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“Wild Scissors?”

Wild Scissors, LLC “just happened” while I was having fun making videos. Since 2010, most of my video production clients are Schools, Non-Profits and Small Businesses. I’ve enjoyed crafting their stories into long-lasting messages that communicate the worth of what they do. Like to see some examples? Watch my demo reel video in this section or click the youtube portfolio button.

Youtube Portfolio

My clients' do meaningful work. I'll resonate with your purpose, goals and message too. Together we'll craft a video with sincere appeal.


Do what you normally do. I'll blend into your location, help your staff relax - they'll look natural on camera. The edited result will feel authentic.


Comprehensive services offered: planning, writing, shooting, interviewing, editing, and uploading (and hosting on youtube, if needed).

“What kind of video?”



Call to discuss your project! Or, hire me as an instructor or coach to teach your staff how to create compelling videos.

“What do people say?”


Tim Anderson
Tim AndersonTeaching & Learning, Bloomington Public Schools
Martha Low is a true professional who demands excellence from her work. Wild Scissors produces engaging videos that help Bloomington Schools communicate effectively about the wonderful work our staff and teachers are doing to support kids' learning.​
Dave Heistad
Dave HeistadResearch, Evaluation & Assessment, ISD 271
Martha Low (Wild Scissors) is a professional videographer that makes classroom instruction come alive. With a background in Educational Research, she designs excellent interviews that get at the heart of the subject at hand.
Tom Ringdal
Tom RingdalBEC TV
I've had the pleasure of working with Martha on several projects. She can create amazing work, even under tight deadlines.
Jon & Allison Hoffmeister
Jon & Allison HoffmeisterRE/MAX Results
Martha was a pleasure to work with! She is creative, pays attention to detail, and takes the extra time needed to achieve a high quality video. I would highly recommend her!
Judy Nurkkala
Judy NurkkalaChoir Director
Martha has wonderful ideas for filming but also listened to ideas that we had. She is knowledgeable and helpful, does her work with ease, and accomplishes what she set out to do in record time. We were pleased with the video.
Lana Barkawi
Lana BarkawiMizna, Director
Martha Low was a pleasure to work with. She has great vision and execution in her video production work, and is exceedingly professional. The lovely short video interviews she created for our film festival have been great ambassadors for our organization--short, lively, well-produced snapshots of the work we do.
Sue Martell
Sue MartellVolunteer Connection
Working with Martha has been a pleasure. She is very creative and organized - able to capture the essence of our programs with minimal disruption. Her pointed questions elicited honest responses from students and adult workers. We still use the film as a training video, as well as a recruitment tool for new volunteers.
Marty Doll
Marty DollCommunications, City of Burnsville
Martha always performed professionally and with much attention to detail. She produced a number of well-received news packages for the City’s Cable and YouTube channels that helped educate our residents about a variety of topics affecting the community.
Kenna Cottman
Kenna CottmanVoice of Culture, Director
Wild Scissors' videos of our event are some of the best videos of our work. Because Martha paid such attention to the cultural information, these YouTube clips have become a resource, for promoting our work, and a place of connection for lovers of African arts and culture. The editing is also really good too - drums and dancers are in sync and the different camera angles enhanced the performance.
Annette Conklin
Annette ConklinFriends of SPCO
Martha was a dream to work with. She made a special trip to check out the room and acoustics, and used this information to select microphones. The videos were very clear, with fine sound. We were able to use them on our competition website and Facebook page.
Kirsten Phillips
Kirsten PhillipsCityServe Project
Despite the fact that our events cover many locations, have short time spans, and a only a few media volunteers, Martha never fails to deliver a product that exceeds our expectations. She has the ability to coax great interviews out of people and great videos out of our events.
Cary Weatherby
Cary WeatherbyCompanies to Classrooms
Martha Low produced an outstanding video about my nonprofit for B30 News. The final product was accurate in its reporting and provided a clear understanding of what our nonprofit does. I enjoyed working with Martha - she is very low key and polite, working her way through the project with an even demeanor.
