Posts Categorized: Mark Wagoner

Case Study: Eastern Music Festival

Each summer, the Eastern Music Festival brings students from around the world to Greensboro to study with outstanding professional musicians in classical music. In addition to classical performances, EMF offers events in a variety of musical styles, through EMF Fringe, Jazz & Blues and Kids programs. As the Eastern Music Festival celebrates its 50th anniversary… Read more »

Christmas Magic… behind the scenes

In the beginning, there was an idea. Mark had an idea for a scene of an enchanted forest, perhaps at dusk or in the evening. Over the course of several months, three days of shooting, 720 still photographs, and 500 snowflakes, this idea developed in to “Christmas Magic,” a stop-action animated short that we are… Read more »

Letters to Santa… behind the scenes

“Letters to Santa” includes footage shot for a series of commercials with our friends at G-Force Marketing. Mark wanted the results to show “classically beautiful lighting and camera movement” to give it a traditional, yet timeless, feel. He re-cut the footage to showcase the results into this short film, which can be viewed on our… Read more »

MWP wins the Greensboro 48 Hour Film Project

Mark Wagoner Productions and Monkeywhale Productions teamed up to produce a short film titled “The Adventures of Martin Dockery, Horologist” under the MWP Collaborative moniker, for the 48 Hour Film Project. This is the third project for MWP this year. In addition to winning best film, we won best costumes, best acting, best graphics (this… Read more »

Go Far 5K

On Saturday we started production on a short documentary film about GO FAR (Go Out For A Run!). With perfect weather after days of steady rain, it was a great day for watching 1,000 people run a 5K many for the first time. We had a crew of 4 people, Maciek Krzysztoforski on stills, Zack… Read more »

Watcher, a short film shot with Pinhole Video

This short is the outcome of something I have been thinking about for a few months, video shot with a pinhole lens. Well, as you may know there is in fact no lens creating the image, just a very small hole made with a pin. Pinhole image creation is very old and started with the… Read more »

Going Green

We have made a commitment for Mark Wagoner Productions to go green. Yes we are painting our cyc wall “green-screen” green. It will give us 17′w, 14′h, 12′d, of flat Rosco green paint. This is the “official” green color so it should key out nicely. We will have it ready at all times with only… Read more »

48 Hour Film Production, “Dance Again”

This past weekend we produced a film for the 48 Hour Film Project titled “Dance Again”. It is about the stress of the mundane items of life and how chocolate cake makes it all better. We had a shoot of only eight hours, followed by twenty-five hours of editing. We had a great crew headed… Read more »