Keyboard plant prank
Aug28

Keyboard plant prank

After seeing examples of a keyboard plant prank online I decided to take a shot at it myself. I documented the week long process and chose to share the results on DIY Community website called Instructables.com. This gag amused my coworker and went on to generate 48K views and 300+ favorites online. This simple exercise served to prove that with a little extra effort even the smallest ideas can reach a big...

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Stampede Talent Search Intros (2016)
Aug26

Stampede Talent Search Intros (2016)

The Calgary Stampede Talent Search is an annual competition that takes place during the Calgary Stampede for amateur performing artists between the ages of 6 and 21. Its purpose is to discover, develop, encourage and showcase young amateur entertainers. Each year I produce a series of 60+ green screen videos that introduce each performer. The ambition is to present them in a context as exciting as a pro sports event (example...

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The Calgary Stampede Talent Search
Aug26

The Calgary Stampede Talent Search

The Calgary Stampede Talent Search is an annual competition that takes place during the Calgary Stampede for amateur performing artists between the ages of 6 and 21. Its purpose is to discover, develop, encourage and showcase young amateur entertainers. Each year I produce a series of 60+ green screen videos that introduce each performer. The ambition is to present them in a context as exciting as a pro sports event. I’ve also...

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Chestermere Casino
Feb21

Chestermere Casino

This is another fun promotional spot in support of the CRCA’s charity casino. It features many Las Vegas landmarks relabeled in support of the event.

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One of Alberta’s Top Employers
Feb08

One of Alberta’s Top Employers

The City of Calgary was named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for 2016 based on a national review conducted by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This award recognized the Alberta employers that are leaders in offering exceptional places to work. An award presentation took place on February 8 in Council.

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Live streaming coverage for staff
Feb05

Live streaming coverage for staff

Our corporate IT Team hosts a large trade show every few years that demonstrates how staff use (or could use) technology in the workplace.  This was our second attempt to offer fully mobile live streaming coverage or the event and commentary. This enabled staff at remotes sites an opportunity to virtually attend. The following description accompanied the video on the employee intranet: “On Tuesday, September 29, staff from...

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Busking program pilot
Jan14

Busking program pilot

The City of Calgary is implementing some exciting changes to the busking program for 2016, including more flexibility for busking IDs, online application process and payment options, and the introduction of amplification at designated “busk stops” and Calgary Transit stations. This news spot featured an actual busker performing throughout the piece.

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Snow Clearing on Cycle Tracks
Jan11

Snow Clearing on Cycle Tracks

The cycle tracks in the downtown area are open throughout the winter. The tracks are on Priority 1 roads and will be cleared within 24 hours after the snow stops falling. Learn about how The City is clearing the snow in the cycle tracks in this video.

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