Preston Lumen
Preston LumenSport Clips, Owner
Your efforts in terms of planning, recording and producing a news story for my first shop were very professional. In addition, you were a pleasure to work with and met all time commitments.
Kristine Berg
Kristine BergBloomington Public Schools
I was impressed with the attention to detail and high quality of the product when working with you. You went the extra mile and you made sure it was exactly what I wanted.
Patti Carroll
Patti CarrollCanary Party, Communications
The quality of work produced for our organization by Martha/Wild Scissors has been impeccable. She is professional, thorough, and detail-oriented. She provides a personalized planning approach, and delivers a powerful end product.
Jerry Franklin
Jerry FranklinPolitical Campaign, Manager
Our political party hired Wild Scissors to produce a short campaign video for a mayoral race.  It was a very positive experience.
Eric Pearson
Eric PearsonWindows of Hope Services
Martha has made three videos for me and I have to say that she has the equipment and talent to make high quality videos of various kinds.  She is very nice too, not arrogant and pushy at all.
Lynn Dennis
Lynn DennisPACER Puppets
Martha was very professional and easy to work with. We were thrilled with the final video, which expertly captures the dedication of our volunteers and the enthusiastic involvement of the children in the audience.
Janet Clarke
Janet ClarkeARLE/Community Ed
We worked with Martha to film our musical theater performance by adults with disabilities from Learning Exchange.  Martha was attentive and listened to our needs.  She is a creative problem solver!
Twy Berthard
Twy BerthardEntwyned, Musician
The night you filmed us was one of the most fun dances we've ever played. Although you captured about every possible perspective of the dance, you and your gear never interfered with the movements of the dancers - instead, I think your presence enhanced the energy of the dancers. And we appreciated your collaborative approach to the project, checking in with us before we played about what we were trying to achieve with each set of our music.
John Tolo
John ToloSafeCity Project, Director
Wild Scissors video products have helped us share powerful stories of personal and neighborhood transformation with thousands of people and are forging new amazing partnerships! Thanks Martha...
John Weisser
John WeisserTechnology, Bloomington Public Schools
Martha has created many high quality and professional video projects for Bloomington Public Schools.  We love working with her.
Paul Schullo
Paul SchulloHillcrest Community School, Principal
Martha "rocks" and produces a great product. She helped us document our journey of becoming an Artful Learning School. She has a real gift for picking out major themes and incorporating them into a wonderful video product. We couldn't be happier about her work!
Whitney McClusky
Whitney McCluskyDuniya Drum & Dance, Dancer
It is vital for dancers and performers to have quality video of our work. Wild Scissors was so attentive to our needs and did an amazing job of capturing the mood and energy of our performance. We continue to use the video for work samples and promotional needs.
John Crampton
John CramptonIzaak Walton League, President
Martha Low is a terrific editor.  She shot and edited a video on our water smart landscaping program at Bush Lake that helped us recruit new members and tell our story in a short, fun and engaging way. Wild Scissors and Martha are the best.
Les Fujitake
Les FujitakeSuperintendent, Bloomington Public Schools
Wild Scissors & Martha Low gets a 5 star rating from me. Top quality professional production always exceeds our expectations.
Hans Anderson
Hans AndersonCitizens for Hans
Working with you was a pleasure and an education. Your style was easy and comfortable for me in a very stressful situation. I had never been a public person, yet you found the not so bashful guy hiding inside. Everything needed for the video was well prepared and you knew exactly what was needed and when it was needed to make it happen.
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Editor's Desk (Blog)

The Production Process
The Production Process
Posted by Martha Low

  From start to finish, video production is a parade of problem solving – which is why it interests me. 

The Art of Editing
The Art of Editing
Posted by Martha Low

People say, “What kind of person WANTS to be a video editor?”  I do. 

Volunteer Spirit
Volunteer Spirit
Posted by Martha Low

A personal project often comes with zero budget. 


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