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"Dronies" out at the K+S Potash Legacy Project

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Our Java Post Production Aerial Photography crew was out shooting aerial footage with our "Javacopter" UAV drone this past Saturday at the K+S Potash Legacy Project mine site near Bethune, Saskatchewan. And, while our pilot, Jack Tunnicliffe, and camera operator, Trevor Bennett, were being shown around the site by Destiny Pero from AMEC - one of the world’s leading engineering,…
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Happy Halloween from Javampire Postmortem Production!

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From everyone here at Javampire Postmortem Production - including our office mascot, Georgy - we wish you all a safe and happy Halloween! Georgy is dressed as some kind of "airplane jet fighter in a party hat" sort of thing. Whatever that costume is supposed to be, you can tell that Georgy is just thrilled to be wearing it. And what would a day at our office be without a timely and…
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The History of Horror! It's a Boo-tiful Thing!

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What a spooky coincidence! It's Halloween and we want to share a really cool video on the History of Horror, presented by those clever folks over at Filmmaker IQ. The video is about 30 minutes long and well worth savouring over a bagful of Halloween candy. Enjoy. Oh and Boo, eh?
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Profile on Java Post owner, Jack Tunnicliffe.

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CTV Saskatchewan recently did a video profile on Java Post's owner, Jack Tunnicliffe. Our thanks to CTV Regina reporter Darrell Romuld and CTV Regina photographer Gareth Dillistone for putting the video together. Below are a few screen-grabs. Our Javacopter UAV drone aerial photography platform is prominently featured on the video wall behind CTV Regina news anchors Dan McIntosh and Heather…
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UPDATE! Java Post's own "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe's upcoming profile on CTV.

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UPDATE: The profile on Jack and Java Post Production will air on CTV Regina and CTV Saskatoon this Tuesday, October 21st at 6:00 PM and 11:30 PM, and then again Wednesday, October 22nd on the CTV Morning Live show and at 12:00 Noon.   Wow, it seems like we can't swing a coffee thermos in the Java Post Production office these days without hitting a CTV Regina news crew. This past Tuesday,…
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Java Post Aerial in CTV News Drone Story

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For a news story about SaskPower utilizing drones for aerial reconnaissance of electrical lines, veteran CTV Regina reporter Wayne Mantyka was out at Java Post Production yesterday to interview company owner (and experienced drone pilot) Jack Tunnicliffe about the use of UAVs - unmanned aerial vehicles - for commercial purposes. As part of its full slate of production services, Java Post is an…
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"Corner Gas: The Movie" Magic at Java Post!

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We are pleased to have Corner Gas: The Movie director, David Storey, and director of photography, Ken Anton Krawczyk, in the office today for final colour-correction & visual-fx approvals. Jack and our team at Java Post Production have been very busy the past couple months doing our part to get this soon-to-become Canadian classic movie close to completion and coming to a theatre near you in…
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"Corner Gas: The Movie" teaser trailer!

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It's here! It's the Corner Gas: The Movie teaser trailer! The movie hits theatres December 3rd. Java Post Production is proud to be the Saskatchewan producer of this movie.
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A few Javacopter "Dronies" (like a selfie, but with a UAV drone) in Grasslands National Park.

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A "dronie" is a "selfie" taken with a camera mounted on a drone. A drone is also known as a UAV - unmanned aerial vehicle - or a UAS - unmanned aerial system. But, strangely enough, the phrase "UASie" has never caught on in modern slang. Hard to believe, I know. Anyway, here are three "dronies" our Java Post Aerial Photography crew accidentally captured…
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Shooting Javacopter Aerials for Tourism Saskatchewan at Grasslands National Park.

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Working with the Phoenix Group advertising agency, the Java Post Aerial Photography crew (Trevor Bennett and Jack Tunnicliffe, pictured left to right) was down in Southern Saskatchewan late last week at Grasslands National Park, shooting some aerial scenic shots for an upcoming Tourism Saskatchewan ad campaign. Shooting sunrises and sunsets (and lots in between) made for long shooting days, but…
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It's Joan's Birthday! Yay!

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We're putting on the party hats (well, figuratively and PhotoShop speaking) and eating hot dogs and cheese doodles (literally) because today is the birthday of our Managing Producer, Joan Speirs! Yay! Joan won't tell us her age but she does remember back when hot dogs were filled with actual identifiable meat.  Seated clockwise around the Java Post boardroom table starting in the…
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"Corner Gas: The Movie" effects work continues at Java Post.

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The special visual effects work for Corner Gas: The Movie has been proceeding at Java Post for several weeks now and it's been fun to walk by the offices of our animators Kevin (pictured right) and Tomás (pictured left) to get a sneak peek at some of the hush-hush visuals that will be revealed on the big screen in a couple of months. I mean, when we saw the shot of Brent with…
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Waving the Flag for CTV's "Indigenous Circle."

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We're helping CTV Saskatchewan create some elements for their province-wide program "Indigenous Circle," featuring the Treaty 4  flag. Treaty 4 was established in 1874 between Queen Victoria and the Cree and Salteaux First Nations, and the area involved takes in much of southern Saskatchewan. The flag design is in the shape of a traditional First Nations medicine wheel. To make…
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Up to our Hipperson in Concrete.

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Our Java Post Production team was recently out at the Mosaic Potash plant near Belle Plaine, shooting on the ground and in the air to document a big concrete project by Hipperson Construction. For 11 hours non-stop, concrete was poured onto 60 tonnes of rebar to create a massive foundation, 25 meters in diameter. Sixty-two cement trucks were called in from Regina and Moose Jaw, as 480 cubic meters…
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Our Tourism Saskatchewan shoot continues.

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Working with the creative gang at Phoenix Group, Java Post Production has been busy shooting scenes for the upcoming Spring 2015 ad campaign for Tourism Saskatchewan. Here are a few behind-the-scenes stills from the shoot, taken by our own Randy Shumay. Now there's a very artsy and beautiful shot of the sun back-lighting some amber waves of grain. That's prime computer wallpaper material…
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