Best of You

Here’s a nice little spot I made recently with director Eric Frick for The Martin Group. And no, that’s not Ice Cube but we got lucky with the casting, or just very skilled with the casting 😉 Coincidentally, the sun seemed to shine into our home set at exactly the right angle at exactly the right moment (luck or skill?)

Mr. Frick imparts the crucial essence upon our lead thespian.

Our little lady at the ready and creative force, Dave, dribbling an unseen basketball.

Yes, we still pay the grips even when I can’t help myself.

Long term collaborator and bestest agency friend ever, Frank, who penned this bite sized cinematic journey of hope.

 

 

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Jolt!, for your eyes!

Spent a lovely day yesterday with some of the Quinlan team, filming some social media work in support of a new line of cooling, lubricating, eye drops, called Jolt! I’m told this stuff wakes your eyes up, so until the Neuralink starts coming on line, hard core gamers should be dropping this stuff like energy drinks and hot pockets.

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Witch Hunt: A Todd Bellanca joint

I got another chance to work with the man, director Todd Bellanca, last summer on his recent personal project featuring not only a cast of fine local actors but a dream location, CooCooU, which houses an endless ever changing ocean of super sweet mid century furnishings. dPost, Todd, and I collaborated on bringing Todd’s vision to light in this SAG New Media short film story involving a fictional mob boss using suspiciously familiar language more commonly heard in the political realm as of late.

173This project was shot entirely on Panasonic GH5S.

202Shoot in the rain? Sh’yeah!

245Setting up shot number 1 with Todd and the A-team standing by. 

259Todd Bellanca

605Our main set.

318Rolling!

652Gettin’ it.

659Tha crew.

Photos: Stephen Gabris

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Caps and caps and caps.

Giant posters featuring my photography are currently hanging in Lids stores all over the country and also, here’s a nice little piece featuring my footage brought to life by Cumbo, Inc.

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Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Spent a number of days last summer roaming the grounds at the glorious Buffalo Botanical Gardens filming footage for their new video and THIS came out of it. My friends at Quinlan provided the creative direction as well as the amazing narration.

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Casual Fridays

I shot and color graded this recent web series for my awesome advertising friends at Quinlan. It was SO much fun:

 

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Samaritan Medical Center

Got up to picturesque Watertown, NY recently with the A team and director Eric Frick to film a commercial with The Martin Group for Walker Cancer Treatment Center, a brand new cancer treatment facility utilizing cutting edge tech. Will be going back to grab an exterior shot since it wasn’t completed, so looking forward to having more awesome sushi at Mizu Machi, OMG, amazing.

Photos: Stephen Gabris

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