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Original Photography vs. Stock Imagery


We shoot original photography because we take pride in our work. Like Leo Burnet said, “Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people.”


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C&I Dailies | Week 8


On-Set with C&I Studios (Video Production) — Our video production team knows how to enjoy a day on the job. It’s justified. We work with cool people, cool products, and in cool settings. So you can guarantee we will enjoy the experience to the fullest once the work is said and done… respectfully, of course.


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History Matters | Daisy Bates


As a young girl, this newspaper publisher and civil rights activist met tragedy with the murder of her mother at the hands of three white men. This fueled her thirst for justice, and it was what propelled her, with her husband, to start the Arkansas State Press.


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Company Culture

C&I Dailies | Week 7


Our industry can be challenging. It requires constant attention, and that demand can be discouraging. Mistakes have been made. More are sure to follow. But a mistake is not a defeat. It is a learning experience. And that is something we pride ourselves on upholding.


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C&I Dailies | Week 6


Professional photography and video production have always been the bread and butter of C&I Studios. And by that, we mean that that is where we made our debut into the age of advertising.


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C&I Dailies | Week 5


Design is a primary function in every source of work we develop at C&I Studios. It influences the way we approach each project, from brainstorming to execution. It even applies to our sales team — salute to fashion design! (they dress to the nines) 😉


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Full Service Marketing

C&I Dailies | Week 4


The design of our studio plays a huge role in bringing our team together. Actually, it is probably what encourages such an involved level of collaboration. From brainstorming to execution, we come together project after project.


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Event Planning for Fort Lauderdale


Community engagement through event planning has become a cornerstone of the C&I Studios experience. That’s one of the reasons we partnered with A2 Events. Our relationships with neighboring businesses, and our bond with the artists and people who come alongside us to further our shared mission is one of our strongest connections to the community.


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C&I Dailies | Week 3


We are the fortunate few who receive daily instruction on ways to improve society, as well as daily lessons on how to improve ourselves. That is just one of the reasons we visit our clients in their natural habitats. If we don’t know where they are coming from, how can we expect to elevate their brands?


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Brew Urban Cafe

Next Door | Bay Doors


The best café in Fort Lauderdale is getting better. We’re always finding ways to improve Next Door to make our guests more comfortable. For our next project, we will be installing sweet glass bay doors by the railroad tracks at Brew Urban Café.


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Amazon Go – Friend or Foe?


For those of you who haven’t heard, the future has arrived in the form of a new grocery store concept: Amazon Go. This is a huge development in the world of digital communication. Why? Because you don’t have to communicate.


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From Miami: I Love You


Happy Valentine’s Day from Miami… eh, maybe not so much. While most people are clinging to love this Valentine’s Day, we found inspiration in love lost. We understand (on a personal level) that breakups can weigh heavily on your thoughts. That they can carve sadness into your heart. And that they can reveal your inherent flaws.


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C&I Dailies | Week 2


We can’t help but share these experiences with you. Art shouldn’t be confined to our inner circles. Nope. Art is about throwing your voice out there and waiting for someone to shout back. If they like it — awesome! If not — awesome! Criticism is growth. Without it, there would be no development in society. Yes, that was an invitation to share your opinions with us.


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C&I Dailies | Week 1


Each of us has a vision. It begins with a simple thought, creative idea, and before we know it the room is full of energy bouncing around. This is something so amazing to watch as it’s being put into action. At C&I Studios, whether we are on set or back in the office, this is an exceptional characteristic about our team.


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Social Media Marketing today| Facebook drops some news


Facebook is returning control to users by empowering their newsfeeds to reflect their unique personality and interests. Basically, Facebook’s user-base is tired of being smothered by business billboards, and hard sells (gross).


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Dailies: Ocala


Each of us has a vision. It begins with a simple thought, creative idea, and before we know it the room is full of energy bouncing around. This is something so amazing to watch be put into action. At C&I Studios, whether we are on set or back in the office, this is an exceptional characteristic about our team.


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The River Cabin

C&I Films | The River Cabin


“The River Cabin” portrays a journey of forgiveness through fleeting moments of tenderness and callousness. It seeks to answer questions of personal value in an age when self-worth has become a hyperbole.


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Uncreative Radio: EP.6 [Airtime: 1.25.17, 1:00 PM ET]


Episode Number 5 of Uncreative Radio


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Our City: Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport


We’ve been asking ourselves… what exactly will it take?
On Friday, the airport we frequent on average more than once a week, made us the most recent city to become a #prayfor hashtag.


