Here’s a compilation of projects I shot all over the world in 2010. Africa, Hong Kong, and Seoul. Used my favorite paintbrush: the 5D. Available light with some use of a Lite Panel Flood (an LED sungun). And in some cases, aluminum foil as a bounce card. The smooth moves …
I wanted to create a pas de deux between bottle, rocks glass, and ice. It was shot on my kitchen counter-top at my apartment. Styled by Ritsuko Yamaguchi. The music scored by Jamba Castro. I employed a Canon 5D, a 70mm Sigma macro lens, a Glidetrack, and edited on an …
The Travel Channel sent me to Hong Kong to make a Best of web series. This is the Overview segment giving you a scope of what the city has to offer. All I brought was a Canon 5D, a Glidetrack portable dolly, a 16-35mm and 70-200mm Canon lenses. I edited …
Photographer, Nigel Barker, asked me to shoot a teaser for his upcoming book, The Beauty Equation. My Canon 5D and I spent the day during his photo shoot. It was edited on my MacPro using FCP. Music from Apple Soundtrack Pro.
Francisco Aliwalas is a Manhattan based producer and award-winning filmmaker. He writes, directs, shoots, edits, as well as hosts. The scope of his projects range from web content, commercial, cable series, promos, fashion, architecture, travel, sports, music, tutorials, documentaries, to fiction films. His clients include networks such as Nat Geo, the Sundance Channel, HGTV, the Travel Channel, Discovery Travel & Living, as well as with MTV. And corporations like Nike, Verizon, RJ Reynolds, Match.com, Xerox, and General Electric. One of his short films won Best Picture, Director, and Editor at MTV World's 72 Hour Short Film Shoot-Out and his series for Conde Naste’s Concierge.com titled 24 Hours in… won Best Online Video Series as voted by Magazine Publishers of America.
Sony PMW XDCAM EX3
Sony PMW XDCAM EX1R
Canon 5D, 16-35mm, 24mm T/S, 50mm, 70mm macro, 70-200mm, Red Rock Micro Field Cinema Bundle v2, Zacuto Target Shoot, Z-Finder Pro Zoom H4N
Litepanel & Ikan LED Lighting
Sunbounce Reflector, Light Stands
Rode Video Pro Mic, Audio Technical Shotgun, Audio Technical Wired Lavalier Mic, Sennheiser EW 100 wireless lav set, Fishpole Boom w/ Shock Mount
Glidetrack SD, HD, & Hybrid Portable Dolley Systems, Manfrotto Fluid Head Tripods, Miller Solo Fluid Head Tripods, Marshall Field Monitor, Tilt-All Stand, Portable backdrop set, Delkin Fat Gecko Camera Mount