Blue Chalk Top Five of 2014

December 18, 2014

This year Blue Chalk traveled from the depths of the ocean, through tubes and tunnels, up into the sky and out into the universe to tell more than 30 stories. Here are the five that audiences liked the most.

#1. First Sight: Sonia & Anita


We created the short film First Sight: Sonia & Anita for WonderWorks’s 20/20/20 campaign. NationalGeographic.com premiered the film in its Short Film Showcase in fall 2014. Since then, the film has been featured on more than 100 websites including Huffington Post, Upworthy, Buzzfeed and The New York Times.

To date, First Sight: Sonia & Anita has received more than 2 million views online and triggered donations exceeding $200,000.Our most decorated film, it received four Rosey Awards, an AIB Award for "Short Feature Program," and a Gold Davey Award for "Online Film/Video."

#2. A Tribute to Discomfort: Cory Richards



National Geographic Adventurer of 2012 and North Face athlete, Cory Richards, worked with Blue Chalk to create a promotional piece demonstrating the scope of his work and the passion and athleticism that accompany him in the field. The film was showcased at the Crested Butte Film Festival, the Banff Film Festival, and was a Vimeo Staff Pick. It was also featured across the web on sites such as PetaPixel, This Is Colossal, and Internazionale.

#3. Unleashed: Menswear Dog



Nominated for the “Most Pawpular Dog” at the first ever World Dog Awards, this adorable shiba inu, AKA: Bodhi, dressed in sophisticated menswear has created a stir. The film was selected as Blue Chalk’s first Vimeo Staff Pick and was featured on blogs such as The World’s Best Ever and Dapperism.

#4. It's Amazing Out There: Chasing Maui's Legendary Surf



This short follows world-renowned athlete Kai Lenny as he chases weather conditions to find Maui’s best surf. It is one of eight vignettes in Blue Chalk’s “It’s Amazing Out There” series for The Weather Channel. It’s been featured on sites like SUP Journal, Flysurf.com, Stance: Kiteboarding Attitude, and Stand Up Paddle Magazine. 

#5. It's Amazing Out There: A Rose's Journey



Also part of The Weather Channel “It’s Amazing Out There” series, this film follows a bouquet of roses from a greenhouse in the hills outside of Bogota, Colombia to a farmhouse in Malta, Ohio. The film aired on The Weather Channel as a Valentine's Day special.

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