Storytelling Seminar: September 9


As a nonprofit, crafting your message can be your most difficult task. It can also be your most important. You want your work to speak for you. But your audience is busy and distracted. You need their support and energy to help your cause blossom and grow. If you feel your organization’s purpose getting lost in the noise, there read more »


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Check out one of our latest projects! We used animation to tell local nonprofit CASA’s story for this year’s Blueforest Gives Back project.   Animation has endless possibilities. Think about it. You can utilize any style and customize until it’s just right. That is why animation can be an essential part of your arsenal. Using read more »

Blueforest Gives Back – CASA Video Debut July 21st


The moment we’ve all be waiting for – the winner of Blueforest Gives Back CASA’s Video Reveal! We had our First Annual Blueforest Gives Back for local nonprofits and we’re proud to announce that we will debut the final product July 21st at The Cary Theater. CASA is a Raleigh-based nonprofit housing developer and property manager. read more »

Do Great Things! Durham Tech Video Project

Durham Tech Fish Wall

What’s Your Great Thing? Durham Tech can help you discover that. Blueforest Studios worked alongside Engine Brandmakers and Durham Tech to create this great video project. Blueforest Studios focused on capturing the energy of the students as they found their “great thing” at Durham Tech among downtown Durham. These videos capture how students gain diverse experiences read more »

A First Time For Everything


The following post was written by Bennett Northcutt. He is one of our 2015 summer interns learning about business and finance in video production and marketing. Welcome aboard Bennett! View post on     Earlier this week, I began my internship here at Blueforest Studios. Not knowing what to expect, I walked into the office read more »

MOTIVATION for you and your customers!


motivation  [moh-tuh–vey-shuh n] noun 1.  the act or an instance of motivating, or providing with a reason to act in a certain way 2. the state or condition of being motivated or having a strong reason to act or accomplish something 3. something that motivates; inducement; incentive ( Think about how important motivation is. It is the main mechanism in read more »

Welcome to the Team!!!


Kimberly Corrigan has joined our team to further develop our growing portfolio of regional and national accounts.  Kimberly Corrigan comes with a wealth of experience within the Industry, having spent the last 8 years in creative agencies, including Centerline Digital and Wildfire. Previously, at Sandhills TV 3, Kimberly was instrumental in setting up the station’s first live read more »

LinkedIn Basics: Fix your Profile Today!


Pretty much everybody is on LinkedIn by now, right? And, all the profiles are searchable and contain useful information that potential clients or employers can access, right? And, lastly we all know the LinkedIn is for professional networking and not necessarily to share your pet photos or funny jokes, right? So maybe not. If you read more »

Why isn’t your business on YouTube yet?!


To be quite frank, it’s slightly annoying and frustrating when a business has no YouTube videos, their videos aren’t organized into a channel, or a channel has too fewe and ineffective videos. It’s 2015, and this year has been named The Year of Video Marketing. Video marketing is a powerful marketing tool that all companies should read more »

When your story is hard to tell


Sometimes the most powerful stories can be the hardest ones to tell. They might be stories of hardship or violence or loss. Using live-action can make it difficult to strike the right tone. It can turn out cheesy, distracting, or unfaithful to the message. Here’s a compelling example of how one organization found the right balance read more »