The Seafarer to screen at CSU Fullerton

CSU Fullerton is hosting a fascinating festival of new music that incorporates images and text. Performances by Elliott Sharp, the Either/Or ensembles, and Carla Kihlstedt are going to be amazing. And on Saturday night, February 28th, the festival is screening four hours of films and video art that incorporate words and images along with new […]

The Seafarer hits the Festival circuit

I did not expect to get into the land of film festivals when I started reading Burton Raffel’s translation of The Seafarer in a ratty used copy in my Peabody dorm back in whenever that was. 2004? But here we are. Michael Feldman, who directed the film, and I got to work on submitting our […]

Watch The Seafarer

The film version of The Seafarer is complete! Thanks so much to everyone who’s worked on this from concept to shooting through post-production. We did it!

Seafarer Old English recording

I’m still on a quest for an Old English reading of the Seafarer to post to this site to help give people some context for my piece. But there’s progress! Heather Thompson, of Caedmon Tutorials found this page from WW Norton. As part of their Norton Anthology of English Literature they’ve posted a ton of […]

Finishing Seafarer: color correction, titles, fiddly bits of clever polishing

Labor Day is usually about picnics and things. I had a two hour meeting with Mike Feldman and Victoria Nece about Seafarer. Victoria does a whole host of things, from web design, motion graphics and print design, to color correction, animation and a spot of wordpress development, though she’d of course be more modest. For […]

Very busy couple of weeks

June 5, the day before my birthday, Mike Feldman and I sat down with Zach Herchen to go over his latest sound design work for Seafarer. It’s fantastic. The world of the film was starting to emerge in the last round, but this time he really got into the details, and started to bring mixing […]

sound design and meeting on Summer’s Twilight scene 1 re-write

Last week saw me stuck sick in bed for a couple days, but also saw two good meetings. The first was with Rose Ginsberg, director and chief brainstorming-buddy for Summer’s Twilight. I’ve finished a significant re-write of the libretto of the first scene, and wanted to bounce it off of Rose before I dug into […]