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Business and Inspiration
July 29, 2020

Introducing our Harbor Media Initiative

For all of the challenges that have come with living through a pandemic, something magical has happened in the production industry as a direct result. This spring, when shoots (and the nation) came to a standstill due to COVID-19, we began filling our calendars with conversations. And just like that, we broke the glass ceiling of networking: We proved that…
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July 20, 2020

Why We Strive to “Be a Blessing”

The photo above is from "National Donut Day" and we wrote a note to everyone on set to remind them, "We donut know what we'd do without YOU". Remember to be a blessing   If you know Grey House, you know that it was inspired by (and named after!) the little grey farmhouse where I spent my formative years. (The…
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Business and Inspiration
April 16, 2020

Digital Asset Management 101

As we posted recently, GHP runs almost exclusively from the cloud. So when it comes to digital asset management (DAM), we’re only as good as our ability to pull assets as needed. Considering the thousands upon thousands of assets we deal with on a single shoot (and multiple clients throughout month!), organization and DAM is everything — which is why…
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Business and Inspiration
March 20, 2020

Creativity in Chaos: 5 ways we are redefining how productions happen during COVID-19

TO OUR DEAR CLIENTS, PARTNERS AND FRIENDS,  It’s hard to believe that just one week ago, I was out on a shoot in Atlanta when the national emergency surrounding COVID-19 was declared. Since returning home, like many of you, I’ve been taking things day by day, working with my team to reschedule (and, in some cases, cancel) jobs that we’d…
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Business and InspirationPodcast Notes
March 16, 2020

Automations in Production, The Power of a Pause + the Role of Motion in Advertising.

Earlier this year Heather Elder asked to interview our CEO and Founder, Hannah Soto. Below are the show notes and a link to listen to the full episode. Please Note: This interview took place before the COVID-19 outbreak. Listen to the Full Episode Here and wherever you stream your podcasts   Hannah is Founder and CEO of Grey House Productions, a…
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Business and Inspiration
September 24, 2019

Why We Run our Business from the Cloud 

The other day, I was having a discussion with Emily Madigan, a local digital consultant and one of our go-tos for tech and organizational system expertise. We were trying to imagine a time before we did everything “in the cloud,” and honestly, what we kept coming back to was, “How did we ever do it before?!” From asset sharing to…
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Business and Inspiration
August 29, 2019

Saying No to Get To Yes

Image by Nuova Photo, courtesy of The Workbook. Right to left: GHP Founder, Hannah Soto speaking with photographers Andy Goodwin and Ross Floyd. When a client asks for a certain caliber of shoot within a certain budget and timeline ... I work really hard to never have to say “No” — which means I have to get creative to manage…
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Business and Inspiration
August 5, 2019

10 Apps We Use on Every Shoot

Staying three steps ahead isn’t just one of our core values — it’s an everyday practice.   And for us, a big part of staying savvy means keeping up with the latest production-friendly apps. Here’s our top ten list of apps we use on every shoot — and often in between, too.
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April 23, 2019

It’s Easy Being Green: Practicing Sustainability On Set

Earth Day is a natural reminder to think about our daily approach to sustainability and recycling. But when so much of our day-to-day is spent on set, the good habits we practice at home don’t always translate. Though we still have a long ways to go toward zero waste on set, we’ve managed to incorporate some key Earth-friendly practices into…
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April 16, 2019

The Workbook: Creative Expression

I was recently interviewed by The Workbook. Here is the extended length of the feature interview.   How did you become involved with producing? Please describe your journey. It really first began when I was producing my own photo shoots back in 2010. But, of course, I had no idea what true production was. I was just doing what came…
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