MIDI Input, August 01, 2014

This visualizer was originally intended to present chords and tones for the Decomposing Pianos project 88 Years. An interactive piano keyboard was made using HTML5 canvas such that sounds could be played and portraits displayed. This evolved into an experimentation phase in javascript, where several…