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Preparing for Next Two Interviews

In preparing for interviewing the next two mothers, I’ve been faced with an issue of artistic conflict.  I like how I shot my grandmother’s interview (still working on screen captures), but it doesn’t fit in with my initial vision of how I wanted to shoot people.  I pictured more of an interview with a black […]

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Busing Interview #1 Post Mortem

I think that this interview was quite successful.  I wound up with 2 Arri 650 watt lights and a 1,000 watt softbox.  I used the two 650’s, and threw a little Lowell kick light behind.  One of the problems I had was that my interview subject (my grandmother) was that she was getting ready to […]

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My Kid Could Paint That

This week I watched Amir Bar-Lev’s film, My Kid Could Paint That.  This story follows the family portrait of the Olmsteads, a seemingly normal family whose four-year-old daughter, Marla, burst upon the modern art scene with questionably stunning pieces of abstract art that made me wish I had strapped paint brushes to my dog’s paws […]

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Boston Area Video Artist

Padriac Farma is a Boston area video artist.  He studied film at Columbia College in Chicago, and is currently enrolled in the new MFA program at Emerson College.  His main concentration is documentary, having worked on documentary and reality series for Fox and The Discovery Channel. He also produces work in the areas of photography, […]

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