Following last night’s shoot at Carnaval Maine, it was off to the editing room to cut an updated PSA to air on WCSH6. After all, there’s still 8 more nights of festivities left.
Since the onset COVID-19, we’ve seen a steady rise in live streaming video work. Today, we teamed up with Eric Bailey of Maine Video Marketing to host our second live stream training with the Maine Dental Association. I always appreciate these kinds of jobs as … Continue readingMaine Dental Association December Live Stream
As we gear up for Carnival 2022, the folks at Shamrock Sports and Entertainment again approached me to create some branded content leading up to the event. Since it was so popular during the Live + Work in Maine Open, they decide to do another … Continue readingBites and Brews – Rising Tide and Central Provisions
After a successful shoot for MaineConnect, Eric at Maine Video Marketing reached out again to ask for assistance conducting a live stream for the Maine Dental Association. I was excited for this opportunity as I’m new to live streaming and felt this would be … Continue readingMaine Dental Association October Live Stream
A lot of the work that comes through Beverly Boy Productions tends to be either corporate or medical. Today’s shoot was the later. The team from PTV had been shooting in Massachusetts for close to a week when a family emergency pulled their Director of … Continue readingPTV – Mesolyft
The pandemic impacted a lot of things, and the 2020 Maine Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony was one of those. So after a year away, the ceremony is back and bigger than ever. I again collaborated with Maine legend Bill Green to create 18 … Continue readingThe Return of the Maine Sports Hall of Fame
Back in June we had the unique opportunity of filming an interview with Doom Patrol Executive Producer Jeremy Carver. This interview would be part of the narrative glue for 10 BTS promos that would run at the end of each episode. Today, the first episode … Continue readingDoom Patrol Featurette Premiere
In an age of COVID, last minute cancellations are a common place occurrence. Today’s shoot came as the result of someone on the production team cancelling at the last minute… but luckily, I was available. Benchmark worked in collaboration with Ethos marketing to bring this … Continue readingFood Export Northeast Shoot
In our business, we do a lot of work for hire, being subcontracted by various agencies. Today, we were booked by a company called Market Scale. They sent us to Massachusetts to work with VECNA Robotics, a company who were developing an AI based unit … Continue readingVECNA Robotics
Today was a fanboy’s dream came true. We were subcontracted to shoot an interview with executive producer Jeremy Carver for the DC Series Doom Patrol. Our interview will be featured in 10 behinds the scenes featurettes that will run each week on HBO directly following … Continue readingDoom Patrol Interview Shoot
Marketing and branding is a huge part of what companies do. For this project, Beverly Boy Productions hired me to shoot some testimonials for the company Intrabrand. The intent was to gather information for their client Samsung from top level marketing executives in Boston, MA. … Continue readingIntrabrand Interview for Samsung
With corporate videos, you never quite know where you’ll be filming. For today’s green screen shoot for Lilly, we were given a hotel room in Dartmouth, NH due to its close proximity to our talent’s college. Given the tight quarters, we condensed all of the … Continue readingLilly Green Screen Shoot
One of my all time favorite things to film is food. So, when Shamrock Sports and Entertainment came to me with their newest promotion for the Live + Work in Maine Open, Bites and Brews, I knew I was going to have some fun. For … Continue readingBites and Brew – Mast Landing & Nighthawk’s Kitchen
I find the craft of precision wood working to be utterly fascinating, and there aren’t many better in the business than the folks at Thomas Mosier. Today we toured their facility in Auburn, ME where we got a first hand look at the process of … Continue readingThomas Mosier Spotlight
Norman Beaupré was born in Maine and is presently a Professor Emeritus at the University of New England. He is the author of several publications. He writes in both English and French. He has traveled extensively and spent three sabbaticals in Paris. His books represent … Continue readingWhen the Flowers are Gone
Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of calls from Beverly Boy Productions. This project would send me to West Hartford, Connecticut to film interview that would be used as part of an internal advertising campaign for Skedulo, an online scheduling platform that being utilized heavily … Continue readingSkedulo Interview
As we begin to get closer to the release of Stephen King Dollar Baby: The Book (in which our own Corey Norman is featured), the distributor has released a sneak peak.This is a preview of the director, Tommy McLoughlin and his essay about the Stephen King … Continue reading‘Stephen King Dollar Baby: The Book’ Sneak Peak
