James White of the New England Patriots Retires after 8 Seasons

This month we celebrate running back James White of the New England Patriots. James, a 3X super bowl winner, retired this month following a long career of football, including 8 seasons in the NFL. 

Indresano Studios had the pleasure of photographing James White several times.

James was a multi-year captain and a fourth-round pick of the 2014 NFL draft.

He was instrumental during the greatest super bowl come back of all time, scoring 20 points against the Atlanta Falcons for the win!

James spent his entire career alongside the New England Patriots.

Indresano Studios had a blast working on set with James. We went behind the scenes with James to create a mesmerizing video highlighting his time with the Patriots.

Watch the final video here:

We want to thank James for all he has accomplished during his time with the New England Patriots.

He will be greatly missed!

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61st Annual Hatch Awards Winners

Every year, the Greater Boston area produces the Hatch Awards which shine a light on the “best branding created anywhere” and celebrates creative excellence within the field.  The 61st annual Hatch Awards took place last month and we at Indresano Studios were thrilled to receive multiple awards from the establishment.

We are proud to share we won six awards at this year’s Hatch Awards. Our video profiling Noelle Lambert, a Paralympian of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and a Massachusetts native, took home the bronze bowl for the Equity category. Our Nike Mercurial Video won a bronze in the Brands Amplified category.

Check them out below:

Equity Bronze Winner Noelle Lambert:

Brands Amplified Bronze Winner Nike Mercurial Video:

We are happy to reveal we also received four Merits at the New England Hatch Awards! Several of these videos were for our CGI work. 

You can view each of the winners below!

National Grid Light Bulbs:

National Grid Thermostats:

National Grid Showerheads:

Louis Moinet Rosetta Stone Tourbillon:

Noelle Lambert Teaser:

Indresano Studios is honored to be placed amongst such talented creators and looks forward to the content produced each year for the Hatch Awards. 

Our in-house videos are some of the best in Boston and we cover all your bases with our full-service studio offering commercial photography, video production, CGI, and animation.

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BOSTON VIDEO & PHOTO PET CASTING

Do you ever look at your pet and wish they could help you pay rent?

Indresano Studios hosted a Pet Casting Call Day earlier this month to find the paw-fect pets for a commercial job. We had the pleasure of meeting several dogs and cats that were ready to put in the work and become stars!


Here are just a few of our four-legged friends:

Coconut

Coconut is fun and energetic! He was very excited to be visiting the studio and getting his beauty shots in.

Elle

Elle was nervous for her first time in the studio. However, a couple of treats would make anyone feel better!

Morrigan

Morrigan was our youngest dog in the studio! Her energy was infectious, and she got everyone in the studio excited for the day ahead.

Timber

Timber had no problem following instructions during our shoot. He went above and beyond and deserves a round of a-paws.

Arlo

Arlo came in camera ready on casting day. He was an expert when it came to posing in front of the camera. He made sure we got all his good angles!

Kona

Kona was so happy being in the studio and felt right at home! We can’t help but smile when we see his floppy ears and shining personality.

Scrappy

Scrappy’s name fits him perfectly! Though he may be small in stature, he makes up for it with an adorable face and powerful pose.

Luca

Luca loved having the spotlight! He thought the food was delicious…even though he did have a hard time keeping it in the bowl.


These pets brought their A-game to our casting day! Our in-house team worked tirelessly to make sure these pets had a fantastic time modeling on set. We were so excited to meet each one of them! 

This marks another successful casting call for Indresano Studios!


Stay tuned to find out who was selected by following us on our social channels.

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BOSTON NONPROFIT SPOKE VIDEO

Indresano Studios loved working with the people of SPOKE. Located in the Greater Boston area, “MW Productions/SPOKE activates the transformative power of art to heal divisions, strengthen community, and drive social progress.” SPOKE uses various forms of art as a way for young people to better understand themselves as well as increase their understanding of the world around them.

SPOKE founder and director Michael Dowling takes us through the organization’s legacy with the help of the board of directors and those who make SPOKE possible.

Learn more about Michael and SPOKE’s mission by watching our video below.

Previously known as Medicine Wheel, SPOKE was created to transform the lives of Boston’s youth. Their new building on Old Colony will give the people of Boston a safe space to create and heal together through all forms of art including visual media, dance, and poetry performances. SPOKE encourages youth to use art as a means of expression and to help strengthen ties within their community.

Our in-house team worked hard to create a thought-provoking video that highlighted the non-profit. We were there every step of the way through creating storyboards, conducting interviews, shooting, editing, color correction and sound design.

Meet the people who help keep SPOKE running.

Michael Dowling

Michael Dowling is the artistic director and founder of SPOKE.

L’Merchie Frazier

L’Merchie Frazier is the Executive Director of Creative Programs and Partnerships. She is a Visual Activist, Artist, and Educator.

Rohit Chandra

Rohit Chandra is a Board Chair at SPOKE. He is also a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at MGH Chelsea.

Barbara Krakow

Barbara Krakow is a Co-owner of the Krakow Witkin Gallery in Boston.

