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Java Aerial Road Trip to Winnipeg!

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Road trip! The Java Post Aerial Photography crew is heading to Winnipeg this weekend to put on a live UAV demonstration for Manitoba filmmakers. Date: this Sunday, April 17th Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Winnipeg time) Location: William F. White, 11-2073 Logan Avenue, Winnipeg. We'll be chatting about using UAVs (AKA "drones") in film and television production, doing a little live…
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Flying our Freefly ALTA UAV with our Blackmagic Cinema camera.

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Our Java Post Aerial Photography crew took advantage of some clear weather earlier this week to put some flight hours on our Freefly ALTA UAV. We wanted to see how the ALTA would handle when carrying our Blackmagic 4K Cinema camera, which is heavier than another camera we commonly fly: the Panasonic 4K GH4. We also expect to take delivery of our new the RED RAVEN camera very soon, and we're…
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#ThrowbackThursday to the dreaded "Man-Perm" days.

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For today's #ThrowbackThursday post, we set the way-back machine to the early 1990s. A time when Canadians first heard of a Goods and Services Tax (GST)...when Operation Desert Storm invaded Kuwait...and when serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer was arrested. Of course, there were also some bad things that happened in the early 90s. Such as the dreaded "man-perm" and gigantic…
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Come to the Java Post boardroom! There's cake!

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It was cake day this past Monday at Java Post Production, as we gathered in the boardroom to celebrate the April birthdays of two of our staff: Kevin Drysdale and Tomás Ibar. As is long-standing Java Post custom, each birthday celebrant gets to pick what kind of cake (or, in some cases, pie) they want. The trade-off is that they have to cut and serve it up for the rest of the staff. And,…
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Taking some "time" to look at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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A short video by Java Post Production using time-lapse photography to showcase various views throughout the city of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The fast-moving images take on an almost hypnotic quality when played against the slow, relaxing music theme. To see more examples of the work done by Java Post Production, CLICK HERE.  
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VFX (Visual Effects) by Java Post Production.

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This video shows some "before and after" examples of VFX (visual effects) done by Java Post Production for movies, television shows, and commercials. To see more examples of the work done by Java Post Production, CLICK HERE. Scene with Billy Boyd from Space Milkshake. Scene with Christian Slater and Amy Matysio from Stranded. Scene with Gabrielle Miller from The Adventure Club. Scene…
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Java Post and Phoenix Group create ANOTHER new spot for Tourism Saskatchewan: "Churchill River"

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This is the second of two 60-second commercials produced by Java Post Production for the 2016 Tourism Saskatchewan advertising campaign. This commercial showcases canoeing on the Churchill River in Lac La Ronge Provincial Park in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Working with co-directors/co-directors of photography Greg Huszar and Derek Frankowski, the Java Post Aerial Photography crew shot this…
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Digital Producer Magazine: Java Post's Caffeine Fueled Success with DaVinci Resolve

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Digital Producer Magazine - the online resource for news, tools and techniques for content creation - recently published an article about Java Post Production and our use of Blackmagic Design production tools, specifically the DaVinci Resolve colour grading platform. Our founder, president, and head colourist Jack Tunnicliffe shared his thoughts and a few before and after examples of the kinds of…
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Java Post and Phoenix Group produce new spot for Tourism Saskatchewan: "Prince Albert National Park"

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This is the first of two 60-second commercials produced by Java Post Production for the 2016 Tourism Saskatchewan advertising campaign. This commercial showcases Prince Albert National Park in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Working with co-directors/co-directors of photography Greg Huszar and Derek Frankowski, the Java Post Aerial Photography crew shot this first commercial in and around the…
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Dedicated to all the tech engineers: "Percussive Maintenance."

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This video is dedicated to all the technical engineers and repair people out there. Video by Duncan Robson.
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Out for a spin with our Freefly ALTA UAV drone.

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Our Java Post Aerial Photography crew had our Freefly ALTA UAV out for a little spin this morning. The weather was so pleasant, it seemed a shame to waste the opportunity. So, our UAV pilot Jack Tunnicliffe and our UAV technician/camera operator Trevor Bennett, headed to our usual test flight facility outside Regina in order to put some flight hours on the unit. Parked on a deserted rural road…
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"Basic Human Needs" in Saskatchewan theatres this month.

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Premiering at the Whistler Film Festival last year, the Saskatchewan-based feature film Basic Human Needs will have its theatrical release in Saskatoon and Regina this month. As part of National Canadian Film Day, the movie will show at the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon on April 20th at 7:00 PM. This will be followed by a run at the Rainbow Cinemas Studio 7 in Regina, starting on April 22nd, with…
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Java Post Aerial Photography now certified for Ontario Region!

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Java Post Production is very pleased to announce that Java Post Aerial Photography has been recognized by Transport Canada with an open Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) for the Ontario region. This is in addition to our existing open SFOC certification for the Prairie provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Alberta...and the Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince…
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Hoppy Easter everybunny!

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Java Post Production is very "egg-cited" to wish "everybunny" a very "hoppy" Easter!
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First road trip with Java's new white Honda Pilot.

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A few weeks ago, Java Post Production purchased a new company vehicle, which will mainly be used to transport our Java Post Aerial Photography UAVs (or "drones") to and from aerial shooting locations. As luck would have it, the vehicle model is a Honda Pilot. It's also supposed to be white. Today, Jack and Trevor took the new Honda Pilot to an aerial shooting location in rural…
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