Hand Crank Films Tapped to Promote Bellingham WA For Google Fiber

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Video has received 16,000 hits in 4 days

Film production company Hand Crank Films was chosen by the City of Bellingham, WA, to create a video for the 'Google Fiber for Communities' initiative. The objective of the video is to showcase not only the beauty and cultural variety of Bellingham, but also to highlight the technological benefits the city will provide to Google for their experimental, ultra high-speed broadband network.

The result is a 2:41 piece entitled 'Putting the G in Bellingham' that captures why Bellingham is the obvious choice for Google Fiber. Since being posted on You Tube on March 26th, the day of the Google deadline, the video has been viewed over 16,000 times and has received the highest marks from community leaders and members.

"Obviously, having Google choose Bellingham for their Fiber Project will be a tremendous asset to the community," says Hand Crank Films director Max Kaiser. "But Bellingham has a lot to offer Google as well, and we wanted to show that by telling a story that is both magical and unique."

The video has also garnered substantial press interest outside of Bellingham, and has been mentioned as the best video submission by TechFlash and other outlets.

"Our goal is to create high quality projects that tell your story," says Hand Crank's Chris Donaldson. "We feel we really accomplished that with this piece."

Watch the video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA5AAxW7gAk


Hand Crank Films has worked with a number of national and international clients to create award winning video and film productions. Our goal is to tell 'your story' by combining the newest and most effective film technologies with age-old story telling techniques to fully capture the value of you and your organization. Our production experience is vast, and projects include 'A Wing and a Prayer', a documentary about an American Muslim and his quest for a pilot's license in the aftermath of 9/11. This aired on PBS to over 2 million people, and won the 'Goldie' and 'World Media Award', as well as a 'CINE Golden Eagle' for excellence in documentary production. Hand Crank Films has also produced over 100 commercials for a variety of prestigious clients ranging from the Learning Tree International to Saturna Capital.

Hand Crank Films prides itself on developing projects on time and on budget. Our top-notch filming, editing, and visual effects work often costs far less than other companies, without compromising what is most important to us: effectiveness, originality, and beauty.

Visit our site at http://www.handcrankfilms.com and contact Chris Donaldson.


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