Winter 8K

Credits Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Colorist Music: Bytheway-May, “Semantic” Sound Design: Doug May Production Company: Cook Filmworks Winter in Utah Want to know the coolest thing about this video? I didn’t have to drive more than 30 minutes from my home to capture any part of it. I ❤ UTAH. But that doesn’t mean this was [...]

BYU Dunk Team

Credits Concept, Director, Producer, Editor, VFX, Colorist Producers: Jared Cardon, Jeff Parkin Director of Photography: A. Todd Smith Music: Ninja Tracks Production Company: Western Lights Client: BYU Defying Gravity I love this video, in large part because it was REALLY HARD to pull off! As I conceptualized what I wanted to do with BYU's Dunk Team promo [...]

Every Word a Victory

Credits Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Mixer, Colorist Writer: Amanda Cook Music: Bytheway-May One Word at a Time My wife Amanda and I made this video about her pursuit of writing while being a full time stay-at-home mom and part-time voice over artist. She wrote the video (of course) and I took care of the rest. This [...]

Cookies 8K

Credits Writer, Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Mixer, Colorist Music: Bytheway-May The Most Time Consuming Batch of Cookies of All Time It took pretty much two full days to film this snappy little video. It may seem like a simple process to make cookies, but it takes FOREVER when filming it with a probe lens (which doesn’t [...]

Kilauea Volcano 6K

Credits Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Colorist Music: Bytheway-May Production Company: Cook Filmworks Elemental Power This was one of the most thrilling shoots I've ever been on. Right up there with filming people base jumping out of hot air balloons (from another hot air balloon). To see the raw power of nature up close and personal [...]

HempWorx Coffee

Credits Writer, Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Mixer, Colorist Music: Riff Raff Rhythm by EvertZ, Courtesy of ArtList.io A Caffeinated Promo I love projects that challenge me to combine found stock footage with new material that I create to make a seamless video. I'm proud of how this one came together and would love to hear guesses [...]

Superhero

Credits Writer, Director, Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Mixer, Colorist Music: CHPTRS, Courtesy of MusicBed Production Company: Cook Filmworks Life is Busy for a Superhero Resident Superhero Jonah reflects on the day-to-day routines and rigors of being Super, and the importance of passing on his legacy to a worthy sidekick. This is one of those projects that comes [...]

Ballistix

Credits Director of Photography Director, Producer: Vanessa Winter Sound Design & Music: Bytheway-May Production Company: Winterspectre Entertainment Client: Micron Larger Than Life This project was one of the highlights of my year. Not only did I get to work with an incredible crew, I got to shoot with Innovision's Probe II+ lens set for the [...]

BYU Living Legends

Credits Concept, Director, Producer, Editor, VFX, Colorist Producers: Jared Cardon, Jeff Parkin Director of Photography: A. Todd Smith B Camera Operator: Jordan Harker Key Grip / 1st AC: Gabe Casdorph PA / Playback: Doug May Music: Red Skin Girl by Northern Cree Production Company: Western Lights Client: Brigham Young University Dancing with Hoops This was my favorite [...]

Birds 8K

Credits Director of Photography, Editor, Colorist Production Company: Heck Producer, Director: Phillip Goodwin Music: Bytheway-May Birds Are Awesome There's no feeling like getting up at 4:30am to film birds waking up at sunrise. I love getting to focus on the amazing creatures in their element, observing their personalities, and putting some good out into the world [...]