Happy New Year!
Centric Productions wraps shooting on two TV commercials for Travel Manitoba. You can check them out on the Travel Manitoba YouTube channel!
Centric Productions turns 10! Hard to believe it's been 10 years already... seems like only yesterday we signed the lease for our first office on Garry street back in 2004. Time really does fly when you're having fun!
Centric and Complex Games wrap up production on several interactive exhibits at the Assiniboine Park Zoo's Journey to Churchill! It was a year and a half in the making, and we're incredibly proud of the final product. You find out more here.
We're proud to have just finished up Installation on the latest exhibit at the Manitoba Hydro Electrical Museum. The new multi-monitor exhibit highlights 'cool science' videos, interactive games and information about Manitoba Hydro's environmental assessment processes.
Centric works with Ducks Unlimited to create "On the Back of a Duck," a short documentary highlighting the importance of hunting and wildlife conservation in North America. You can check it out here.
Just wrapped up production a new promo video for Manitoba Hydro, highlighting the PowerSmart for Business program. You can check it out here.
Our latest interactive video project is complete at the St Boniface Hospital, Cardiac Sciences Department. The display features videos profiling Dr. Morley Cohen - a Winnipeg doctor who performed the first open heart surgery in Manitoba. Dr. Cohen is widely regarded as one of the pioneers in the field of cardiac surgery. Read the press release here.
Happy New Year!
Centric is a proud sponsor of Manitoba Heroes. We had the pleasure of producing a series of profiles for the Heroes gala dinner on the five recipients of the first Manitoba Heroes awards. Check them out on our YouTube channel.
Centric Productions turns 9 years old this month!
What a busy summer! We've logged thousands of miles traveling all over Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
Bank of Montreal celebrates 100 years in Winnipeg with two new interactive displays produced by Centric Productions. Stop by the Portage and Main branch and check them out in the lobby! Read the full press release from BMO here.
New digital signage and interactive video displays installed at the Manitoba Electrical Museum. The displays feature a series of videos profiling the various hydroelectric generating stations in Manitoba and how Manitoba Hydro regulates Lake Winnipeg.
Centric begins production on two interactive heritage displays for the Bank of Montreal. The displays will be installed at the Portage and Main location to celebrate the history of the branch and the Bank of Montreal across Canada.
We just finished up a new TV commercial and digital signage videos for Travel Manitoba. The spots will be airing in Ontario, and in Air Canada Centre during the Toronto Maple Leafs games.
Centric works with Koba Entertainment to produce a series or promotional videos for Strawberry Shortcake Live on Tour.
Production begins on a new educational video for Manitoba's Nelson River communities to help people better understand the effects of Mercury on Human Health.
Production wraps up on the third in a series of five videos for Manitoba Hydro's Bioenergy Optimization Program. The video focuses on Pineland Forest Nursery and their use of a new Syngas power generation system. Check it out!
Centric celebrates 8 years this month! Thanks to all the clients, and crew, past and present who have contributed to our success over the years. 8 years later and we're still working with some of our first clients! Lots of exciting changes here too, and more to come in the next year!
Centric works with Coupland Jeffrey on a new Viterra VT500G Canola TV spot.
Centric Productions and Coupland Jeffrey help farmers get the most out of their harvest with Round Up pre-harvest staging tips. You can check out the videos on the Roundup website.
We just completed a new TV Spot for the Assiniboine Park Conservancy to promote the June 30 Day Million Dollar Gift challenge. You can check out the spot here.
Centric wraps production on a new mini-documentary about the importance of Tourism as an industry in Manitoba. It's amazing how much the tourism industry contributes to our economy! The video hasn't been made public yet, but we'll post a link as soon as it is!
After almost a year of production work, the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre Interpretive exhibit is open to the public! We're super proud and excited to finally share it all with the world. You can see a short video we put together to showcase the exhibit and some of our work. Check out the IPBCC
Centric just wrapped up production on a corporate profile and factory tour video for Manitoba Harvest Hemp Food & Oil, the largest vertically integrated hemp food manufacturer in the world. You can check out the video here.
We just finished production on two videos for Richardson International profiling their operations across Canada. We love telling stories about local companies!
