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 […]
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.
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 […]
Anatomy of a higher ed broadcast commercial
The process we followed in developing and producing an award-winning commercial for OSU.
Web and mobile strategy
Since this past winter, I’ve been working with colleagues from Information Systems and college web and communications teams on mapping a digital platform strategy, a plan that will help to guide the overall direction for web and mobile for the university. It’s an exciting development: it is the first time in my seven years at Oregon State that […]
Beaver Nation – Creating a Sense of Place
Our latest digital campaign is underway. It’s our Beaver Nation interactive documentary, and it’s following the themes of the ongoing Beaver Nation efforts led by our sister unit, University Marketing. The whole campaign launched last year with our new commercial (also produced by our team in partnership with University Marketing). What the interactive documentary does is establish […]
Homepage Design Update
If you check the OSU home page after Friday, April 25, you might sense there’s something different. It’s not your mind playing tricks on you. We’ve made a complete overhaul of the design and structure. While it looks much like the previous version of our site, there are quite a few changes. A host of […]