Yearly Archives: 2017

Responding with Responsive Design

Launching theporch.live Expressing our client’s vision WOW, what a week it has been! House of Sticks is pleased to announce the launch of theporch.live! To say that our team is humbled and extremely thankful for the opportunity presented to us by Watermark Church is an understatement. Watermark’s Young Adult Ministry which is branded The Porch…

Premium Services and Luxury Brands

The New Zealand Herald wrote an article about us and how to produce premium products for a your clients.

Why does that cost so much

Why does video production cost so much?

If you are wondering why video production costs so much, heres an article for you.

Dallas video production company House of Sticks

An introduction to House of Sticks

A copy of a recent article as an introduction to House of Sticks, our philosophy and reason for existing. PR is always a good thing and we are happy to share our story with anyone willing to listen. Hence the repost of the article. Boom.

Rhino laying down

Creating a creative identity

Your business needs an identity. Just like a person, you need to know where you are to know where you’re headed. This article will take a look at our creative agency in Dallas in hopes of offering some insight into the foundational principals of marketing.

Abstract fireworks photos - House of Sticks - Scott Stickane

Happy Independence Day Week

Enjoy your Independence Day week and realize we have a TON to be thankful for.

corporate buildings

Hate your job, just quit.

Please understand all this talk about quitting your job comes from a good place. I don’t hate corporate America, I just did it long enough to see it for what it is and there’s no reason to think it will offer you anything more than a job where you look forward to the weekends and hate Mondays. Do what you love.

Trust and video production

We’re looking for video production partners

In order to make a good video we really need to work with good partners. Good partners trust both ways. This article is about being a good partner in order to make an awesome video.

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Chasing Dreams Part 2

Part 2 of the follow your dreams stream of conscience. In this article hopefully you find some encouragement to start doing what you want to do and stop waiting on others to give you permission.

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Chasing Dreams: 14 steps of the Corporate Creative

Follow your dreams as a creative. Take the steps necessary to make changes in your current situation. Be smart about it and be encouraged. Don’t give up. Never give up.

Why I hate storyboards

Storyboards might be good for some people, but I think they suck the life out of me and offer false hope for clients. Go shot list every time.

Lets make better design with house of sticks

Like and Dislike vs Good and Bad

Be careful to not get into subjective (like vs dislike) conversations with clients. Keep your discussions about objective principles you can agree on.

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Why Corporate America sucks for Creatives

Are you frustrated with your corporate job as a creative. Don’t give up, readjust your goals and understand your situation. The grass isn’t always greener, other people just might see your work differently than you do.

a good video production team

Making projects for the good of the team.

Sometimes its a good idea to invest in the team. It can come at a large expense to the company bottom line, but overall, the investment is worth it. In the video production world, coming into the industry at the level you want to be at is key.

red camera production dallas

Does the camera matter?

Does a camera really matter that much. Simply put, there is much more to a production than cameras and a crew. Certainly the devil is in the details as they say.

Production promotion on stage

Product Price and Promotion in video

Product, pricing and promotion are good for most marketing but being a video production company we think there is another P that is missing from the equation. Producers know it all to well. Planning.