Skoki Lodge

Skoki Lodge

2013 Skoki Winter from jasonmacqueen on Vimeo.

A quintessential Canadian experience. Even William and Kate from the British Royal family managed a stay while they were in Canada.  You can find their names in the guest book when you go there.  This video was created for the Lake Louise Ski Area to aid Skoki marketing efforts.

 

Heavy Metal Rail Jam

Heavy Metal Rail Jam

In snowboard rail jams competitors hit rail features and perform tricks for the crowd and spectators.  As they pass commentators will call out what they perform adding humorous additions when riders fall.

Big Mountain Challenge

Big Mountain Challenge

One of my favorite events held at the Lake Louise Ski Area.  Competitors ski the most challenging route down the mountain that they can.  Points are scored through skiing aggressively and pulling tricks.

Lake Louise Ski Patrol

Lake Louise Ski Patrol

heading out to open new ski terrain on a beautiful crystal morning.  Explosions and first tracks all around.  In three years of outings with snow safety this was my most memorable morning.

Rocket’s Back!

Rocket’s Back!

After pestering Rocket for a whole day I was finally able to grab him for a 10 minute shoot to do an update on the ski area.  He is a man in much demand, but his video presence make him worth the wait.  The turnaround for this video was particularly fast.  Our interview was shot at 3:30pm and the video was posted only one hour later at 4:30pm.

I had the snowy b-roll waiting but it goes to show how fast video content creation can be shortened.

This week I gave Rocket four points to talk on:

  • It snowed and we are making snow.
  • There is a Calgary and Edmonton ski show.
  • Oh and give the vintage videos a plug.

That was all he needed, we only needed one take.