Media Production

Support Godspeed: A Scifi Movie!

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OBLSK has teamed up with an AMAZING film Godspeed: A SciFi Movie! Recently they have launched a campaign to help fund their film and we would love to get your support!

GODSPEED is bringing a new face and a new voice to American science fiction film. This campaign will fund their proof of concept short, which will show investors, distributors (and the world) the next chapter in sci fi film! They committed to expanding the genre of sci-fi and this proof-of-concept short is the first +definitive+ step to making GODSPEED a film. The time is +exactly+ right for GODSPEED--- help us to make this innovative project R-E-A-L!!!!!

DONATE NOW!!!! 

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Sept 2018 - OBLSK Horizons & Review

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Projects in the Works:

Godspeed - 2019

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Godspeed written & directed by Celia Peters; Producers: Artistic Freedom Ltd , Loose Films and Southern Fried Filmworks 2019.

Keep your eyes and ears open for the proof-of-concept sizzle reel for Godspeed, a science fiction film being developed for production in Columbus in 2019. OBLSK has been creating amazing motion graphics for this film and is excited on collaborating with such outstanding talents.  For more information on GodSpeed, just click the link

Franklin Park Conservatory - Dec 2018

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Make sure to mark your calendars to visit the Franklin Park Conservatory for the Conservatory Aglow  festival over the Holiday season.  OBLSK has designed an incredible projection sculpture that will leave you in wonder and amazement! This may be our largest installation yet! We will be sending out more information soon.

Wakka Wakka Productions - Sept through Dec 2018

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Wakka Wakka Productions is back in action with their newest work, Animal R.I.O.T.  This work is a series of live performances that explore animal and human relationships. OBLSK has had the honor to work with Wakka Wakka in capturing the promotional media for this new series. The Wakka Wakka production company is an award winning company based out of Oslo and New York. Their productions are savvy, intelligent, thrilling, and hysterical. Check out their website! You won't be disappointed!

Brain -  March 2019

The Brain is a fascinating mechanism made up of networks upon networks of information that encode and transfer and bring cellular structures to life. OBLSK is designing a sculptural installation that incorporates sound, light, imagery, and biometric data. Using an EEG brain sensor we are looking at how the brain reacts to the sounds and images that are presented before us and how these images and sounds change based on the participants electrical activity of the brain. From a conceptual standpoint we are looking at how technical interfaces are being used to monitor human cognition.  OBLSK will be premiering BRAIN at the Blockfort Columbus March 2019

ZenGenius Training Videos. - Fall 2019

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OBLSK is excited to collaborate with ZenGenius on a series of training videos that teach the basics of visual merchandising. Who wouldn’t want to know 101 ways to fold? These videos are scheduled to release in Fall 2019. ZenGenius is a creative company based out of Columbus, Ohio. They are internationally know for their expertise in visual merchandising and they do everything from event decor to window design.


Reviews:

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Retail Summit - 2018

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OBLSK teamed up with FITCH this year at the Retail Summit to lead a Session on the Science and Art of memory- making.  The Retail Summit is a super interesting conference that brings together the major players in the visual merchandising world to discuss global trends.  OBLSK was honored to collaborate with FITCH, a savvy design firm based out of London, to design a panel discussion that incorporated both fascinating research on memory-making as well as thrilling performances to make the session memorable.  Did it work? The feedback we received was powerful!

Alley Island June 2018

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Alley Island is a super fun, June event, organized by the Blockfort Studios in downtown Columbus. This event brings together art, music, and beer!  OBLSK created and mapped a few fantastic animations. Check out this short video edited by OBLSK Artist, Stacie Sells. We love Alley Islands and can’t wait to direct a performance for next years event!

Ready for 100 Campaign April 2018

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Flowers and Bread is a cafe in the Clintonville neighborhood in Columbus that bakes delicious bread as well as teaches creative classes on flower arranging.  OBLSK teamed up with the Sierra Club and Flowers and Bread to hold one of the Ready for 100 campaign events where we talked to the community about the benefits of going 100% renewable. OBLSK projected on the facade of the Flowers and Bread Cafe. It was an awesome event adorned with Ice Cream from Tillamook!

If you didn’t get a chance to see this awesome Aerial Art project OBLSK worked on with the Sierra Club Ready for 100 team, here is a chance to take a look.  OBLSK believes in renewable energy and thinks that all people should have access to clean energy. Also we were featured on ABC News Channel 6 . Video edited by Stacie Sells


 

Digital Marketing:

JMKW Development -

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We just redesigned the JMKW Development website.  Check out the clean cool aesthetic of the interface and simple and easy navigation.  OBLSK is seamlessly flushing out SEO through our entire digital marketing strategies, starting with a well designed, effective website.  JMKW Development is a super cool Development company in El Paso Texas. We are ecstatic to be part of their continued progress and prosperity.  To find more about JMKW Development please visit www.JMKWDevelopment.com

Kate Spacek -

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Check out this cool website OBLSK designed with a more artistic flair. Kate Spacek is an international social artist that creates community projects to activate social movement.  To check out more of her work please visit www.katespacek.com

Windchimes -

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We LOVE Windchimes and are super excited to see its online expansion and prosperity.  Look at this super cool Gif created by Stacie Sells that is just one section of this awesome marketing story.

