Feel, or rather “Hear” the burn

Posted on May 31, 2017
Feel, or rather “Hear” the burn

When they began “20/2” in 2010, Swanson Studios wanted to find a way to reenergize their creativity, to find new inspiration and learn new technologies in photography. The goal for each year was to shoot 20 test shoots in 2 months building to 100 completed test shoots. This year was the culmination of 20/2, having […]

Livestream a Podcast? What A Nice Idea

Posted on May 17, 2017
Livestream a Podcast? What A Nice Idea

For the last couple of years Andy Askren and Eric Stolberg have been working on a labor of love project known as Have A Nice Idea. It’s an interview-based podcast series with some of advertising’s best to find out how they got into the business, what keeps them in it and how great work gets done. […]

Yet Another Reason Why We Love Portland: The Roseys

Posted on May 6, 2017

In the world of advertising, few things carry validation for living like winning an award for your creative work. Come on, who doesn’t like getting a star on their paper or a smiley face on the quiz? Sure, a trophy is just a hunk of metal on a shelf (or in a broom closet), but […]

Studios Need Love Too, Upgrading Our Mixing Suites

Posted on Apr 10, 2017
Studios Need Love Too, Upgrading Our Mixing Suites

While hanging out in our studios getting your sounds made and your project refined, you may have noticed that everything always looks the same. The gear doesn’t change and the mixing suites look so similar to one another that we forget which one we’re in sometimes. The projects change but the studio stays the same. […]

Nike unveils 6 hot new Designers tonight at the Doernbecher Freestyle Event!

Posted on Oct 28, 2016
Nike unveils 6 hot new Designers tonight at the Doernbecher Freestyle Event!

Need new kicks? Nike unveils 6 hot new designers tonight at the Doernbecher Freestyle Event! You know how kids are resilient and joyful and just super creative? Leave it to a kid to come up with the coolest way to bring awareness and support to an amazing hospital. When Michael Doherty, Nike’s Creative Director of […]

Virtual Reality: The New Surround Sound

Posted on Oct 13, 2016
Virtual Reality: The New Surround Sound

photo credit: Harald Prochaska Welcome to the new era. Whether you know it or not, Virtual Reality is here and it’s awesome. While most people using VR would be considered early-adopters, the industry is already attempting to make the jump from “The Next Big Thing” to mainstream, day-to-day utility. If you’re like us, you’re probably […]

The Making of Her Own

Posted on Aug 25, 2016
The Making of Her Own

Digital One believes in the power of place and community, and we love collaborating with local storytellers on exciting new projects. This summer, we were very excited to support “Produced By Her”, a 5-week media camp that brings girls aged 12-17 together to learn about documentary filmmaking. We mastered the audio for Portland’s newest filmmakers, […]

Thinking Outside The Frame

Posted on Jun 2, 2016
Thinking Outside The Frame

  In Portland, and in communities all over the country, the issues of homelessness and its potential solutions are passionately debated. But all too often, these conversations happen without the perspective of those who’ve experienced it firsthand. Our friends at Outside The Frame have set out to remedy that, one film at a time. Outside […]

Can a Rosey sound fast?

Posted on May 17, 2016

This year marked the 66th edition of the Portland Ad Federation’s Rosey awards, and to make it super special, it landed right in the middle of Design Week Portland. The Dig1 crew is no stranger to either of these events, so between DWP open houses, we cruised over to Polara Studios to partake in the award show mayhem (and […]

Today, the sun is going to explode

Posted on May 9, 2016
Today, the sun is going to explode

Luckily, there’s a kickstarter campaign to get a lucky few out of harm’s way and onto another habitable planet. And if you’re not on the mothership, well… you’re just SOL. Our friends at Elephant Laboratories have crafted an epic strategy board-game called SOL: Last Days of a Star, where players compete for the precious remaining […]