• The Fort

    This is a time-lapse journey in the city of Fort Worth, Texas during the hot summer of 2011. This was an official selection of the 2011 Lone Star International Film Festival. Check out it's cousin film, Shoot the Lights Out: http://vimeo.com/36180223 Photographed and Edited by Erik Clapp Produced by Erik Clapp and Coleman Anderson Music by Henry Parsley Shot on the Canon T2i www.erikclapp.com Check out the Making of this film, "Time-Lapsing With Erik Bloom" at http://vimeo.com/26903502 Special Thanks to Philip Bloom for the inspirations.
  • A Texan in Paris

    In September of 2013 I took a week trip to Paris, France to shoot some stock time lapse footage and visit some good friends. Some of that footage was used to make "A Texan in Paris". Some of the sights on this tour include The Champs-Élysées, Arc de triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Mont Saint-Michel, Notre Dame, and the Sacré-Coeur Basilica. Photographed and Edited by Erik Clapp Music by Levi Patel from The Music Bed Produced by Michele Quévillon, "So Sophie Quévillon, Ann Lorsey, and Bobbie Wygant Shot on the Canon 5DMkIII and GoPro Hero 3 Black This video was graded and color corrected with FilmConvert Pro. Check out some other shorts from this trip including "Une cue de Paris" and "Paris in (about) 30 Seconds" https://vimeo.com/82992850 https://vimeo.com/77883527 www.erikclapp.com
  • Shoot the Lights Out

    This is a short time lapse film shot in Fort Worth, Texas over six days in January at the 2012 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo's midway area. We tried to capture the energy and the insanity of the midway. This is a companion film or cousin if you will to my time lapse film, The Fort which can be viewed on www.erikclapp.com Produced, Photographed and Edited by Erik Clapp Additional Photography by Dwight Vasel Associate Producers: Coleman Anderson, Dwight Vasel, Patty Revis Music: The song "The Fly" was taken from the album, AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered. Performed by Gavin Friday. Written by U2. All proceeds from digital sales from AHK-toong BAY-bi will go to Concern Worldwide, an Ireland-based non-profit organisation that provides aid to the world's poorest countries. You can download the album here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/ahk-toong-bay-bi-covered/id478064554 This film was made with the Canon T2i and the Nikon D7000. The lenses used on the Canon were the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8, Tokina Fisheye 10-17mm f/3.5 -f/4.5. The lenses used on the Nikon were the Tamron 70-200 and the Tamron 10-24 Some shots were altered with ShrinkRay. Special Thanks to Philip Bloom for the crazy inspirations and mad tutorials. You rule man. Very special thanks to Bobbie Wygant for keeping me afloat with energy. For more videos and photography go to www.erikclapp.com
  • Transformation: Fort Worth

    This is a short film made to open the Texas Society of Architects 2013 Convention and Design Expo at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas on November 7-9.
  • 25th Dallas Videofest Opening with Credits

    This is the opening bumper for the 25th Annual Dallas Videofest in Dallas, Texas in 2012. This was all time-lapse footage captured on both Canon and Nikon cameras. Some of the camera moves were achieved by using a motion control rig provided by camBLOCK. The Dallas Videofest 2012 will run from September 26-30, 2012 at the Dallas Museum of Art. http://videofest.org/ http://www.dm-art.org/ Directed and Edited by Erik Clapp www.erikclapp.com Photographed by Erik Clapp and Dwight Vasel http://www.vaselsuniquephotography.com/ Produced by Mark Mahlo Erik Clapp And Dwight Vasel Executive Producer Bart Weiss Music by James Neel http://www.jamesneel.com/ Motion Graphics by Kevin Flach https://vimeo.com/kflach Motion Control Rigs by camBLOCK http://camblock.com/ Production Assistants Mark Mayr Coleman Anderson Tom Schuller Greg Jacobs Special Thanks: Barak Epstein Stewart Mayer Raquel Chapa Amy Clapp Orlando Diaz Brittni Hunt Blake Calhoun Allen Mondell Andrew Garrison David Leeson David Lowery Julia Dyer Frank Mosely Kat Chandler Keith Alcorn Arthur Fowler Mark Birmbaum Ryan Kline Angela Alston Dallas Film Commission Bank of America W Hotel Dallas Omni Hotel Dallas City of Dallas Final Cut Pro Canon Nikon West Nile Virus Whataburger