Wednesday, November 26, 2008

BBC London Hires Gearshift Producer

Washington, DC is the place for Politics, but it's also known as the East Coast Hollywood, more than 200 plus films have had scenes shot in Washington, D.C. The city has not only the political intrigue, military strategies and investigative journalism, but also all those immediately recognizable monuments and memorials. BBC London hired Gearshift Producer Don Napoleon on their recent documentary film production to assist with location shots. So if you are coming to Washington, DC to shoot a film or documentary and if you need permits, locations and more, Don is the local Fixer, Location Scout and possibly a Driver for your production.

Don Napoleon
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Friday, November 21, 2008

Gizelle Shoots Her First Commercial With Mommy

GiGi and Shuggie were selected through Carlyn Davis Casting to appear in a commercial/PSA for eating healthy. Daddy was behind the scenes to capture some photos and HD video. Hopefully the commercial will be out soon!

Jim Folliard
Gearshift Photography

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Mad Brenda (Rock Band) and Gearshift Make Music Video

It was a hot day on the train tracks for the shoot of "Psychotic Reaction" by Mad Brenda. This video was shot at 720p at variable frame rates for fast and slow motion. To watch the HD video, click on this link and go to the High Definition Video Tab.

Jim Folliard
Gearshift Productions

Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation Works With Gearshift To Produce Web Videos

In an effort to reach out to the community, the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation sponsors the 4th and Life program that brings players from the Washington Redskins, face to face, with local high school football players. London Fletcher, Colt Brennan, Ken Harvey are a few of the players that have given advice to hundreds of students. Gearshift captured and compressed MP4 videos for the Foundation.

Jim Folliard

MorganFranklin Selects Gearshift To Create Web Videos

MorganFranklin has selected Gearshift Productions to shoot, edit and compress several web videos for their re-designed website at Gearshift shot in HD at 1920x1080p at 30fps.

Gearshift Captures R&B Singer "Usher" at Remy Martin Event

Usher showed up at Zanzibar the day after the election to celebrate Obama's victory. Gearshift was there to capture Usher up-close. This shot is from a Nikon D300 with a 70-200mm f2.8 lens.

Jim Folliard

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Gearshift Photographs Barack Obama

What an amazing acceptance speech Obama gave in Chicago. It is good to see the world dancing in the streets.

Jim Folliard