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  • Inside Joke

    Austin's hottest new festival, the Moontower Comedy Fest, debuted in April, and Picturebox produced a series of shows highlighting the best of the event. Each episode features interviews, daily updates, and original sketches from hosts John Merriman and Kerri Lendo.

    • Online Comedy Show
    • 2012 Moontower Comedy Fest
    Web Series
    Inside Joke @ the Moontower Comedy Fest
  • Better This World

    Picturebox co-produced the award-winning feature documentaru Better This World with Loteria Films. The film had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival in March of 2011, and has since gone on to win numerous accolades, including Best Documentary at the 2011 IFP Gotham Awards and Best Documentary at the 2012 WGA Awards.

    • Winner - Best Documentary
    • 2011 IFP Gotham / 2012 WGA
    Award-winning Doc.
    Better This World - the award-winning documentary
  • The Studio @ Picturebox

    The Picturebox studio features 1,400 (39'x36') square feet of shooting space with 140 dedicated amps of power. We have a permanent cyc wall — 20 feet wide and 11 feet tall — that can be painted black, white, chroma key green or, with enough notice, any color you require. There is a separate green room for makeup and wardrobe, and we offer light and grip packages to handle all your studio shooting needs.

    • 1,400 square feet
    • 20' X 11' cycwall
    Shoot first
    the studio @ picturebox
  • New Toy in the Box

    Picturebox is one of the first places in town to use the new Sony FS100 digital camera. We could bore you with technical blahblahblah about CMOS sensors and E-Mount lenses, but you'd be better off just looking at the pretty pictures shot by cinematographer David Layton at local boutique nursery Big Red Sun.

    • CLIENT: Picturebox
    • AGENCY: Picturebox
    Big image, little package
    new Sony FS100 camera
  • Obama en español

    During the 2008 presidential campaign, targeting hispanic voters was a key strategy for Barack Obama. These are a few of the fifteen ads Picturebox produced for the campaign that focused on this important constituency.

    • CLIENT: Obama for America
    • AGENCY: MBA/MAP
    Si podemos
    Si podemos
  • Protecting Nature

    Picturebox produced this fundraising video for The Nature Conservancy, raising awareness of the precarious state of natural resources in Texas, and highlighting The Nature Conservancy's efforts to save and protect those resources

    • CLIENT:Nature Conservancy
    • AGENCY: MBA
    All natural
    Environmental Advocacy
 
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A Journalist Continues His Work
March 6, 2012 Posted by: David

Last summer I took our brand new camera (the Sony FS100) to Ocean Grove, New Jersey and shot some footage of my father talking about the volunteer reporting he does for a local blog. I had outfitted the camera with a bunch of Zacuto components — a first for me — and I needed an excuse to get comfortable with the new rig before starting on a new feature documentary project (Sam Douglas’s new ‘Land Art’ doc). We spent a few leisurely days just walking around town, shooting video and talking about his career in journalism and the pro bono writing and reporting he does now. I really enjoyed hearing about all that, and I find as I watch this footage that I’m very proud of my father and what he stands for.

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Storytellers with a documentary bent.

Our idea of fun? Telling stories that fascinate. We are filmmakers with a passion for putting together compelling narratives, and we have a great time doing it. Whether it’s a last-minute road trip to shoot an interview or late nights in the edit suite to meet a deadline (fueled by East Side Pies and Rio Blanco Pale Ale), we delight in sweating every creative detail and clearing each technical hurdle. Great nonfiction storytelling thrives at Picturebox. Come let us tell your story.

 
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