Tuesday, March 28, 2017

COMMERCIAL — Zed’s

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

Director Emily Hagins gives us a lovely peek at the many faces of Zed’s, in this television commercial for the modern casual dining establishment in Austin, TX. Gray served as director of photography on this spot by Arcanum Pictures:

COMMERCIAL — VadoVia, Rocksauce Studios

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, multimedia

We love it when the job takes us on adventures all over Austin, letting us find new interesting locations and try out the latest food trailers. And what better company could you have than the gang over at Rocksauce Studios and DP Seth Iliff? Working the camera crew was a blast and the spot turned […]

NATIONAL COMMERCIAL — GelPro / Bed Bath & Beyond

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

Gray served as director of photography in this television commercial produced by Expressions in Video, for GelPro Comfort Mats and Bed Bath & Beyond. We tried ’em out all day while shooting this spot, pretty nice. Stand in one spot a lot, in the kitchen, garage, workplace? You’d be surprised how much less tired you […]

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO — Spinferno

October 11, 2012 by  
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We had a “hell-a good” (…oh come on, how would *you* phrase it?) time helping knock out a quick spot for the gang at Scabfarm and Rocksauce Studios! Working alongside director Laura Andrew (Scabfarm), DP Paul Gandersman (Arcanum Pictures), animator Bernard Gumz (MTV’s Liquid Television), and actor Sam Eidson (Zero Charisma), you can guess we […]

NATIONAL COMMERCIAL — Carino’s “Abused by Tradition” Campaign

May 17, 2011 by  
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The latest in a series of national spots we’ve done for Carino’s Italian, this is the first in their “Abused by Tradition” advertising campaign. This spot was shot by Gray G. Haddock and Paul Gandersman on a Red One for ZaneTV. Congrats to Zane Rutledge and Jeff Stolhand on the kickoff to the campaign.

COMMERCIAL — “Smiles” for C2C Multimedia

May 16, 2011 by  
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When C2C‘s director of photography became unavailable for their last-minute “pickup” shoot, they reached out to Gray to complete the job. Congrats to C2C (as well as Scabfarm for the fantastic puppets) for such a fun and unique spot! If this doesn’t get your kid into a better mood about visiting the dentist, nothing will:

WEBISODES – Carino’s MasterPasta Theater: Pasta Harvest

May 16, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, multimedia

What, you never heard of the Pasta Harvest? How else do you think they grow pasta? W&S was hired by ZaneTV to provide camera work, location sound, gear and even wardrobe and props for the latest round of webisodes for Carino’s Italian. Video sample is below, and be sure to check out Carino’s Pasta Harvest […]

NATIONAL COMMERCIAL – Carino’s Italian, “Let It Snow!”

May 15, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, VFX

Congrats to ZaneTV on their first national commercial for Carino’s Italian, for which W&S worked the pre-light and visual effects (VFX) test shoot. The spot, shot on a RED One, was the result of a commercial idea contest at Carino’s and was written up in a “Campaign Spotlight” article in the New York Times as […]

WEBISODES – Carino’s Italian

April 30, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

W&S provided both camera work and location sound for ZaneTV‘s first webisodes for Carino’s Italian. The videos are intended to be very casual behind-the-scenes looks at how Executive Chef Chris Peiterson crafts his dishes, and are targeted for playback on mobile devices. Head on over to the Carino’s website to view them all!

PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS –Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, C2C Multimedia

April 30, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, multimedia

C2C Multimedia hired W&S’s Gray G. Haddock to shoot footage for their multimedia presentations at this year’s “Celebrando” awards fete thrown by the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Below are a few of the videos shown at the ceremony.

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY

April 30, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

W&S is available for high-quality product photography and videography, such as this abstract wine bottle shoot for director Rafael Ruiz’s series on Caliornia’s Artiste Winery, or food “hero” shots for ZaneTV’s spots for Carino’s Italian. Contact us about your project!

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO – Paloma Vista Dental

April 30, 2011 by  
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C2C Multimedia brought Gray in as camera op and gear provider on their recent spots for Paloma Dental. You can check out below how the project turned out.

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO – Joao Crus Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

April 30, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

Expressions in Video hired W&S to provide camera work and location sound on a promotional video for Joao Crus Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We think the video turned out great!

COMMERCIAL – What would you wish for?

September 26, 2010 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

It was a dark and steamy night, full of, as director Zane Rutledge put it,”falling stars, falling gemstones, and falling dresses.”  A lovely time was had by all working with MHC as co-director of photography and camera op on this latest sexy, tongue-in-cheek spot for Charles & Covard. 

COMMERCIAL – There’s an app for love?

September 25, 2010 by  
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“Geek Love” was in the air on this recent shoot for MHC‘s commercial for Charles & Covard jewelry. Serving as co-producer and director of photography, Gray had a fine time with the talented crew and cast.

COMMERCIAL – What she really wants…

September 22, 2010 by  
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W&S had more than a little fun recently shooting multiple mischievous commercials with MHC for Charles & Colvard jewelry, serving as a director of photography, camera op, and co-producer.

LIVE EVENT / PROMOTIONAL — Entertainment Weekly Event at SXSW

May 12, 2010 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, live event

When Entertainment Weekly tapped Marcel Rodriguez to cover their SXSW party featuring alternative top 40 band Neon Trees, he turned to W&S for the camera and gear, to provide on location camera and DIT support, and act as 2nd shooter.  Here is a rough cut sample of our footage for EW and their sponsors.

Product Videography and Photography

May 12, 2010 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial

W&S provides high quality digital imaging for advertising and commercial purposes. We offer professional high definition product videography and still photography, in our own studio or at your location. Contact Writing&Shooting for further details on what we can do for your product shoot.

WEBISODES – What’s a RushMonkey?

October 13, 2009 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured

Rushmonkeys.com recently decided to begin producing video episodes of their high-adventure madness, moving beyond basic writeups and photography.  W&S shot the first installment for them at Austin Rock Gym, focusing on rock climbing instruction. Rock Climbing Basics, Part 1 from rushmonkeys on Vimeo. Rock Climbing Basics, Part 2 from rushmonkeys on Vimeo.