What do we ask when you want to hire a corporate video production company?

What do we ask when you want to hire a corporate video production company?

So the phone rings and you get a call. 

On the other end, you get:  "Hey, we need a video!  We want you to interview the CEO, we want you to have a quick chat with a product specialist and a little b-roll footage of the office.  We don't have a lot of time and the CEO can only talk for 20 minutes because he has to catch a flight to Los Angeles!  Oh, and we need the video in two weeks - so how much is this going to cost?"

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The demands of live web streaming sports - more challenging than most people think

The demands of live web streaming sports - more challenging than most people think

My mother once told me that if you don't learn from the past, you are destined to make the same mistakes over and over again.  Unlike conferences, town hall meetings and product launches, sports live web streaming is difficult.  Don't let anyone ever tell you differently.  The amount of moving parts, the staffing requirements and the technical acumen needed to pull these types of broadcasts off challenge even the best broadcast power houses out there.

Read more to learn how we changed our approach to tackling the demands of live sports web streaming.

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Corporate video continues to make inroads with live streaming to Facebook

Corporate video continues to make inroads with live streaming to Facebook

The team at MONAT are no strangers to corporate video, live streaming and social media.  They have a passionate and dedicated social media department whose sole responsibility is to use social media to resonate their message to more than 100,000 clients, customers and industry stake holders.  Founded in 2014, MONAT is considered one of the fastest growing companies in what online industry experts are now calling the "social selling movement."  And MONAT, as a forward-thinking brand, has truly embraced how video and social media can transform, enhance and shape your company's image and message.

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Miami Video Production Services comes to Italy?!

Miami Video Production Services comes to Italy?!

As much as we would love to return to Italy for a visit, we had a chance to be apart of a conference with Italy's well respected pre-school educators from Reggio Emila.  Marina Mori (Insegnante,  Consulemte Reggio Children) and Elisabetta Rasori (Atelierista scuola dell'infanzia Michelangelo) came to the United States as guest of KLA Schools to participate in a week long professional development conference for area teachers in the KLA School system.  Our video production team was on hand to provide a video on demand solution for educators to watch and learn.

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The Amazing Evolution of Video Consumption in Today's Digital Era

The Amazing Evolution of Video Consumption in Today's Digital Era

Today, when we watch a Facebook video on our smartphone or a CGI-drenched film on Netflix, we tend to overlook the tremendous progress that's been made in the fields of #videography, #filmmaking and #video formatting even in just this past century.

From the cinematograph in 1895, to the first consumer camcorders in the 1980s and 4k resolution and stereoscopic 3D graphics in the aughts, video pioneers have continued to invent new ways of creating and capturing moving images.

If history serves as precedent, video innovation won't be halting any time soon. Here's a look back at how video evolved from the cinematograph to the GoPro and what advancements might be on the horizon.

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20 Intriguing Live Streaming Statistics

20 Intriguing Live Streaming Statistics

Have you planned out your 2018 strategy for incorporating live web streaming into your next business meeting, corporate event or sports production?  Live web streaming has exploded online in the last 2 years and is social media's #1 driver of socially engaged content.  If you have not developed a strategy, you may be missing out on reaching a core demographic.

Here are 20 intriguing live streaming statistics that will leave you wondering why you did not consider adding live streaming for your next event:

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Formula Racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Formula Racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Reinaldo "Tico" Almeida had a big vision 11 years ago.  Tico and his wife wanted to bring the very best family experience to fans of formula racing.  South Florida has always had a NASCAR following and fans were chomping at the bit for more.  Enter FARA USA.  In 11 short years, Tico has grown a small racing vision into the Florida Road Racing Championship.  7 races spread across the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Daytona International Speedway and Sebring International Raceway.

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We Love It BUT How Much Is It Going To Cost?

We Love It BUT How Much Is It Going To Cost?

Pricing out video production can be tricky.  Ask someone in the industry for help and you will likely get the typical answer..."it depends."  Not very helpful when you are planning a budget and trying to convince your boss or friends that this is an investment worth undertaking.  It is the main reason why so many Florida production companies don't advertise their prices.

It drives us crazy when we can't find pricing at a website.  Often we want to know if we are in the ballpark of affordability.  But pricing alone does not tell the story.  It is just one piece in a complicated puzzle designed to bring you the best possible experience within your budget range.

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VIVENTA - A Case Study on Why They Took A Chance With Live Web Streaming

VIVENTA - A Case Study on Why They Took A Chance With Live Web Streaming

VIVENTA is a leading service provider for Hispanic immigrants living abroad.  For more than 10 years, they have connected Colombian residents abroad and investors with real estate investment opportunities in Colombia.  They have helped more than 6,500 Colombian families buy their homes in Colombia.

While proud of their success, they wanted to reach more people.  Columbia is rich with opportunities and with a population north of 49 million, VIVENTA knew they could reach more people, teach more people and make a greater impact in people's lives.

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You Tube vs Facebook vs Other Platforms - Which Do I Choose?

You Tube vs Facebook vs Other Platforms - Which Do I Choose?

In case you hadn't notice - Facebook and Google have made long term financial commitments to live web streaming. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been quoted as saying he is "obsessed" with live video. And why not? More and more people consume, watch & educate themselves with online video.  LIVE video is the perfect way for real time engagement with your potential fans, customers and clients.

But what platform should I choose?

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Welcome to our new blog and web design

Welcome to our new blog and web design

We know that a lot of companies and individuals have questions on whether they should spend the money, resources and time on live web streaming their next event.  It can be a daunting experience filled with a ton of technical jargon and so many options.  We are here to help.

This blog was created to answer your most frequently asked questions regarding your next live web streaming event.  Whether your question is how much will it cost or what streaming platform will help me reach the most amount of people, we can give you ideas and information that will guide your decision.

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