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
Atomos Ninja 2 Captures Pro Res/DNxHR for under $300 First Pro-Res/DNxHR monitor-recorder under $300 The new Ninja 2 from Atomos captures Apple ProRes and AVID DNxHD recording from HDMI cameras for less than $300. The monitor-recorder allows any HD camera to record to a pro format. It avoids the internal MPEG compression. Your output goes […]Read More
These glasses give new meaning to the term POV!. 1080P with audio. Records up to 60 minutes. Works with MAC and PC. Download with USB cable.Read More
I've written a lot about quadcopters, most notably Quadcopters, Cameras, and the Law. Today, some fool didn't obey the law, common sense or common decency. Monday evening a quadcopter took off from a high-rise terrace in mid-town Manhattan during evening rush hour. It flew 300 to 400 ft in the air past luxury apartment buildings as well as business buildings. 3 minutes later it crashed in the street nearly clipping a businessman.Read More