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New Poster for "No One Is Watching"

New Poster for
“No One Is Watching”

As many of our colleagues and clients know, we are currently wrapping post-production on a short film entitled “No One is Watching”.  While we can’t announce any screening dates yet, we can preview the promotional poster for the new film.  The design is by Bill Holland using photography from Sean Waldron taken on the film [...]

New Bill Holland Motion and Editing Reels

New Bill Holland Motion and Editing Reels

Bill Holland is the founder of Middlebranch Productions, Inc. Outside of production and direction work through Middlebranch, Bill sub-contracts as a motion graphics artist and video editor. These two reels compile highlights from his work over the past two years. Projects include work for Subway (Upshot Agency), Craftsman Tools, Huron Consulting, Mountain [...]

New Trailer for Short Film "No One Is Watching"

New Trailer for Short Film “No One Is Watching”

For the past few months, we have been in post-production on a short film we started back in February of 2014. As the post-production process nears completion, we have launched the official Facebook page and trailer for the upcoming film.
The film centers around the character of Matt, a young 20-something trying to make a [...]

Promo Videos for Olympian Diamonds

Promo Videos for Olympian Diamonds

This past month, we wrapped production on two fun, completely different promo videos for Chicago Diamond Wholesaler, Olympian Diamonds. These were shot with a limited budget, taking advantage of locations and clever writing to create fun, creative shorts. The first short is a demo video letting consumers know the do’s and don’ts of [...]

Hawthorne Effect Music Video Released

Hawthorne Effect Music Video Released

You never know how long it will take to finish a project, especially when that project is an overly ambitious 10-minute music video. After almost two years in post-production, The Hawthorne Effect’s “Drunk Mistake” music video was finally completed. Check it out either in the long form version or the short form in [...]

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New Poster for
“No One Is Watching”
New Poster for "No One Is Watching"

As many of our colleagues and clients know, we are currently wrapping post-production on a short film entitled “No One is Watching”.  While we can’t announce any screening dates yet, we can preview the promotional poster for the new film.  The design is by Bill Holland using photography from Sean Waldron taken on the film [...]

New Bill Holland Motion and Editing Reels
New Bill Holland Motion and Editing Reels

Bill Holland is the founder of Middlebranch Productions, Inc. Outside of production and direction work through Middlebranch, Bill sub-contracts as a motion graphics artist and video editor. These two reels compile highlights from his work over the past two years. Projects include work for Subway (Upshot Agency), Craftsman Tools, Huron Consulting, Mountain [...]

New Trailer for Short Film “No One Is Watching”
New Trailer for Short Film "No One Is Watching"

For the past few months, we have been in post-production on a short film we started back in February of 2014. As the post-production process nears completion, we have launched the official Facebook page and trailer for the upcoming film.
The film centers around the character of Matt, a young 20-something trying to make a [...]

Promo Videos for Olympian Diamonds
Promo Videos for Olympian Diamonds

This past month, we wrapped production on two fun, completely different promo videos for Chicago Diamond Wholesaler, Olympian Diamonds. These were shot with a limited budget, taking advantage of locations and clever writing to create fun, creative shorts. The first short is a demo video letting consumers know the do’s and don’ts of [...]

Hawthorne Effect Music Video Released
Hawthorne Effect Music Video Released

You never know how long it will take to finish a project, especially when that project is an overly ambitious 10-minute music video. After almost two years in post-production, The Hawthorne Effect’s “Drunk Mistake” music video was finally completed. Check it out either in the long form version or the short form in [...]

“Crypsis” Aerial Performance Art Video
"Crypsis" Aerial Performance Art Video

A while back we collaborated Aerial artist and choreographer Meghan Yeche on a beautiful piece of performance art entitled “Cypsis”. Accoding to Yeche “Crypsis is an adaptation by an organism to avoid detection by way of camouflage or mimicry. Many mimics elicit an ominous archetype from the collective unconscious.”
Middlebranch Productions, Inc.’s Bill Holland acted [...]

Comasoft- 10 Volt Music Video
Comasoft- 10 Volt Music Video

It has been a long time coming, but our collaboration with 3 line 9 Productions on the new Comasoft video has finally come to fruition. This video was a complete artistic collaboration between our production companies and the band itself. Jay Ramirez and Co. toiled endlessly to create the fantastic retro futuristic “machine” [...]

Green Label Sound: Cool Kids w/Theophilus London
Green Label Sound: Cool Kids w/Theophilus London

We’ve been following the Cool Kids for a long time, going back to shows they used to play in the mid-2000′s in Chicago. It was really cool to finally be able to work with them, especially since they were in the middle of their big Green Label Sound Tour with Theophilus London. Our [...]

Bonnie and Clyde’s Mon Petit Mort
Bonnie and Clyde's Mon Petit Mort

For those not in the know, Bonnie and Clyde’s is one of Chicago’s most cutting-edge stores for clothing from labels such as Rick Owens, Injury, Nice Collective, Damir Doma, DRKSHDW, and Obscur to name a few. The lifestyle fashion boutique specializes in a wide range of unisex clothing and accessories, and is located at [...]

Hawthorne Effect Music Video Production Stills
Hawthorne Effect Music Video Production Stills

Back in January, we teamed up with 3 line 9 Productions to shoot a music video for local Chicago up-and-comer The Hawthorne Effect. Check out these stills from the upcoming music video, slated for release in early Spring 2011. These photos are some of our favorite picks taken from the 2 days’ worth [...]

T Pain Headlines New Year’s Eve Party in Chicago
T Pain Headlines New Year's Eve Party in Chicago

At midnight on Jan. 1st, 2011, T Pain played to  a packed house at the grand ballroom of Chicago’s landmark Hilton Towers on Michigan Avenue.
The event spanned two massive ballrooms of the historic building,
and included appearances by Playboy models, celebrity guests,
and local DJs from Chicago’s B96.
This video may or may not be NSFW. Viewer [...]

Craftsman Build-A-Set Video
Craftsman Build-A-Set Video

Bill Holland, editor and motion graphics artist, was contracted recently by GSP Marketing to edit and create animation for a series of online catalog videos for Craftsman Tools. This Build-A-Set video is an example of one of the more straight-forward projects. To see the more complex animation that was created for the catalog, check [...]