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As a full time professional video production company, we've been creating Commercials, Videos and Films for over three decades. See what some our our writers have to say about the multitude of video production topics.


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January 7, 2022

POST Cereal: A Look Behind the Scenes of the Breakfast with Jack Shoot!

We had the absolute pleasure of working with Post Consumer Brands, Solutions with Impact and the one and only Jack Armstrong to put together the Breakfast with Jack Contest TV commercial! The breakfast with Jack commercial spot has been LIVE on air during Toronto Raptors games for some time now; which means we can finally share a look behind the

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December 10, 2021

PORTL: A 4K, Life-Sized, Holographic Experience

Have you been to Loblaws in the Toronto area over the past few weeks? Maybe you’ve seen the President’s Choice PORTL display set up during your shopping! Over the past few months, we were thrilled to create videos for the PORTL display, animate select President’s Choice products and live-stream a PORTL demonstration LIVE on Breakfast Television! This was truly a

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September 21, 2021

Don’t Sugar Coat it!

Many of us have trouble saying no to sweets – but here’s another reason to kick excess sugar from your diet. Studies show a startling link between your sweet tooth and your chance of developing Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Especially if you are a woman. Research has shown that eating high amounts of sugar can affect your memory, learning ability

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May 28, 2021

Mindful Meditation

As we live through these uncertain times, it’s important to keep our level of stress down – not only for our mental health, but for our physical health too. A great way to reduce stress is through meditation, as mindful meditation has been proven to help keep our brains healthy. It’s simple – but may not be easy! Here are

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May 10, 2021

How to Humanize Your Brand

It’s no secret that brands that consumers identify with faces and personalities are more memorable, approachable and more likely to be trusted. With that human aspect missing from brands, they seem more corporate and detached, making it more difficult for consumers to connect with. There are so many ways to build a lasting rapport with your audience – beyond just

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May 4, 2021

Virtual Cooking Classes with Chef Mark McEwan

We’re thrilled to partner with The McEwan Group as their official Live-Streaming provider for live cooking events with Chef Mark McEwan! Here’s an inside look at LIVE cooking events with Chef Mark McEwan: Filmed and edited by 5Gear Studios. We are a proud partner of the McEwan Group for their Virtual Cooking Class Livestreams. Here’s what The McEwan Group had

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March 22, 2021

Hiring a Professional Video Production Company? Here’s what to expect

If you’ve never worked with a professional videographer or production company before, the idea of hiring one might be a little daunting. Like all proficient professionals, video production companies are meant to make the process easier, more efficient and produce your desired results. Here’s a list of the kind of qualities you can expect from hiring a professional video production

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June 3, 2020

What’s Important in a Landing Page Video?

Are you ready to create or update your website’s landing page? Incorporating video on your website’s landing page is the best way to engage your audience and maximize the effectiveness of your site. Incorporating a video on your landing page is a great way to direct and focus visitor attention right from the moment they open your website by clearly

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April 9, 2020

Marketing Strategies during Social Isolation – Get your message out!

There’s no questioning the power of person to person message delivery. Conferences, talks, in-person conversations; all are incredibly effective, yet not always possible, especially with today’s Social Distancing measure in effect. By harnessing the power of video to deliver your message, you increase audience reach while still creating a lasting connection. When it comes to bringing the impact of stories

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February 12, 2020

Using Video to Promote Your Charity

Using video to promote your charity or nonprofit is a great way to be heard and to get your cause out there. Being such an appealing medium for consumers, video is the ideal tool for charities and nonprofits to communicate to both the general public and their donors. At 5GearStudios, we specialize in finding the best ways to convey your