We produced this video for Discovery Digital’s new Seeker Network.
Seeker Stories takes a deep look at some of the world’s most unique individuals, places, and cultures. These short documentaries set out to expand our perspective and transform our understanding of the world.
NOLA, Nawlins, The Big Easy. Whatever the nickname, the city of New Orleans has something magical to it. A melting pot of cultures and traditions that blend so effortlessly, it’s hard not to fall in love with the people, music and food.
“New Orleans makes it possible to go to Europe without ever leaving the United States.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
We had a TON of fun making this video. We also had some challenges. Time and budget were limited. We wanted to make a non-Mardi Gras centric piece and we were filming during Mardi Gras. And New Orleans happened to be undergoing an incredible cold snap at the time, we’re talking humid in the low 30′s. We made it all work, and used the project as a chance to explore the City with our two Sony A7s cameras, and a couple of Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras. It was a great way to slow down and really take notice of elements of the city that are truly unique like the colorful shotgun homes.
We’ll write more about working with that combination of cameras in a later post. This was our first big project where no Canon cameras were employed, so that’s a bit of a milestone for JADED.
We’d also like to officially announce on the blog, by way of this video that JADED is now operational in San Francisco and New Orleans. We will be making strides over the next few months to set up a functioning New Orleans branch of the company. We will still be working out of San Francisco as well and servicing our wonderful clients there. Exciting times to come!
We worked on this video with our friends over at Pandora Internet Radio. It was part of the 2014 Discovery Den coverage at SXSW. Jeremey is the camera on Shakey Graves.
Hanni El Katib performing at the Pandora Discover Den SXSW 2013. Produced by Pandora in association with Discovery Den coverage. We shot and edited this piece. The final, super wide shot at the end was achieved by Jeremey sprinting from in front of the stage, through the crowd, up the street, and up four levels in a parking garage with 5D Mark III mounted on a redrock follow focus rig.
This spot was produced as part of a multi-video campaign for the festival. It was distributed via social media and played at the Carmel airport.
Bank of America’s “Opportunity Effect” Campaign:
“Helping set opportunities in motion for our customers, communities, and the economy.”
Branded content with Pandora for a partnership between Treasure Island Music Festival 2011 and Trojan. We served as Director’s of Photography and Post-Production, including story editing. The videos were shot two camera style with either two Canon 7D’s, or a 7D and a Canon 5D. Lenses included a couple of Canon 70-200′s, a Zeiss 35mm 2.0, 50mm 2.0, a Canon “plastic fantastic”, a Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L, and a Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS. They were edited in Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 and finished with Magic Bullet Looks at JADED HQ.
This video is displayed for portfolio purposes only. Please follow this link to Pandora for more Treasure Island videos.
This video was produced for the Pandora branded content campaign with Truvia called “Moms Who Rock”. We handled all Post-Production including story editing, craft, and finishing with Magic Bullet Looks.