Production: Patrick Demarchelier
Producer:  Jeanne Fleming
Client: Vogue
Location: Berkeley, CA

We recently worked with Patrick Demarchelier on a project that required locations with a closed set.  Although we knew that he was photographing olympic swimmers, Nathan Adrian and Matt Grevers and NBA All-Star, Stephen Curry, we had to keep a tight lid on this one.  They asked us to find them a swimming pool and gymnasium for an upcoming spread in Vogue magazine.  We just picked up the most recent issue to find the images inside!   It’s always great to see the results of our work.

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We recently worked with Producer Lisa Tesone and Director David Mackie, helping them secure several locations for a futuristic Cable Labs Video.

The video highlights how a home of the future will be using high-speed networks.

They asked us to find them an office environment, a grandma’s house and a large home that would be transformed into a video game.

What an amazing final product!

 

Here is a follow up article from USA Today:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/baig/2016/08/08/what-broadband-home-future-may-look-like/88395270/

Client: Indian Motorcycles
Photographer: Dean Bradshaw
Producer: Kim Comeaux
Location: Northern, Ca

In May 2015 we worked with the photographer Dean Bradshaw and producer Kim Comeaux on a project for Indian Motorcycles. Indian is the original American Motorcycle with roots dating back to 1897 and was a huge contender throughout the 1960’s. The brand was resurrected in 2008 after being absent from the scene for decades and has been making a strong comeback. Owned by Polaris Industries since 2011, the new designs are fresh while honoring the brand’s DNA. We turned a lot of heads while shooting these beautiful bikes on Northern California roads!

Over 3 days we had 2 still crews and a video crew shooting the entire Indian lineup. We covered a lot of Northern California in a short period of time. On Day 1 we started before dawn with rolling traffic breaks over the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge before moving to the financial district in San Francisco. The second day had us breathing fresh air and looking up at giant redwood trees in Bag Basin State Park in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The final day was the most ambitious! While filming the bikes on Treasure Island in the morning with the San Francisco skyline backdrop, Mayor Ed Lee happened to stop by. He sat on a few bikes and expressed his gratitude for our client choosing SF for their shoot. Around mid-day we headed for the coast landing in Stinson Beach. The bikes were shot cruising along CA-1 as the sun dropped to the horizon. Colin Ducey at Ducey Productions provided his expert driving skills on the Camera Car with First AD Michael Jordan calling the shots. The team worked hard long days to capture some amazing riding shots of the beautiful motorcycles!

We spent a week scouting and another 2 getting permits for rolling traffic breaks on the bridge, lane closures in SF, ITC on CA-1 and traffic control on the roads in a state park. We were also hired to manage the shoot and Jason fell into a second AD role to help orchestrate the long shot list. Have a look at the images featured on Indian’s website along with our scouting images.

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  • June 29, 2016 - 2:36 pm

    Jason - This is a very nice blog!

  • June 29, 2016 - 2:55 pm

    Jason - I really love your blog!

Production:  North 6 – Cynthia Bechet
Lifestyle Photographer: Dominick Sheldon
Still life Photographer: William Abranowicz
Client: Old Navy
Location: Napa, CA

This past summer temperatures in Napa Valley were regularly hitting the 90’s. When we were asked to find a nice rustic barn for Old Navy’s winter catalog to shoot in early September, we thought the Lake Tahoe region would be a great fit. But the location our client chose was in Napa, and it was in the 90’s on our shoot days! But that is no problem for the production world… we just make it snow when and where we need it to. We worked closely with Cynthia Bechet at North 6 prepping for the two day shoot providing location scouting, pre-pro support and location management. Snow effects were provided by Snow Business and the results were fantastic! Nothing quite like getting ready for the holidays in early September! Have a look at some of the photos the two photography teams captured. Happy Holidays to All!

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Production: John, Kwiecien, Roe Photo
Photographer: John Roe, Roe Photo
Client: Buick
Location: Northern, Ca

In June 2015 we worked with the Roe Photo team on project for Buick. Over 8 days we shoot the entire Buick lineup of 2016 vehicles for their brochures. This was a major project that had us scouting in Lake Tahoe, along the stunning Northern California Coast, Berkeley, San Francisco and a few private homes in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Check out the final results along with a few of our scouting images from this project!

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