13 06, 2018

SUCCESSFUL CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS ON VIDEO

By |2018-06-13T18:39:13+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Production|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We've created hundreds of  testimonial videos over the years. In this video Jay Leno demonstrates how he uses FARO® Technologies' 3D Scanner at Jay Leno's Garage. A successful product testimonial video is one that resonates with the viewer. The key is to genuinely demonstrate the benefits of your product and the problems that it will solve for the end-user. It's not everyday that we get a customer on-camera that is world-famous, but you can create an effective video, even if Jay Leno doesn't use your product!  Watch Here! What Makes a Good Testimonial Video? Engaging and relatable client on camera Benefits are thoroughly explained Testimonial is trustworthy Video shot at a professional level Viewer can easily relate to video

30 03, 2017

FILMING IN THE SNOW: BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO

By |2018-06-05T23:00:03+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Production|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Glass Eye was hired to shoot multiple tractors in a snowy environment in Park City, Utah, which was a fun challenge for our crew. At the beginning we were hoping for 2-3 feet of snow on the ground, which is when the equipment we were shooting would typically be used to move snow.  Unfortunately we had record-breaking snowfall the weeks prior and had additional snowfall while we were there. This made things a lot more complicated, not only for the John Deere equipment, but also for our crew to accomplish our job. Despite the obstacles, we were able to accomplish our goals with hard work and solid gear. Glass Eye faced many challenges at the shoot, mostly related to the extremely cold weather conditions. Shooting in cold weather is tough of on our gear, causing all sorts of problems. High altitude and cold weather change the dynamics of aerial shooting, and not in a [...]

20 12, 2016

LOCATION SCOUTING

By |2017-02-27T21:53:57+00:00December 20th, 2016|Categories: Production, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

At Glass Eye Productions, Inc., we value the location scouting process and do everything in our power to find the location for shoots that will help create the best footage. One of the most important but not totally obvious aspects of pre-production is location scouting. This is the process of traveling to a location to determine if it should or should not be used in a particular shoot, or to see what can be changed to make the place more flattering for a shoot. Even though the location of a shoot becomes a background detail to viewers, it can stand out in a negative way if it doesn’t fit the needs of the scene. At Glass Eye Productions, Inc., we value the location scouting process and do everything in our power to find the location for shoots that will help create the best footage. Some shoots don’t require location scouting, but for those that [...]

16 12, 2016

RED EPIC-W 8K S35

By |2017-02-27T22:14:57+00:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: Production|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The RED Epic-W’s 8K S35 sensor called “Helium” that the camera uses allows for extremely high detail, unlike anything previously on the market. The unbeatable resolution allows viewers to experience images and video in an intricate way, being able to see every subtlety. Glass Eye Productions, Inc. has just added the Red Epic-W 8K S35 digital camera to our collection of equipment, and we couldn’t be more excited about the awesome features it will allow us to utilize. This camera has been intensely coveted in the video production industry for quite some time, and when it was released, we knew it was the perfect fit for Glass Eye Productions. Our team has been creating quality content for over 25 years, and the Red Epic S35 will take us to the next level. The color quality and dynamic range of the Red Epic-W 8K S35 is incredibly high, making images more realistic than previously possible. [...]

23 08, 2016

A LOOK INTO TIME-LAPSE

By |2017-03-06T23:25:45+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Production|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A lot of work goes into a time-lapse shoot, since the videographer is required to take many pictures in a specific spot for a long period of time, constantly monitoring the lighting and camera functions. These shoots usually take a few hours or even a full day, making it necessary to have a highly focused and dedicated videographer on the job. Since the location on a time-lapse video usually does not change, the videographer must pay extra attention to detail to make sure that the footage is consistent and high quality throughout the day. Glass Eye was tasked to demonstrate the intense process that John Deere utilized to build a full-scale combine made from canned foods that were later donated to a local food bank. Time-lapse was the only true way to show the build from start to finish. Watch the series here on YouTube. Even though this practice is fairly common, it never [...]

