It was 2007 and after years of working at the studios in Hollywood and consulting on various digital projects, I finally had the guts to leave a cushy full-time corporate brand marketing job to launch my video production company.
Video has been around for a long time. Producing styles have evolved over the years, distribution channels have emerged, interactivity has blossomed and technology has changed the face of video forever.
Whether you're into media production, screen printing, a foreign language, improv, crafting, cooking -- or more specifically, knife skills -- Denver has got the goods to help you continue evolving and meet some new peeps.
Another option for brands not able to invest in the crème de la crème of video production and distribution is now upon us. Below are seven compelling reasons to kick-start your video marketing. Welcome to the new world. Fast forward to 2014.
Each annual Zeitgeist video, coming in at under three minutes in length, is a compilation of what Google and Whirled ascertain as the most compelling images of the past year (largely based on numbers of Google searches) via one emotionally magnetic video that never fails to go massively viral.
Finding people interested in film while living in this city, a Civil War buff's dream, can be difficult. It isn't a bad thing that the area is historically oriented, but it does become frustrating when you want to create a film project. This year, I decided to do something about it.
Rather than investing 100 hours into production and editing, then an additional couple thousand in putting videos together, we're here to show you what videos can be done in one hour, with the technologies you have at hand.
Most people who run their own businesses will tell you that they've never worked as hard as they did when they started up their companies. Trust me, it's not easy living off of Top Ramen and cheap coffee.
I recently received a note from a fellow YouTuber asking for advice about how to make a good travel video. Little did he know that I had spent years working in post-production editing and I have plenty to say about the subject.
It was always inspiring to hear Gil's Rossellini raspy voice rattling across the ocean. Whenever we would speak, he would inevitably punctuate his remarks by exclaiming, "Rory, every morning when I wake up, I thank God I'm alive!"