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No New Gear For One Year ChallengeDisclaimer:   this excludes parts, replacements, and other necessary components in order to fulfill work.   We have a running joke with production crews about how much we can ...
William Amos Campaign LaunchOver this past winter, a new partnership formed with William Amos in the current Liberal MP for the Pontiac region.  In April, he began his campaign to run again for this coming ...
A Crash Course In Data ManagementAs we approach the 50 project mark over the past 3 years I have recently been reviewing the methods by which we store our data.   By no means is this something that has been igno...
Source to Sea on the Pacuare RiverOriginally published in various media outlets in March 2019: Mathias Ekorn & Mats Onsum are fresh from their 5-day adventure on the Pacuare River in Turrialba, Costa Rica. ...
The importance of film shoot logistics

As I embarked on my first multi-person shoot with Mike McKay and FIVE2NINE, I really had no idea what to expect. In a fairly short period of time, I had gone from watching videos to being a part of their creation.

Level Six: Back to the RootsWe have had a relationship with Level Six for years. In fact, they were our very first foray into the world of professional video production. Many years had passed since we worked ...
Ottawa Adventure Film Festival Recap December is now upon us and the 2018 Ottawa Adventure Film Festival has come and gone.  The weeks leading up to and during the film festival proved to be quite hectic but wi...
Kayak Films: Trends and DirectionI have a great amount of respect for Substantial Media House. I think Evan and Fred are both great guys, amazing paddlers, and fantastic behind the camera. They have done so much f...
Kayaking When Life Gets in the WayMost people I know aren’t like me. By that, I mean most people don’t base their lives around kayaking. For me, this is something I have spent the last 10 years doing nearly ye...