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The Inside: The Importance of Content for Your Brand


Owning a business is hard. You feel like you are constantly spinning plates, unable to keep up with everything from development to finances to marketing.


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Uncreative Radio: EP.1 [Airtime: 11.9.16, 1:00 PM ET]


Episode Number 1 of Uncreative Radio


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The Uncreative Tour


Your brand, revolutionized.


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The Voting Magic Trick


In a few days, we will elect the next leader of the free world.


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The Death of Life and the Discontent of a Nation


We keep on trying to find something meaningful to add to the discourse. Video after video after video. Very violent ones, with blood and screams and terror.


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Laguna Blends Partners with ArDoMi Media Group and C&I Studios to Amplify Market Expansion by Initiating a Media Marketing Campaign

Laguna Blends Partners with ArDoMi Media Group and C&I Studios


Laguna Blends Inc. a network marketing company, announces that it has retained the digital marketing expertise of ArDoMi Media Group and C&I Studios to increase market awareness of the Company’s line of functional beverages made from high-quality hemp protein.


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What is C&I?


What is C&I?

That’s a question we hear on a daily basis. What do you do? What kind of company is it?

The short of it is: we create.


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Congratulations to Miami Hurdler Brianna Rollins Winning Olympic Gold

Congratulations to Miami Hurdler Brianna Rollins Winning Olympic Gold


Congratulations to Brianna Rollins for taking home gold for USA in the women’s 100-meter hurdles. It took Brianna just 12.48 seconds to cross the finish line this past Wednesday night.


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North Miami Cop Shoots Unarmed Man Charles Kinsey


We keep on trying to find something meaningful to add to the discourse. Video after video after video. Very violent ones, with blood and screams and terror.


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Orlando Mass Shooting at Pulse Nightclub


By now, everyone has spoken out against the absolute horror that struck a town not too far from our headquarters. The temporary Facebook profile pics are up, the hashtags are flowing, the gun control debate is raging, the anti-Muslim rhetoric increasing… this is how we do this.


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Canon Inc: Cinderella


Part of being a creative is dealing with those impulsive urges to just go make something, and that is exactly how this Canon Commercial came to be.


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Pack Your Bags: Vance


Pack Your Bags was inspired by the constant traveling that C&I does, how fortunate we are in doing so and by the many people who aren’t able to see the world due to different circumstances. Pack Your Bags was born with those people in mind.


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#uncreative Profile: Joe Perri Photography


” #uncreative ” is our response the societal perspective that this generation isn’t creative. We think quite the opposite in fact. We launched these Uncreative T-Shirts for people to represent that concept all over the world.


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Slow-Mo Sunday: Malibu, CA

Slow-Mo Sunday: Malibu, CA


This is a short clip part of an initiative we took to film more. The best way to get better at anything is to practice. Since we’re always influenced and inspired by what most might pass off as mundane, we figured we could highlight parts of South Florida’s day-to-day in a mini-series we’re calling Slow-Mo Sundays.


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Faithbox: Honduras

Faithbox: Honduras


Faithbox is a Christian subscription box service that provides you with the tools to empower your faith while helping impact your community. Take a moment to discover new services and the people that dedicate themselves to helping others.


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Dailies: Urban Athletics NYC


The nature of our work leaves us with hours and hours of material that never gets to see the light of day. In that same vein, it allows us the pleasure of making the likes of Eckhart Tolle proud and allows us the hyperawareness of living in the moment.


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The Shop @ C&I Grand Opening

The Shop @ C&I Grand Opening


Something incredible seems to be taking over the pliable, yet beautifully stubborn minds of Millennials. It’s as if we all woke up one day and realized we had much more to do than settle into our nine-to-fives and pray that someone will actually want to marry us — eventually.


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For the Love Music Festival

For the Love Music Festival


For the Love is a true example of what happens when you manifest the hell out of your visions and dreams. C&I Studios and ExposedPR came together for a project that encompassed the love they cultivate for their community in a way that allowed everyone interested the ability to participate.


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Slow-Mo Sunday: Volley Ball @ Fort Lauderdale Beach


This is a short clip part of a an initiative we took to film more. The best way to get better at anything is to practice, and since we’re always influenced and inspired by what most might pass of as mundane, we figured we could highlight parts of South Florida’s day-to-day in a mini-series we’re calling Slow-Mo Sundays.


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History Matters: Hank Aaron

History Matters: Hank Aaron by Bob Denison


Bob Denison of Denison Yacht Sales narrates this episode covering the imprint Hank Aaron left on the face of our history.


