• 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. Even the Lone Ranger has Tonto We hear people described as “self-made”, but that is an utterly ridiculous claim. For one thing it dismisses the simple…

  • Adobe’s “The Launch”

    We constantly juggle client needs with budgets. This ad is so on point, but maybe a bit esoteric. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] The best funny is relatable How often we run into one of two situations. The client gets sticker shock, or they have spent all their money for the quarter or year and need to wait….

  • Get Some Perspective

    Having a good perspective, moreover the proper perspective is essential to your being able to get an accurate picture of you. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] And Don’t Get Hurt Feelings over It Either So, your business is growing. You have built something that works and you are ready to move forward and get even more customers. 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Getting started is half the battle So, you’ve had this amazing idea for a business or enterprise, and now you need to get the ball rolling? Maybe you already have an established DFW business and you…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] You probably already follow your heart anyway We have all heard the phrase, “life is short,” or the more accurate version, “Life is too short”. It is a summary…

  • 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! [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Everyone has talent, not everyone uses it Is there such thing as an untalented person? The answer…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Dig in for the long haul As a boy, Leonardo DaVinci stole paper and headed…

  • Sewell BTS

    Making automotive commercials is no joke. We made an awesome one. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Coordination and Flexibility RULE Making TVCs (Television commercials) is a huge under taking. Most every time we quote a job for a video potential clients get sticker shock. It even happened on this job. Let me explain our process, what happened and…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Class is in session, pay attention No you aren’t in elementary school anymore, but yes you do…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Sorry to burst your film maker bubble Yes, you read that right. Ideas are worthless. They won’t do anything because they are just ideas. Millions…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Start right now Playing it safe. Those are some of…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Perseverance as a Key to Success The late musical star Michael Jackson had a hit tune that included the lyrics, “Don’t stop ‘til you get…

  • 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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Aint nothin to be scared of Creative people are known for being hardwired differently. However, one way…

  • Simple Tips for Freelancing Successfully

    Freelancing can be hard but also really good. We compiled a few tips on how to do it well. Knowledge is power. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Make the jump or not? It takes guts to be a “freelancer” in any field. It means you believe in your skills, your unique offering, and your ability to create a…

  • The New Three P’s of Marketing

    In most situations you would think it was Product, Price and Promotion. We would like to offer an alternative as it relates to video production. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Preparation, Preparation, Preparation Video production and website development iOS custom builds, heck anything were you are building something from nothing, the key to a successful project is to…

  • Realities of Running a Business

    Creatives are typically very good at being creative and very bad at running a business. Here are some good tips on how to stay on top of what keeps you employed. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Focus Growing an audience Whether your business is already up and running, or you are just finalizing the details with your first…

  • No Regrets!

    Live your life in such a way that when your working days are over, you won’t look back and say “I wish I had…” Work hard at all the right things. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Spend time on the things that matter most Robert Redford once said “I have no regrets, because I’ve done everything I could…

  • Taking the Time to Grow

    For some reason we have the notion that success needs to come on fast, make us a ton of money and then drive off into the sunset. Fortunately, things don’t work that way and the best in the biz, spend years at their craft before ever seeing success. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Taking it slow Rarely, very…

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