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Allen Henderson

Flat Design Fun

What is flat design? It's an art style you've probably seen but maybe didn't know the name for. It's a minimalist, two-dimensional illustration and animation style, sometimes known for use of bright color schemes. It's a graphic design skill I've honed over time, largely because I enjoy creating this style of artwork. It's fun and casual and is great for ...

Call the Fire Department

I was fortunate enough to be able to volunteer my video services this year to a local non-profit called WARM. The Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry's mission is to complete desperately needed home repairs for low income homeowners in New Hanover and the surrounding counties. While I was at project sites I got to watch the Wilmington Fire Department putting their ...

Video Beats PowerPoint

This year I worked with a startup trying to get an experimental idea off the ground. It involved trying to build an open network of podcasts and aggregating their audiences by topic and geography. The idea was to offer more traditional advertising agency services for these availabilities, placing ads directly rather than relying on a platform to inject those ads. ...

Beyond Whiteboard

Whiteboard style corporate videos are certainly useful ways to get information across. But they are often somewhat automated and aren't necessarily what you may be wanting to grab and keep the audience's attention. In this series of animated videos I incorporated a color scheme reminiscent of whiteboard style videos, along with an "upgraded" stick-figure theme to find a good happy ...

Festival Promotion

It's hard to count the number of reasons it's great living in the Wilmington area. We have multiple beach communities, a beautiful downtown and riverfront, ample farmers' markets and a vibrant business community. We also have a plethora of quality festivals. This is in addition to the large events like Azalea Festival or RiverFest. The area hosts many unique festivals ...

Training Videos Grease Wheels

Training videos aren't the first thing that come to mind when people think of high profile video production work. But sometimes effective communication just has to take the form of a vanilla walkthrough of your software, a hands-on explanation of your hardware, or a review of workplace safety procedures. These kinds of videos help grease the wheels of commerce. They ...

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Welcome to Wilmington Area Media. My name is Allen Henderson and this is my company. Before incorporating I had been offering freelance video production and website services out of Wilmington, North Carolina. Under my company's umbrella I offer corporate and small business media services. This includes television and online advertisement production, corporate and social media content creation, copywriting and Wordpress ...