Portfolio: Education

“A Message from the Students of Notre Dame” :30 University TV Ad

The University of Notre Dame needed an “institutional message” to air during college football’s BCS title game, but only had a short window of available pre-production and production time to work with.  They gave us a call to produce the television spot…and 3 camera crews, 400 student extras, 600 real and CG candles, and only 2.5 pre-production days later, this college television commercial was born!

“Professors” Collegiate TV Ad

LaGrange College needed to tell the inspiring story of those who inspire students to dream big: professors & instructors. Conceptualized by Director Jeremy Pinckert, this collegiate tv ad was shot using the new MOVI steadicam rig on location in Georgia.  Read about the rig and see longer versions of steadi shots in this ProductionHUB Blog. Production Company: Explore Media Director: Jeremy Pinckert DP: Jamieson Mulholland Gaffer: Mark Barry Grip: Mike Koske PA: Robert Hodge Editor: Michael Dicken Colorist: Michael Dicken

“The Dream Lives” University Admissions Ad

For Division III NCAA member LaGrange College, 1 in 4 students is also an athlete. They may not get a chance to play Division I, but they can continue living their dreams out here! This university admissions ad is currently running in the hotbed of SEC sports: Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. This Director’s Cut features an alternate VO based on Nike’s “Possibilities” campaign. Director: Jeremy Pinckert DP: Jamieson Mulholland Gaffer: Mark Barry Grip: Mike Koske PA: Robert Hodge Editor: Michael Dicken Writer: Jeremy Pinckert Colorist:…

“Educating the Heart” for the University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame is a university known for lofty academic standards and sending prepared graduates out into the world better-equipped to succeed. But a large reason the experience is so revered by alumni is because of the non-academic qualities of this diverse community.  We collaborated with The Office of Student Affairs to tell this side of the story, part of which involved creating a motion graphic motif to show how students spend their hours outside the classroom in a given week! DIRECTOR Jeremy Pinckert DP Jamieson…

“A Top-Notch Education” IU School of Medicine

Did you know you can get a full 4-year post-grad education at the prestigious Indiana School of Medicine, all entirely in South Bend? This video tells the story of how administrators, doctors, and students all collaborated to develop an immersive curriculum niche which gives IUSM-SB grads a “leg up” on their competition!

Notre Dame Video: African Scholars

The Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program at the University of Notre Dame needed a unique video for a specific audience: young Africans thinking of coming to the States.  Our creative idea was to capture Kaykay, Jason and Gerie, three young African Scholars in HYSP, riffing on food, American football, and life as students during a typical day at Notre Dame. Shot on the new Canon Mark III, this Notre Dame Video is also Explore Media’s first editing project on Adobe Premiere Pro (after switching from Apple’s Final…

“Non-Finishers” Talent Made Here

Talent Made Here and One Lucky Guitar needed to tell the story of people who never quite finished college, for a variety of reasons. Using a mix of on-camera talent speaking to camera and ‘web cam’ first-person speakers, we put together this :30 HD Television Commercial, part of a two-spot campaign.

“Hey You” Goshen College

As the public culmination of their “Peace by Peace” campaign, this series of creative television spots features a letter written to a public figure, and the actual student who wrote the letter reading excerpts. Check out “Hey, You.” to see all 3 featured students delivering their collaborative message to potential students!

“Business on the Frontlines” Notre Dame University

As one of the world’s highest ranked MBA programs, Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is often competing to land the brightest and best business minds of the future. We were asked to help tell the story of just one of programs which make Mendoza stand out: their unique “Business on the Frontlines” course.

“Deep Dive” Mendoza College of Business

Each semester, executives from well-known global brands descend on the campus of Notre Dame in search of answers. We were challenged to develop a drama-filled story about Mendoza MBA students participating in this competitive, four-day “deep dive” into real issues. This is part 3 of 4 videos integrated into a promotional ND microsite, see all videos here: mba.nd.edu/deepdive

“Outstanding Outcomes” LaGrange College

How does one of the South’s best kept secrets for a liberal arts education gain traction in the greater Atlanta area? Will Jones and his team at LaGrange College are simply telling their story. They provide transformative, learning relationships which inspire young people to lives full of purpose. Written, produced & edited by Explore Media, “Outcomes” is one of three commercials in this campaign.

“Dear Lebron James” Goshen College

As the public culmination of their “Peace by Peace” campaign, this series of creative television spots for Goshen College features a letter written to a public figure, and the actual student who wrote the letter reading excerpts. Check out “Dear Lebron James,” for a non-basketball look at connecting ideologies.

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