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Three young boys cooking.

NCPTA's Breakfast After the Bell

Remember when you were a kid, and used to skip breakfast, or just pop a doughnut or cinnamon bun on the way to school?

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2021 Hearts of Gold Gala - Ronald McDonald House of Durham & Wake

2021 Hearts of Gold Gala
Ronald McDonald House of Durham & Wake

Each year, Ronald McDonald House of Durham & Wake holds a fundraising gala and for the last several years we've created several videos to be shown during the event.

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Logo and photo of the street sign for TROSA in Durham, North Carolina.

Streaming for TROSA

Several TROSA residents graduate for the program every quarter, and they hold a graduation exercise in their gymnasium. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions...

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A live webcast being produced at a tennis club in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Tennis Anyone?

This year so many charity events were relegated to online 'virtual' status. One of these was the annual event for Abilities Tennis of North Carolina...

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A culinary student chopping broccoli.

Culinary Arts

In this episode of the US Careers Online series, we highlight the Culinary Arts Program at Alamance Community College. We shot at ACC in their...

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A technician being elevated in a scissor lift.

An Uplifting Project

OK, cheesy post title aside, this project is a continuation of our series for US Careers Online. We’re continually finding out about career choices out...

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A building in Winchester, England.

Working in England. That’s right…England.

After spending a few days in Atlanta, we got back just in time to pack for our flight over to England, pushing us way out...

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A live webcast being produced at a tennis club in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Tennis Anyone?

This year so many charity events were relegated to online 'virtual' status. One of these was the annual event for Abilities Tennis of North Carolina...

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A young plumbing student working in a demo house at school.

Plumbing – An Excellent Career Choice

First, the facts – As of 2011, plumbers working in the United States made an average of $51,830, or about $24.92 per hour, according to...

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A student welding at school.

US Careers Online

US Careers Online has chosen creative illusions Productions to be their production partner. Our task is to help procure funding for each video project, and...

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A mother and her son and daughter goofing around.

Big Mac Jingle Challenge Outtakes

In a recent project involving regional McDonald’s restaurant owners, our client took the opportunity to have a little fun. I mean, since you’ve got a...

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Cartoon super hero flying toward you from the Earth.

Game Localization – Pt 2

さて、日本版は出ていて、私たちはその写真を Oh, wait… Sorry…force of recent habit. Let’s try again – Well, the Japanese version of the XLOC video is out, and we’ve been sent a...

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A mother and her two sons being interviewed at a Ronald McDonald House.

Is all that stuff necessary?

Our first thoughts on this subject came when Kim met with the head of BellSouth Corporate HQ’s A/V Services to work on her very first...

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A live webcast being produced.

Live Webcasting

In a previous post, I was ranting about the video production industry paradigm brought over from the Hollywood model – waste. Another area that has...

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Several people being interviewed in a green screen studio.

Quality?

A well meaning client recently mentioned that they noticed that we tend to emphasize the cost aspect of our work, rather than the quality. The...

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A cartoon super hero running.

Game Localization – It’s a thing.

When we were first contacted about creating an informative Trade Show video for Raleigh based XLOC, makers of an excellent tool to aid the computer...

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Two people rappelling down the side of a building in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.

‘Over The Edge’ for Kidznotes!

Kidznotes is a music for social change program based on the El Sistema model of youth orchestras, which started in Venezuela and has now spread...

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A food truck owner being interviewed in front of his truck in Raleigh, North Carolina

STREET FOODIE DIARIES

‘Street Foodie Diaries’ began as a college intern project that creative illusions Productions supports each summer. Originally there was to be only three video episodes...

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A man screaming during a work accident.

‘The Ripple Effect’ – Safety Training with a Personal Touch

creative illusions Productions is often brought in to help a company create safety videos to capture the attention of the employees and make them more...

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Picture of a man painting house trim.

retrofitTV highlights our US Careers Online – ‘Painter’ video

Just finished up another in our continuing series for US Careers Online, and this one is getting sudden recognition. retrofitTV has featured the video on it’s channel, as...

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