Back to the Underground
FILM | EVENTS | TALENT
A multidisciplinary studio that produces creative FILMS, EVENTS & TALENTDEMO REEL
What We Do
We work with our clients to dream up fresh and innovative concepts to create a body of work that addresses their needs.
Features, commercials, music videos, event compilations and documentaries; We tell the story in a creative and professional way. We work with you from conception to distribution.
We apply the mentality of always aiming to deliver dynamic high calibre entertainment and impact to every kind of event that we are involved in. We take your brand and apply a grassroots approach. We make your event what everyone is talking about Monday morning!
Specializing in urban/hip hop talent, b-boys, beat boxer, djs and emcees we deliver the highest level entertainment and serve as a professional gateway to authentic artists.
Have You Seen Our Work?
“CAN’T STOP THE FEELING” VIDEO
Toronto was once again named the most diverse City in the World. To celebrate, we accepted Justin Timberlake’s challenge and put together a dance video to Justin Timberlake’s awesome new song, ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’, with some Toronto dancers in the City that we know and love.
Directed By: Corey Wadden
Cinematography By: Darcy Way
1st AC: Jonathan Duder
Edited By: Chris Hau, Lizzie Peirce, Corey Wadden
TELUS – BARRY’S EASY LIFE WITH THE BLACKBERRY Z30
See how the Blackberry Z30 can make your workday more fun and efficient! No more lost numbers, notes, or wasted time. You can live the happy life like Barry.
TELUS – BE INSPIRED BY THE SAMSUNG NOTE 3
Graphic artist, Dominique Fung, loves to travel and be inspired by all she sees around her. The Samsung Note 3 is not only her best business tool, but also her favourite art collaborator.
See more of Dominique Fung’s work here: http://dominiquefung.com/
BREAK IT DOWN B-BOY DOCUMENTARY
Featuring interviews with dancers across the globe, this compilation captures the behind the scene moments of a b-boy and b-girl lifestyle.
OSC – RAYMOND MORIYAMA INNOVATOR AWARD
A special video of Raymond Moriyama for the Ontario Centre’s Innovator Award.
OSC – BRUCE POON TIP INNOVATOR AWARD
A special video of Bruce Poon Tip of G-Adventures for the Ontario Centre’s Innovator Award.
WATERLOO REGIONAL DOWN SYNDROME SOCIETY FUNDRAISER
In collaboration with SpotLight Entertainment, the Supernaturalz perform at Waterloo Regional Down Syndrome Society Fundraiser in Mississauga.
TELUS LINK – PUSH TO TALK
Watch this video to learn about TELUS’ new Push To Talk service: TELUS Link. With TELUS Link you can:
– Get superior US, Canadian and international coverage to connect individuals and groups
– Use it on the most popular smartphones and rugged devices
– Send data at the fastest speeds available on our 4G LTE network
COCA-COLA – DAISY CHAIN
OPEN HAPPINESS #givehappiness
Coca-Cola’s The Open Happiness Project, a place to showcase and spread
random acts of happiness we find throughout Canada and the world.
HOW TO START WITH A SMARTPHONE – NOKIA LUMIA 620
Watch this video, as Tristan, product expert at TELUS, shares 4 tips on how to get started with a smartphone. You can see why Amanda and Taryn at Menkes like the Nokia Lumia 620 as the perfect starter smartphone.
THE CALM BEFORE…
The Calm Before… starts with a question: How to escape the present moment? To find the symbolic exit from the present, the protagonist must face seven fears, progressing through an intense labyrinth of the subconscious.Inspired by the need to escape an oncoming metaphoric storm where inner strength must be summoned in the face of deep seated fears, this radical new work is charged by the clash and blend of hip hop, contemporary and improvisation.
Furious kinetics and theatricality, The Chimera Project’s trademarks, reach new heights in this visceral heroic journey.
On November 9th at the Bell Tiff Lightbox Malaparte Restaurant, DAREarts held their third annual DAREaffair event. The evening, emceed by Lee Pham, featured the Jessica Blake Band, SheKing singing her newest release ‘I am not OK’, the Supernaturalz, and the beats of Scott Jackson. The memorable evening was filled with energy and joy as over 150 of Toronto’s young professionals came out to support DAREarts Canada. All proceeds from the event will be donated to DAREarts.
