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How to Spend Money Without Really Trying
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That $3 coffee was great because it got you out of the house for a couple of hours.  The change of scenery was probably good for your head and it’s good to be around people. Same for the coffee you bought yesterday ($6) and the ones you bought Tuesday ($9), Wednesday($12) and Friday($15) of last week.  A couple of those days were Starbucks days...

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‘The Whole is Greater’ – Video Breakdown
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A number of people have asked me where the idea for the Firefox Flick “The Whole is Greater” came from.  Here you go: More detail than you thought could fit in a 60 second video… or a blog post. Background At the beginning of the process, everyone was given a creative brief from Mozilla. You can read the brief here.  Mozilla is in the process of...

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We Won North America!
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A while back we entered the Firefox Flicks short film competition.  This year’s competition was focused on Firefox OS, a new mobile operating system created by Mozilla, Firefox’s parent company.  Here’s our entry: Director: David Pestka  Director of Photography: Aaron McFarlane   Grip: Stan Pestka   Voiceover: Joseph Hall   Music: Funny Death  Editing: Running With Elephants LLC A few weeks ago we were notified...

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The Whole is Greater
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This video won North America in the Firefox Flicks international short film competition. Director: David Pestka  Director of Photography: Aaron McFarlane   Grip: Stan Pestka   Voiceover: Joseph Hall   Music: Funny Death  Editing: Running With Elephants...

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Eric Church
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Eric Church

Aug 8, 2013 by

Not only is Eric Church one of America’s favorite country stars, he’s also a really nice guy. Don’t you love to hear that about the people you respect? http://runningwithelephants.com/Videos/country_tour.mp4 Director David...

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The Breakmission – Come By
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Every once in a while you come across a band whose music is so good you can’t understand how they haven’t taken off. This is “Come By” by The Breakmission: http://runningwithelephants.com/Videos/come_by.mp4 Director David...

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Tech Ops – Episode 2
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The second installment of the Microsoft Tech Ops web series is here! http://runningwithelephants.com/Videos/techops_ep2.mp4 This show has been a lot of fun. To learn more about the series click...

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Trinity For Life
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A short documentary-style film highlighting the contributions made to the college and the effects those contributions have had on the students who attend. http://runningwithelephants.com/Videos/trinity_for_life.mp4 Producer: Bob Handelman Director: David Pestka  Director of Photography: Aaron McFarlane   Sound: Dennis Hrbek Editing: Running With Elephants...

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Trinity College
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An admissions spot designed to entice potential students. http://runningwithelephants.com/Videos/trinity_admission.mp4 Producer/Still Imagery: Bob Handelman Director: David Pestka  Editing/Cinematography: Running With...

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Tech Ops Episode 1
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Tech Ops Episode 1

Dec 15, 2012 by

The first episode of Microsoft Tech Ops is here! http://runningwithelephants.com/Videos/techops_ep1.mp4 What makes this series different? Well, the guy that plays our hero is not an actor. Neither is Michael from Pathacura. (Maddie IS a professional actress named Tracy Pendergast – isn’t she great?) Pathacura actually called Microsoft about a technical issue they were having with their servers. Kurt, played by Rob Griffin, is an...

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