Make Up By Danielle Lee - Birmingham Makeup Artist

Danielle Lee is a professional makeup artist based in Birmingham Alabama, and works as an editorial makeup artist for magazines and events. This is a great example of our business profile reels that help individuals and small business make a positive impression on their clients through a simple video biography. We shot this reel for Danielle while on a shoot outside of New Orleans for Southern Bride Magazine.

Restaurant Promotional Films

We shot this film for which they used as a promotional segment about Memphis and the top restaurants in the city. The world famous Rendezvous Restaurant serves over 5 tons of their amazing ribs every week! Here is the 60 second trailer we created for our restaurant profile segment. The finished profile will run 3 to 4 minutes and leave your mouth hungry for some of the worlds finest BBQ! The crew creates HD business profiles for all types of businesses, hotels, restaurants, resorts, designers, musicians, and more. Utilizing the Canon 5d Mark II, our films are unique, creative and modern. With our HD (High Definition) cameras, we offer a cinematic filmstyle approach to our short films, offering movie theatre quality films for businesses. Budget for a 1 minute short film like this starts at $1000, up to $3000 for 4 minute versions. Professional voice over, additional logo graphics are extra cost options.

Memphis Physicians - Real Patient Stories

Here is a new business reel that we just finished for one of our clients. Our theme was "Real Stories" highlighting the doctors and some of their patients. This physicians office specializes in physical therapy for athletes, and offers natural holistic health options for its patients. One of our creative approaches at is to offer a variety of film styles for the needs of each project we take on. For this short film reel, we created a theme of "Real Stories" fashioned to shows you'd see on TLC, The Discovery Channel and other HD educational cable networks. The custom soundtrack was from our friends over at The Music Bed, specially picked for it's emotional impact for a positive feeling with the audience.

Avarice - Behind The Scenes Photography - Meet Cinematographer Michael Allen

Heres a behind the scenes interview with the director, director and cinematographer of Avarice talking about the making of the short film and the choices of camera equipment, overcoming obstacles and more. Avarice is a new short film currently in post production. Written and directed by Rachel Taylor, Produced by Dan Baker, with Paul Skidmore as DP and Michael Allen as the cinematographer. Avarice is an indie film shot in Memphis using the talents of Macedonia Films collaborating with the film community in Memphis. Michael shot this interview session on the Canon 5d camera, with it's panovision image sensor, the Canon 5d was recently used to shoot such tv shows at House, and big screen segments on films such as Black Swan, and the film Act of Valor used the 5d almost entirely for their movie.

Model Reels - Anna Knight - Fashion Model Reel

Our latest Model Reel which has taken our client to a whole new level in a matter of months. Anna Knight recently moved to L.A. to launch her modeling career, she posted her reel to her facebook and YouTube and her Model Reel quickly caught national attention and now has over 60,000 views. Michael Allen created and produced the model profile along with Ellen Hunter, Janice Allen and Brian Crain. Photo by Michael Allen Photography. Production Budget for this Profile Film- $3000 (Jet Rental $2000)

Memphis Modern - Business Profile Film

Michael Allen offers his cinematography style to create short business profiles for marketing small businesses. In this film featuring designer Morgan Armstrong, she talks about her company and the design services she offers her clientele. This profile features one of her most recent home renovations and decorating for a modern loft condominium in the historic Cotton Row district in downtown Memphis. Michael Allen's studio creates biographies for a wide range of businesses using his photography, web design, and cinematography expertise. His film production company, produces short films with an indie style, from big budget shorts, to smaller budget profile films.
Production Budget $1000

Sweet-Shirt Business Profile Film

WWW.Sweet-Shirt.COM is a small business based in Memphis Tennessee, founded by Jill Dyson. Jill is a talented singer songwriter who developed the business to compliment her concerts, the business sparked into a growing, thriving enterprise. Jill wanted to partner with a local organization called Oasis of Hope, to help give back to the community. Her local business is thriving with her enterprising spirit for business, offering home shows, local markets & festivals, and her website business sales.
Production Budget for this film $1500.

Avant Bride NYC - Business Profile Film

Photographer film maker Michael Allen at offers unique business profiles with a modern edge to help businesses tell their story to potential clients on their websites. For this film our team shot both stills and HD cinema style video for use in Ellen Hunter's Bio, her company website, and her catalog. Photographer Michael Allen teamed up with Brian K Crain for the shoot. We spent a few days in New York shooting at several locations including Central Park. Using these cameras offers our clients a unique filmstyle look that in the past was difficult to achieve using conventional video cameras.

We've helped many businesses develop their websites and take them to a new level with the ability to show full HD video. Special thanks to Nicole Miller NYC for the dresses, and of course our incredible model, Lucie. Photo by Michael Allen Photography.
Production Budget for this business profile film - $3000