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How to spot incompetent video production companies

Posted by John Schaus on Aug 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

To capture the attention, business, and loyalty of your website’s visitors, it’s important to consistently create engaging videos that inspire the viewers to feel something. The most successful businesses are marketing their brand by creating video content that is both high in quantity and quality. By regularly posting short videos to your website and social media outlets, it’s possible to create a loyal (and referring) audience. While exploring the number of video production companies available to help you create this 21st century content, it’s important to know how to spot incompetent video production companies. Here are some common characteristics of incompetent video production companies:

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Topics: Corporate Video Production, company video production, Video Pre Production, Video Production Phoenix, Business Growth, Internal Video Production, video production services

The rise of the camerawoman

Posted by John Schaus on Aug 4, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Video Shoots With A New Perspective

This isn't your first video shoot by any means. You've been around the block more times than you care to count and yet you still find ways to keep your work fresh and exciting. You know what you want and when you want it. Your Public Relations Company has put a lot of faith in you and you do what it takes to justify it.

Your looking for a fresh look for your productions. The best way to find these new looks is by turning things around and moving away from the well-traveled path. New eyes bring new thoughts and ideas. A new perspective is what you want.

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Topics: Corporate Video Production, Music Video Production, motion picture production, Camera crew, company video production, Director of Photography, Video Pre Production, video production services

Will you hire a video production crew at your next company convention?

Posted by John Schaus on Jul 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Hiring a video production crew to film your company’s next convention is a great way to showcase the many facets and people of your company. While accounting might frown on paying for a video production crew at the same time that your company is paying to host a convention, the cost of filming your company’s event is a small price to pay for the benefits your company will receive. Here’s why hiring a video production crew to be at your next company convention is a smart investment. 

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Topics: Corporate Video Production, company video production, Video Pre Production, Business Growth, Internal Video Production, video production services, brand awareness

How to choose the right cast & crew for your next video production

Posted by John Schaus on Jul 19, 2016 7:30:00 AM

 

Choosing the right cast and crew for your upcoming video production may not seem like a science, but there are key elements to keep in mind so the end product is successful. Talented people are desirable for both cast and crew, but remember—you'll be spending long hours with these folks, so you also want to hire basically easygoing, positive individuals who have a good work ethic.

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Topics: Techniques, Corporate Video Production, Video Production Techniques, motion picture production, company video production, Video Pre Production, video production services

Online video marketing services of the modern age

Posted by John Schaus on May 9, 2016 7:30:00 AM

 

Over the past few decades, advertising agencies have expanded into new media as part of the packages they offer to clients. At one time, businesses were happy to be promoted through traditional media such as television, radio, print and outdoor billboards. But in the new century the internet has provided cost savings while online video has opened the door to more creative and personal advertising that is now being taken seriously by businesses of all industries.

 

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Topics: Corporate Video Production, company video production, Business Growth, Internal Video Production, brand awareness

5 Reasons to Shoot Video Production in Arizona

Posted by John Schaus on May 9, 2016 7:28:00 AM

 

Finding a suitable location in which to shoot your production doesn't have to be difficult—all you need is an area that has a wide variety of video-related resources and skilled professionals who know what they are doing. Arizona has the proper resources needed to create excellent-quality video. Here are five ways in which the "valley of the sun" excels at being an assett to the video production community at large.

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Topics: Corporate Video Production, Music Video Production, motion picture production, company video production, Video Pre Production, Video Production Phoenix, Post Production, video production services

4 quick ways to produce professional engaging video content for your company's website

Posted by John Schaus on May 3, 2016 7:30:00 AM

 

Video marketing offers a way to connect with potential customers. It is one of the most effective forms of marketing. YouTube is the world's second largest search engine and generates more than 4 billion views per day. With those numbers, every small business should be looking for a way to incorporate video into their marketing strategies. The challenge often lies in budgetary constraints. Most small businesses lack the in-house staff to put together polished video productions, but with the right post production, professional videos don't have to blow the marketing budget.

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Topics: Corporate Video Production, company video production, Video Pre Production, Business Growth, Internal Video Production, Post Production, brand awareness

Davinci Resolve is a game changer for the Post Production workflow

Posted by John Schaus on Jan 26, 2016 2:30:00 PM

The latest installation in the DaVinci Resolve software package has turned a platform that provided excellent color correction into an all-in-one editing dashboard. With Resolve 12, film editors can edit, color correct, grade and finalize, all within the same program. Before this latest release, you would have to correct colors, save the new file, load it into a third-party platform, make necessary edits, and go back to Resolve to finalize. Resolve 12 changes all of that.
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Topics: Post Production

When did commercial video production start looking like blockbuster films

Posted by John Schaus on Jan 22, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Remember when commercials were straightforward presentations of the product being used/enjoyed as the "star" of the spot? Celebrities or spokespersons were basically window dressing. Well, that hasn't been the case since the 1980s when some major game-changers began appearing; for example, the advent of CGI opened countless doors to directors' imaginations and creative license. CGI is a huge contributing factor as commercials directors' bodies of work now look/feel more like time-condensed sweeping scenes from a box office hit. Evolution of more affordable and accessible technology has raised the bar when it comes to captivating the audience's attention, thereby creating a higher standard for directors.

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Will you hire a video production crew at your next company convention?

Posted by John Schaus on Jan 20, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Hiring a video production crew to film your company’s next convention is a great way to showcase the many facets and people of your company. While accounting might frown on paying for a video crew at the same time that your company is paying to host a convention, the cost of filming your company’s event is a small price to pay for the benefits your company will receive. Here’s why hiring a video production crew to be at your next company convention is a smart investment. 

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