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Whether you're looking for Adobe Premier Pro tips and tricks or video production checklists, the NextThought Studios blog has what you're looking for and more.

The Video Production Timeline

August 21, 2023 6 Min Read

When you first start collaborating with a video production studio, you may wonder exactly how long this process takes...

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6 Tips to Create a Video Script that Will Engage and Educate College Students

July 9, 2023 4 Min Read

Do you need to create an educational video that will be engaging enough to capture the imaginations of busy college..

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Dos and Don'ts of Educational Video Creation

June 26, 2023 2 Min Read

Sure, the internet is full of funny cat videos. But did you know educational videos are one of the top 10 types of..

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2D Graphics vs. 3D Graphics: Which is More Effective?

June 12, 2023 2 Min Read

Animation connects with people on a deep emotional level, evoking instant feelings of nostalgia, humor, and excitement...

Why Videos are Important in Education

May 3, 2023 7 Min Read

The influence of digital videos on our everyday culture is undeniable. Online video sharing sites such as YouTube and..

From Snooze to Sizzle: 7 Tips to Boost Learning Video Engagement

April 13, 2023 8 Min Read

Video is motivating and powerful, but why are most learning videos seen as among the most boring and low-impact types..

ELEVATE: 7 Key Reasons to Use Videos for Online Courses

March 27, 2023 4 Min Read

Online education is undergoing a significant transformation in terms of the delivery and consumption of information...

Bringing the Classroom to Life: Boosting Student Engagement with Educational Video Production

March 14, 2023 2 Min Read

Technology has transformed the way we learn, and video content is one of the most effective tools for increasing..

The Learning Video Playbook: 30+ Tips for Making Instructional Videos

August 3, 2022 14 Min Read

Whether you’re incorporating it into your employee onboarding, educational services that you offer, or even your..

NextThought Studios Wows Client with Incredible Animated Video Project on Recent Clutch Review

January 7, 2022 1 Min Read

Today, we can see different types of content on both traditional and digital platforms. Campaigns online have been..

NextThought Studios Named One of DesignRush’s Top 30 Video Marketing Agencies

December 20, 2021 1 Min Read

We’re excited to announce that DesignRush has named NextThought one of their top 30 video marketing agencies in 2021!..

Tips for Video Marketing

May 4, 2020 5 Min Read

Using video as part of your marketing strategy is probably the single most powerful tool you have in your marketing..

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How to Effectively Promote Your Event with Social Media

April 15, 2020 3 Min Read

You’ve signed a contract with the venue and booked an amazing keynote speaker. You’ve met with the tech so your..

Types of Video Marketing You Can Implement Now

April 15, 2020 6 Min Read

Video marketing continues to be an important aspect of today’s marketing landscape. Just ask Amir Bazrafshan from the..

What is Video Marketing? A Guide to Getting Started

April 15, 2020 9 Min Read

Getting started with video marketing can be pretty intimidating. You may feel overwhelmed by everything that you’ve..


In-house video production vs outsourcing: 5 Questions To Help You Choose

March 16, 2020 3 Min Read

Video is the future. Within the next year, it’s estimated that more than 80 percent of internet searches will be for..

Video Marketing Facts You Need to Know

March 5, 2020 7 Min Read

When it comes to video, there is a lot to learn. It can be a little overwhelming to understand the ins and outs of..

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The Basics of Social Media Content Production

March 2, 2020 6 Min Read

Look around any public place, and chances are, you'll see scores of people on their devices scrolling through their..

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5 Powerful Ways Animated Video Can Enhance Your Marketing

February 3, 2020 3 Min Read

Did you know that simply adding an animated product video to your landing page could increase your conversions by 80%?..

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Three Questions to Ask When Trying to Make an Effective Video

January 17, 2020 2 Min Read

You probably know that video marketing is both powerful and effective. It can positively impact your position on the..

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Social Media as a Critical Part of Your Event Marketing Strategy

January 10, 2020 4 Min Read

Social media is an undeniable and powerful thread woven throughout the fabric of contemporary life. It’s just part of..

