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Encinitas Audio Video Specialists

Browse these audio video specialists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Encinitas.

Jim McAdory
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Alex L.
Verified review

Jim filmed and recorded our daughter's rock concert. Both the video and the audio were amazing. He was professional and the entire job was low stress and we got to enjoy the show. We are definitely hiring Jim again for the next show.

Familia Folks Productions
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
DjT E.
Verified review

Bill was an amazing professional Videographer. He took care of Video for our Corporate Bank Office Grand opening. Very punctual and was a pleasure to work with. Very efficient and professional work with his DSLR and Audio equipment. Have Bill take care of your Video needs, you're be glad you did! Thank you Bill!

Pool Room Studio
4.6
from 14 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa S.
Verified review

Norm is a complete professional! He did such a wonderful job recording my audio, and for such a reasonable price. I will definitely be using Norm at the Pool Room Studio again, since there is no reason to look anywhere else. Thank you Norm!

Bigsly Media
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Laura A.
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Every time I have worked with Bigsly Media I have always received quality work and in a timely manner. Bob is my go to person for any questions and/or assistance with audio visual projects. I highly recommend Bigsly Media you won't regret it.

Klearsounds
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Ava T.
Verified review

He made our daughter's birthday party a day to remember. He was good at following directions and had all types of music easily accessible. Had a really cool computer system hoopkup;state of the art audio equipment.

rhythmlakeMEDIA
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 13 years in business
Don Alex F.
Verified review

We are so grateful to Derek for his work on our massive video project, CoupleTalk. We were novices and Derek was unendingly patient with us during the week of filming on set - with 27 people involved! Many times, our inexperience caused retakes and created a need for extra editing, yet Derek was always encouraging and supportive - never critical. Many innovations in this cutting-edge program were created by Derek: our intro "bumper" (shown at the beginning of each video session), our promotional videos, the countdown clock used during couples practice times, subtitling innovations, etc. The complexity of our project was immense: multiple cameras, editing over 100 hours of video down to 15, a fully-integrated participant workbook, etc. Derek became so familiar with the program that several times he caught mistakes we should have noticed! We've sold CoupleTalk in over 27 states and 7 countries, and consistently hear praise for the video quality. Derek had the ability to take in all this massive data and produce a beautiful product that we are so proud of, and we give him our highest recommendation!

DJ Playback
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Raj P.
Verified review

Erick started out as an intern at my recording studio right out of school and quickly worked his way up to become the go to engineer for a majority of the projects. He definitely knows his stuff but what makes him that right guy is his passion for music and audio. It his it factor. Raj Illusive Records

Stage One Studios
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Chris T.
Verified review

I have recorded and rehearsed at stage one more times than I can count. Every thought and experience I have of stage one rates as excellent. I highly recommend this studio for whatever audio or video needs you have! The owner is knowledgeable, professional and always charges a fair and competitive price.

GMDavid Studios
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Ryan L.
Verified review

I'm both a long time customer and friend of GM David Studios. He's very professional and easy to work with, and even more... his prices are VERY affordable. As someone is an actor and hip-hop artist, GM David Studios really helped take my career to a whole new level. Both on the audio and video front, this studio fuels creativity and allows for creative control. I've made countless successful projects both musically and visually, with a ton of credit to GM David Studios for the success. I consider Germaine, the owner of GM David Studios, to be a close friend and the other half of the amazing team we've created (Like Scottie Pippen is to Michael Jordan, haha!). When it comes to recording or video, GM David Studios is DEFINITELY doing their thing and making magic happen.

A Motion Video
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 22 years in business
Gary G.
Verified review

Tina has performed the videography for both of my daughters' weddings. She worked very well with the photographers, captured the important moments with many video cameras and did an outstanding job in the post-production. She is extremely knowledgeable and works to meet your budget and desires. I am very happy that we chose her for our important wedding days!

iFilm Media TV
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Keithan J.
Verified review

He made it easy and convenient. Well placed highlights that matched the audio. Great job!

No Loitering Productions
3.8
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Kim C.
Verified review

We used Alex to do a video for a big Open House Gala Event. He wanted to do everything possible to please us and the end product was very nice. I would recommend using Alex!

