For each of the three episodes in this digital documentary series, Spacestation was embedded with the WNBA's New York Liberty. Each episode details one day—1440 minutes—spent with the players, coaches, and personnel. We captured quiet moments, exciting game highlights, and personal stories that painted a poignant picture of what it's like to work in women's professional basketball.
Client: The Players’ Tribune
Spacestation completely rebooted the MTV Unplugged franchise, with an Emmy Award winning new season featuring Katy Perry, Adele, Vampire Weekend, Silversun Pickups, Paramore and All Time Low. Shot in New York City, the revamp featured more intimate settings that brought both the live studio audience and the viewer closer to the artists. The rich tradition of MTV Unplugged found new life and multiple awards, and even launched albums for Katy Perry and All Time Low.
Food meets Funny in this outrageous sketch comedy series with a culinary slant we created for the Cooking Channel. Fodder made fun of nearly every trope in the world of restaurants and recipes. The incredible cast featured SNL's Sasheer Zamata, Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, Gabe Liedman and many other comedic geniuses before they were famous.
Client: Cooking Channel
Daryn Carp's day job is working as Andy Cohen's assistant. In her downtime, this pop culture junkie digs through the Bravo video vault to find hilarious, obscure and rawkus moments from past shows. Daryn also interviewed, played games and gosipped with several fan-favorite personalities from hit shows like "Vanderpump Rules," "Million Dollar Listing" and "Real Housewives."
This music video premiered on Baebel Music, screened at SXSW and eventually found its way to MTV, Vimeo, YouTube, VH1 and Fuse. More than 2 million viewers have watched the kissing couples going at it in this wistful, romantic and hope-tinged video that also won awards at the LA Independent Film Festival, W3 and the Silicon Valley Film Festival.
Client: We Are Augustines
We partnered with IAC's leading subscriber fitness site, Daily Burn, to create Daily Burn 365. Each 30-minute episode is a live workout/morning show and features elite trainers, dedicated participants and an occasional celebrity. Viewers are invited to participate over Skype, live chat and social media. We've created a community of fitness enthusiasts who will tell you, no other morning show is quite like #DB365.
Client: Daily Burn
Platform: Digital SVOD
Hosted by New York Times best-selling author and Esquire editor-at-large A.J. Jacobs, “How We Work” takes a look inside the human body using animation, creative visual tricks and lo-fi production design. A.J. explores the basics of health science topics like sleep, breathing and effects of caffeine. Viewers learn how the body works, why these incredible bodily functions exist plus how they can harness and improve these functions to better themselves.
Client: Turner Broadcasting
This outrageous new approach to National College Signing Day was produced with The Players' Tribune. USA Today said, "Welcome to Signing Day, the reboot," and said the event "Changed the face of high school National Signing Day as we know it." At this star-studded live extravaganza, new Michigan football recruits were welcomed by Derek Jeter, Tom Brady, Jim Harbaugh, Ric Flair and more celebrities from sports, stage and screen. Lou Holtz even did a "dab" on stage! The game has changed, thanks to us. Go Blue!
Client: The Players' Tribune & The University of Michigan
This holiday special aired on Cooking Channel and featured SNL's Sasheer Zamata alongside comedian John Murray from the Upright Citizen's Brigade. Hosted by culinary expert Simon Majumdar, "Back in Time for Thanksgiving" transported viewers to 1620 when the original Pilgrims sat down to feast with Native Americans. We explored recipes, farming techniques and even hunting methods in this humorous look at the origins of America's favorite holiday.
Client: Cooking Channel
We are incredibly proud of this educational series devoted to parents and families who want to learn more about LGBTQ issues. The show is based on "This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids" written by our hosts, Dannielle Owens-Reid and Kristin Russo. They are founders of Everyone Is Gay and have traveled all over the country educating and illuminating people along the way.
Client: Scripps Networks/ULive
This independent music series features married couples who play music together, professionally. Our pilot featured Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips from the iconic indie band, Luna. Shot at a music shop in Brooklyn and the couples' Lower East Side apartment, this intimate, stripped down pilot gives viewers a front row seat for music and love.
This feature documentary won the Grand Jury Prize for Directing at SXSW 2013 and you can see it now on Amazon Video, Vudu, YouTube, iTunes and Google Play Movies & TV. Directors AJ Schnack and David Wilson, with Producer Nathan Truesdell, followed four families for five years, as they made their living performing in Branson, Missouri. The resulting film is an ode to Robert Altman and Charles Dickens, with storylines weaving and subjects often crossing one another's path. These are tales of family and artistry set against the backdrop of country music and America's most amiable tourist town.
Spacestation teamed up with our pals at Food Network to deliver their first round of original Snapchat content. We created more than 200 videos focused on recipes, hacks, tips & tricks to make food fun and ingenius. We shot in the 9:16 format, working to create this content specifically for viewing on mobile. One look and you'll agree - this is some tasty content.
Client: Food Network
Spacestation teamed up with our friends at SeeFood Media to create this mouthwatering James Beard nominated series. We featured recipes with an upbeat, healthy bent that worked in situations ranging from Super Bowl parties to lunch on the go.
Client: Turner Broadcasting and Food Network
Created for Cooking Channel, Ingredient Intel is your guide to buying, prepping, cooking and storing your favorite foods. The more than 60 videos in this series feature animation, live-action and even puppetry. Everything you need to know about delicious foodstuffs in just a few minutes.
Client: Cooking Channel/Food Network
Platform: Digital/Broadcast Interstitial
We teamed up with AMC to shoot and produce a series of behind the scenes promos for Feed The Beast, starring David Schwimmer. Two units filmed interviews and behind-the-scenes over four days, creating a trio of stylized, high-quality glimpses into the series.