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CARMELO TV spot featuring Denver Nugget’s Carmelo Anthony and promoting a new sports drink, C1.5.

FRACKING: A BIG RISK
A short film which was made to run with a feature documentary titled Dear Governor Hickenlooper

YES On 2B
A TV spot supporting a change to municipal energy in Boulder Colorado

CROSS COUNTRY EXPERIENCE WITH BILL KOCH
A film made with US Olympian Bill Koch.

CROSS COUNTRY SKI RACING
Produced for the US Cross Country Ski Team and Rossignol Ski Company

MATT DAYTON US CROSS COUNTRY SKIER
A visual essay on Matt Dayton as he skis around a cross country course in Breckenridge Colorado

LOOKOUT! MOUNTAIN, This documentary is a wakeup call for all people living near radio, TV and cell phone antennas. Featured in the Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival.

SNOW MONSTERS MEET MOTHER NATUREA 
30 minute educational ski film for children featuring Picabo Street, Aretha Franklin and Annie Aitken. Director of Photography

BROADCAST BLUES
60 minute documentary following a citizen effort expose the dangers of electromagnetic radiation and prevent an HDTV tower from being built in their neighborhood. Produced and Directed

HALLMARK ANIMAL WORLD
Animals of North America
Hallmark Entertainment
Director of Photography

INFANT SWIMMING
Six minute documentary on Carol Gnam’s  research program to teach swimming and survival techniques to children from 6 months to 6 years.
Produced and Directed

WINTER PARK SHOUT
30 Second TV spot for Winter Park Resort.
Produced and Directed

OUT – A – LINE
Camera follows two in-line skaters through the streets of Boulder, Colorado for MTV Sports.
Director/ Director of Photography

WINTER PARK SHOUT
Promotional video for Winter Park summer recreation program.
Produced and Directed

PEARL IZUMI
Shot and directed sports promotional video with top US athletes for Pearl Izumi Sportswear.
Director/ Director of Photography

ASPEN EXTREME
Action adventure theatrical film set in Aspen, Colorado.
Produced by Walt Disney Productions
Director of Second Unit Photography

DOOR OF HOPE
Documentary on a project aimed at salvaging homeless women in NYC. Produced by Gleam Productions, NY. Director of Photography

MICHAEL JORDAN JUNIOR JAMMER
30 second TV spot on Michael Jordan’s indoor basketball.
Director/ Director of Photography

WARMTH OF THE SOUTHWEST
Promotional video for Purgatory Ski Resort in Colorado
Produced and Directed

TALES OF A CAT HOUSE
Theatrical comedy feature produced by Patrician films.
Director of Photography

PEARL IZUMI WINTER
Promo video with world class athletes for Pearl Izumi
Produced and Directed

LEGENDS AND LIES
30 minute drama recreating 6 legends in Colorado history. Produced by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Director of Photography

AVALANCHE: A QUESTION OF BALANCE
Avalanche safety film produced by Alliance Productions, sponsored by Gates Foundation and National Forest Service.
Co-producer, Director of Photography

SURVIVORS
30 minute documentary on spinal cord injury and aging. Sponsored by North American Reinsurance Company. Director of Photography.

ACCEPTING THE CHALLENGE
30 minute documentary on Colorado Outward Bound School
Produced by Durrance Productions
Director of Photography

THE DESTROYER
Theatrical film produced by Wind River Productions with Anthony Perkins. Distributed by Touchstone Pictures and HBO
Director of Second Unit Photography

STRETCHING, THE VIDEO
60 minute video with Bob Anderson, author of the book, STRETCHING.
Producer/Director

HARMS WAY
Documentary on spinal cord injury.
Produced by Access Inc. Boulder,Colorado
Director of Photography

RUN SISTER RUN
Documentary on Cleo Parker Robinson’s dance portrayal of the drama of Angela Davis and her flight from the law. Produced by Margie Soo Hoo Lee
Director of Photography

KID COLTER
Theatrical film with Jim Stafford and Jerem Shamos. Distributed by CBS Fox and The Movie Store.
Television: HBO.
Director of Photography

NO SIMPLE ROAD
Documentary on children who participate in the Children’s Hospital Handicapped Sports Program in Denver, Colorado
Produced and Directed

RIVER IN THE DESERT
PBS Special focusing on the water crisis in the Southwest and on the use and misuse of technology to control the waters of the Colorado River. Funded by the Colorado Endowment for the Humanities, Gates and Colorado Humanities Program.
Produced and Directed

A DIVINE MADNESS
A 30 minute documentary for PBS on the lives of dancer, Portia Mansfield and actress, Charlotte Perry. Narrated by Julie Harris. Produced with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Colorado Arts and Humanities. Distributed by Films Inc.
Produced and Directed

FLIGHT OF THE DOUBLE EAGLE
One hour prime time special documenting the first successful Trans-Atlantic balloon flight from Maine to France for ABC Television. Televised on ABC in October, l979.
Director of Photography

IMPOSSIBLE DREAM – BALLOONS ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
A one hour television special produced for CBS Television documenting two attempts to cross the Atlantic by balloon. DREAM-  Televised in November, 1979.
Produced and Directed

about-us

About Us

LA Productions, Inc. has produced a wide range of films including:

  • Brook AitkenFeature Films
  • PBS documentaries
  • Extreme action sports
  • Network TV specials
  • Corporate and skiing promotions
  • TV commercials

We are very proud that after 30 years our company is in the forefront of local and national producers, highly respected and the recipient of many national and international awards.

