A glimpse behind the lens, documenting the hard work and adventure required to capture three different photographs of Nepal culture and landscape. Original Music by Abel Okugawa
Promotional for the new Charlottesville Tom Sox Valley League baseball team. Filmed + Directed by FHF Edited + Colored by FHF Music + Sound Design by Abel Okugawa Made with the Panasonic GH4 tomsox.com
Exposure Vol II follows athletes Daniel Woods, Jimmy Webb, Alex Megos, Alex Puccio, and Dmitry Sharafutdinov as they push both their own personal limits and the limits of climbing. This year’s film brings you stories …Read More
First installation at IX Art Park March 2014. Art Invasion Graffiti Wall. Filmed and edited by Ameoba Films. Camera: Marco Duran and Sallah Baloch. Edit: Marco Duran and Brian Wimer. Music: Abel Okugawa
Video and sound design by Abel Okugawa
Original Score by Abel Okugawa, High Tension: Official Trailer from REEL ROCK 8 Winner: Grand Prize, Krakow Mountain Festival Best Film Mountain Culture, Banff Mountain Film Best Mountaineering Film, Kendal Mountain Festival
this commercial for Petzl’s Tikka 2 headlamp was cut to my track “maxsequence” from my album Dance Like a Speaker. Produced by BigUp Productions bigupproductions.com/ Directed by Josh Lowell
Video and sound design by Abel Okugawa
I created this score as a custom soundtrack for the Panthera project. They wanted something that captured the mystery and beauty of the Jaguar while at the same time giving the story a positive and …Read More
Music “Thoughtful Triumph” by Abel Okugawa Official Website – abelokugawa.com/ Equipment Canon EOS 5D mark II Canon EOS 6D Sony a7R Canon EF17-40mm F/4L USM Canon EF16-35mm F/2.8L II USM Canon EF70-200mm F/4L IS USM Rokinon …Read More
The REEL ROCK 7 trailer by Big Up Productions and Sender Films. Coming to a theater near you starting Fall 2012. reelrocktour.com for more info. Like facebook.com/reelrock to win prizes from TNF, Gore-Tex and more. …Read More
Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra spent two years working together to climb La Dura Dura (5.15c / 9b+), the world’s hardest climb. This film tells the story of their unique collaboration and shows Adam’s historic …Read More
I was tasked with producing a custom track for this trailer. I adapted an old melody I had and added some new elements to carry the mystery and energy of this great film. In this …Read More
Totem Pole carving involves story telling and personal reflection into the symbols that give us identity. Each pole has a different story to tell. Jason Roberson shares his insight into this particular commission. I created …Read More
This is my track “Wheels”, i created these visuals to accompany this track.
Camp 4 Collective goes on a shoot with the Cineflex system and they created this behind the scenes video to show how awesome the camera is. My track “Epic Strings” scores the epic shots they …Read More
A Music Visualization i made to go along with my track “Tidal”. Enjoy !
05.09.2013 Patrick Kerber discovers and leaps off the highest possible BASE jump exit point on the Eiger. I scored this video of his flight with my track “Choices”.
High and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history. Profiling the bold and visionary efforts of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition, the film examines the …Read More
Veronica Heart danced with the Charlottesville Ballet and recently became company director of concorDance Contemporary. She is also Co-Artistic Director at Albemarle Ballet Theater. This video was directed, filmed and edited by Abe Costanza with …Read More
Amazing to see the world from these perspectives, amazing to score this flight with my track “Child”, looking forward to flying more !
This Video is cut to my track “Shown Down” , was very fun working with CFF on creating the right sound for The Netwerk !
ABYSS, the latest film from Louder Than Eleven,includes my track “Milk”. Exploration of secret, alpine climbing terrain high above Colorado’s Front Range has created a flurry of debate regarding the philosophy, secrecy and ethics of …Read More
Love and respect for what we do are the key for EARTH’s seeds to grow around the world. Take a look at the fruits of our hard work here. “The greatest tool we have, to …Read More
Check out this awesome Reel from Filament Productions, full of video content produced for touring acts, cut to my track “Listen Up”. I am really happy to be a part of Filament Productions team as …Read More
Original Score by Abel Okugawa and Seth Glennie-Smith
Music by Abel Okugawa Song “Exquisite” Video by Abel Okugawa Tokyo Footage by Takeshi
Climber Paul Robinson talks with prAna Mindfulness Ambassador Mark Coleman about breath. “How I breathe really effects my physiology, when I breathe deep and slow, I get more focused and can definitely climb harder.” ~Paul …Read More
This is an experimental piece based on an audio testimonial from consciousness research facility, The Monroe Institute. The sequence took about three weeks to complete, and allowed me to play with a few new techniques. …Read More
NRS ZEN – ad using my track “Shown Down”
The North Face have some incredible outdoor technology. check out this avalanche life saver, video is cut to my track “Winds”.
