Raiders of the Lost Atari Tomb

August 20, 2014

During the months of March and April of 2014, I was hired as the location sound mixer by Lightbox Entertainment, a production company hired by Microsoft to take on the role of Tomb Raiders and investigate if the legend of Atari was real.

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We got ourselves a sign

August 12, 2014

We've embedded our logo into our conference room! We had the metallic sign created by Tulips & Toadstools in Napa, California. Check out the photos below to see the creative process of how they welded our MindWarp Logo together and what the final product looks like in our conference room.

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MindWarp Welcomes David Arnold

July 01, 2014

MindWarp LLC originally opened its doors in September of 2007 in Austin, TX before relocating to El Paso, TX in 2009. After five great years of success, MindWarp is proud to bring on a new partner, David Arnold.

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El Paso Times: Short film ‘Odessa’ shoots near Santa Teresa

January 08, 2014

MindWarp's very own Carlos Corral provides on-location sound services for the short film “Odessa”. A crew for the short film was at the border fence west of Santa Teresa, N.M. Tuesday. The film, which will be about ten minutes long, is based on a post apocalyptic storyline in which Texas becomes its own country again in the future. The film was in its second day of a four-day shooting schedule.

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KFOX14: Local website designer's take on health care...

October 22, 2013

Local website designer Octavio Corral of Mind Warp LLC said the problems HealthCare.gov has encountered are to be expected with such a huge launch site. On Oct. 1, Americans without health insurance were able to apply for coverage as a result of the "Affordable Care Act."

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Return of the Texas Film Incentives

June 07, 2013

The Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program gets a major $95 million financial boost from the state legislature and the Texas Hotel and Lodging Association.

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Sound 101: Building Your Sound Kit

April 30, 2013

Let’s face it, indie filmmakers today are more concerned about what camera they’re shooting on instead of caring about the two Ss. Story & Sound are what matter. While I won’t get into whether or not your story is good, I want to at least address how important sound is.

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Creative Process for DATAMARK, Inc. Animation Video

March 27, 2013

With DATAMARK's new art direction in place, the next step was animation. An animated scenario would illustrate how a business process outsourcing program would benefit a Fortune 500 company's workflow.

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Website Launch: DATAMARK, Inc.

March 22, 2013

We've redesigned the DATAMARK site to offer visitors an easy-to-navigate view of DATAMARK's array of business services and process-improvement solutions.

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MindWarp wins at 2013 Addy Awards

March 01, 2013

MindWarp was awarded 1 Silver and 2 Bronze awards at the 2013 Addy Awards put on by the El Paso Ad Federation. Sander/Wingo of El Paso also received Addy Awards for El Paso Electric work that we helped produce.

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Website Launch: Century 21 APD Associates

February 11, 2013

Century 21 APD is a real estate company owned and operated by an El Paso family with deep roots in the community. MindWarp was tasked with redesigning their company website which had become oudated and insufficient.

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New Business Cards to go along with our Rebrand

February 08, 2013

We've just received our new business cards to go along with our rebrand. Feel free to comment below and let us know what you think.

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MindWarp Rebrands and Reboots

January 31, 2013

Friends, family, and clients, lend me your ears. Welcome to our new website! After doing business in El Paso, TX for more than 5 years, MindWarp continues to expand its creative work in the West Texas region.

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MindWarp wins “Best of Show” at El Paso Addy Awards 2012

February 16, 2012

MindWarp has officially won 3 Gold Addy Awards along with the Best of Show honors for the “No Te Dejes/Don’t Let Yourself” campaign at this year’s El Paso Addy Awards (put on by the Advertising Federation of El Paso).

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Redesigning the EPCAE Website

October 01, 2011

The El Paso Collaborative for Academic Excellence is an education reform group that has worked for 20 years in transforming schools to ensure academic success for students in the El Paso area. With that said, the organization carried a multitude of material and information that awaited to be shown in the appropriate light.

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Goodbye Apple, Hello Adobe

July 07, 2011

Well, its official. Our company has officially switched from Final Cut Studio 3 to Adobe Production Premium 5.5. I’ll state the obvious reasons in this blog post. I will also tell you why we didn’t choose AVID Media Composer along with why we aren’t even going to spend the $299 on Final Cut Imovie Pro X. But first, a little history.

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New Business Cards for 2011

April 29, 2011

Introducing our new business cards! The new cards are die-cut, foil-stamped and printed on 130lb blue colored paper. The cards were printed locally in El Paso by our good friend and cousin David Tovar at Tovar Printing.

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No Te Dejes/Don’t Let Yourself Campaign

April 21, 2011

Due to a recent grant from Gov. Rick Perry’s Criminal Justice Department, MindWarp was given the honorable privilege of providing creative media to promote healthy relationships in the El Paso community and surrounding rural areas. In collaboration with the El Paso County Attorney’s Office and the 34th Judicial District Attorney’s Office , we successfully provided culturally sensitive and accessible marketing materials about domestic abuse and dating violence.

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MindWarp wins at 2011 El Paso Ad Federation ADDY Awards

February 05, 2011

This past weekend, MindWarp won two ADDY awards at the 2011 El Paso Advertising Federation ADDY Awards. Recognized pieces include our TV commercial for local florist Botanica Flowers and our animated intro for the El Paso Marathon promotion video.

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RED ALERT! 10 Things RED Camera Users Need To Know

July 07, 2009

Im sure everyone has had this argument with someone they know or work with. I’ve had this discussion/argument with a cinematographer who has both shot on film and on RED and still prefers 35mm over RED despite the long waiting period and higher costs of production.

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The JVC GY-HM100 and JVC GY-HM700

May 06, 2009

My friend Phil Geotz from Texas Media Systems invited me to a small filmmaker get together where I met fellow Austin filmmakers Matt Iha and Rod Cole. We all got to speak with Scott A. Burch, one of the JVC district sales managers from Texas.

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Logo Design Process for Botanica

February 17, 2009

I feel it is time that I give you all a little insight into my creative thought process for logo design. Although my strength is in website design, many of the concepts and ideas needed to create a logo for a client are similar enough that it is a natural extension.

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