The Things we do
What can you shoot in one weekend? The 48-hour challenge is how it sounds, with some fun twists.
Friday at 6:00PM(in Fort St John) you receive an email notification with instructions on what criteria you need to incorporate. You have a rag tag group of likeminded individuals ready to get down to business. The clock starts, time is already running out…
You agree on a concept and you hope it’s what everyone was thinking of. The writers are off to make a script that is both entertaining and captures the genre that is required. Everyone else is getting equipment ready to shoot and are heading to location if they’re needed.
Time keeps ticking by minute by minute... It’s 1:25AM before you get home, you have to be back at a different location by 5:00AM to set up before the light changes. The only thing keeping you awake after only 3.5hrs of sleep is the humans beside you because they are just as crazy as you are.
It’s time for post to take the rains and bring the vision of the short film to life. They have less then 24 hours left to cut, edit, colour/sound correct. Your finished product is rendering now, this is the time you can think of all the things you could have done had you only had a few more hours…
You are now the proud co-parent of this beautiful imperfect short film. You have made new connections with people you might not have ever met.
Make memories, stay creative!
TINA KAYMIA LAURINE - CLINT NICOLAS NOVAK - G.S.M. FAN BEN HAAB - TIM BUNDY TED SLOAN - CHET WIDESTREAM CHAD CORNO - LIEGHSA TCHEAUE LEANNE BAUSMAN - CASHIER HANNAH LARNDER
DIRECTOR/EDITOR/WRITER JESSE MCCALLUM - WRITER/DIRECTOR CHAD CORNO - CINEMATOGRAPHER/COLOUR DAVID ROSS - PRODUCER/GRAPHICS BEN HAAN - 1ST AD LEANNE BAUSMAN - PRODUCTION SOUND TED SLOAN - P.A. EXTRODINAIRE HANNAH LARNDER
CROOKED CORNER CLOTHING
Seven awards categories, listed below, recognize the contributions residents make to our community and provide an opportunity to honour Fort St. John’s extraordinary citizens.
Cultural Award – Recognizes an individual or a group for their volunteer efforts in historical, visual, performing, or literary arts.
Recreation Award – Awarded to an individual or a group for their volunteer efforts in the promotion, organization, support, and/or motivation of sports, recreation, and leisure pursuits including healthy and active living.
Literacy Award – Presented to an individual or group that has made an outstanding contribution towards promoting in areas including literacy, language, multiculturalism, and community issues in Fort St. John.
Humanitarian Award – Recognizes an individual or a group of volunteers whose actions, commitment, volunteer leadership, service, and community spirit have made a difference in the lives of those in the community.
Youth Award – Awarded to an individual under the age of 19 who has made a positive contribution to the community on a volunteer basis.
Lifetime Achievement Award – Acknowledges an individual’s remarkable contribution and dedication to the community.
Mayor’s Citizen of the Year - Recognizes an individual that has achieved positive notoriety outside our community for their actions, recognized as a leader or role model by their peers, or has won international, national, or provincial titles or awards for their efforts.
“Our local volunteers and organizations always go above and beyond. This is an excellent opportunity to recognize a person or organization in our community who shows just how energetic they are by going that extra mile and making our community the best place to live,” said Mayor Lori Ackerman.
Make memories and stay creative!
Having a good team is important for morale and productivity, it really shows in your end product. Our team has been expanding and growing in so many directions! It enables us to see things differently and focus on the smallest of details. When you surround yourself with like-minded people it enhances your work flow and mindset.
Take a look at these behind the scenes shots, of an upcoming commercial coming out this month!
These shoots are so much fun, capturing people doing what they love while listening to how it all came to be is truly incredible. During the shoot we had an idea to use tools to simulate how it can sometimes feel when getting your teeth done. So we pulled out the hammer to gets some really fun shots!
Fort St John has some amazing people, Michelle Worthon being one of them. Owner and operator of Blooming Smiles Dental Hygiene, Michelle marries professionalism with a light atmosphere, for a perfect feeling of calm. If you are looking for healthier, happier teeth, then let the team at Blooming Smiles help you out.
Make memories and stay creative!