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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 [...]

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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 [...]

Lil Jon performs live at Enclave Chicago
Lil Jon performs live at Enclave Chicago

Last week, Lil Jon performed in Chicago to a packed house at Enclave Nightclub, and we were there to capture it with www.darkroomdemons.com. Check out the link below to view the video. To view in High Definition, go to our Vimeo account via the link provided and make sure the HD viewing icon [...]

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 [...]

Eva Simons performs “Take Over Control” To A Packed House In Downtown Chicago
Eva Simons performs "Take Over Control" To A Packed House In Downtown Chicago

Last week, we had the pleasure of shooting with Dutch Pop star, Eva Simons. She performed her hits, “Silly Boy” and “Take Over Control” for a packed house at downtown Chicago’s Enclave Nightclub. We, of course, were there to record everything including an impromptu photo shoot with Darkroom Demons.

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 [...]

Future Passion Live at Debonair Social Club
Future Passion Live at Debonair Social Club

A few weeks back, we had the opportunity to shoot some video for up and coming Chicago act Future Passion. They are, to make classification easier, an Electro group that draws it’s influences from early dance punk such as Fad Gadget and DAF, to more contemporary acts such as The Presets.
Their sound is complemented [...]