Centric works with Manitoba Hydro on another Bio Energy Optimization Profile. Manitoba Hydro is working with Manitoba businesses to find alternative energy solutions to large commercial operations. You can view the Waste Heat project video on the Manitoba Hydro website.
Centric is proud to win two Silver (top honor) Telly Awards, with our friends over at Blacksheep Strategy, for the video “Imagine…” created for the Assiniboine Park Conservancy. The video was produced last year as part of Assiniboine Park’s capital fundraising campaign. The Telly Awards honor the very best local and regional commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. The 32nd Annual Telly Awards received over 11,000 entries from 50 states and 5 continents. You can check out the video here.
Centric Productions is working with The Portico Group of Seattle and 15 Letters of Chicago to create live action, animated, and interactive video content for the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre, currently under construction at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.
The IPBCC will be a place to learn about the role of the polar bear in the Arctic ecosystem, the challenges facing polar bears in their northern habitat, especially climate change as well as be a place to discover possible solutions to these challenges.
It's an exciting project, and we're thrilled to be involved! Read more about it in our Blog.
Happy New Year! We're off to a great start here, lots of exciting projects in the works and great new clients!
For the third year in a row, Centric Productions is proud to be a sponsor of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, for more details check out the website: winnipegcomedyfestival.com
Centric is also a proud sponsor of the 2011 Advertising Association of Winnipeg Signature Awards, for more info check out the Advertising Association of Winnipeg Website adwinnipeg.com
Another year older! Centric Productions celebrates it's 6th year! Thanks to everyone who has kept us busy and growing year after year!
Centric Productions takes home 5 awards for outstanding achievement at the 31st annual Telly Awards. Thanks to Manitoba Arts Council, BCG Communications, Manitoba Securities Commission, and Canterra Seeds for allowing us to do such great work! The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web.
More great projects in the works, and great new clients... Thanks to everyone who has been keeping us busy over the last few months.
Centric Productions works with mf.1 [branding | advertising | strategy] to create two videos to kick off Yes Winnipeg! A new initiative by Economic Development Winnipeg aimed at helping Winnipeg businesses grow. www.yeswinnipeg.ca
Jayson Kowal joins the Centric team. Jayson has an extensive background in copywriting, advertising, and production management with a knack for all things film and video. He brings a multi-talented tool set and critical eye to the Centric team.
Centric Productions wraps production on a 10 minute branded documentary on the history and future development plans at Assiniboine Park. The project was produced for the newly formed Assiniboine Park Conservancy, and our new friends over at Black Sheep Strategy. The video is to help APC raise funds for the extensive renovation and development plans for the park and zoo.
Centric and BCG Communications work together on a series of TV commercials for Judy Lindsay Team Realty airing on CTV.
We've moved! After a year of searching, we've finally found a new home in Winnipeg's historic Exchange District.
Lots of new projects in the works for the new year, with some great new clients!
Production wraps on "Manitoba Arts Council - It's What's Inside," a 16 minute bilingual branded documentary about the history of the Manitoba Arts Council and the impact of the arts on Manitoba's cultural and economic landscape. You can view the video here: Manitoba Arts Council - YouTube
Our new website goes live! And not before it’s needed…
Centrallia 2010 is officially launched – Centric produced 3 videos in English, French, and Spanish with our friends at mf.1 [advertising | branding | strategy], that will be used around the world to promote the event. Centrallia aims to bring 500 businesses to Winnipeg as part of Homecoming 2010.
Centric wraps production on “Because Performance Matters,” a 2 minute web viral commercial for Canterra Seeds, and BCG Communications. You can check it out here: www.performancematters.ca or in our portfolio.
Centric Productions turns 5 years old! Hard to believe it’s been 5 years, time flies! Thanks to all the great clients and crew we’ve worked with – we couldn’t have grown without you! Looking forward to another 5 great years. Centric wraps production on two 30 second TV commercials for the Manitoba Securities Commission and BCG Communications. The commercials are airing throughout the month of October.
Centric wraps production on a new bilingual promotional video for Manitoba Hydro’s Power Smart New Home Program. The video will be shown during the Parade of Homes throughout Winnipeg, as well as on the Manitoba Hydro website. www.newhomeprogram.ca
It’s been an extremely busy summer around here. We spent most of July working on a 3 videos, in 3 languages for Centrallia 2010, a global business-to-business forum happening in Winnipeg in 2010. The videos feature a combination of motion graphics, and live-action video that was shot all over the province.
