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Saturday, November 17, 2007

Los Angeles

Following the premiere of "Angels Nest" at the Kodak Theatre on September 15, 8h51 moved its headquarters to L.A. to work with HDXD Cews as an editor through intensive shoot+edit gigs for television through satellite feeds for clients and events such as the Salvation Army emergency services - covering the fires in San Diego-, the celebration of Italian culture at South Coast Plaza, David Beckham and his Soccer Academy, the Simpsons premiere of their new video game, the Electronic Arts newly released "Need for Speed" game released at Les Deux on November 13, and the Los Angeles auto show at the LACC, also happening this month.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Elevate at the Kodak Theatre

Lastest project, 48 hr film competition between Australia, India, Mexico and the USA, representing the latter under the direction of Otis Mannick, cinematographer Isaac Rodriguez and editor Marie-Michele Jasmin-Belisle. The piece is an 8 minute documentary on Angels Nest, a sustainable earthship-like research center in Taos, New Mexico. Narration by Kevin Costner, music by Chris Brinkler. Presented September 15 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles as part of the 2007 Elevate Film Festival.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Thursday, July 26, 2007


In Production :

Hiphop music videos - the latest from Project Babies

About to Launch :

A tentative August 7th online launch for 8h51's latest piece, 'Wounded Knee intro" for indigenous hip hop group CULTURE SHOCK CAMP. See /

Upcoming Collaborations :

A soundscape video for bassist extraordinaire Tanya Nunez ( ; see "Train")

Pending :

Acceptation for NYC's "Drift" exhibition, November 2007 :)

Wednesday, May 9, 2007


Wrap-up of live dance version of Readymade Dance Theatre Company's Version 2.0 (see Next shows at at NYC's famed P.S. 122, July 9-12

Now booking Culture Shock Camp ( and post-production soon to start on the music video for Micco Rebels from the Sun ... hau !

White Sands video loop submitted to the Gary Farmer Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe

Video piece for Keva Juice owner "Somewhere between heaven and las vegas", a momentum from a recent - and very wild - private party, is done

Departure for YUL May 22nd - montreal -; I return on June 5 and jump straight into the Digital Bootcamp, where I will guest lecture on my work and give workshops on video editing, as well as assisting of the production teams on their cinematic venture :)

More to come ... bon printemps !

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Nouvelles d'avril

April news and events :

April 13-14-15 ; Video shoot for Readymade Dance Theater Company at White Sands National Monument

April 20 ; Premiere of the RMDTC dance piece (see above) "Version 2.0" at Cake studio (4011 Silver avenue SE 505.980.5273)

April 27 ; "First Vision Filmmaker Forum". This one-day event is free and will be held at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque on April 27, 2007, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The University of New Mexico will broadcast the Forum from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on streaming digital video from a link at:

April 26-27-28 ; Gathering of Nations powwow to be held at the Pit, Albuquerque's basketball venue

To be wrapped this month :

Coo-contrast - short promo for fiber art Eri Imamura

In active pre-production :

'Demonic Lovely', a music video for gypsy swing band Le Chat Lunatique, to be shot on location at the Yucca Lounge, Pucini's Golden West and in a white cube studio TBD

Friday, February 23, 2007

8h51 grand blog opening

Finally decided to join the blog world, to keep the news flowing without too much web encoding - fabulous alternative, hooray ! I am in the process of redesigning completely my website, so the latest news will be posted here.

As of now, just finished the video presentations for the Folk Alliance Music Awards, which were presented in Memphis this past Wednesday Feb 21st. Back to work now on a Dia de los Muertos video piece - using only natural sound - and a website for CILA, my friend Carmel's new business as a stylist and artist. And then follows the new version of Coo-Contrast, video piece for fiber artist Eri Imamura ( - see photo insert - as well as an upcoming dance piece for Readymade Dance Theater Company to be shot in White Sands.