Making a video is a bit like dating
In the wake of the success of This Is a Generic Brand Video, TELUS spoke to our CEO, Patrick Lor, about engaging your audience and, yes, creating a viral video. While we don’t believe you can just go ahead and make a viral video, you can at least ensure your branded video content is enjoyable and shareable.
Pat’s tips include:
- Keep it simple.
- Check your ego at the door.
- Remember who the video is for (hint: not you).
It’s your job to understand your customer and your market and to surprise and delight them. Who knows, they may even fall in love with your brand …
Meet Guy Bauer
Guy Bauer is the protagonist behind Guy Bauer Productions: a Chicago-based studio — and Dissolve contributor — that dedicates its days to producing branded content, brand anthems, mini-documentaries, and commercials. We asked Guy to share some insight about his work, his gear, and his philosophy. What’s your favourite kind of work? What’s your favourite thing […] Read more
How to create a Doodle Dissolve transition with RoughAnimator
We challenged ourselves to find a way to use color to transition between two totally different clips. By connecting the clips with doodles, the end result is a powerful and playful visual. By drawing on the actual video with a pencil the transition became all about the creative approach to the connection – resulting […] Read more
7 Filmmaking Trends We Spotted at Sundance 2019
Our Art Director Sara Jean Hughes shares some filmmaking trends she spotted at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival last week. Films About Adolescence After Eighth Grade swept awards season following its Sundance debut in 2018, there were many films this year that chronicled the nature of growing up. These included Big Time Adolescence, Share, […] Read more