Emblematic coastal regions, Brittany and Normandy fascinate. Resident of Quebec but Normand by origin , I returned to my native land for 3 months to reveal the most beautiful secrets and unsuspected places of these two bewitching territories. You will be amazed by the Mont-Saint-Michel, the local gastronomy, the history of the kings of France and the Normandy Landings.
For the first time, ProdAqua has diversified its activity in a rather surprising way. We realized a series of short videos and a report following our observations of razor shells populations in the Mingan Archipelago. This project harmonized our expertise in diving, underwater work, visual production, aquatic photogrammetry as well as our knowledge in marine biology.
Video clip and making-of production for the musical group Fleuve. Fleuve is the story of a long, sincere and rich friendship between all group members.
Renowned school specialized in freediving in North America, Apnée Aventure has trusted us for many years pour for their visual creation and their advertising communication strategies. We realized various several educational and informative video capsules for their students and filmed several of their freediving competitions.
As part of the aquatic research carried out in fifth episode of the series, ProdAqua used its expertise in aquatic shooting and in difficult conditions to help finding evidences about the young missing Mélina Martin. The filming took place a day a temperature of -10 ° C and in partially frozen water.
During its training at the National Institute of Professional Diving, the ProdAqua team decided to collaborate with the institute by creating beautiful underwater promotional images that will brighten up their website. INPP is one of the most recognized professional diving schools in the world. For 35 years, INPP has been training professional divers.
Can you hold your breath? The participants of the Apnée Aventure’s 18th Challenge at the CEPSUM really can. The organizers of this challenge chose ProdAqua for the visual production (photos and videos) of the event. This meant that the team also had to hold their breath in order to follow the participants during their underwater performance. This was a considerable technical challenge, but it didn’t stop the ProdAqua team. Once again, congratulations to all participants.
Since 2016, the CASM team offers its members the opportunity to participate in its annual Freeze-Dive event: a whole day of underwater diving. In 2018, ProdAqua was mandated to film and take pictures of this special winter day. Free diving and the cold were two considerable simultaneous challenges, but ProdAqua really enjoyed overcoming them!
ProdAqua realized a series of commercial videos for the iconic Aqua Lung brand and the Montreal Total Diving store. In order to embellish Total Diving’s website and to highlight their products (scuba diving equipment), ProdAqua designed tutorials and promotional videos for them. These videos highlight the strengths and characteristics of each product as well as the activities and services offered by both companies.
ProdAqua has produced a mini-series of 8 episodes that will allow you to discover the various environments of Quebec waters. These images are accompanied by musical compositions by musical artist Ariane Minville.
A first in the history of the Montreal Biodome! In December 2017, the Biodome exceptionally welcomed a dozen recreational divers in its ponds, an event made possible by Société des amis du Biodôme de Montréal and Total Diving. ProdAqua was there to immortalize the divers’ exploration of the ponds. These ponds recreate an ecosystem of the St. Lawrence River and are at 7 ° C. There are large sturgeons and many other emblematic species of Quebec climate. ProdAqua witnessed the divers swimming among striped bass and a multitude of bird species.
During the weekend of 14th and 15th of October 2017, we had the pleasure of covering a freediving internship given by the French world champion Arthur Guérin. We produced, just for the occasion, underwater images, videos, live videos while enjoying the wise advice of the champion!
On the weekend of Friday, Saturday and Sunday – September 8-9-10 2017 Charlevoix region hosted one of the stages of the Ultra-Trail World Tour, the beautiful "Trail Harricana" presented by THE NORTH FACE! We are pleased to have been part of the social media team as a filming / editing / uploading team. The mandate given to us was perfectly suited to our expertise and presented an exciting challenge: 30 hours of non-stop shooting on the trails, day and night. We edited the videos in a car, in the middle of the forest between two stations and posted them whenever we had the chance and enough mobile signal!
This project aimed to be an introduction to ProdAqua, its history, its origins and its future through its values, skills and areas of specialization. ProdAqua mixes art of telling and exploring. With a little help from new technologies, ProdAqua always goes above and beyond! Emotion and discovery are the artistic thread behind this video, in order to make you feel the magic of the images. To distinguish this project from our other productions we added a frame narrative.This project allows us to share with you our everyday adventures and the life of contemporary adventurers!
Footage of ATLAS Team’s participation in the international race les Voiles de St. Barth 2017! This week and a half of filming was anything but calm. We had to film on a ship tilted at a 45 ° angle that was splitting the water under its hull with spectacular speed spikes! These conditions made it challenging to maintain perfect image stability, to work without disturbing the crew and to protect the material from salt water. Take a look at the final result.
Advertising project for the air company Select Aventure and the Esprit de Corps Group. The Esprit de Corps Group and Select Aventure begin a partnership to offer adventures in the air to the customers of Esprit de Corps team building activities. Filming by helicopter.
These twenty seconds of footage that took 5 days and 13 hours to film show the accelerated growth of these lentils. Our goal was to observe that which is not visible to the naked eye. Our expertise in time lapses worked flawlessly with the specific parameters of living organisms and with the long, uninterrupted shooting time required by this project.
Meika is an experienced and talented R&B, Soul and Reggae singer of Jamaican heritage. Born in Toronto, she has lived in Quebec City for a few years. We filmed and edited the music video and the making of video of Meika’s song Waiting For Tonight and had two amazing weeks of collaboration with her. The music video’s scenario and the promotion were crafted and planned according to the artist’s international audience.
Theses videos were born of 4 months of setbacks, challenges but also wonderful moments of love and simplicity. We hope you feel the same energy while watching the footage. We will have achieved our goal if at least one of you gets chills and decides to go out and explore the world. Thank you for all of your support during these 90 days.
For his 2016 DAKAR race, Rally-Raid driver Julio ANO entrusted ProdAqua with the management of his communications.
Photography and social media management were also part of our mandate.
Every shooting with JayThree demands a lot of artistic research, from script writing to choosing the best shooting locations, clothing and accessories. These decisions must take into account Jaythree’s audiences in Canada, in the Caribbean and in Metropolitan France. In order to make their content the most original to all of their audiences and in order to adjust to the three languages sung in their songs (French, English, Creole) ProdAqua opts for a multicultural artistic vision.