Filmed on the streets of Downtown Dayton, this teaser for Muse Machine’s 2020 production of In The Heights features a diverse cast of rappers, singers and dancers. The production even got the attention of the show’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, after the cast shared a reaction video to the film trailer of In The Heights.
Winner of 2 Emmy Awards for Best PSA and Best Writer
Learn to Earn is an educational advocacy group whose goal is to prepare learners for a 21st century work environment. This national TV spot aimed at middle school students was designed to encourage the app generation to look beyond the now and into the future.
Created for Instagram and Twitter, this animated sequence for the Scientific Cultural Facilities District, aka SCFD, was meant as a surprise reveal of the organization’s 2019 rebranding effort. The motion graphics design features the old polar bear logo transforming into a newer, more colorful version followed by photos of people whose lives have been touched by this amazing organization.
With its risque scenarios and high-contrast color lighting, this trailer for Phamaly Theatre Company’s production of Chicago draws on the play’s burlesque roots while giving a wink and a nod to the film noir style of the 20’s and 30’s.
Directed & Edited by David Sherman
Music by John Taylor
By David Sherman
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Perhaps one of my most adventurous videos yet, this promo piece for Ranch Camp is as exciting as it is epic. Located on 400 acres in the Black Forest of Colorado covered with rolling hills, miles of trails and pristine forest, Ranch Camp is a place where life-long friendships are born, identities discovered, and youth challenged to grow in mind, body, and spirit in a vibrant Jewish community.
Created as a teaser for Seussical—the Dr. Seuss musical—this ad was designed to give viewers a sense of magic and mystery through the combination of selective cinematography, ethereal music, and puzzling narrations (provided by Hugh Jackman.)
When Morrie Schwartz is diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Mitch makes time in his busy schedule to pay respects to his favorite college mentor. Unable to resist Morrie’s charm, Mitch returns every week for a few last lessons from the retired professor on life, love, and what it means to say goodbye. Based on the bestselling true story, the heartfelt Tuesdays with Morrie “just might change your life” (New York Magazine).
Animation by David Sherman Creative
Original score by John Taylor
Key art by Ligature Creative