DOCUMENTARY

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  • Thread: The Making of Plexus no. 34

    "Thread" is a documentary covering the two week process of artist Gabriel Dawe's installation of "Plexus No. 34" at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Directed/Photographed/Edited by Erik Clapp Museum Producers: Tracy Greene, Isabel Hebert, Maggie Adler Music by Tony Anderson Camera Assistants: Mitch Winberg and Chris Gomez Sound Mix by Kevin Flach Plexus Assistants: Shelby Cunningham and Francisco Moreno Shot on the C300 Mark II, GoPro4, and the DJI Osmo
  • Ben Stevenson: 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

    A short documentary on Ben Stevenson, the Artistic Director of Texas Ballet Theater produced for the Arts Council of Fort Worth. Directed and Edited by Erik Clapp Produced by Shannon Roberts of the Arts Council of Fort Worth Executive Producer Karen Wiley of the Arts Council of Fort Worth Gaffers: Chris Gomez and Jake H. Guy Grip/PA: Mitch Minberg Special Thanks to the Texas Ballet Theater, Warren Douglas, Bass Performance Hall, Shot on the Canon C300 Mark II in 4K Edited on Premiere Pro CC
  • Finding a Voice: The Beginnings of Virginia House

    Virginia’s House, Young and Stephens County's Family Resource Center, is dedicated to the protection and healing of child abuse victims. For over 20 years, we have helped many children and families on the road to healing from the trauma of physical abuse, sexual abuse or from witnessing a violent crime. Produced/Directed/Edited by Erik Clapp Director of Photography: Dwight Vasel Aerial and Ronin Cinematography by Chris Gomez Camera: Erik Clapp, Chris Gomez, Dwight Vasel Co-Producer: Susie Clack Murals and Paintings by Mark Nesbit Narration by Murray Edwards For more infö go to virginiashousetx.org
  • Miguel Harth-Bedoya: 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

    A short documentary on Miguel Harth-Bedoya, the Music Director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for the Arts Counsil of Fort Worth. Miguel received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award on September 16th, 2015. Directed and Edited by Erik Clapp Produced by Karen Wiley and Victor Mashburn of the Arts Counsil Gaffer: Chris Gomez Grip/PA: Jake H. Guy Special Thanks to the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Amy Adkins, Michael Shih, German Gutierrez, Juna Rosa Daniell, and Jessica Virnoche Shot on the Black Magic Ursa Edited on Premiere Pro CC
  • Once Upon A Town / Mclean, Texas

    Take a moment to visit Mclean Texas on Route 66 Town, check out the Devils Rope Museum and spend a few with local historian Delbert Trew in the 4th documentary short on small town Texas from Once Upon A Town! Check out more towns at OnceUponATown.info and visit it on the blog here http://bit.ly/1OLvtRI Edited/Directed : Coleman Anderson Director of Photography : Erik Clapp Aerial Photography/Steadycam : Chris Gomez Research/Stills : Patti Bandy Music Composer/Director : Paul Boll Graphics/Art Direction : Nicole Ellis Shot and Edited in 4K on the Black Magic Ursa in Widescreen Anamorphic Format
  • Once Upon A Town / Melvin, Texas

    Melvin was the only town we went to during our 3rd film exploration.Once we set up shop there and started looking around everyone there was super friendly and was more than happy to tell us about their town. In addition to our awesome regular crew of creatives we have some aerial video by Chris Gomez and a graphic for the opening by Becca Chavoya. I think they really helped bring a special feel and cinematic look to the piece. Thanks guys! Dont forget to share and leave us feedback ! We are looking for the next town for our 5th film so stay tuned. Special Thanks : Mayor Chad Holubec and R.L. Hangroves Credits Producer/Editor/Director - Coleman Anderson Director of Photography - Erik Clapp Research/Stills- Patti Bandy Drone Photography- Chris Gomez Music- Paul Boll and Paul Unger Melvin Graphic - Beccas Chavoya Tech Shot in 4K on the Black Magic Ursa Follow our adventures at OnceUponATown.info
  • Once Upon A Town // Thalia

    Check out our first of hopefully many films here at Once Upon A Town! Our first excursion we set out to to the western part of north Texas (think past Wichita Falls but not to Amarillo) and then headed back south . In the middle of the trip we visited Thalia, Texas in between Vernon and Crowell off highway 70. This town has some great history and plenty of buildings still standing. There we met Rocky Wisdom and the Gray family who loved to talk about the town and its history and let us in the almost century old school building. Check it out and help spread the word ! read more about this project at www.OnceUponATown.info
  • Laura and Leda: The Story of Jerome

    This is the first in a series of interviews with the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. In this interview Laura Bruton the Principal Viola of the FWSO and Leda Larson, the Associate Principal Cellist discuss their relationship surrounding Jerome, an instrument from the 1600's. Produced by the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Producer: Paul Unger Director and Editor: Erik Clapp Director of Photography: Dwight Vasel Chairperson of the Video Committee: Debbie Brooks Production Assistant: Patti Nelson Bandy Special Thanks: Aaron Pino, Valerie Unger, and Tom Reynolds Shot on the Canon 5DMark III with the 85mm 1.8 lens Additional cameras used: Canon t2i ant Nikon D7000 Visit www.fwsomusicians.com for more information on the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony
  • Bobbie Meets The Beatles!

