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10 Reasons we love being Video Producers

Seems like everyone is doing their own top 10 lists.  So in the interest of “represtin’” the video creatives, here are the top 10 reasons why White Knuckle loves to create video. 10.  We’re  almost always doing something different. Just take this week for an example. On Monday we were working in premiere editing some incredible footage, Tuesday we were interviewing […]

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Diversity of projects make the world go round…

Here’s  some of the projects we have recently completed.   A bunch more amazing projects are in the works. x https://vimeo.com/81863138 Josh and Nichole’s beautiful wedding was a joy to film.  What a beautiful couple and venue. x https://vimeo.com/81276752 Willapa Hills Farmstead and Artisan Cheese in beautiful Southwest Washington.  This was the first of six […]

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Think Deeply…

When White Knuckle started, we had very few jobs, but tons of time, energy, and passion.  We wanted to create amazing video and an awesomely successful company.  As such, we spent countless hours strategizing around a giant white board in the spare bedroom of my house.   We had plans to get new clients and […]

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Video Production: How to reach the “Next Level”

The price of entry into the video market keeps getting lower and lower.  From the Red, to the 5D to the Black Magic Cinema Camera, the power to create incredible video keeps getting more and more accessible.  Heck, even the latest GoPro can film in 2.5K.   Anyone with money (or a credit card) can […]

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The Real Power of Video…

I never sell video. Oh sure, I meet with clients and  explain the benefits of having a quality video, but I won’t sell it if I feel they have no need. I never try to talk someone into getting an expensive video just to increase our bottom line. That being said, I feel that video […]

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Where in the World is Marshall Burgtorf

We have been getting a lot of questions asking where Marshall is and what he’s doing.  Allow me to answer some of those questions. 1.  Where in the world is Marshall? Marshall is in the north of Iraq, in a region called Kurdistan. 2. What the heck is he doing there? In 2011 Marshall went […]

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The Latest From White Knuckle

x https://vimeo.com/73779885 Kuk chocolate is a chocolate producer from Portland.  We had the privilege of producing his Kickstarter video. x https://vimeo.com/73955607 Hood River Blueberry- A fun video we did as part of the Whole Food Market, Local Producer Loan Program series. x https://vimeo.com/73957271 Brew Dr. Kombucha and Townshend Tea- A fun video we did as part of […]

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Paper (pixels) are the cheapest thing you have

When most people think about video production, they think about the big sets, the sense of community, the creative energy, and the excitement.  While these things are certainly awesome, we have found that this is not where the production succeeds or fails.  There is something more, something a little less glamorous that really  determines the […]

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More Oregon Video Production

We love it when we’re busy, and we have been.  Here’s the latest. x https://vimeo.com/70665087 The client wanted a video to show just how easy it is to travel from the neighboring city to save a whole bunch of money on a vehicle.  This is what our crew came up with. x https://vimeo.com/70645045 Finally, we […]

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A Professional “Crisis Moment” on Linked In

My Linked in home page is constantly updating me about my friends and colleagues:  people that I know well, and some that I don’t. I am often amazed by the skills that are added to people’s profiles.  I find myself saying, “I know that guy.   He may have a Facebook account, but that doesn’t mean he’s […]

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