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Oneness Family School Promotional Videos

After producing a series of promotional videos for Oneness Family School, a Montessori school, I sat down with the Director of Admissions and Marketing, Chris McLeod, who worked directly with our team on this project. You can watch the promotional videos the MLP team produced on Culture, Language, and Mathematics. Learn more by […]

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Summer Interns

Summer interns are a time-honored tradition here in DC. Bright young college students flock to the District, getting their internships on the Hill, with think tanks, and with the numerous NGOs in Washington. Mark Leisher Productions is no exception. For the past few years we’ve been taking on summer interns […]

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A Realtor’s Guide to Video

Last week we had the fun opportunity to do a quick walkthrough video of a luxury home in Alexandria Virginia. In the past we’ve done our share of architectural photography and beauty shots, but this was our first foray into luxury real estate listings. Our goal was to capture the […]

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Unmanned Aircraft Systems & Video Production

What Part 107 means for Mark Leisher Productions. Last Tuesday the Federal Aviation Administration finalized its first operational rules for commercial use of small, unmanned aircraft systems. For those saying “Huh?” unmanned aircraft systems are better known as drones. These new rules offer safety regulations and are designed to minimize […]

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Digital Marketing Trends for 2016

It’s hard to believe that we’re already halfway through 2016. It seems like just yesterday I was writing about the social media trends that were starting to emerge in the new year. Now that we’re midway through June, let’s take a look at the digital marketing trends that have proved dominant […]

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Filming in the DMV

Ever wonder why, in major summer blockbusters, DC tends look suspiciously like Baltimore, Philadelphia, or even Toronto? Well, that’s because even though filmmakers love to set movies in DC, they don’t really like to film here. Not for lack of scenery! We’ve got monuments, museums, architecture, nightlife… But we’ve also […]

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Kickstarter vs Indiegogo

When our clients are planning a crowdfunding campaign, we’re often asked which platform we think is best for their project, Kickstarter or Indiegogo? Kickstarter has the name recognition (it’s the Kleenex or Xerox of the crowdfunding world), but is it the better platform? What are the benefits and drawbacks to […]

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