BLUEFOREST BLOG

Summer 2016 Interns: Moving On

The week for Triangle AdFed’s What We Do You Can Too internship program is over. Daniel Engman and Mason Carrara have both had a splendid time learning different areas of advertising at Blueforest Studios. The crammed week included learning how to edit videos in Adobe Premiere Pro, learning how to edit pictures in Photoshop, and read more »


Summer 2016 High School Interns

This is our fourth year participating in Triangle AdFed’s What We Do You Can Too internship program, or WWDU2, where high school students receive the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the advertising industry for one week. This year we have three interns:  Brendan Bello, Daniel Engman, and Mason Carrara. I am a high school student read more »


Blueforest Studios Inside Look Part 1

Busy, busy days here at Blueforest Studios. The creative process for building exciting and memorable stories never ends. But we’re never too busy to give you a tour! Over the course of the coming weeks, we will be giving you a look at what goes on inside our studio along with the people who make read more »


The Voice of the Expert Presented in a Creative Way: Keen Strategy

by Ammon Ehrisman With any creative project, you are going to have lots of possible decisions and you have to be very selective about what you choose.  It was no different when we started working on the Keen Strategy branding video.   As I met with Greg and John I realized that their software was a read more »


Announcing The Blueforest Gives Back Winner!

Almost three dozen nonprofits have entered our 2nd annual Blueforest Gives Back giveaway. While we would love to make a free video for every applicant, only one could be chosen. The process of selecting a winner was extremely difficult for our judges. We did not always see eye-to-eye, but eventually we came to a consensus. And read more »


Before and After BlueVision

When creating new videos, sometimes it’s fun to try things that you have never tried before. I love trying a new filming technique, playing with a new camera, pushing my limits in the editing suite, or anything that feels new and exciting. But, sometimes, it’s best to just do the simple things really well and read more »


Why invest in team building?

There are still a few companies out there that don’t realize that a little R&R together can result in a closer team.  Fortunately, our leader believes that we need to spend time together and have some fun.  We even have a Fun & _____ Committee. I’m still waiting on my creatives to name it properly read more »


Blueforest Gives Back Applicant Spotlight: Wake County SmartStart

Seeing this picture of smiling children on the Wake County SmartStart’s homepage instantly brightened up our day. It is evident they are excited about the services Wake County SmartStart provides for them, which helps elevate the success of their future. We wanted a reason to smile, too, so we did some extra digging to find out read more »


Blueforest Gives Back Applicant Spotlight: Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network

This picture tells a thousand words of a struggle that is infinite. It saddens us deeply that many Wake County families are experiencing homelessness. Thankfully, organizations like Wake Interfaith Hospitality Network are working strenuously to eliminate that epidemic. Seeing this emotionally compelling picture struck our hearts and moved us to learn more about Wake Interfaith read more »


YNPN #NonprofitSTRONG summit

What can I say about YNPN’s NonprofitSTRONG summit? To put it simply, it was inspiring. The summit was full of passionate people and powerful missions. But what stuck with me the most were the remarkable stories of these nonprofit groups. Here at Blueforest Studios, we are very aware that every nonprofit has a story, and read more »