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Behind the Scenes with Michael Banasiak & the Canadian Muay Thai Team

Here are a few awesome behind the scenes shots from Michael Banasiak’s recent motion shoot with the Canadian Muay Thai team from Krudar. This is one of the first productions to be shot on our... Read more >

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Michael Banasiak DP’s Art Department’s New Music Vid

Check out the new music video by our resident DP Michael Banasiak. This is yet another fantastic collaborative project with directorial super talent Grandson & Son, for Canadian electronic duo,... Read more >

Happy Holidays from Scout Media

From our family to your’s, wishing you a Happy Holiday! See you in the New Year! DoP: Michael Banasiak Director/Animal Wrangler: Maja Hajduk Editor: Alexander Ordanis Canine Talent: Joey

A Green Roof Summer Update

It was a good summer on the studio green roof this year. The plants are very near to forming a full carpet and many natural grasses have blown in to bring some variety into the mix. Not to mention a... Read more >

Michael Banasiak’s portrait session with actress Nikki Dafoe

This past month cinematographer/photographer Michael Banasiak shot this portrait session with up-and-coming actress Nikki Dafoe. Having always enjoyed portraiture and with literally hundreds of... Read more >

Behind The Scenes on Rob Moir’s “The Fear” Music Video

Smack dab in the middle of this summer’s heat wave, we figured it was a perfect time for a cool, refreshing dunk! These shots are from the Rob Moir music video shoot for his new song “The... Read more >

The team at Scout Media shoots & produces the new Bell “TIFF Trailer” Spot

You know fall is in the air when TIFF rolls into town. To toast Toronto’s film fest here’s a look at the pre-film trailer we produced & shot for Bell. With shoots like this, its all... Read more >

Scout Headquarters Green Roof Update

Scout Media prides itself on always using the latest technology. When our studio building in the Junction needed a new roof, we did things, like we always do, over the top, and opted for a state of... Read more >

ImgEmbed: A fair way to license images in the web-o-sphere?

Remember when everyone lost their minds over Instagram’s proposed changes to its Terms of Use. We love our Instagram, how could this be true? Well the folks at ImgEmbed felt the same and were... Read more >

Hello Spring! Maja Hajduk shoots New Colourful Looks for Chloe Magazine Spring 2013

Maja Hajduk photographed this beautiful color editorial for Chloe Magazine's Spring 2013 beauty section. Featuring model Leanne Proctor (Elmer Olsen) and hair & makeup by artist & guest... Read more >

Michael Banasiak shoots new music video for Daredevil Christopher Wright

“Looking for the thing in itself”. Introspective musician Christopher Wright explores parapsychology in his soft toned track “I & Thou” from the album “The Nature of... Read more >

Maja Hajduk’s New Bridal Work in WedLuxe

Maja’s great new bridal shoot was featured this week in WedLuxe. Shot back in early December, this shoot was a long time in the making, the inspiration coming from the incredible, large-scale... Read more >

Scout Media x Production Paradise

We’re thrilled to follow-up our website launch with two new postings in the Toronto Showcase of Production Paradise: one for Scout Media and one for our home base, Sterling Studio. Check it... Read more >

Michael Banasiak Shoots Campaign for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

This is a great example of blending still photography and video in the same shoot. Michael Banasiak produced & shot the stills portion of this campaign for the Institute of Chartered Accountants... Read more >

Maja Hajduk Shoots Dagg & Stacey Campaign for Spring/Summer 2013

This past summer, we enjoyed a fun afternoon shoot on the Sterling Studio green roof, where Maja Hajduk was shooting Dagg & Stacey’s new 2013 stills campaign. Using a light grid cloth... Read more >

Scout Labs // “Wood Chop” In-Studio Video Test

LABS: this is our section where we showcase works which are experimental and just for fun. While testing for another project requiring green screen on high-speed footage, we came up with this. Shot... Read more >

Red Epic on the brand new “Original Slider”

Moving pictures are always better with a moving camera! Introducing “The Original Slider”, the newest member of the Sterling Studio gear collection. Designed by top grips in California,... Read more >