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Look at the pretty lights!

December 13th, 2016|

Lights?  No – not the lights in the studio… (Although we do have some great lighting options here at Your Local Studio.) When December arrives, everyone thinks of one thing: Christmas!!! And they say that in addition to Christmas being a time of giving and receiving, that it is also a time of light…and what better […]

4 Tips for Creating a Video Distribution Strategy

December 6th, 2016|

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 […]

Professional Speakers Need Video

November 28th, 2016|

When professional speakers stand on the stage to begin connecting with an audience, it’s been a long journey to that point. Chances are they’ve spent the last months (or even a year or more), reaching out to event coordinators, responding to postings about opportunities to speak, honing their message, keeping their website and social media current and […]

November Update: Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21st, 2016|

    We feel incredibly blessed this year! We have so much to be thankful for on many levels. First, our own families whom we love (a lot!), second our growing (delightful) team at Your Local Studio, third all the new (super cool) video equipment we got this year – and last (but definitely not […]

What to Expect At Your Video Shoot

November 15th, 2016|

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? […]

Taking Action with Video to Redefine Fundraising [Client Highlight]

November 8th, 2016|

Taking action for the common good – where does it begin? Is it about one person helping another person, or is it greater than that? Here at Your Local Studio we watched an interesting video by Simon Sinek. (Yeah – a video… go figure, huh?) Near the end of that video (at 28:35) Simon Sinek […]

North Carolina Natural Beauty Waiting to be Captured

November 1st, 2016|

North Carolina natural beauty is waiting to be captured! Take your DSLR for video and photos – try a time-lapse*. They say the perfect spot is all about location, location, location. They also say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to checking out the fall foliage, North Carolina is full […]

October Update: NEW Giant Teleprompter & Other Studio News

October 25th, 2016|

There’s a lot of exciting things happening at the studio. For starters, our GIANT new teleprompter! If you used our previous one, you’re going to love this new teleprompter even more! Other cool new equipment we’ve added include: sliders, lights, and a new 4K camera (for those hungry for high resolution videos). We’re excited to […]

Laughter Creates Action in Video Ads

September 27th, 2016|

Laughter – it makes you do stuff! It makes you take action… or not. (And sometimes that’s a good thing in a video ad.) They just made me laugh! How many times have you gone on YouTube and seen a funny video for a product — that you watched from beginning to end — before […]

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