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THE VANS
SKATE CLASSICS

New and Improved

Reconstructed from the ground up to be extra tough for skateboarding, Vans introduced their all new Skate Classics. To celebrate the launch of the all new line, we went out with Vans team rider Marco Kada to produce these videos for Blue Tomato.

Framing and Composition
 

The brief was simple: create four 45 second individual videos for each shoe which could be used across a number of social media platforms like as YouTube, Facebook and Instagram..


The challenge, however, was to take the footage we shot from the traditional 16:9 aspect ratio and then create 9:16 videos that could then be used for Instagram story for example. So framing was essential for every single shot on this project.

End Product
 

Traditionally, skateboarding is not produced with the thought in mind of being viewed in the 9:16 aspect ratio,
but we were up for the challenge. Once we completed the four main edits we re-framed each video in the 9:16 aspect ration to ensure we got the look we set out to achieve.

CREDITS

Client

Blue Tomato

Directed by

Vincent Kelsey

Skater

Marco Kada

Location

Vienna, Austria