Aspect Ratio as a Character

In the Amazon Prime TV series “Homecoming”, creator Sam Esmail uses the look of the show as a character,  just as he uses actors as characters. **absolute spoilers ahead**

Anyone Can Cook… with (a) Blender

As an artist and animator, I’ve wanted to create things and move them around in 3D for quite a while now (probably since I saw Jurassic Park in 1993).

Rhythm as an Editor

I don’t usually get asked, “How did you become a video editor?” very often. Which, I guess hasn’t really created scenarios where I have had to do a deep dive internally and really understand how I got to be in the editor’s chair I am sitting in today. Recently, without being asked, I have been… Read more »

Artist on Artist | Mind of Mothersbaugh

“Artist on Artist” started with the working title “Mind of Mothersbaugh,” and was actually being shopped as a documentary on Mark Mothersbaugh. The original vision came from my time spent on Yo Gabba Gabba Season 4. Which is where I got to meet Mark. Unlike most celebrity interactions, Mothersbaugh lived up to exactly who I… Read more »

tommysTV is REBRANDING!

tommysTV is REBRANDING! The 101 intro to a rebrand: Rebranding is a marketing strategy in which a new name, term, symbol, design, or combination thereof is created for an established brand with the intention of developing a new, differentiated identity in the minds of consumers, investors, competitors, and other stakeholders.

Is your TV over your fireplace?

Being a TV guy carries conversation points that are going to simply be part of my life going forward. For example, “Tommy, What shows are you currently watching? What would you recommend?”