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The Tools of Our Trade (analog version)

Posted by: leelefever on December 12, 2007- 4:00pm

Categories: art, Behind the Scenes, lesson, ourwork, paperworks, productions

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Like our videos, the tools we use to make them are quite simple.  Below is a quick tour of some of the non-electronic elements of our productions... The photo below represents a near-complete selection of the tools we use almost everyday to create illustrations and videos.  You can view the photo below with "notes" on Flickr.com. Because neither of us brought video production/scripting/storyboarding experience to the table, we've tinkered our way through and created a couple of resources that... Continue Reading

Investing in Paperworks Videos

Posted by: leelefever on July 9, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: business, home, lesson, paperworks, productions, video

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If someone told me back in March of this year that we'd be making videos as our full time job in July, I would have said it was preposterous. What do we know about making videos? Such is the current state of affairs - we're booked through the summer doing paperworks videos on commissioned basis and feel 100% confident that this is the right direction for us. Of course, having people paying us to make videos means we have to learn fast and make some investments in our equipment and software... Continue Reading

Common Craft Video Productions

Posted by: leelefever on June 12, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: business, paperworks, productions, show, thissite, video

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Common Craft (the company, not the blog) is in the midst of a change. It appears that we're becoming, quite fortuitously, a video production company. This is our story: As many of you know, Sachi and I traveled around the world in 2006. Along the way, we started making short videos and fell in love with putting our work on the web. Towards the end of the trip, we started to think about how we could use short videos for Common Craft. In October of 2006, an idea was born: we would make... Continue Reading