The inexorable sadness of pencils


We spend a lot of time at the office. How much? Let’s just say a lot. In their recent article on modern office design, The New York Times Magazine quotes a few bleak lines from Theodore Roethke’s poem ‘‘Dolor”. “I have known the inexorable sadness of pencils… All the misery of manila folders and mucilage,/Desolation in immaculate public read more »

Take a Tour! 2016 HGTV Smart Home is open to the public in Oct.


Smart Homes. Yeah, you know the ones – the amazingly crafted Smart Homes shown on HGTV. Your eyes widen. Your mouth slackens. Cue the never-ending sighs of wonder. Well, what if you were able to step INSIDE the most beautiful and luxurious houses in the Triangle, and actually gawk at them in person? GUESS WHAT! read more »

A partner in education


WebAssign is an online educational application for students and teachers. They wanted an animated video to give an overview of their services.  When it comes to products and apps for education, sometimes it’s easy to get lost in the special features and selling points without remembering the core challenges and payoffs of teaching. So with read more »

A New Reel!

Busy bees crafting content.

It’s easy to get lost in the rush of the daily groove of making videos. Sometimes we forget to look back and have a proud moment of silence for our video progeny. Or, rather, a proud 1-2 minute moment set to some peppy stock track. Wouldn’t you know it, we’ve gone a full year and then read more »

The Effects of Background Music on People


I am a huge fan Shankar Vedantam and his work as NPR’s Social Sciences Correspondent. A couple weeks ago, he discussed the effect that background music has on people – and as a film/tv/video game composer myself, I was instantly intrigued. Here is a link to the podcast so you can listen for yourself! NPR read more »

S.A.V.E – Students working to make a difference


School is officially back in session! With the beginning of a new school year also comes a wave of emotions. Excitement, nervousness, anticipation, anxiety – you name it. Not only is it difficult to navigate through the halls to your new classrooms, but trying to navigate around conflicting hopes and fears is beyond intimidating for read more »

What does it take to be a Voice Artist? Is that like a hand model?

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Becoming a professional voice-over artist is no picnic in the park. Some of us remember the Seinfeld episode where George is a hand model. Let’s just be clear that being a voice artist is both a gift – like George’s hands – and a cultivated skill. Plenty of people sound great, but there are many read more »

Until Next Time…


The time has come for my Marketing internship to end. It’s bittersweet, yes, but it also brings a new beginning for other opportunities I can obtain to share my talents with. I have sharpened and gained skills at Blueforest Studios, which include social media, researching, and writing. I had been an avid user of many read more »

Upcoming Fall Seminars at Blueforest Studios


Nonprofit Storytelling Seminar October 18, 2016 Do you know what it takes to tell a marvelous, memorable story? Learn the steps to becoming a master storyteller at our Storytelling Seminar, back by popular demand. As a marketer, you understand the importance of storytelling, as well as the difficulties in crafting your message. Grabbing the attention of read more »

Blueforest Inside Look Part 3

BFS Inside Look

We’re at our final stop of the Blueforest Studios tour. This is the stop where the eyes and ears masterminds come together to create a knockout masterpiece for our clients. Prepare to meet some more of our video and audio team members! Sean Riddle The Fit Project Manager Sean ensures all Blueforest projects remain on point and read more »