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Creative Brief: Skate Culture


Keyword Code: SKATEJUNE2018

All aspects of skate culture from “hanging out” to demonstrating tricks are needed. Footage of young women engaged in the sport and lifestyle is especially in demand.

Shot-List Thought-Starters

• Grinding / Jumping / Airborne / Kickflip
• Freestyling
• Skateboarder’s POV
• Wipeouts
• Portraits
• Skateboarders using mobile phones to record tricks
• Skateboarders texting / chatting on mobile phone

Suggested Keywords: Extreme Sports, Skill, Success, Failure, Balance, Confidence

Typical Users: Telecommunications Companies, Retail Stores, Internet Services, Entertainment Industries, Tech companies, Food and Beverage Commercials, Travel Industries

Skateboard Backflip with Ramped Slow-Motion by SkywardKick
Pro-Tip: Be extra aware of logos and other brands that are copyrighted in your shots. In addition, tattoos and graffiti may have release issues.

Casting Considerations: Gender and race diversity. Authenticity and diversity will play an important role in the success of your shoot.

Locations: Urban, suburban, and rural

Before You Shoot:
• Please check what content already exists in the Pond5 marketplace
• Think about a visual approach that will result in new and fresh footage

Submission Checklist:
• Remember to tag your clips with the keyword code: SKATEJUNE2018
• Have all property and model releases filled out and submitted
• No logos or brands may be visible in any of the clips
• Don’t forget to add any applicable conceptual keywords

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Top image: Full Length Shot of Man Skateboarding Outdoors by fStopImagesGmbH