2014 was a great year; we were lucky to work on a ton of exciting projects, with some of the coolest clients and collaborators in Portland, and around the globe. Check our our new showreel to see some of the highlights, and take a look at the most recent items on our work page to […]
Softbox and Econ4 are pleased to announce the final installment in The Bottom Line series: “A New Economy”. Featuring some of the most forward-thinking economists in the country, The Bottom Line series goes beyond myopic political debates about the economy, and examines the systemic issues we face today. Considering the political, economic, and environmental problems […]
Softbox recently had the pleasure of joining John Buck for the opening of his “C’est Magnifique” exhibition at the Hilliard Art Museum in Lafayette, Louisiana. Our short film focuses on Buck’s ‘Kinetic Sculptures’. Elaborately constructed and intricately detailed, these moving sculptures are astounding to behold. We hope we were able to capture at least a […]
Softbox is pleased to announce another “gem” from Director/Animator Chris Fontaine. This trailer for Leslie McCollom’s “Preschool Gems” takes us into the mind of a preschooler and captures all of the magic and whimsy contained within. The book is a hilarious collection of quips and musings taken directly from the mouths of preschoolers. Here’s a […]
Funnelbox Production Studios asked us to assist with the visual effects for their “Cintiq 22HD” promotional trailer. Our contributions included keying, tracking, rotoscoping, screen replacement, wire removal and background animation. Their team did a fantastic job conceptualizing and producing this video, and the collaboration was smooth and seamless. The end result is a beautiful piece of work […]
Just finished work on this trailer for ‘Famished’, a play by Eugenia Woods, directed by Megan Kate Ward. Softbox developed the concept for the trailer, and produced it from start to finish. ‘Famished’ opens January 21st at the Imago Theatre in Portland, OR. Presented by Portland Playhouse. portlandplayhouse.org
On November 13th 2011, economists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst drafted an open statement to the Occupy Wall Street movement pledging their support. Since then, more than 400 economists from around the world have added their names. We produced this short film to help spread the word.