From Bloodydisgusting.com: New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up successfully smashed through its fundraising goal over on Indiegogo, and we’ve learned today that David Howard Thornton has signed on. Thorton is best known to horror fans as Art the Clown in Terrifier and Terrifier 2. The upcoming slasher film from director Corey Norman will also star … Continue reading‘Terrifier’ Actor David Howard Thorton Joins the Cast of Time’s Up
From Bloodydisgusting.com New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up has almost hit its funding goal over on Indiegogo, and we’ve learned today that Deron Miller (CKY, 96 Bitter Beings) is the latest to join the cast. Miller will play himself, as a Disc Jockey for the fictional Pine Falls only … Continue readingCKY’s Deron Miller Joins the Cast of Time’s Up!
From Bloodydisgusting.com: New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up is currently halfway to its funding goal over on Indiegogo, and we’ve learned today that Dave Sheridan (Scary Movie, The Devil’s Rejects) has signed on. The upcoming slasher film from director Corey Norman will also star the previously announced Damian Maffei (The Strangers Prey … Continue reading‘Scary Movie’ Actor Dave Sheridan Joins the Cast of Time’s Up
From Dreadcentral.com: Time’s Up!, an upcoming slasher film from director Corey Norman, starring Damian Maffei (The Strangers Prey at Night, Haunt), Hannah Fierman (V/H/S and Siren), L.C. Holt (You’re Next, V/H/S/2), and Felissa Rose (Sleepaway Camp, Scream Test) has launched a crowdfunding campaign on the platform Indiegogo. The campaign will last 30 days and features … Continue reading‘Sleepaway Camp’ Actress Felissa Rose Joins the Cast of Time’s Up!
From Bloodydisgusting.com: We’ve got some more casting news for the upcoming New Year’s Eve slasher Time’s Up for you this week, as we’ve learned that V/H/S actress Hannah Fierman has signed on to star. Fierman played Lily in the “Amateur Night” segment of our horror anthology. Kamarra Cole and David E. McMahon (10/31 Part 2) … Continue reading‘V/H/S’ Star Hannah Fierman and More Join Upcoming New Year’s Eve Slasher ‘Time’s Up’
A lot has changed over this last year. Things that we’ve taken for granted, things like live music, are currently on hold due to global pandemic COVID-19. Today was had a unique experience. Unlike so many people who currently cannot attend a concert, we were … Continue readingSummerfest ME: Ending Hunger at Home
It’s official! Director Corey Norman is one of 50 filmmakers that will be featured in Anthony Northrup’s upcoming book Stephen King: Dollar Baby: The Book. Adapting “Suffer the Little Children” was one of the coolest filmmaking endeavors of our professional career, and now you can … Continue readingCorey Norman to be Featured in ‘Stephen King Dollar Baby: The Book’
From Bloodydisgusting.com: Actors from The Strangers: Prey at Night, Haunt, V/H/S/2 and You’re Next are set to star in the New Year’s slasher Time’s Up, with principal photography slated to begin in January 2021. We’ve got your first look at the film’s wonderfully retro poster art today, designed by Chris Barnes of Brutal … Continue readingGlorious Retro Poster for Upcoming New Year’s Eve Slasher ‘Time’s Up’ Counts Down to Murder
Although known best for our production work, especially in the horror genre, Bonfire Films offers a variety of client based services. Several months ago, we offered one of these services to directors Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (Writers, A Quiet Place) and producer Eli Roth … Continue readingHaunt is Now in Theaters
For the second year in a row, the folks at Shamrock Sports and Entertainment have brought us onboard to immortalize 10 new inductees into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame. Working closely with Maine News legend Bill Green, we crafted each of these inductee videos … Continue reading2019 Maine Sports Hall of Fame
If you’ve ever experienced the fourth of July in Portland, then you know the Portland Symphony Orchestra is a large part of what makes the experience so special. But for the past few years, they were sadly missed. This year things are changing…the POPS are … Continue readingThe Portland Symphony Orchestra is Back…and We were there
The time has finally come…”Early Grave,” the newest music video from our friends in The Contortionist, has just been released. Back in September of 2018, we spent three days immersed in the Maine landscape, filming in an experimental forest (the same one from the Language … Continue readingThe Contortionist’s “Early Grave” Music Video was just released
This is it, the culmination of many months worth of hard work. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the final episode of Puckland Season One. From coaches and equipment managers to the operations and marketing staffs, it takes a village to perfectly execute a Mariners … Continue readingThe Final Episode of Puckland is here!