Keith Marion

Keith Marion is the Vice Chair at SPOKE. He is also the Head of People, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Point32Health.

Adrianna Boulin

Adrianna Boulin is a Board Member at SPOKE. She is also the Director of Community Impact and Engagement at Fenway Health.

To learn more about SPOKE and the organization’s mission, please visit their website here. You can find more of our video production work on our website www.indresano.com. Make sure to check out our other content including commercial photography, animation, CGI, and more.

Donut CGI

What better way to combine our strong background in food photography and our skills in CGI than to produce a Donut CGI video? For this CGI animation, we wanted the audience to be taken into an imaginary world we created entirely from Computer Generated Imagery, which gives a nod to classic children’s wonderlands like Candyland or Willy Wonka.

 

Our decision to focus on donuts we can owe in part to our sugar cravings, but it also was an environment in which we could play with inclusions and complementary foods, similar to how we capture food photography environments on set.

Under our director’s vision, our talented CGI team sketched a storyboard that went through multiple revisions. Once the storyboard was approved, the team worked on an animatic based on 2D drawings which you can see below.

The music was also very important for this project and we wanted something that expressed childlike wonder. The song we ultimately settled on was both catchy and fun for both kids and adults. We know we couldn’t stop humming it during the workday!

The next steps after the animatic involved 3D modeling, lighting, rigging and texturing. You can see some stills from the environment as it started to come together. These stills are from before final texture was added.

MODEL STILL – UNICORN

FINAL RENDERED STILL – UNICORN

MODEL STILL – GIRAFFES

FINAL RENDERED STILL – GIRAFFES

Check out the final rendered video below!

WARNING: May cause cravings!

 

 

BEST BOSTON VIDEO PRODUCTION AND COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF 2021

Our full service video production and commercial photography studio had a successful year creating compelling video content, stunning still photography, dynamic CGI, fun-filled animations and so many more creative projects. Check out some highlights from 2021 below!

One of our most exciting new ventures of 2021 was our official launch of Natalia’s World! Our in house team of Directors, Producers, Animators, Voice Over artists, and Writers have been working hard to bring these lovable characters to life. Check out the official premiere episode below and stay tuned for more episodes in 2022.

Make sure to also subscribe to the Natalia’s World Youtube channel and follow her adventures on Facebook and Instagram 🙂

In addition to impressive animation talent, we got the chance to work with two of Boston’s top comedians, Lenny Clarke and Tony V, on a comedy video shoot for Boston Medical Center’s Stop Hunger Now campaign. Check out one of the final videos below and prepare to laugh :p

Our creative team also had the honor of helping to tell the inspiring true story of Noelle Lambert, a Paralympic athlete who competed in the 2021 Paralympic Games. You can learn more about Noelle’s story in the trailer we created below.

You can also view the full Resilience video here.

As a team of sneaker heads, we were excited to work with some of this year’s most stylish shoes. These top of the line running sneakers were super fun to photograph. We worked hard to bring out the beautiful details of each shoe.

Boston's Best Shoe Photographer creates another stunning detailed shoe image.

We continued running throughout the year with more beautiful running sneakers like the Puma Faster+ collection.

Boston's most detailed shoe photographer is Michael Indresano

Our Boston based creative production team also shot for Puma’s Nitro collection. We always work with the top-of-the-line stylists to prep the shoes for all of our shoe photo and shoe video shoots.

Boston Shoe Photography and Boston shoe retouching
Award winning shoe photographer Michael Indresano creates another stunning shoe image.
The most beautiful shoe photography in Boston.

Our full service creative production team also shot multiple product videos and product photos in 2021. Our dedicated team of camera operators, our talented Director and Photographer, and our in-house Producers worked together to create content for a client’s new product line. We shot images of their office supplies collection in an environment and on seamless to give the client multiple uses.

Commercial Product Photographer

Boston's Best Product Photographer
Commercial Product Photo Shoot

Of course it wouldn’t be a year at Indresano Studios without appetizing food photo shoots and food video shoots. We especially built up our ice cream photography portfolio in 2021. Check out a few highlights below!

Boston's Best Ice Cream Photographer
Boston's most experienced ice cream photographer
Editorial Ice Cream Photographer in Boston

We also had many successful food video shoots and food photo shoots. It was hard to not eat all the yummy dishes, but somehow we resisted until after we got the shot. Camera always eats first!

This year was filled with many fulfilling video projects like the video we created for South Boston Catholic Academy’s Set Sail fundraising campaign. Check out the full video below.

We also worked on many CGI projects, like the CGI video for the Louis Moinet Rosetta Stone Tourbillon watch below. We created this entire video using CGI. Everything you see here from lighting, texturing, rigging, and animating was done in house.

Our full service production studio used our CGI skills to put an artistic spin on National Grid’s beautiful energy saving products. We created multiple videos for this campaign featuring energy saving light bulbs, shower heads, and thermostats. Check out the shower head video below. Everything in this video, including the water simulation, was done using CGI.

