Reality is…?

What is real? And what is hocus pocus (otherwise known in the video world as special effects)? The graphics department here at Crystal Pix was recently challenged with creating a video to sell a concept before it existed in reality. The concept: mall kiosks displaying  full motion graphic advertisements and an interactive map; the reality: [...]

Homegrown in New York State

Wow, what a day! It was July 30th, 2013 and we had the great pleasure of shooting a commercial for the NY Apple Association featuring soccer superstar Abby Wambach. The theme of the spot was “homegrown in New York State”; perfect for NY apples and for the Rochester, NY native. The spot features several kids [...]

and the Emmy® goes to…

…Signs of the Time for Best Documentary at the 56th Annual New York Emmy® Awards gala held on Sunday, April 14th in New York City. In a night full of glitz and glamour, we settled in to enjoy the evening with hopes running high, but with determination to savor the moment regardless of the outcome. [...]

Pink Glove Dance Music Video

Crystal Pix Helps Fairport Baptist Homes Spread Breast Cancer Awareness October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of that Crystal Pix worked with the Fairport Baptist Homes to create a Pink Glove Dance for the annual contest sponsored by Medline. Residents, employees and volunteers of Fairport Baptist Homes as well as many people [...]

Rochester High Falls International Film Festival

Back in May, our first independent feature documentary, Signs of the Time,  played at the Rochester High Falls International Film Festival ( It was a very interesting and eye-opening experience for me. First of all, it was great to showcase our film in my hometown of Rochester, NY. But secondly, the theme of the film [...]