Motion pictures move us.

For ten years, Vriez Collective has been crafting film and video pieces for a diverse audience. 

Stay

Music video for Strahan performing STAY.

Direction, Cinematgraphy + Edit | Jake Vriezelaar

Additional Cinematography | Blaine Pasma + Emily Wallace

THE STREETS - STRAHAN (LYRIC VIDEO)

Lyric video for Strahan performing THE STREETS featuring John Mark McMillan.

Direction + Cinematography + Edit | Jake Vriezelaar

Starring | Tiffany Rogers

Special thanks to Landry Long.

Gratitude

An isolated young man tries to reconcile with his family and self.

Starring:
Brad Walker
Kristen van Gilse
Abby Gonzalez

Director + Writer: Jake Vriezelaar

Executive Producer: John Bruner

Producer: Kelsea Denney

Cinematography: Kelsea Denney, Dane Schuler, Chad Veal, Jake Vriezelaar, Emily Wallace

Sound: Dane Schuler, Jake Vriezelaar, Emily Wallace

Editors: Dane Schuler, Chad Veal

Colorist: Jake Vriezelaar

Graphics: Emily Wallace

Soundtrack: Blaine Pasma, Sam Skinner, Jake Vriezelaar

Extras: Matt Dean, Kaleb Evans, Ben Hudson, Sam Hudson, Hannah King, Logan Lockhart, Max Urban, Nate Wallace, Patrick Warren

Special thanks to: John Bruner, Matt Butler, Ivanhoe’s, Daniel Read, Josh Taylor, Upland Community, Steve Bailey, Matt Dean, Michele Denney, Ethan Rice, Patrick Warren, Addie Wadley

A Ceramic Films & Taylor University Film & Media production.

Coastline

Music video for Leland Blue performing COASTLINE.

Direction + Edit | Landry Long
Cinematography + Color | Jake Vriezelaar
Additional Production | Erica Morman + Connor Legge

Starring:
Adam Perry
Kristen van Gilse
Luke Bailey
Ezra Scott

Special thanks to: Studio D2D, Spenny and Will, the Taylor University Film and Media Department, Lance Vanderberg, Bob Berry, The Bridge, and Jared Davenport

Ghost Town

Music video for Eddy Blake performing GHOST TOWN.

Direction + Edit | Landry Long
Cinematography + Color | Jake Vriezelaar
Glidecam + Additional Camera | Jared Davenport & Max Partain

HOW

Music video for Mark Battles performing HOW.

Direction + Edit | Landry Long
Cinematography + Color | Jake Vriezelaar
Glidecam | Jared Davenport

A Vasi Films Production.

West Reade Ave

Two friends say goodbye.

Starring: Brandt Maina, Brad Walker & Blaine Pasma

Writer / Director / Editor: Jon Meharg
Co-director / Sound: Blaine Pasma
Cinematographer / Colorist: Jake Vriezelaar
Producer: Emma Horne
Original Score: Blaine Pasma & Caroline York

Featuring "Understanding" by Pacific Garden

Special Thanks: Benjamin Bethel, Josh Taylor, Nick Chiodras & Matt Butler

Grow up Sometime

Produced by: Landry Long and Gardner Stewart
A film by: Jake Vriezelaar and Landry Long

Artists: Kristen Miyakawa, Gardner Stewart, Justin Keys, Darius Stanley, and Drew Martin
Musicians: Gardner Stewart, Michael Granata, Alex Negrón, and Braden Ochs
Written by: Kristen Miyakawa, Gardner Stewart, Justin Keys, Darius Stanley, Drew Martin, and Landry Long
On-Set Band: Josiah Greiner, Jack Mancuso, Michael Granata, and Kristen Miyakawa
Child Actors/Actresses: Josiah Williams, Ray Williams, Jay Williams, Luke Bailey, Grace Bailey, and Ezra Scott
Production Assistants: Hudson Farrell and Jared Davenport
Special Thanks: John and Kathy Bruner, Steve and Charity Bailey, Lance and Amy Vanderberg, Desirae Crouch, Javander Williams, Alec Devries, and Dan Read

Envision Film Festival 2018 Opener

Created for Taylor University's 2018 Envision Film Festival.

Featuring // Natalie Francis. Camden Johnson, Brad Walker, Tiffany Rogers, Sean Quillen, Imani Muya, Alex Negron, Niko Hays
Writer/Director/Cinematographer // Jake Vriezelaar
Produced by // Hannah Goebel
Edited by // Andy Brueck & Jon Meharg
Production assistants // Alex Negron & Niko Hays

Created to create.

A promotional piece created for Taylor University's Film & Media Production department.

Cesar’s Canvas // Life, Art & LGBTQ+

A brief look into the world of artist Cesar Conde and his perspective on life, art and LGBTQ+.

