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Bringing the Java Post animated mascot to life...then shooting him in the head with an arrow. Before and After Animations.

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Our Java Post Production animator, Tomás Ibar, created a delightful animated scene of our coffee bean mascot, Beanie, being struck by Cupid's arrow and discovering the love of his life. But, before Tomás created the full, 3D finished animation, he first created some quick, rough images of the scene. Sort of a like an animated storyboard, these are called "animatic"…
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Happy Valentine's Day from Java Post Production and Aerial Photography!

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Our mascot, Beanie, gets hit by Cupid's arrow and finds his true love. Happy Valentine's Day from all of us at Java Post Production and Java Post Aerial Photography! To view examples of our film, commercial, corporate and industrial video work, and aerial drone photography, CLICK HERE.
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Java Post Jack Tunnicliffe's IMDb movie page - the birthday edition!

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Happy Birthday to Java Post Production owner, founder, head colourist, and head drone pilot, "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe! In honour of Jack's birthday (age withheld to protect the innocent), the staff at Java Post got together and updated his IMDb page. (It was cheaper than actually buying Jack a gift.) For fans and creators alike, the IMDb website is a great source for behind-the-scenes…
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How Hollywood Sound Techs Hide Microphones.

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Most movie fans are familiar with boom microphones...those big microphones on long poles that are held above the actors when scenes are being filmed. But what is not often seen - because you're not supposed to see it - are the small microphones, called Lavalier microphones (or "Lavs" for short), that are hidden beneath the actors' costumes. With all the different kinds of…
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The Math and Science of Forced Perspective.

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"Forced perspective" is an in-camera effect (meaning it's done live, on-set, with no computer graphics) which allows filmmakers to create shrinking and enlargement effects. For example, scenes with Gandalf having dinner with the Hobbits in the "Lord of the Rings" movies. In this video, John Hess from Filmmaker IQ explains the math and science behind this optical illusion.…
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The Southwest Motorcycle Adventures of "Java Jack."

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Taking a post-New Year's break, our fearless Java Post Production leader, Jack Tunnicliffe, decided to escape the snow and cold around Regina and take a road trip down to Arizona. This was the perfect excuse to put some wintertime miles on his Indian motorcycle, which usually has to wait until April or May to see the light of day locally. Here is a little photo essay of Jack's road trip. …
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Who's Who in the Movie Credits.

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Have you ever watched the end credits of a movie and wondered just what do all those people do? John Hess from Filmmaker IQ explains who's who on a major film production.
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Java Post wishes everyone a Happy New Year in 2019!

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All of us at Java Post Production and Java Post Aerial Photography wish you a very Happy New Year in 2019! Cheers...and please celebrate responsibly.  
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Java Post hopes your Boxing Day is a knock-out!

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Happy Boxing day from all of us at Java Post Production and Java Post Aerial Photography. And, if you're braving the crazy crowds at the Boxing Day sales, remember to keep your gloves up.
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Java Post makes snow angels with Innovation Credit Union.

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Java Post Production worked with Director Stephen Hall to create this winter-themed video tag for Innovation Credit Union's staff holiday video. The concept was to have a young person making a "snow angel" which would then reveal itself to be the butterfly-shaped logo of Innovation Credit Union. To accomplish this, Innovation Credit Union's VP of Marketing, Mike Woroniak, put…
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From our house to yours, happy holidays & Merry Christmas from Java Post!

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Along with our heavily-caffeinated mascot "Beanie," the staff at Java Post Production and Java Post Aerial Photography wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! From our house to yours, have a very happy Holiday Season and an awesome New Year!Animator: Tomás IbarSound mix: Doug Russell
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Java Post animated snowflakes for the SGI Holiday Wingman commercial.

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This 3D animated spot was created by Java Post Production to promote SGI's "Wingman" campaign during the holiday season.Agency: Phoenix GroupCreative Director: Laila HausAnimator: Tomás IbarSound Design: Twisted Pair
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Throwback Thursday to Canada's largest card stunts at Mosaic Stadium with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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During the September 2017 Labour Day Classic CFL football game between the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Java Post Production was hired to capture photos and video of two massive "card stunts." Sponsored by The Mosaic Company, each of these two stunts involved more than 30,000 separate cards, and they are the…
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Java Post Production is flirting with luck at Casino Regina and Casino Moose Jaw.

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Java Post Production worked with Phoenix Group and the Saskatchewan Gaming Commission to produced a series of six, 15-second commercials for broadcast and social media, directed by Stephen Hall. The six commercials will be rolled out over November-December 2017. Here are the second pair of spots, entitled "Flirting with Luck" and "Friday Night Live".Client: Saskatchewan Gaming…
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Pretend Picassos play at Java Post Paint Night.

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We don't know much about art, but we know what we like. And we liked this. Along with spouses, partners, and special guests, the Java Post Production staff recently held a "paint night" at the Sandman Hotel. Led by an experienced artist, the goal - besides eating and drinking - was to create our own versions of a "guide" painting. We joked that this is how the hotel gets…
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