Category Archives: Planning

CVW Blog Reboot: Location or Studio?

Tweet While we are building our new studio at our new location (to be revealed soon), it seemed a good time to reboot one of our earlier posts of the value of using a studio vs. doing a location shoot. … Continue reading

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Broadcast Pix Granite Integrated Production System Anchors CVW HD Mobile Productions

Tweet It’s nice to be recognized as a technology leader. Billerica, Massachusetts – December 17, 2013 – From the Kennedy Center to the National Mall, Creative Video of Washington, Inc., a full-service video production company based in McLean, Va., produces … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Creative Video of Washington!

Tweet This week in September 1981, Kirby Whyte founded Creative Video of Washington.  He saw video as the new media future for conferences and special events.   Kirby left Jack Morton Productions and their multimedia slide presentations to bring video production … Continue reading

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Tips for Managing Event Content, Part II

Tweet By Kristen Westphal, Creative Video Editor/Producer Continued from Part I, 4. Backup, backup, backup!!! Technology sometimes fails us through no fault of our own. To ensure you aren’t pulling out your hair at the event because you just broke … Continue reading

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Tips for Managing Content for an Event, Part I

Tweet By Kristen Westphal, Creative Video Editor/Producer             Its no secret that there is a lot of planning and preparation for an event, whether it’s a convention, a conference, an awards banquet, or even a corporate meeting.  And this includes … Continue reading

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Using Multiple Cameras

Tweet While your live event might not have the budget of a Hollywood summer blockbuster, using some of the same techniques that filmmakers use can liven up your event. Smart filmmakers use simple techniques to make the audience better connect … Continue reading

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Take Your Conference from Dull to Exciting

Tweet What a production team can do for a meeting: So your association or organization has scheduled a conference. It’s “another annual meeting” or an educational conference with lots of outside speakers. You know what’s all-too-common about conferences? Conferences can … Continue reading

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Marketing with Podcasts

Tweet One of the biggest impacts the internet has made on the world is raising the standards, and demands, of accessibility. Whether its goods and services, news, or information, people want it and people want it now. Coupled with the … Continue reading

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Choosing a Production Company

Tweet Few things attract attention and interest towards your organization like a live event. It’s your company displayed on a grand scale, which means you want your live event has to have as high a level of professionalism as you … Continue reading

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High Definition vs Standard Definition

Tweet When you’re planning a video shoot with the intention of impressing current and potential customers, a lot of the questions you ask yourself boil down to “how do I make my video look appealing?” From the wardrobe selection to … Continue reading

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