How much does ”Nothing“ cost?
We love Notch Video’s “How Much Did That Video Cost?” series, so when they asked us to do one ourselves, we jumped at the chance.
Since we were hot off of creating the video for country music star Paul Brandt’s single “Nothing,” we figured it would be interesting to estimate what the video might have cost had it been shot custom. After all, we know that stock footage is a cost-effective option … we wanted to see just how much more cost-effective. Check out the guesstimated vs. actual costs of “Nothing.”
The whole How Much Did That Video Cost series offers an interesting look at the costs that go into making ads and such. It’s worth checking out.
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
Contributor guest post; Meet Gene Sung
Hello, my name is Gene and I’m an LA-based DP and Director. Dissolve very kindly let me write a blog post on some of my projects, so here it is. The first clip above is my Demo Reel, I DP’d pretty much all of it and directed a fair bit. Of course, like many […] Read more