SprocketHeads, LLC

Alaska's Film, Television, and Commercial Production Headquarters

Our Services

Cinematography

Cinematography

Formats: Formats: 35mm, 16mm, UHD and stills

In-house RED EPIC-W Helium 8K S35 with RT Motion Lens Control, Canon C300, RedRock Micro Remote, Canon Cine Prime Lens Set, Canon 30-300MM Cine Zoom, Canon L-series Lens Set, Freefly MOVI 10 Gimbal, Teradek Bolt & Cube Wireless, Full Camera Support, Field Lighting / Audio / Grip.

Experienced with Panavision, Arriflex, Aaton, Clairmont, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, Nikon, GoPro and PhotoSonics cameras. Tyler, StediCam, Webcam and Cinevision stabilization systems. Prime, zoom, micro/macro, tilt-shift and squishy lenses. Shoot from airplanes, helicopters, boats, cars, trucks, snow machines, motorcycles, rooftops, bridges, towers, cranes, JLGs, condors, elevators, 4-wheelers, roller skates and dogsleds.

Production Management

Production Management

We’re ​logistical ​wizards. ​Using Entertainment Partners Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling software we ​provide ​detailed breakdowns for all of our projects. Our production crews have years of experience working in Alaska’s backyard using the latest production ​equipment. We also provide ​permits ​(state, ​local, ​federal, ​Alaska ​Native ​corporations, ​privately-held); ​extreme ​location ​management, ​talent ​wrangling, ​communications ​and ​sound, ​rolling ​stock, ​expendables, ​traffic ​management, ​travel ​and ​accommodations.

Post Production

Post Production

Always on the cutting edge of creativity, our award-winning editors deliver innovative, high-end results for our clients. Utilizing the latest technology, including AVID ​​DS, ​​AVID ​​Media ​​Composer ​​and ​Macintosh-based ​​graphics ​​workstation, we ​​coordinate ​​and ​​supervise ​​all ​​phases ​​of ​​post. Our efficient workflow, professionalism, inspired work–and a fluffy purple couch–keep clients coming back again and again.

Under the Alaska Film Program, post production is incentivized.

Location Scouting / Permitting

Location Scouting / Permitting

SprocketHeads ​has ​collaborated ​on ​numerous ​highly ​successful ​ventures, ​including ​three ​seasons ​of ​CBS’s ​EMMY ​winning ​Amazing ​Race, ​MTV’s ​one-hour ​special ​Music ​in ​High ​Places ​with ​the ​Goo ​Goo ​Dolls, ​DreamWorks’ ​feature ​film ​Transformers, ​and ​numerous ​national ​commercials ​in ​remote ​locations.

SprocketHeads is also partners with Mountain Safety Logistics (MSL) because they are the premiere location scouting and management company for film productions in Alaska. Their expertise covers project-specific weather forecasting, mountain safety planning, permitting, fixed-wing and helicopter aircraft support, and complex logistics for large crews. MSL also conducts mountain safety training for Navy SEALs and high-level international mountain athletes.

We ​know ​the ​local, ​state ​and ​federal ​land ​managers ​and ​they ​know ​us. ​ ​We ​also ​work ​closely ​with ​Alaska ​business ​and ​Alaska ​Native ​village ​councils ​and ​elders ​ensuring ​the ​best ​access ​possible ​to ​locations ​and ​services ​across ​the ​state.

We offer remote location expertise, camp equipment and communications.

Casting

Casting

SprocketHeads delivers the real people and local acting talent you need. We cast for feature films, commercials, international productions, creative and editorial still photography, corporate and non-profit projects. With exceptional connections and an eye for matching talent with roles, SprocketHeads ensures you have the right people for your production. No matter the challenges. You need 300 locals, male and female, specific ethnic look, able to ski, snowboard and skate, from headshots to auditioned in a week? We’ve done it. We do casting right. Among our commercial clients: Alaska Airlines, Arby’s, Sportmaster/Sochi and Verizon.

Creative

Creative

From thin air to edited master – including concepts, treatments, scripts and original music. We generate ideas and/or develop yours into channel-surf-stopping commercials and programing.

Should your project require subject research including field interviews, we offer outstanding research and development assistance. In-depth. Insightful. Stands up to the most rigorous fact-checking.