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SARM Convention and Tradeshow underway with Java Post

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The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) annual convention and trade show is now underway at Evraz Place in Regina.  Java Post Production is setup at Booth #77 with a steady stream of people stopping to chat and find out what we are all about.  The Java staff members on hand are more than happy to discuss what we can bring to any future video project. The success…
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Saskatchewan's Jean Freeman named ACTRA Woman of the Year.

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All of us at Java Post Production would like to congratulate our good friend Jean Freeman, who was just named the 2014 Woman of the Year by the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA). Congratulations, Jean! It couldn't have happened to a nicer lady. Here is the official ACTRA news release:  ACTRA NAMES JEAN FREEMAN 2014 WOMAN OF THE YEAR Honour…
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CTV Regina News Winter Promo, with a little help from Java Post.

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Java Post Production was pleased to assist CTV Regina as they recently updated their News branding commercial to reflect the winter season. The broadcast campaign, which began last fall and featured aerial footage captured with the Java Post Aerial Photography "Javacopter," was re-edited to include a few winter activity shots in Regina. Java Post provided CTV with shots of residents enjoying a…
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Look for Java Post at the SARM Convention Tradeshow, Booth #77, March 10th to 12th.

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The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) annual convention and trade show takes place next Monday, March 10th to Wednesday, March 12, at Evraz Place in Regina. Java Post Production will be taking part in the trade show exhibition, Monday night 7:00-9:30 PM, Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Wednesday 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM in booth #77 in the Ag Ex Building, between Banner Hall and the…
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The Oscar-Winning 3D Effects of "Gravity."

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At the Academy Awards last Sunday night, the space movie "Gravity" was awarded the Oscar for visual effects. In this 5-minute video, you get an in-depth (pardon the 3D pun) look at one brief shot from the movie, illustrating the complexity of combining live-action camera footage, computer-generated images and mathematics to create a final, believable three-dimensional shot. The computer guys…
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Throwback Thursday - Our boss, "Java Jack", in 1983.

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It's time for another "Throwback Thursday," where we dig deep into the archives and blow the dust off some production memories. The year: 1983. The place: Qingdao, China. The event: A young "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe (pictured) and a slightly-older-than-Jack-but-also-young Tom Davidson are shooting promotional footage for a troupe of skilled Chinese acrobats who would soon be touring Canada. As…
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The History of Television...sort of.

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On this mid-week Wednesday hump day, it's time to take a few minutes and have some fun with the puppets from Glove and Boots - Fafa, Mario and the Gorilla - as they take us on an amusing musical journey through...the History of Television!
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A spontaneous Canadian Pride moment!

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Yesterday, Sunday the 23rd, the Canadian men's Olympic hockey team defeated the Swedish team 3-0 to win the Olympic Gold Medal. You may have heard about it. It was in all the papers. Our very own "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe, along with a few of his friends, stood in line at 5:30 AM yesterday to get into the Lancaster Taphouse to do what every good Canadian boy likes to do: drink beer and watch a…
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Saskatchewan Transportation Company Bus gets the Java Post aerial treatment.

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Java Post Production hit the highway and took to the air for the latest broadcast commercial from STC (Saskatchewan Transportation Company). It was a very sunny but very chilly -26 Celsius morning when the Java Post aerial photography flight crew - along with representatives from the client and advertising agency Phoenix Group - began shooting travelling shots of an STC bus as it rolled down the…
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Congratulations to all our Canadian Olympians!

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Congratulations to all the athletes who represented our country during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. All of Canada is so very, very proud of you! Go, Canada, Go!
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Brilliant Trojan Marketing (as in the horse, not the other Trojan thing).

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Java Post Production works with a lot of great advertising agencies throughout Saskatchewan and across Canada. So we've learned to appreciate really clever advertising. Recently, we learned of an extremely clever marketing initiative done by the international shipping and courier company, DHL. This has been described as "Trojan" marketing, as in "Trojan Horse." Watch the video above to see…
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Getting excited over a shot of a WestJet plane.

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This is kind of fun: our boss - "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe - was out and about this past weekend, doing some shooting around town. Here you'll see him capturing a quick shot of a WestJet plane soaring over the City of Regina skyline. This shot was framed "blind," in that Jack saw the plane was coming in, framed up the camera shot and then crossed his fingers and hoped the plane would fly into the…
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How Popcorn Became The Standard Snack of Hollywood.

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You love it, you can't get enough of it, you pay waaaaaay too much for it...yes, we're talking about movie theatre popcorn! Those puffy kernels of butter-coated delight have been a part of our movie-going experience for as long as we can remember. But it wasn't always that way. In fact, there was a time when popcorn was considered far too "low class" to be served in fancy-schmancy movie…
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Happy Valentine's Day from Java Post Production

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For all you lovebirds out there, here's a little video from Java Post Production wishing you all a very happy Valentine's Day!
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Java Post Guys Grab Earl Grey's Cup!

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Okay, perhaps the title of this post sounds a little strange. What we mean to say is that two of our Java Post Production employees - Randy Shumay and Doug Russell - recently had the chance to get up close and personal with the CFL Grey Cup. When they are not working at Java Post, Randy and Doug work for the Saskatchewan Roughriders' game-day MaxTron crew - helping provide the live production…
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