Media design, development & strategy
In the pre-modern world, human beings were under near-constant physical threat: from starvation, from disease, from physical injury. The world is still a very chaotic, noisy, and threatening place, but we’ve displaced physical threats with psychological ones, with an almost constant need to make meaning from our increasingly abstract surroundings, to interpret and express data, language, and symbols.
Like great films, essays, and poems (and novels, concerti, sermons, paintings, sculptures, lectures, graphics, &c.), effective websites and engaging videos — and their constituent, arterial arts — carry meaning between people and across time and geography. We create these things because they’re unlimited where we are limited, and by carrying expressions of meaning into the world, they have the ability to introduce balance, harmony, and direction into what would otherwise be intolerable madness and entropy.
This “unified theory” of media informs everything Studio Hyperset does. Our mission is making that sensibility communal and contagious by ushering instances of order, balance, harmony, and elegance into the world.
Studio Hyperset is a media design, development, and strategy firm based in Huntington Beach, CA. We help clients create and execute marketing strategies and build relevant campaign collateral, including cinema-quality videos and WordPress websites and plugins.
Studio Hyperset began its life in 2006 as a vertically-integrated, client-focused creative services firm. Since then, we've helped businesses, individuals, and non-profits from all over the world build a diverse set of media collateral. Over the past nine years, Studio Hyperset has grown and diversified. In addition to our creative services, we now build media and solutions of our own.
Frameworks, strategies & best-practices relevant to 21st-century service businesses, SaaS companies & other project-driven, talent-oriented enterprises. Learn more at bit.ly/21stcbiz
Imagine three islands separated by a vast body of water. Without some reliable connection framework, the inhabitants of each island find it difficult to share ideas and resources.
The contemporary professional landscape exists in much the same way.
Creative talent finds itself isolated from clients and generally connects with projects reactively and as a result of luck.
When project patrons need creative talent to help them connect with their audiences, they find themselves overwhelmed by an influx of unvetted, uncurated vendors and, in due course, a distracting series of project management tasks.
Studio Hyperset builds, manages, and maintains reliable, scalable bridges between creative talent and project patrons. In so doing, we help each community establish mutually-beneficial tribal structures.
And the "good media" we deliver helps businesses and nonprofits build and maintain bridges with their audiences.
Even if we weren’t constantly aware of it, humanity has always been focused on reaching the stars.
In our earliest moments, we looked up at the night sky and saw gods.
Then, in time, we left the earth ourselves and looked back on it, just as our deities had, not so long ago. Like Prometheus, we claimed their privilege as our own and did with it as we pleased.
Project management got us to that point, and it sustained us as we busied ourselves with other tasks, steadily preparing for the giant leap outward to immortality.
In prehistoric times, project management brought down game and put meat on the fire. It built our earliest cities and organized all our empires (for better and for worse).
Project management orchestrates symphonies and stages operas. It brings forth the films we love and puts novels in our hands. It builds cathedrals and paints their interiors.
Project management is the midwife of all "good media." It makes us larger and more powerful than we could ever could be on our own.
It’s the steady north star at the center of any successful project.
As its effectiveness increases, though, so does its transparency. Problems dissolve and disappear. As such, communicating the value of project management can be difficult, but that just makes doing so all the more important, all the more necessary.
Project management took us to the moon, and it will get us to Mars and all the stars beyond it.
In fact, it’s already pushed humanity’s media into interstellar space.
And when the first of us leave our solar neighborhood, to colonize the wider universe, it’s project management that will power us and keep us moving ever outward.
In-house and for-hire; development and management; bespoke and customization; themes and plugins -- WordPress development is Studio Hyperset's bread-and-butter.
Within and without the WordPress framework, Studio Hyperset solves problems and builds robust solutions using PHP and jQuery.
Lightweight animations, effects, and Parallax; advanced selectors, backgrounds, and web applications; responsive design and media queries -- HTML5 and CSS3 help Studio Hyperset structure content more elegantly and efficiently than ever.
Whether you want to sell one widget or develop an online marketplace, Studio Hyperset builds turn-key eCommerce solutions that are easy-to-use, scalable, and filled with valuable marketing data.
In addition to its event coverage services, Studio Hyperset helps clients produce and post-produce a diverse range of video collateral for fundraising, marketing, and other corporate purposes. We build, transport, supply, and manage our own a/v teams and talent, liberating clients from personnel, DIT, and delivery details and leaving them free to concentrate on big-picture messaging and production review.
Studio Hyperset specializes in web layouts and WordPress themes, but it can also deliver print and marketing designs; logo and branding items; brochures, invitations, and event collateral; and other forms of business, non-profit, and individual design projects.
For complex creative projects, Studio Hyperset can build and manage teams and make sure everyone stays on track and on task.
Whether you want to gain followers, expose your brand, or run a targeted ad campaign, Studio Hyperset can help you manage your social media accounts more effectively and develop conversion-driven marketing strategies that boost sales and augment your social footprint.
For print and the web; memos and white papers; blog posts, scripts, and even song lyrics — Studio Hyperset regularly produces and edits all manner of business and creative textual content, making it a firm of professional editors and writers unbound by genre.
Whether you want to build the next great technology solution, need to manage enterprise data more efficiently, or want to develop a single-page web application, Studio Hyperset helps clients build robust, targeted frameworks that solve challenges elegantly and efficiently.
Extending the literary, documentary, and archival potential of WordPress, this plugin allows publishers to easily customize the publication year of posts and pages.
Aimed at archivists and other WordPress developers who use the names of individuals as page titles, this plugin sorts wp_list_pages-generated page lists by last name. More generally, the plugin can also be used to sort wp_list_pages-generated page lists by the last word of any page's title.
Bright Lights publishes pop reviews and in-depth analyses of current and classic films from around the world. Studio Hyperset has helped the editor, Gary Morris, publish Bright Lights since 2009.
Primarily interested in the theory and interpretation of filmscripts and teleplays, SCRIPTjr.nl also cultivates close readings of, and critical investigations into, code arrays, asemic writing, graffiti, tattoos, and other marginal(ized) scripted expressions.
Page-Links Plus is a WordPress pagination plugin that helps users paginate content easily & efficiently.
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Since 2006, Studio Hyperset has produced 6-8 event videos per year for BMI.
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