“This Is a Generic Brand Video” has a winning month
It’s been a very good month for “This Is a Generic Brand Video.”
First it won the 2015 Shorty Award for Best in Business to Business. The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media, recognizing the people and organizations producing real-time short form content across the social web. Other winners in the Industry categories include Starbucks, NASA, and the classic “Devil Baby Attack” — yes, we are in very good company. See all the 2015 Shorty Award winners.
Brand director Jon Parker and writer Kendra Eash with the 💩 at the Shorty Awards in NYC
More recently, the Generic Brand Video won the Anvil for Self-Promotion, awarded by the Ad Rodeo Association, honoring the best in creativity in Calgary’s advertising community.
Women of Dissolve at the Anvil Awards in Calgary
Thank you to the community at large for the incredible support this video has garnered. And especially, as always, to writer Kendra Eash, who started it all.
Meet John Fedele
Midwest-based in the USA, I’ve been a full-time photographer for about 15 years, specializing in lifestyle advertising content. Before that, I was shooting as a hobbyist when people began to notice my work and I landed some of my first paying jobs. I always had the goal of shooting advertising, so I’ve pretty much worked […] Read more
Guest Post: Editing Tips for Music Videos
Tristan Olson is the executive producer at Venture, a Denver Video Production Company. Music videos are synonymous with stylized visuals and fast-cut editing. But, for the video production pros in charge of directing and editing them, the task can seem quite daunting — both as a creative and logistical challenge. There are creative and stylistic decisions […] Read more
Content-Aware Fill tutorial
Make Dissolve footage even better with Content-Aware Fill Ever found a stock footage clip that was almost perfect? A killer skyline view, with one gloomy cloud rolling through. Or an iconic tourism mecca ruined by, well, tourists. Help is here.Content-Aware Fill is a new feature in Adobe After Effects that makes it easy to erase unwanted […] Read more