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Jim's Video Theater
The HIS CRUSADE performance video is based on the track of the same name from Jim Halfpenny’s newest studio album, Tabula Rasa. Performance footage was shot primarily against a green screen and then edited together with historic paintings and art depicting the violent travesty of the cruel imperialism of the Crusades, both ancient and modern. Sadly, this video has been made even more timely by the events of the past few weeks. Our hearts go out to the brave people of Ukraine.
FOLKS BACK HOME
Here’s the first video from the new album, Tabula Rasa. Footage for FOLKS BACK HOME was shot this summer in and around our hometown of Brawley, CA (Go Wildcats!). The idea behind the video was conceived by my lovely wife, Laurie, and she and I produced and co-directed. I did the (jittery) camera work on a combination of iPhone, DSLR, FlipCam and a DJI drone that I almost crashed or lost at least five times in various fields, canals and feedlots. It was a blast to shoot though. We enlisted the support and help of a small gaggle of our high school buds who made it a fun day of filming and touring ‘The Valley’, all packed in a Jeep with the video gear – a steaming 118 degrees outside. Make sure to watch closely, those close friends make quick cameos in the video – thanks Rick, Ray and Nancy! Thanks for watching everyone, we hope you all enjoy it! – Jim