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redbull.com/surfing

Juzzy & Sej have just returned from Hawaii where they have been creating content for Red Bull Surfing around the Volcom Pipe Pro surfing competition. This post show-cases the competition content pieces the guys created. With access to the Volcom archive library and team camera operators, Knack crafted the Red Bull stories to show case an in depth look into themes around the infamous break and true to the roots competition.

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redbull.com/surfing

Juzzy & Sej have just returned from Hawaii where they have been creating content for Red Bull Surfing around the Volcom Pipe Pro surfing competition. This post show-cases the lifestyle content pieces the guys created. With access to the Volcom archive library and team camera operators, Knack crafted the Red Bull stories to show case an in depth look into themes around the infamous break and true to the roots competition.

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Knack Studios | 2013 SHOWREEL

Wow, 2013 was yet again another big year for the guys at Knack Studios. We were grateful to work on some amazing projects with fantastic brands in some killer locations. Our latest showreel showcases the work. Highlights include the Peroni Films showcasing beach lifestyle in both Italy and Australia in collaboration with Aquabumps, the ‘Nike Block Series’ filmed through France and Spain, projects with professional skateboarder and TV host Corbin Harris, Australian professional skier Russ Henshaw and a sneaky glimpse or pro surfer Taj Burrow at Bondi, Optus & Lost at E Minor series titled ‘My Creative World’, Miss Australia – Erin Holland for Vie Active, The Delta Riggs working on a new album, Chipiron Surfboards promo film, Land Rover surf trip to the Quiksilver pro with Aquabumps and MANY MORE…..

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My Creative World EP.02

In partnership with Optus, we present the second in a three part Lost At E Minor video series produced by Knack Studios. In the series we showcase some young, handpicked Australian creatives, doing inspirational things within their chosen fields. We follow them through a typical day in their life, capturing magical moments of artistic expression and getting an inside perspective on what inspires and motivates them. [Watch the first video in the series here]

Episode Two features Sydney-based textile artist, Victoria Garcia, who creates world-class artwork featuring vibrant colours and bold patterns. She makes her digital textile print designs for both local and international clients, including Ginger and Smart, Peter Alexander, Lisa Ho, Marnie Skillings and Karen Walker. In 2011, she was awarded the Sir William Dobell Foundation Award for Drawing for the multi-disciplinary installation ‘SURROCODELIA’.

KNACK STUDIOS
Director – Justin Barnwell
Producer – Briony Luschwitz
DOP / Camera Operator – Rob Norman
Camera Operator – Justin Barnwell
Editor – Justin Barnwell
Colour Grade – Justin Barnwell
Sound Designer: Craig Beck

LOST AT E MINOR
Managing Director – Zac Zavos
Co-founder/Publisher – Zolton Zavos
Digital Sales Manager – Phillip Mahony

MUSIC
‘Lymbyc Systym’
Prairie School

‘Box of Magic’
Daniel Pemberton

 

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My Creative World EP.01

In partnership with Optus, and working for Lost at E Minor, Knack Studios has been creating a three part video series that puts the spotlight on some young, handpicked Australian creatives, doing inspirational things within their chosen fields.

Episode One features Lost At E Minor’s 17 year-old Australian Contributing Editor, Cormack O’Connor, who got his start writing for the Newcastle scene, before gravitating towards music journalism. Having both skills in writing and photography has led Cormack to work with and for some big names, including Alt-J, Flume and more, and having his work being published everywhere from ACCLAIM Magazine to World’s Only Zine – and Lost At E Minor!

KNACK STUDIOS
Director – Justin Barnwell
Producer – Briony Luschwitz
DOP / Camera Operator – Justin Barnwell
Camera Operator – Andy Lloyd
Editor – Justin Barnwell
Colour Grade – Justin Barnwell
Sound Designer: Matt Brown

LOST AT E MINOR
Managing Director – Zac Zavos
Co-founder/Publisher – Zolton Zavos
Digital Sales Manager – Phillip Mahony

MUSIC
‘Chemistry’
Hey Lady

‘Yamanote Line’
Paper Scissors

 

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The ‘Beach Blog’ Book

The Beach Blog Video from Aquabumps on Vimeo.

