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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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A Super-Slo-Mo Birthday Jump for Jay!

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During a recent Java Post shoot at the Saskatchewan Sound Stage in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, our favourite props master - Jay Robertson - had his birthday. To mark the event, our crew used the Phantom Flex 4K super-slow-motion camera to capture a celebratory birthday "jump for Jay." The 1,000 frames-per-second image perfectly captures the fluid, ballet-like grace for which our crew…
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The Science of Camera Sensors.

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When you press the record button on your film or digital camera, exactly what kind of magic is happening underneath the hood? In this video from FilmmakerIQ.com, you'll learn about the fascinating science behind film and electronic camera sensors.
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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Happy St. Patrick's Day from everyone here at Java Post Production and Java Post Aerial Photography! For a missionary in Ireland during the second half of the fifth century, that St. Patrick guy sure knows how to party. Enjoy responsibly.
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Java Post Aerial Photography now certified for Atlantic Canada!

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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 Atlantic provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Labrador.  This is in addition to our existing open SFOC certification for the Prairie provinces of Saskatchewan,…
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U. of R. Film 301 class tours Java Post.

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Earlier this week, University of Regina film department instructor Brian Stockton brought his Film 301 class for a tour of Java Post Production. We worked with Brian on his movie The Sabbatical, which he co-wrote, produced, and directed. The Sabbatical is currently garnering great reviews at film festivals around the world, and you can watch the trailer HERE. We're always pleased when Brian…
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Congratulations to "Corner Gas: The Movie" on its Golden Screen Award!

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Java Post Production congratulates our friends (below L to R) Virgina Thompson, Brent Butt, Tara Spencer-Nairn, Eric Peterson, and David Storey, as they accepted the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television Golden Screen Award for Corner Gas: The Movie. Java Post Production was proud to be the local producer for the Saskatchewan-based feature film, as well as providing aerial photography,…
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Happy Birthday, Trevor!

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Happy birthday to our own Trevor Bennett, video and UAV technician extraordinaire! Trevor's birthday was yesterday so the Java Post Production staff gathered to celebrate. And share in the cheesecake, of course. Oh sure, Trevor is a wizard with a computer keyboard and a soldering iron (not usually at the same time)...but can he handle cutting a cherry cheesecake? Looks good so far. Save a…
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360° Virtual Reality UAV Aerial Test Video

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Courtesy of our friends at Talking Dog Studios, here's the 360° virtual reality test video Java Post Aerial Photography took a few days ago. We hung six GoPro cameras from one of our UAVs (AKA "drones") to capture overlapping camera images, which Talking Dog Studios then stitched together into an immersive, 360° image. If you are watching this on a desktop, drag your computer…
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Java Post virtual reality test flight for Talking Dog Studios

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As you've read in previous news posts, Java Post Aerial Photography is working on some aerial camera tests for our friends at Talking Dog Studios, who are specialists in augmented reality, virtual reality, and interactive 3D visuals. In preparation for some test flying, Java Post's UAV technician and camera operator, Trevor Bennett, replaced our UAV's usual 3-axis stabilized gimbal and…
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