Posts Tagged ‘nicholas cambata’

Our Latest Music Video! Cedric Gervais & Howard Jones – Things Can Only Get Better

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We shot this a few months ago in Miami under my production company 8112 Studios. Will do a full behind the scenes post for!

Our New Music Video Project Release – “Save Me” by Crash Boom Bang


My production company, 8112 Studios, shot this music video for our friends Crash Boom Bang a few months ago. Below is a sneak peak of how we created the earthquake scene. Check out the video!

What My Last Two Weeks Have Been Like (Hint: zoom, vroom, brrrr, whoosh)


First of all, apologies for the few blog posts the past month. It has been a wild and diverse 2013 so far! In the past two weeks alone I shot a magazine cover in pittsburgh, taught photography to 250 people in DC (taught over 600 folks in the month of January), filmed a TV ad […]

Our New Acura Television Ad With The New Acura ILX And Mariano Rivera

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This just went live and is on TV now! Behind the scenes video will come in the near future. Client was Tier 10 Marketing and creative director was Scott Rodgers. My 8112 Studios co-founder Nicholas Cambata and I directed and produced this ad.

The Ad We Shot For The Key West Film Festival


My 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata, and myself along with our great production team shot this a month or two ago for the new Key West Film Festival over a 1 day period. Shot on the Red Scarlet video camera. I think it came out great.

Filming A New TV Advertisement For Acura : Behind The Scenes


The past week or so, I have been in New York City shooting a couple of projects. One of my projects was a doozie… I was hired by the ad agency Tier 10 Marketing, under the creative direction of Scott Rodgers, to produce and film a new tv ad for Acura via the New York […]

The World Debut Of Cedric Gervais “Molly” – My New Music Video Project (NSFW)

Single cover that I photographed with our lead, Jenna Dalton

Just to warn you, this may be a little too racy to watch at the workplace… This is the video to the song that had everyone in the music world buzzing due to the Madonna and Deadmau5 twitter battle over it. The song, the buzz over the video, and my production company were all over […]

Have You Seen Molly? [Our Music Video Teaser]

Madonna just tweeted this photo. You better believe I am very excited to release the music video we did for this song now.

Below is a teaser for the music video 8112 Studios (my video production company) co-founder Nicholas Cambata and I shot recently with the Red Scarlet for a song by the artist Cedric Gervais. The final video looks crazy. Can’t wait to release it. Have you seen Molly? Apparently Madonna went on stage this past weekend and asked “has anyone […]

“Little White Doves” By Dirty Vegas – My New Music Video Release


I shot this music video with the new Red Epic camera with my 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata right in Washington DC. It debuted a week ago and has over 100k views on youtube alone. Aiming for 1 million views

Crash Boom Bang VIP – My New Music Video Project


I’ll be honest. We did this with practically no budget. We spent every penny we had for this project and called in all sorts of favors to get it done. The guys of Crash Boom Bang are old friends of us boys at 8112 Studios (my video production company with my co-founder Nicholas Cambata) and […]

Greetings From Sundance Film Festival 2012


My video production company, 8112 Studios, was named the official delegation representing DC’s interests in filmmaking at Sundance by the DC government. Pretty big honor. Never thought I would officially represent the DC government for anything! Looking forward to an adventure-filled week. If you’re here and want to connect, hit us up!

Download My Free Bugatti Veyron Desktop Wallpaper Thanks To My Friends At Jalopnik


One of my favorite car blogs,, has featured my Bugatti Veyron photoshoot on their site and is offering one of my Bugatti Veyron Sang Noir photos up as a free desktop wallpaper (with my approval of course). Head on over to their website and you can download the wallpaper there! Link to download the […]

InstantDC – A Fotoweek Show Dedicated To Mobile Phone Photography

And for those that know the film, a Robocop reference

As some of you may know, Washington D.C. is having its annual Fotoweek, which is a week filled with photography-related events and gatherings. It’s pretty fantastic and I have had the opportunity to see some really great work and hear some interested talks. If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know […]

NBA Player Rudy Gay Photoshoot For Dime Magazine – November 2011

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My second photoshoot with basketball player Rudy Gay is hot of the presses (you can see my first shoot with him here) in the new issue of Dime Magazine. I took these at the basketball courts he played on while growing up in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Most images were taking with a large softbox as […]

Creating A Big Homemade Green Screen… In A Barn For Under $100

Admiring the work on set. Came out just how we need it to.

