Happy New Showreel!

Happy New Showreel!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015 in News, Uncategorized | No Comments

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 […]

19th Century Man: Live on Oregon News Channel

19th Century Man: Live on Oregon News Channel

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in News | No Comments

Everyone’s favorite anti-labor evangelist recently appeared on the Oregon News Channel to weigh in on some of the upcoming Oregon House and Senate races. Watch his appearance below:

Nick Caleb and 15Now!

Nick Caleb and 15Now!

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in News | No Comments

We’re big fans of Seattle’s Kshama Sawant, so we were thrilled when Nicholas Caleb announced he was running for Portland City Council on a 15Now! platform. We produced two spots for Nick’s campaign and one for the 15NowPDX campaign. Why? Because the rent is too damn high.   Caleb For Council Promo Vote Caleb (15 […]

Robin Hahnel on Climate Change

Robin Hahnel on Climate Change

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in News | No Comments

Here’s a short piece we just finished featuring radical economist Robin Hahnel. We cut this together using an interview we shot for an upcoming short film, “Left Undone”. More on that soon.

The Bottom Line – A New Economy

The Bottom Line – A New Economy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in News | No Comments

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 […]

Tech Town Portland

Tech Town Portland

Posted by on May 20, 2013 in News | No Comments

We recently teamed up with our friends at Uncage The Soul on this beautifully photographed film, Tech Town Portland. Softbox provided the motion graphic overlays and titles.

John Buck – C’est Magnifique

John Buck – C’est Magnifique

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in News | No Comments

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 […]

“Preschool Gems” Book Trailer

“Preschool Gems” Book Trailer

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in News | No Comments

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 […]

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in News | No Comments

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 […]

Famished

Famished

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in News | No Comments

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