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blacmao creates communication you see and hear, and hopefully feel a little bit. We’re writers, designers, motion graphic artists, directors, and production specialists who work as a go-to…


MemorySparx One is a portable digital memory aid for individuals living with dementia. It works on iPad to help you organize and recall personal photos, health information, and…

Canadian Council for the Arts | Art Bank

Art Bank 40th Anniversary Party invitation Design – blacmao *created for BirdDog Design

GGFL Chartered Professional Accountants

GGFL is an accounting firm with deep Ottawa roots. Founded in 1946, GGFL has built it’s reputation on exacting professional standards coupled with a personal approach. blacmao worked…


Animation – blacmao *created for McMillan


The We-Vibe Plus App, allowing remote control of the We-Vibe over the web.

Canadian Egg Marketing Agency



Women have been coming to Shepherd’s for decades, not only for great clothing but for Shepherd’s unique consultation service: Specialists Sam, Elaine and Katharine work with clients, one-on-one,…


HOPE Summerfest Campaign & Photography. Chantal Lancaster: Design/writing blacmao: Photography Thanks to Holly Tarrison at HOPE.   *created for BirdDog Design

Canadian Egg Marketing Agency

  CEMA’s annual report

NAC English Theatre

Theatre is about communicating life experience on the stage. In 2015, NAC revamped it’s English Theatre Program with a new campaign and a totally new approach: We filmed…



Fairtrade KARMA – “Do Some Good” Design,  illustration, soundtrack and animation – blacmao ©Fairtrade *created for BirdDog Design

Accora Village – Cobalt

Accora Village is a new concept rental community aimed at a diverse range of people with busy lifestyles. At the center of their new development is Cobalt, a…

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Opera Lyra

Opera Lyra “I’m Going To The Opera” Campaign Opera Lyra is a Canadian not for profit organization producing world-class opera productions and to promoting opera as an art…

Rolland HiTech

Cascades Fine Papers Group Rolland Hitech is a premium office paper. Design/Art Direction: Chantal Lancaster

United Way

Canada Post

// Canada Post – epost Canada Post’s epost service is an all-in-one online bill management and payment platform. BM created a series of videos, from storyboard to completion,…

Canada Research Chairs

Canada Research Chairs inaugural campaign Development of a complete series of promotional materials introducing Canada Research Chairs to the public. The goal was to create an accessible human…

Canadian Dermatology Association

Music composition and foley for The Canadian Dermatology Association’s Play Safe In The Sun campaign video (produced by McMillan’s Michael Zavacky and Eric Rochon).

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

SSHRC’s 30th anniversary publication highlighting its areas of study, their impact on Canadian society & beyond.


Accountant and Bookkeeper Appreciation Week for Intuit Canada. Script – John Collins Illustration – Michael Zavacky Storyboard & video development – blacmao * copyright McMillan Agency


// HOPE Summerfest 2012 Campaign Photography blacmao shot HOPE’s 2012 promotional campaign, a retroawesome evoking of 1982 to celebrate HOPE’s 30th year. Shoot day was a blur of…


DNB360 Global Launch Video. Writing – Ian Driscoll: Design – Lisa Rickenbacher Video development -blacmao A 3D version of the video was produced as well. Get anaglyph glasses…


// PowerShift Action Video PowerShift is a grassroots group dedicated to raising environmental awareness and influence government policy on environmental and social justice issues.

National Arts Centre

NAC Variety Pack Campaign Photography. Courtesy McMillan/NAC

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Promotional booklet for CIHR featuring the Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction. Developed to be a part of series of 13 informational booklets on all the “virtual”…

Ottawa Animation Festival

Ottawa International Animation Festival Campaign Photography Won APPLIED ARTS 2012 Illustration and Photography annual-category: ILLUSTRATION: POSTER (series). photography – blacmao illustration – Michael Zavacky/Eric Rochon Design – Jacob…

Youth Services Bureau