Sara + Mike Photo & Video

Sara + Mike Photo & Video
This gallery is from one of our larger wedding packages – Carla and Fergus Lowrey looked after the video while […] Read more. |

Girl Talk Empowerment

Girl Talk Empowerment
It was great being at the 3rd annual Girl Talk Empowerment day in Oshawa. The event invites girls from all […] Read more. |

Oshawa Pan Am

Oshawa Pan Am
The City of Oshawa invited Empty Cup to make a video about the Pan Am Torch Relay in Oshawa. Norma […] Read more. |

Boxing: Sweet Science

Boxing: Sweet Science
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery has a boxing exhibit to coincide with the 2015 Pan Am Games events here in Oshawa. […] Read more. |

Longworth Dental

Longworth Dental
The team of awesome people at Longworth Dental (www.longworthdental.ca) are not only incredible clients to work with but they also make sure we have […] Read more. |

Oshawa Community Museum

Oshawa Community Museum
We are very proud to live in Oshawa. It has a rich culture and great stories about its past. The Oshawa […] Read more. |

RMG Permanent Collection

RMG Permanent Collection
We’re big fans of the city we live in. Oshawa offers so much local greatness and cultural and historical opportunities. […] Read more. |

Why the long face?

Why the long face?
Carla and Colin are filmmakers to their core. So every year they participate in at least one film challenge. In […] Read more. |

Andrea & Brock Video+Photo

Andrea & Brock Video+Photo
Colin and Carla drove to Quebec to shoot this wedding. It was a very laid back day and the video […] Read more. |

Chantal & Brian Video

Chantal & Brian Video
Choosing a personable efficiant can really make a wonderful impact on your wedding day. Chantal and Brian’s wedding ceremony was […] Read more. |

Tim Watson in Studio

Tim Watson in Studio
Empty Cup’s latest video announces the upcoming release of Tim Watson’s latest album “Still a Young Man”. Carla spent a […] Read more. |

Camille & Rob Short Film

Camille & Rob Short Film
Camille and Rob had a ‘first look’ at Pickering Museum Village (an awesome vintage site resembling the 1800s) and tied […] Read more. |

TDDC – Ireland

TDDC - Ireland
We visited Ireland in June this year to film The Divine Destination Collection’s ‘Thin Places’ trip. We created two videos to […] Read more. |

Oshawa Commercial

Oshawa Commercial
Here’s a short commercial we made reminding people who live in Oshawa to register for their leisure activities for this […] Read more. |

Much Love, Scott – Award winning film

Much Love, Scott - Award winning film
Every year we participate in the “International 5 Day Documentary Challenge”. At the beginning of the competition, teams are given […] Read more. |

OAC Funded Projects

OAC Funded Projects
We were provided some funding through the Ontario Arts Council for the 2013-2014 school year to do 5 different video […] Read more. |

DASS: ‘Pulse’

DASS: 'Pulse'
This is an amazing collaborative video. This music video that was written by the students in the equity at DASS […] Read more. |

STEGH It’s OUR Hospital

STEGH It's OUR Hospital
The St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital worked with Empty Cup Media to create a video that brings a human story to the […] Read more. |

Danielle & Marc: Toronto, Ont

Danielle & Marc: Toronto, Ont
Another beautiful wedding installment. Carla and Colin shot this and Colin purchased the music and edited it all together. Enjoy! Read more. |

Blair and Esther Real Estate

Blair and Esther Real Estate
We were hired by the team at Blair and Esther Buchanan Real Estate to create a video to sell the team […] Read more. |

Continental Bank

Continental Bank
We had a great opportunity to create the launch video for Continental Bank. We worked with a script writer and […] Read more. |

Oshawa Culture Counts

Oshawa Culture Counts
The City of Oshawa is committed to the Arts, Culture and its Heritage. The City’s Arts, Culture and Heritage Plan […] Read more. |

Rebecca & Jovin: Toronto, Ontario

Rebecca & Jovin: Toronto, Ontario
This wedding had a lot of pressure because the bride and groom were extreme film enthusiasts. It was an honour at […] Read more. |

Sustainable Neighbourhoods

Sustainable Neighbourhoods
The City of Pickering hired Empty Cup Media to document their 2013 Sustainable Neighbourhoods project. Over 6 months, Colin and […] Read more. |

Shannon & Anthony: Oshawa, Ontario

Shannon & Anthony: Oshawa, Ontario
It’s great when we see familiar faces at weddings. Shannon and Anthony’s wedding was the 3rd amongst the amazing Scanga […] Read more. |

