OneNinth was commissioned by IMAX to create a special, customized countdown trailer for the release of “Monk Comes Down the Mountain,” a spectacular film — directed by Academy Award winner Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine) — that premiered this month at the Shanghi Film Festival. The 3D, CG design intertwines a journey through painterly environments and magical elements from the film, priming IMAX audiences for a cinematic adventure. With a pending North American release date, “Monk Comes Down the Mountain” hit theaters across China on July 3rd, taking in over $7 million opening day!
Monk Comes Down the Mountain (Chinese: 道士下山) is a Chinese comedy-fantasy-adventure film directed by Chen Kaige and starring Wang Baoqiang, Aaron Kwok and Chang Chen, Lin Chi-ling, Fan Wei, Yuen Wah, Vanness Wu, Wang Xueqi, Danny Chan Kwok-kwan, Lam Suet and Dong Qi. It is based on the best-selling novel Dao Shi Xia Shan (A Monk Comes Down the Mountain) by Xu Haofeng. Filming started in March 2014 on location in Xianghe, China’s Hebei Province. The film was released on July 3, 2015.
Princess Cruises invited us onboard the Ruby Princess with Emily Kaufman, also known as The Travel Mom, to film a series of videos as we explored the California Coast. It was an absolute adventure! Thanks again to both Emily and Princess Cruises for being fabulous and fun to work with.
While working with Citizens for Health to raise awareness about their petition to the FDA urging better regulation and more accurate labeling of High Fructose Corn Syrup, we produced this video for their social media campaign.
CFH is still gathering signatures on that petition and are working towards a goal of 100,000. You can find more information at http://citizens.org/HFCS