Find and Fall in Love with Your Tampa Video Director
You’ve got the big idea. You spent weeks maybe months on the concept. You’re ready to see it come alive in your company video shoot.
So how do you find your video production company and video director? Good question.
Below are some easy guidelines to follow that can elevate your company video from good to outstanding.
Whether you’re a CMO, business owner or marketing director, an expertly produced video by a commercial production company placed in the right channel is the single best way to convert clicks into sales, leads and brand loyalty.
Time to Get Reel
You found a great commercial production company in Tampa / Central Florida and love their ‘sizzle’ reel.
But did you ask these three questions:
Production houses can have multiple directors. Make sure you’re getting the director of the video(s) you liked in their reel.
Can the director communicate his or her vision?
A good director has the ability to clearly communicate how they envision shooting, point of view, look and feel for your company video.
Does the director understand your vision?
Sure, it’s great to have a real artist at the helm of your shoot, just make sure that they get what you want and can translate that into visuals and story.
Kestum Bilt’s Caveat: Never, ever walk onto a set without knowing exactly what you’re going to get from your video production director. It's your company video! Do your research!
Top 5 Tips to Look for When Searching for a Director in Tampa / Central Florida.
Look carefully at the director’s style.
Video projects usually resonate with the director’s style and personality. Does the director you are considering match the style of the company video you want produced? Does the subject matter match with the messaging the director is creating to tell the story? It’s often a critically overlooked part of the selection process.
Happy director means happy shoot.
You want your commercial video production director to be positive, upbeat, creative and easy to interact with. Don’t work with a director who belittles you, gives you that look of “How dare you question my artistic vision?”, or tells you your ideas aren’t possible out of sheer laziness. Make sure to meet with your director by phone, Skype or preferably in person.
It’s important that you feel the director is enthusiastic about your project. It ensures you get a finished product that you love and a video that works for your client or business.
Your director should be savvy, smart and know your business.
Make sure the director you collaborate with understands your business and goals. Having a deep understanding of your business allows him to communicate that understanding more effectively. Also, he should be able to communicate well during concepting, pre-production, production and post-production.
Seek a video production director that knows marketing.
Knowing how to craft a message and visuals and tell a compelling story that will get folks to click, call and convert is the difference between a weekend golf warrior and Tiger Woods. A director who knows marketing and communication produces videos that convert viewers into buyers and believers. And if you don’t have a concept for your video, a good director can help you with ideation and brainstorming.
☑ KB X-tra Tip: Make sure your commercial production company director knows your geographical area intimately.
Hire a director that goes the extra mile.
A video has a lot of moving parts. Having a director who is truly invested in the success of your business means that they want to succeed as much as you do. That translates into higher quality work thatelevates the success of your project and campaign.
And… take ACTION!
Creating world-class company videos in Tampa / Central Florida whether they’re live action, animation, kinetic text, instructional or infographic can be the single most effective way to communicate. Period. Make sure to choose your director and production company in Tampa / Central Florida wisely.
Have questions or a video project you’d like to discuss, lets talk. We’d love to hear from you. You can visit us at www.kestumbilt.com or email.
The Kestum Bilt Team.
PS: Keep an eye out for our upcoming blog on Video Within Your Budget.
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