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Define Who You Are

JUST A THOUGHT: Define who you are as an artist, creative, and you’ll then be able to more clearly define who your audience is and who you need to market your talents to.

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Finding Your Cast

Two of the most important elements of a great production are a good script and good casting.  If you have energy, enthusiasm and even a fair technical understanding of your craft, most of the rest will fall into place. But … Continue reading

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Two Minds Are Better Than None

I write frequently about “creative” and “concepting”; it is my started place, always.  And while I don’t consider myself the most creative person, I do recognize that great production starts with good concepting and good creative. So, my title, Two … Continue reading

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Photography Cartoonification

I often write about where we “find” our creative, where we start and how we evolve to where we end up.  Here’s an example of an existing project that my client wanted me to see because the principals are the … Continue reading

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Concept Trumps Effect

When should effects be used in video post?  When they are not noticed or when they do not draw attention to themselves but instead enhance a concept.FRAME CAPTURE:  Glass & Pix shot as B-roll for an interview.  This B-roll was conceptual … Continue reading

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Canvas Creative

I had breakfast with a colleague this morning, Chris Turner (Linkedin Page), a social networking guru and exceptional journalist/writer, who used an illustration that I am going to reiterate.  While he was using it in a slightly different context, it works … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Team

PHOTO: Music Video with Anthony Evans, “Meaningless” In any sport, a coach knows the right team at the right time on the field is a winning combination.  Why should production be any different?

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A demographic to hit all audiences…

…hits no demographic! FRAME CAPTURE: “Frank” 35mm spot for HL&P/Houston  It’s eye-catching and gets down to the basics, safety around power lines, of the number one and only message. True but it’s attempted all of the time.  When I meet … Continue reading

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Interviewing: Followup and Edit-Part 3

Interview with “Lili” in Spanish (I speak fluent Spanish) called More to Life for LifeWay Christian Resources Part 1 and Part 2 Followup: Followup is very important.  When you have completed the interview, ensure that your interviewee knows that you … Continue reading

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Interviewing: Preparation and Implementing-Part 2

Frame Capture from feature story with Ricky Skaggs 2006 at Skaggs Family Records, Hendersonville, TN If you missed my last installment you may want to take a moment to review: Interviewing: Introduction-Part 1 Every successful interview begins with research and … Continue reading

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