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Java Post representing at RIFFA.

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The first annual Regina International Film Festival Awards ceremony was held October 2nd and 3rd, and Java Post Production was pleased to take part in the gala event, held at the Conexus Arts Centre. Crystal Van Pelt rocked the red carpet and awards podium, representing Java Post. Here is Java Post's elegant red carpet representative, Crystal, waiting to go onstage to…
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Java Post employee makes the cover of QC Magazine! (Rolling Stone is next)

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One of our Java Post Production team was recently featured in a cover story for QC Magazine, here in Regina, Saskatchewan. Regina is known as the Queen City, so that's the "QC" part of the magazine title. Java Post's own Doug Russell was a founder of the Queen City Marathon, an international qualifying race for the legendary Boston Marathon. The QCM, as it's known, celebrated…
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Making the Grade Part 2: Colour Grading for the movie A.R.C.H.I.E.

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As we mentioned in our news feed on August 24th, one of the most powerful post-production techniques in film and television for creating images that convey emotional tone and mood is called colour grading. Colour grading is, for lack of a better description, basic colour correction taken to a higher level. The colour and shading in an image is shaped and manipulated - sometimes subtly, sometimes…
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On the road with Java Post Aerial Photography - part 3 "The dirty details."

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The Java Post Aerial Photography UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle or "drone") gets to buzz happily through the air, hovering high  - well, a legally mandated 90 metres high, anyway - above the earth. Meanwhile, however, our flight crew must stay down on the ground, getting stuck in the mud on a rural road in Saskatchewan. The Java Post Aerial Photography crew had been out for a few days…
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On the road with Java Post Aerial Photography - part 2 "Sunny Daze"

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John Denver might like sunshine on his shoulders, but, when you're trying to read a computer screen outdoors, sunshine can sometimes be a real pain in the eyes.  Such was the case when the Java Post Aerial Photography flight crew was recently on the road recording some 4K Ultra HD video and high-resolution stills for an industrial client. However, our crew faced the sunshine - literally -…
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On the road with Java Post Aerial Photography - part 1"Life's a ditch and then you fly"

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The Java Post Aerial Photography flight crew recently spent a few days on the road - well, several roads, actually - working on a large industrial project. The project had our crew capturing 4K Ultra HD video and high resolution still images, which will then be incorporated into a visual presentation to be completed sometime, pardon the pun, down the road. Java Post UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle)…
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Throwback Thursday: Chris Tunnicliffe, then and now.

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The owner and leader of Java Post Production and Java Post Aerial Photography - "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe - recently came across an old résumé for his son, Chris. This was back when Chris was shopping around for work as a young male model. And we do mean young. Being a loving and devoted dad (see photo below to prove it), Jack thought Chris might enjoy us using Java Post…
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Java Post visits the University of Regina to get the "highest" degree.

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On a beautiful fall day, the Java Post Aerial Photography flight crew was asked to take some aerial footage of the University of Regina main campus, located next to Wascana Lake in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Watch the video above for just a few of the many shots we captured that day from our customized DJI S900 hexacopter. To view more examples of Java Post's work - both in the air and on…
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Meeting Goats on a Dreamworks Movie in Manitoba. Yes, you "herd" that correctly.

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This September, while our Java Post Aerial Photography crew was in Manitoba doing some work on a movie for Dreamworks Pictures, our UAV pilot, Jack, came across some friendly goats. So Jack grabbed his phone and indulged his inner goatherd. We shall now refer to Jack evermore as "the goat whisperer." Why were the goats there? We're not quite sure. We suspect they just came for the…
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Java Post Production Viz FX artists teach A.R.C.H.I.E. to speak.

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There's an old joke that goes something like this: A guy sees a sign: Talking Dog For Sale. He rings the bell and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard. "You talk?" he asks the dog. "Yep," the dog replies. After the guy recovers from the shock, he says "So, what's your story?" The dog looks up and says, "Well, I discovered that I…
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Flying back south from Twin Falls Lodge.

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After finishing the final shooting for the upcoming Tourism Saskatchewan advertising campaign, it was time for the Java Post Production crew, the actors, and the gang from Phoenix Group advertising to pack everything up and head back south from Twin Falls Lodge. Needless to say, this wasn't as easy as tossing a fishing pole and a couple of t-shirts into a knapsack. Television production crews…
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A man and his wilderness: Java Post's Trevor Bennett discovers nature.

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Sometimes - even in the middle of a busy shoot for the upcoming Tourism Saskatchewan campaign - a person just has to take the time to pause, take a deep breath of clean air, and enjoy the natural beauty of Saskatchewan. Welcome to scenery country, Trevor.
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Rigging the REDCAM on a Ronin to record recreation for Tourism Saskatchewan.

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When one ventures in the majestic wilderness of central and northern Saskatchewan, one may wish to pack a variety of camping and sporting equipment: a tent, a camp stove, a canoe, fishing poles, etc. Or you could do it the Java Post Production way: book yourself into a nice lodge and bring along a bunch of high-tech camera gear, which - while being incredibly useful for capturing gorgeous images…
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Java Post is "Making It Pop!"

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Java Post Production was very pleased to create eye-catching graphics, visual FX, and green-screen matte work for season one of the USA-Canada musical comedy TV series Make It Pop. Shot in Toronto and airing on YTV in Canada and Nickelodeon in the USA, United Kingdom, and Latin America, the show is inspired by the K-Pop music phenomena and follows the adventures of three boarding school roommates…
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Canoes at sunrise on a glass-smooth Saskatchewan river. It's almost like a Tourism commercial.

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For the next part of what is turning into the "Isn't it amazing to work on these Tourism Saskatchewan commercials and see gorgeous parts of our province?" series of web posts, let's join the Java Post and Phoenix Group crew on the ruggedly beautiful bank of the Churchill River, north of La Ronge, Saskatchewan. In the light of dawn, with the sun not even above the trees, the…
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