Feature Documentary Project

Feature Documentary Project
We’ve been shooting a feature length documentary for the past 7 years and are finally in the final stages of […] Read more. |

Oshawa Culture Counts

Oshawa Culture Counts
The City of Oshawa invited Colin and Carla to shoot their “Culture Counts” event on September 25, 2013 and then […] Read more. |

2013 Ajax in Bloom Competition

2013 Ajax in Bloom Competition
The Town of Ajax hired Colin to visit 13 houses over two days to get shots of their gardens. One […] Read more. |

DATCA 2013 Commercial

DATCA 2013 Commercial
The Durham Art of Transition Creative Awards is accepting nominations! Nominate an artist or organization from the Durham region at […] Read more. |

Dominican Destination Wedding

Dominican Destination Wedding
Brandon and Cassidy are long time friends of Colin and Carla. C2 went down to the Dominican Republic at the […] Read more. |

Images by Kerri Promo

Images by Kerri Promo
This short video highlights the importance to learn your about your photographer’s character before hiring one for a shoot while […] Read more. |

Sarah & Matt Short Film

Sarah & Matt Short Film
This short film was woven around a choreographed dance the bride did for her husband at the reception. There were […] Read more. |

Experience the Arts

Experience the Arts
We were asked to create a video that showcased the new auditorium and the other arts facilities at Eastdale C.V.I […] Read more. |

By Accident: International Short Doc

By Accident: International Short Doc
This short doc brings visibility to disability through the relationship of a talented improv duo, Mike Kamstra and Adam Wilkinson. […] Read more. |

Southwood Park PSAs

Southwood Park PSAs
These videos are a product of an Artist in Residence program. Colin visited Southwood Park PS once a week for […] Read more. |

“Heal Myself” Teaser

"Heal Myself" Teaser
The moment you’ve all been waiting for… Heal Myself‘s teaser is ready to whet your appetite! Empty Cup Media is […] Read more. |

“Right Now” PSA

"Right Now" PSA
This two and a half minute video is a product of an Artist in Residence project through the Durham District […] Read more. |

Destination DASS

Destination DASS
Empty Cup has done many projects with students and staff from Durham Alternative Secondary. Now that this awesome school is […] Read more. |

Living Underground Book Trailer

Living Underground Book Trailer
Check out the book trailer for Ruth E. Walker’s novel “Living Underground”. We joined forces with the talented writer to […] Read more. |

Royal Ashburn 50th Anniversary

Royal Ashburn 50th Anniversary
Royal Ashburn Golf Club is 50 years old! Colin attended the event to record the speeches made by Wilson Paterson, […] Read more. |

Empty Cup Co-op

Empty Cup Co-op
Over the past four months, Empty Cup had Nicolette join the team as a co-op student. She had the opportunity […] Read more. |

Colin’s Garden

Colin's Garden
In 2012, Colin grew a 12 x 25 vegetable garden in his backyard. Since the plants grew quickly, Colin couldn’t […] Read more. |

Annie Lane Events & Decor

Annie Lane Events & Decor
This quick video shares Eva and Nancy’s task of decorating an event. We all dream of how the evening festivities […] Read more. |

Lindsay & James

Lindsay & James
One of the best wedding receptions of the year. Lindsay is a dance instructor with a knack for creative entertaining, […] Read more. |

#SocialU

#SocialU
Colin was hired by the Town of Ajax to take photos and shoot a video on the social media networking […] Read more. |

Balanced Life Yoga

Balanced Life Yoga
To inject positive energy into their new studio space, the Balanced Life Yoga team wrote inspiring messages on the yet-to-be-finished […] Read more. |

Forget Me Knots – The 2012 DATCA Winning Documentary

Forget Me Knots - The 2012 DATCA Winning Documentary
Empty Cup’s Carla and Colin teamed up with buddy and colleague Evan Harper of Grand Design Films to enter a […] Read more. |

Peterborough EMS Video

Peterborough EMS Video
Peterborough EMS approached Empty Cup to create a community involvement PSA video to post online and present at trade shows. […] Read more. |

Holly & Scott

Holly & Scott
Holly & Scott tied the knot down south and hosted an uber awesome party at the Ajax Convention Centre when […] Read more. |

Ajax’s Sustainability Journey

Ajax's Sustainability Journey
For the past month we’ve been working with the Town of Ajax to create a video that highlights the sustainable […] Read more. |

Mel & Steve: Short Film

Mel & Steve: Short Film
Carla and Colin were both fortunate enough to shoot this wedding at Nestleton Waters Inn. This beautiful facility was the […] Read more. |