The penultimate episode of Puckland is here! In The Mariners make final roster changes and introduce the official team at a fan event. The crazy thing about editing reality is when you begin, you really have no idea where the story will lead you. We … Continue readingEpisode 5 of Puckland is on NBCSports Now!
The competition heats up in Puckland Episode 4: Cut and Mouse. The Mariners’ scrimmage against Worcester has some big consequence for cut day. Much like episode 3, this was my other favorite episode in the series to edit. At this point, producer Devon Platte (Northwoods Law, … Continue readingThe Competition Heats Up in Puckland Episode 4
Are you ready for Puckland Episode Three: Training Camp? With the regular season approaching, the Maine Mariners hold an intense training camp and evaluate local players for their final roster. As an editor, this was one of my favorite episodes to cut in this series. … Continue readingAre You Ready for Puckland Episode 3?
After a well received first episode, Puckland is back with their newest installment. In the second episode of Puckland, new head coach Riley Armstrong prepares for the Maine Mariners’ upcoming training camp, both on and off the ice. Your browser does not support iframes.
Over the past year, it may have seemed as though Bonfire Films has been relatively inactive…surprise! We’ve been working tirelessly with Shamrock Sports and Entertainment and Dirigo Media on Puckland, a Hockey Docuseries from creator Devon Platte (Northwoods Law, Amazing Race) for NBCSports Network. Puckland … Continue readingPuckland Episode 1 is now on NBC Sports
You never know quite what the project will be when you get the call from Beverly Boy, and that’s one of the biggest reasons why I love working for them. Today we shot a series of testimonials with corresponding B-Roll for Bald Eagle Investments. The … Continue readingBald Eagle Investments
It’s amazing how quickly three days actually pass while making art. Today marked our third and final day of production on The Contortionist’s “Early Grave” music video, and found us in some of the most beautiful locations yet. We began the day with a sunrise … Continue readingThe Contortionist ‘Early Grave’ Day 3
After nearly four years since our last collaborative effort, we have begun making a new music video for the Indiana based progressive metal band The Contortionist. I’ve know Mike Lessard, the band’s vocalist, for nearly twenty years now, so it’s always a special time when … Continue readingThe Contortionist “Early Grave” Day 1
As someone who’s been an advocate of Maine filmmaking for the past decade, It was a great surprise and honor to be appointed to the Maine Film Commission. During my time in Augusta, I’ll work diligently to assist the film commissioner as she works to … Continue readingCorey Norman Appointed to Maine Film Commission
Earier this spring, I had the honor of directing a profile piece on Lonnie Moulder, founder of the biopharmaceutical company TESRO, for the Booth Chicago website. Along with our director of photography Kenn Gonneville, we spent the morning with Lonnie discussing everything from his college … Continue readingThe Man Who Beat Cancer