We create films to inspire, foster understanding and highlight stories worth sharing. Our dynamic team combines technical prowess, intuition and a lot of heart in every project.

Documentaries

Real life is awesome. Empty Cup Media captures the essence of a story, shaping your experience into art. Work with our mobile film crew and skilled post production team to share your message.

Web Shorts & Online Marketing

Short. Simple to shoot. Serves a clear purpose. Empty Cup Media will produce a series of short videos to engage your audience. Build a presence and stay connected.

Event Coverage

Hours of hard work have gone into planning your event.  Bring in our qualified team to capture the magic of it in full swing. Be it documentation, promotion, securing sponsorship, grant support material, or a commercial product –  adding our crew to the guest list is a smart decision.

Straight from the Portfolio

Browse a showcase of our most recent video projects.

Film Updates

Learn more about films we’ve been working on and connect with the Empty Cup community.

The Peterborough EMS hired us in 2012 to create a video that showed how connected they are to their local community. Then in 2017 they asked us to make an updated version of the video. They have a new Chief and there have been lots......

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Rick Hansen Man In Motion Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation hosted a Youth Leadership Summit from May 20-22, 2017. Empty Cup Media spent the weekend in Ottawa and shot some historical and impactful moments during the summit. We......

  Armoured Time Machines is Empty Cup Media’s 4th short documentary (after Forget Me Knots, By Accident and Much Love, Scott). This 11 minute film is about Gulf War veterans being reunited with the same military vehicles they fought the war in 25 years after the......

Empty Cup Media has proudly donated a camera kit to The Robert McLaughlin Gallery for their 50th anniversary. Colin has been mentoring media team members at the gallery for the past 2 years at RMG Fridays. He also spends his time teaching at Durham College......

We are the proud owners of the brand new Panasonic Lumix GH5 DSLR camera. It can shoot 4k at 60 frames per second (and 10-bit 422 colour) and it shoots 180 frames per second at full HD. It’s a DSLR style body that uses all......