Part THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, part INDUSTRY HOT TAKES and all the latest IDEAS & INFO from Branigan.
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2020: A Year Under Review — Whew!
There are lots of adjectives that come to mind in describing 2020, but the one that stands out among the many is resilience. There’s a certain joy in looking back at a topsy-turvy year and knowing we triumphed amidst the unpredictability, holding tight to our core values to come through the year together, if actually apart.
5 Things to Consider Before Joining the Podcast Boom
Nearly a quarter of Americans listen to at least an hour of podcasts per week, according to Westwood One’s Podcast Download Fall 2020 Report, which also notes heavy listenership (those who consume six or more hours of podcasts per week) has been increasing since 2017.
Music Helps to Get Work Done
Our aural surroundings have a distinct effect on our ability to focus and get things done. Certain genres of music have been proven to boost motivation, retention of information and linguistic capabilities. At Branigan, we share a love of music, but not everyone shares the same loves. Here are some of my favorite playlists curated for the type of project I’m working on at any given time.
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Creativity Isn’t Just for Creatives
Contrary to what many people think, creativity isn’t limited to a person’s ability to paint, draw or even sculpt. And in a professional setting, creativity is not limited to graphic designers or art directors. Art and design, while expressions of creativity, hardly scratch the surface of what it means to be creative in the workplace.
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Storyboards Aren't Just for Filmmakers
While storyboards are common for large-scale film production, the method can bring structure and forethought to all types of video and content projects. The process takes additional upfront time, but the advantages of storyboarding more than make up for the extra work. Here are some of the benefits of integrating storyboarding into the content development process.