Category: inspiration

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    Happy Independence Day Week

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

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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.

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    For the Love of Video: A content marketer’s view ...

    Ever wanted to know what a professional content marketer thinks about video and why its important? In this article we will tackle what video is king of the hill.

  • 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….

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 5

    I can not believe its already over. What a great week. Great teaching, knowledge and even better friends made. Thank you ASC. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] All good things must come to an end. It was the final day of the American Society of Cinematographers masters class, hard to believe. Today proved to be the most insightful…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 4

    Day 4 was the best day yet. However this perspective was pretty unique. It was philosophical reinforcement for me. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Guillermo Navarro ASC – Film Making Philosophy Today at the American Society of Cinematographers Master’s Class, we worked with Guillermo Navarro ASC, all day long. The same guy that made Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth, Pacific…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 3

    Day 3 was long. Lots of education and lots of great insights into Master Cinematographers work. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Bill Bennett ASC – Hard surface lighting Today at the American Society of Cinematographer’s masters class we had a lot of technical information. In fact so much that my brain kind hurts. We had 4 ASC members…

  • ASC Masterclass – Day 2

    Day 2 did not disappoint. It was very much a hands on opportunity which everyone took advantage of. All day in a sound stage with really expensive professional equipment just making normal stuff look beautiful. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Roberto Schaefer ASC AIC Today in the cinematography masters class we spent the majority of the day, and…

  • ASC Masterclass 2015

    So the American Society of Cinematographers puts on a Masterclass. I was fortunate to have been accepted to the program and attend. I have done my best and will continue to aggregate the immense amount of knowledge of the next few days here. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] The class taught by masters So the first day of…

  • Southwest Airlines – Machine

    This is a beautiful commercial spot. Worth the watch even if you don’t care much about airlines, southwest or branding. Well done all those who were involved. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] This is inspiring I don’t know if its the perfectly buffed out plane, the new paint job or the mixture of the VO and the music…

  • My time with Chuck

    Have you ever had the opportunity to meet with a truly brilliant person? I just did. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Find someone wiser than you and hold on I have always been a firm believer in the power of having a mentor. Nevermore so than after meeting with the truly brilliant person. I had the opportunity to…

  • A win for Maroon 5 – Sugar

    I don’t know what took me so long to see this video but, it is fabulous. Take 5 minutes and take a look in case you haven’t already seen it. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Great example of a good idea and good execution coming together. If Happy by Pharrell won an award for having the “feel good”…