This is an experimental visuals video I made using my song “Shown Down” to influence the particle colors creation.
Logo animation based on the principal of escape velocity. Sound Design by Abel Okugawa
A short film about indoor climbing featuring Paul Robinson, Sasha DiGiulian, Vasya Vorotnikov, and Ashima Shiraishi. Presented by Central Rock Gym in Worcester, MA, Rockwerx, prAna, Teknik, and e-grips. “There’s an infinite number of movements …Read More
Check out Filament Productions Artistic Renderings reel cut to my track Milk Filament Productions is a Production Design and Touring Video team. Part of our process is to provide Artistic Renderings of the design for …Read More
This is an original video montage edited by Killer Genes for the art opening , Vantage Point. This track was created for this video to set the mood and tone of the opening event. MORE …Read More
New pinnacle hard shell jacket for peak-bagging alpinists who keep moving in extreme conditions. Made with a waterproof, breathable, durable, ultra-lightweight GORE-TEX® Pro Shell exterior, woven micro-grid backer adds wicking benefit to keep you’re perspiration …Read More
The North Face has Sustainability Reports for their gear manufacturing.
The award-winning lightweight Single-Track shoe, this video is cut to my track “The Greatest”. Check out an awesome shoe, runner and trail while chill to my beat and watch. Featuring “The Greatest” by Abel Okugawa
Live VJ Session Music by Sun Wukong Video by Abel Okugawa
This is a great new Ad for Scarpa at Barracks Road Shopping center , Charlottesville VA. This was produced by John st Ours for Scarpa , music by Abel Okugawa. check it out and get …Read More
The Alexander Technique, developed by F. M. Alexander in the early 19th century, is a unique approach to learning how to move with ease and lightness as we go through our daily lives.
The North Face Youth Product Director Suman Reddy speaks about our commitment to sun protection. Abel Okugawa Song: Climb
This episode of Life Behind Bars takes us to the Mecca of mountain biking and Brandon Semenuk’s hometown of Whistler, BC for the legendary Red Bull Joyride slopestyle competition. Tough competition and the mental weight …Read More
KING LINES follows Chris Sharma on his search for the planet’s greatest climbs, from South American fantasy boulders to the sweeping limestone walls of Europe. Off the coast Mallorca he discovers his most outrageous project …Read More
A fun little magical world. Take a look and let me know what you think by leaving a comment. I was given this video with no sound to begin, and created and designed the sounds …Read More
Steph Davis talks with prAna Mindfulness Ambassador Mark Coleman about Fear. How it can keep you alive and how it can kill you — all depending on how you process it. Learn more about Steph …Read More
Faces In The Mirror is not only meant to be seen, it’s meant to be experienced. An experience of music, visuals and emotion. Sound Design and Mixing by Abel Okugawa The film premieres online 8/30/12. …Read More
Video clips featuring slackliner Andy Lewis from the film “Sketchy Andy,” produced by Sender Films and Big UP Productions (2011). The full length film is available on DVD and HD download on the REEL ROCK …Read More
Music: John Brown’s Body Song: Give Yourself Over JohnBrownsBody.com Abel Okugawa Song:The Greatest AbelOkugawa.com Jett Craze Drones jettcraze.com
Chris Sharma & Mark Coleman wrap up the Inside Game series with a talk about mindfulness. After struggling on a tough boulder problem multiple times & eventually topping out, it becomes apparent that a shift …Read More
My song “Winds” is used in the first half of this trailer. Reel Rock is a film festival that tours around the world and feature some of the most exciting moments in adventure sports to …Read More
Music by Abel Okugawa Video By Abel Okugawa
music: JD Pherson Song: Fire Bug Bit.ly/JDMcPherson Jett Craze Drones jettcraze.com Abel Okugawa Song: Mercury South AbelOkugawa.com
This trailer features my Sun Wukong song “Clear Puzzles In Mjet”, this turns out to be a pretty wild trip.
This is a SCARY movie, beware. I scored this feature and it won me “Best Film Score” at the Dark Carnival Film festival, as well as other awards and nominations. It was fun to work …Read More
Chris Sharma and prAna Mindful Living Ambassador Mark Coleman talk about the ‘inside game’ of climbing — how our thoughts can either hinder our performance or enhance our experience. The universal idea of letting go …Read More
Music Tracks: Abel Okugawa Song: Petrol AbelOkugawa.com Jett Craze Song: Hernando What If JettCraze.com Ape School Song: My Intention (Yppah Remix Instrumental) ninjatune.net/artist/ape-school
Dean Potter and prAna Mindfulness Ambassador Mark Coleman talk about focus and how Dean’s heightened awareness escalates as the risk of his endeavors grow. Learn more about Dean at http://www.prana.com