film & video.
Midnight Man "Second Dawn"
We made this in one single snow-packed day in Waltham. Concept, shot, edited, published. Produced (music), shot and edited by this guy. Lyrics, driving, and amazing chocolate chip cookies by my brother Nice Mike aka Midnight Man.
Mass Transit: A Boston Hip Hop Documentary
This is a documentary I started years ago and I will finish it. It haunts me. It's about 75% shot and I have learned the valuable and fragile balance between too much and too little in documentary film making.
The first trailer features Boston DJ Ninja B battling DJ Sean C and finds out exactly how much New York loves Boston. He then proceeds to dismantle the place cut by cut. Legendary footage courtesy of Rob Swift.
The second features Boston mainstays 7L & Esoteric at around the time they officially began their now prolific Czarface project with Wu-Tang's Inspectah Deck discussing the origins of their musical pairing at Salem State University.
The third and final trailer features one of my favorite and the funniest of all Boston hip hop groups, Porn Theatre Ushers, revealing how they decided on the their legendary name with their old apartment in the background which was quite literally a converted coffin factory.
Vintage Trolley Quest: Episode 1 - Kenosha, WI
If you visited my font page, you may have read that I did a quick little web series on vintage streetcars. This is one such episode. Shout out to Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Sometimes you just get lucky and some people you respect mightily just happen to need an editing job. This happened twice. See below.
LMNO feat. OHNO "After The Fact" (produced by Evidence)
Three legends at work here. And me. Long Beach legendary MC LMNO of the Visionaries teamed up with prolific Oxnard MC and producer OHNO as well as LA mainstay and legend in his own right Evidence of Dilated Peoples. Shot by my brother Andrew Miranda aka WebOne (RIP).
M.E.D. feat. Georgia Anne Muldrow "Candlelight"
When I was living in Long Beach and back in school, moves were being made. Had I been able to focus on video work and design full time life might have been very different. That being said I wouldn't change a thing. M.E.D. of Oxnard and superstar vocalist & hall of fame level producer Georgia Anne Muldrow had all the raw footage and just needed the story to be told. I obliged.
Just a little After Effects project I did for kicks way back when.
Motion Graphic for Discover Maynard.