We recently created this video for Aquabumps to promote and showcase Eugene’s new book ‘The Beach Blog’ – Telling the story of how and why it came together and showing off some of the detailing of the book such as the lenticular printing on the cover, the matt black finish and hard cover slip that the book fits neatly into. You really should get yourself a copy as it is a beautiful book and we hope this video helps show it off.

 

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Havaianas | Aquabumps Collaboration

Knack studios created 4 films to document the Havaianas collaboration with beach photography institution Aquabumps.

The featured print on the Havaianas pair by Aquabumps ‘The Caribbean Look’ captures a busy summer’s day, on Australia’s iconic Bondi Beach. A tribute to our picture-perfect coast, it details bathers dotted along Bondi’s sandy shores and crustal blue water. To showcase how this shot was created we followed photographer Eugene Tan up above the iconic Sydney coastline and showcase how he photographs the beaches from above.

The story behind the collaboration was executed in 4 videos and shared across multi digital platforms including Youtube, Facebook and Instagram.

KNACK STUDIOS
Director / Producer – Justin Barnwell
DOP / Camera Operator – Robert Norman
Camera Operator – Andy Lloyd
Editor – Justin Barnwell
Animator/Motion Graphics- Justin Barnwell
Colour Grade – Justin Barnwell
Sound Designer: Craig Beck

HAVAIANAS
Brand Director – Elke Munroe
Brand Activations Manager – Kelly Schaffer
Marketing Manager – Emma Kowaleczko

MUSIC
‘CONSTRUCTION’
BRADLEY DYMOND SANCHEZ

‘GWAVA JAM’
DEAQUINO JR ROCHE

‘HAVAIANAS’
Custom composition by KENICHI WOLFGANG

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VIE ACTIVE

Vie Active is a premium Australian activewear brand, designed in Bondi and made using a premium Australian product: superfine Australian Merino Wool – the ultimate performance fabric. Knack Studios recently created two films for the exciting new brand. From Bale to Bondi follows Miss World – Australia , Erin Holland on a journey from the farm where the products fabrics are sourced to the beach, where the product is designed and put to the test. The 2nd Video for the brand titles ‘Unleash the athlete within, focuses on the technical capabilities of the products and how this exciting new fitness brand inspires and empowers women to live a fit and active lifestyle.

Knack Studios
Director / Producer – Justin Barnwell
DOP / Camera Operator – Robert Norman
Camera Operator – Andy Lloyd
Editor – Justin Barnwell
Animator/Motion Graphics- Andy Lloyd
Colour Grade – Justin Barnwell
Sound Designer: Matt Brown/Craig Beck

Vie Active
Creative Director/Co Founder – Noa Ries
Co Founder – Bryan Ries
Global Category Manager – Australian Wool – Lars Ulvesund

MUSIC
From Bale to Bondi
You and Me (Instrumental)
Aaron and Andrew
www.themusicbed.com
Unleash the Athlete Within
Custom composition by Matt Brown

 

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Le surf en Australie – Tourism Australia

Knack Studios recently created this 20 second ad for Tourism Australia. The ad was used at the Quiksilver Pro in France and featured on the Australia.com website as well as the Australie Visa Vacances Travail Facebook page for young French people interested in going to Australia. Lets hope this got them pumped!

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Telstra x Aquabumps

Here is the latest film Justin & Rob from Knack Studios completed for Aquabumps and Telstra. ‘From the Road’ documents a trip along the iconic Great Ocean Road with professional surfers Chris Friend and Todd Rosewall. In the film we discover how Eugene Tan from Aquabumps uses the Telstra products to discover the waves, and update his amazing photographs.

FROM THE ROAD – Aquabumps trip to The Great Ocean Road presented by Telstra from Aquabumps on Vimeo.

Credits:
Camera 01: Rob Norman
Camera 02/Water: Justin Barnwell
Producer: Debbie Tan
Direction/Video Edit: Justin Barnwell
Sound Mix: Craig Beck
Music: Universal Publishing Production Music

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