Steve Agnew

Unlock the Benefits of a Virtual College Tour with Video

Virtual college tours were always a nice-to-have, but the pandemic catapulted them into must-have status. Fresh-faced, starry-eyed high school graduates couldn’t visit their dream campuses in person, and traveling abroad to see universities was too expensive for most international students (as it always has been).  But the advantages of the virtual college tour have outlived …

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5 Tips for Creating an Unforgettable Nonprofit Video

Nonprofits solve some of the world’s toughest problems, but they don’t do it alone. Their efforts are often buttressed by a vast network of donors, volunteers, and allies across communities and government. Building strong relationships with this network is crucial for their success – and like all strong relationships, it starts with solid communication. As …

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8 Detailed Tips for Exterior and Interior Film Location Scouting

Tips for Film Location Scouting Perfect video doesn’t just happen.  Whether the camera is moving in a complicated arc through a nightclub, capturing a kayaker blasting through whitewater at sunset, or slowly dollying into the face of a CEO as she outlines next year’s corporate strategy, these shots all begin with a thorough location scout.  …

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2018 Year-in-Review

We thought we’d take a few minutes and look back at what a fun, interesting, challenging year 2018 was. Think of this as our annual Christmas letter but without any mention of the kids.   The year started with the opening of our new production studio in Herndon, Virginia. Bigger, better, faster, brighter, quieter and right …

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EPA shoot with a steadicam


We’re excited to see our most recent video for the EPA is now online. Working with the Horsley Witten Group, Rock Creek created this short educational video to help EPA promote Water and Wastewater Agency Response Networks. WARNs are mutual aid and resource sharing agreements that help utilities respond in emergencies or help with routine …

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Working with Aspen X

Rock Creek was busy in 2017 working on a variety of projects in support of the Aspen Institute’s Youth & Engagement Programs capturing interviews and gathering footage to create social media and promotional videos. In March, we followed a group of high school students through tours in and around DC, highlighted by a curated visit to the …

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What a year!

Wow!  2016 was a great year here at Rock Creek Productions — not only did we celebrate our 20th year in business, but we had a lot of fun, too.  We traveled to over 30 cities across the United States from Hanover, NH, to Pensacola, FL, from Austin, TX, to San Diego, CA, and Spokane, WA …

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Flexible Studio Space

Rock Creek just wrapped another studio shoot in which we created a mock news report for a National Defense University security exercise.  Here you can see a couple of images of our film production studio — the first showing the space and crew during a rehearsal and the second a screen-shot from the program itself. …

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Covid-19 Safe Level A Certification We adhere to Covid-safe practices. All employee and freelance cast and crew have passed, or are required to pass prior to entry, the Safe Sets International Level A certification course.