Our Digital Marketing sector is expanding! We just acquired three new amazing clients: Tropical Smoothie Cafe in San Antonio and Rising River Cattle Company from Lima, Ohio!  We will be showing more on these clients soon as we start to develop the content.

Introducing our newest team Members:

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Annie Kuhn - Annie is a designer, filmmaker, and graphic artist.  With a BFA from Columbus College of Art & Design in Film and Video, her specialty is in media and graphics. She uses these elements as her creative tools for social media, branding, and creative story telling. Part time data analytic specialist and part time production artist, her curiosity to see how a project can be pushed to the next level is what drives her creative passion.

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Mehmet Ozturk - is a creative analyst who focuses on trends and statistics behind social media presence and SEO. With a background in Finance, he combines his passion for numbers and statistics with his love for the creative arts. His keen attention to detail and knack for unraveling new social media platforms makes him quick to understand the back-end of social media attention. Versed in website creation, design, and data analytics, he is able to gather all of the information and create new strategies and input for himself and for the rest of the OBLSK team. 

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Lisa Woodward- Ms. Woodward was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio as a Modern Dancer. She is a proud mother of 3 and a true Jack-Of-All-Trades. After relocating to New York City in 1999 she worked in fashion and was introduced and  fell in love with supporting as a Personal Assistant. Since then her client task list  includes Bookkeeping, Office Administration, Event & Travel planning, Project Management, Research, Sales, International Manufacturing/Importing & Sourcing Management and Property Management.

OBLSK Horizons

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Wow! 2017 has been an incredible year.  From projects like the RainCloud, a glowing helium balloon at the Independent’s Day festival to Entangled, the projection installation at the Highball Halloween.  On the branding development/media production side of things we have built an amazing client base of artists, producers, doctors, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits.  We have broadened our horizons with international clients, created identities for start up business’ and have created enormous leaps in building SEO optimization for all of our social media accounts.

And we are LOVING how 2018 is already shaping up!

We are EXPANDING!  Please spread the word.  We love collaborating with our clients to create incredible stories through media production, web design,  online marketing strategies and projection mapping.  We also have the goal to design and install 5 MIND BLOWING art installations, one on international soil and another in another fantastic city outside of Columbus.

We are truly dedicated.

BRAIN: 

 
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Brain is the next sculpture installation (the first one being Vessels) in the Invasive Native Art series which uses biometric data to activate the sculpture through movement, light, or sound.  

You might have seen some of our meetings on Facebook Live. If not be sure to keep a lookout on (most) Wednesdays at 6pm where we come together to brainstorm concepts, research, discuss materials, design the installation, and process.  There is always laughter and amazing insights. We are always looking for other viewpoints and new development so, if ever these meeting strike a cord send us a Facebook Message!

 
 

Client Profiles:

Sierra Club Ready for 100 Campaign

OBLSK had the honor of producing the Ready for 100 Campaign.  

 

The Ready for 100 Columbus campaign is run out of our local Sierra Club chapter with the goal of getting Columbus to commit to powering itself with 100% renewable energy by 2050. We know that the best way to save money, increase our city’s competitive edge, and ensure the best future for our kids is to harness the readily available energy around us rather than continuing to ship in coal, oil, and gas that pollute our air and decrease our standard of living.

 

Working with the Ready for 100 Campaign has been an awesome adventure so far.  We got to hang out with the Minster Village Administrator, Don Harrod and explore the Minster Solar Array as well as connect with Design Energy Group. We got to chill at the top of the Chase building in the GCAC office and watch the movement of Columbus unfold below. We also got to talk with sector heads of the Ready for 100 Campaign team and highlight their own personal endeavors in the support of the Ready for 100 Campaign.

 

This is the beginning of a wonderful relationship and we can’t wait to share with you our adventures as we meet the people and document the movement that will change Columbus to be the forefront in renewable energy.  


Our next adventure will be to explore Branch Out Columbus!

 
 

O’Willerker’s Cafe and Market is a destination for great conversation and a delicious bite to eat.  The homespun soups and sandwiches are made with high quality ingredients and the fresh baked pastries are guaranteed to bring a smile.  O’Willerker’s serves quality brands such as Stauf’s Coffee, Velvet Ice Cream and Panera’s Bagels and they have a full coffee menu.  

