Some thoughts about filmmaking, creativity, and what keeps us inspired.

Redefining Relevant Commercials with Ryan Riess

Advertising has always been about finding your audience where they are and speaking to them in a way that connects. That’s never been more important than it is in 2020. And what’s relevant has never changed faster.

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Marketing Conversations Episode 1: Morgan Hirsh of Public Goods

In our first show, we talk marketing videos with Morgan Hirsh, the founder and CEO of Public Goods. Their story of adapting their advertising to fit the constraints of suddenly changing rules should inspire any marketer.

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Introducing: Marketing Conversations with LampHouse Films!

We love a lot of things about what we do. One of them is all the interactions we get to have with marketing pros in countless different industries. Their insights inspire and inform our work, and collaborating with them is always a pleasure.

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What Does Your Home Say About You?: From Script to Screen

We tend to think of creativity as a skill of the imagination. There’s a special cultural mythos built around “idea people” – those who can envision something extraordinary – and there’s some validity to that. But it’s a tiny part of the battle.

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Send a Rose: Acts of Community in a Difficult Time

If there was ever a time for sharing whatever you have to offer, it’s now. Individuals and companies in our community and everywhere else are showing their generosity and ingenuity, pivoting to give what they can to help others in this time.

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Marketing in Good Times and Bad

It’s a Strange Time for Marketing It’s a sobering time for all of us. Besides feeling isolated, and concerned for […]

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Claiming the Narrative: Films as Love Letters

Every film we do is, in a sense, a passion project. We bring the same level of attention and excitement to every film. But a few films are “passion projects” in the sense that we are our own client. It’s our idea, our own need, that kickstarts the project.

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Snyder Furniture: Inspired by Excellence

All forms of creating can inspire each other. Books can inspire music, and architecture can inspire paintings. So when we got the chance to work with Snyder’s furniture – a high-quality customizable furniture maker – we knew that the care and creativity they put into their products was going to inspire some of our best work.

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Going Bigger: Filming a Horse and a Baby

After outlast round of films for PSECU, we sat down in Josh Henry’s office and scrutinized them. They were some of the best work we’d ever done. We loved them. The client loved them. They looked great and made PSECU look great. We wanted to do even better.

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Bringing Films to Pennsylvania

Cultivating a world class industry deeply rooted here in our home state is one of our foundational priorities, and the people we’ve gotten to work with over the last few years have only deepened our belief that Pennsylvania creatives, crew, and talent have a lot to share with the world.

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Movie-Makers Make Great Commercials

This series was a little more challenging – raising awareness for PSECU’s Visa Balance Transfer. The concept is simple – consolidate your credit cards into one low-interest account – but doesn’t come with the same kind of built-in visual appeal that the credit card itself does.

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Filming a Metaphor: PSECU’s Visa Balance Transfer

This series was a little more challenging – raising awareness for PSECU’s Visa Balance Transfer. The concept is simple – consolidate your credit cards into one low-interest account – but doesn’t come with the same kind of built-in visual appeal that the credit card itself does.

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