Paradise Estates is a project that has been constructed over the last year and a half, I was tasked to follow the building process of a group of homes in West Kelowna. What had really drawn me to this series of videos was the different approach of telling the story. I partnered up with MakeSpace to create a more cinematic and visually compelling story line, rather than a group of documentation videos.
The first video in the group showcases the people behind the project, slowly introducing the vision that has become Paradise Estates.
I wanted to capture the look and feel of this video in a more candid fashion, I didn't want talking heads or walk-throughs, but something that was easy to watch and connect with.
This was a project that never felt rushed, we always had ample time to take in the locations and scenery to really develop the look we were aiming for.
This project was entirely shot on RED Cameras giving us the best results possible. Starting off with the Epic-X and finishing with the Epic-W, we were able to really capture the colors, beauty and essence of the Okanagan. Showcasing the surrounding areas was very important for these videos as we needed to show a footprint of the properties. For this we used the DJI Mavic Pro which was very versatile and has performed extremely well, even keeping up with speeding boats.
With the combined efforts of MakeSpace and the entire team at Paradise Estates, documenting the process of these properties has been an amazing opportunity.