In late 2016 I was burned out on the kinds of directing jobs I was getting, so I took a year off from directing for pay. I continued to work but only on projects where I could work for free. In that year I made a proof of concept with UCB Los Angeles, shot […]
I’ve been taking Brent’s yoga class for a while and I’m always blown away by the kind of strength and flexibility he has. So Alex Vendler and I teamed up again and shot this little video with Brent. Be prepared at some point while this plays to have an out loud moment, cuz he can […]
Short Doc – Audio Specialist from Michael Blieden on Vimeo.
This short video that I directed has gone live today on Funny Or Die. This was my first collaboration with Matt Berninger, Tom Berninger, and Carin Besser. Phenomenally funny people. If you haven’t seen their documentary, Mistaken For Strangers, I highly recommend it. Shot on my Epic with my new Leicas, mostly the 24mm. Crew: DP, […]
It’s finally done! Thanks to all of Alex’s friends who helped out on graphics, sound, makeup, wardrobe. Thanks to Birns and Sawyer for giving me a deal on the lighting package. Most importantly, take yoga from Alex! I had spine surgery 2 years ago and instead of going to physical therapy I went to her […]