My video production company Berad Studio recently produced a documentary called "Refined by Fire" for Hawaiian Airlines' in-flight video magazine Hawaiian Skies. What made this piece more challenging than previous short films was the travel involved. Specifically we traveled to Hawaii Island (a.k.a. The Big Island) to interview artisan Clayton
For the third year in a row, this summer, Berad Studio was given an opportunity to work with Anthology Marketing Group on a television commercial for Pearlridge Center's annual summer exhibit. This year's theme for the exhibit was super heroes, but we had a major problem, the word super hero
The film and video production industry world wide has gone through many changes over the last fifty years, but the technological advancements within the last five years have forever democratized the industry of moving pictures. With the advent of DSLR video capture, high quality, low cost productions are now more
Hawaii is not home to any major league professional sports teams, so the University of Hawaii's sports program is the equivalent to our NFL and MLB. Of all the division I sports teams UH is known for, the Wahine (Women's) Volleyball program is by far one of the most prestigious.
My production company Berad Studio was recently given the opportunity to shoot the Triple Shot Oahu event for MXLGY.com at the Addiction Night Club in the Modern Honolulu. Much different than a television commercial, event shooting is very unplanned and unfiltered. Rarely do you get a second chance to get
In 2011, I partnered with Unreal Hawaii and Volcanic Rock Gym to produce Hawaii Bouldering; my second Hawaiian Skies project for Hawaiian Airlines. I got a crash course in the sport known simply as "bouldering." A couple weeks ago, Justin Ridgely (Volcanic Rock Gym: Owner) contacted me hoping to screen
Hawaiian Skies is the in-flight video magazine on Hawaiian Airlines domestic and international flights. Every two months, they rotate their programming out with new content for their traveling audience. Anthology Marketing Group’s advertising arm (Laird Christianson Advertising) is the hub for gathering or generating all the content for the for
In Spring 2010, Anthology Marketing Group approached me to create a follow-up TV commercial to the award winning Dinosaurs spot produced the year before for Pearlridge Center. This year, rather than Dinosaurs moving and roaring, they brought in animals from the ice age. Not the movie, the era. Woolly mammoths