Traveling Cinema in Colombia
Do films actually matter? I spend a lot of time wringing my hands over this question, especially since I’ve committed so much of my life to making them. We all want to know that our work has meaning. A recent trip to Colombia to screen Saving Atlantis around Latin America’s northernmost country put this question […]
Inside the Sounds of ‘Saving Atlantis’
What does it take to create the sound edit and design elements of a feature documentary? Answer: a lot of different samples, plugins, speakers, and most importantly, patience. Here I’ll share a crash-course outline of the process I took to go from Adobe Premiere project to finished sound mix for our 2018 film, Saving Atlantis. […]
Behind The Scenes: Shooting Smoke Rings at Reser Stadium
Guest post by Slavik Boyechko Earlier this year, OSU Ph.D. candidate A.J. Fillo had an idea: he wanted to make an educational video series for kids, teaching them complex scientific concepts in an entertaining way (read: explosions). A.J. has a tendancy to start conversations with, “Wouldn’t it be cool if…?” More on that in a […]
Renovating “The Vault:” a study in upcycling
“The Vault,” one of our newly renovated editing suites, got its name from its previous managers who used it as a vault for campus maps. And boy, was it a sight in those days… I don’t have any photos of the room at its earliest stage, but here’s how the space looked back when we […]
Branded Video Presentation
For anyone who missed our presentation on branded video, here’s a link below. We talked about using the brand on general videos and also the framework for marketing videos and commercials that fall under the Out There campaign.
2017 Show Reel
Like the shoeless cobbler’s kids or the dentist’s kids with their neglected teeth, our old demo reel languished for four long years without an update. But here it’s only February and we’ve already got our new 2017 showreel together. We’ll try not to wait that long before updating this one again. We thank all of […]
OSU Commercial wins Grand Gold
The team at URM that created the latest broadcast commercial is thrilled by the recognition from our professional organization, CASE, for the top commercial spot.
Behind the Scenes in Uganda or: How production continues after all the gear is stolen
The true story of making do with what you have on a video shoot off of the beaten path.
Digital lab rats wanted
So you’ve got yourself a Drupal site, and it’s feeling a little neglected. Maybe it doesn’t have any friends and nobody plays with it anymore. Why not bring it to one the Drupal Open Labs? Or maybe you don’t have a website yet but you’ve always been thinking about getting one. Why not stop by […]