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How To Prepare For A Video Shoot

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by Fireside Production

Don’t let nerves keep you from knocking your next video interview opportunity… out of the park! We know that being on-camera is right up there among the top fears of many, but with a little preparation, Fireside can help you shine in your next interview. Fireside’s Naomi Binkley has five tips for video interviews success!…

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Smart Phone Video Tips

Posted on: February 28th, 2017 by Fireside Production

Fireside Tips for Smart Phone Video Success The ability to create your own videos is as readily available as the smart phone in your pocket! Whether you’re capturing messages for a tribute video, recording a video resume or streaming your first Facebook Live, Fireside is here to help!

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Video Production Costs

Posted on: June 7th, 2016 by Kala Montoya

You’ve no doubt seen all kinds of videos pop up in your day-to-day routine.  Video is on the websites you visit, it’s embedded in emails and is peppered throughout social media. The wheels have started turning and you’re thinking to yourself… I need to make a video! Well, we agree!  Next, you’re bound to ask…

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Tips for Mastering Your Craft

Posted on: May 10th, 2016 by Tom McDonald

Fireside Production is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year.  It has been an amazing ride, and we have been privileged to partner with so many wonderful organizations in this video production journey.  After a decade of producing video content, our team is continually striving to keep things fresh and innovative in both our look and…

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The Ideal Video Interview Setting

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Eric Hoffman

Fireside Production’s Clients trust our team to make sure those people they’ve asked to be a part of the video production look and sound their very best.  Creating an ideal interview backdrop is a critical component of that.  Here are a few of our favorite tips for creating the best look for your video interviews……

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Preparing for a Video Shoot

Posted on: March 15th, 2016 by Kala Montoya

Congratulations!  You’ve made a sound investment by choosing to create a video to tell your organization’s story.  Now that you have gathered thoughts on messaging and vision for the video, it’s time to plan for the video shoot.  It might seem as easy as having the crew arrive and start capturing footage and interviews –…

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Changing Video Production Technology

Posted on: March 9th, 2016 by Tom McDonald

  Celebrating our 10th anniversary at Fireside Production not only gets us excited about the next ten years but also provides a chance to reflect on the past.  What strikes me from a production standpoint is just how much things have changed – and yes, improved.  Any company that is reliant on technology can attest to…

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Why Listening Matters in Video Production

Posted on: March 2nd, 2016 by Eric Hoffman

Listening is a life skill.  My father once told me I’d always learn more by listening than talking and, as usual, he was correct.  At Fireside, listening well is a part of all that we do… from hearing our Clients’ exact vision for their videos to conducting effective and enjoyable interviews and optimizing time during a shoot.  Listening…

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Questions to Ask When Creating a Video

Posted on: February 2nd, 2016 by Kala Montoya

There’s no doubt about it, video is a powerful communications and marketing tool and can be an invaluable way to visually engage your viewers.  For many people, the thought of embarking on a video project may feel overwhelming; that’s where Fireside Production comes in! Fireside works closely with each Client – start to finish – to make sure the process itself…

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Video Tip: The Power of the Opening Shot

Posted on: January 19th, 2016 by Tom McDonald

I was reminded recently by someone I highly respect (my wife) on the importance of the opening shot in a video.  An opening shot is the very first scene you see in the piece.  Not only is it a chance to display creativity but in today’s world, it’s essential to enticing your viewer to watch…

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