University of San Francisco – Sustainability Video

Green Impact hired Northcutt Productions as their video production partner to produce Green Happens Here, a short video to promote the launch of University of San Francisco’s Office of Sustainability. Our challenge was to speak to a wide range of constituents. Our strategy was to align environmental sustainability with the broader mission and values of the Jesuit University.

Patsy Northcutt: Director/Editor & Co-Writer/Producer
Client: Green Impact/University of San Francisco
Co-Writer/Producer: Deborah Fleischer, Green Impact

Falling Awake – Rebranding & Communications Strategy

Led rebranding and communication strategy development project. Role included:
• Rebranding the look and feel of Falling Awake, including logo, color palette, font and images.
• Creation of new FallingAwake.com website, a website that combined three websites into one, including writing and messaging development, direction of design and user interface, and project management and team leadership.
• Consultation on social media strategy and business development.
• Concept to completion video production of embedded videos.

Patsy Northcutt: Creative Strategist / Producer
Client: Dave Ellis Leadership

HP – Technology Vision Video

Do What Matters Most | HP PPS Technology Vision
HP wanted to communicate some of the technologies they have in the pipeline. Set in 2020, a father and daughter take a road trip down the famous Route 66 and enjoy a variety of future technologies along the way. Double Shot Creative hired Northcutt Productions to edit, provide a team of visual effects artists, and direct the effects and color grading.

Patsy Northcutt: Editor/Post-Production Supervisor
Client: Double Shot Creative/HP
Creative Director: Patty Tulloch

Music: “Best Days of Our Lives” by Right The Stars (Google Play • iTunesAmazonMP3eMusic)

Apple – New Product Marketing Videos

Northcutt Productions produced a series of five new product case study videos for Apple, shot in different locations around the U.S., for use in marketing and PR.

Patsy Northcutt: Director/Producer
Client: Apple

Bioneers Conference – Multi-Camera Live Satellite Feed

Northcutt Productions directed and produced the four-camera live satellite feed and webcast of the National Bioneers Conference’ (2001-2010) keynote speeches and main stage music and dance performances. We provided the video crew, equipment and engineering team for the project. Much of this work can be found on the Bioneers YouTube Channel.

We also produced a marketing video: Meet the Bioneers: Turning Vision into Action; edited half hour programs that aired on Free Speech TV and LinkTV; and produced DVDs for sale at the Bioneers store.

Patsy Northcutt: Live Switch Director/Producer/Editor
Client: Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature

“Patsy worked with us at Bioneers for 10 years and she is a joy to collaborate with. The teams she assembled are skillful, mature and gifted team players, and she adapted styles and approaches that improved our media products year after year. Our team loved working with her, and found her to be consistently creative, professional and responsive to suggestions. If you’re considering working with Northcutt Productions, I’d say go for it!”

Nina Simons
President and Co-Founder, Bioneers/CHI

Northcutt Bioneers work samples on YouTube (a partial list):

Janine Benyus – Biomimicry: Emulating Life’s Genius and Grace

Janine Benyus – What Life Knows

Destiny Arts Youth Performance Company-Story of Stuff
The last several minutes of Destiny Arts’ dance performance (starting 9 minutes in), is the most dynamic example of our team’s live switch work among these samples.

Paul Hawken – The Other Superpower
Paul Hawken is also a client and we worked closely with him to create the animation with original music within the above speech.

Van Jones – Towards a Green Alliance: Birthing a New Politics

Van Jones – The Marriage of Social Justice & Environmental Protection

Terry Tempest Williams – The Open Space of Democracy

David Suzuki – Restoring Life’s Fabric

Holly Near Sings “The Souls Are Coming Back”

Sarah Crowell – The Courage to Walk in Beauty

Nina Simons – Women, Purpose and Power

Chief Oren Lyons – The Roots of American Democracy

Annie Leonard – The Story of Stuff

Wallace J. Nichols – A Brave New Ocean, or an Ocean Revolution?

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