Our Story Featured on Voyage Phoenix
It's always great to be able to share our story. In this written interview, I share some of our challenges and triumphs during our video production and filmmaking experiences since we started Occulus Films.
"Today we’d like to introduce you to Nick LaRovere.
Nick, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
'I’ve always been a creative, but helping my brother with middle school video projects sparked my passion for storytelling; specifically, filmmaking.
I was inspired to launch my business when I persuaded my brother that we simply had to come up with a cooler logo and name than what we’d been using. What we had at the time looked quite amateurish – ‘D.L. Productions’ – titled with my brother’s initials. All cool production companies need a cool name and logo, right?
We spent quite a bit of time brainstorming, and ended up using a doodle of a creepy-looking eye that I’d drawn a few months prior. That became our first logo, and Occulus Films was born (though our logo has improved since then). It was always a family business in reality...'"
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