Move Me Video

BY Michael Poliskey

I have decided to launch Move Me, a video production and motion graphics company here in Portland, Maine. Professionally I have been building website for the last 17 or so years. I had one html class my senior year in college and when went from there. Buying books, learning, researching, building...
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Peaks to Portland

BY Michael Poliskey

Peaks to Portland
I didn't swim it. I dropped off Laura early at the Casco Bay Terminals for the ferry ride to Peaks Island so instead of going home and coming back hours later to look for parking, I decided to go to the East End Beach early and walk around a bit. The YMCA team was setting up the all that goes ...
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Agile Maine Day

BY Michael Poliskey

Agile Maine
I was fortunate enough to be offered the opportunity to be the official photographer of Agile Maine Day at The Abromson Center on the campus of the University of Southern Maine last week. When I was first asked, my new Canon 80D hadn’t even arrived in the mail yet, but I would have some time to g...
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Conference Promos

BY Michael Poliskey

Two recent promotional videos for the Women@Work conference to be held in November of 2017 in Las Vegas. The color palette and design elements were borrowed from the print campaign for the event. Both videos were created using Adobe Premiere and After Effects. Below is the one minute version u...
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My Trip to Kiesel Guitars

BY Michael Poliskey

Kiesel Guitars is a 71 year old custom guitar shop out of Escondido, California that used to be known as Carvin Guitars. About 2 years ago they changed their name back to the original family name after splitting the Carvin Corporation into 2 different entities. Carvin now handles amplification an...
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My New Kiesel Vader

BY Michael Poliskey

At the end of March Kiesel Guitars announced they would start producing multi-scale versions of their popular headless Vader guitars. I immediately had the 'I need that' feeling and started using their online guitar builder to select the options I wanted and to see how much it would cost. For thr...
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Free Guitar Tablature Paper

BY Michael Poliskey

I need guitar tablature paper from time to time for showing people guitar music related things or I may need to notate something myself. It's handy to have around. Try finding good quality online and it's tricky. It's either watermarked, has someone's logo on it, or it's too small to print. After...
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I Shot a Wedding

BY Michael Poliskey

I shot a wedding once after I graduated college and haven’t done one since. That was way back in 2000. The wedding I shot was for a childhood friend and I just shot video. No photos, which I was fine with. I don’t think I even had a photo camera at the time. I had just graduated wit...

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I ‘Hacked’ my Wii

BY Michael Poliskey

Metroid on the Wii

I bought a Nintendo Wii about 6 years ago after playing Wii bowling at a friends. It seemed like a nice thing to have when people come over. You could bowl, shoot arrows even shuffleboard if I remember correctly…plus all of the Mario games! Of course after a few months I was bowled ...

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Tense and Unnerving ‘The Invitation’

BY Michael Poliskey

The Invitation
"While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests." This movie wasn't even on my radar, but I came across it while checking out Rotten Tomatoes as it sported a 90% fresh rating. Intrigued,...
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