Perhaps the most telling evidence of whether you’ll be a success over the long haul is how often you and/or your business evolves over the years.Read more "The Art of Evolution – Part 1"
From every corner of the event filmmaking and photography worlds there is talk about music licensing and the state of the industry now that major record companies have actually sued some high profile wedding filmmakers. I want to publicly say thank you to Joe Simon for being so open about his ordeal in this written […]Read more "Podcast Rewind with Joe Simon, Kirby Ferguson and David Robin"
Boy, the professional wedding filmmaking industry has had an exciting past three months, most notably because of the same number of viral videos by three leaders in the industry. First David Robin’s “Dirty Bit” wedding day music video. Next up was Loyd Calomay’s “Inception Reception” concept video. Now, last week, BMX and wedding filmmaker extraordinaire […]Read more "The Double Edged Sword of Pro Wedding Videos Going Viral"
When I started in this business nine years ago, I started doing weddings because it was the easisest aspect of the business to start. I figured I would just do weddings until I could do “real” videos. Admittedly, going into it, I had the low view of wedding videography that many people do. But it […]Read more "Why Every Pro Filmmaker or Photographer Should Start Out with Weddings"
Vera Wang is the quintessential high-end, couture bridal designer. Wearing a Vera Wang dress on your wedding day is a dream come true for a woman. But it ain’t cheap. You could easily spend $10,000 for a Vera Wang dress (my whole wedding cost that much). Everything Vera does is expensive. Until about four years […]Read more "How to Spin-Off a “Target” Brand When You’re a “Tiffany” Studio"
Today we interrupt our “Women in Film” series to bring you a podcast exclusive. An interview with event filmmaker David Robin. If you’re in the event filmmaking world, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of David. A 25 year veteran in the industry, David is a multi-award winning videographer, speaker, and filmmaker to the stars…literally. He’s done […]Read more "Featured Filmmaker Friday: David Robin and His Viral Video Adventure (c180-033)"
Have you ever been to a class reunion where you travel back to your home town and it’s exactly the same as you left it ten, twenty, maybe even thirty years ago? The same people are there doing the same things. The same stores are there selling the same stuff. It’s almost like traveling back […]Read more "If You’re Not Moving Forward You’ll Be Left Behind"