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Aerial lawn mowing for DirectWest.

Topics:   Java Blog

Java Post Production recently undertook the creation of four 15-second commercials for DirectWest, promoting their MySask411 search app. Taxi is the advertising agency for the campaign. Two of the commercials required the skills of our Java Post Aerial Photography crew. Watch this video for a behind-the-scenes look at the aerial shooting of one of the DirectWest commercials, which involved flying…
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SGI commercial behind-the-scenes Part 4

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It's time for the fourth installment of our behind-the-scenes look at the production of the recent road safety commercial that Java Post Production made with Phoenix Group for SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). See the Related Project Video to watch the finished commercial. When last we left off, our director Stephen Hall and our production crew had moved into the Canada Saskatchewan…
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SGI commercial behind-the-scenes Part 3

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Time for part three of our behind-the-scenes look at the production of the recent road safety commercial that Java Post Production made with Phoenix Group for SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). See the Related Project Video to watch the finished commercial. Our production has now moved into the Canada Saskatchewan Production Studios in Regina for two days of shooting. We're working with…
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SGI commercial behind-the-scenes Part 2

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Welcome to part two of our behind-the-scenes look at the production of the recent road safety commercial that Java Post Production made with Phoenix Group for SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). See the Related Project Video to watch the finished commercial. Prior to moving into the Canada Saskatchewan Production Studios in Regina for two days of shooting, director Stephen Hall and the Java…
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SGI commercial behind-the-scenes Part 1

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There is a lot that goes into the making of a television commercial. It might even involve car dashboards and breakfast cereal. For example, take the recent road safety commercial that Java Post Production made with Phoenix Group for SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). Directed by Stephen Hall, the commercial's climactic scene shows a mother and her young daughter involved in an…
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Getting the lowdown on LIDAR.

Topics:   Java Blog

If there's one thing our Java Post Aerial Photography crew enjoys almost as much as flying UAVs, it's talking about UAVs and their application in various industries. One area in which Java Post Aerial Photography has a great deal of interest is using UAVs for LIDAR mapping. LIDAR is short for "light detection and ranging." It measures distance by illuminating a target with a…
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That's a (vehicle) wrap!

Topics:   Java Blog

A couple of months ago, Java Post Aerial Photography purchased a new vehicle - a Honda Pilot, to be precise - and our boss "Java Jack" Tunnicliffe decided he wanted to go all artistic on its exterior. So, Jack drove over to SLEEK Imaging Solutions here in Regina for a mobile makeover. Working from Jack's design mock-up, the technicians at SLEEK fashioned a custom vehicle wrap to turn…
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Java Post Aerial Photography Demo Reel

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A short video showing examples of the work done by Java Post Aerial Photography, including aerial work done on feature films Corner Gas: The Movie, Wolfcop, A.R.C.H.I.E., The Adventure Club, and Chokeslam.Java Post Aerial Photography is an experienced, fully certified and insured UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle, AKA "drone") operator, currently recognized by Transport Canada with an open…
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Trevor's Gremsy Gimbal Garage.

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In a web post last week called "Little Dronies on the Prairie," we showed some still images of a test flight with one of Java Post Aerial Photography's newest UAV units. During these test flights, we put our UAVs through their paces and get a sense of their flight handling and capabilities. One photo (seen below) showed that we were having some leveling adjustment issues with the…
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Little Dronies on the Prairie.

Topics:   Java Blog

Our Java Post Aerial Photography crew recently headed outside the city to put some flying time on our new Freefly ALTA UAV. For our test payload, we mounted a Blackmagic Design 4K Cinema camera. As we do with every new UAV aircraft we acquire, Java Post Aerial Photography spends a lot of time conducting flight tests. Depending on the manufacturer, each UAV can have distinct flight capabilities and…
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Trilight Entertainment and Java Post Production announce "A.R.C.H.I.E. for Pediatrics."

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Trilight Entertainment, Java Post Production, and the Hospitals of Regina Foundation announce A.R.C.H.I.E. for Pediatrics. The World Premiere of the movie A.R.C.H.I.E. featuring Michael J. Fox will be held at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada on August 20th, 2016. This will be a fundraising event for the Hospitals of Regina Foundation pediatric programs. The movie was shot and…
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The "Enhance Video" Cliché Mash-Up.

Topics:   Articles & links

If you've ever watched a detective movie or a police show or anything like that, you've probably witnessed a scene inside a forensic laboratory or government surveillance office where someone is looking at some security camera footage and says that cliché line: "Zoom in and enhance that." It's a Hollywood cliché invented by screenwriters who think it's a…
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Java Post Aerial Demo in Winnipeg.

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This past Sunday at the William F. White offices in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Java Post Aerial Photography crew gave a presentation on using UAVs ("drones") for film and television photography. The presentation included ground displays of our various UAV units, a Q & A session, and - despite high winds and "iffy" weather - a UAV flight demonstration. We thank everyone who…
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Java Post animators help Conexus Credit Union to "Grow."

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Java Post Production produced this animated motion-graphic video - as well as a 30-second version and three 15-second versions - for the Conexus Credit Union "Grow" campaign. For more examples of the animation and motion-graphics work done by Java Post Production, CLICK HERE.Agency: Phoenix GroupJava Post animator: Tomás Ibar    
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New SGI "Road Safety" spot produced by Java Post.

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This dramatic 60-second commercial for road safety was produced by Java Post Production and directed by Stephen Hall for SGI (Saskatchewan Government Insurance). The advertising agency is Phoenix Group. Java Post Production combined slow-motion green-screen studio shots, UAV aerial photography, 3D visual effects, and extensive colour grading to create the finished commercial. The music is…
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