well, fancy meeting you here... do you come here often?
Look at this spinning gloriousness! Ah, product video, how I love thee... you just sit there and rotate and I get to point my lights at you and make you look shiny.
Ingredients: One white wall in Manly, one videographer, one SpaceCube, a melamine shelf, a white table and a borrowed lazy susan!
Thanks for a great product video shoot SpaceCube, we'll be here for the next one! xTC
So... (that's an in-joke)
We made an online course!
Actually, these two lovely ladies have made an online course...
I just helped shoot the video content for the online course!
This shoot had some odd requirements... two of them being air-conditioning and the other a bone. You can guess why... Otherwise it was a gloriously straight forward affair with some very prepared talent!
Thanks ladies, back to it!
The process. An abridged (and slightly rose coloured) storyline of the process of video making for small business.
Matt was laid up with a back injury and had some time to research his latest project: a video for physiotherapy practice MGS. Happily he found me! (Google page 3... must work on that! All I can say is thanks to injuries!)
We met over coffee and sandwiches and had a chat. (His back was still sore, but on the mend.)
He spoke to the other physios from his practice to get the o.k. to go ahead with the video project. (Not really sure of the inner workings of the physios, but I'm sure there were some adjustments required by all after this discussion.)
They said "yes" and we had a meeting to discuss script requirements, shots needed, compared diaries and worked towards a date.
We found a date!
We filmed, twice, at MGS Mona Vale for different parts of the video, and the editing all came together on the Mac (Adobe PP).
All footage including the finished videos - 2 version - were delivered to Matt on his harddrive for future use (Always a good idea).
There you have it... not so hard after all was it?
MGS Manly, it's your turn next!!
Sometimes working for yourself is terribly tedious, and sometimes sad, and you wonder if you'll ever have a handle on the world of "small business".
Other times it's ridiculously busy and fun but you find yourself dropping balls all over the place. (I once forgot my daughter at school while I entertained all my other daughters' friends at the playground! Icecream? Here you go... oh, where is my OTHER child? Ooops.)
On days like today I am able to fully appreciate my good fortune in being able (due partially to having a husband in full time employment!) to work for myself AROUND my children.
I volunteered, I did some client-facing work (filming! in an office!)... then I picked up child #3, who required the carrot of an early pick-up to face the stick of going to school after 3 days off sick! Back at home, child #3 safely in front of ABC kids I get stuck into getting that client project out ASAP. While it uploads, school calls - child #2 is laid low in sick bay and could I pick her up? Of course I can.
Today, I can.
Thank you today, for being kind.
**No bears were harmed in the taking of this picture. Well, just a few prickles, maybe.
Yes, the final video will be much more slick, but I thought I'd put up a quick teaser first!! And I'm waiting for the logo animation, so can't make any further progress till then... says my procrastinating self! What glory can come from a third hand ikea table, some bunnings coated ply and a borrowed lazy susan...
Thanks peter god my lighting kit came in time because boy did I need it. With apologies to Carol for the dodgy stills... but I'm a video gal first and foremost! (just don't tell the magazine who took the photos and we'll be apples.)
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