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"Looking Good" A Comedic PSA Cut By The Colonie

June 22, 2016, 10:02 AM


Cut to a contagious beat by Tom Pastorale of The Colonie, “Looking Good," a PSA for the American Academy of Dermatology” takes a light-hearted approach to a serious issue. The :30 spot opens with a portly middle-aged man sprightly dancing around the bathroom with a towel wrapped around his waist, occasionally pausing to strike a comical pose in the mirror as he admires himself - while the VO stresses the importance of men examining their skin for signs of melanoma.

#postproduction#editorial#the colonie#tom pastoralle
The Colonie is Chicago's Big Winner at AICE Awards

May 19, 2016, 04:32 PM


The AICE Awards Show has grown into the post production industry’s premier competition for excellence in post production, creative editorial, music, color grading, design and sound. The Colonie’s creative editors, Brian Sepanik, and Keith Kristinat, received top honors at the 2016 AICE event, earning the editorial and post house the distinction of taking home the most awards of any Chicago-based company at this year’s presentation.

#editorial#the colonie#bob sepanik#keith kristinat#aice awards
The Colonie’s Editors + Designs Take The Spotlig

November 24, 2015, 10:18 PM


The Colonie's partners' - creative editors Brian Sepanik and Bob Ackerman and executive producer Mary Caddy - shared commitment to a talent-driven approach to growing their business model has served it well. A complement of skill sets, aesthetic sensibilities, and a passion for experimenting and pushing boundaries sets the company’s editors, assistant editors, graphic designers, visual effects artists - and even its interns - apart from the crowd.

#postproduction#awards#finishing#visual fx#editorial#commercials#the colonie#films
The Colonie's Bob Ackerman Cuts New McDonalds Spot

March 6, 2015, 06:46 PM


The Colonie editor, Bob Ackerman, and renowned director, Joe Pytka, recently paired up to create a dramatic spot for McDonald’s, out of Burrell Communications. Driven by realistic, gritty, cinematic style footage, Burrell Communications' :60 commercial, entitled, ‘Good Things,’ tapped the full range of The Colonie’s editorial, VFX and finishing services, enabling its team to provide the kind of efficient, seamless workflow needed for a quick turnaround.

#finishing#visual fx#editorial#commercials
Porchlight, Spot Production Co, Opens In Nashville

November 15, 2013, 08:58 AM


Taillight, Nashville's multi award-winning long-form production company has changed the landscape of the South East's commercial industry with the launch of Porchlight, a one-spot production company dedicated to the needs of agencies and brands for a high-end one-stop creative resource to take their spots and short-form content from production and editing through finishing.

Indie Feature Film School - How to fix it in post

January 11, 2013, 10:49 AM


Editorial and VFX tricks to fix your Indie feature in post production Editor/Director Ken Simpson has put together an hour long look at the raw, unvarnished truth about fixing your indie feature film in post production. Ken walks through examples...

#editor#vfx#film editor#film#post#editorial#ken simpson

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