Have no fear, Instagram scheduling is here!

Instagram scheduling from Sprout Social

You guys, this is huge Instagram news. Instagram recently announced a change to its API – which will now allow businesses to schedule posts, see public posts that they are tagged or mentioned in, and view other business profiles. Post scheduling is limited to single image posts and isn’t directly available with Instagram itself – […]

Event Brand Identity Creation for ‘Digital Creatives’

Event Brand Identity - Final Screen

On April 16, 2015 AAF Columbus hosted Digital Creatives, a moderated panel that covered topics around new design trends, the importance of content, SEO, social media, and how value can be continually added to brands through new, innovative channels. Developing the Event Brand Identity Key concepts for the event included the words and phrases Digital, […]

Creative Inspiration Everywhere

Image by Timothy Hyunsoo Lee

Several weeks ago during AAF Columbus’ event ‘A Night For Creatives’ David Sonderman, EVP, Executive Creative Director at GSW, mentioned the importance of finding creative inspiration from around the globe. In the closing Q&A session a student asked him for some ideas on where they could find creative work from around the world. David quickly named a […]

Our Adobe Creative Cloud Impressions

Much ado has been made about Adobe’s switch to a cloud based system and their decision to only offer subscription licensing. Slightly more than a year ago, when the Adobe Creative Cloud option was first announced for Creative Suite 6, we jumped on board and haven’t ever looked back.

Legacy RED Workflow

I was looking back through some old files and came across this post workflow diagram I created for the RED seemingly ages ago in 2009. Though it is only a couple years old, a lot has changed in our RED workflow.


Über Connected I’m a technogeek and am rarely out of the reach of a high-speed connection of one kind or another. This means that I’m always connected through email, phones, instant messenger, sms, rss, social networking websites…

3 Productivity Tools We Use

We do a wide spectrum of projects so I’m not going to expound on every software package we use for for film compositing or logo design. Instead I’ve listed 3 productivity tools that we use on a daily basis to keep us creative, focused and in the loop.

Your Creative Environment – Part 2

Light It The kind of light you choose is the most important factor here. Of course you want to get pretty looking fixtures for your creative environment, but carefully consider what kind of bulbs you will be using before popping the cute lamps in your cart as some types of bulbs don’t work in fixtures […]

Your Creative Environment – Part 1

Un-stack and De-pile When in the middle of a project, piles and stacks seem to bloom and grow almost spontaneously throughout your creative environment. The biggest offenders are the magazines that apparently spawn new additions while sitting in the corner unread. Periodic filing or trashing of things that you won’t get to can decrease stress […]

Less Talkie, More Workie

Actual Action Recently I’ve had the incredibly good fortune to work on a couple projects that contained no oversight of the creative process. Up front the communication goals were determined leaving the execution of the project up to my team.