Documentary Storytelling

In the Science Filmmaking workshops that Jeff Morales and I teach, we are always hammering home the importance of STORYTELLING. Our students get tired of hearing us say, “yes, but what is the STORY?”. But, we have to keep driving this point home, because Story is what makes strange, complex, esoteric, and reductionist science accessible to . . . → Read More: Documentary Storytelling

Kelp stretching video with GoPro HD

I co-teach an ‘Ecological Adaptations of Seaweeds’ course each autumn in Bamfield. One of the fun labs that we do involves figuring out how much force it takes to break a kelp stipe. These giant algae are remarkably stretchy and can withstand quite a lot of force. I made a video to show what we do, . . . → Read More: Kelp stretching video with GoPro HD