15 Sep 2020

We took a little hiatus from blogging this summer, but we’re back and want to talk about a documentary short we filmed in 2016 that keeps finding new audiences in 2020. Nothing Compares follows Julian Stefoni, the lead singer of a Prince tribute band, in the months following Prince’s…

Read More

15 Apr 2020

With the rise in popularity of video as a tool to convey your organization’s mission and values, chances are that at some point, you’ll have to sit down for an on-camera interview. Recently, we shared 5 tips to help you prepare for your interview, and we wanted to delve…

Read More

08 Apr 2020

We’ve interviewed hundreds of people over the years at Long Haul Films: everyone from small business owners to global CEOs. While some people love the limelight, we’ve found that the majority of people experience at least a little bit of apprehension in front of the camera. With the rise…

Read More

11 Mar 2020

We wrote a book! Going Deeper is for anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of how to craft engaging, truly entertaining videos that will catch people’s attention and communicate something meaningful about their product or service. This is a guide for marketers, entrepreneurs, business owners, social media…

Read More

17 Feb 2020

Deeper Connections: MJ Dubarr

Deeper Connections is a regular series where we get the chance to introduce you to friends and colleagues whose work we love, and who we love to work with. You may meet them if you collaborate with us, you may want to hire them yourself, and you’ll definitely want…

Read More

19 Sep 2019

Welcome to Deeper Connections, a new monthly series where we’ll introduce you to friends and colleagues whose work we love, and who we love to work with. You may meet them if you collaborate with us, you may want to hire them yourself, and you’ll definitely want to learn…

Read More

18 Jun 2019
Behind the scenes photo- Blue Suede

Creativity is our word of 2019 and nothing is more creative than making a music video. That’s why we decided to hold a competition this year and choose one artist to work with FOR FREE on a music video. We received some incredible submissions, and the decision wan’t easy….

Read More

22 Apr 2019

The day we filmed Orchid Quartet’s music video Summertime felt like the first day of spring after an unusually cool and rainy Los Angeles winter. Two days before the shoot, the city was doused by an all-day storm. Yet, somehow, the day of our shoot broke clear and sunny….

Read More

05 Apr 2019

Last year, we decided to create a statement of core values that could be shared with free lance crew members and new clients. This felt like an important thing to do in the age of #metoo. I’m a woman who runs a company and directs movies. I believe in…

Read More

21 Feb 2019

Last year, South by Southwest identified the rise of short form documentary video content as a major trend. We love when a client says they’d like to commission a documentary, which is happening more frequently as brands become aware of the power of sharing their stories, rather than advertising…

Read More

20 Feb 2019

Female Forward Filmmaking

Since the start of Long Haul Films, we’ve done something quite naturally that has evolved into a bigger practice that we call “female forward filmmaking”. It’s a focus on featuring strong and empowered women in front of the camera, and working with them behind the camera.  As with most…

Read More