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Here's a quick summary of the latest work from the folks at 121Studios.
Anomaly is a new original series being produced by 121Studios.
Anomaly is a crime thriller about a rouge detective who risks everything when she forms a dangerous bond with a man who has telekinetic abilities.
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Capturing and intense scene with Amand Grace Jenkins
Setting up a shot for the VFX sequence
With every song there is a story waiting to be told.
At 121Studios, we bring that story to life through cinematic and emotional imagery.
Tyler Ward - Beginning of a Bad Idea
This video is a simple narrative that explores the beautiful and painful memories of a past relationship.
This 1 day shoot took us to a beautiful house in Nederland, Colorado that helped us convey the mood of the video. With a crew of 18 people, we were able to to tell the complete storyline at one location. We utilized a Movi rig to accomplish the dreamlike movement.
Movi setup on a narrative shot
Two camera setup for a performance shot
Capturing an argument scene on the Movi rig
Proxy - Life Changed Me
This video tells a gritty narrative about a young man caught in the gang lifestyle and how God’s grace is displayed in tragedy.
Over the course three days, seven locations, and a crew of twenty-five people, we were able to blend performance and narrative.
Want to see how we did it? Click HERE
Terrell Lamont set up a shot
Terrell checks out the shot.
Capturing some performance in down town.
Tru-Serva - Who I Am
Inspired by true stories, this video is a sobering look into the life of a young woman, trapped in the world of human trafficking and prostitution. Filmed in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, this three-day shoot took our 20 person crew to five locations throughout the metro.
P.S. The Piano being played, may still be found in the ally on 5th and Wall St. in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
Terrell and Ben review the previous shot.
Discussing the shot with the talent.
Performance piece by DiJOHN.
Dawna Johnson - Love Like That
This was a two-day all-studio performance shoot with over twenty cast and crew. We incorporated dramatic dance and employed cinema-graphs, subtle movement within a still frame. Filmed in Edina, Minnesota.
Fun Fact: The director was definitely “smokin’ ” something for this shoot.
Achieving the desired look with a ring light.
Artist Dawna Johnson, warming up before the shot.
The crew making some final adjustments before the next shot.
We are filmmakers at heart which is the focus of every story we create. From films to TV series, we focus on developing interesting characters, creative plot lines and motivated imagery.
The Devil and the Vagabond
A conversation takes place between two individuals that has eternal implications.
Shot at Boyd Park in St. Paul, Minnesota's historic Cathedral Hill; this crowd funded, 2 day project, took a crew of nearly 45 people.
Tausha Patterson offers a bite from her apple.
Terrell and the camera department discuss the angles.
Makeup and wardrobe prepare actor Robert Fuecker for his next scene.
In the distant future, a young girl is sent on a dangerous mission to deliver a young boy to an unknown campground. Through their travels, the two form a close relationship and she questions if she is making the right decision.
This short took over six months to complete and has been screened at seven festivals across the nation.
Christine Mascolo practicing with her bow.
Preparing for a shot on a cold day.
Ready to shoot on the jib.
Two friends must decide whether to become heroes or not, when a heartbroken ex-employee comes to seek revenge on his old office.
This three day shoot was filmed in a 100 year old building and consisted of a professional and student crew.
Talent, John Walborn gets a little touch up
POV from our slider rig.
Jib shot for a birds eye view.
Conflicted by his shameful sins, a man struggles to truly accept God's forgiveness.
This film was made as a part of the 168 Film Festival which is a faith based international competition, which gives teams 7 days to complete a short film based on a given Bible verse. This 3 day shoot consisted of over 30 cast and crew. "Blood" was a Top 20 finalist and was nominated for best Director and best Production Design.
Getting a close up of the lamb talent.
Audio and Camera department.
Actor James Wade preparing for the next scene.
Have a commercial, event, or promotional video to shoot? 121Studios does it all.
Boys & Girls Club
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver approached us to help them tell the story of one of their "Youth of the Year."
The film played at the 2014 fund-raising Gala.
Fun fact: Boys & Girls raised $650,000 towards their goal!
James Drake preps his shot.
Director Justin Lewis interviews Amber Corbett
Our DP, James Drake used a combination of R3D Epic and Sony FS700 cameras for the interview.
Decadence is Colorado's biggest New Year's celebration, with over 23,000 people in attendance. 121Studios had the privilege of partnering with Noir Concepts and Joosbox TV to film and edit this insane event. Everyone who sees it will know they missed the biggest party of the year!
NERVO "drops" the house
Terrell Lamont using the RED EPIC to capture 12th Planet's performance.
Party people having a blast.