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St Louis Video Production – Concept Creation and Marketing

As a St Louis, Missouri based video production company, our goal is to help be a part of our client’s success. Our primary mission and passion is to tell our clients’ stories, and to help share their messages. We provide corporate videos for events, web, marketing and training to accomplish the established goals.

We offer professional video production services with high quality craftsmanship in all phases of production, including project development, scripts and storyboards, talent and location scouting, on-location or in studio production. We also provide 3d animation, motion graphics and video marketing strategies.

St Louis Video Production on location.

St Louis Video Production on location.

Our clients come in all sizes. Companies large and small, advertising agencies, independent production companies, non-profit organizations and government.

314-892-1233
Rob Haller
St Louis Video Producer
St Louis, Missouri, USA | Video Production
stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com

Clean your facility before your video production day.

Do you want your customers to know what you are all about? A professionally produced video is a great way to let them know. It offers you a chance to show your operation in its best light. So make the most of it.  If you are going to lay it out there for the world to see, make sure you get it right. Here are a few ideas how to prepare your facility for video production.

Before a video crew shows up, a basic first step is to clean your plant… or your office area. Clean up any clutter, and remove papers from desks. For most wide shots, less is more… so be ready to move things to an out of the way area for the shoot day.

For outside areas, try to have the landscaping look as good as possible. Again, remove any trash or clutter.

Take test pictures of your selected areas, and then examine them. Seeing things though the lens of camera is a little different than the naked eye. How is the lighting in your facility? How clean or cluttered does it look? Pass these shots along to your production crew. Include exterior photos too, taking note of when the photo was taken, and the direction in which the sun moves.

For interviews or testimonials, consider the use of a makeup artist to present your team at its best.

Take notes about the electricity available in the areas you will be recording. Make sure all available circuits are working.  The less time the crew spends searching for electricity, the more they can spend on capturing video.

Consider buying shirts to make associates look like a team. Not only does it look better on camera, but your employees might appreciate the gift.

Clean up your facility before the camera rolls.

Clean up your facility before the camera rolls.

Schedule taping to make best use of manpower. We can help you work up a schedule to make sure you have the right people available for each scene.

314-892-1233
Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer
St Louis Video Production
stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com
https://stlouisvideoproduction.com/

St Louis Film Production – The Layover

Planning the next shot, (l-r) Leisa Adkins, Dave Topping, Mike Haller, Rob Haller, William Macy, and David Adkins.

Planning the next shot for The Layover in St Louis, (l-r)
Leisa Adkins, Dave Topping, Mike Haller, Rob Haller, William Macy, David Adkins and Erika Hampson.

We had the honor of shooting with actor and director, William H. Macy on his recent stopover in St Louis for the filming of The Layover.

It was an early crew call at 5am to arrive, setup and work with Balloons over the Rainbow

They tethered a balloon for the actors and the shot with the skyline of St Louis as seen from the Gateway Geyser.

We were also fortunate to work with Canadian cinematographer, Mark Irwin.

The remaining cast and crew was a joy to create with, we truly experienced a great shoot.
Our firm, St Louis Video Production, received a credit on IMBD as well.

Mobile Marketing with Video Clips | St Louis Video Production

Provide instant rewards. With mobile marketing you can give your customers what they want, with no delays. Having a delay can make things lose their value or demand. People will participate in your marketing campaign hoping to get the promised reward. The quicker they get the reward, the happier they will be.

Shorten your URLs, both in text form and for QR codes. The more difficult and lengthy the URL is, the more complex your message or QR code will become. Make these simpler for people to access by using a URL shortening site, and customers will be happier with the end results.

Do your research. Understanding how mobile marketing works is the most important step to take before you get into it. Search for other marketing campaigns, and see which ones worked out well, and which did not. Having this information to back you up can put you on the successful track to marketing well.

Hire a consultant. Not everyone is technologically savvy, so if you are not so inclined, it may be best for you to hire someone to do your dirty work for you. You should look heavily into this person’s background to make sure they are respectful and professional, especially if they will be a permanent member of your team.

Video

With mobile users, text is far more influential than video, so remember that before developing your marketing campaign. Upwards of 88% of all mobile users deal in text messages, but only around 41% of them take the time to watch videos on their mobile devices. This obviously means text should be your bigger area of focus.

QR codes are the latest trend in mobile marketing. You want to put a bar code on your product, and the customer can then scan that with their smart phone. Once that bar code is scanned you can have it set up to link them so a coupon or video, really whatever you want that will bring more interest to your product.

Being aware of what tools are available to you can mean making more customers aware of your business! Understand the tools applicable to your mobile marketing campaign before you begin, to maximize the potential of things like audio, location-awareness and video. Have a solid idea of how to incorporate all of it into your promotions.

Use scannable QR codes to introduce your brand to customers. Link a QR code with a discount or coupon that is only found on the mobile application, product information, short video or another relevant item of value to the user. This is effective at getting customers familiar with your brand.

