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Skookum Films is a creative video agency founded by filmmakers from Denmark, Portugal and the United States.
The filmmakers originally met at The European Film College, in Denmark, where they developed their skills in filmmaking and their views on the world, interacting and working with other young artists from across the globe.
Our films have been shown in more than 200 festivals from all over the world, our videos have been seen by well over 5 million viewers online and projects for big brands such as Google, William Hill or Pandora have granted us five-star ratings on Facebook, Yelp and Google Reviews! Thanks to our customers, we can now say we are the number one production company in Lisbon on every online platform!
Our films have been shown in around 200 festivals from all over the world, our videos have been seen by more than 5 million viewers online and projects for big brands such as Google, William Hill or Pandora have granted us five-star ratings on Facebook, Yelp and Google Reviews! We are also very proud to be the number one production company in Lisbon on every online platform!
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What does Skookum mean?
Skookum is a Chinook Jargon word that has historical use in the Pacific Northwest. It has a range of meanings, commonly associated with an English translation of "strong" or "monstrous." The word can mean "strong," "greatest," "powerful," "ultimate," or "brave." Something can be skookum, meaning "strong" or "monstrously significant." When used in reference to another person, e.g. "he's skookum," it conveys connotations of reliability or a monstrous nature, as well as strength, size or hard-working.
Skookum house means "the big house," meaning "strong house." Skookum tumtum, lit. "strong heart," is generally translated as "brave" or possibly "good-hearted." In the Chinook language, skookum is a verb auxiliary, used similar to "can" or "to be able." Another compound, though fallen out of use in modern British Columbia English, is skookum lacasset or strongbox.
A skookum is a variety of mountain giant or monster similar to the Sasquatch or Bigfoot. In the surviving Chinuk-Wawa spoken in Grand Ronde, Oregon, this variant is pronounced differently—skoo-KOOM—but when used in English with this meaning, it is pronounced the same way as the "big and strong" meaning. Skookums were spirits of which crows, eagles, owls, blue jays, various beasts and reptiles could be representations.