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Little Dronies on the Prairie.

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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.

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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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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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