Category: film making

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • House of Sticks ocean view video production company

    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.

  • Enjoying the Journey

    Slow down. Pump the brakes. Smell the roses. It’s the journey that is the fun part. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Let’s get first things first We discussed how important it is to slow down in your marketing endeavors and focus on people in this post. Now, you are likely ready to go and excited to begin production…

  • 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.

  • 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….

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Secret to Making a Project

    Whatever you do don’t be afraid to fail. Use it as a catalyst to drive you forward. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Failure needs to be cheap Fear is such a bummer. It is a force that holds us back and prevents us from realizing so much of our own, individual potential. Think about it for one moment…

  • BTS: Slide Stone Slide

    Just in case you cared to see how we made the video of my son using Adobe Premiere Clip, its here. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] When it only snows once #Dowork So if you haven’t seen the video we made during the once a year Texas snow, take a minute and check it out here. For a…