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EPISODE , DATE 2013 Optik Fire Log vs. Modern Fireplace

The TELUS Fire Log has dominated the holiday video world for years. But there's a new fireplace in town. Modern Fireplace is set to burn up its competition, and Fire Log now has to fight for his place in the hearth.  Watch the battle unfold on Optik TV On Demand - Optik Local - Featured. To place your vote, tweet #firelogbattle. Airdate: Dec. 2, 2013.

December, 2013
The TELUS Fire Log has dominated the holiday video world for years. But there's a new fireplace in town. Modern Fireplace is set to burn up its competition, and Fire Log now has to fight for his place in the hearth. Watch the battle unfold on Optik TV On Demand - Optik Local - Featured. To place your vote, tweet #firelogbattle. Airdate: Dec. 2, 2013.
July, 2013
This is PGEDM#7. Playground dives head first into the world of electronic music -- teaming up with Shout Out Out Out Out and 50 of Edmonton's finest temporary bandmates.
June, 2013
Bear Mountain's new music video “Faded” is a gritty Sci-Fi narrative. An underground boxing match is interrupted by an otherworldly being. http://publicrecords.org/ Airdate: June 14, 2013. Making Music Videos Part 9 of 9.
May, 2013
Music Executive Rob Calder talks about why music videos are so important to the launch of new single or album. Rob suggests using it as a marketing tool -- festivals, agents and even fans rely on videos to source bands. Find out more at http://publicrecords.org.
Trusting your team, knowing the vision and embracing new ideas are crucial to a smooth shoot according to Kenji Rodriguez from Bear Mountain. To Kenji, music videos create the visual history of the band. Find out how more at http://publicrecords.org.
Bear Mountains' front man Ian Bevis talks about his experience on set - brainstorming concepts with the film team, defining the bands visual identity and getting involved in the video production. Find out more at http://publicrecords.org
Fashion expert Mackenzie Serin shares her ideas on styling a shoot. To keep the look authentic, she learns the bands personal style and then kicks it up a notch with a few calculated stylistic risks. Find out more at http://publicrecords.org
Michelle Allan, owner of Green Couch Productions and Art Director, shares how important it is to understand the vision, find a fantastic location and creatively design set pieces when art directing a shoot. Find out more at http://publicrecords.org/
Cinematographer Stefan Berrill tells his secrets on making a great looking video on a tight budget. From lighting tricks to strategically using technology - creativity is key to stretching a dollar. Find out more at http://publicrecords.org/
Producer Ryan Reynolds shares his tips on thinking like an entrepreneur when making a music video. Find out how you can get a 5K grant to make your own music video in BC or AB at http://publicrecords.org/
Director Matt Leaf talks about what it takes to be successful on a small budget, from collaborating on ideas to using his social network to cast the production. Learn more about how you can get a 5K grant for your music video http://publicrecords.org.
March, 2013
Episode , Date 2012

Grow Inc.

BC's foremost tech start-ups are making waves in the international tech scene and Vancouver is fast becoming Silicon Valley North. In this doc, we examine the sink or swim dynamics behind transforming a start-up into a world class brand. Produced by TELUS Optik Local. Airdate: December, 2012.
Episode , Date 2012

Emily Carr: Design for Space

In this mini-doc,we explore the design community of Vancouver and learn about the important role design plays in our lives. Follow Emily Carr University community members as they show us how design is everywhere. Featured. Airdate: August 2012. Produced by Emily Carr.
December, 2012
Episode Dec Featured, Date 2012

TELUS Cribs Special: Optik Fire Log

Join Optik Fire Log's friends and staff, as his girlfriend, Mia Logpal, gives us an intimate look at their amazing logxurious home and reveals his most personal spaces. TELUS Cribs Special: Firelog. Airdate: Dec 5, 2012
October, 2012
Episode 402 Featured, Date 2012

Special: Push For Change (Part 1 of 2)

Joe Roberts escaped a life on the streets to become the CEO of a successful multimedia company. Today, he's inspiring youth with his success story and pushing a shopping cart from Calgary to Vancouver - over 1071km for 3 months - to raise funds and awareness for kids at risk. We follow his incredible journey. Featured myVancouver Special Push for Change Special (Part 1 of 2).
Episode 402 Featured, Date 2012

Special: Push For Change (Part 2 of 2)

Joe Roberts escaped a life on the streets to become the CEO of a successful multimedia company. Today, he's raising awareness for kids at risk, pushing a shopping cart from Calgary to Vancouver. We continue to follow his incredible journey. Push for Change Special (Part 2 of 2).