Video Converts Better Than Text, and Other Marketing Stats You Should Know

January 8, 2020 3 Min Read

Right now, video is on the rise, and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere but up. It’s projected that video will..

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Learn About the Latest Animated Video Trends for Marketers

December 20, 2019 3 Min Read

Consumers love interesting videos and hate bad ads. For marketers, this means there’s huge potential to create animated..

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Corporate Video Tips to Make Your Video Stand Out

December 9, 2019 3 Min Read

You may already know that a huge percentage of people use the internet to search for product or service-related videos..


Why Video?

November 7, 2019 1 Min Read

Videos are everywhere. Have you asked yourself if video is the right fit for your message? Why choose video when there..

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Benefits of Working With a Training Video Production Company

October 25, 2019 3 Min Read

Training videos are some of the most important content your company will ever produce. They keep your employees on the..

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Why Should You Include Corporate Video in Your Marketing Strategy?

October 18, 2019 2 Min Read

There is little argument, that video content is the fastest-growing marketing trend in just about every business..

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How to Create Engaging Corporate Videos

November 30, 2018 4 Min Read

When you think of creating a training video, you may feel dread. It’s not easy to create videos, and you don’t want to..

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How Can Your Corporate Training Be Improved With Video?

November 15, 2018 2 Min Read

Videos tap into our deep desire for demonstration. As humans, we want proof of things and we want to see that proof..

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Creating a Great Corporate Video: What You Need to Know to Get Started

November 15, 2018 3 Min Read

Did you know 76% of top executives watch business videos at least once a week, and 40% watch them every day?..

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How Effective are Animated TV Commercials?

October 17, 2018 4 Min Read

Coca-Cola’s animated polar bears, which debuted in a 1993 commercial during the Academy Awards, have become some of the..

Why Should Your Marketing Strategy Include Drone Video?

October 10, 2018 3 Min Read

It’s true. Video is quickly becoming the most popular way to connect with your audience. In fact, 81% of businesses use..

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360 Video Production and VR: The Future of Marketing is Immersive

October 8, 2018 2 Min Read

After Google’s high-profile flop with Google Glass, a clunky version of smart glasses, some people thought virtual..

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5 Ways Drone Video Can Impact Your Storytelling

September 19, 2018 3 Min Read

By 2021, one million minutes of video content per second will cross global IP networks. In other words, video has..

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How To Get the Best Corporate Video Content

September 12, 2018 3 Min Read

Everyone seems to have a corporate video these days. It’s understandable too, since internet video accounts for the..

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What Are the Different Types of Corporate Video?

September 12, 2018 2 Min Read

As a savvy entrepreneur, you probably already know that corporate video is one of the most effective, compelling ways..

The Importance of Creating a Storyboard Before Filming

August 23, 2018 3 Min Read

You know you want to use video to increase SEO, increase conversion or get employees excited about a new initiative...

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NextThought Studios’ Janelle Bevan to Speak at AMAOKC

August 21, 2018 1 Min Read

At NextThought Studios, we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to video production. As the Head of Video..

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How Can Time Lapse Construction Video Sell Your Services?

August 9, 2018 3 Min Read

If you don’t already know how effective video is in a marketing strategy, we’ve got news for you. Video converts better..

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How to Sell More With Our Construction Time Lapse Service

July 30, 2018 2 Min Read

Time-lapse video allows you to do more with less— in this case, you can take a months-long construction project and..

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NextThought Studios Nominated for an Emmy

July 12, 2018

At NextThought Studios, we pride ourselves on the high quality of our work and we’re delighted to say that our..

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4 Reasons Why Online Training Makes Sense for Modern Businesses

May 23, 2018 3 Min Read

One of the best ways to ensure that a new hire is set up for success is to have an effective training process in place...

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6 Benefits Our Agency Partners Enjoy

May 18, 2018 3 Min Read

At NextThought Studios, we’re proud to offer high-quality white-label video services to our agency partners. After all,..

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10 Ways to incorporate video into your content marketing strategy

May 16, 2018 4 Min Read

One of the fastest ways to improve your content marketing is to add video. Video gets results like nothing else. In..


