Westfield Company introduces 1800 Larimer

Crosspoint and blue onion provided beginning-to-end production and post for Westfield Company’s opening of 1800 Larimer, the newest addition to the Downtown Denver skyline. A technologically-advanced office tower, 1800 Larimer is LEED Platinum certified and represents the future of urban office space. The project was truly all hands on-deck: Scott Tuke shot interiors, interviews, exteriors and using Sony HDCam F900; and Luke Bishop and Mike Heinrich contributed 2nd unit photography on Sony EX3. Matt Struck edited 5 video pods on Final Cut Pro and Adobe Affter Effects, for presentation on multimedia kiosk and web. Donald Corsiglia created 3D and motion graphics effects in Cinema 4D. Steven Lopez added additional 3D work with Google Earth Pro and SketchUp. Eric Anolin applied final color grades in Baselight.

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Oscar Nominated Short Film “Logorama”

Just watched the short film “Logorama” during a render and was blown away by the animation and creativity. What I am really impressed with is the pre-production and set design that went into it! To gather the 2,500 Logos used to create the world must have been a painstaking task. The story line is hysterical. What would be a fairly depressing story arch is made laughable by animated classic logos and iconic spokes-figures, (ie. Ronald McDonald trafficking high caliber fire arms and enriched uranium.) The story consists of various parallel characters ultimately coming together in a Magnolia-esque  culmination….. Minus frogs. Here is an excerpt from our friends at “By French design collective H5, Logorama is worth taking the 15 minutes or so running time out of your lunchbreak (there is some potentially NSFW language).” Here’s the link to it on Facebook. Check it out. I’d give it an oscar.

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