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Lydia’s Story

Who knew that getting cancer could be a path to Carnegie Hall? When Lydia Miner discovered a lump in her throat, she faced a blistering regime of radiation therapy in order to save her life. …

SCCA nursing video

For every nurse, it starts with a kind heart

Hate change? Then don’t bother applying to nurse at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, where health practitioners strive every day to invent the future of cancer care.

Head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancers are now more treatable than ever

Thanks to new kinds of treatment and advances in technology, head and neck cancers can be treated with amazing success, thanks to work by doctors like Eduardo Méndez.


Why inclusion matters

When the Seattle School District cut funding for a beloved special education program, teachers and families were shocked. Then, they rolled up their sleeves and started a campaign to save it. This is the story …

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Seattle Cancer Care Alliance: Jenna’s Story

Jenna was nine years old when her mother, Julie Gibson, took her to a pediatrician after she thought her daughter had a case of strep throat. “The pediatrician took one look at me and knew something …


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance: Karen’s Story

IT BEGAN IN JUNE OF 2008. Karen was feeling more tired than usual, but with a full-time job and two teenage daughters, she figured she was just getting older. “But in the back of my mind, …

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The Puppet Maker

Within a month of starting grad school at the University of Washington, Reed Garber-Pearson realized that everyone was making friends really fast. But Reed? Not so much. Then, the puppet maker discovered Core Programs. And …

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Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence recruiting video

This video helped philanthropist Paul Allen compete for the best scientists in the world to join his company in solving three grand challenges in artificial intelligence.

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Life is a Concussion Sport

Playing sports is a little bit safer thanks to the work of the Sports Health & Safety Institute at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

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A Life and Death Decision

When a terrible accident leaves their son Adam in a coma, Mark and Alice Beaty face a life and death decision with the help of UW Medicine’s palliative care program.

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Sierra Nevada Brewing TV spot is about ‘The Little Things’

Visual Contact produced this spot for Sierra Nevada Brewing in just 5 days, from concept to delivery. The ad features voiceover by company founder Ken Grossman, who himself was a bike mechanic before taking up …


Total Inclusion: UW’s Experimental Education Unit

Visual Contact produced this fundraising video for the University of Washington’s Experimental Education Unit, a program that educates special needs children alongside their typically developing peers.


Keep your NetFlix…and add IndieFlix

Visual Contact worked with Seattle startup IndieFlix to produce this 30-second spot that encourages film-lovers to keep their Netflix – and add IndieFlix. The company’s CEO, Scilla Andreen, allowed us to turn her living room into …


Nordstrom Pop

This deceptively simple video took 7 days of production, 4 cameras and half a terabyte of footage to produce this one-minute piece that brings to life the opening of Nordstrom’s first pop-in store.

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The Bullitt Center: The Future of Architecture?

Seattle’s Bullitt Center is the greenest commercial office building in the world. But is it the future of architecture, or an expensive monument to sustainability?

Visual Contact produced this short video for Fast Company Magazine, which gives viewers an inside-look at the inner workings of a building that founders hope will establish a new standard in green building.

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Editing Project: The Six Epochs

Jason Silva—whom The Atlantic called “a Timothy Leary of the viral video age”—was so impressed by the sound design of a promo we created for Seattle Interactive Conference, that he invited Visual Contact’s Dan McComb …

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Nordstrom’s Prosthesis Program

Nordstrom’s certified prosthesis fitters are specially trained to fit women for all intimate apparel following a mastectomy, lumpectomy or other reconstructive surgery…

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Seattle Interactive Conference 2012 teaser

This promotional piece for the 2012 Seattle Interactive Conference poses “what if” questions that aim to inspire Seattle’s tech and design community to participate in this year’s second annual event.


Digital Kitchen’s Creative Soul

The latest video in the series we’re making for Seattle Interactive Conference was officially unveiled today. It’s a peek at Seattle creative agency Digital Kitchen, the geniuses who make videos for the likes of BMW and Warner Brothers.

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SEOmoz on Radical Transparency

Lots of companies support the idea of being honest with their customers. But few are willing to take it far as Seattle startup SEOmoz. We produced this video as part of an ongoing series for …

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Teaser

Nordstrom hired Visual Contact to produce a short teaser for their once-a-year sale, featured on their social media channels. We put three GoPro cameras in a window of Nordstrom’s flagship store in Seattle, and captured …

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Neil Patel: I’m Kind of a Big Deal

Meet SIC Speaker Neil Patel, author of the Quick Sprout blog and the co-founder of Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics.

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Filter: We’ve Got Your Back

Filter provides staffing and full-service creative for clients that include Adobe, Google and Disney. We created this video to help them explain what they do to potential clients in a new market segment.


Seattle Interactive Conference presents Jason Lajeunesse

Learn how Seattle nightclub owner, entrepreneur and musician Jason Lajeunesse negotiates to bring top bands to his venue, Neumos, and to the Capitol Hill Block Party.

This short film is the first in a series commissioned by the Seattle Interactive Conference, which spotlights Seattle’s outside-the-box business minds.

Jason will be a panelist at the 2012 Seattle Interactive Conference in October, and will also host the conference after party.

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Meet the Cabinet Geeks

Visual Contact was commissioned by Biznik to produce a series of videos about innovative Seattle businesses. The first spotlights fast-growing custom cabinet maker Abodian, whose CEO is Jeff Bowlby.


Seattle Interactive Conference 2011 Trailer

This short web film was commissioned by the first annual Seattle Interactive Conference. It features brief thoughts on the current state of interactive design from several of the luminary thinkers who were scheduled to speak at the conference, the first of its kind in Seattle. The video was used to promote the event on the organization’s website.


No End To What They Can Do

This short piece, 1.5 minutes in length, spotlights the work of Dr. Patricia Feltin, who founded Eton School in Bellevue 31 years ago. Today the school is the largest Montessori school in the Puget Sound area.


A Celebration of Friendship

This video, created to help promote a Seattle jewelry designer, is a celebration of friendship through the eyes of two young girls.


We Just Click

This piece, created for a Seattle jewelry designer to promote an innovative friendship bracelet, is about two girls friendship.


A Guide on the Side

Client: Eton School, Bellevue, WA

Eton School, a Montessori School in Bellevue, Washington, chose Visual Contact to make a series of four videos promoting the school. Watch this video, which features pre-school students paired with their parents’ voices.


Every Child Contributes

Client: Experimental Education Unit (University of Washington)

For more than 40 years, the University of Washington’s Experimental Education Unit has pioneered techniques for integrating special needs children into typical classrooms. The EEU wanted a video that makes a strong emotional appeal to assist with fundraising efforts.


I Am Becoming

Client: Eton School, Bellevue, WA.

Videos that pack an emotional punch have the power to move your audience. In this video, teachers speak about why they chose life in the classroom in a moving tribute that leaves parents feeling, “that’s who I want teaching my child.”