Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. I shoot short marketing videos for small businesses, such as restaurants, bed and breakfast, medical, fitness, hair salons, auto repair, travel, artists and authors For non-profits, I tend shoot mini-documentary style to help tell their story and share their accomplishments.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Its good to have some flexibility on concepts and location. I offer a lot of personal attention to each project and it is important to spend some quality amount of time on preparing for a shoot.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. There is a big difference between using actors and using real people in a video. Using real people can authenticate your business or organization and bring a more personal side to your video. There is also a big difference between a Youtube video and a professional video for your business.
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. Time, budget, concept and talent are all good questions to inquire about. Asking questions that help the consumer find the right marketing solution for their video is important.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I am constantly looking to expand my services and education. Coming from a film background, I attend as many media and technology related expos as possible. I use social media to connect with other professionals in the industry. I also belong to associations and organizations that relate to filmmaking.