Sarah & Rob: Close To You

Sarah & Rob: Close To You
What a fun project! Empty Cup went camping for a night with this awesome family and put together a video […] Read more. |

Andrea & Sal

Andrea & Sal
What a wedding! Mother Nature granted us a beautiful day for Andrea & Sal, a stunning couple that Empty Cup […] Read more. |

Longworth Dental

Longworth Dental
When Longworth Dental updated their website with Simon De La Salle (www.simondelasalle.com) they wanted to include a profile on their […] Read more. |

Jenn Austin-Driver Photography

Jenn Austin-Driver Photography
Total flexibility. Those are the creative projects we like. Jenn from Jenn Austin-Driver Photography in Millbrook, Ontario contacted Empty Cup […] Read more. |

You Can Succeed

You Can Succeed
Durham Alternative Secondary School teacher Dave Muir contacted Empty Cup with a music video project funded by “Speak Up”. This […] Read more. |

Catherine + Devin

Catherine + Devin
Empty Cup packed up and travelled to Ottawa to shoot this awesome packed wedding day in the sunshine. The reception […] Read more. |

Altona Forest PSAs

Altona Forest PSAs
Colin worked with a group of students from Altona Forest Public School to create a number of public service announcements. […] Read more. |

Alisha & Richard

Alisha & Richard
Here at Empty Cup we’ve been working hard to develop our style into something that truly justifies the meaning of visual storytelling. We are […] Read more. |

DJ Lynz

DJ Lynz
It’s nice to work with like-minded individuals. Lindsey Pallister is the woman behind DJ Lynz, and we have worked with […] Read more. |

DIAC 2011

DIAC 2011
Once again, Empty Cup Media was at DIAC for nine days to take candid photos of the staff and students. […] Read more. |

Engagement Shoot

Engagement Shoot
In the spring of 2011, Colin and Carla joined Jamieson Dean in Old Montreal for one of his engagement shoots. Colin […] Read more. |

Gill & Adam

Gill & Adam
It was a cold and windy (yet sunny) December 4th when Gill and Adam took the big step. The spirits […] Read more. |

Ajax Cycling Tourism

Ajax Cycling Tourism
The Town of Ajax asked Empty Cup Media to create a video promoting cycling tourism at the  “Art of Transition: Tourism […] Read more. |

Nicole & Dustin

Nicole & Dustin
It’s a small world. And this wedding proved that. Multiple people from Colin’s past and present attended this wedding. And when […] Read more. |

Durham Region Roller Derby

Durham Region Roller Derby
Roller Derby is back with a fury. The Durham Region Roller Derby (DRRD) holds “fresh meat” training camps to recruit […] Read more. |

Kim & Mark

Kim & Mark
Kim and Mark got married at Knox College, had their photos taken at the Distillery District and partied at the […] Read more. |

Danielle & Dillon

Danielle & Dillon
This wedding was shot single angle by Colin with his Canon A1s and 5D Mark II cameras. He carried his […] Read more. |

Caoimhe & Dave

Caoimhe & Dave
On this bright, Thursday afternoon, Carla and Colin got to shoot Caoimhe & Dave’s wedding with Jeff Marchant from Life Creations photography. […] Read more. |

TorQ Promo

TorQ Promo
We recently had the pleasure of working with four lovely gentlemen who when together, go by the name of TorQ. Individually […] Read more. |

Anti Bully PSA

Anti Bully PSA
Empty Cup Media was brought into a Whitby public school to shoot an anti-bully PSA video funded by Speak Up. […] Read more. |

New Camera System

New Camera System
There is a fantastic leap being made in prosumer videography happening right now. Shooters are evolving from 3-chip video cameras […] Read more. |

2011 Epic Demo

2011 Epic Demo
Brace yourself. Empty Cup has just crammed over 100 of our juiciest shots into just 1 minute and 50 seconds. […] Read more. |

It Gets Better Music Video

It Gets Better Music Video
Empty Cup Media joined forces with Musician Jim Parker, Durham Alternative Secondary teacher Garrett Metcalfe, and a number of students […] Read more. |

Denise & Artur

Denise & Artur
This wedding was the first one shot single angle with our new Canon 5D Mark II and our Canon A1s […] Read more. |

The Wedding Centre

The Wedding Centre
Empty Cup Media has the pleasure of having their office in “The Wedding Centre” – a community of some of […] Read more. |

Our Wedding DVDs

Our Wedding DVDs
We put time and design into every wedding DVD case and label. Each wedding client gets custom artwork on their […] Read more. |