Element Audio Group
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Tami S.
Verified review

EAG did an awesome video and audio recording for my showreel. Very efficient and professional job. A lot of fun to work with too; great collaborators. Highly recommend.

Exum Recording
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Judy M.
Verified review

Scott Exum has worked for me and with me for 6 years now. He has provided excellent engineering services and creative ideas in both video and audio format for my professional Sales Training Business. He is an expert in handling the recording of both music and the spoken word. My hobby is singing and he made EVEN me sound GREAT! He is the only person who has 30 years of experience and all the equipment needed and the only person I would count on. His integrity is impeccable, as well. He can be trusted with your biggest projects. Thanks SCOTT!

White Gorilla Media
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Thierry J.
Verified review

White Gorilla Media is my go to for graphic design and video work. As well as amazing logo work, they are experts behind the camera and know how to convey a message that is both impactful, unique, and visually appealing. They always keep your creative vision as their goal but also know how to compliment that with their own creativity and expertise. The final product ends up being so much better than you had hoped for. Definitely highly recommended.

Show Gear Productions
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Mikela R.
    Verified review

    We have exhibited at an annual tradeshow for several years and utilized Show Gear productions for our complex group presentations, audio and video needs. Every year they work closely with us on a plan based on our needs and are true partners on-site.

    Janeane Trinidad
    5.0
    from 1 review
      Leonard F.
      Verified review

      Janeane worked on two projects for us. She is great at turning interviews into engaging stories, using the perfect sound bites and video footage. The first project we hired her for was editing raw footage we already had, and the other was a full video recording and editing project. The quality of the video and audio was great and the story-flow / message was perfect for what we were trying to achieve with our videos. I highly recommend her work.

      Titicacaman Studio
      5.0
      from 1 review
        Michael J.
        Verified review

        I have been working with Marcelo on and off since 1996, and have had the distinct pleasure of working with him and Titicacaman Studios quite regularly for quite a number of years now. Marcelo is one of those rare individuals who is extraordinarily talented no matter how his skills are employed. He can light, shoot, and edit video projects with great skill. He can take ANY audio project and turn it into a work of art. I have worked with Marcelo in nearly all capacities and in every instance, he's brought more creativity and technical expertise than one can even imagine existing in a single individual. It's really quite something. I suppose you can tell I'm a fan. That's hardly describes it. I've never worked with someone who has such deep and thoughtful rationale for nearly each and every decision he makes. It's nuts. This is not to say that he is always right or that we always agree, but the creative back-and-forth between us always nets a better result. I've worked with many award-winning media people (with numerous Emmys and such), so I've been around a lot of talented people. I can say without hesitation that Marcelo is one of the most creative, talented, and prolific artists I've ever had the pleasure to know. I count myself fortunate for each opportunity we've had to work together...and there have been many!

        Lux Media Productions

        New To Thumbtack

          About

          My finished products stand out as artistic because I am an artist and musicain myself. I have the insight to make your video or audio appeal to both artists and the general public.

          Audio Visual Allies

          New To Thumbtack

            About

            We have ten years of experience in video production and audiovisual equipment/staging. We do lights, projectors, screens, sound systems and staging. We are creative and cost efficient.

            About

            IEAVR provides rental services of audio, video, lighting, and stage equipment to most of the Inland Empire area. We will deliver, set up and pick up the equipment at no additional fee under most circumstances. We carry name brand, professional equipment and can satisfy most requests, even with short notice. If you are having a birthday party, wedding, special occasion, or any other type of event that requires audio equipment, give us a call. We service the following areas: • Temecula • Corona • Riverside • Escondido • Ontario • Moreno Valley • Redlands • Chino Hills • Diamond Bar • Pomona • Oceanside • Murrieta • Highland • Rancho Cucamonga • La Verne • Glendora • Irvine, etc.

            Q & A

            Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

            What is a videographer and what do they do?

