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October 31st, 2014   |  

TITLEWe shot and edited the new Jessica Jacobs video series showcasing the best affordable eateries in Los Angeles. The show is a fun way to explore LA neighborhoods, meet interesting restaurant owners and employees, learn cooking tips, and laugh with Jessica and her friends. Bon apéttit!

Watch: Son of a BunWurstkücheNoodle BoyTender GreensGuisados

See more restaurants at LA on $20 a Day!

July 21st, 2014   |  
Posted in: News

Lightwave 3D ArticleLightwave 3D interviewed Ghostlight about how we built our full-size walking ED-209 robot costume for Our RoboCop Remake – Scene 9. From computer to cardboard, enjoy this glimpse into our 4-month dance with madness.

Watch our Scene 9! See the entire Our RoboCop Remake! Making-of Photos! More info.

March 3rd, 2014   |  

Our RoboCop Remake - Scene 9ED 209 is unveiled with a glitch. Enjoy our extended standalone scene with new ending!

Part of David Seger‘s Our RoboCop Remake, a crowd-sourced parody of the classic film RoboCop directed by Paul Verhoeven. Dave directed and James was the Director of Photography. Ghostlight built ED 209 as a full-size walking costume replica of the original.

Our scene was a massive undertaking that succeeded because of our amazing all-volunteer cast and crew, whom we thank with all our hearts. Full credits with links on YouTube!

ED 209 construction and on-set photos! Remember Our Footloose Remake?

Press: LightWave, Wired (home page), AnimalScreen Junkies, i09, Gigaom, Three Laws, FastCo.Create, Slate

January 24th, 2014   |  
Posted in: News

Our RoboCop Remake premiereOur full-size ED 209 costume greets visitors at the Downtown Independent lobby for the premiere of Our RoboCop Remake! Meet him in person Sunday January 26th, and stay for the 6pm or 9pm screenings. It’s hilarious and FREE!

More about Our RoboCop Remake – Scene 9!

October 21st, 2013   |  
Posted in: Editing

Berry PickingWe provided post production services for Berry Picking, a short horror comedy about berries that pick back. Dave edited and James did the color correction. The film was shot on the Red Epic, which requires a sophisticated post & grading workflow.

Directed by Matt Wyatt. Starring Hesley Harps and Daniel Acker. Stick around for the end to see Daniel screaming. A lot.

Featured on the Funny or Die homepage! Enjoy and don’t forget to click “Funny!” Share it on Facebook.

April 29th, 2013   |  
Posted in: Cinematography

Empire of the Sun - AliveJames was Director of Photography for the latest music video from international sensation Empire of the Sun! Shot on location in Big Sur and Bryce Canyon with the ocean, a forest, mountains, cliffs, and snow. He also shot the ending to this cool album promo.

Directed by Charles Scott and Alex Theurer. Makeup by Ashley Joy Beck. Produced by Andrew Lee and Josh Tate. Thanks to Luke, Nick, Robyn Buchanan, Todd Kappelt, Ben Rosenblatt, and all of our amazing cast and crew at Kelvin Optical.

BTW, over 20 million views on YouTube. See another music video we worked on.

March 18th, 2013   |  

Trap Door

When it’s beneath you, it has you!

Dave Directed and Edited this short horror comedy written by Daniel Acker and Hesley Harps. James, our Director of Photography, came up with the crazy camera angles and shadows. Ghostlight created the trap door Visual Effects. See more credits on YouTube.

Official Selection at ITSA Film Festival 2013! Also on Vimeo. Watch Outtakes! More stuff with Hesley, Josh, & Daniel!

March 18th, 2013   |  
Posted in: Fun

TRAP DOOR! OuttakesOuttakes from the film TRAP DOOR!

February 11th, 2013   |  
Posted in: Visual Effects

Lucy In The Sky With DiamondWe created the Visual Effects and opening title sequence for this short by Joey Boukadakis, which stars Lou Diamond Phillips and John Patrick Jordan. James was also Executive Producer, Camera Operator, and helped with lighting. Mature content! Enjoy.

See more stuff we did with Joey!

December 5th, 2012   |  

Guys' NightWe worked on this routy short about a girl invading guys’ night. James was the Director of Photography and shot on the Red Epic. We also did a quick VFX shot that induced a spit-take. Enjoy!

Directed by Matt Wyatt. Starring Hesley Harps, Scott Gairdner, Josh Duvendeck, Daniel Kent, Greg Perry, George Basil, & Clint Gage. Written by Hesley Harps & Daniel Acker. Edited by Whitfield Scheidegger.

Full credits on Funny or Die. Also on CollegeHumor.

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