Posts by createscapework

Behind the Scenes: “Chill Lizard”

We recently had the chance to start working with Braon Moseley from Vibrance Technology, based out of Round Rock, Texas. We were brought on to do video production work for a commercial marketing a new device he invented, the Chill Lizard, which is a wireless sensor system designed to notify you when drinks are the…

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Behind the scenes of Music Video Race Austin

We’ve had the opportunity of taking part in a number of 48-hour and 24-hour style competitions for short films– the concept being that based on some surprise elements, you have a set (short) amount of time to write, develop, shoot, and edit a movie. The competitions are a ton of fun to do and often…

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8 Best Tips for 48 Hour Film Project

Between the producers at Escape Plan Productions, we have participated in six 48 Hour Film Projects before, and in even more 24-hour film competitions (which let me tell you– are tough to pull off). Since 2001, the 48 Hour Film Project has been a wild and sleepless weekend where you and a team make a short film, all writing,…

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Options for licensing music for your film or video

There’s few cases in editing commercials, short films, wedding videos, or any kind of video where you won’t need music of some kind, whether it’s featured more prominently (even for a few seconds) or softly underlying the rest of the audio you’re using. When used appropriately, in good taste, and with the right dips, rises,…

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Hey, maybe consider a product demo video!

You have an awesome product and you want to share it with the world! But you can’t physically do that with every person you’re trying to reach– you could try, but good luck! When you are able to talk about your product, put it in the hands of a potential customer, and allow them to…

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19 Tips to a Productive, Happy Friday

It’s that day of the week. The day that tiptoes between the liberation of the weekend and the responsibilities of work. That’s right… it’s Friday! Also I apologize if Rebecca Black’s hit popped into your mind right there. For those of us who typically work Monday through Friday, 9-ish to 5-ish, Friday and especially Friday…

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How to Get Cinematically Engineered Music Videos

Every song and every music video is different. And the medium of music videos remains a passion for us at Escape Plan Productions. Our first big project with the company was “Eden 2.0” by TesseracT in the Fall of 2011. That video now is resting at about 600,000 views. We’ve had the privilege of working…

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Why In-House Video Production is a Mistake

Dynamic websites, creative content, and social networking presence have become integral to companies wanting to reach new clientele. When working for a company, you might have been put in a situation before where you need or want a video for marketing, demonstration, or even something simple for the website. With lower-cost digital cameras and cell…

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