Film and Television

[gallery ids="7037,7044,7040,7041,7042,7043,7038"] The Art Gallery of Northumberland (AGN) is a collecting gallery in Coburg, Ontario and they were the recipient of over 100 paintings from Ronnie Kaplansky in 2020. The AGN asked Empty Cup to make a short film about the generous donation as well as...

It's Christmas in the summer time! The Oshawa Museum approached Empty Cup Media to create a video in lieu of their annual Holiday Lamp lighting Tour in the early summer of 2020. They anticipated that Covid would have an impact on their ability to host...

Every year we pack up our trusty SUV and drive 4,000+ kms to Nelson, B.C. where we teach film camp for a month to 8-16 year old students. In 2019, we spent 17 days driving out west with our 5 month old baby Draven. We...

Canada's largest mobile military vehicle museum, The Ontario Regiment Museum, invited us to film their largest event of the year to make a 32 minute documentary. AQUINO is a weekend long event that takes more than 8 months of planning and roughly 200 volunteers to...

From June 15 to August 15, 2018, Empty Cup Media was traveling across Canada. We drove out to Nelson, BC to teach at Selkirk College for a few weeks teaching their film camp to 8-13 year olds. This highlight reel was filmed entirely on our...

Cottage country is beautiful. It offers so much to those who know how to embrace their environment. Wendy Moses discovered rowing at a young age while up at her cottage under the guidance of her father. She had always wanted her father to see her...

  [gallery ids="5824,5825,5826,5827,5828,5829,5830,5831,5832,5833"] 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 now completed three videos for the Ontario Regiment Museum. This is a high energy commercial for their annual event "Aquino Day" which happens late May. Moving tanks, explosions, tank rides, local history - a must-see event for any military enthusiast. For ticket information...

Carla and Colin are filmmakers to their core. So every year they participate in at least one film challenge. In the past, they have made documentaries in 5 days  and been successful in placing in the competition. This film was for a 'feel good' competition,...

Every year we participate in the "International 5 Day Documentary Challenge". At the beginning of the competition, teams are given a theme and a genre, and in only 5 days they must shoot, edit and deliver a 5-7 minute documentary. We drew "behind the curtain"...

Empty Cup's Carla and Colin teamed up with buddy and colleague Evan Harper of Grand Design Films to enter a 5-day Doc Challenge. The contest was put on by DOC in conjunction with Hot Docs 2012, and it was a truly awesome experience and we...

Total flexibility. Those are the creative projects we like. Jenn from Jenn Austin-Driver Photography in Millbrook, Ontario contacted Empty Cup looking for a company profile video - but they were looking to have their clients get a feel for their characters as opposed to their...