January 2019

2018: A Year of Festivals

confetti and balloons rain on a crowd of ecstatic concert viewers holding up cell phones

(Photo by Don Idio)

The best part about our job is being able to capture real life moments for people to look back and remember forever. This year flew by sooner than we could imagine. We had the honor of representing some of the top brands in the music industry as well as filming some of Chicago’s most iconic music events this past year. Here is a look back at our last year’s festival lineup!

Spring Awakening | June 8th-10th

Music Festival

a team of playful videographers in black clothes pose for a selfie in a grass field

We teamed up with our friends at EyeWax Films to help them film the official Spring Awakening 2018 aftermovie. Spring Awakening is an annual three-day electronic music festival in Chicago, Illinois. Keep an eye out for the recap video coming out soon.

Taste of Randolph | June 15th-17th

Street Festival

a sea of people in a urban opening in front of a steel stage

(Photo by Aaron Bradley)

This continuing collaboration was the first of many with our client, Silver Wrapper and Star Events. The Taste of Randolph is a three-day summer festival in the streets of Chicago centered on music, arts and delicious food featuring over 18 restaurants. Watch our 2018 recap here.

Mamby on the Beach | June 23rd-24th

Music Festival

a team of videographers in black clothes pose for a photo on a beach in front of a large colorful mamby installment

Mamby On The Beach is Chicago’s only two-day beachside summer music festival, that yields a majestic experience unlike anything else in the city. Our crew teamed up with React Presents to help produce the 2018 official aftermovie. Keep an eye out for the video release coming soon!

Volleywood | July 14th

Beach Festival

a team of videographers in black clothes pose for a photo on a beach in front of a crowd

Volleywood is the Midwest's largest Beach Volleyball tournament and party hosted by our friends at Chicago Sport and Social Club. We have been filming this event for the past two years and continue to love it every year. Check out our 2018 recap here.

The Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash Festival | August 19th

Music Festival

a team of videographers in black clothes pose for a photo on a stage with a hazy atmosphere

A hip-hop experiential one-day music festival held at Douglas Park in Chicago. Curated by Cole Bennett, founder of Lyrical Lemonade and Berto Solorio of SPKRBX Presents. We had the honor in filming the very first aftermovie for this event. Watch our 2018 recap here.

Light Side of the Moon | August 25th

Healing Arts Festival

a large group of excited women pose for a picture in a large grass feild

Light Side of the Moon is a one-day festival with 32 presenters, 31 workshops, 10 healing tents and 9 workshop sites with intentions to gather with all who identify as women in a way that is significant to them to join in celebration of the Divine Feminine. We had the privilege to sit in and capture the divine bliss from this magical day. Look out for our recap video coming soon.

North Coast Music Festival | August 31st - September 2nd

Music Festival

a young team of videographers with black shirts pose for a picture in front of a backdrop in a park at a festival

North Coast Music Festival is a three-day music and arts festival featuring folk, rock, hip hop, DJ's and wide variety of performance and installation artists held annually over Labor Day weekend in Chicago at Union Park. This was our second year capturing the official after movie. Look out for our recap video coming soon.

Dirtybird BBQ Birdhouse Festival | September 8th

Street Festival

a crowd of people gather in front of a steel structure stage on a gloomy day in an urban park with a cityscape background

(Photo by Aaron Bradley)

Our friends at Silver Wrapper invited us out to capture the first ever Dirtybird Presents festival in the Chicago streets featuring artist Claude VonStroke, Gene Ferris and Will Clarke.

All Day I Dream | September 15th

Beach Festival

magenta balls and purple streamers strung above a crowd of young people near a bamboo stage

We teamed up with React Presents and All Day I Dream to capture the recap video from this one-day beach festival featuring Lee Burridge and friends. Watch the video here.

Jawbreaker Festival | October 27th-28th

Music Festival

orange and yellow light rays beam from a dj's stage over a crowd of people

We teamed up with Jawbreaker Fest to produce the first official aftermovie featuring artist such as Odesza, Zedd, Louis the Child and RL Grime. This two-day music festival took place over Halloween in Milwaukee at the Wisconsin Center. Watch our recap video here.

Radiance Music Festival | December 31st

Music Festival

group of young adults in a warehouse with blue and gold confetti scatter across the floor

The fun doesn’t stop yet. We rang in the New Year capturing the very first Radiance NYE festival in Milwaukee, WI. Featuring artist such as Zeds Dead, Excision, Bear Grillz and Whipped Cream. Look out for our recap video coming soon.

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