A film by Victor Rodriguez & Jake Vriezelaar

Stand Up For Your Sibling // A Taylor University Women's Programming Promo Film

Created for Taylor University Women's Programming.

A film by Dane Schuler & Jake Vriezelaar

VO by Nicki Mortland

When We Were Together // A Short Film

Two sisters navigate life stained by a broken family situation in search of a hope beyond themselves.

WINNER OF BEST SHORT FILM & AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD AT THE MAUMEE FILM FESTIVAL

A film by Levi Phillips & Jake Vriezelaar

Starring Audrey & Madelyn Vriezelaar
Co-starring Dave & Mackenzie Bensch

Music by Josh Bontragerjoshbontrager.com
Featuring "West" by Sleeping At Last

an evening at the Vriezelaar’s // A Short Film

Here's an inside look at the annual Fourth of July party at the Vriezelaar household in 120fps featuring some classical music because why not!?

APOLLO // A Short Film

In the wake of NASA's Apollo Program, two friends fix their eyes on joining the space revolution.

A film by Benjamin Bethel & Jake Vriezelaar.

Starring // Ty Kinter & Brad Walker
Composer // Josh Bontrager
Production Assistants // Tobey Manning & Dane Schuler

Created for Taylor University's Film & Video Production class.

For Whom The Bell Tolls // A Short Film

Created within 24 hours for Taylor University's Red Eye Film Frenzy inspired by John Donne's poem "For whom the bell tolls."

A film by Benjamin Bethel, Dane Schuler, & Jake Vriezelaar.

Starring // Benjamin Bethel
Music // "A Mist On Hinksey Stream" & "Stone Galliard (For Henry)" by Axletree

It Affects You // An Awareness Short Film

A film created for the Business Professionals of America video production team competition. This piece took first place at 2016 National Competition.

A film by Mason Becker, Josh Mohr, & Jake Vriezelaar.

Starring // Rachael Kuecher & Maddie Slovak
Special thanks to // Rhonda Hildebrand, Brian, Cindy Hoeflinger, & Officer Shaw
Extras // Mason Becker, Allie Edler, Donte Giovanoli, Gino Giovanoli, & Dustin Lee

Created in affiliation with Clay High School's Career Tech program.

Gianna Schicchi // A Taylor University Lyric Theatre Promo Film

A film created for Taylor University's Lyric Theatre Department promoting their production of Gianna Schicchi.

A film by Dane Schuler & Jake Vriezelaar.

While The Cat's Away // A Music Video

A music video created for the solo alternative act Like London.

A video by Christian Jacobs & Jake Vriezelaar.

Success Starts Here // A Promo Film

A short promotional piece created for Oregon City Schools as a part of their new "OCS Success" rebrand campaign.

A film by Boomer Sherer, Christian Jacobs, Josh Mohr, & Jake Vriezelaar.

Lights Out // OCS Levy 2015 // A Promo Film

A short film created for the 2015 Oregon City Schools Levy serving as a call to action. The levy was ultimately passed and the passing was greatly influenced by this piece.

A film by Christian Jacobs, Josh Mohr, & Jake Vriezelaar.

This Is What It's All About // A Short Film

A short film created to build the evolving culture of Clay High School football in hopes of student body unification.

A film by Josh Mohr & Jake Vriezelaar.

Jesus is the Light of the World // A Short Film

A short introduction film created for First Congregational Church's 2015 Christmas Eve Service.

A film by Jake Vriezelaar

Starring // Levi Phillips, Bailey Phillips, & Madi Vriezelaar
Sound design by // Mark Reiter & Level 2 Audio

Everyone Deserves Lunch // An Awareness Short Film

A film created for the Business Professionals of America video production team competition. This piece took first place at 2015 State Competition.

A film by Mason Becker, Christian Jacobs, Josh Mohr, & Jake Vriezelaar.

Starring // Ronnie Collins, Mason Becker, Estrella Resendez, & Emelie Schultz
Special thanks to // Rhonda Hildebrand

Created in affiliation with Clay High School's Career Tech program.

Christ Meets You Where You Are // A Short Film

An intro to the First Congregational Church Christmas Eve service entitled "Christ Meets You Where You Are."

A film by Jake Vriezelaar.

Starring // Alec & Madi Vriezelaar
Sound design by // Mark Reiter & Level 2 Audio

Life at the Speed of Buckeye // :30 TV Spot

A TV commercial created for Buckeye CableSystem's summer campaign.

Directed by // Chad Vriezelaar
Cinematography, motion design, & VFX by // Jake Vriezelaar
Sound design by // Mark Reiter & Level 2 Audio
Lighting by // Rick Thomas

Created in affiliation with GoLive Media Group.