I invented the integrated circuit.

Today was the video shoot for the Computer History Museum‘s new upcoming exhibits. In it, I play Jack Kilby, inventor of the integrated circuit. (I’d like to clarify that I play Kilby at the time he invented the circuit, not the more well seasoned Kilby shown on his wikipedia page.) At left, me in wardrobe, […]

Don't videotape at the mall if you're a terrorist.

Shooting some b-roll at the mall tonight (people shopping, sale signs, etc) for Programming The Nation and was asked by security what I was shooting. I said “my wife” (she was sitting nearby, and at that moment I was shooting her) and he said “okay, just don’t shoot around the building.” I said I would […]

Making Arrangements – Day Three

How did we get everyone to show up on a weekday? Don’t these people have jobs? I don’t know… but it’s a Monday shoot and we’ve got a bunch of dedicated volunteers here again. Today we’re shooting the first and last scenes in the story… funny how that worked out. We’ve got a small white empty room […]

Potty Talk

Things I never thought I’d be shooting… I got hired to produce and direct a video on Infant Potty Training. Never saw that coming… We shot it out in one 5 hour shoot just yesterday. Our available stage was already built out with a very industrial set used for shooting exercise videos. What we wanted […]