The Grand Documentary of 2021


From more than 235 GB of footage (1409 short clips per year), I was able to produce about 48 minutes long documentary.  As every year - the documentary is made in a style of a home video, filmed with a DSLR camera, DJI Mavic drone and since April I've replaced the DSLR camera with a mobile phone. Which IMHO gives a much better result having both A-Roll and B-rolls. The length of the film is determined by its main character, our daughter Renee.  Still, just a few travel around the World but more…

The Grand Documentary of 2020


From more than 111 GB of footage (1295 short clips per year), I was able to produce about 1 hour 30 minutes long documentary As every year - documentary, a home video style, filmed with a DSLR camera, and since July, the novelty is the drone The length of the film is determined by its main character - Rene. The first injuries, the first garden (Georgian), the first friends..tasty "painted pīrādziņš" - everything is for real! Travels around the World much less, but more within countries (Georgia…

The Grand Documentary of 2019


Almost 38.8 GB (676 clips short clips per year) footage resulted in almost 2 hours of film. (1h 56 m). As every year - documentary cinema - in the style of home video, but we have thought about your vestibular aparatus - trying to avoid the tremors of the hands and the desire to work with and around the zoom as much as possible (undoubtedly, the couple places ar filmed in a manual mode). Filming with a tripod and a baby on the move is difficult The length of the film is determined by its main…

The Grand Documentary of 2018


2018 was very special. Here is a brief recap in a 25-minute long documentary. Some shorts from Tbilisi, relocating to Jūrmala. A lot of snow. Building a baby crib, chilling. chilling a lot. Picking up a baby name. First meeting with a little person. First bathing. Many things were done for the first time. Relocating back to Georgia. And many more. Enjoy!

And We are Back / DJI Mavic Mini drone


The wait is over - today I picked up my already second DJI Mavic mini drone here in Tbilisi. See how I crashed the first one at the Jvari: Jvari monastery from a drone flight / DJI Mavic Mini crash We headed straight to the Tianeti / Khatsiri Forest Park And we are back - short drone videography from drone 2.0 Khatsiri Forest Park near Tianeti Music by: Scott Holmes - We made it!    

'German reunification - a short history' Documentary


Another great documentary from DW. This documentary is about the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany's reunification back in 1989. Interesting details revealing behind the scenes on how West Germany handled the reunification behind the backs of the Allied Forces The fall of the Berlin Wall changed the course of history overnight. But German Reunification was never a guarantee. The situation could have spiraled out of control at any moment. Find out more in 2 + 4 + X: A SHORT HISTORY OF GERMAN…

The True Story of the Internet: Dot Com Bubble (Documentary)


Older, but still good documentary about the dot-com bubble from early 2000-s. Would recommend watching to crypto investors now. The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the tech bubble, and the Internet bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation mainly in the United States that occurred roughly from 1995 to 2000, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adoption of the Internet. The Nasdaq Composite stock market index, which included many Internet…

'The Kim dynasty in North Korea' DW Documentary


Lately, DW has been one of my favorite sources for documentaries, 'The Kim dynasty in North Korea' is a great short documentary for those trying to educate on North Korea topic. Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump did hold a second summit meeting in late February in Vietnam. At their June 2018 summit, they agreed to work toward denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.  But does North Korea intend to give up its nuclear weapons program? Some attribute the recent chain of events to the long-term…

'Is tourism harming Venice?' DW Documentary


Venice is threatened by mass tourism. Some 30 million visitors a year come to the city in Italy, making their way through the narrow streets. it has been a while since we returned from our latest Italy trip, back at the end of 2015 and start of 2016. We greeted the New year of 2016 in Venice's St Mark square, the place which was so overcrowded that the only way to make decent photography of cathedral was using long exposure photography. With staying overnight at Hotel Guerrini in the city…

Documentary - Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed


Interesting documentary about fraudulent investment schemes in Indiana, US. From Wall Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Indiana…anyone with money to invest is vulnerable to financial fraud. Business professionals we thought were trustworthy sometimes lie, cheat, and steal for their own personal gain. In this documentary, we reveal criminal cases in which fraudsters bilked Hoosiers of millions of dollars. We’ll find out how investors were scammed by deals that sounded too good…