This YouTube Ad is worthy of a look. Forget about the message. I want you to see the style of this commercial. This is a style you could easily adopt for a client. Not at all hard to do. Green screen is the most challenging aspect. Then look at the video that is on the green screen. A wacko kind of character with music, fast cutting and big titles. Also notice the way swear words are intentionally deleted in an obvious and funny way. There’s a warning “This video is unlisted. Be considerate and think twice before sharing.” I am certain this line is just meant to entice you to share the ad. Believe me I’m not promoting their business, I’d like to see you use this style in a project that pays you.
Of course, you wouldn’t use this style in every kind of video situation. Non-profits would probably not appreciate this style. But for companies that sell product and ideas this style could work.
This video has had over 6 million views in two weeks. They were asking $500 for the car. They received from Carmax a hilarious-but-real offer to buy the car for $20,000. They accepted and sold the car to Carmax. Here’s the Carmax video that bid $20,000 for the car.Read More
Drone Case Settles This is a still from the video for which Pirker was fined. The full video is available in the link below. This case has finally been settled. In 2011 Raphael Pirker had been fined $10,000 by the FAA for using a Zephyr drone to capture aerial shots of the University of Virginia […]Read More
Khaled Khatib working on the Oscar-winning documentary short “The White Helmets.” “The White Helmets” tells the story of a group of civilian volunteers in Aleppo who search for and rescue bombing victims. The White Helmets often claw out the rubble with their bare hands. They have saved over 78,000 people who were buried from the […]Read More