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Roarin’ 20s Portraits


For New Year’s Eve 2016 we hosted a soiree fit for Jay Gatsby and his cohort. We themed the party after the Roarin’ 20s complete with food, cocktails ranging from Old Fashions to Mint Juleps, a live Jazz band, and our Ole Photo Booth to make sure and keep the memories last on film.


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History Matters: Thurgood Marshall

History Matters: Thurgood Marshall by Jack Seiler


We invited our city’s mayor, Jack Seiler to narrate this session of History Matters. History Matters is a short film series about influential figures from history.


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History Matters: Oprah Winfrey

History Matters: Oprah Winfrey by Lindsay Walden


This is a brief video forming part of our History Matters mini series about Oprah Winfrey. If you don’t know who Oprah Winfrey is, your first step should be to go buy a television since you aren’t from this century, then come back and watch this video.


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History Matters: Jackie Robinson

History Matters: Jackie Robinson by Stephanie Dorsainvil


As a part of Black History Month, we decided to begin a journey built upon paying homage to the figures that forever changed our society. This video is a piece on Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play major league baseball.


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History Matters: Alex Haley

History Matters: Alex Haley by Luci Ungerbuehler


Black History Month marked the first episodes of our new mini series History Matters. In this episode, our good friend Lucianne Ungerbuehlerof F2F Studios recounts the story behind the famous African-American writer Alex Haley.


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History Matters: Nelson Mandela

History Matters: Nelson Mandela by Dan Franklin


Dan The Man Franklin, the proud owner of our very own Brew Urban Café, narrates this episode centered on the one and only Nelson Mandela.


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History Matters: Jessie Owens

History Matters: Jessie Owens by BJ Johnson


BJ Johnson outlines the life and achievements of Jessie Owens in this installment of History Matters. Jessie Owens is often regarded as quite possibly the best athlete ever to participate in track and field.


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Dailies Alyssee

Dailies: Alyssee


We captured this Daily with our good friend Alyssee during the Malibu shoot we put together for the Reach Kini. The Reach Kini is a collaborative effort between our non-profit organization C&I Reach and Montce Swim.


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History Matters: Eric Garner

History Matters: Eric Garner by Otis Miller


Otis Miller means more to C&I Studios than you can imagine. His influence reigns high all around us. We thought there was no better person to narrate this episode of History Matters – our mini series that looks to pay homage to those influential people from history.


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Art Walk Gallery Auction: Guatemala 2015

Guatemala 2015


Our non-profit organization, C&I Reach, works with communities world-wide in hopes to make a dent in dealing with orphans and the poverty levels of today.


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Black History: Clarence Thomas

History Matters: Clarence Thomas by Carrie Allgaier


Clarence Thomas is the second African-American in history to serve on the United States Supreme Court. He is well known throughout the world for standing firm in what he believes and making the path to success for blacks a far more accessible in our country.


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Dailies: Bicycle


The nature of our work leaves us with hours and hours of material that never gets to see the light of day. In that same vein, it allows us the pleasure of making the likes of Eckhart Tolle proud and allows us the hyperawareness of living in the moment.


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History Matters: Barack Obama

History Matters: Barack Obama by Angela Brown


In 2008, Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected president of the United States. He made more than history. He resurrected the hope within blacks in America for a much brighter and more unified future.


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History Matters: Phillis Wheatley

History Matters: Phillis Wheatley by Victoria Ranger


This is another installment of our mini film series History Matters. Victoria Ranger of Ranger Technical Resources narrates this episode of History Matters about Phillis Wheatley, the first ever published African-American female poet.


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History Matters: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Joey Wright


Joey Wright of Joey Wright Photography gives us a little background on just who Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was. In this episode of History Matters, we follow along with our Black History Month theme.


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History Matters: Harriet Tubman

History Matters: Harriet Tubman by Abbie Cessna


Our very own version of Tony Stark‘s Pepper Potts, Abbie Cessna does more around the studio than just sit behind a computer and juggle numbers all day. We asked her to narrate this History Matters episode on Harriet Tubman.


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History Matters: Langston Hughes

History Matters: Langston Hughes by JT Thomas III


We asked JT Thomas III of the New York Giants to help us out with this episode of History Matters. Langston Hughes was one of this nation’s most influential people ever.


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Dailies Kristina

Dailies: Kristina


For this Daily, we managed to run into a serendipitous series of events. Kristina, one of the baristas at Brew Urban Café located at Next Door, was on her break and we were playing Girls Like Beyoncé over the speakers at the studio.


