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Christmas Lights is a short film produced for the Central Christian Church 2012 Christmas program. It's a video using non verbal communication to demonstrate an important theme at Christmas time; love and family.

This video was filmed in Las Vegas, over about 4 hours in the evening. I was only able to utilize one light source, and that was the Kino Barfly 200. We had to improvise using natural light from interiors, houses, and other ambient light sources. The day of filming, I ran to Home Depot and picked up a few small LED hand lights, which acted as rim and backlighting during a few of the medium shots, especially on the street scene.

Song: Christmas Lights by Coldplay

Filmed using the Sony FS700
Canon prime lenses
Sony zoom lenses
Zeiss ZF 100mm Makro (so sharp!)
Edit and Grade in FInal Cut Pro 7
2 35 aspect ratio

Produced by Central Christian Church and Jamice Ivie
Directed and Edited by Matt Peevy
Production Assistant and Camera by David Tate

j vimeo.com/56559000

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