Michael Sheridan
The Sound of Birds

The Sound of Birds

The Cornell Ornithological Labs has the world’s largest collection of natural sounds. The lab’s scientists lead an annual workshop in the High Sierras on the techniques of recording and identifying bird sounds.

2001, 10 min

Documentary Storytelling Workshop

Documentary Storytelling Workshop

Discover your identity as a storyteller and focus on the stories that matter most to you and that you can best tell. Learn how to successfully structure compelling narratives with a scene-based, character-driven approach.

Video Editing Workshop

Video Editing Workshop

Learn the principles and techniques of video editing – the backbone of filmmaking. Whatever your interest or desired role in filmmaking, understanding editing is fundamental to your success. The editor is a detail-oriented storyteller, craftsperson, organizer, and technician. We often rediscover and sometimes reinvent our stories in the edit.

Boston Camerata: An American Christmas 2020

Boston Camerata: An American Christmas 2020

Filmed with four cameras at Boston’s Old North Church during the 2020 pandemic, this classic Camerata program of Americana is particularly appropriate to a year of struggle and hope.

2020, 50 min

Benoît Rolland – Master Bow Maker

Benoît Rolland – Master Bow Maker

Benoît Rolland has made 1,950 wood bows during his 49-year career. Most of the major soloists of the past three decades have acquired a Rolland bow, sometimes several. The films are a journey into the mind and work of Rolland as he works on bows and dialogs with musicians.

2012-2020

Renzo Piano – Ribbed, Poured and Stoned

Renzo Piano – Ribbed, Poured and Stoned

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum commissioned Renzo Piano, the Pritzker-Prize winning architect, to design a new building alongside the historic Venetian palace built by Mrs. Gardner in the 1800s.

2010-2012

Profiles of Visiting Artists

Profiles of Visiting Artists

Isabella Stewart Gardner surrounded herself with creative people. The Artist-in-Residence program continues her tradition of inviting artists to live, think, and work at the Museum.

2006-2020

Conversations

Conversations

A video installation and documentary produced in conjunction with the show Chairs at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. The video captures the movement of dynamic minds, sensual objects and intense photographs.

2005, two versions: 5 and 56 min