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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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!

 

 

DIAMOND JEWELRY PHOTOGRAPHY

They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and with great jewelry photography showcasing their beauty, we can see why!

Check out some images we’ve worked on recently that showcase all the beauty in our client’s designs.

With jewelry photography, sometimes it’s fun to play into the design of the jewelry with the propping of the shot.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

Using our 100 pixel camera, we were able to capture all the incredible detail and facets of the diamonds in perfect clarity.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

To help really make the natural beauty of the jewelry shine, we incorporated different textures and pops of color in the images.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

We also used various styling and photography techniques in the jewelry photography to help showcase their unique designs.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

Using mirrors was a playful prop that helped capture a full 360 degree look at all the beautiful details of the jewelry.

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

Beautiful bangle sets like this made it easy to capture stunning jewelry photography!

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

The client liked photography so much, their smiles shined almost as bright as these diamonds. 🙂

For over 25 years, Indresano Studios has built a name for themselves creating artful, award-winning jewelry photography with a passion that borders on the fanatical.

Want more? Check out our website indresano.com to see more from our portfolio

MEDICINE WHEEL PRODUCTIONS – HAND IN HAND

Hand in Hand is an ambitious project of building rapport and extending the circle of friendship to include two often misunderstood groups of people – police officers and young adults. This project is the brainchild of Quincy native and visionary artist Michael Dowling. For over 22 years, he has spearheaded the well respected non-profit organization called Medicine Wheel Productions as its founder and artistic director. Mr. Dowling’s commitment to the positive transformation of troubled youths through art and community building has won him extensive recognition.

Michael Indresano, a board member of Medicine Wheel, did not hesitate to create a powerful video documentary that celebrates commonality and inclusion, further addressing hot-button social/racial issues that dominate our national conversation today.

Filming the the video took place for a few months and required countless hours of post production. Michael and his team were instrumental in organizing all the interviews, documenting the workshops through video, photographing the portraits, editing the footage together, and acted as technical consultant to all matters relating to video and photo. The video creation process started with a dedicated team of professionals bringing together their diverse skill set and industry know-how into conceptualizing a story. Many hours of brainstorming took place at our 33 A Street studio in South Boston. Michael Indresano led the team as director overseeing the entire creative process. With over 22 years of award-winning photography expertise, he is no stranger to the world of visual story telling. A true seasoned professional and master of detail, Michael directed the camera crew and lighting technicians with precise angles and adjustments; infusing every shot with a consistent degree of thought, emotion, and impact, further driving the message with vigor and determined vision.

The final video release was launched at the Medicine Wheel Turning The Wheel Annual Fundraiser at the Nixon Peabody law firm to exuberant applause. Attendees of the event included Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans, Boston City Councilor at large Ayanna Pressley, Community Affairs Liaison for the Boston Redevelopment Authority Mark McGonagle (MW Chair of the Board of Directors), Boston Police Deputy Superintendent Nora L. Baston, Vice President at Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Karen Young, Community Involvement Director for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Janelle Woods-McNish, Executive Director of South Asian Arts Council Amit Dixit, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, along with many more prominent high profile public officials and loyal Medicine Wheel supporters voicing their support for this project.

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Nixon Peabody where the Turning The Wheel Annual Fundraiser took place.

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Boston Police Commissioner William Evans sits down with us for an interview.

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Chairman of the Board of Directors at Medicine Wheel Mark McGonagle addresses some of the finer points.

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Boston Police Deputy Superintendent Nora L. Baston.

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Medicine Wheel Director of Advocacy Richie Dinsmore talks about the Hand in Hand project.

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Daniel Morrison Fellow Shane Hampton preps for an interview as Michael directs the scene.

Special thanks to all members on the Medicine Wheel Board of Directors, the Host Committee, and the Medicine Wheel participants for their continued commitment and support. 

Host Committee: Suzanne Bump (State Auditor), Linda Dorcena Forry (State Senator), Robert Lewis Jr. (President & Founder of The BASE), Julie Burros (Chief of Arts and Culture City of Boston), Paul McDevitt (President of Modern Assistant Programs, Inc), Anita Walker (Executive Director of Massachusetts Cultural Council), Karen Young (Vice President & Chief Inclusion Officer Harvard Pilgrim Health Care), Constance Cervone & Janet Deegan (Cervone & Deegan Associates), Janelle Woods McNish (Director of Giving & Services Harvard Pilgrim Health Care), Paul Regan (Regan Associates), Ed Condry (Vice President of JJ Bodner).

Medicine Wheel Board of Directors: Michael Dowling (Founder), Mark McGonagle (Chairman), Dennis Pellecchia (Treasurer), Rick Winterson (Clerk), Jane Bowers, Maureen Dahill, Barbara Loftus, Roberto Valdez, Susan Nalband, Michael Indresano, Amit Dixit, Roy Rider.

Advisory Board: Ruth Raphael

The Boston Police Department Participants: Nora L. Baston (Deputy Superintendent), Skye Robinson, Janine Busby (Detective), Mark Bordley, Alexander Reyes, and many more.

Medicine Wheel Members: Richie Dinsmore, Gregory Variste, Shane Hampton, Annina Ibrihim, Kawanza Butler, Noel McKenna, Anna Dinaburg White, and many more.