"Lake Winnipeg - a Blooming Crisis" was officially selected to screen at the 15th Annual Twin Rivers Media Festival in Asheville North Carolina, and it also took home 3rd place in the Documentary category. Produced and directed by Michael Linton and written by E. Anne Dawson the film has aired on CTV Television numerous times since it's premiere in 2007, and has screened at the Gimli Film Festival and in dozens of classrooms and provincial departments across Manitoba. In 2008 the film won a Telly Award for 'outstanding achievement' in the documentary category. Check out a clip in our portfolio.
Centric Productions receives a Platinum Remi Award at the 42nd Annual Houston Film Festival for the short film "Night Travellers." Produced by Centric Productions and directed by Shelagh Carter, the film is based on the short story by Sandra Birdsell. The film was also officially selected to screen at the New Port Beach Film Festival this month, and premiered at the World Wide Short Film Festival in Toronto last year. The film is also airing on CBC Television June 14th as part of program "Canadian Reflections."
This is really BIG.
With the ever increasing number of methods to deliver video and commercial content these days (your website, DVD, mobile, YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo) Canwest Global has just added one of the largest digital televisions in Western Canada. Located in the outdoor Plaza at Canwest Place at the corner of Portage and Fort Street, this massive 35 foot wide ‘big screen TV’ is one of the highest resolutions LED displays west of Toronto and has over 450,000 people a week passing by! It’s an impressive (and did we mention BIG) way to deliver a message to your customers!
Centric Productions can create a custom commercial for this massive display, or we can take your existing commercial and prep it for delivery. Currently, programming loops every six minutes so your ad will play over 200 times in a 24 hour period (that’s 1400 times a week!). Call or Email us for more information on production costs, advertising rates, formats, and layouts.
Centric is a proud sponsor of the 2009 CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Centric is producing a series of TV commercials and videos to help promote the 8th annual event. Check out the official website, at www.winnipegcomedyfestival.com. The WCF is an annual fund raising event for the Gas Station Theatre and the second largest comedy festival in Canada. You can view the 2009 Comedy Festival "8th Wonder of the World" video on YouTube.
Happy New Year to all! Centric wraps production on a series of videos for 'MyPhield,' a new product to help people with arthritis pain. Check out the videos on their website at http://www.myphield.com or www.reliefforlife.ca.
Centric Productions sponsors the 2008 Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Centric produced a series of 12 videos on DVD to showcase each of the 2008 inductees at the annual induction dinner. Congratulations to all the athletes who were inducted this year. We look forward to working with the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame next year!
Centric Productions turns four years old this month! It's been an amazing four years - business has doubled again over the same period last year, and we're developing bigger projects all the time. Thanks to all the clients who put their faith in us from the start, and keep coming back year after year. Thanks to all new clients over the last few months who have been keeping us busier than ever... we look forward to working with you all again in the very near future!
It's been a very busy summer around here! We've been all over the province shooting new high definition (HD) stock footage for Travel Manitoba. Production continues into September...
We've been developing two videos for Deer Lodge Centre's Operational Stress Injury Clinic to help members of the Canadian Forces and RCMP deal with stress related to their jobs.
Production has started on a new promotional video for the City of Winkler. The video will showcase employment and lifestyle opportunities in the area, shooting continues into the winter. The video will be released on the City of Winkler website, as well as on DVD.
Work continues on the 40th anniversary video project for Manitoba Arts Council, which will begin shooting on September.
mf.1 [advertising | branding | strategy] and Centre de Santé at the St. Boniface hospital kept us busy in July developing a new promotional video for the clinic. Look for it on their website in the near future.
Work continues on a series of videos for Canadian Lutheran World Relief. CLWR works in various countries around the world providing disaster relief, education programs, and sells a variety of fair-trade goods to help people in developing countries. For more information, visit www.clwr.org.
Centric takes home 5 awards!
Centric Productions wins "Best Corporate, Product, or Service Video" at the 2008 Advertising Association of Winnipeg Signature Awards, and four awards at the 29th annual international Telly Awards. View the press release for full details.