Show Love in July (a wrap-up)
We shot footage in Miami and on Coney Island for an upcoming short about a special sunny bike company. More on that down the road… Peter shot a behind-the-scenes video for an upcoming Tori Amos video and I worked on launching the new Getty site called Rise.
..and then while our short film played in the New York Bicycle Film Festival, we went up to the Fingerlakes for a family wedding and then made our way up the eastern side of Lake Ontario to visit our friends at the Sackets Harbor Brewing Company located in the small lakeside hamlet of, you guessed it, Sackets Harbor. There are no explicit signs on the road announcing the detour off state route 3, but if you know where you’re going, you enter an idyllic town with a classic main street and small colorful shops and cafes. There we filmed a Show Love piece on the brew process and ethos behind their insanely delicious craft beers. Side Note: I always thought I didn’t like stouts until I tried their St. Stephens Stout which is lighter in calories and alcohol content than the rest of their out-of-this-world line up. It was like a crisp refreshing ice coffee with chocolate notes. I could drink it all day.
No less than 5 films are waiting in the wings to show you plus others to come so stay tuned, sign up if you are not signed up, and follow our adventures on Twitter and Pinterest. Links below.
In the fall, What Women Make will have a series of interviews with female farmers to accompany the release of a very special feature on the future of farming.
Battle of the Drumlines
…now has had over 26k plays, was featured on HypeBeast and It’s Nice That. Watch the exciting short on a battle between Brooklyn’s finest drumlines with guest stars North Carolina A&T Cold Steel. Drumlines are an amazing tradition of America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) What time is it? Show Time!
and more details about RISE…
“Rise” offers daily fodder for creativity and cultural bites in the following categories:
- Surface (technique, post production)
- Pop (current trends)
- Narrative (themes, macro trends)
- Art Direction
- Spark (story starters)
The project consisted of developing the content categories, the style guide, writing ongoing original content and overseeing monthly contributions from the global creative community. We worked with the amazing women of SheSays who brought us into the project as their content partners. Using their Shout platform, they awarded a talented female designer to create the look and feel of the site. We also worked with an amazing tech partner named Ozzy.
The site has just launched and you can see it here. Please tweet about it with the hashtag #risetrends. This is how Getty Images describes the site in their newsletter: