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Making Money Making Video

Video is hot. Everyone wants one. Everyone can make one. Not everyone can be in the business of making videos. Here are some tips on how to make a business out of making videos.

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Video Production Pitfalls

Have you ever wondered why your video didn’t turn out the right way? Or tried to figure out why the production was missing that certain something? In this article we explore just that.

Collin Street Bakery BTS

How to help your customer’s bottom line while trying to not eat all the profits.

Creatives: To Go to School or Not

Its a topic that is gaining a lot of momentum and its because school is so very expensive.

Creativity With Boundaries

The best ideas never come from possibilities they come from constraints. Its creative thinking at is height.

Designing for One Eye and One Thumb

Weird title for a good reason. So many people are on mobile devices you have half of their attention and they need to reach you with a click of a thumb.

Do It for Love Not Money

If you’re doing it for the money, do you really love it? Life’s short, do good work, do what your good at and enjoy life.

Doing Your Best

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Enjoying the Journey

Slow down. Pump the brakes. Smell the roses. It’s the journey that is the fun part.

Film Just Opens the Door

This idea is what we have built our whole business plan around. Films are good, but they are not enough, they just start the conversation. Literally.

Finding Collaboration and Teamwork

Being on the right team is going to be your best way forward. Finding the team that is going to offer the best symbiotic relationship is a different story.

Adobe’s “The Launch”

We constantly juggle client needs with budgets. This ad is so on point, but maybe a bit esoteric.

Get Some Perspective

Having a good perspective, moreover the proper perspective is essential to your being able to get an accurate picture of you.

How to Get Started With Your Big Idea

Everyone has a big idea. What about actually taking some steps towards making those ideas mean something.

Follow Your Heart

You have a heart for a reason. Following it can be a good thing if its in line with your passions… your gut instinct.

Following Your Passion

One of the most important lessons we have learned so far. Your passions are there for a reason and most of the time, your best work will come out of your passions. So work it out!

Growing Your Craft Takes Time

Don’t be in such a hurry to get to the finish line. Its a hard lesson to learn, but in all situations the journey to get there provides more benefit than the destination. Remember its all about relationships.

Sewell BTS

Making automotive commercials is no joke. We made an awesome one.

Learn the Rules of the Game

If you want to play in the video or film production game you need to know the rules well enough to know when to break them. This is a little guide on how to learn them.

Ideas Are Worthless

This is a pretty harsh headline, but if you really think about it… Ideas don’t amount to much unless you are willing to follow through with the execution.

Just Make Something

The most common advice we hear (and give) on how to start making a project or start doing what you want is to just start. Easy as that. Just do it. Go and make something. The result of dreams without work is zero.

Keep On Keeping On

The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step, but you have to make sure the rest of the steps happen to make sure you get there.

Make Movies, Watch Movies

All the best people in the film industry make it a habit of watching a bunch of movies. They don’t watch them just to view them, they are intentional with their viewing. This is a very high level of what can be gained from a business perspective about watching movies and commercials in order to…

An End to the Fear of Failure

Failure can be a good thing, but at some point if you want to succeed you need to be able to put an end to it and go on the next thing that will scare you.