Almost Famous: A Video Director's Journey Through a Digital Age Sponsored by Lowepro

Tuesday, October 26, 2010  |  1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Coleman
Event Type: Video

What happens when a guy and his video camera are given a chance to document some of today’s most interesting subjects? Meet upcoming Director Michael Coleman, who has been producing videos of Aerosmith, Train, The Grateful Dead, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Apple, Lexus, Macy's, Epitaph Records, and Chef Tyler Florence.

From the early days of online video to today’s high quality DLSR cameras, Coleman will take you through the various stages of his young career and the advances in technology and creative tools. Coleman will also share his own work and take you through the creative and technical challenges of each piece while giving insight to his process. Michael shoots HD video using DSLR cameras for his projects, and will provide key tips for creatively maximizing video output from today’s high quality DSLRs. 

*Michael’s company, Colemanfilm Media Group, is an award winning media production company that provides premiere high-definition production services based in Northern California. Coleman and his team of creative talent continue to expand and work with new clients specializing in producing media-related content for the entertainment, music, and lifestyle industries to create authentic and creative media. Lexus and SF based Articulate Design brought Colemanfilm Media Group on to produce their exclusive Internet campaign promoting sustainable living. Coleman and his team have created over a dozen online video profiles offering inspiration from some of the most stylish and exciting eco designers working today. The company under Michael’s direction is concurrently working on producing online video content for several music and lifestyle web sites.

For additional information visit: www.colemanfilm.com




Michael Coleman

A Bay Area native, Michael Coleman started Colemanfilm Media Group shortly after graduating from Northern Californiaʼs arts college, Exʼpression College for Digital Arts, in March 2003.Michael continued his studies after graduation with legendary Producer/Composer Jack Douglas. As Jackʼs assistant, he joined the world-renowned rock band Aerosmith for their 2004 blues album release, Honkinʼ on Bobo. During the seven-month project, Michael worked closely with the band and album engineering staff. In addition, Michael captured over 1000+ still images and endless hours of video footage that were utilized for tour and album production. Aerosmith released the “making of” DVD, You Gotta Move with studio footage from Honkinʼ on Bobo, concert footage, interview clips, and never-before seen footage live in the studio. To date the DVD has gone 4X platinum, selling over 400,000 units and the audio CD was certified gold.Coleman also made a splash in the print and broadcast world. The Bay Areaʼs “World Class Rock” radio station, KFOG, has brought Coleman on to produce exclusive online video content for their website, including videos of artists for their “Local Artist Month,” and private concert series. Colemanfilm Media Group is concurrently working on producing online video content for several music and lifestyle magazine web sites, including music magazine SPIN, the music recording industryʼs MIX and REMIX Magazine. Coleman and his team have created over a dozen online video profiles offering inspiration from some of the most stylish and exciting eco designers working today. Coleman and his team of creative talent continue to expand and work with new clients, both locally and nationally to create authentic and creative media.

www.colemanfilm.com



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