M O T I O N R E E L
Please note that this is just a small selection of the many projects we work on, on a yearly basis....
Dutch DJ Jay Hardway's latest music video Stardust, was shot in California. Silver Spirit Pictures was hired to do production on location, including location scouting and casting the little boy who plays the lead role. Stardust had 50.000 hits on Youtube within the first 2 hours of release, and we are now approaching 4 million hits. Shot with the Sony FS7 in 4k in February 2016 around LA and Santa Barbara.
We were hired as the local producer for the trailer for a horrowfilm "The Shadow" in 2018. Shot in 8K with the Arriflex and Anamorphic lenses. We took care of permits, insurance, locations and various other tasks. Our client needed a typical US style highschool with lockers at the side. For another scene they needed 2 automatic weapons with a gun specialist. We were able to deliver on a short term notice.
During 2 seasons we produced/directed/edited/sold 20 episodes of the successful TV series Ranking The Cars for Veronica TV, a national network in Europe. This lifestyle/reality show is about the owners of expensive and rare cars. All filmed on location in Hollywood, Las Vegas and Amsterdam, in XDCAM HD. Veronica TV scheduled the show just after Top Gear, but we often managed to get higher ratings than the BBC hitshow! We also developed the format and sold it directly to the TV channel.
We are proud to have worked with the talented artist Mauricio Saravia for the short film "Frames". We filmed it in Hollywood and used one of his poems as an inspiration for this short. Sadly Mauricio passed away a few months after the filming and he never got to see the final result. We made this film from script to final cut, and filmed it with the Sony Z7.
This is the trailer for our feature length documentary about Colonel Parker, Elvis' manager. We shot it in Las Vegas, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. This documentary had a theatrical premiere and also aired on Dutch National TV on the 100th birthday of the Colonel. It received high acclaim in many national newspapers for showing a different, much more positive side of the most legendary and innovative showbizz manager ever.
This is one of the most impressive cars we encountered for Ranking the Cars. This bugatti is worth more than 2 million dollars and is part of the collection of the owner of the Bijan store in Beverly Hills, which is said to be the most expensive store in the world.
During 2013-2015 we directed many episodes for the travel show Tracks & Trails, airing on RTL and SBS. This is a promo for the Lapland episode, directed and edited by us. We filmed in +10 countries, such as Norway, Sweden, Portugal, Ireland, Swiss, etc.
We are filming most of the USA based content for our partner fcce.tv, an Emmy award winning production company. One of the shows we regularly work on during the last 2 years is A-list lifestyle. This is an example of a video for which we filmed in Maui, Hawaii in 2017.
The Destination (local title: De Bestemming) is an early example of one of our short films. This was produced and filmed on location with the Sony Z7 in Belgium in 2009 with actors Chris Willemsen and Ine Holsteens. It's made with almost no budget, in a few days time. Just because we enjoyed making it!
Silver Spirit Pictures did production on location for this very popular (more than 300.000 youtube hits in just the first 2 weeks, now almost 1 million) music video for the Dutch DJ's Lucas and Steve, in Hollywood in February 2016. We arranged permits for locations, props and also supplied some of our equipment! This music video was shot with the sony FS7 in 4K.
We are mainly active in the triangle LA - San Francisco - Las Vegas. We shot and directed several video's about designer Jan Frantzen for LXRY TV in Las Vegas in 2015 using our own camera and sound equipment. It aired on SBS; Dutch national TV.
We did the production, filming, directing and editing for this pilot episode of Hollywood Make Over for FCCE in April 2016 in Los Angeles. We also wrote a detailed script and did the casting for the candidates.
Another show we work on regularly is Scoop, about showbizz news from Hollywood, again for our partner fcce.tv, in Europe. We film the red carpets and record video feeds during the Golden Globes, the Oscars and many other film premieres.
We directed and co-produced (together with 1912 Picture Company) the short film Your Favorite Place in 2018. All filmed on location in Santa Barbara, CA. Screened at the Ojai filmfestival (premiere), Silicon Beach filmfestival and the Seal Beach filmfestival.
We directed and co-produced the short film "Lockdown". All filmed in California with the Canon C100 and external recorder. Lockdown is currently being submitted to festivals and this is the trailer.