Good Take
Good Take

Good Take

Top Pro

Offers remote services
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Offers remote services
Discounts available
$100/hour
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Introduction: An award-winning videographer with 13+ years of experience shooting for corporate small businesses to big brand videos, as well as narrative short and feature film and music videos. I'm passionate about creating an emotional connection between your business and your target audience through video! I'm satisfied when the client is more than happy with the result. Only serious inquiries please.
Overview

Hired 28 times

Serves Anaheim, CA

Background checked

1 employee

14 years in business

Payment methods

Cash, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle

Social media

Facebook, Instagram

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This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Wear gloves during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

Featured Projects

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  • Chiil Music Video

    Video Production

  • KittyVent Commercial

    Video Production

Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

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Fabe M.
Jul 23, 2021
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The first thing I noticed about Derek..he is a good listener. He also explained all he was planning and why. He arrived on time and made the whole thing look so easy. The whole process was stress free, productive and fun at the same time. His work is amazing. He is a perfectionist and knows his stuff. The end product and the editing our video was amazing. I definitely recommend him. Looking forward to working with Derek again in the near future.

Details: Home video • 1 minute • 1 minute • My home, venue, etc.

Video Editing
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Mansour k.
Jun 8, 2021
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I worked with Derek on a car video project. I am a nonprofessional and was looking for a videographer only but what I got was so much more. Derek discussed the project with me, helped to find the studio, light, and equipment rentals plus assistant. Even with some challenges in the studio we finished on time and took all the high-resolution footage we needed for the ad. We have been on a budget and overrun is the biggest risk on a project likes this. This was my first time working with Derek and I will gladly hire him again. I looked for a video guy and what I got was a full-fledged filmmaker with experience in everything like equipment, editing, videography, organization, and more. This set of his experience helped in the overall execution of this project. Before I hired Derek I already committed to a film editor but Derek selfless gave his input and advice. This industry comes with a range of people and Derek turned out to be professional knowledgeable, trustworthy, on time and delivers high-quality work within the given budget. Derek is one of the reasons this project was successful. thanks again, Mansour once the project has been published I will add some pictures and links .

Details: Commercial / promotional video • 1 minute • Videography • Lighting during filming • Single camera • One location

Video Production
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Bruce L.
Dec 5, 2021
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Working with Derek was a pleasure from start to finish. He was responsive in getting me a quote and on top of the project all the way through. He showed up on time, was professional, patient (we're not very experienced at doing videos), and brought a lot of good ideas to the process which helped alot. His price was very fair and he handled everything. I would highly recommend Derek to anyone.

Details: 1 minute • Videography • Lighting during filming • Single camera • One location

Video Production
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Priscilla S.
Nov 15, 2021
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Derek did an amazing job shooting and directing my music video. I was so impressed by his vision for the video and the final result exceeded my expectations. I hope to work with him again soon!

Details: Music video • Videography • Editing • Music overlay • Lighting during filming • Single camera • One location • No, I need help to develop a vision

Video Production
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Fernando f.
Oct 15, 2021
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Good Take is very easy, laid back environment to work with. You get the most bang for your dollar with fast and efficient results. For example, within 24 hours of shooting my video, my masterpiece was ready to be published to the world. High quality videography and photo stills. Obviously, I will be back!

Details: Commercial / promotional video • 30 seconds • Videography • Editing • Voice-over • Music overlay • As suggested by the professional • Single camera • One location • No, I am working to develop a vision

Video Production
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Derek Hammer

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Being new to Thumbtack, I'm accepting prices that are below industry standard until I gain more positive reviews and connections. I guarantee quality and innovation in my work, and utilize over 12 years of experience in the field.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    First I try to find out what the goal of the customer's video is, and where its going to be shown. Then I elicit their ideas and give my own input if asked. If they need new ideas for concepts, I search for popular examples on the internet, and we discuss what ideas we'd like to pursue.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    2 years studying film, and mainly online training.

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