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History Matters: Maya Angelou by Sara Shake


We started our History Matters series during February 2015 as part of our honors to Black History Month and have continued throughout the year in hopes to remember some of history’s most notable names.


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History Matters: Muhammad Ali

History Matters: Muhammed Ali by Josiah Sampson


Josiah Sampson, guitarist of the indie band Kids, provided his narrative talents for this installment of our mini film series History Matters. This episode is about Muhammed Ali, one of the greatest boxers of all time.


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History Matters: Emmett Till

History Matters: Emmett Till by Brandon Baker


Emmett Till was a fourteen year old boy who was brutally beaten and murdered by at least two white men in Mississippi for allegedly whistling at a married white woman.


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C&I Reach: Reach Kini


The Reach Kini is a joint effort between our good friends at Montce Swim and our non-profit organization C&I Reach.


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Brandon Dymon Baker Beard Project


Brandon is easily one of the most talked about C&I crew members. Not because he’s cool or anything…his beard is just considered the studio mascot and the topic of many late night chats.


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History Matters: Rosa Parks by Joshua Diaz


Rosa Parks was another incredible African-American that turned history upside down. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa stood up for her rights as a human being by sitting in the white section of the bus before integration took place.


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History Matters: Booker T. Washington by Laurie Menekou


History Matters is a series of shorts that briefly tell the stories of influential people in history. We began in February for Black History month and will continue to release new episodes throughout 2015.


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Selfie-ish: An Art Showcase by Rasberry + Vasquez

Selfie-ish: An Art Showcase by Rasberry + Vasquez


Artist Sierra Raspberry hosted an art show for a collaborative effort with her boyfriend. They’re calling the show Selfie-ish.


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History Matters: Fredrick Douglass

History Matters: Frederick Douglass by Lexi Taciak


The lovely Lexi Taciak joins us in this episode of History Matters. She discusses Frederick Douglass who escaped from slavery and became a leader of the abolitionist movement.


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Grace From Above

Grace From Above: A C&I Studios Short Film


Grace From Above is short film produced by C&I Studios inc. in 2015. The nineteen minute film finds Sam himself captured by a simple in-flight conversation which causes him to rethink his entire life.


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HIstory Matters: Bill Cosby

History Matters: Bill Cosby by Joshua Otis Miller


This episode of History Matters is centered around the legendary comic Bill Cosby and narrated by none other that Mister C&I himself, Joshua Otis Miller.


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History Matters Sojourner Truth

History Matters: Sojourner Truth by Dr. April Patterson


History Matters is an effort we began on February 2015 in order to remember those folks in history that changed our society and cultures forever.


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History Matters: Harry Belafonte

History Matters | Harry Belafonte by Veronica Noboa


History Matters is a mini series we started in order to honor some of the world’s most influential characters. We started with Black History Month and are continuing to move through different eras, races, and nationalities to bring you as much information about our past as we can.


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Gears & Gals


At the end of every month, we help put on an Art Walk for the city of Fort Lauderdale. At each Walk, we like to set up a live photoshoot around a theme. We called this one called Gears & Gals.


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Hope of Life Int'l Christmas Hope Bags

Hope of Life Christmas Hope Bags


Hope of Life international has created an incentive that strives for the simple goal of saving lives while making children’s dreams come true during the Holiday season.


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History Matters: Malcom X

History Matters: Malcolm X by Fallon Roy


History Matters is a series of shorts that briefly tell the story of influential people from around the world. We began filming the series in February 2015 for Black History Month and will continue filming them throughout the year, each one focusing on a prominent historical figure.


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A Series of Unfortunate Family Portraits


There is an American unspoken tradition of family plans going awry. We’ve all been there. Mom and Dad try to organize a nice outing with the kids.


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The Distance Webseries

The Distance: A C&I Studios Webseries


The Distance is a webseries we wrote, directed, and produced a few years back. The series follows the different obstacles brought upon relationships by separation and the coping mechanisms we develop to overcome them.


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The Distance: A C&I Studios Webseries | Sam + Summer Outtakes


This is the first promo for our webseries “The Distance” featuring Sam and September as they reconnect from their long distance love within the busy streets of the Big Apple.


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THINK Magazine: Young Entrepreneurs


To say that being a young business owner has its challenges is an understatement. We are so often told “you can’t. You don’t know how. You are too young.” Like most good things though, the challenges make the pay-off that much more rewarding.