FOOT LOCKER REGIONAL MANAGERS FASHION SHOW
A customized designed fashion show featuring dancers The Supernaturalz and Right Foot Studio. A display of the 2012 clothing line in a creative way at the Regional Managers Annual event.
ENTER THE SHADOW: THE LIFE OF A B-BOY
Thanks to Harbourfront Centre’s Fresh Ground new works commissioning programme breaking has finally hit Toronto’s performing arts stage in this dynamic new full length dance production. ENTER THE SHADOW brings the audience into the life of a b-boy crew struggling to find their artistic path while meeting the demands of the everyday modern world. It is an uninhibited look at the raw art and passion behind b-boying. From the history and evolution, to the struggles and inspirations of b-boying, ENTER THE SHADOW is an adventure through the streets, demonstrating the ability of b-boys to challenge social issues and connect people through the power and language of dance. Join us as we paint the picture of this often misunderstood dance form through its explosive dance techniques and interdisciplinary exploration of hip-hop culture.
HANGWAI KOREAN FESTIVAL 2009
Featuring a special guest closing performance at the Hangwai Korean Festival. A rare performance featuring nearly all the active The Supernaturalz crew members.
MR.BIG’S NEXT BIG THING FESTIVAL
Dancing like you’ve never seen it before. A Dance, a Culture, now also a Sport!
Toronto, On – August 8th 2008 – The Next Big Thing Bboy Festival brought a flood of Canada’s most talented bboys/breakdancers to Metro Hall Square on August 29th from 5pm to 11pm. The Festival featured an all-star city versus city breakin’ battle with Toronto’s dope flavour against Montreal’s raw and explosive talent. The winning team took home a $7500 cash prize and the momentous title in the name of their city.
Back to the Underground and Mr. Big teamed up to bring all elements of hip hop
culture together at this massive outdoor event. And best of all, it was free!
B-BOY UNIT CANADA 2008
Bboy Unit Canada Regional Elimination 2008
Location: The Guvermnet, 132 Queen’s Quay East (Queen’s Quay and Jarvis)
Date: March 2008
Prizes: All expense paid trip to both Seoul Korea AND Beijing China
for winning b-boy crew. Chance to win over $20,000 USD in the
Bboy Unit Canada combined the highest caliber b-bboy competition in the country with the best turntablists, and a headliner hip-hop act, all together in the well-known venue The Guvernment. This collective of artists, dancers, dj’s and spectators came together to witness and participate in one legendary event, B-boy Unit Canada 2008.
Who Are We?
BACK TO THE UNDERGROUND is a Toronto based multi-disciplinary creative studio that produces films, events and talent. We work with our clients to dream up fresh and innovative concepts to create a body of work that addresses their needs. We are a passionate, driven and highly creative team, that cares about triggering an emotional response through our work. Our core strengths are based on our nontraditional approach drawn from our grassroots mentality that results in versatility and ability to quickly and effectively respond to our client needs. We offer a complete development, design and production package. Bringing it BACK TO THE UNDERGROUND and building from the roots up.
What Our Clients Have To Say
"Anyone who has seen this video, loves it! Thank you so much!!" (Telus Link Video)
"It was awesome. You guys showcased Foot Locker, FIRST CLASS!"
"I think it is wonderful! It is visually beautiful and conveys the key messages we were looking for. - The final product is great!"
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February 10, 2014Client: Blackberry / Telus Project: Web Commercial See how the Blackberry Z30 can make your workday more fun and efficient! No more lost numbers, notes, or wasted time. You can…
January 31, 2014Client: Samsung Note 3 / Telus Project: Web Commercial Graphic artist, Dominique Fung, loves to travel and be inspired by all she sees around her. The Samsung Note 3 is…
November 20, 2013Client: Hit & Run Productions Project: Web Commercial www.hitandrun.ca
November 14, 2013Click image to play video. Client: Ontario Science Centre Project: Awards video Raymond Moriyama Architect Raymond Moriyama is a hero to many Canadians. His stories of being interned during the…
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