Black Media

Video Mapping onto dunes in the Namibian desert

Video Mapping onto dunes in the Namibian desert

Black Media was given the opportunity by Mercedes Benz/ Freightliner to project the story of the world’s oldest desert and Freightliner, a famous American truck brand, onto an ever-shifting dune in Namibia. Projection Mapping was used to incorporate the facade of the dune into the story itself, which was scripted and animated in under two months of pre-production. The ‘Sand-Man’, famous South African actor Patrick […]

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Olmeca strikes big hits with Facebook Videos

Olmeca strikes big hits with Facebook Videos

Our favorite digital agency, Hello Computer, approached us to produce new online videos for the “Switch ON the Night” campaign with Olmeca Tequila. The concept was simple, take the consumer on a journey through a major musical event, through the eyes of one of the local Artists performing at the event. The videos were produced and uploaded to the international Facebook Fan Page of Olmeca […]

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Blackpool, England – Event Video – IFS 2015

Blackpool, England – Event Video – IFS 2015

Sometimes it is good to go back to your roots as a filmer. We come from live event video production, with quick turn around times, placing event’s highlights onto screens while the event is still on. Camera ops who deliver under pressure, fast editors and the right gear are all essentials. Every year we attend the International Fitness Showcase in Blackpool, UK. The event spans […]

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Virgin Active UK – The Grid Online Videos

Virgin Active UK – The Grid Online Videos

We are very proud of our latest production for, Virgin Active UK. Asked to conceptualise and produce a short and powerful video for each of the four, The Grid, classes, that would give the viewer the same feeling emotions of actually being in the classes. Director, Kai Linder, scripted and designed the look and feel in conjunction with Tim Carter, from Virgin Active UK and […]

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South Africa’s first interactive Building Projection

South Africa’s first interactive Building Projection

Black Media developed an Augmented Reality activation where a person from the public could punch a punching ball and however hard they punched, various parts of the building fell down and rebuilt, reflecting the brands strap line; “Repairs & Protects” We mapped the building and rebuilt it in 3d animation brick by brick then coded it into the Augmented reality interface with the result that […]

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The importance of online Video to your Business

The importance of online Video to your Business

In the new world of Social Media driven lifestyle there is one tool that is more powerful in getting your Brand’s message across than any other. That tool is video. Modern TVC advertising has become very expensive. With an average budget of well over 2 Million Rand on production, before placement fees on channels, it has become very expensive to advertise on Television. With viewership […]

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