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Musings

Wherein we muse and opine.

June 06, 2019

You Should Give Away Your Best Ideas

"When pitching to a new client, how do you make sure they won't take your original ideas if they decide not to work with you?" This question was raised a few years back at a film industry networking meeting I attended. I've heard many similar [...]

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May 31, 2019

Spring Cleaning: Our favorites from 2018

Winter may have outstayed its welcome, but like an awkward guest who won’t take the hint when the pleasantries have run dry, it’s time to show winter the door. Brighter days are ahead and we're excited to emerge from our caves to share what we've [...]

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May 29, 2019

What I Learned from Studying Film: Part 1

Authors Note: In the process of writing this, I had to reflect for the first time on what I had actually learned from studying film. I quickly realized I had much more to say about my experiences than I had originally thought. Therefore, I am [...]

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May 16, 2019

Check out The Let's Backflip Show Podcast

Over the years we've created a lot of content. We do regular Christmas videos, spoof videos, random creative pieces, and we even created a web show. One of the things we love to do most, is talk about how the heck we do what we do. I'm talking [...]

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May 01, 2019

Directing like a Cinematographer

Let’s do an exercise, shall we? I will name off a few directors, and you think of something memorable from their movies. Ready? Ok, let’s go.

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April 23, 2019

Fear and Loathing in Starting a Creative Career

“I was not proud of what I had learned but I never doubted that it was worth knowing.”

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April 16, 2019

How to choose a Creative Marketing partner

If you're a marketing director or the owner of a company, you probably regularly think:

  • What are the best ideas for this years marketing efforts?
  • Who should we collaborate with to bring these ideas to life?  
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April 09, 2019

Post Production Scheduling and Organization: A New Way

“How’s that project coming along?”

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April 02, 2019

Four Editing Tips For Beginners

Hey guys, Andrew Christofil here. I spend about 35 hours a week editing videos and I suppose I have some tips for beginning editors that I think might be useful to check out if you fit into that category.

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April 01, 2019

Jeff Bell, The Watermark Artist

My mom had a record when I was a child (now in my personal collection), featuring a comedian from the 60’s who would create sound effects with his voice. The sounds he made were impressive; they sounded so real. If you didn’t know any better, [...]

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