A film showcasing the emotions and sacrifices community athletes make to achieve seemingly impossible goals. Made in collaboration with lululemon and featuring Junel Malapad's 7-day, 490km run across Manitoba
Virtual production has gained a ton of traction in recent years, but is it here to stay? In this video, we answer the question on everyone's mind - is virtual production the next tech bubble?
Clear Lake Country - Shop Local: a COVID recovery campaign designed to invite folks back to explore their favourite destination and reacquaint themselves with the people who make this place so special.
We love the idea of innovating the mundane commercial video. Although the underlying context of this campaign was geared towards lung health; Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin came to CoPilot with the goal of disrupting the normal infomercial style. They trusted our creative vision and let us structure this production around the land -- focussed heavily in northern Canada.
GrydPark is changing the way people park by partnering with property owners to make under-utilized parking spaces available to drivers like you and me.
From its humble beginnings with Alan Turing's paper, "Can Machines Think" in 1951, to the rise of ChatGPT today in 2023, Artificial Intelligence has rapidly evolved over its 72 year history. We've taught A.I. to speak like us, beat Chess grand masters like Gary Kasparov, and even create generated art! This video is an overview of how we got here, and where advancements in A.I. are going next
Hometown Gym meets Nike. This brand film was created to showcase The Community - a Hometown Gym that opened up in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. Among all the concrete buildings, this gym builds concrete beings. Our editors made sure we cohesively showcased this gym's diverse array of classes + workouts in the most hype way possible. Check em out.
Introducing IMAGINE, a CoPilot Original short film. Using ICVFX, Unreal Engine, and an LED Sound Stage our teams worked with the teams at Pinewood Studios in Toronto to showcase the power of Virtual Production for immersive visual storytelling.
"Explore Like Never Before" was part of COVID-19 recovery campaign created for Clear Lake Country, Riding Mountain National Park, + Travel Manitoba. The strategy behind this campaign, was to create a COVID-19 campaign, without ever mentioning or referencing the pandemic -- only mildly alluding to it. At the time of its release, this was a disruptive video in terms of the style. The struggle we had to overcome was filming this commercial during the pandemic, making sure we had a small crew and followed all COVID-19 guidelines.
As part of the original post-COVID-19 campaign in Manitoba, this video strategically focused on the beauty of "space" while utilizing the metaphor of the great outdoors to do your social distancing. This production was shot on-site at Riding Mountain National Park with a small crew, embracing the natural light and beauty as it's backdrop.
Following the summer and fall campaigns highlighting everything Clear Lake Country has to offer the local explorer, this winter campaign concludes a trilogy of fun in our own backyard.
The team at CoPilot travelled all the way to the UK to visit our friends at Mo-Sys. During our time, we got to experience the Mo-Sys Academy and learn all things cutting-edge virtual production!
The goal of this production was to create an escape room teaser like no other. Something cinematic with a driving narrative that made you feel like you were about to walk into a horror movie. This film is screened to ever person who enters the escape room and chooses their fate in... Buried Alive. https://killernoobescapes.com/
Part of Travel Manitoba's - Destination Spotlight videos. This production was centred in Riding Mountain National Park in Winter, with the focus of highlighting the winter activities in a unique and adventurous way.
New to the town of Churchill, Custom Helicopters hadn't offered sunset tours before. After a few meetings, they were on-board with the idea to showcase Churchill's natural beauty in the height of summer. Following the release of this video, their sunset tour slot booked up for the rest of the year. http://www.customheli.com
Part of a series in collaboration with Travel Manitoba, this was a Destination Spotlight for Thompson, and surrounding areas. Created to showcase the undeniable beauty that inhabits the northern region of the province. This film was created over a period of 10 days, travelling by car through more than 15 different cities, towns and destinations.
A collaboration of VOAK Sportswear and the NHL Jets own Josh Morrissey - brought together by the Dream Factory
What is pixel pitch and why does it matter while filming virtual production on LED walls? We breakdown the different sizes of pixel pitch, how it's used, and how it effects film and tv productions.
Prior to this video, Great White Bear Tours had never created video content before. In collaboration with Travel Manitoba, CoPilot was able to make this happen. Our team spent three full days on-board their polar rover vehicles, interacting with polar bears and other remarkable animals. This project was truly one for the books. https://www.greatwhitebeartours.com