Every year for the past 26 years Cox Communications has celebrated the teachers of California with an event called “A Salute to Teachers”. For 25 years I had nothing to do with, sitting unaware of the saluting in my house in Rhode Island. This year, however, I was asked to fly to San Diego to not only salute teachers but film them as well. And salute and film them I did.
This first video was shot outside of The Balboa Theater in the new public park that was in the last stages of construction as of September 2016. It is the red carpet reception and, aside from an unfilmed wine spilling, the event went off without a hitch.
Earlier this summer the extremely talented instructors and dancers at The Talent Factory in Rhode Island put on an amazing show at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. The night before the event I filmed the rehearsal with my Ronin. By the end of the rehearsal I was covered and sweat and my flash cards were full of so much great footage and I realized something: It’s so much fun filming dance. Read more