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Julia Cowell |
Budgeting any project can be a struggle, especially when it comes to video. Many people have a difficult time wrapping their heads around the costs associated with producing a video. The key to getting the results you want are putting together a budget that best fits the end goal. If you want an 8K crane shot of Times Square with your company’s logo superimposed on every screen, but you don’t…
Julia Cowell |
It’s rare that an image comes to me in my edit suite that couldn’t be improved with a little color grading. Color grading is kind of like the icing on the cake. It’s the final pass that an editor will do on your video, going through shot by shot to tweak, correct, enhance or stylize your footage.
Ryan Pratzel |
I was recently asked to define "high-quality video" and it got me thinking: Shouldn't all video be quality video? Do you need the qualifier high? Regardless there are some ways to define quality or high-quality video. If you're looking to produce a video these are all things you should consider.
Julia Cowell |
There’s a long standing joke in filmmaking: “We’ll fix it in post.” It’s a cringeworthy phrase that you’ll hear on set when a crew runs into frustrations with lighting or audio or an interview subject. It basically means, “we’ll fix it after the fact,” or, “we’ll find the story we need in the editing room.” Nobody wants to “fix it in post,” especially not your editor. Say that phrase near an…
Ryan Pratzel |
You may have noticed a slight change to the logo on our website. Since we started this adventure in 2006, we've always been known as Creative Liquid Productions. In 2015, we added web services to our capabilities and now work on a variety of digital marketing projects. As part of our new office move we decided to make a small branding update. 
Ryan Pratzel |
It's hard to believe we've been in our office on King Street in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia for nearly ten years. We have grown substantially since our move from our original office in Arlington. Now it's time to expand! September 4th we're moving to a larger office just a few blocks away. This new space is nearly twice the size of our current office. The new office will continue to feature…