Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. Corporate training/functions and events, such as weddings.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. To give an the most accurate estimate and turnaround time, please provide whatever information or materials you may have and whatever notes, questions or needs you may have.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. How they would like the finished work to look and who their audience is.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Our dedication to their satisfaction.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. We enjoy making clients happy and turning raw materials into a beautiful finished work with a classy professional touch.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. With custom work, these questions vary.
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. Too many to mention.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. A video that looks slick and fast that you would see on the web, playing in stores or on the big screen took time and planning to create.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. My passion for editing and desire to help video professionals and the public achieve their goals.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. An edit that needed completion prior to a huge convention. The client was unsure how to present some elements and we came up with solutions that they loved. the convention was a hit. There were several other projects like this which resulted in great work and satisfied clients - an interview qith President Jimmy Carter, a Corporate Training Series, a Reel for a Broadcast Journalist, a PowerPoint Slideshow and much more. You can see our Testimonials page here: http://www.procutsediting.com/pc_testimonials.html
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I attend networking events, seminars, webinars, expos, and converse with manufacturers and distributors. As a diver (we also offer underwater video), I try to add 1-3 continuing education specialty certs per year.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Streaming video technology and widespread HD video. Ultra HD is coming to the public reach, which will increase hardware demands for vendors as well as consumers. We are very prepared for these trends.
Q. Describe your most recent project, what it involved, how much it cost, and how long it took.
A. The fore mentioned convention - around $700. We worked remotely around their schedule, awaiting feedback but completed the work in about 3 working days. Most home video is significantly less expensive, starting in the $150 range.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. Each project is a special thing all its own - I have to have as much information as possible to determine a proper approach and ensure a successful outcome.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Be prepared.
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. In today's world of video production, many projects start with materials from multiple sources of video formats. I emphasize follow through to solve challenges arising from this phenomenon to deliver a beautiful end product that sparkles! In addition, I pride myself in my new "spokesgal" (niece) that is pictured with our information.