Featured|Staff Picks | 09.11.18

Just Do It: Serena

  Agency: Wielden + Kennedy Even if you don’t keep up with tennis, you might have seen Nike’s new “Just Do It” commercial  featuring Serena Williams (above). The video is a compilation of archival footage narrated by her father, Richard. If you havent seen it, get ready for goosebumps. Along with brilliant sound design and […]
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Photography | 08.03.15

Back from B.C.- Reflecting on Squamish

A foggy morning over the Howe Sound. As far as starting a business goes, taking off to Canada for three weeks in the early stages of development is a questionable idea at best. I’ve had this trip planned for over a year, long before I came to start HWM, and thankfully the guys were understanding when […]
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Cinematography | 06.10.15

A Postcard From San Luis Valley

Last month I was hired to shoot a promotional piece on water rights in the San Luis Valley. We only had one full day of production, but we packed a bunch of different locations into the nearly 16 hour long day. Below is a “postcard” from the valley–a collection of my favorite shots that I wanted […]
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Movie of the Week | 05.23.15

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: RAOUL WALSH’S “THE THIEF OF BAGDAD” (1924)

What is it about East High School that produces movie stars? They’ve got Don Cheadle, Pam Grier, Ward Bond (best known for The Searchers, It’s a Wonderful Life and The Maltese Falcon), Harold Lloyd (perhaps best remembered for hanging from the hands of a clock tower in 1923’s Safety Last!), Hattie McDaniel (the first African […]
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New Client Profile | 05.19.15

NEW CLIENT PROFILE: DENVER FOOD RESCUE

We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve added Denver Food Rescue to our roster of clients. Denver Food Rescue transports food that would otherwise go to waste from grocery stores directly to free grocery programs. They utilize a team of volunteers on bicycles to quickly transport perishable items such as fresh fruit and vegetables to […]
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New Client Profile | 05.18.15

NEW CLIENT PROFILE: ACBCO/A3

We’re very excited to welcome the American Council of the Blind of Colorado (which will soon be re-branded as A3) to the Hidden Woods Media family of clients. As part of our partnership with Third Principle marketing, we will be developing video content to help ACBCO attract new financial donors. ACBCO is a non-profit organization […]
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Movie of the Week | 05.15.15

MOVIE OF THE WEEK: INGMAR BERGMAN’S “WILD STRAWBERRIES” (1957)

Most of us got into the video and film production business because we love movies, we love the storytelling power of images. Dave comes at this from a photography/cinematography background, Patrick from documentaries and I personally come to it from a love for classic narrative films. I’d like to share this love for movies with […]
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Video Marketing | 05.13.15

AN INTRO TO VIDEO MARKETING: STRATEGY PT. 2

(Screengrab from a YouTube Analytics page)  Welcome to the third installment of our series on video marketing. Today we’ll be talking about the second half of video marketing strategy: distribution. Below are a number of different ways to both get your video seen online and to measure its performance. YouTube Analytics One of the advantages of […]
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Photography | 05.13.15

SHOOTING IN STORMY WEATHER

My general rule of thumb is that the best time to search for interesting images is when the idea of doing so is the least appealing. The other night, Denver was experiencing one of its notorious springtime snow showers. It was early May and there were a few inches of snow on the ground, and the […]
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Video Marketing | 05.13.15

AN INTRO TO VIDEO MARKETING: STRATEGY PT. 1

(The Quora about page) One of the major concerns most people have when searching for a video production company is “how will I make sure my video gets seen?” It’s a reasonable question and one that most production houses don’t have a very good answer for. Video production isn’t as expensive as it used to […]
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Video Marketing | 05.11.15

AN INTRO TO VIDEO MARKETING: THE NUMBERS

Everybody’s talking about video. It’s the single fastest growing ad format, with spending increases of more than 40% this year. As a business owner, you’ve probably been told time and time again that you need video to engage with your customers online. If you don’t get on board you’re going to get left behind. Well, […]
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