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Hansen and Miller: Tubbs Fire 30 Second Commercial Spot

The Santa Rosa law firm of Hansen and Miller called on us to produce a series of commercials targeting those who, like attorney Roy Miller, lost their homes, loved ones, or suffered other damage in the Tubbs fire in early October of 2017. This is one of the short spots we produced for them.

Santa Rosa Symphony: New Conductor Promo Video

We always feel blessed to work with the wonderfully talented folks at the Santa Rosa Symphony. With Director Bruno Ferrandis’ departure, the Symphony auditioned five awesome candidates for Director over a period of six months, assigning each one the task of conducting the Symphony in performance of challenging pieces. The public was actively invited to participate in the selection process, and to help generate interest (and concert attendance), we poduced five promo videos featuring the Symphony’s Historian, Kayleen Asbo, bringing insight and anticipation for each of the concerts.

Here is one of the videos we produced in this series for the Symphony.

Leaders of the North Bay 2017

It’s always such a pleasure to work with Cynthia Murray at the North Bay Leadership Council each year in honoring organizations and individuals who exemplify the best of what it means to be a leader in the North Bay region, north of San Francisco. This year’s awardees continue the tradition, and we are pleased to present their videos here. Enjoy!

First up, the Pepperwood Preserve in Sonoma County. In light of their work around global warming and increasing drought, it was especially poignant to learn how much of the Preserve was burned by the Tubbs fire only two weeks after we recorded this video.


The Maker Movement is old and new at the same time, and Patrick Harper of Keysight Technologies was instrumental in creating a special place in Sonoma County for Makers to congregate and to, well, make things.


Teen Services Sonoma was this year’s awardee for “Empowering the Latino Community” but they provide much needed employment readiness training and job opportunities for all teens in the Sonoma city area.


New this year was the award “From Red Tape to Red Carpet: Leadership in Government” honoring effective, innovative leadership in local government. Kimberly Carroll was the first recipient of this award, and rightfully so for her work toward upping both new landlord buy-in and tenant satisfaction with low income housing in Marin County.


This year’s awardee for Community Building was Susan McQuaid of Marin CASA, a unique and under appreciated organization providing advocacy and support services to children who, usually through no fault of their own, find themselves in the court system with little to no options. Their work as advocates truly changes lives.