Teleprompter 101

December 16th, 2017 Vern Oakley

The following post was adapted from Vern Oakley’s book Leadership in Focus. Teleprompters are a mixed blessing. Technically, they’re meant to help on-camera performances by allowing the speaker to read from a prepared script. Using monitors and one-way mirrors, teleprompters display the text on an eye line so the speaker can keep his or head […]

Vern Oakley on Business Insanity Talk Radio

December 15th, 2017 Tribe Pictures

Vern Oakley was recently featured on Barry Moltz’s Business Insanity Talk Radio on WIND AM. The discussion includes: The power of video to impact company culture, the bottom line and the legacy of a leader. How to harness the power of video in your organization.\ What should the video be about? You can listen to […]

The Creative Constant in Film and Video

November 20th, 2017 Michael Chomet

Let’s talk about constants. The most famous mathematical constant is the speed of light: the universal speed limit. It may not be rocket science, but the time it takes to solve creative problems can also be considered a constant. In filmmaking, you can’t break this limit—at least not until someone finally invents the warp drive. […]

Tribe Pictures CEO Vern Oakley on the As Told By Nomads Podcast

November 17th, 2017 Tribe Pictures

Tribe CEO/Creative Director Vern Oakley was on the As Told By Nomads Podcast recently. To listen go here: https://uydmedia.com/how-to-bring-out-your-best-on-camera-with-vern-oakley/ Choice quote: “With over $160 billion spent in the U.S. alone on employee training and education, companies clearly need to make changes regarding how their connecting with their employees to make these investments worthwhile,” says ‘business artist’ Vern Oakley, […]

What Your Internal Video Team Really Thinks

November 15th, 2017 Vern Oakley

One big change over the last ten years is large corporations have much more sophisticated internal video capabilities, straddling various departments: marketing, communications, PR or social media. Since video is in-demand in all kinds of communications, most corporations have broad internal capabilities to address the various video projects that arise. This is a good development […]

Teleprompter 101

November 1st, 2017 Vern Oakley

The following post was adapted from Vern Oakley’s book Leadership in Focus. Teleprompters are a mixed blessing. Technically, they’re meant to help on-camera performances by allowing the speaker to read from a prepared script. Using monitors and one-way mirrors, teleprompters display the text on an eye line so the speaker can keep his or head […]

Vern Oakley on the How To Be Awesome at Your Job Podcast

October 20th, 2017 Vern Oakley

Tribe CEO, Vern Oakley, recently appreared on the How to Be Awesome at Your Job podcast with Pete Mockaitis, sharing his wisdom for connecting more sincerely whether you’re speaking on video or live. You’ll Learn: How breathing helps you release fear The optimal mindset for delivering a presentation The essential question to answer when designing […]

New Work: Washington and Lee University Video Series

October 11th, 2017 Vern Oakley

The Challenge: Washington and Lee University had a perception problem. Prospects, parents and even high school counselors had an outdated impression of the school. The University had the reputation of being conservative, remote, stuck in the past, and lacking diversity. Though perhaps true years ago, W&L had come a long way. It just needed its […]

Virtual Reality and 360° Video: What’s the Difference?

October 10th, 2017 Michael Chomet

VR & 360 video: What the heck’s the difference? There’s a tendency to conflate VR and 360, and I hope to clear up some of the differences between the two. To make matters more confusing, 360-degree video is sometimes referred to as “VR 360.” The two are very much related but have many differences in […]