how The Mandalorian was shot: is virtual production the future of filmmaking?

Today launches the second season of Disney+’s immensely popular (and meme-generating) The Mandalorian. Millions around the world celebrate the return of Baby Yoda and ruminate on the possible appearance of one Boba Fett. It is well known that Star Wars films have a legacy of innovations in production. Arguably each Star Wars movie has brought forth another giant leap in …

Complete list of Dayton bands/artists who submitted to the Free Music Video contest!

In another thanks to all the local talent we had the opportunity to listen to, we wanted to give recognition to every artist. Here is a full alphabetized list of every Dayton band/artist/musician/songwriter that entered the our FREE Music Video Contest: ___ Alyssa Hanson is an independent soulful folk style singer-songwriter with an album on the way! Listen to her …

Music Video Contest: Three Runners Up

We would like to give a huge shout out to every incredible artist that made submission to our FREE music video contest! This was an extremely difficult decision for us to make but we would like to thank our runners up in the competition for all of their hard work and amazing music. Seriously, Dayton has some crazy talented artists …

FREE Music Video Contest WINNER!

First, we want to thank all the Dayton artists and bands who submitted their music for our FREE music video contest. This was definitely a hard decision for us to make, considering the amount of talent that was submitted but we finally have a WINNER! We are pleased to announce that the band we have chosen as the winner is …

small but mighty

ruef Design is a small digital marketing company with a huge range of skills and services, which means low overhead compared to the large or even mid-size marketing agencies. We like to speak directly to our clients, because we are the ones doing the creative work. There’s no need to play telephone between the account executive, the strategy team, the …

there’s more to your company’s story than just what you sell

The term “company culture” has become an increasingly popular buzzword over the past several years. This has sparked an interest in many companies across the country to create or define a culture, often focusing on employee health, internal communications, environmental and community efforts, commitments to product and service quality, and so on. Company culture – which can be loosely defined …

evaluating the value of your marketing budget – how did you spend 2017?

evaluating the value of your marketing budget – how did you spend 2017?

It’s the time of the year businesses tend to look back on the marketing and communications strategies performed in 2017; where did these strategies succeed? Where did they fail? Was money wasted on unsuccessful campaigns? Were there missed opportunities? Things you wanted to achieve that weren’t in the marketing budget? Ideas that were pitched that seemed lofty or unattainable? Here …