Category: tips

  • A lesson about post production

    Editing and coloring and stuff When I am not working on a shoot, I usually work with the post production team editing videos. It has been really neat to see how a production company edits efficiently and effectively. Although each person may edit the same content a bit differently, based on their eye, the principles…

  • Relationship Lessons

    Its true, its literally is who you know. I have learned a ton as an intern at House of Sticks and this one is really important. Grow your relationships just like you grow your reel.

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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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    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.

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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.

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    Quality Video Production

    Investing in quality video production is an asset to your company, here are some insights.

  • Defining Success is Your Job

    Knowing what you are ultimately striving for is important if you are to ever reach a goal. Make success attainable, enjoyable and if possible… eternal. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] Its probably the most important question you can answer Success is such a subjective idea. The success you desire may seem nothing like success at all to the…

  • Designing for mobile

    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. [eightcolumns class=”centered”] A modern design approach for a modern era Did you know that the average attention span is about eight seconds? In other…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…