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The Fight Against COVID-19

As the world struggles to keep up with the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN put out a worldwide call to all creatives. The goal: to help spread messaging that would inspire action and put an end…

By jadamson

April 4, 2020

Think Local First

The symbolism behind this video was inspired by the 3rd, the 4th, and then the 5th piece of business that fell by the wayside last week. As the emails of regret kept tumbling in, I…

By jadamson

March 16, 2020

Welcome to Bill Mudge House

I recently had the privilege of capturing a heartfelt story for Bill Mudge House, a halfway house here in Victoria, BC. One of the men captured in this video was just released from prison 14…

By jadamson

February 24, 2020

Hello Oaklands Dental

Who says dental videos need to be stale and off-putting? Not this guy, or his client. That’s why Oaklands Dental chose to work with CrackerJackFlash. They saw what could be done through another video CJ*F…

By jadamson

January 24, 2020

PSAs for the PCFSA

In joining the board of directors for Pacific Centre Family Services Association (PCFSA) last year, it quickly dawned on me that the organization was in dire need of donations and volunteers to keep the organization…

By jadamson

January 7, 2020

A video with a Tonne of Love

Tonne of Love is a beautiful initiative created by Victoria’s Odd Fellows that raises a tonne of money each year to purchase fresh food for those in need. It all started by Josh Miller of…

By jadamson

January 4, 2020

Welcome to Royal Oak Burial Park

Royal Oak Burial Park really lives up to its tagline, “A beautiful  place to remember.” That’s why CJ*F pulled out all the stops to capture over an hour’s worth of beautiful footage for its agency…

By jadamson

December 1, 2019

No person is an island.

That’s why I joined Think Local First Victoria here in Victoria, and I’m proud to be one of 200 (and growing) local businesses that support one another and our communities. This week is also Think…

By jadamson

November 20, 2019

Greenpeace - Time

  Like many people around the world, I was truly moved by Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York last September. Yes, we have all been hearing a lot about climate…

By jadamson

November 12, 2019

Orange Shirt Day

On September 30th, my wife an I put on our orange shirts and joined thousands of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people across Canada to honour the former residential school students whose families and communities were impacted…

By jadamson

October 10, 2019

Tomorrow's Voices Heard Today

Last week’s climate strike was nationwide, and here in Victoria BC, close to 10,000 people, mostly students gathered around the Legislative Buildings to have their voices finally heard. The energy was intense, people were angry,…

By jadamson

October 1, 2019

75th Birthday Surprise

I think my mother-in-law is awesome. Not only is Linda Rogers an accomplished writer and Victoria’s former poet laureate, she also has a heart of gold and has made me feel like I’m a big…

By jadamson

October 25, 2019

Weapon Wheels

Every once in a while, I get to shoot something a little out of the ordinary. In this case, a product shot for a set of one-of-a-kind car (and truck) wheel rims that feature revolvers…

By jadamson

November 1, 2019

An intimate dance with PointeTango

I had the opportunity to dance with a couple of world-class dancers at this year’s Victoria Fringe Festival, and this little video I shot and edited was my POV. Also during the filming of this…

By jadamson

September 9, 2019