Do I have to be on camera?

If you want make a real connection with your customers so they can see who you are and decide if they want to do business with you, then, yes, you need to brave your fears and show up in front of the camera. The good news is that we hold your hand through the entire process. Our job is to make you look and sound your best. Your job is to show up with all your passions and desires and just be YOU. We’ll help you with what to say, light you so you look fabulous, and coach you to be your absolute best. Still not convinced? We can always recommend a local actor to be your spokesperson.

 How long does the process take from beginning to end?

 Four to six weeks from script writing to shooting to editing and distribution.

 What if I’m not clear about what I want to say about my business?

Part of what makes Video in a Minute so successful is our ability to help you focus on the most important aspects of your business. In your creative consult, we will ask you clarifying questions to get clear about who you are, where your strengths lie and who your best audience is. Through our process, you get more than just a great video, you get crystal clear about who you are and how you want to present yourself out in the world.

 What is video email and what does it look like?

Video email is a form of communication that can complement or take the place of email newsletters and email blasts. It engages the senses and gets the point across extremely quickly. Using video emails boost your email open rate from an average of 3-5% up to 20-40% simply by changing the method of communication. Video email is trackable and get’s great results because you can speak directly to your audience in a real and personable way. Click Here to see an example.

 Do I own the final video?  How do I get a copy of it for my own computer?

Yes. You may do whatever you like with the video once it is complete. You will receive an emailed link to download the projects as quicktime movies so that you can upload the files wherever and whenever you’d like, places like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. You also have the option to get two hard drives, one is for backup, to hold all of your raw footage and final edited videos.

 Can I use music or photos that I own in my video?

We only use royalty free images and music that we own outright after purchase. It is your responsibility to obtain permission to use any images or music that you will be providing for your video project.

 Do I need release forms for actors or locations where I film?

In general, if you are filming a crowd and individuals are hard to pick out of the crowd, you do not need release forms for everyone in the shot. However, if you can see the faces of certain individuals and they take up a large portion of the shot, you will need to have the on camera people sign a release form. Video in a Minute can provide a standard form for you.