Category : Just For Fun

Amazing 4th of July Fireworks footage

Are you just like us, too excited to wait for the fireworks show this year? Feel free to take a gander at some of our amazing 4th of July fireworks footage just to get you in the mood for the show! Add it to our fireworks audio and it’s just like you were there! For

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VideoBlocks Ambassador: Bohus Blahut

New and exciting things are happening here at VideoBlocks and we’re excited to share! We’re just starting to launch a VideoBlocks Ambassador program. The idea is to take some of our more engaged and engaging users and let them tell their story. How do they use stock media? Where do they think the media industry

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Block Head Spotlight: Samantha Mackey

Here at Video Blocks, one of our greatest achievements has been hiring an amazing team of employees to keep this company moving forward. We call them Block Heads or Blockies, and we think it’s about time to start putting our employees in the spotlight! On each employee’s birthday we’ll give you a look at his/her

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New Feature Announce: How To Create Project Bins

Video Blocks new project bin feature makes organizing clips for a project or collecting your favorites a breeze! Use bins to consolidate and label clips right inside the Video Blocks interface. Add clips to bins, name bins, and download from bins to more easily keep track of footage. All it takes is a Video Blocks

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How Bonobos Made Video Their Own: A Video Blocks Exclusive

After shining some light on Bonobos (and their viral April Fools video) as an example of best-in-class branding and content marketing in the pages of Fast Company last month, I wanted to learn more about how exactly they achieved such standings. The answer, according to Bonobos vice president of marketing Craig Elbert, has had much

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Create Your Own “Cosmos” Series With Video Blocks

13.8 Billlion Years in the making, “Cosmos,” premiered March 9 on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other corporate cousins. The premiere was the largest global launch ever for a television series! Produced by Seth Macfarlane, the new century version of Carl Sagan’s popular 1980 documentary series is narrated and guided by astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson,

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Designing True Detective: The Hidden Subtext Behind TV’s Smartest Series

HBO’s newest cult hit delivers more than mystery and entertainment. Try symbolic genius. Technology Evolves, Audiences Follow Technologically, the film and television industries are advancing at breakneck speeds. While networks struggle to accommodate the demands of 1080 HD downloads, filmmakers have already begun shooting in 4K UHD—capturing four times the pixel resolution in every graphic.

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Going For Gold – Video Blocks Goes Sledding A La Sochi

It’s a good guess that everyone watched at least a little of the Sochi Olympics last week when “Snowmaggedon” trapped the DC metro area indoors.       Perhaps it was the speed skating, curling or ski jumping… or maybe (office mascot) Mori’s participation in an imaginary Iditarod — something inspired some serious fun.  

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