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Why Should I Hire a Professional Videographer? Pt. 2

Why hire a professional videographer? Cont… The process of video production Video production, or the process of shooting the video is something best left in the hands of a professional videographer because there are so many things that can go wrong — or more positively put, so much needs to

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Why Should I Hire a Professional Videographer? Pt. 1

Why hire a professional videographer? I’m often asked by potential clients if they can produce their video themselves. My first answer is yes you can. You can also fix your car, cut your own hair and do lots of other things yourself. But without training, the proper equipment and experience,

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Trade Show Videography

Videography at trade shows An increasing number of companies use video at trade shows to connect to their audience and draw crowds. Video presentations offer a great way to promote your products and services at a trade show or event. It can be a big mistake to use the same

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How to Set a Budget for a Business Video

Budget for a business video Undoubtedly video is a powerful tool to convey your message to your audience. While its true that planning and creating a business video can be time consuming, it doesn’t have to be expensive. Only you have full control over how much you plan to spend on

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How To Measure the ROI on My Video

ROI on marketing videos Are you focusing on building your brand identity? Video is the best medium to spread the message about your business and draw attention to your products and services. Video is the most effective means to share information while holding the viewer’s attention. So how do you

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How to Successfully Film a Live Event

Chicago Event Videography Capturing live events can be a big challenge. After all, you are expected to cover the entire event and present a polished final product. There are no retakes in a live event. In order to record a successful live event, whether you’re filming a sporting event, concert,

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Video One Gets Artsy – Recent Project Update

Video of an Art Installation Video One recently completed a video of an art installation. In fact, the video will be an art piece of its own, playing next to the installed art! Check it out! Art Installation Video from Video One Productions Chicago on Vimeo.

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Elements of a Promotional Video Production (Pt. 2)

In the first part of Elements of a Promotional Video Production, our Chicago videographer talks about the importance of knowing who your target audience is as well as picking your video style and genre. Continue reading to find out a couple more key elements to think about when creating a

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Elements of a Promotional Video Production (Pt.1)

Promotional videography Promotional videos are vital to the success of any business and video content is one of the most effective marketing tactics used. However, it is important to focus on certain key elements for your promotional video production. Doing this will improve the quality of visual content and create

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7 Ways to Tell if a Video is Produced Well

Is that video produced well? Our generation is very much used to watching videos almost on the daily, and more often than not we can tell which ones are far better than others. When it comes to business videos, though, you have to be a little more careful. When you’re

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Audio Considerations for Your Video Production

Audio Tips for Videography Imagine a movie without sound effects! Gone are the days when simplified video was appreciated and admired, because there were no sound options. Today, you will not find anyone who can tolerate a video without sound and music. Adding creative sound and music can do wonders

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A Guide for Proper Videography Lighting

Top Considerations for Proper Videography Lighting What is the difference between a quality video and the one that lacks a professional touch? One of the major factors is lighting! When you’re shooting, proper videography lighting will improve the quality of your final image. At Video One, our video production experts

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    Tim McGee, Head of Sourcing at Avexis:

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    “My company hired Video One and Irwin and his team hit it out of the park for us. We were working on a short deadline and needed video production work in Chicago and I was unable to get my crew there on the time frame I was given. Video One tackled the project head one and communicated thoroughly with me throughout the process and got the job done.” More…

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    “I had a wonderful experience working with Irwin and Ryan from Video One. We hired Video One to produce a corporate case study video of one of our clients. The shoot was effortless and the team did a great job on editing. We will totally be working with Video One again. We highly recommend them! More…