We specialize in cinema-quality film productions for theatre, blueray, broadcast or online viral marking campaigns. Whether it is fast-moving action in extreme outdoor conditions, product placement, music video or a human-interest documentary. We are a vertically integrated production company managing all stages of a project (concept to delivery).
Our clients have included: NASA, Olympic Games, Apple, Warner Entertainment, Sports Canada, OLN, RSN, CBC, TSN, Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK), Universal Music, EMI-Capital Music, Sony Music BMI, Warner Entertainment, Canadian Space Agency, Subaru, Infinity, Salomon, Rogers Sports TV, CTV, CJOH, Baton Broadcasting, Snow Industries Association, Cross Country Canada, Sports Canada, James Cameron, Canoe Kayak Canada, Biathlon Canada, OFSAA, NCCP, OLN, Department of National Defence, Urban Fitness TV, Fox Sports Network, Madawaska Canoe Centre, Owl Rafting, Arctic Watch, Canadian Arctic Holidays, Nipika Lodge, Mt. Washington Resort, Cypress Bowl, Whistler, Cross Country Connection, Camp Fortune Ski Resort, Mont Ste. Marie Sea 2 Summit Adventure Race, Stryka Sports Drink, Madshus, Fischer, Swix, Gears Racing, Adidas, Atomic, Rossignol, Adventure Racing Canada, Canadian Ski Marathon, Keskinada World Loppet American Berkebeiner, National Capital Commission Canada, Gatineau Park Authority, Viosport, Ifilm, Mountain Sport, Action Sports, Underground Film, Screen47, Atom Films, Outside Magazine, Ottawa Outdoors, Trail Runner, Winter Sport Business, Coast, Canadian Geographic, Explore, Master Skier, Team XCottawa, Team XC-Com, Nakkertok Ski Club et.al.
In producing a number of feature-length independent films, we’ve exposed the subculture of outdoor adventure sports — showing with best of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, finalist at the Montreal Adventure Film Festival, yielding a best seller on DVD. Further providing behind the scenes footage for “Running the Sahara” film, Directed by James Moll, producer by Matt Damon. Our most recent feature film production: “Oxygen”, a feature-length film about outdoor athleticism — captured in Digital IMAX.
We produced MotionLab product the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and NASA. This involved a series of ultra high-resolution Point of View (PoV ) films walking, running, cycling and skiing through national parks to create a hyper-realistic immersive “Holo deck like” experience, which is currently, used on the International Space Station for astronauts to visualize during exercise sessions as an important countermeasure to long-term space missions.
We have teamed with "Canada's Best Undiscovered Songwriter" to produce a music video of for a movie soundtrack. Recently, we produced Music Video “Friends” title track for Mosely - a high-energy alternative rock band based out of Ottawa, Canada With her sweet and gritty rock ‘n’ roll vocals, bombshell frontwoman Dani guides this four-piece powerhouse of sound known as Mosely. Joined by Matt, Mike, and Eric, this fearless team is unapologetically loud. They like to turn it up with hard-hitting drums, bountiful bass and larger than life guitar.
We produced the Sports Drink commercials and promotional video for brand name sports companies (ADIDAS), Our studios have provided product placement in films for a number of market leading products (APPLE).
Our studios produced the television coverage for the 2010 Olympics, World Cup Skiing, World Adventure Racing Championships, National Marathon and Canoe-Kayak Championships for prime-time broadcast and theatrical films. Braving -30C snowstorms on a mountain, following the leaders on foot during the desert ultra marathon G2G, the best teams at the world adventure racing in Costa Rica or on course during the Olympics.
We’ve produced video portfolios for a large number of Olympians — a critical marketing tool in securing sponsorship.
With a distinct capability in outdoor media production, we’ve developed promotional video products for clients such as Whistler, Banff Norquay, Parks Canada Madawaska Canoe Centre, Owl Rafting, Nipika Lodge, Mt. Washington, et.al., — high grade media targeted for trade-shows, direct mail and broadcast productions.
Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) is a movement to improve the quality of sport and physical activity in Canada through improved athlete training and better integration between all stakeholders in the sport system. A key feature of CS4L is Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD), a developmental pathway whereby athletes follow optimal training, competition, and recovery regimens from childhood through all phases of adulthood. We produced the complete official DVD set for LTAD, which was distributed all sport governing bodies in the World. We also created a comprehensive manual on fitness training and technical instruction for sports such as: Nordic Skiing, Biathlon, Trail Running, Canoe, Kayaking etc. This 5 hour double-DVD set the standard for instructional technologies, and was adopted by the National Coaching Certification Program.
As a capable media resource, we’ve amassed over 1000 hours of unique outdoor sports footage of sports terrain, locations, events — up to ultra high definition and digital IMAX 6K.
We have co-developed a number of successful productions with organizations who may have had a great idea and opportunity, but needed facilities, professional skills and a budget. For joint venture productions o2films can supply the necessary expertise and resources at all stages of the production. We start be signing a mutual non-disclosure agreement then we listen to you idea, assess the risk and tell you precisely how we can make it a reality.