Total Gamechanger: Engaging Video Content

May 4, 2018 3 Min Read

Video is overtaking the internet. Global consumer internet video traffic accounts for more than 80 percent of all..

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Our Best Video Tips for Ad Agencies

May 2, 2018 2 Min Read

If you haven’t already recognized that video is a powerful medium for marketers, it’s time to get on board. A whopping..

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Why Video Should Be a Part of Onboarding Employees Best Practices

April 11, 2018 3 Min Read

Onboarding new employees can be arduous, for employers and employees alike. When it’s done well, the employees end up..


New Ways Your Association Can Use Video Marketing

March 7, 2018 3 Min Read

Looking for new ways to capture the attention of your members and supporters? Video offers new and interesting ways to..


You Can Increase Customer Conversion with Consistent Messaging— Here's How

February 19, 2018 2 Min Read

Technology can provide businesses with key opportunities to improve upon their customer service experience...

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Implement Engagement Strategies for Students to Create an Energetic Classroom

February 14, 2018 4 Min Read

With today’s expectation of instant gratification, it can be difficult to maintain the attention span of students,..

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5 Employee Engagement Solutions to Implement in Your Business Today

February 7, 2018 4 Min Read

In today’s digital world, it can be difficult to wade through the waters of constant change and information overload...

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7 Tips On How to Use Video as an Educator

January 24, 2018 3 Min Read

If there's one thing that units students universally, it's video. Young people spend more time on YouTube than watching..

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7 Fun And Engaging Things Your Business Can Do With Video

December 20, 2017 2 Min Read

What captures the attention of just about anyone, from the kid in the mailroom to your biggest client? Video. Here are..


Mastering Location Scouting

November 8, 2017 2 Min Read

Every project you work on will be different. Among those differences will be the shooting requirements and locations..

How to Make a Great Corporate Communication Video

September 14, 2017 4 Min Read

What makes a good corporate video? The answer to that question often depends on your business’s goals, values and the..

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The Only Video Pre-Production Checklist You'll Need

August 14, 2017 4 Min Read

What’s the first thing you want to do after you come up with a great idea for a video? If you’re like many, you..

Do I Need Professional Talent for My Video?

June 20, 2017 4 Min Read

When one talks about talent for a video production, this typically refers to individuals with the charisma and presence..


The Importance of Video Testimonials

May 30, 2017 4 Min Read

Happy customers are some of the best marketing resources you have at your disposal — who better to sell to your future..

How to Make Engaging Training Videos

March 20, 2017 8 Min Read

One of the biggest struggles with corporate training is getting people to pay attention. The old days of college..

Green Screen Mistakes and How to Never Make Them

February 17, 2017 3 Min Read

If you’re making a corporate or educational video, there’s a good chance you’ll want to use a green screen. A green..


5 Reasons Why Your Corporate Event Needs a Videographer

February 15, 2017 3 Min Read

If you’ve got a corporate event coming up, you’ll want to capture it with proper corporate event video production,..


Choosing a Video Production Company

February 13, 2017 2 Min Read

In order to find the best corporate video or educational video production companies in Oklahoma City and beyond, you..


What to Consider When Creating Your Video Production Budget

January 30, 2017 4 Min Read

Before you create your next video, you need to know how to create a video production budget. The cost of short video..

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking Head Videos

January 24, 2017 4 Min Read

A creative talking head video can do a lot for your business, whether you’re using it to publicize your brand, instruct..

How to Master Visual Storytelling: Video Editing Tips and Tricks

December 15, 2016 8 Min Read

A well-made video tells a story effortlessly. Everything about the sights and sounds on the screen draws viewers in and..

Adobe Premiere Tips and Tricks

October 25, 2016 2 Min Read

Stepping into the world of video editing and production can be intimidating even for the most passionate industry..

6 Tools Every New Video Professional Should Use

October 7, 2016 3 Min Read

In the world of video production, it’s easy to get bogged down in the ocean of products and programs available in the..

Add Drones to Your Video Project

September 30, 2016 3 Min Read

Imagine this.. [FADE IN] The fading sun casts its last, fleeting bits of warmth onto dilapidated rooftops. A street..

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