    This a story created for The Beatles Live! Project. Bobbie Wygant, longtime entertainment reporter at NBC 5 in Dallas Fort Worth discusses her experiences meeting the Beatles in Dallas at a press conference and being a guest at their concert in Dallas. She also discuses the discovery of a photo of her at the press conference that she was not aware existed. Edited and Directed by Erik Clapp Produced by Libby Altwegg Co-Producers: Patti Nelson Bandy and Coleman Anderson Dedicated to Andy Hanson Lighting by Libby Altwegg Camera by Erik Clapp and Patti Nelson Bandy Music by FirstCom Music Special Thanks: The Estate of Andy Hanson NBC 5 Immotion Studios Photographic Archives Gallery, Dallas The Beatles Live! Project Leah Favia Bobbie Wygant Archives Beatles Press Conference- September 18, 1964 Dallas Convention Center, Dallas Texas Photos Copyright: Andy Hanson and the Estate of Andrew A. Hanson For more Interviews and Stories from Bobbie Wygant go to www.bobbiewygant.com and www.nbcdfw.com Produced by Erik Clapp Cinema + Photo www.erikclapp.com
  • Giving: The Fort Worth Way

    This is a documentary on three Fort Worth legends who passed away this past year in 2012. Ruth Carter of the Amon Carter Museum, Van Cliburn, renowned pianist, and Nancy Lee Bass of Bass Performance Hall. Featuring friends and family reflecting on their legacies left in Fort Worth. Produced by Stoker Resources Group. Producer/Director: Tom Stoker Camera/Director of Photography: Erik Clapp Lighting by Chris Gomez and Dwight Vasel Editing by Erik Clapp For more info go to: https://stokerresources.com
  • 4x4 Camaro

    This is a wild comedic documentary ride chronicling the exploits of Jerry and Donnie Vroon, a father and son that have bonded over a creation of a 4x4 Camaro. The Camaro itself was a result of what Jerry calls "beer and tools" For more short films visit www.erikclapp.com
  • Qiong Hulsey: No Matter Where You're From

    This is the tenth episode in a series of ten interviews with the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. In this interview Qiong Hulsey, Violinist for the Fort Worth Symphony discusses how she came from China to the United States and although she couldn't speak the language she could speak the language of music. Produced by the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Producer: Paul Unger Director and Editor: Erik Clapp Director of Photography: Dwight Vasel Chairperson of the Video Committee: Debbie Brooks Special Thanks: Aaron Pino, Valerie Unger, and Cara Owens Shot on the Canon 5DMark III with the 85mm 1.2 lens Additional cameras used: Canon t2i and Tokina wide angle lenses Visit www.fwsomusicians.com for more information on the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony
  • The Robert Osborne Interview by Bobbie Wygant

    Bobbie Wygant Interviews Turner Classic Movie host and film historian Robert Osborne about movies, his career, and The Academy Awards. Produced by Christina Patoski Camera by Nelson Xon Edited by Erik Clapp
  • Lesley Cleary: A Kinetic Sensation

    This is the sixth in a series of ten interviews with the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. In this interview Lesley Cleary, Cellist for the Fort Worth Symphony discusses her inspirations from her past and discusses how important the composer is. Produced by the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Producer: Paul Unger Director and Editor: Erik Clapp Director of Photography: Dwight Vasel Chairperson of the Video Committee: Debbie Brooks Special Thanks: Aaron Pino, Valerie Unger, and Cara Owens Shot on the Canon 5DMark III with the 85mm 1.2 lens Additional cameras used: Canon t2i and Tokina wide angle lenses Visit www.fwsomusicians.com for more information on the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony
  • Jan and Andy Crisanti: When the Sun Comes Up

    This is the seventh in a series of ten interviews with the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. In this interview Jan and Andy Crisanti, principal flute and former principal clarinet for the Fort Worth Symphony discuss how they met in the symphony and how a nice concert trip in New Mexico resulted in an unexpected visitor coming home with them. Produced by the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony Producer: Paul Unger Director and Editor: Erik Clapp Director of Photography: Dwight Vasel Chairperson of the Video Committee: Debbie Brooks Production Assistant: Patti Bandy Special Thanks: Aaron Pino, Valerie Unger, and Cara Owens Shot on the Canon 5DMark III with the 85mm 1.8 lens Additional cameras used: Canon t2i and Tokina wide angle lenses Visit www.fwsomusicians.com for more information on the Musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony
  • Dog Cat Rat

    This is a short documentary about a man named Gregory Pike from Telluride, Colorado. Gregory tours the country making money on the streets while displaying the talents of his three animals. He is a man of peace and his message is that if these animals can live and work together in peace, then why can't we? I met Gregory in downtown Fort Worth while shooting pictures on my lunch break. Then I discovered his three friends, Booger, Kitty, and Mousy. I followed them during my lunch break and we had a great time. This film was made with the Canon Rebel T2i with Tokina wide angle lenses in 1080p at 24fps. This is my first attempt at DSLR filmmaking... I want more! You can donate to the animals at http://www.bestpeacesign.com/