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September 27, 2021

Three exceptionally trippy movies you have to watch this Halloween

I love Halloween time. Maybe it’s the weather, warm clothes and pretty colors. Maybe it’s the food, pumpkin spice and candy corn. But I think a big reason is the type of movies and shows that we watch around Halloween. For about a month, sci-fi, [...]

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October 19, 2020

Why a Phone Call is Often Way Better than Email

Update 10/19/2020

Why is a picture worth a thousand words? Or similarly, as we like to say at Backflip, why is a video worth a thousand pictures?

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August 12, 2020

My Best Brainstorming Tricks & Tips

*UPDATE 8/12/20*
 
While this post was originally written to describe some tips for the group brainstorming process, it has occurred to me that a large portion of the brainstorming and creative I do is solo work - even more so now with Covid [...]
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August 19, 2019

The importance of a customer relationship tool

Remember to send Jenny a birthday card. Don’t forget to say thanks to Frank for the gift. It’s been four months since you hung out with Karen… it’s probably time to see how she’s doing.
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June 01, 2018

Top 2 ways to rock on a film or commercial set and get called back

Occasionally I get to step away from the more business-related topics and write something I'm passionate about. In this case, I'll be writing about set etiquette.

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May 03, 2018

What your hiring process says about your brand

Everything you do speaks to your business's brand. From obvious things like your website and business cards, to how you answer the phone, and yes, even your hiring process communicates your brand. Let's take a look at our hiring process here at [...]

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April 23, 2018

Scott's Top Sales Tool at a Creative Agency

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February 07, 2018

What I've learned in the last two years as a professional

With nearly two years of real world work experience under my belt, I’ve had my share of ups and downs. Here are 10 things that I’ve learned along the way.

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January 31, 2018

The hard truth of Music Copyright in Video

When I was in high school, my friends and I had a garage band. We played a lot of classic rock covers but we also had a few originals we felt proud enough of that we decided to record an album and get it copyrighted. Yes, it’s pretty amazing but no, [...]

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January 29, 2018

4 Awesome Tools for Film Editors You May Not Know About

Any expert in their field will tell you, they're only as good as the tools they use. I'm constantly on the lookout for ways to make myself faster, more efficient, and, frankly, better at what I do. Over the years of editing, I've slowly started [...]

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