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Meet Teresa Lammers the owner of O'Willerker's Cafe.  You will see her friendly face on most days as she concocts the daily menu or you will she her smile as she brings out the fresh pastries from the kitchen.  She has a true sense of community and has created O'Willerker's as a gathering place for the citizens of Logan as well as the national and international tourists that come to visit Hocking Hills and the surrounding areas. O'Willerker's was established in 2017.

 

JMKW Development

 

JMKW Development is an awesome construction company based out of El Paso, Texas.  They are a nationwide construction company based in the Greater El Paso area, and have  a team of highly skilled tradesmen, entrepreneurs, builders, designers, and civil engineers.  JMKW Development works with business owners that are looking for commercial construction and industrial development, focusing on franchise build outs, sustainable building practices, and innovative design and build ideas for business’.  

OBLSK works hand in hand to develop the marketing strategy that connects their mission to potential clients and to the public.  You can see our work here

 
 

Windchimes Chinese is one of our favorite Restaurants.  OBLSK has been working diligently on creating an awesome branding strategy and raising their SEO rankings. Almost 49,000 people found them on Google in the month of January. This is 36,000 more than last year.  Our strategies both inside and out are working!

Here is an example of a Windchimes post that reached 3,000 people

 

And of course Lenny the Rooster! Check out the Holiday Video starring Lenny Clause.  It is sure to make you smile

 
 

Finally be on the lookout for the website we are designing for our newest client Artist and Producer Kate Spacek.  

 
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It’s going to work wonders!

OBLSK Review: Floating Clouds, Shapeshifting Mannequins,and Ninja Roosters

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Retail Summit: Mannequin Mapping: August 9th and 10th

OBLSK was delighted to present the Mannequin Mapping project at the Retail Summit Convention in Columbus, Ohio. The Retail Summit is an awesome convention that brings together brilliant retailers, entrepreneurs, designers, and innovators.  Plus it creates a space to talk about the economics of our city and how we can create an abundant city that is thoughtful and progressive in its initiatives. The Mannequin Mapping project is designed for merchants to showcase their designs and products utilizing projection through a controllable app. HUGE Thanks to ZenGenius for supporting the dream and lending the mannequins, and for the Retail Summit for giving us the opportunity to present.

Participating OBLSK Artists were Pelham Johnston,  Maxwell McEvoy, Marque Reavely, and eve Warnock

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Independent's Day Festival: RainCloud: Sept. 16th and 17th

Independent's Day is an awesome festival made up of Artists, Musicians, and Local Business.  It is truly one of my favorite festivals with its raw integrity and gritty perseverance as well as its brilliant display of the Arts, Music, and local Community.  OBLSK presented the Raincloud a massive interactive glowing Cloud Balloon that incorporated Performance, Sound, Interactivity, Dance, Light, and Community. The H2OHIO water panel was a great success as we discussed the state of Ohio's Fresh water on a global scale with water experts. In the evening, Pilgrim Heidi with OpenHeartCreatures performed Empathy Eyeball while the RainCloud stormed. Participating OBLSK Artists were Pelham Johnston, Maxwell McEvoy, Marque Reavely, Stacie Sells-Vanscoder, and eve Warnock.  

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HighBall Halloween: Entangled: October 20th and 21st

OBLSK was commissioned by the Short North Alliance to create Entangled an immersive projection Installation for HighBall Halloween 2017.  This incredible installation mesmerized and fascinated the party goers. We were/are super excited about the concepts and the creative interlacing of media, architectural design, interactivity, and performance. 

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Entangled would not have been possible without the support from Friends and Family.  Special thanks goes out to Sarah Iles Johnston, Eric Warnock, Ben Warnock, and Kaleb Warnock for their support.

Participating OBLSK Artists Pelham Johnston, Maxwell McEvoy, Stacie Sells-Vanscoder, and eve Warnock

Windchimes Chinese Restaurant:  Website Design, Social Media Madness, and Lenny, the Ninja Rooster.

Windchimes Chinese in an incredible Chinese restaurant in the Dublin, Area and one of our first clients.  Check out this savvy website that we designed for them.  OBLSK is responsible for the cool media, the enticing photos, and the awesome blog content.  If your are interested in food health facts, enchanting travel excursions, and awesome recipes you should definitely follow Windchimes Blog.   

Be sure not to miss Lenny the rooster. Have you met him?  OBLSK loves to create unique marketing ideas that bring humor and satire to make you laugh.  Check out this new video that we made for the Windchimes Chinese Restaurant.  We LOVE Windchimes!  If you have not eaten there, Its a must. The new curry dishes are Delish!

