Posts Tagged with: Holiday

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Best Practices for Creating a Video Using Stock Footage

5 MIN TO READ What can you do when you need to produce a video, but you don’t have the time or resources to shoot original footage? Enter the wonderful world of stock video. While this is usually used to fill in the gaps of original content, you can create fully fleshed out videos in no time, with the help of some creativity and…

How Major Brands Crafted Holiday Videos in 2020

5 MIN TO READ We are headed for a very strange holiday season. As the world is still grappling with COVID-19, we can expect some unique situations when it comes to celebrating the holidays with our friends and family.  However, one thing has stayed consistent this year: an outpouring of holiday-themed commercials from the world’s biggest brands. Some ignore our current situation completely, others…

Especially Thankful This Year

3 MIN TO READ This year has been tough. Many people haven’t been able to see friends and family, and many lost jobs or loved ones. We’ve spent a lot of time reflecting on everything we’ve learned and experienced this year, and while there’s a lot to lament, there’s also a lot to be grateful for. In honor of Thanksgiving, we’re exploring and sharing…

What Makes John Lewis Holiday Videos So Successful?

5 MIN TO READ Year after year, one British retailer sets the standard for emotional storytelling in their Christmas ads. That’s right, we’re talking about John Lewis, the reigning champion of heartwarming, tear-jerking holiday campaigns. But don’t take our word for whether or not they’re truly the leaders in the holiday ad race – just check the millions of views they’ve racked up every…

Five Last-Minute Thanksgiving Videos You Can Still Make

4 MIN TO READ Procrastination is something that just about everyone can relate to. Maybe it was putting off school projects or waiting until the last minute to go Christmas shopping, but we’ve all been there. We won’t tell your boss, but we know this applies to work as well. For whatever reason, if you were planning on making a Thanksgiving video, but haven’t…

Can Video Save the Planet?

4 MIN TO READ This Earth Day, we’re worried about our planet. It seems as though every year brings news of yet another environmental catastrophe, whether it’s an oil spill, rapidly declining populations of pollinators and frogs, or increasingly extreme weather events brought on by climate change. Yet, there are signs of hope. More people are conscious of their impact on the environment, and…

Five Wild Filmmaking Tips for Earth Day

6 MIN TO READ Maybe it’s the warmer weather, maybe it’s the first crocuses poking up through the ground, but all we want to do is head outside and get some fresh air. While we’re at it, we may as well grab some awesome footage of nature in rebirth. Here are five classic filmmaking techniques you’ll need to capture nature in all her glory.

The Best Holiday Marketing Videos Get Emotional

5 MIN TO READ We are in the thick of the holiday season, and as usual, emotions are running high. Whether it’s stress, joy, comfort, or nostalgia, it can feel like a bit of a rollercoaster. As it turns out, almost all of these emotions are reflected in this year’s crop of holiday car commercials. Not content to show off a shiny car with…