There are many things in my life for which I am grateful, and my time at Four Winds Creative is high on that list. This month marks my one year anniversary of working at a creative agency right after college. I’ve had many great opportunities here; I feel very lucky to have had Char, Todd, … Lessons From My Desk: One Year Working at an Agency
If you work in production, or even if you just love to nerd out over video and photo gear, NAB [National Association of Broadcasters] conference is a must-do. According to Natalie Weiss, a video freelancer based in the Bay Area, “…it’s overall a fun show with good vibes.” This year was Weiss’ 3rd NAB show, … 3 Reasons You Should be at NAB Next Year
Where can you find 3 thousand outgoing, karaoke singing, talented social media gurus? Nowhere but Social Media Marketing World [SMMW], of course. Charlyn Villegas and I made our way to San Diego as first timers to this insane conference. We met some great people, danced a lot, and took home a few golden nuggets of … Fresh Faces at Social Media Marketing World
Cofounders Char and Keith at their first shoot as Four Winds Creative. Taking a risk can be, by definition, dangerous. Taking a huge risk, well, that’s where the real fun begins. I started a business almost three years ago with two wonderful partners, big ambitions, and bigger Moscow Mule mugs. Startups are increasingly popular, especially … The Good, The Bad, and The Best: Starting Your Own Business
Using a teleprompter can take your presentation to the next level but it can bring an added layer of complication too. Let’s say you’ve decided to send a video message to employees or users of your product. Whether it’s taped or live, you won’t have a crowd to help you see how you’re coming across, no … On-Camera 101: How to Use a Teleprompter Like a Pro
Being interviewed on-camera can be terrifying for a first-timer. What do I wear? How should I speak? How should I prepare? Regardless of your experience level, there are steps that can help you feel confident about being interviewed on-camera. Here are some simple ways to prepare to be interviewed on-camera like a seasoned pro: What … Video Tips: A First Timer’s Guide for Being Interviewed “On-Camera”
What do you feel is your biggest challenge as a freelancer? Getting noticed? Finding and get returning clients? Maybe your challenge is that you’re not sure if you’re leaving a lasting impression. These are all questions most creative freelancers have throughout their careers and many will agree that keeping their schedule booked depends on one … Creative Freelancers Biggest Questions… and Answers!
There are few companies that have a finger on the pulse of digital video creation and distribution like YouTube. Some credit the video giant with the shift toward digital. In recent years they opened studios around the globe for popular video creators to have access to high end spaces and gear. We talked with Eileen Rivera, Senior … Q&A with Eileen Rivera of YouTube Space LA
Today is a big day for us at Four Winds Creative. Two years ago today Todd, Keith and I started this company. The memories of walking into our first tiny bare office, outlining our company mission at our first founders retreat and signing the first client are very fresh. We are so grateful to those … We’re Celebrating a Huge Milestone!