The dark side of timelapse…

Whilst here in Chicago my so called friends Jon Connor and Cristina Valdivieso tricked me into doing something which I thought was a video behind the scenes guide on how to shoot timelapse…they lied.

Below is the result. Read more on their website I don’t like them anymore!

Intervention from Cristina Valdivieso + Jon Connor on Vimeo.

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  1. What a great way to start the morning. That was hilarious. I don’t know how you all kept a straight face. Cristina and John did a great job with that one.

  2. Haha that was brilliant! Loved the point you made about calling your username or company ‘somethingfilms’ when you shoot video haha! Truely great short film… sorry video! If only more D.P.’s and Directors would do more stuff like this about themselves etc 🙂

  3. boat.

    Terribly amusing. I laughed, I cried, it became part of me. Great editing and even good “acting” by Phil. I know it wasn’t much of a stretch, but DeNero always plays DeNero, right?

  4. LOL… I don’t know else to say without possibly offending you. Still, in some strange way, I respect your dedication and passion. Lapse-on my friend!

  5. LOL-aftershock…. “time-lapse or wallpaper….and a time-lapse of a time-lapse”… that’s pretty much when I knew we’d likely get along. Cheers. LOL

  6. hahhahah, the intervention part is the best. I like how it took Tom Guilmette to realize he had a problem. Really well cut Jon, the hoboken line was great.

  7. Hahaha very funny!

    As if you can do too many timelapses! Clearly, the others were overreacting 😉

    Is the rehabilitation program still open for registration…?

  8. haha this is certainly one of a kind clip ! first thin in the morning … got me a grin the whole day … good job playing an addict 😉 well done … all of you

  9. Very funny, was chuckling all the way through. I am sure the TV stations will want a more positive ending though. How about “Philip is on the long road to recovery. He says he is having to live his life one frame at a time.”

  10. Hilarious, I can see my own progression into the madness of timelapse, although I really tell myself – its only a hobby!!!

  11. Could’ve been an intervention based on hat choices too.

    Thanks for the helpful video. My eleven year old son is showing early signs of TLS.

  12. Only just found this on your site Phil, putting the timelapse issue to one side for a second, I’d like to ask what it is you about to watch on Pay Per View on the TV in your room? 🙂