314-892-1233
Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer
St Louis Video Production
stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com
https://stlouisvideoproduction.com/

St Louis Video Production | News Announcer Set Design

Let us create your virtual production set.  We can create a set design for a news environment at your location or at our studio to convey your message.  Businesspeople the world over have begun to discover the power of video marketing in large numbers. Those destined to succeed with this type of strategy must first devote sufficient time to learning what types of techniques work best and which may be far less effective.

St Louis News Announcer

Do not allow your shyness to stop you from taking advantage of video marketing. When you are looking into the camera, talk as if you were talking to an old friend. This is a very simple and effective way to help yourself get over the discomfort of talking to people you don’t know.  We are also well-versed in teleprompters and can show you how easy they can work for you to develop flawless delivery of your video message.

 

If you have a brick and mortar store, don’t think online videos can’t work to promote your business. They can, and do. Start with a video tour of your shop, introducing yourself and showcasing your best products and services. Done correctly, video marketing can help personalize your business and reach new customers. So, turn on that camera and show the world why they should trade at your shop.

Editing is essential to creating a quality video. While filming your video, do not hesitate to cut or do multiple takes. Upload your video files to your computer and use a quality editing software to put segments together, get rid of unnecessary scenes and perhaps add some captions or some music.

When you create a video for marketing purposes, your viewer has to believe you. Anything faked within the video, be it, your backdrop or your demeanor, will throw them off. If you want them to believe what you’re trying to tell them, be honest, transparent and come off as warm and friendly.

Video marketing has been responsible for some amazing success stories in recent years. We can help you create your own success story!

314-892-1233
Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer
St Louis Video Production
stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com
https://stlouisvideoproduction.com/

St Louis Rock Quarry Video Tour

Many of our customers take great pride in the cleanliness and orderliness of their manufacturing plants and office facilities. To achieve the highest quality for your video imagery, we make sure that everything in your plant is where it should be, when it should be there before the shooting begins.

You are invited to go behind the scenes to see how our customers’ products are brought to life. Your video tour guide will take you through each stage of the manufacturing process, explaining how all the pieces come together to create the products you make.

314-892-1233
Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer
St Louis Video Production
stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com
https://stlouisvideoproduction.com/

Fox 2 News Report on St Louis Video Production Drones | Aerial Video and Photography

Here is a news report from Mandy Murphy, Fox 2 News about our firm.

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The FAA last week decided to allow commercial use of drones under strict guidelines.  The decision has been in the works since 2005 and still needs final approval.  Current rules for drones are to fly for recreation. If commercial you need a pilot’s license.  The new FAA rules allow for drones under 55 pounds, you must fly below 500 feet, further than 5 miles from an airport and not directly overhead of people.  You must maintain constant visual line of site with the drone.

Haller Concepts of South County is already using drones from commercial photography and video.  Safety is the most important aspect for Haller.  They always use a two-man crew.  One person operates the drone and keeps constant line of sight while the other watches the shot and directs the operator.  Haller and many others like them will get their certificate of authorization.

Technology is far outpacing government rules.  Law enforcement across the country are interested in using drones.  St. Louis Police have asked for permission from the FAA.  Groups like drone free St. Louis are opposed to police drones.  They want strict privacy rules from the government.

Right now, the new ruling does not allow for companies like Amazon to begin delivering packages using a GPS drone.  Line of sight is still required. It may take a year or two for the new FAA rules to be fully implemented.

Here is the original link to the reported story.  http://fox2now.com/2015/02/24/new-drone-rules-allow-for-commercial-use/

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Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer

St Louis Video Production

stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com

http://stlouisvideoproduction.com

Ten Rules for Shooting in High Definition Video | St Louis Video Production

1. Never overexpose high definition video. There is no process that can bring back burned-out highlights.
2. Control highlights: HD has trouble with them.
3. Avoid using gain whenever possible.
4. Control exposure when you can, but if not, err on the side of underexposure, not overexposure.
5. 23.98 frames per second (fps) this is the most frequent choice for narrative storytelling.
6. 29.97 fps is usually preferred for sports.
7. A potential problem is too much depth-of-field. This is not a problem with full frame HD cameras as we have.
8. Another problem is seeing too much detail in things like makeup, sets, and wardrobe.
9. Shoot at 23.98 fps or 29.97, not 24 or 30. This is important for audio sync.
10. There are times when you will need to shoot actual 24 or 30 fps; consult with your producer or editor.

Marketing Communication Strategies In Regards To WordPress

WordPress can be a very hard platform to use to publish your blog posts if you don’t understand how to use it properly. Many people assume it is easy to use, but it can easily become complicated.

If you plan to use WordPress for your site, you should only do so if you plan to have a responsive design. People access websites from all types of devices, and you want to make sure that any person who wants to view your site will be able to without any issues.

