“The Heart Of It All”

Some of the most rewarding video productions we get to work on are awareness and fundraising videos for non-profits. Reaching an audience on an emotional level and motivating them to donate to the worthwhile cause can sometimes be a challenge in this video saturated world. You have to capture the audience’s attention right away, especially when playing in a large room full of people. read more

Where Do We Gogo From Here

Have you ever been handed a pile of papers and told to organize it? Or given a project that’s already started, and told to complete it? Or given a project that’s already started, and told to complete it? read more

Cool Stuff

I’ll be the first to admit that I got the chills while editing the series of videos promoting the annual fundraiser, Polar Plunge for the Special Olympics. Screening through shot after shot of enthusiastic people jumping into freezing water reinforced my belief that these people are all a bit crazy, but really dedicated to helping others. read more

Painting a Clearer Picture

The arts education I received in school is an integral part of who I am. Without an introduction to art in grade school, the well rounded arts programs at my public high school, and dedicated and knowledgeable fine art and theater teachers, I may never have found my skills with moving pictures and I would not be where I am today. read more

Georgetown University – Beyond Bricks & Mortar

It's been years since Jeff Evenson and Ed Pickart of motionpost have stepped foot in a university classroom. But for the past three years, they've been working on a masters of science in finance program, not for themselves, but for the students who are enrolled in Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. read more

When I was a kid…

Grandparents and parents have a gift of bringing up the good ol’ days and telling their younger audiences how good/hard/challenging/simple it was compared to today. And though we may roll our eyes or remind them we’ve heard that story before, it is that family history that defines us. read more
Listen To This

Listen To This

You're alone, in a small, insulated room. The only connection to the outside world is through the large headset you are wearing. You speak directly into the microphone in front of you, with your crisp voice almost startling you as you hear your voice for the first time through the headset. read more

Problem Solvers

We like to think of ourselves as problem solvers when clients come to us with a video challenge. Such was the case with a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) that was brought to us by Jasculca Terman PR. This important PSA is currently being used as a part of an educational curriculum and state bill campaign to prevent child sexual abuse. read more

Model Behavior

At Motion Post, we wear many hats. One day we are producers, another day, directors. And yet another day, we are editors. For some projects, we may wear all three hats. For a unique project brought to us by Agency Galatea, a Chicago modeling and talent agency, we put on our editor's hat. read more

Say Cheese! Or Pepperoni…or Pasta…

Selfies -- we’ve all seen people taking them. We’ve most likely have been included in them. Remembering and sharing the moment, the place, and whom we are with is why we take these photos. That’s exactly the idea we had in mind when writing up the treatment for a :30 spot for Chicago’s Italian restaurant, Bella Luna. read more