Wakka Wakka Theater: Made in China Teaser

Wakka Wakka production is one of the most innovative, progressive puppet theater companies around.  They are true storytellers and their craft in puppet making and maneuvering is unbelievable.  They create everything from the content, to the music, to the choreograph, to the stage set and design.  If you get a chance to see a Wakka Wakka productions...DO IT! It is a lifetime experience to witness such expertise and craft in the world of puppets.  Hmmm lets see what did the New York times say "these people may be geniuses..."  and that's just the beginning.

OBLSK was honored to create a teaser for their Made in China production Norway tour 2018.  Take a look, and decide for yourself!

 

ZenGenius GlitterDone Campaign Video

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We had a pleasant surprise when we walked into the ZenGenius headquarters and saw the GlitterDone Video that OBLSK produced up on the Big Screen in the Lobby.  Look at how vibrant it it is! and the beautiful shot design by Pelham Johnston is calming and soothing.  The GlitterDone Campaign promotes keeping our earth clean from litter and trash.  Simple actions by individuals, like picking up litter, have huge impacts if we all work together.

JMKW Development: Website and Social Media

Take a gander at the news feed that we have created for JMKW Development Construction Company an Industrial Developer based out of El Paso Construction.  OBLSK collaborated in designing the Web Site and generates the Marketing Strategies. We handle the Social Media Management and produce the Media Content.  We would love thoughts and Feedback on what areas are super interesting, and what areas are so so. Plus if you have any ideas in possible directions or applications... we are all ears!

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O'Willerkers Cafe and Market

Keep your Eyes open for our newest client O'Willerkers Cafe in Logan, Ohio that serves homemade Ohio meals and pastries.  It's a wonderful gathering place for the Ohio local or the traveler exploring the beautiful southern Ohio landscape. OBLSK is designing the Logo, and web site, as well as producing the media to give this cafe a powerful yet humble online presence. 

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It's On: The OBLSK Horizon.

 

OBLSK has been way busy in the last two months working with amazing clients and producing spectacular media and marketing.  We are really excited about these upcoming Summer months as we have a few sculptural projection installations that will seriously blow the top off any steamy kettle. Be sure to keep a look out to the OBLSK horizon and we will award you with eye candy as well as interesting dialogue material.

RAINCLOUD: SCULPTURAL INSTALLATION: INDEPENDENT'S DAY

This Summer OBLSK is engineering an interactive glowing RainCloud for the Independent's Day Festival this September 16th-17th.  This Sculpture will be one of our largest endeavors involving Helium, Cotton Candy,  Wetlands, Rain dances, Thunderstorms, Petrichor, Performances, and Water Workshops.  Keep tuned! we will be updating often!  For more info on the Raincloud project visit.

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If you are interested in being a part of this project please contact us.  Or attend the next meeting on June 28th from 5:30-6:30pm at the Main Library Conference rm. 2A

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CHROMEDGE: PROJECTION MAPPING

For the May Franklinton Friday, OBLSK tested out a new projector by projection mapping onto the Chromedge studios in Franklinton.  We had a blast creating textures, optical illusions, and color landscapes that illuminated the evening for the public's pleasure.  Thank you Chromedge for being an awesome host!

HMS HOST: STOP MOTION ANIMATION: WEBINAR SERIES

OBLSK was invited in May to travel to Sloatsburg, New York.  (yes that's correct, there is a city called Sloatsburg) to work with ZenGenius gurus Justin Kornicki and Addie Addison in producing a Webinar Series for  HMS Host.  This series has been a blast to make as it has all been done with stop motion animation and a few five-fingered characters!

WAKKA WAKKA DOCUMENTARY

Wakka Wakka Productions is an amazing theater production company based out of New York city and Oslo, Norway.  They just recently produced a an Off-Broadway puppet theater production in New York City called Made In China which received incredible reviews from the New York Times.  OBLSK has been hired to create a short documentary on the Wakka Wakka Production Company.  Keep your ears and eyes tuned for the premiere!  (scheduled for mid-July)

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ZENGENIUS: MEDIA PRODUCTION AND OTHER AWESOMENESS

ZenGenius is an international visual merchandising/events company based out of Columbus, Ohio. Their work has received numerous awards including the Wow award for their work at the Connie Hilton event, OBLSK produced this award winning video!  Check out this cool company and the amazing work that they do!

JMKW DEVELOPMENT: SOCIAL MEDIA MADNESS

JMKW Development is a construction company based out of El Paso, Texas.  They specialize in commercial construction and industrial development.  They are finding a niche in sustainable building practices (YES!) and OBLSK has been hired to create their image.   OBLSK Team member and web designer Marque Reavely designed their website and OBLSK also writes the informative and inspiring articles for their "News" Section (that's our unbiased opinion, ha ha!).  This new company is authentic and talented.