19 07, 2016

A LOOK INTO BEHIND THE SCENES: LUCY’S DREAM

By |2017-03-06T23:29:19+00:00July 19th, 2016|Categories: Production|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Fresh off our edit bay: Glass Eye Productions produced, shot, and edited a multi-region commercial TV spot for John Deere, the largest agricultural machinery company in the world. The spot was shot on an organic farm location in Moorpark, CA. Glass Eye Productions handled the entire production process including location scouting and casting. The in-house advertising team in Olathe, Kansas, created the script. We really liked the concept and story and felt it connected with a segment of their consumer base that often gets overlooked. The campaign has been very successful for John Deere, and our Glass Eye crew feels fortunate to have been a part of it. Lucy’s Dream Storyline Lucy has always dreamed of owning her own business. She knows about produce, but not about horsepower. The John Deere 3E tractor is easy to work with and provides the support Lucy needs to fulfill her dreams. Click for an exclusive look – [...]

19 04, 2016

A LOOK INTO AERIAL FILMING

By |2017-05-02T23:55:22+00:00April 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve experienced some turbulence learning the art of aerial filming (four drones later), but the hard lessons have really started to pay off. Our latest flying machine is an Inspire 2 Pro outfitted with a Zenmuse X5S camera with CinemaDNG and ProRes capabilities, which allows for some stunning visuals. We now have the ability to capture 4K cinematic footage that just a couple of years ago would have been out of the question for most project budgets. Today we use our aerial capabilities on a large variety of projects. The footage is amazing and it’s a blast to shoot! Take a look at some of the footage from a recent shoot in central California for John Deere. Click for exclusive drone footage Drone Footage Photos:   Keeping the action rolling with our Ronin setup Using a drone for aerial footage Aerial filming by Glass Eye Productions, Inc. Covering [...]

26 02, 2016

A LOOK INTO PRODUCT RELEASE VIDEOS: JOHN DEERE 9RX

By |2017-03-13T22:33:10+00:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Glass Eye Productions was hired to produce two videos to introduce the 9RX tractor. These videos are utilized in the new website called the 9RX Experience. This is truly an amazing, game changing product, and we felt very fortunate to be involved. Over the course of the project we shot footage in Paso Robles, CA; Waterloo, IA; and Saskatoon, SK. The first video was titled “The Making of 9RX” and told the story of how the tractor was designed and the importance of integrating customer feedback to improve the product. Part of the challenge in this video was that we could only show quick glimpses of the tractor, as the video was released before the actual tractor. During the editing process, we utilized tighter shots and a heavy color treatment to hide the details of the tractors exterior. We chose to use a more documentary approach, letting interviews from customers and John Deere employees [...]

26 02, 2016

A LOOK INTO COMMERCIALS: TOYMAKER

By |2017-03-21T20:27:50+00:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Production, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Glass Eye Productions, Inc. recently worked with Brix ‘N Clix, a San Francisco based toymaker, and created a series of international TV spots. We always find our inner child working on spots for this toymaker. Here are a few of the TV commercials we produced for one of our favorite accounts. BeanZees Commercial Air Charger Racers Commercial Slam Bam Bots Commercial Behind the Scenes Photos:    

19 02, 2016

A LOOK INTO AN ONLINE VIDEO SERIES

By |2017-03-21T20:51:38+00:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Today, many online series have larger audiences then their broadcast competitors. So it’s no surprise that many leading brands are utilizing video series to reach their customers. Glass Eye Productions has become a leader in producing web based video series. Our first online series, VetVid, focused on veterinary care, and is still a popular show five years after it was launched. A video series allow companies to build an audience over time, with each episode bringing additional viewers to the campaign, and this is what VetVid has done. Social Media and Video Content Implementing video content effectively through social media can have a huge impact on increasing views to a specific web site. Viewers are able to easily like and share video. If the content is relevant to the end user, they will be more likely to share it with other viewers who have the same interests. SEMA Series In our latest series, Glass [...]