To see more of our recent work, check out our website www.indresano.com and stay tuned for more videos, images, CGI projects, animations and much more in 2022!

PARALYMPIC ATHLETE NOELLE LAMBERT RESILIENCE VIDEO TEASER

Our video production team had the privilege of creating, producing, directing, and editing a video to help USA Paralympic athlete Noelle Lambert tell her story of resilience. Noelle lost her leg in a moped accident at 19 years old. She immediately adapted to her new situation and tirelessly trained to become the Paralympic athlete she is today.

Our Boston based video production team traveled to multiple locations, interviewing Noelle, her family and coach to capture and convey her amazing story. Check out a teaser of the full length video below.

You can view the full length video to learn more about Noelle’s story here. You can also see more of our video production work on our website www.indresano.com. Make sure to check out our work in photography, CGI, animation and much more while you’re there 🙂

CGI VIDEO: NATIONAL GRID ENERGY SAVING THERMOSTATS

We are ecstatic to share one of our recent CGI projects that we created for National Grid’s ad campaign. Our talented in house CGI artists handled everything for this project from modeling and texturing to rigging, lighting, animating, and rendering the final videos.

Our production team created 3D versions of four of National Grid’s Smart Thermostats. You can see a still of the Sensi thermostat below. The Smart thermostats are set to adjust throughout the day which our 3D video shows in an artful way.

We also used CGI technology to create fun designs of the Honeywell Smart thermostat. Our CGI artists used the real life Honeywell Smart thermostat to create the 3D version.

You can see the final thermostat CGI video below and get a sense of how these smart thermostats work in action!

To see more of our work in CGI, check out our website here. To see more of our video production, commercial photography, animation, motion graphics and portfolio, check out our website www.indresano.com 

CGI VIDEO: NATIONAL GRID ENERGY SAVING LIGHTBULBS

We are ecstatic to share one of our recent CGI projects that we created for National Grid’s ad campaign. Our talented in house CGI artists handled everything for this project from modeling and texturing to rigging, lighting, animating, and rendering the final videos.

Our CGI artists created an exact replica of National Grid’s energy saving light bulbs using CGI technology. Our production team used the 3D products to put together creative eye-catching designs.

Our in house CGI artists also used the 3D light bulbs to create a mandala inspired creation, which dances beautifully in the final video.

 

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The final CGI video highlighting National Grid’s energy saving light bulbs can be seen below. Keep your eye out for the ad campaign online!

To see more of our work in CGI, check out our website here. To see more of our video production, commercial photography, animation, motion graphics and portfolio, check out our website www.indresano.com 

BEST BOSTON VIDEO PRODUCTION AND COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY OF 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other in many ways, but especially at our Boston based video production and commercial photography studio. Take a look at just a few highlights from our studio’s video and photography projects in 2020!

We loved having Boston Dynamic’s Spot in our studio for a product reveal photo shoot. New studio pet?!

Our video production crew traveled to a National Grid substation to film a customer storytelling video of Boston Dynamic’s incredible robot Spot in action. Check out the video below!

We used our expertise in product videos to create strong, chic, and informative product videos for Samsonite’s top of the line products.

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic was undoubtably unexpected, but our team at Indresano Studios looks at every situation through a creative lens. Our dedicated Director and video crew spent multiple days in masks and PPE shooting the empty streets of Boston during the March and April 2020 city wide shutdown. As a full service Boston production studio, we felt inspired to document life in the city during the pandemic. We created the below Empty Streets video using our own footage and audio from Mayor Walsh.

Our Empty Streets video received tons of praise and was shared by Mayor Walsh on his social media accounts including instagram, facebook, and twitter.

Our production team kept busy throughout quarantine, adapted to the unprecedented times, and enforced strict social distancing and safety policies throughout the studio. Our team is endlessly thankful to all the health care workers who made it possible for us to continue working. We were able to work hard on a lot of remote photo and remote video shoots as well as many CGI projects like the Bose CGI video below.

Our in house CGI artists and creative team also created the below video for the Nike Mercurial Superfly 7.

Our team traveled to multiple locations in 2020 for different on location video shoots and on location photo shoots. One of our location shoots took place at a Boston hospital. This healthcare video shoot was a big success.

Our talented team always has an appetite for food photo shoots, especially editorial food photo shoots. Check out some of our favorite food photos from this year.

We kept our creative juices flowing and our taste buds satiated throughout the year with multiple ice cream photo shoots and ice cream video shoots. Check out a few of our favorite editorial ice cream shots below.

On top of all the major world events happening in 2020, it was also a U.S election year. Our creative team put our video skills to use to create a video encouraging people to get out and VOTE in the presidential election. We are happy we have the video tools, editing knowledge, and creative vision to help promote the vote.

Our video team also used our skills to create a powerful fundraising video for a virtual fundraiser for the Women for Walsh campaign.

2020 was a crazy and unprecedented year, but our production team at Indresano Studios has proven we can take on any challenge with creativity, composure and style. We cannot wait to see what 2021 has in store for us!

To see more of our work in photo, video, CGI, and much more, check out our website www.indresano.com.