Destination Wedding

Destination Wedding
In May, 2010, Colin shot a destination wedding video in Dominican with Tracey and Cameron. He got to travel with […] Read more. |

Centre for Success

Centre for Success
The Durham District School Board hired Empty Cup Media to film their Centre for Success graduation ceremony. They then chose […] Read more. |

Lyla & Anthony

Lyla & Anthony
Shawn from Rhythm Entertainment and Colin from Empty Cup tore this wedding up at Royal Ashburn Golf Club in North […] Read more. |

Carla’s Wedding Proposal

Carla's Wedding Proposal
Around Spring time 2010, Colin had the great idea to propose to his girlfriend, and business partner, Carla during a […] Read more. |

Trafalgar Castle Virtual Tour

Trafalgar Castle Virtual Tour
Trafalgar Castle is a beautiful old building nicely hidden in the core of old Whitby, Ontario. It’s a private all […] Read more. |

Andreea & Harry

Andreea & Harry
The sun was shining right on Andreea & Harry when they got married. It was like a moment out of […] Read more. |

DDSB AIR Report

DDSB AIR Report
For the 3rd year in a row, the Durham District School Board has asked Empty Cup Media to shoot a […] Read more. |

Mayors’ Charity Golf Classic

Mayors' Charity Golf Classic
Every year the Rouge Valley Hospital Foundation in Ajax holds an elite golf tournament raising funding for new equipment and […] Read more. |

2009 Wedding Demo

2009 Wedding Demo
We’ve pulled some of our favourite clips together for our 2009 demo, and this is the result: Read more. |

Gina & Trevor highlights

Gina & Trevor highlights
Colin shot this video, while working with photographer Mario, from Red Planet. They shot in union station which was great […] Read more. |

Empty Cup Editing Retreat

Empty Cup Editing Retreat
For a week in May, Empty Cup ventured up to the Burwell cottage to go on an editing blitz. While […] Read more. |

Jeffery’s Jewels

Jeffery's Jewels
Our video buddy Mike Golec (motionmuseum.ca) and his girlfriend Daisy instigated this piece after finding a short video competition online. […] Read more. |

Inspired by Life

Inspired by Life
Colin wrote this script when he was in college, but shot it with Carla and some of their other video […] Read more. |

DIAC 2010

DIAC 2010
DIAC is an acronym for Durham Integrated Art Camp. It runs annually and focuses on visual, auditory, spoken, performance and […] Read more. |

The New School Virtual Tour

The New School Virtual Tour
The New School is a private high school in Toronto inhabiting the old Massey Mansion. It’s a beautiful building that has […] Read more. |

Ashley and Franco highlight reel

Ashley and Franco highlight reel
Ashley and Franco are youthful and charming couple.  The dynamic of the family and friends they invited made it easy to […] Read more. |

Everyone Jump Promo

Everyone Jump Promo
Ophea (Ontario physical health and education association)  approached Empty Cup and asked us to shoot (video/photo) an educational “Everyone Jump […] Read more. |

Sonia & Christopher highlights

Sonia & Christopher highlights
This wedding represents us well. The music is funky and fast (not super mainstream), the venues are high-class and the couple […] Read more. |

Melissa & Kevin highlights

Melissa & Kevin highlights
This is the highlight reel from Melissa and Kevin’s wedding. Colin did the photo and Carla was on video. Great […] Read more. |

Real Estate Virtual Tour Demo

Real Estate Virtual Tour Demo
Empty Cup Media loves camera toys, and our steadicam is one of them. The steadicam is a stabilizing unit which […] Read more. |

It Was Smooth

It Was Smooth
 “It Was Smooth” is a cute movie about Cheerios Colin made many years ago just for fun. Enjoy 🙂 Read more. |

ABC’s World Record Attempt

ABC's World Record Attempt
ABC Canada asked Empty Cup to document their World Record Attempt to have the most children reading with an adult at a […] Read more. |

Lyla & Anthony photo section

Lyla & Anthony photo section
Lyla & Anthony come from two very excellent families. Their parents were constantly asking Colin how he was doing throughout […] Read more. |

Carla on TV (age 16)

Carla on TV (age 16)
Carla and her friend Andrea entered Much Music’s Stop Racism Video Competition when they were in high school. Their commercial […] Read more. |

Rosanna & Chad

Rosanna & Chad
  Ro & Chad booked Empty Cup for engagement photos, wedding photos, and a wedding video.  The engagement shoot happened just […] Read more. |

Cassandra & Brad

Cassandra & Brad
This was a big one. Colin went to college with Brad, and Carla became friends with Brad working at a […] Read more. |