Ameren Illinois

(Broadcast and Web: 30)

Whether volunteering with youth in their communities or partnering with energy efficiency related businesses, we show how Ameren Illinois is paving the way for a brighter future in the communities they serve. 

 

Location: Springfield, Illinois

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Talent: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Editor: 90 Degrees West

Mall of America 25th Birthday: (Broadcast :30)

What do you get when you mix world class retail, an amusement park, high-end hotels and a party to celebrate 25 years? A fun, poppy production for the Mall of America! In this broadcast spot, SPOKE worked in tandem with Knock, Inc. to make their vision come to life. With confetti shooters, shark suits, race cars, fish tanks, cocktail toasts and dancing we highlight their tag “Our Birthday, Your Party!”

 

Location: Bloomington, MN

Credits:

Agency: Knock, Inc.

Director: Dallas Currie

Director of Photography: Joah Colby

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Producer: Sarah Sundahl

Editor: Knock, Inc.

Fresh Cut – Episode One: (Web and Internal 16:11)

In this inaugural episode of FRESH CUT, our landscape and garden experts are armed with the experience and know-how to coach our novice homeowners. Using Troy-Bilt tools, from clippers and shovels to yard machines, this webisode shows the ease and enjoyment of renovating and maintaining an outdoor living space. We capture the dramatic before and after, showing the impact a few DIY projects can have on the lifestyle these homeowners enjoy in their backyard.

Location: Austin, TX

Credits:

Agency: Marcus Thomas, LLC

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Host: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Troy-Bilt Influencer: Rochelle Greayer, Pith + Vigor

Landscape: Kevin Wood Landscapes

Editor: ProMedia

Sizzle Reel

SPOKE612 is a team of creative collaborators working together to bring ideas to life that surpass expectations. This is just a small sample of what’s possible. We’re pretty proud of it, and we’re just getting started.

 

Energy Savings Made Easy (Broadcast & Web :30)

Energy saving tips simple enough for the kids to do! In this award-winning series of videos packed with facts, Matt Muenster works with knowledgeable kids to show the viewers how a few minor changes can cause a big impact in their energy use.  And, it’s easy!

Location: Southern Illinois

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Talent: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Editor: Steve Parisi

Brand Essence Video: (Web and Internal 2:00)

Upscale living and multi-unit apartment developments don’t typically go together. Not so at Cortland Partners! In this piece, we follow the process of renovation from the beginning to end. We show how a unified team, working with the same vision, brings upscale living to life for their residence.

Location: Ocala, FL and Orlando, FL

 

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Talent: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Matt Hutchens

Editor: Erik Wieder, Freezetag Media

Makers and Process: (Web and Internal 4:00)

Creating beautifully handmade, boutique tile is a process filled with joy. Naturally, capturing that experience on camera has to include some dogs, laughter and dancing. We look in the tile studio in northeast Minneapolis to highlight Mercedes Austin, a mover and shaker, who shares her story in her factory full of dogs and artists crafting handmade works of art for their growing list of customers.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Matt Muenster

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Editor: Cliff Azize

Rebuilding Together Twin Cities: Kickoff to Rebuild 2017 (Web and Internal 3:10)

What better way to tell the story of our favorite non-profit than to follow along during one of their projects. Staffed by volunteers, this rainy day in Minneapolis turned into a community build full of collaboration, hard work, and laughter. One day. One hundred volunteers. One neighborhood. Rebuilding. Together.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Producer: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

2nd Camera, Editor: Clifford Azize

4health Brand Pet Food Confidence Video: (Web and Internal :60)

How else do you showcase a brand of premium pet food than capturing the lifestyle of a pet loving family? Using an idealistic setting in Tennessee, we created a family who loves their pets and feeds them the same quality of food they enjoy themselves.

Location: Nashville, TN

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Set Stylist: Linda Elmquist

Producer: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Voiceover: Melissa Bagwell

Editor: Cliff Azize

3M Water Filtration Installation: (Web and Internal 1:51)  

3M has created an innovative new product that allows users to enjoy safe and fresh filtered water directly from the faucet. We explain its quick, simple and plumber-free installation in an easy-to-follow instructional video.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

 

 

 

 

 

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Talent: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Editor: ProMedia

 

VaporGrip™ Technology Confidence Video: (Web and Internal 3:00)

We were tasked with creating a video that provides farmers with knowledge and confidence in a groundbreaking new technology. By capturing footage of its development in the lab and its application in the field, we were able to tell this technology’s story while explaining its revolutionary potential.

Location: Redwood Falls, MN and St. Louis, MO

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Producer: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Voiceover: Mike Doran

Editor: Aaron Gelperin

WYN65 Food Truck Launch: (Web and Internal :30)

Award winning restaurant LYN65, famous for their fried chicken, renovated a classic Winnebago to put their fried chicken on wheels.  Aptly named WIN65, this food truck has a cult like following.  Shot run and gun style at the launch party, we were able to capture the buzz this Minneapolis based restaurant-on-wheels is known for.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Producer: Matt Muenster

 

Editor: Cliff Azize

ItsByU Instructional Video: (Retail and Internal 3:05)

Do you love fresh floral arrangements but have a bit of sticker shock?

Enter ItsByU. A company created to allow you to make your own arrangements. You simply order your selection, they drop-ship everything you need, then send you the link to this instructional video. Fresh floral beauty, accessible to everyone.

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Producer: Matt Muenster

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Editor: Clifford Azize

Core Values Video: (Web and Internal 2:36)

Safety National lives and breathes relationships, balance, and integrity. This video brings those core values to life — revealing a company passionate about insurance sales and the employees that make it all happen.

Location: St. Louis, MO

 

Credits:

Director: Sarah Sundahl

Producer: Matt Muenster

Producer: Linda Elmquist

Director of Photography: Nick Kesler

Editor: Aaron Gelperin

Behind The Scenes

Often, what you see in front of the camera is all about what happens behind it. Every scene we shoot is powered by passion, enthusiasm and good old fashion fun. Take a peek at how it all comes together