Kansas City Video Production: Still Standing Photography Promotional Video

Focused Story Films had the amazing opportunity to work with Still Standing Photography last fall to produce a promotional video for their brand, and it’s had immense impact on their business. I was talking with owner Jenna Pittman the other day and she was very pleased with how the video was producing for her. She …

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Kansas City Video Production: PromoUkraine

Last month, when the PromoUkraine and Art4U gallery and boutique opened in Parkville, Missouri, I shot a small promotional piece for them. Despite living in Kansas City for close to four years, I had never been to historic Parkville, where the store is located on 110 Main Street. The life of a Kansas City video …

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Kansas City Commercial Video: Boulevard Portraits Branding

When Boulevard Portraits approached me several months ago about producing high quality Kansas City commercial   video for them, we couldn’t have been more excited. This project promised to be different from videos we’d worked on for other photographers. Boulevard Portraits is transplanting from Kansas City to Washington State. When owner Jessica Seaman approached me, capturing …

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Museum at Prairiefire: KC Urban Advantage Video

Museum at Prairiefire: KC Urban Advantage As the owner of Focused Story Films, I had the pleasure of partnering with the Museum at Prairiefire to produce a video for their non-profit, KC Urban Advantage. I choose Focused Story Films’ non-profit partnerships carefully and really believe in what KC Urban Advantage offers. Watch the video we …

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4 Wedding videography mistakes couples need to avoid

1. Hiring family or friends as your videographer Family friends are cheap and free, but they are not professionals. They don’t understand what they’re doing, what moments will be important to capture,  how to avoid disrupting the ceremony, and most importantly – how to compose and capture beautiful video and audio. Avoid using unpaid family …

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Kansas City Commercial Video: How CORE Strong Fitness Is Growing

Last year we produced two videos for CORE Strong Fitness as a media package with them. Mark Campbell, owner of the TRX Based company, had a very specific vision for how he wanted the video to look and feel, and we worked closely with him to deliver on that vision. We shot at his downtown …

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Museum at Prairefire – Kansas City Commercial Video

Over the past six months, Focused Story Films has had a fantastic time working with The Museum at Prairefire to create a number of great videos to use in different areas of museum advertising. We began with creating them a 45 second video around their Wedding and Event services, which were under-advertised and little known. They’ve …

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Commercial videography can change your marketing overnight

Most customers go online when deciding what company they want to go with. They’ll visit your website, facebook page, and read reviews. This is a somewhat impersonal information gathering stage before you ever have a chance to interact with these potential clients. They have no way to get to know you – or do they? …

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CORE Strong Fitness Shoot

CORE Strong Fitness recently hired Focused Story Films to produce a branding video for them. Mark Campbell, the owner, is an amazing TRX trainer and very humble down to earth guy with a big heart. I was very excited to dive into this project with him. Yesterday was the shoot day, and it was an …

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Preferred Vendors – Still Standing Photography

As a wedding professional, it’s important to me to have other vendors I trust. I want to give my brides good people who will do a great job on their wedding day when they need a referral. I am starting a blog series to highlight some of the best wedding vendors I’ve worked with. Today …

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Three ways a quality video builds trust with customers

Over the last several years marketing strategies have massively shifted. With the prominence of the internet in marketing strategies, and the prevalence of video on the internet, it has never been more critical. However, with the increased saturation of video, just having a video isn’t going to convert customers. Quality business video, on the other …

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