Odds & Ends – Google Sees All

Recently, I had to scout locations for my upcoming short documentary film on Hamilton’s Irish Cork-town of the 19th century.   With so much of the architecture and landscape lost to development, I wanted to capture want survived and what might be re-captured via my imagination.   What soon became apparent was how little ofContinue reading “Odds & Ends – Google Sees All”

Art Post No.20 – On Location

Art Post is a weekly update on the art related activities of Chris Erskine.  This week: on location for the short film project entitled Irish Corktown. Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

Odds and Ends – Hamilton’s Cork-Town

This week, a few raw clips from my current project on Hamilton’s Cork-Town. Artist Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

Art Post No.19 – Irish Corktown

A weekly update on the art related activities of Chris Erskine.  Posted every Wednesday morning on Fat Cats – Starving Dogs.  This week: work continues on short doc film on Hamilton (Ont) Corktown.  Following key events in the life of Sarah Anne Santry who lived in Corktown during the 2nd half of the 19th century.Continue reading “Art Post No.19 – Irish Corktown”

Odds and Ends – #HamOnt #Irish Corktown Film Project Continues

  16 March 2015 – Now in post-production on my short film entitled: Irish Corktown.  Following the life of a first generation Hamilton Irish Canadian in the 19th century.  I am very busy with editing and selecting music.  Hope to have the project finished later this month. Over the past week, getting used to usingContinue reading “Odds and Ends – #HamOnt #Irish Corktown Film Project Continues”

Art Post No.18 – Corktown

Art Post is a weekly posting on the art activities of Chris Erskine.  This week: struggling with the filming of “Irish Corktown.”  This is my short film of Sarah Ann, a first generation Irish Canadian, who lived in the Hamilton during the 19th century.  My hope is to release the film by March 16th. ChrisContinue reading “Art Post No.18 – Corktown”

Odds and Ends – The Hermitage

    Working on a new film project and reflecting on different ways of using historical photographs and drawings in modern urban landscapes. Last summer, I tried a technique used in several recent documentaries.  I am not happy with the results.  As a result, I am still searching for a better way of accessing theContinue reading “Odds and Ends – The Hermitage”

Art Post No.17

A weekly review on art related activities of Chris Erskine.  This week: start of a new short film project on Irish Corktown. Artist Chris Erskine chriserskineartist@gmail.com @erskinec

Odds & Ends – film-making

Odd and Ends for March 2, 2015 A weekly review of things not strictly related to current art and film projects.  This week; using the Zoom H1 field recorder as a cheap alternative to a wireless lav mic system.   I have several film project either underway or in the planning stage.  Each project requiresContinue reading “Odds & Ends – film-making”

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