About Evan Staehle

Video guy with a designer’s eye for detail, combined with technical knowledge of production to create a compelling and concise final product.

New video series and more! [Studio Update]

We’ve got some exciting things going on at Your Local Studio!
Here’s just some of the things we’ve been up to lately.

Brand new video series
We’ve been hard at work creating some brand new content, and we’re excited to announce the release of not 1, but 2 new video series on YouTube.

The first is Video Tips, where […]

May 7th, 2018|YLS updates|

A Christmas story from Your Local Studio

We recently had a new client come to our studio to record some training videos.

It was a blast, and our client was, shall we say, of legendary proportions. In fact, you may have heard of him–he’s kind of a big deal.

We made a video of our experience working with him. Watch it below!


That’s right folks–Santa […]

December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Fall is upon us – October studio update

Fall is here–and we’re feeling the change!
We have some exciting news and updates to share with you. From testing new video technology, to releasing a brand new book–we’ve been busy here at the studio!


You may have seen 360 video  on Facebook or YouTube. It’s a really cool way to watch video, where you feel like […]

October 9th, 2017|YLS updates|

June 2017 Update – We’ve been busy!

We’ve been busy here at Your Local Studio!
In addition to editing cool videos, we’ve got a couple things to announce. Watch the video below to see what we’ve been up to:



Check out the full version of our June Update Video here–it features some more gems that we couldn’t fit in the final version. Be sure to […]

June 5th, 2017|YLS updates|

Here’s Your Christmas Present from Your Local Studio!

This year, we got you–our clients–a very nice Christmas gift…
….a dog dressed up like Santa that we trained to bark Jingle Bells!

That was one of of the, um, “crazy” ideas we came up with for a Christmas gift. We spent some time trying to get our best ideas on paper.

Perhaps one of these gift ideas […]

December 19th, 2016|YLS updates|

4 Tips for Creating a Video Distribution Strategy

Imagine you’ve been excavating inside a cave and stumbled upon massive amounts of treasure. It all looks good and shiny, but there’s so much of it, you find yourself hesitating on what to do next. Should you pick a jewel up and look at it? If so, which one? Maybe it would be better to […]

December 6th, 2016|marketing|

What to Expect At Your Video Shoot

So you’ve scheduled a video shoot with us….
….but maybe you’ve never done this before. You’ve never been in front of a camera, let alone read from a teleprompter. If you’ve never done it before, the whole experience can seem a little intimidating.

And what about the video crew? Will they be friendly and patient?

Go ahead […]

November 15th, 2016|video production|

How to Add Subtitles/CC to Your YouTube & Facebook Videos

Subtitles. Closed Captioning.

When you think of those words, you may think of the words that pop up on-screen during foreign movies. Or on that TV in the waiting room at your dentist’s office.

What you may not realize is that adding subtitles or closed captions to your online videos can actually be a good marketing move. […]

September 13th, 2016|video production|

How Does Green Screen Work?

Have you ever watched a big-budget movie and wondered, “How did they do those special effects with real actors?”

Easy. With a green screen you can practically do anything!

In filmmaking, and video production, using a green screen in the background can easily allow editors in post-production to remove the color and replace it with anything they […]

September 6th, 2016|video production|