            A videographer professionally films weddings and other events and edits the footage to create film keepsakes or marketing materials for their clients. Wedding videographers record all the key elements of your wedding day, ceremony and reception, and then edit the hours of film during post-production to make a wedding video, social media highlight reels, and any other film features you choose. Wedding videography captures, in live action, your vows, the cake-cutting, the first dance, reception toasts, the decor, the guests and all the details of your day. Many wedding videographers also interview guests (based on an interview list provided by the couple) and incorporate the recorded responses into the wedding video. Event videography typically costs less than wedding videography, as events are shorter with less detail. The national average cost for event videography is $500-$760, while the national average cost for wedding videography is $990-$1,260. A videographer usually does not need to be licensed, but it is important to confirm they have insurance and good standing in the business community, as well as good client reviews. A great majority of the work happens during post-production. The pros watch and blend together the hours of footage they took (sometimes from multiple cameras) to capture the story of your wedding day or event.

            How do you choose a wedding videographer?

            A wedding videographer will create a lifetime memory for you from edited video footage of your wedding day, ceremony and reception. Choosing a wedding videographer starts with looking online at portfolios of their past work. There’s no need to talk to anyone unless you love what you see. Next, make sure they have good reviews and past client experience; don’t be shy about asking for references if there aren’t any posted online. When you find someone who has a style you love, ask if they are available on your wedding day. If so, it’s time to talk pricing. Be clear about your maximum budget, and ask what kind of packages they offer. Pricing will depend on the number of crew needed for filming, the hours they are required to be onsite, post-production editing, and the length of the final product. Talk with several wedding videographers to get a feel for what prices are like in your region. Nationally, the average cost for wedding videography ranges between $990 and $1,260 per event. Once you agree on a product and have a plan, get everything in a written and signed contract. Clearly state the details of what is expected for your wedding day and from the final product. Be prepared to pay a deposit to reserve their services for the day, then pay the remainder upon receiving the video.

            What should you ask your wedding videographer before hiring?

            Finding the perfect wedding videographer doesn’t have to be stressful. Asking a few key questions upfront will help you find the right fit for your big day. Before talking with wedding videographers, research their work online. Look at their websites, business profiles and social media, and see what their finished wedding videos look like. If the style fits what you’re envisioning, it’s time to reach out. During initial contact, make sure you get along with the person. This is important since they’ll be interacting with you and your guests.

            Your first question should be about their availability; there’s no point in going further if they’re booked on your wedding day. Ask to see references if they’re not readily available online. Next, it’s time to talk about money. Ask how they determine rates or what kind of packages they offer. When you settle on a rate and the services you want, make sure to have a written contract that outlines everything, including cost, length of time they film, what post-production will include, and when you can expect to receive the edited project.

            When do you pay your wedding videographer and wedding photographer?

            Most wedding videographers and photographers require a set deposit when you hire them. Wedding season is a busy time and a deposit secures that vendor’s services for your wedding date. It also protects the vendor if the couple changes their mind at the last minute, and they can’t find a new booking and lose work for the day. The deposit may be anywhere from 20 percent to  50 percent of the agreed-upon total price. Always get a written confirmation that your deposit has been received.

            The remainder of the wedding videography and photography bill may be due in the week before to your wedding or on the day of the wedding. Other vendors may require a second payment immediately before the wedding and a third and final payment after the wedding video or photos are delivered. Each vendor has their own policies, so before hiring be sure to read, understand and agree to payment protocols. There is no requirement for tipping wedding videographers or photographers, but if you do want to tip them, the end of the reception is the appropriate time. 

            How much is videography for a wedding?

            Wedding videography is one thing many couples regret not paying for. It may seem like just another expense during wedding planning, but it’s really special to have a moving memory of your big day. The national average cost for wedding videography is $990-$1,260. Pricing can vary depending on wedding length, special film features, the amount of editing required, and how many videographers are needed to cover the event. Many videographers offer packages that provide different levels of service. A very simple wedding documentary could be $600 or more, while a full-scale cinematic experience involving multiple videographers could be $2,500 or more. Here’s an example of average package pricing:

            • Package 1: $1,400
              • Footage during and after the ceremony, including highlights requested by the couple.
              • Two cameras with audio equipment.
              • DVD including a 3- or 4-minute edit to a song of the couple’s choice and a 45- to 50-minute raw edit covering the entire event.
              • Recordings of guests’ good wishes to the couple.
            • Package 2: $1,800
              • Includes everything from Package 1, plus an additional videographer (2 total) and aerial videography.  
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