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.
Below is an example of Google Earth in a business video, in this case a real estate tour (just the first 40 seconds). The cloud footage is not Google, simply stock footage. Google Earth can create powerful HD videos of virtual trips anywhere around the world. What business client would not want a fly in […]Read More
I just did a brochure mailing to one of the upscale towns close to me which has in the past supplied a significant percentage of my work and the higher ticket jobs. The printer was supposed to send 1000 brochures every week or two. Instead he mailed all 5500 at once. So I have been […]Read More
Barbie dolls have often been criticized as a poor role model for young girls. There were comments about Barbie’s unrealistic body standards and a Computer Engineer Barbie who required the help of her male counterparts to get rid of a virus. And there were many other accusations made against Mattel who produced the Barbie doll. […]Read More