Author Archives for Michael Marantz

Our Partnership with Stories for Good

October 20, 2017 6:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are happy to announce our partnership with Stories for Good. Stories for Good is an independent online publication that features compelling film, photography and written content about important issues around the world and gives viewers an immediate and direct way to contribute. Our first story we partnered with Google to tell the story of “The Agoraphobic Traveller”. We were able to raise donations for the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation. See the film on the Stories for Good site here.

Good Morning Behind the Scenes

January 20, 2017 4:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The latest film by Director Michael Marantz, ‘Good Morning’ is an abstract visual poem created as a rallying call for those feeling disillusioned in the current political environment to ‘wake up’. Michael partnered with musical artist, KAMAU, who wrote and performed the poem. To complement the poem, there were several visual styles to convey the emotional storytelling. A major part of the unique visual style of ‘Good Morning’ is the freefalling and floating sequences. To accomplish this look, we went out with a drone to capture our plate images, then paired them with our performers on a custom build greenscreen rig. The…