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The Phoenix Effect fans the flames of video content

The Phoenix Effect is an Australian video production studio, specializing in traditionally considered non-traditional communications. We spoke with founder, Nigel Camilleri about winning a Cannes Lions, getting involved early and how Hightail helps save money on post-production. The Phoenix Effect is a video production-based business I started out in the...

Why video agency Shot Cut aims for a 100% success rate

Shot Cut is a video ad agency based in Australia. We spoke with Creative Director, Nathan Bobik about introducing businesses to online video, focusing on the best idea and getting to approval faster. Shot Cut is an advertising agency specializing in video We handle anything video-related from online campaigns to...

Going back to the roots of music television with Ditty TV

Ditty TV is a television network dedicated to Americana and Roots style music, broadcasting 24/7 on traditional cable and all connected devices. We spoke with Director of Programming, Sam Shansky, about what Americana and Roots music means, how Hightail helps the team collaborate across continents and to get his new...

Why the best content marketers are creating videos

I was recently blown away to learn that one of Hightail’s customers, a relatively small agency, was producing more than 100 videos this year for their client. Video content is now, indisputably, a cornerstone of great marketing. Animoto’s 2016 Social Video Marketing and Advertising Forecast – a report based on a survey…

Unleashing the power of collaboration with Polycom

Polycom is a collaboration communications provider headquartered in San Jose, California. We spoke with Senior Video Production Manager, Tim Rose, about life as a punk rocker, the importance of the production process and how Hightail changed the way Polycom gets feedback on videos. Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of...

Why UPPERFIRST says hallelujah to Hightail

UPPERFIRST is a Swedish video production and motion graphics studio. Co-Founder and Executive Producer, Erik Arheden talks to us about lifting the quality of film, why the script is always their blueprint and his hallelujah moment with Hightail. We wanted to lift the quality of film in Sweden UPPERFIRST was…

Advice from 10 video production professionals

Are you interested in making your next video project more effective? We asked 10 producers, directors and more for their advice on making it in the world of video production. From focusing on the story to being cost conscious, these 10 tips will be useful for anyone involved in making a…

Why Digital Video Experts wants to talk visuals, not time codes

Digital Video Experts is an Australian video production company. Founder Richard Farr talks about competing with larger agencies and why collaborating on videos with Hightail ticks all his boxes. We produce videos for corporate clients Digital Video Experts is a team of four people based in Sydney, Australia. We have…

Blue Chalk’s “Google Docs for creative collaboration”

Blue Chalk is an award-winning production and media strategy company based in New York and Oregon. Creative Director, Rob Finch discusses the power of intimate storytelling and how Hightail brings the studio’s bi-coastal teams together. We specialize in nonfiction visual storytelling Blue Chalk is two years old but we’ve already…

How Cinema Mercantile gets to the final cut faster

Cinema Mercantile is a New York City-based video production company. Founder Mike Collins talks to us about creating cinematic portraits and how Hightail helps him get to the final cut faster than ever. I'm a director and cinematographer based out of NYC My producer Rich D'Elia and I run Cinema...

Bringing authentic voices together with Saint West Filmworks

Saint West Filmworks is an award-winning San Diego-based video production company. Co-founder Matt Jensen discusses capturing authentic voices, remaining flexible and transforming their creative process with Hightail. It’s a young company but we’re not new to this Saint West was started about three months ago but before that we were…

Customer spotlight: Flashframe Digital

Flashframe Digital is a Toronto-based video communications agency, specializing in brand stories for companies like LG, Tim Hortons and Microsoft Canada. Partner Mike Welker talks to us about bringing something new to corporate video and why great storytelling makes all the difference. I used to be a sound editor for…