Friday, January 4, 2013

2012 in Review!

It's pretty amazing how much can happen in one year! 2012 saw many many changes in our company, and as we look back on the past 12 months, we want to thank everyone who has helped us along the way. From blog readers to our wedding couples, our company exists because of you :) Here's some of our memorable moments (in no particular order) of 2012!!

(click on the blue links to go to the full blog posts)

1. Shooting 125 weddings.
2. 3 bridal expos on Oahu and Maui.
3. 4 day video project with Paul Brown
4. Flying to Lanai for Jaysa and Pat's engagement shoot.
5. Promo video for Hokulani Bakery, winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars!
6. Exploring the summit of Haleakala during the Maui wedding expo.
7. Isle Media's first music video, "There We Go Again," a tribute to our troops. The video has received over 55,000 views and has been featured on KGMB News and NBC.
8. First wedding in Las Vegas!
9. Vanessa and JP's wedding video taking a bold new direction in both style and storytelling.
10. Climbing Kokohead with 200 lbs of gear to get a 5 sec clip for our premier video.
11. Isle Media's 1st Year Anniversary celebration at the Honolulu Design Center!
12. First civil union wedding!
13. Music videos with Kaena Silva and HI Remedy!
14. Promo videos and photos for Face Art BeautyA Cake Life, and Seasons of Life!
15. portraits of the kumu hula and judges of the Merrie Monarch Festival.
16. Winning The Knot's coveted "Best of Weddings 2012" for both videography and photography.
17. Makeup/hair for the Time Warner Cable Business Class ad campaign!
18. video and photo coverage of the Mr. & Ms. Polynesia Competition
19. Workshops for students at the University Lab School and Sacred Hearts Academy!
20. Photo and video coverage at the Pacific Edge Networking events
21. expanding our reach to Japan with Kay's Ameblo blog!
22. New flush mount photo albums!
23. Spoofing Beyonce's "Love on Top" with Lilian!
24. Holiday video and photo shoot!
25. Updating our domain name from "Isle Media Hawaii" to "Isle Media."

26. First wedding in San Fran!
27. First annual Christmas company dinner!
28. 42,000+ views on the blog!
29. 626 "Likes" on our Facebook Page!!
30. Expanding the company from 7 to 18 members (including a full editing team)

Humble beginnings :) Our first company shoot at the Honolulu Design Center in Nov 2011! 

seven strong in Jan 2012...

Fast-forward to today. 18 members (4 added after we shot this photo) making up a full video, photo, hair/makeup, and editing team! 

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