The goal was to convey the experience of the hotel to a viewer who’s never seen it – especially the specialty rooms. I loved the hotel, the experience, and I hope you enjoy it too. Man, the seafood there is … unlike anything I’ve had, and I was born and raised on an island on the westcoast. Still doesn’t touch what the Crest and Prince Rupert.
Natural Growth: The Story of Dockside Green, an Aclara Promotions Production.
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A high-end Hotel gets a high-production quality promotional video tour! Heavy shoot, well worth it. Produced with Christy Smith of Spice Creative.
Irini, the Goddess of Peace.
Short sailing film off D’Arcy Island, Gulf Islands, near Victoria BC Canada.
Music by Great White Bird
A follow up to the ‘Hope & Belonging‘ video I created for Our Place in 2009.
Shoot of the Gold-level rooms at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, Victoria BC.
One of my personal favourites!
Footage graciously provide by CHEK News TV.
CHEK News: It was September 25th 2010 at the University of Victoria.
Quote: “Running! A lot of running”
CHEK NEWS: Nearly a thousand people gathering to try and break the world record for this. [UVIC LIPDUB CLIP PLAYS] A lipdub!
Chris Ruffell, Aclara Promotions: “It brought together the entire community. I mean, there were students, there was non-profits, businesses … there was the general public.
CHEK NEWS: Now the post-production work has been completed by Christopher Ruffell (Aclara Promotions) and others.
CHEK NEWS: The video officially launched — today (October 26th, 2010) and it’s an experience that won’t be soon forgotten!
Chris Ruffell, Aclara Promotions: “The crew arrived the day of the shoot — we had never seen that many people lined up and ready to go … so when we ran through each take, it was a different experience — flying by the seat of our pants!”
Chris Ruffell, Aclara Promotions: “We had lights in place. It was quite the experience running through hundreds of people as they did their acting pieces. I think this is the biggest ‘music video’ any of us have been involved in”
CHEK NEWS Reporter: “Would you do it again?”
Chris Ruffell, Aclara Promotions: “Absolutely!”
Video shot NEXT day after UVic Lipdub was shot. Whew.