Recently Nick and I had to film a TV spot in Mississippi on a farm. The client wanted to create a green screen that looked like a propped up movie wall in the middle of a field, while a speaking subject would walk across the screen. We decided to try and make one ourselves with […]

About To Shoot A Dirty Vegas Music Video With This : Red Epic-M

Going over the gear with my 8112 Studios co-founder, Nicholas Cambata

About to start filming a music video with the new Red Epic M. 5k lines of beautiful resolution and up to 18 stops of dynamic range. I am very excited to shoot this music video with this bad boy. It’s going to be 2 days of heavy production, but it will be worth it. Keep […]

Bugatti x 2 : Behind The Scenes Video Of My Crazy Fun Automotive Photoshoot


You may recall my original blog post on this fun supercar photoshoot I did in Florida (if you haven’t seen it you should check it out first). I had the pleasure to be hired to shoot an amazing car collection, which included 2 ultra-rare special Bugatti Veyrons. For example, the silver Bugatti, as you will watch, […]

We Filmed The New Mya And Cedric Gervais Music Video With The Red Camera: Behind The Scenes Video

Myself, John Vallon, and Nicholas Cambata planning out the scene (left to right)

Awhile ago I posted a blog about the release of our new music video “Love Is The Answer” for Ultra Records and artists Mya and Cedric Gervais shot by my film production company, 8112 Studios. It debuted a few months back on the Perez Hilton homepage. Finally, here is the making of the video… video… […]

My Article On The Adorama Learning Center Site : Filming Viral Music Videos On DSLR Cameras

Music video screen grab. My video production company is called 8112 Studios

Around last week, the camera retailer Adorama contacted me to write an article for their Learning Center website. In honor of the upcoming MTV Music Awards, they wanted an article on my experience making music videos with Digital SLR’s. In my article “How I Made A Viral Music Video,” I go through the process of […]

My Blink 182 Alt Press Magazine Covers Revealed And Behind The Scenes Video

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  Alt Press Magazine released my 4 special edition covers from my Los Angeles photoshoot with Blink 182 this week. You can check out Alt Press issue #279 when it goes on sale September 6, 2011. Wait until you see what I shot for the inside of the magazine! I have loved shooting for Alt […]

“Hurry Up And Wait”

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Had a nice surprise this week when I found out this article came out about myself and my production company, 8112 Studios. Had no idea! Thanks Sean! The article: One thing about being a Production Assistant on a film set, whether it is 20, or 200 crew/talent/staff is that there is one thing guaranteed during […]

Fan Of Movie Director Paul Verhoeven? I Know We Are! – Immature Activity Edition


If you are a regular follower of my blog, you will know that I still hang out and work with some of my best friends from Jr. High and College in our production company, 8112 Studios. I recently hired illustrator/animator Jeffrey Olson (link to his website) to create an image of myself, my 8112 Studios co-producer […]

Filming Colorado And Wyoming Adventure – 2nd Half (iPhone Photo Recap)

A tearful goodbye to the rental car. I miss you already. We had some good times, Queen 2.0

Finally, here are some more iPhone photos from the last part of my road trip through Wyoming, Colorado, and South Dakota. Been playing a lot of catch up this week. Last week’s adventure was quite the trip. We put approximately 2300 miles on our Camaro rental car in the span of 7 days. Thats a […]

My Road Trip Through Colorado And Wyoming In A V8 Camaro Droptop – Day 1


Greetings from Durango, Colorado (where I sit as I write this). My business associate, Nicholas Cambata, and I flew in to Colorado today (Sunday). We essentially have the ultimate work road-trip this week. Nicholas and I are driving a droptop V8 Camaro SS across Colorado and Wyoming this week to film 2 fun documentaries for the […]