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A Better Approach to Video
Venture Visuals is a boutique video production company based in Santa Barbara, California. We plan and produce videos that empower businesses to engage, entertain, and educate their customers. Guided by our mantra "stories matter", we help our clients process and share their stories with the world. Visual storytelling has the power to move hearts and minds in ways that words alone cannot. We delight in creating those moments which inspire a smile, an idea, or a decision.
The traditional model of advertising is broken. In years past, television commercials alone were sufficient for reaching and retaining customers. Today's cusomers have grown to expect a deeper relationship with products and businesses based on mutual trust, respect, and interaction.
At Venture Visuals, we help businesses understand and develop these customer relationships through product videos, educational videos, explainer videos, webisodes, and yes, television commercials still have their place as well.
Enough about us, let's talk about you. You understand that what you believe is just as important as what you sell. Your brand is driven by a conviction to innovate, solve problems and, yes, to make a dent on the status quo. Your goal isn't to inundate consumers with shock treatment advertising. Rather, you're here to lead a meaningful conversation with your community. You are willing to listen and to learn. Your marketing is the overflow of a passion to forge connections built on trust and respect. This is your story.
A Few Of Our Clients
Distributed in over 90 countries, Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world's leading designer lifestyle brands. While we may not be as fashionable (or as well known) as our friends at Tommy Hilfiger, we make up for it with production solutions to some of their biggest media challenges. From shooting during fashion week, to creating content for industry events and store launches; there is never a dull moment working with a client like Tommy.
UGG got it's start amongst the relaxed, casual beach lifestyle of Southern California in 1978. The brand has come a long way since and so has their line of shoes. UGG is much more than the classic sheepskin boot that is so widely known and loved. Since partnering with UGG we have captured their new lines through biannual fashion shows. The content we create for them has proven to be an invaluable sales tool to showcase new product to their biggest buyers like Nordstrom, Macy's, Dillard's, and the like. www.uggaustralia.com
Specialized Bicycle Components
If you've ever ridden a bike, there's a good chance it was a Specialized. Specialized is a world-leader in the cycling industry with more patents than we can keep track of. As long term partners with Specialized, we actively create commercial, educational, and corporate video/photography - and try really hard to keep up while on mountain bike rides. www.specialized.com
Ergon Bike Ergonomics
Ergon's ergonomically designed cycling products carry many of the world's top cyclists over the finish line. We have been a key partner with this German company over the last 3 years helping to create branded video and photographic content for the Web, trade shows, catalogs, and print advertisements. They also give Tom an excuse to eat bratwurst and practice his German. www.ergon-bike.com
At the risk of sounding like we're pandering, Teva is the kind of brand we dream of working with. Their overarching mantra is Live Better Stories. That happens to fit really well with that thing we are always say - Stories Matter. We have had the pleasure of working with Teva on several lifestyle and product videos. Visually communicating the Live Better Stories message has lead to some of our most fun, adventurous, and sometimes sketchy productions to date!www.teva.com
Built on a passion for saving lives, Autoliv has evolved over the last half century to become the global leader in automotive safety. From active to passive safety, they make the parts in your car that keep you safe. We have the pleasure of helping to demonstrate and tell the story of their next generation safety tools and technology for automobiles. www.autoliv.com
Agencies these days have a big task to break through all the noise and help their clients rise to the top. The lines between public relations, advertising, social media, and events are blurring and Crier Communications is leading the charge. We have partnered with them to create both web and broadcast content for some of their biggest clients. www.crierpr.com
Axia is a leader in payment technologies and commerce solutions. They are built on a foundation of helping clients save money on transaction fees, making today financially better than yesterday. We have been working with Axia since the early stages of their growth as a business to support their needs for media content. www.axiapayments.com
