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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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Our Java Post Marathon Man!

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The smiling face of Java Post Production's own Randy Shumay (below in the green shirt with white shoulder stripes) can be seen on the website for the Credit Union Queen City Marathon. Randy will be running the full 42.2 KM marathon event this Sunday in Regina. Looking good, Randy! Try not to show up to the office all sweaty on Monday morning.
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Sing-A-Long with Corner Gas: The Movie!

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Corner Gas: The Movie is rolling out the red carpet for fans to be part of the upcoming film, just in time for the Toronto International Film Festival. During the festival from September 4th to 13th, the Corner Gas Sing-A-Long Booth hits the intersection of Queen and John in Toronto (outside CTV's Queen Street headquarters), giving fans a shot at being immortalized in the tail credits of the…
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Soothing Slo-Motion, Saskatchewan Style.

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Last Saturday, Java Post Production boss, Jack and his girlfriend Kim went out towards the Condie area, northwest of Regina, to do some hobby photography.  Jack took along our DJI Ronin camera stabilization system to give it a bit of a test and also to do some slo-motion practice with our Panasonic Lumix GH4 camera. It was a cold, windy miserable day but, shooting at 96 frames per second, the…
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Getting Real (Estate) with a farm sale video for Sheppard Realty.

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This is a short promotional video we produced for SheppardRealty.ca showcasing a specific farm property for sale in Saskatchewan. Java Post Production took a number of still photos for use on the realtor's website, as well as video footage inside the house and UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) footage of the house exterior and farm yard area, taken with our "Javacopter." For spotlighting…
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The STC buses roll on down the highway in another Java Post Production.

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This is the summer/fall version of the television commercial we produced in the early spring of 2014 for the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC). We returned to the same location we had used in the spring and recreated the shots we took in the first commercial. Obviously, the biggest difference was the weather and the terrain - going from minus 26 degrees Celsius with snow everywhere to warm…
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Tourism Saskatchewan shoot begins!

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This morning, Java Post Production and Phoenix Group began production on a new advertising campaign for Tourism Saskatchewan. Led by the co-director/co-photographer duo of Greg Huszar and Derek Frankowski, the shoot began in a field just outside Regina. Here are some behind the scenes photos from day one: With camera assistant Todd Irving in the background, Greg Huszar sets up a low-level slider…
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Harvest Time in Saskatchewan

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It's getting to be harvest time in our province and this video of aerial footage - shot from our UAV drone Javacopter - illustrates some gorgeous images of rural Saskatchewan. It's a beautiful vantage point. Below are a few screen captures from the video, as well.
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Java Post Aerial - Behind The Scenes - Harry Sheppard Farm House Aerial Shoot

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This is another brief behind the scenes video taken on August 13, 2014, showing the Java Post Aerial Photography crew working on a rural real estate project for Sheppard Realty. The property being featured was a farm an hour outside of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. For this shoot we were using our customized DJI 6-rotor hexacopter UAV (AKA "drone"). Our certified pilot is Jack…
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Java Post Aerial - Behind The Scenes - Harry Sheppard video shoot in field

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This is a brief behind the scenes video taken on August 13, 2014, showing the Java Post Aerial Photography crew working on a shot for Sheppard Realty. The location was an oat field about an hour outside of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. And, boy, was it windy! It was just about as windy and gusty as it could be and still be flyable conditions. For this shoot we were using our customized DJI 6-rotor…
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