Remember your parents complaining about the “new math” being taught in school? Well, there’s a video equivalent, based on the impact of social media video storytelling.
For the past few years we’ve been working on a long form documentary about land use in West Oakland. Recently we submitted a short section from the doc about the work of Oakland Architects JRDV Urban to a contest. We’ve just been informed that our short has been selected as a finalist! We’d love for you to […]
Probably one of the most common mistakes we see clients make is when they get attached to that one big video idea. Sometimes it’s that they want to document a big event. Other times it’s because they think that it’s better to pool all their money into one special video for their home page. No […]
I’m a member of the so-called USC mafia, and was mentored and prepped for the kind of success that leads to an Oscar. In addition to working my way up in “the industry” for 12 years as a grip, electric, camera assistant, camera operator, writer, director, producer and more; I also worked as a red […]
It’s been a few years since I made the commitment to run Community Bridge Video as green as possible. It might seem contradictory – a technology company can’t be environmentally conscious, can it? Here’s just some of what we do to increase responsibility and decrease footprint.
Community Bridge Video founder CB Smith-Dahl runs a “Video Support Group” in Oakland on the second Friday of each month. This group, formerly known as Oak Luck Media/the Oakland Potluck for Media Makers, allows local professionals opportunities to network and broaden the depth of their craft. Here’s a recap of a recent meetup – and […]