video-trends

From the HD revolution to the introduction of the viral video (with clients asking for one of those viral video) – oOne minute it’s all about flash mobs and the next minute it’s hand-drawn sketch videos. As with all trends,…

Precarious-Work

Twenty or even 10 years ago contract and freelance workers were hardly the norm. In fact according to a recent report done by the CIBC work quality index, Canada is at a 25-year low for “quality” employment — defined by…

EP-4-Blog

Kyle Wilson joins us to answer a listener question that has so much meat to it we dedicate the entire episode answering it: The Process. We discuss and explain the steps involved in taking a project from the initial contact…

video

Chances are at some point in your career you will be asked to appear on camera for a video. Whether it’s for internal communications, an expert interview on TV or marketing your product or service — our crystal ball says…

KCF

From McDonald’s giving Ronald McDonald a hip, new look and bringing back their 70’s mascot the Hamburglar as a hipster dad, to Taco Bell developing two new upscale fast-casual concept restaurants, the fast food industry is going through a major…

Joy-Of-Painting

Today’s VideoTBT takes us back to a simpler time. In today’s ever so busy world, there’s no better way to experience joy than to do so through painting, a friendly face, a calming voice and 1984-goodness. Tweet This Post

Corporate-Video

If you’re still on the fence about whether or not to invest in corporate video for your company, now’s the time. Read on to find out why video content is not just a nice-to-have, but is a worthwhile investment that…

corporate-culture

Guest contributor Stephanie Gray (@steph_gray on Twitter) shares the reality of what it’s like to work in a company with a toxic corporate culture. “I’m looking for jobs every day,” admits my co-worker who I’ve only known for a month….

Voice-Overs

Garnet Williams shares how video producers can develop and produce stronger voice-overs for their video projects – how to source talent, direct, general market and pricing info as well as a few tips and tricks to ensure everything sound professional…

Sound-Bites

There are good interviewers and there are great interviewers. And when it comes to producing a video, playing this role effectively is key to getting solid sound bites that will make your story shine. Without getting great sound bites right…

If you love an editor, you have to love them at their worst.

The video editor is a complex creature. They require a lot of love and care — but it’s worth it. Just remember, if you can’t handle them at their worst, you don’t deserve them at their best. 1. Do not…

TBT-Baby-Laugh-a-Lot

There were a lot of strange toys in the 60s. And the 90s. And right now, even. But Remco’s Baby Laugh-a-Lot — both the toy itself and the advertisement for it — easily crosses the threshold from “Yeah, I guess…