Ideas & Insight

Video For Fundraising

August 21 2018 // Education Video For Fundraising

If you’re one of the 1.5 million non-profits registered in the United States, you have a lot of competition for charitable donations. It’s also you likely have a compelling story to share, whether it’s how your organization has helped someone overcome obstacles or how you could potentially bring lasting change to your community. Video is the most compelling way to share these stories and inspire your audience to make a donation. A study conducted by Google found...

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Creating a Killer Spot With Measurable Results

October 31 2017 // Strategy Creating a Killer Spot With Measurable Results

Our client Greater Iowa Credit Union came to us with an idea. They did the research and learned that a large segment of their target demographic were viewers of the show “The Walking Dead.” So why not reach that audience using a wisecracking pair of walking dead?  And that’s where Applied Art came in. We worked with Greater Iowa to create a killer spot for their killer mobile banking app. And beyond fulfilling many a team member’s bucket list item to work with zombies, we also created a

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Behind the Hoopla

December 1 2015 // Work Behind the Hoopla

Here at Applied Art, we enjoy sharing the “story behind the story,” every now and then. Here’s a glimpse “Behind the Hoopla.” The opportunity to partner with Strategic America and The Iowa Lottery Authority is always one we enjoy. The concept was to showcase Santa shooting hoops at Wells Fargo Arena since tickets to the college men’s basketball tournament there next March were prizes in the lottery promotion. In theory, it sounded somewhat simple. Just put a guy in a Santa suit and have him shoot some hoops. Easy right? First we had to find the...

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Museum Interactives

April 25 2013 // Work

The Danish Immigrant Museum in Elk Horn, Iowa, held its fourth annual Spring Open House on Saturday, April 20th. The open house launched the museum's new exhibition Danish Modern: Design for Living, which features Danish design from the 50s and 60s. Some characteristics of Danish Modern include a beautiful fusion of form and function, and flawless craftsmanship that ensures the high quality of this functional art. The museum requested Applied Art to create AV interactives for the Danish Modern exhibit, for which Applied Art provided all of the hardware. The Danish Design Today interactive, located on...

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Hollywood Undead "We Are" Directors Cut

February 7 2013 // Work Hollywood Undead "We Are" Directors Cut

Check out this exclusive Revolver Magazine premiere of Hollywood Undead's "We Are" music video, complete with commentary by the director, Slipknot's Shawn "Clown" Crahan. This is the official director's cut version of the music video with Clown's interview shot here in HD in the Applied Art & Technology studio. The music video was directed by Clown and shot on location in LA. Both the director's cut of the music video as well as the commentary version seen here were edited on at Applied Art. Revolver Magazine exclusive Applied...

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