Brendan Shick | Freelance Film, Broadcast, & Digital Media

4 Must Watch Director’s Commentaries – Even if You’re Not a Film Geek

4 Must Watch Director's Commentaries - Even if You're Not a Film Geek

4 Director's Commentaries for any sensibility or taste! At least one of these will appeal to you...
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – Learning the Pitfalls of HFR

Learn the Pitfalls of HFR

Don't make the mistake of paying more for a lower quality theater experience. Here's a look at what HFR really does to your image straight from a cinematographer's mouth...errr...pen...err...whatever.
Baseball Broadcasts: Behind the Scenes

Broadcasting Baseball

Ever wonder how the game gets from the field to your television set? We're sharing a behind-the-scenes look.

IPFW Women’s Basketball vs. Trine Postgame (12/30/14) Editor's Pick
Jan 04 2015

IPFW Women’s Basketball vs. Trine Postgame (12/30/14)

Hired by prestigious Purdue University to cover athletics at their IPFW campus, Brendan is afforded numerous opportunities to shoot and edit highlights of numerous events – Big Ten basketball, nationally-ranked volleyball (MIVA/Summit League), & soccer. IPFW’s women’s basketball has upset Big Ten teams on several occasions, notably against Indiana University (home) & MSU (road) during […]

IPFW Men’s Basketball vs. Cal Poly Postgame (12/30/14) Editor's Pick
Jan 04 2015

IPFW Men’s Basketball vs. Cal Poly Postgame (12/30/14)

Hired by prestigious Purdue University to cover athletics at their IPFW campus, Brendan is afforded numerous opportunities to shoot and edit highlights of numerous events – Big Ten basketball, nationally-ranked volleyball (MIVA/Summit League), & soccer. Brendan covered the IPFW’s men’s basketball team’s bid in the 2014 CIT tourney after they missed the NCAA tournament by […]

IPFW Men’s Basketball vs. Valpo Postgame (12/20/14) Editor's Pick
Dec 21 2014

IPFW Men’s Basketball vs. Valpo Postgame (12/20/14)

Hired by prestigious Purdue University to cover athletics at their IPFW campus, Brendan is afforded numerous opportunities to shoot and edit highlights of numerous events – Big Ten basketball, nationally-ranked volleyball (MIVA/Summit League), & soccer. Brendan covered the IPFW’s men’s basketball team’s bid in the 2014 CIT tourney after they missed the NCAA tournament by […]

EmotiPlush™ Promo Editor's Pick
Dec 17 2014

EmotiPlush™ Promo

If you’ve seen the Kickstarter video we made for EmotiPlush™, then you already know what a great investment it was for the brand. But we didn’t want the success stop there. As a followup to the campaign, we removed the references to the fundraising effort, giving the content a second life to promote the brand […]

Emotiplush™ Kickstarter Editor's Pick
Dec 15 2014

Emotiplush™ Kickstarter

Padmini Sriman came to us looking for a Kickstarter video for her new project, EmotiPlush™ – a revolutionary idea that needed only to find investors to be a success. With help from this video, the project was completely funded on the site by a landslide margin, raising $7,509 – roughly 4 times what Padmini had […]

HKC Documentary Editor's Pick
Dec 15 2014

HKC Documentary

I admit it, I’d never even heard of Huntington Kid’s Club before filming this video. But when Miles asked me to be the director of photography for the spot, I couldn’t resist. The first step was to light and frame the interviews in a quite room away from the action. Then, out to the main […]

“Wrong” by Homeless J (Alternate Edit) Editor's Pick
Sep 15 2012

“Wrong” by Homeless J (Alternate Edit)

Homeless J (now known as Night is Electric) is a rock band currently in the Chicago area, but they’ll be the first to tell you – they’re all born and raised in Ft. Wayne. Shot on a shoestring budget, this music video capitalizes on that legacy by using the Fort Wayne cityscape as the setting […]

“Wrong” by Homeless J (Official Edit) Editor's Pick
Sep 15 2012

“Wrong” by Homeless J (Official Edit)

Homeless J (now known as Night is Electric) is a rock band currently in the Chicago area, but they’ll be the first to tell you – they’re all born and raised in Ft. Wayne. Shot on a shoestring budget, this music video capitalizes on that legacy by using the Fort Wayne cityscape as the setting […]

HTV News Intro (’09-’10) Editor's Pick
Sep 13 2012

HTV News Intro (’09-’10)

When Brendan was asked to create a new intro segment for HTV News, he came up with this. All 4 anchors were recorded on the studio greenscreen and composited in AfterEffects. Grab a professional voiceover, and you’ve got yourself an intro. This spot aired in front of every episode for a full year, before Brendan […]

<em>The Sketch</em> Editor's Pick
Sep 13 2012

The Sketch

Our longtime producer, Joel Bain, had a vision to put this story on film, but we had a very narrow window of time to get it shot. Two days on location. Two lucky days of perfect weather. One short film. Presenting, The Sketch.

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