Benefits of Using Drones to Capture Video

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Our films | No Comments

Kettering Bug, first UAV used by U.S. military in WWI Image courtesy Smithsonian Magazine Ninety-nine. That’s how many years it’s been since the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), known as the Kettering Bug, was used back in 1918. Most commonly known as drones, UAVs were first used in combat by the U.S. military to shoot […]

Virtual Reality Case Study: Civil War Trust Picket Post

The concept of virtual reality has been around for some time, but the recent boom in the smartphone and gaming markets has catapulted VR out the recesses of niche technology and into the platform of storytelling. We were contacted by our friends at Civil War Trust in early 2015 about researching virtual reality for use […]

WAF’s Upcoming Documentary: George Caleb Bingham

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Our films, What We're Working On | No Comments

In July, we announced our partnership with the Friends of Arrow Rock, a preservation group dedicated to saving the treasures and structures of the 19th century. Our newest announcement? Wide Awake Films is teaming up with these fine folks to chronicle the life and times of Missouri native and self-taught painter George Caleb Bingham. As we continue to dive into […]