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Case Studies

Small Business Administration - Office of Disaster Assistance 

Rock Creek was tasked with the script to screen production of nine promotional videos depicting a day-in-the-life of each of ODA's field offices located around the country, one informational video focused on the role of a loss verifier in the field and one promotional video for public audiences to raise awareness about the ODA and the people behind the organization.  Rock Creek pre-interviewed over 30 SBA employees and from those interviews wrote baseline scripts for each video in collaboration with key stakeholders.  The production team traveled to six states and interviewed over 50 SBA employees for the project as well as captured hundreds of hours of b-roll of the staff in the field and in their offices. The project required a keen attention to detail and exacting project and client management.

Award: Videographer

Better Built Together - Habitat For Humanity

Rock Creek conceptualized, wrote and produced this project for Habitat for Humanity of Washington, DC. The video follows the Brawner family and documents their journey for over a year as they find out they are selected for a Habitat Home, volunteer on the Habitat construction site in DC, and cut the ribbon on their brand new home.Throughout the project Rock Creek acquired hundreds of hours of b-roll of the family, volunteers and special events. Each chairperson of the volunteer committee’s were interviewed as well as the Brawner family before and after they moved into their new Habitat home. The video premiered at the World Habitat Day in DC featuring former President Jimmy Carter. The video is currently on the DC Habitat website to promote their cause as well as used to help fundraise and introduce new volunteers to DC Habitat. 

Award: Cine Golden Eagle

Welcome to Supervision - Customs and Border Protection

Rock Creek was tasked with producing an engaging introductory video to Customs and Border Protection’s supervisory leadership course. This task involved traveling to multiple locations on the west coast to interview top supervisors in each of the major branches of CBP – Customs, Border Patrol and Air and Marine. Prior to production Rock Creek’s producers worked closely with CBP subject matter experts to come up with a list of questions that would elicit strong and succinct answers to accurately depict the duty, responsibility and mission of a supervisor in CBP. The shoot took place over five days, traveling to four different locations and involved interviewing and shooting b-roll of each interviewee, under a very tight timetable, taking into consideration the schedules of the working CBP supervisors. The final product is still used as the introduction to the supervisor-training course for all of Customs and Border Protection staff.

Award: Bronze Telly


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