the official website of Tony "Chainsaw" Myles
Acclaimed Fine Art Photographer and Cinematographer
An exploration of the grit, temerity, and technical style, involved in the art of forging a moving image.
Arriflex SR s-16mm camera on set of the Autumn Reflection music video.
Arriflex SR s-16mm camera on location for a commercial production.
The custom built "Wartooth" B&W tube-video camera, designed for the music video, "A Eulogy for the Living Lost."
Panavision's Arriflex 435, 35mm camera system. On location for a high-end glamour real estate production.
On location at Disney's Magic Kingdom with ABC Television, for the 2016 Disney Holiday Special.
Tony, lighting a greenscreen and front-projection composite shot for "Autumn Reflection."
Tony, directing a scene from "Ordinary Story."
The climax of "Ordinary Story."
The aftermath of a brutal scene from "Ordinary Story."
Scene rehearsal for "A Eulogy for the Living Lost.
Rehearsing a jib shot with talent, on location for "Autumn Reflection."
Operating the Arri SR, on location for "Autumn Reflection."
First day of shooting with the "water dolly."
On location with Panavision's Arri 35-3 35mm camera, mounted on a homemade "water dolly."
Lighting setup for a high-end real estate commercial shoot.
Sunrise jib shot on a golf course.
Tracking shot on location for a commercial prodcution.
Taking light readings on location for a glamour commercial.
On location at The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World.
On set with the fitlh from "Ordinary Story." Easily the best set my crew and I have ever built.
The crew of "This Place Arcane", on location in a swamp.
Rigging exterior night lighting with my Key Grip and Gaffer, for "Ordinary Story."
The "melting reflection" shot from "This Place Arcane.
13,600' of exposed 35mm negative and reversal film, from a difficult and painful commercial shoot.
Filter selection, on set of a s-16mm commercial production.
Balcony dolly shot with the Arri 35-3.
Shooting with fire!
Operating an Arri 435, on location in Naples.
Going handheld with the monstrous Panaflex Gold 35mm camera.
Shooting with the Arri 435, on an interior glamour shoot for a five-part commercial campaign.
A few film reels from a few productions.
The foundation and fruits of "Ordinary Story."