BROOK AITKEN (DP) – click here for resume

 

LEN AITKEN (PRODUCER)

Len AitkenSince 1975 Len Aitken has produced a wide range of high-quality films including corporate promotions, TV commercials, PBS documentaries, network TV specials and theatrical motion pictures. Aitken’s documentary on the first Trans-Atlantic balloon flight, “The Impossible Dream” won an Emmy for Best Sports Film. The following year ABC asked Aitken to be Director of Photography for a second attempt to cross the Atlantic by balloon. The flight was successful and ABC had an historic first and a prime time special. Aitken has shot over 20 documentary films in Asia, Africa and South America. Educational documentaries such as “Avalanche a Question of Balance”, “River in the Desert” which ran on PBS and “Broadcast Blues” have won top awards in national and international film festivals. Aitken has also worked as a Director of Photography on feature films: “Kid Colter”, “Other Things Not Intended to Hurt”, “The Destroyer” and Disney’s “Aspen Extreme.”

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Clients

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    • Action Adventure Sports, National Freestyle Ski Championships, New York, NY
    •  ABC Television Network, Flight of the Double Eagle, New York, NY
    • Alliance Communications, Avalanche, A Question of Balance, Denver, CO
    • American Sportsman, Titan, White Water, New York, NY
    • BBC Television Network, Kayak, London, England
    •  BBDO Agency, Mountain Dew TV Spot, New York, NY
    •  Benson & Hedges, Professional Ski Racing Assoc. New York, NY
    •  Bob Anderson, Stretching, Colorado Springs, CO
    •  Broyles, Allebaugh & Davis, Mary Jane and Winter Park Spots, Denver, CO
    •  CBS Television Network, Impossible Dream, New York, NY
    •  The Childrens Hospital, No Simple Road, Denver,CO
    •  Children’s Television Workshop, Three Two One Contact, New York, NY
    •  Colle McVoy Advertising, Winter Park You’re the One, Denver, Colorado
    •  Colorado Outward Bound School, Accepting the Challenge, Denver, Colorado
    •  Descente Ltd. of Japan, Munsingwear TV Spots, Japan
    •  Disney Productions Inc. Aspen Extreme, Burbank, California
    •  Gleam Productions, Door of Hope, New York, N.Y.
  •  Eastman Kodak Co. Cross Country Experience, Rochester, NY
  •  Encore Western Channel. John Wayne Promo, Littleton, CO
  •  ESPN Sports, Jamie and Carrie, Bristol, CT
  •  J.C. Productions, Zerex TV Spot, New York, NY
  •  Gates Foundation, River In The Desert, Denver, CO
  •  Hartford Insurance Group, Two Three Fasten Your Ski, Hartford, CT
  •  Hallmark
  •  International Harvester, Billy Kidd Skis Again, Sheridan, IL
  •  Intro TV, Twitch, Littleton, CO
  •  National Endowment for the Humanities, Divine Madness, Denver, CO
  •  McCrea Associates Agency, Come Play In The Park, Boulder, CO
  •  Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers Intn’l, Keepers of the Dream, Denver, Colorado
  •  Outdoor Life Network
  •  Pearl Izumi, Spring Apparel, Boulder, Colorado
  •  Playboy Cable Network, Frank Zapa Quilt Chicago, IL
  •  Purgatory Durango Resort, The Warmth of the Southwest, Durango, Colorado
  •  Rossignol Ski Co. Cross Country Skiing–A Better Way, Williston, VT
  •  Thomas Design Agency, Wheeler Bicycles, Boulder, CO
  •  U.S. Ski Team, Cross Country Ski Racing, Park City, UT
  •  United Bank of Denver, Denver, CO
  •  Winter Park Recreational Assoc. Traditions, Winter Park, CO
  •  Wind River Productions, Kid Colter, The Destroyer, Denver, CO
awards

Awards

cawards

Telly Awards – Semi-Finalist, Lookout! Mountain

International Film and TV Festival of New York l981- Bronze Medal

Telluride Mountain Film Festival l982-First Prize

New York Int’l Film Festival 1981- Silver Medal

American Film Festival 1981 – Blue Ribbon

Chicago Int’l Film Festival 198l – Silver Plaque

Sinking Creek Film Festival l98l – Red Ribbon

EMMY, BEST SPORTS PRODUCTION, 1979

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Stock

We have an extensive selection of stock footage. For inquiries please contact
Thought Equity – 303-308-3253

LAProductions Inc.