Make sure your sidebar is not too cluttered. The sidebars on most WordPress blogs are a chaotic mess, full of social media icons and ads and links. Prioritize what goes in your sidebar. Make sure visitors to your blog don’t have to search for anything they might be looking for.

Improve the look and style of the footer on your wordpress website. This is very important as it is the first thing that your viewer is going to see. Include a short bio that includes all of your details or important links that pertain to what you want to get across.

Do not let your theme get stale. The first thing you should do if you notice a decrease in traffic is check and see when you last changed your theme. As your site grows and changes, the theme should as well. Make sure that it accurately reflects your brand, and you should see a rise in traffic.

It is relatively easy to include video blogging in your WordPress site. The time spent in preparation is time well spent. A lot of Internet users respond well to visuals. A video can show them things that the written word just can’t convey, and as a result, it can be a very powerful tool.

Your WordPress is nothing without plugins, and lucky for you, there are plenty to choose from. However, it is very important that you use caution when installing plugins and keep in mind that they aren’t disposable. You can uninstall them, but most of the time they will still affect your content and leave shortcodes behind.

Add Video Production

It is easy to use WordPress to add video blogging to the website. Spending a little extra time preparing your website will save you time in the long run. Internet users are mainly visual. A well produced video can show them things that the written word just can’t convey, and as a result, it can be a very powerful tool.

Many people are responding to videos, so consider this option. Video is not only becoming more popular, it is also becoming much easier to use. WordPress, in its current version, makes the use of video quite easy. This can really increase traffic by drawing those who are less inclined to read.

You can insert media into your posts just by pasting the URL where you’d like the media to appear. For example, paste in a YouTube video just by putting the URL within the text where you want the video to play. Be sure that the URL doesn’t turn blue – if it does, highlight it and click the unlink button.

Looking to embed a YouTube video to add a little multimedia to your WordPress site? You can do it really easily. All you need to do is paste the YouTube video share link right into your post’s body. Place it exactly where you want it to appear on the page. The YouTube video will magically appear in your post!

It is not possible to learn everything there is to know about WordPress overnight. However, if you take the time to follow the simple advice in this article and keep learning more, you will master it in no time.

Paint your next video production with a web multimedia strategy.

We can help you offer sound, motion and interactive elements for your website. We’ll provide an exciting variety of promotional and presentation options to communicate with.
For marketers and educators we often create slide presentations, product and image portfolios, e-books, blogs, podcasts and personalized videos with a step by step demonstrations. We help them communicate instantaneously with their global audiences.

Add to that a dash of color with some social media and your strategy will become a powerful creative canvas. RSS newsfeeds always have that technological opportunity to go viral socially. Companies can strengthen their brands and market value with video and various vibrant multimedia to cultivate communities which can span continents. Paint your video with the right artists and we’ll make your website a masterpiece.

This video was used by the medical practice to market themselves on the web and with broadcast mass media for local cable. Video possibilities with multi-media and the web are endless.

314-892-1233
Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer
St Louis Video Production
stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com

Learn To Design Attention Grabbing Websites With Video

When it comes to web design, you will find it important to ensure that you are reading the best advice around. Use the advice provided here if you want to make your website look great and compete with other web professionals.

Video can help you stand apart from your competition.

Stay away from animated GIFs on your website. Use static jpeg images for page elements and actual video files for movement and animation.

Start with a video repository such as youtube or vimeo, setup your account for free and now you’ll have a place to conveniently store all of your clips. Longer clips can sometimes be an issue on loading but you can often setup to load overnight so you can leave the computer to do all the work in the evening when you go home. Some may wish to host their video on their website, but this can often become a hassle due to bandwidth requirements. Many hosts don’t allow video hosting. If your host uses a public server, video files may consume too much space. Therefore, it is important to verify this beforehand. Some people pay for their bandwidth, especially on mobile devices, so take that into consideration when placing video on your site. This can also mean a very slow-loading video that’s going to buffer every other second. This is another reason I like to post my video files on youtube or vimeo and then link them to the website.

Greet your visitors with a video greeting and simply explain what you do. Many people like to be able to put a face with a company and making a video can help with your image. It helps to personalize your business. Keep the video short, under two minutes, and give them a quick explanation of what you do and what they can gain by selecting your firm.

Ask another person to test your website and video clips to make certain they load and play as intended. Each time you add something new, have someone take a look and give you impartial feedback. As the site designer, you may not be concerned by a video or graphic that loads slowly. However, your users may feel differently. Make certain you seek a second opinion.

To summarize, it is important that you give yourself a broad good base of web design knowledge. Consider adding video, it works well with search and mobile devices and can help you with your businesses brand image.

Here is a video opening for a pharmaceutical firm. It is an animated logo motion introducing the name of the firm. This clip is used to open and close many of the video productions created by this local business. Video is a good attention builder for websites. Always consider adding video to your website to further enhance communication with your audience.

314-892-1233

Robert Haller, St Louis Video Producer

St Louis Video Production

stlouisvideoproduction@gmail.com

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