Monarch Butterfly Coastal Migration

Lighthouse Field State Park – come for the butterflies, stay for the lifestyle. There are many reasons to visit this state park in Santa Cruz, California.  In creating a one-minute film, I only touched on a few of the attractions.  Here are a handful of reasons to visit:  a cool lighthouse, CA’s first surfing museum, […]

What’s in a Name? How About a New Title!

Last October, the Giant Screen Cinema Association projected our dolphin trailer to a large audience of IMAX giant screen theater owners and managers.  Out of the 27 films shown, In the Wake of the Dolphin scored number seven!  The audience really liked our story and the cinematography, but overall, they were not attracted to the […]

Special Project 2017

Roatán Institute for Marine Science (RIMS) on the left and Anthony’s Key Resort (AKR) on the right. This facility is located along the Bay Islands of Honduras. Along the island of Roatán in Honduras, people and communities have voluntarily created a marine park to conserve natural resources. Within the park is an educational dolphin habitat […]

Going Giant Screen!

Milbrand Cinema has created its first giant screen trailer!  Our project was shot in 6K digital cinema and premiered at the Giant Screen Cinema Association’s annual event as a “Film in Production” in Toronto, Canada.   Our project was shot and edited during the summer of 2016.  The projects website is In the Wake of the […]

Milbrand Cinema has a new video camera system!

The above 6K still photograph of Yosemite Falls was grabbed from a raw video file.  It measures 6,144 X 3,160 pixels! Lance Milbrand also purchased a camera bag to carry equipment while outdoors.  Here is an article written by Christina Green of Portabrace that shows the new camera and Lance in action.  Click the images […]

Video Stock Footage – Making Your Shots Pay the Mortgage

The video grab above was captured in Roatan, Honduras.  Although I anticipated seeing dolphins on this dive, this moment of mutual breath holding was special.  Who would exhale first, myself or the dolphin?  The connection between my lens and the animal stays with me, this moment in time is something I can share with the […]

Giant Screen Cinema Association membership

Lance Milbrand joined the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) in 2015. This organization assists filmmakers and theaters in the technical production of giant screen movies. A giant screen movie is an experience that immerses an audience, bringing them right into the storytelling, almost becoming part of the action. These screens must be at least 70 […]

National Television Broadcasts to the Backyard

Milbrand Cinema recently sold two end segments to CBS Sunday Morning News. Its always fun to know that millions of people relaxing on a Sunday morning start their day by watching quality news and then wait for their “Moment In Nature.” These end segments capture a season, a location and usually an animal living its […]

In Celebration of Valentine’s Day, February 2015

CBS Sunday Morning sent me a quarry and was looking for wolf or swan video to highlight their Sunday LOVE program for Valentine’s Day.  I had neither sequence in my library but sent them pics of local damselflies from Pinnacles National Park.  They purchased the damselfly video for their “Moment in Nature” sequence at the […]