Hooleyfest Videos

Hooleyfest Videos

Hooleyfest 2007 San Diego – by Patty Mooney In 2007, Patty was one of the camera operators at the San Diego Hooleyfest show.  What is “Hooleyfest?”  There is a local Irish pub called “Hooleys” that puts on a music festival with a few...
Candids Video

Candids Video

Behind the Lens Smile! Your Attendees are on a Great Candids Video I first learned how to edit about a hundred years ago (or so it seems, by the exponential way technology has advanced) on half-inch linear machines.  That meant that if you finished editing a half-hour...
Jerry Lewis, Great Guy, Sweet Man

Jerry Lewis, Great Guy, Sweet Man

Jerry Lewis – Is he the funniest man alive?  I don’t know, but he is indeed one of the longest-standing comedians in our time. Born on March 16, 1926, it’s going to be his 89th birthday in a few days. Director of Photography Mark Schulze and I had a...
Easyrig Inventor

Easyrig Inventor

A Day in San Diego with the Easyrig Inventor The inventor of the Easyrig, Johan Hellsten,  came to San Diego from Sweden and made a special point to visit with Mark and me.  Mark has been using the Easyrig since 2001. The Easyrig story is quite an interesting one....
Television Video Production

Television Video Production

Do you remember a Television Video Production called AMC Date Night? AMC Date Night was a clever way for AMC to add interest to classic movies. Layered between the movie and commercial interruptions these “bumpers” featured a guy or a gal looking for a...
George Foreman Knock Out

George Foreman Knock Out

George Foreman came to a San Diego grocery store one sunny September day in 2005 to publicize his Knock Out cleaning products and sign autographs for a long stream of excited fans. The Crystal Pyramid Productions video crew, Mark Schulze and Patty Mooney, shot a VNR...
Legacy Video for an Industry

Legacy Video for an Industry

Pioneers in Irrigation – Legacy Video for an Industry When Glenn Bowlin, the official Historian of the Irrigation Association, approached us about creating a video for the IA’s Museum, he had no idea what sort of an education he would be receiving about...
The Video Production Industry

The Video Production Industry

I have been contemplating what it’s like to be a woman in a man’s industry – and more specifically, the video production industry. What inspired me to think about this was a recent invitation to speak to a college class of women who wish to enter...
Most Imaginative Adverts

Most Imaginative Adverts

Most Imaginative Adverts – by Emma Wortley Did you know that the average attention span is just 5 seconds? This gives businesses a very small window of time to capture the attention of potential consumers. Consequently, companies have developed a range of...