If you want to know about the future of the ol' Inter-webs, talk to Something Massive. Something Massive creates interactive content for many world-dominating brands such as Toyota, Scion, Disney - you get the point. We have been instrumental in helping them create video elements for their various web projects. www.somethingmassive.com
This multi-disciplinary web agency has been designing and managing online campaigns for over 13 years. As Takamine Guitars' interactive agency of record, Mineral has big plans for the guitar-maker's 2012 corporate website. We worked with Mineral to construct a visual media strategy and create custom photography for the upcoming website. www.mineralstudios.com
Known world-wide for Ugg Boots and Teva sandals, Deckers likes to have a good time. It just so happens that we do too. We have partnered with Deckers to create video content for their corporate events and their line of service-industry shoes. www.deckers.com
Carl's Jr, the rebellious child of the fast-serve food business, is unmatched in their marketing impact. Since our inception, we've worked with Carl's Jr as a video production resource on corporate content, commercial B-role, or just eating their burgers. www.carlsjr.com
Montecito Bank & Trust
Montecito Bank & Trust is a locally owned community bank serving Santa Barbara & Ventura Counties. They came to us to create spots that showed their community involvement and personal touch that you can only find at a smaller scale locally owned bank like MB&T www.montecito.com
Wonderfully Made is doing…well, wonderful things for young women across america. This non-profit helps young women overcome issues of addiction, abuse, and body image by realizing their self worth. It has been our pleasure and honor to help Wonderfully Made share some of these stories of redemption. www.wonderfullymade.org
Duda Farm Fresh Foods
Duda Farm Fresh Foods has been growing fresh products since 1909. Today they are one of the worlds largest producers of fresh vegetables. They are doing extraordinary work in sustainability and developing crop diversity for future generations. We have had the pleasure of telling these stories for Duda. Through producing these videos we have learned a lot about the agricultural industry…and yes Mom, we've started eating our vegetables too. www.dudafresh.com
Brave & Maiden
The vineyards of Brave & Maiden have been producing grapes for top wine labels for years. Having some of the oldest vines in the Santa Ynez Valley, Brave & Maiden decided it was time to start a label of their own. We have worked with them through this process to delivery imagery for their packaging, website, & printed materials. Looking forward, the next step is video as the next harvest season rolls around and yet another batch of grapes gets ready to take on new life as delicious wine.
Topeak Cycling Accessories
In the cycling tools and accessory category, Topeak leads the pack. With their innovative multi-use tools (with tongue twisting product names), a cyclist is never left without the right tool for the job. We have worked with Topeak to help create clear and concise messages about their products through web-based video. www.topeak.com
Formerly known as WhittmanHart, Band Digital is a near-genius Interactive Agency with offices around the globe. For over 3 years, we've provided Video Production services on various projects for their clients including Budweiser, Scion, Ibanez, Sears, American Gladiator, and Harley-Davidson. They are also responsible for nicknaming Tom "T-Pain". www.banddigital.com
Reality started about ten years ago as a small church in Carpinteria, CA. They have grown quickly and now have locations in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Stockton, San Francisco, Boston, and London. We have partnered with Reality on countless video, design and web projects over the years to help them with their communications, event promotions, and overall growth. www.realitysb.com
Prudent Energy provides long-life, environmentally friendly "flow battery" energy storage solutions. They are true innovators in the world of power. Wether it's storing solar energy or simply electricity bought off peak hours, they are the industry leaders. We are honored to partner with Prudent Energy to tell their stories of responsible environmentally conscious innovation. www.pdenergy.com
For over 40 years, Takamine has been innovating and improving the craft of guitar-making and rocker hairdos. We worked with Takamine to extend their existing marketing strategies into "visual" media strategies on their upcoming corporate website for video and photography assets. www.takamine.com
Gill's Onions / Rio Farms
Gills Onions makes onions - lots of them. We love onions as much as the rest, but the reason we really love Gills Onions is their leadership in sustainability. We helped create photography for their packaging that clearly articulated the company's impressive environmental commitment. www.gillsonions.com