Everyone’s Favorite Day for Commercials: The Big Game


My favorite commercial in the last several years comes from the “Big Game” of 2011. I’ve been a humongous Star Wars fan since my parents took me to see the films in the 90’s when they were being digitally remastered and shown in theaters again. If you’re reading this you probably know which commercial I’m read more »

Tips for Looking Your Best On Camera


Are you appearing on camera soon? Whether it’s for an impromptu shoot, a professional corporate web video, or tv there are a few things you can do to make yourself look your best! Take a deep breath. – If your heart is beating a thousand beats a minute it’s okay. Lower your chin down a read more »

Audio Restoration: A Powerful Tool In An Evolving Field

Audio Signals

Most days of the week, while working on sound design or composing music, I will have a moment when I reflect on how much the world of audio and music production has changed so quickly in the relatively short amount of time I have been in this profession. I remember upgrading from my old Gateway read more »

The Power of the Play Button


I find myself scrolling through pictures on my iPhone often. I like to reminisce. Mixed in with the pictures are some videos I’ve taken — mostly of my kids. Both my toddler son and daughter love to grab my phone any chance they get. And I find it fascinating to watch what they do once read more »

Blueforest Gives Back – Triangle Nonprofit Video Giveaway


We love a great story! And, we know that many nonprofit agencies have great stories about why they were founded, the people that they serve, and the impact that they are making in the community. That’s just one of the reasons we love working with nonprofit organizations. In the past, we’ve received many requests from nonprofits read more »

Hello From The New Audio Guy! (read: amazing composer)


Hello to all of you out there reading this on your computer screens, phones, tablets, and all forms of electronic devices! My name is Dustin Painter and I’m the new audio producer at Blueforest Studios here in Raleigh, North Carolina. The higher ups wanted me to write a blog post to introduce myself so here read more »

Introducing: Bailey’s – Experience Elegance

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We were thrilled when we received a call from Bailey’s and they said they were considering using us for their upcoming holiday campaign.  Who in this market hasn’t heard of the Bailey Box?  They are great marketers and we were honored to have a chance to develop a holiday TV spot for their company.  And, read more »

Introducing: Durham Tech Lifestyle video

Durham Tech Fish Wall

Our Durham Tech Lifestyle video is one of many great projects we worked on this year. Blueforest Studios had great fun creating this video at Durham Tech and downtown Durham. We want to show you the video and a little behind the scenes involved. This video is a collaboration between Engine Brandmakers, Durham Tech, and Blueforest read more »

Help Wake County Children this Christmas


Blueforest Studios is partnering with the Meredith MBA Program to bring a little joy to children in Wake County this holiday season. Kathy Hughes Langfield started arranging group stocking stuffing events about 10 years ago and is very pleased to be able to continue to help the children of Wake County. We are working with read more »

5 Tips for Fundraising Videos


You’ve been asked to raise money at an upcoming event. Sounds simple enough, right? But, then you start to think about all of the little things you need to do to make the event a success. Things start to get a bit overwhelming. How do you thank your current donors and also make them inspired read more »