Insights into our Production Studio

Take a indepth look at some of our current video production and graphic design projects.
This blog gives us the opportunity to share some of the creative ideas, tips, and tricks which pass through our imagination.

2018 Product Services Catalog

Category: Interactive PDFs

Print it or keep it digital, you can get more value out of your brochure or catalog by designing it with interactivity.

My background of graphic design has always been one of a motionless product. Wait a second … I said motionless not, emotionless.

Have you ever smelled junk mail? I do.

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6 must ask questions

Category: Tips & Tricks

We sat down with a client this week. Multiple companies and people have taken advantage of them. Sadly we hear this more often than not. They are kind, sweet and want to make sure that their family business will be there for the next generation. Plus, they employ a great number of people in Spokane. But their business isn’t marketing or creative production. So, they aren’t sure what to ask.

In honor of this client, we want to be transparent. We want to make sure that you find the right creative studio.

Learn what 6 questions you must any creative studio or agency.

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Filming a Live Event or Presentation

Category: Presentation Videos

Your first question might be “How much does it cost to film a live presentation?”

Then we are going to follow-up with, “What is the presentation going to be used for?”

CutBoard Studio offers three different live event and presentation filming packages.

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Facebook Cover Videos

Category: Facebook Cover Videos

Did you know that Facebook has been launching cover videos across Facebook this year? Videos immediately grab peoples attention. Just like on your Facebook news feed, a cover video will autoplay. This may help keep visitors on your page and stimulate more engagement.

Learn how you can incorporate a cover video on your business’s Facebook feed.

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Kickstarter Videos

Category: Kickstarter Videos

While we understand that making a video can be intimidating and as an engineer, product designer, or inventor you may feel uncomfortable being in front of the camera. But you’re looking to make a video because you want to make your Kickstarter campaign a success.

Read more about how to create a successful kickstarter video and why you should use CutBoard Studio.

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Digital Hoarding

Category: Customer Service, Client Relations, File Handling

“Compulsive hoarding is a pattern of behavior that is characterized by excessive acquisition and an inability or unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects that cover the living areas of the home and cause significant distress or impairment.”

Read more to learn how many files we have hoarded.

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Category: Testimonial Video, Promotional Video, Real Estate Video

Video testimonials capture something that written testimonial cannot. The human ability to communicate nonverbally. And that’s a powerful tool.

Find out what to do when you have a great client who has a glowing recommendation?

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Aaron filming at a 27th Heaven in Spokane, WA.

Category: Video Production, Content Creation, Web Videos

There are so many things fighting for your attention. How are you keeping up with trends? Tracking analytics? Creating reports? Reaching consumers? Sending marketing emails? It’s a lot — take a deep breath. CutBoard has your back.

Do you find yourself dreading your content calendar? Building a relationship with a creative content agency like CutBoard Studio you’ll get the jumpstart you need to get back on track.

Read more on how partnering with a creative content agency can help.

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Editing a Video

Category: Video Production, TV Commercial, Web Videos

Video editing can be an overwhelming task. Why not hire someone who can give time back to you? This way you can focus on other parts of your business. Hiring CutBoard Studio will be the best decision you make. We take the time to meet with you and create a showpiece for your business or for your daily needs.

Find out what makes CutBoard Studio video production the best in Spokane?

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Category: Copyright, Fair Use, Royalty-Free

You’re driving down the road, going a little fast. But who’s going to notice … if you’re lucky, no one. But if you’re driving that bright yellow Maserati — be prepared to be pulled over. You might be able to afford that speeding ticket you received but Mr. Copyright can decimate your business.

Learn the myths about copyright and how to create content that doesn’t break the rules.

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Flyer Sample

Category: Graphic Design, Tips & Tricks

Flyers? You might think those a little old school. These marketing materials are great utility items — and with some style — your business has a hook. Flyers can be a great way to mass distribute specific or time-sensitive information. Don’t forget about your business’s brand. All the principles of design still apply. Take this opportunity to stand out.

Remember to keep these 6 design principles in mind.

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Filming the sunrise in Spokane

Category: Video Production, How-to

Are you ready to pivot into video marketing? If you haven’t already looked into this, 2017 may be the year to start. Videos in your marketing drives higher engagement of your companies brand. What marketing videos are you going to start making this year? Are you ready?

These 4 questions are a must answer for any business owner or marketing specialist.

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The Lion King’s Motto.

Category: Customer Service, History, About Us

Who is CutBoard Studio?

Sometimes you need to step back and re-examine where you are, where you seem to be going, and why it all matters? Why are we doing this? What do we gain by watching The Lion King one more time? The dumb joke at the beginning, of course!

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Graphic Design Cost in Spokane, WA.

Category: Graphic Design, Production

Graphic design is the combination of text and pictures that can be put into advertisements, books, magazines, websites, and much more.

According to Thumbtack® (an online service that matches customers with local professionals), Spokane’s average cost for graphic design is $135. Find out how much CutBoard Studio’s graphic design rates are by reading more.

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How long should your social media videos be?

Category: Video Production, Social Media, Engagement

How long should your videos be?

That is a good question. Running a successful business, you need to take this into consideration before pricing out video services. Typically the longer the video, the more it can cost.

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2017 Telly Awards

Category: Video Production, Award-Winning, Customer Service

We think the best approach is to look at “award-winning” as the beginning of our conversation. It gives you an opening to light your fire. But most of all it will help you decide if our production company is a good fit for your needs.

Most clients don’t care about awards. What is important is finding out about the actual success of our work.

And as the owners of a production studio, there is only one thing that counts. Your satisfaction.

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Visit Spokane: Creative by Nature

Category: Branding

So if you haven’t heard the City of Spokane outsourced its new branding and creative to an agency in Seattle.

Seattle … yep, you heard that right … Seattle … you have to give me a moment.

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What is the definition of photoshop.

Category: Tools of the Trade

Photoshop is an amazingly powerful tool. It can create art, promote fabrications and even change the world.

Are you ready to change the world?

We are!

Okay, not in the way that claims falsehoods, we don’t do “alternative-facts” and we think magazine covers have taken the “touch-up” too far. A blemish here and there, sure. An entire leg or arm missing half of its weight ... not so much.

We create art, not false promises.

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Video Killed the Radio Star

Category: Radio Advertising & TV Advertising

Video killed the radio star

In my mind and in my car, we can’t rewind we’ve gone too far

Pictures came and broke your heart

Put down the blame on VCR

–The Buggles


What would you say if your year-over-year sales increased by 22% by using TV & radio advertising? A good start, right?

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The CutBoard Studio Team

Category: History of CutBoard Studio

A producer, editor, and designer walk into a bar…

Ever wonder how CutBoard Studio began? It’s an interesting story.

Beginning over 30 years ago…

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Category: Video Production | TV Commercials

The success of your commercial depends on multiple factors: the content of your commercial, the quality of production, and how you distribute it.

Because of these factors our production studio works with you to stay within your budget. Send us an email, give us a call we would love to work with you.

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