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The Chicken Coop

Guatemala 2014: The Chicken Coop


There is something really painful about being in Guatemala.  It is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been, and it is outrageously poor at the same time. This contrast has always been so hard for me to grasp, but what has made it feel like home to me is seeing the genuine joy that these people, who have nothing (materialistically), embody.


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Summer Soundtrack 2014 Anoncement Teasers


Summer Soundtrack was a pop-up concert event we designed as a fun thing for Fort Lauderdalians to do. People think that Fort Lauderdale’s music scene is popping, but in reality, there really aren’t that many events where local artists can perform other than at late-night bar sets.


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#Uncreative Profile: Roya

#uncreative Profile: Roya


#uncreative started as a t-shirt C&I Studios launched in the Summer of 2014. We got tired of hearing people say that our town, our generation, or our ideas aren’t creative.


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The Garden @ C&I Grand Opening

The Garden @ C&I Grand Opening


It’s here, and it’s glorious. Filled with art, heart, elbow grease, and all things dreams are made of. We shot the first short video to tease the opening of The Garden.


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Dailies: Fallon + Light

Dailies: Fallon + Light


This is a short clip part of a an initiative we took to film more. The best way to get better at anything is to practice, and since we’re always influenced and inspired by what most might pass of as mundane, we figured we could highlight parts of South Florida’s day-to-day in a mini-series we’re calling Slow-Mo Sundays.


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Take a Break

Take a Break


Contrary to popular belief, this ad is not about smoking. If you thought it was, you missed the point. This ad is about taking a break from some of the luxuries we have in America in order to donate to causes that really matter.


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Venezuela Protests for Peace

Venezuela: Student Protests for Peace


What’s happening in Venezuela blows me away. It’s not the violence or the students that are protesting and getting thrown in jail, or the children’s lives that are being lost over this.


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Secret Santa for the Kids

Secret Santa for the Kids


This holiday season we worked with Kids in Distress, The Salvation Army, and Children’s Home Society to bring an uplifting experience to children in need.


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Help Portrait: Washington DC

Help Portrait: Washington DC


We were honored to partner with Help-Portrait in Washington DC. We’ve been partnering with them for a few years now and are so grateful to be able to give back to the community in the only way we know how.


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Next Door @ C&I Grand Opening

Next Door @ C&I Grand Opening


Next Door was born of wanting a place so specific we had to build it ourselves. We wanted a place that felt timeless with a lining that was obviously modern.


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Guatemala 2013

Guatemala 2013


In 2010 Josh, our Executive Director, went to Guatemala with Danielle Mein. This was nothing new for her; she and Justin had already been going to Guatemala and visiting orphanages and children’s homes for a over a decade.


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Dailies Iowa BTS

Dailies: Iowa Behind the Scenes


We went to Iowa to shoot for a political campaign. While there, we were mesmerized by just how different the scenery was in comparison to what we’re used to.


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The Things We Did Last Summer


At the end of each month, we help put on Fort Lauderdale’s Art Walk. The theme for the June 2013 Art Walk was “The Things We Did Last Summer.”


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Classic: William Liev

Classic: William Liev


This is a Classic Advert that we shot at one of the Art Walks in Fort Lauderdale FL, starring William Liev. We wanted to center a series of spots that revolved around themes we consider to be timeless and vintage.


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Classic: Jay Aunut

Classic: Jay Aunut


This is a Classic Advert that we shot at one of the Art Walks in Fort Lauderdale FL, starring Jay Aunut. We wanted to center a series of spots that revolved around themes we consider to be timeless and vintage.


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Classic: Jessica Burrows

Classic: Jessica Burrows


This is a Classic Advert that we shot at one of the Art Walks in Fort Lauderdale FL, starring the lovely Jessica Burrows. We wanted to center a series of spots that revolved around themes we consider to be timeless and vintage.


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Classic: Yrma Perdomo

Classic: Yrma Perdomo


Here is another Classic Advert we shot at one of our Art Walks in Fort Lauderdale, FL. This one has Yrma Perdomo as our model. We filmed this and a series of other spots as part of a collection we are calling “Classic.”


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Classic: Sara Bost + Zach Miller

Classic: Sara Bost + Zach Miller


This is a Classic Advert that we shot at one of the Art Walks in Fort Lauderdale FL, starring Sara Bost & Zach Miller. We wanted to center a series of spots that revolved around themes we consider to be timeless and vintage.


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Classic: Josiah Sampson


These are Classic Advertisements we shot at one of our Art Walks in Fort Lauderdale FL, starring Josiah Sampson. We wanted to center a series of spots that revolved around themes we consider to be timeless and vintage.


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