A Typical Heart

A Typical Heart Fight the fight! PROJECT INFO Heart disease is the leading cause of premature death among women. Yet 53% of early heart-attack symptoms in women are missed. More women have been dying of heart disease than men since the 1980s, but it’s still thought of as a man’s disease. Paramedics are taught to…

Aeternitas

Aeternitas What would you risk for all the time in the world? WINNER OF 2 ROSIES Best Director for Gordie Haakstad, and Best Cinematography for Chris Beauchamp, both the in the short film category at the annual Rosie Awards hosted by AMPIA (Alberta Motion Picture Industries Association). PROJECT INFO Humans are on the brink of…

Surface Rights – Stringam, LLP

Surface Rights Client: Stringam, LLP ADDITIONAL VIDEOS PROJECT INFO Stringam, LLP sought to increase brand awareness for their Surface Rights Department, with the goal of reaching landowners who might be approached by land agents to lease portions of their land for various industrial uses. Important to Stringam was introducing the team, specifically Darryl Carter and…

Fly Home by Mohsin Zaman

Fly Home by Mohsin Zaman If we could see the journeys of other people’s lives, we’d find there’s more in common than we think. Fly Home is made possible with a STORYHIVE grant from TELUS Optik Local and is available for free on demand on TELUS Optik TV. PROJECT INFO We rented a bus! Over…

Chris Beauchamp

Chris Beauchamp    Biography Chris Beauchamp is a filmmaker, photographer and writer based in Grande Prairie, Alberta. His background includes journalism, communications and marketing. His photography work has included corporate, public-sector, and personal clients, as well as leading Canadian editorial publications.  Since 2012, he has written, directed, and produced several short films and commercial video projects.…

Gordie Haakstad

Gordie Haakstad    Biography An award-winning feature film writer and director, Gordie Haakstad’s directorial debut, ABEL’S FIELD, starring Kevin Sorbo and Samuel Davis, was released by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. It garnered Best Film, Best Feature, Best Actor, and Best Director at The Attic Film Festival. Gordie gained his directing background as a filmmaker specialized…

Abel’s Field

Abel’s Field Sometimes the hero is on the sidelines. PROJECT INFO Directed by Gordie Haakstad, produced by Tore Knos through Covenant Road Entertainment, and distributed by Sony Home Entertainment and Affirm Films. Abel’s Field won Best Film, Best Feature, Best Directing, Best Male Performance, and Audience Choice at The Attic Film Festival. Left motherless by tragedy…

Cold Decision

Cold Decision When a winter outing goes awry, the cold weather and a harsh decision forever changes a life. PROJECT INFO This project pushed the limits of the small but dedicated cast and crew. Filming took place during the winter and the team felt temperatures drop to -27F (-33C) and winds gusts to 55mph (~ 90kph). Shot…