3 Ways To Find The Right Video Production Company

By | Published June 9th, 2015 | in Video Production Services

3 Ways To Find The Right Video Production Company

Video production can be expensive, and if you hire the wrong company, that money is wasted. 

So when you begin to look for a company to work with, the pressure is on. How can you find the right one for you? 

Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. 

You can’t choose the right video production company until you’ve found the right company. So how can you find one that will deliver what you need? It’s not like quality production companies can be found just anywhere, setting up shop next to your local convenient market.

Here are…

The three ways to find the right video production company…

1. Work Backward

Are there some online or televised videos that stand out in your mind as being exceptional? 

Maybe you admire them for their creative camera work, or the stellar sound quality. Maybe you were moved by the emotional storytelling.

This is one great way to find a video production company for your film project. Find out who did your favorite videos and contact them to see if they are accessible to you. In some cases, you may find that production companies represented in larger projects don’t work on small projects. 

They aren’t biased. 

It may just not be economically feasible for you or them to transport people and equipment to your location for your small production. If this is the case, move on to idea number two.

2. Ask Your Creatives

If you’ve hired professional creatives for your video, they must have worked with production companies in the past. 

Don’t discount asking them if they have any company they can recommend. 

It doesn’t mean you have to follow through and hire any company mentioned. Just use their recommendation as a starting point for further consideration. 

One benefit to this method is that since your creatives are working on your project, their past experience was more likely to mirror the size and budget you have at your disposal.

And don’t be afraid to ask for references as well. If they won’t provide them, then you don’t want to work with them at all.  

3. Fine Tune Your Needs

Online searches can produce unsuitable results. The more general your search terms, the more you’re likely to waste your time pursuing production companies that don’t offer the full suite of services that you require. Fine-tune your needs and specify exactly what services you need. The best production companies will offer:

  • Pre-production services like budgeting
  • Equipment leasing and arranging
  • Trained personnel to choose from
  • Video production services like scheduling
  • Post production services like editing

Be as specific as you can be with these places. You want to make sure you’re not paying for anything you don’t need or missing out on the stuff you thought would come guaranteed.  

Summing up 3 Ways To Find The Right Video Production Company

Finding the right video production company is one of the most critical stages of your project. Make sure you ultimately choose a company that has a reputable image, experience similar to your project, and representatives who are eager to work with you.

Now get out there and get shooting. 

We can’t wait to see what you come up with…

Who Are We?

Ambient Skies is a full service entertainment production company focused on creative storytelling for commercials, documentaries, and narratives.

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John Schaus