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HVS-Sloan crews show up on time, take the time to understand what you need, and are qualified to get it for you. We bring the right equipment and are masters in its use and application. If you’re looking for an experienced and skilled video production crew in San Diego, get in touch today to learn about our services.
Unsure of your project needs? Contact HVS-Sloan today for guidance. Our knowledgeable team can help point you in the right direction. Or, take a look at our recent projects for inspiration. We offer live video production services, editing, and consultation for San Diego and the surrounding areas.
Call the Experts
Our video production crews in San Diego have worked with some of the most demanding clients in the industry. We’ve worked on three America’s Cups, four Superbowls, the World Series, the Olympics, ESPN’s X Games, the Republican National Convention, and Comic Con, just to name a few events. This breadth of experience makes us one of the nation’s leading suppliers of professional camera crews and photographic expertise. Our seasoned video production crews in San Diego are equipped to handle almost anything you throw their way; live events, corporate gatherings, commercials, documentaries, news broadcasts, short films, and more.
Video Production Crew Services
You don’t have time to deal with an unreliable video production crew. Our professional team knows that time is money; wasting either isn’t an option. Whether you need a one or two-person camera crew or a large scale multi-camera production in the city, on a stage, or on a remote island, you have our unconditional guarantee that we follow through with all of your special and unique needs. HVS-Sloan prides itself on offering the most professional and reliable video production crews in the industry. Our full-service offerings include:
- Consultation; from concept to execution
- Multi-camera filming techniques
- State-of-the-art equipment including advanced digital and drone cameras
- Live event production
- Staged interviews and scripted-commercial filming
- Recommendations on best practices, techniques, and visual concepts
- Post production editing and branding
- Digitization and file editing for websites and social media
- Underwater, Outdoor, and Aerial photography and videography
Corporate Video Production
You need to get the job done and ensure that your organization’s message is delivered in the most effective and appropriate method. To help you get there, we start with “why?” Our proven process will help you come up with the best solutions for your corporate communications. Have an amazing idea for this year’s stakeholder event in San Diego but aren’t sure how to make it a reality? HVS-Sloan can help create branded messaging and capture live event footage that accurately tells the story of your company’s history and culture. An effective marketing video can make the difference for new and prospective clients. We’ve worked with San Diego’s top companies to provide a wide range of corporate video production services including:
- Live event video production crews for stakeholder events and gatherings in San Diego
- Commercials for web and TV
- Internal education and HR messaging
- Creation and filming of client success stories
- Video production for trade shows and conferences
- Demo reel compilation
- Content for locally-sponsored television and news segments
- Video content for entry-ways and corporate receptions
Video Editing Services
Do you need to edit a video game trailer, behind-the-scenes documentary, or client success story? Or perhaps you need guidance on how to skillfully combine hours of archival footage to form a cohesive piece. Call the experts at HVS-Sloan. With over four decades of experience in video production and editing in San Diego, our skilled crews can make it happen. We can review hours of clips, interviews, and audio and distill them down into a clear and impactful message. Our collective work in documentary and TV production has made us masters of story-telling. Furthermore, we understand the key principles of file sizes and mobile optimization, ensuring that your project plays beautifully on any device. Contact us with details about your editing project and learn about our editing offerings here:
- Editing for tv and web commercials
- Archival footage and documentary creation
- Web-optimized content creation
- Large format film creation
- Aerial footage compilations
- Interview titling and composition
- Transition and branding details
- Post-production audio and visual refinement
- Subtitles and credit creation
Drone Video Production Crews
Aerial photography and film have revolutionized the way we visualize narratives. By filming from above, we can offer a new perspective on your event, facility, city, or charitable cause. Utilizing the latest in drone video technology, we capture footage that rises above the rest. In fact, our co-founder built and operated San Diego’s first gyro-stabilized HD aerial camera system, creating the award-winning film “San Diego Above All.” HVS-Sload is an FAA-approved drone operator of UAS/UAV systems, under the part 107 exemption. Our experienced drone video production crew in San Diego allows for a wide range of advanced aerial options, below:
- UAS/UAV or drone aerial videography and photography
- Indoor drone photography for events or production facilities
- Aerial videography consulting and editing services
HVS-Sloan has a unique, proven process for achieving exemplary results. Our video production crews take the time to assess each project from start to finish. We look at your goals, likes, dislikes, inspirations, project specifications, and timeline before presenting the right solution. With over 40 years of experience in San Diego’s video production industry, there’s almost no limit to the scale of project we are willing to take on.
We’ll start by detailing your project’s needs, budget, and timeline. Then, we’ll explore styles and formats that will highlight your message. You’ll work one-on-one with our San Diego crews to develop a detailed project plan and timeline for live events or draft approvals. HVS-Sloan often collaborates with project managers and marketing teams on large-scale events and offers an unparalleled level of professionalism. As a result, much of our business is based on referrals and customer testimonials.
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Video Production for Your Industry
At HVS-Sloan, we understand that no two industries are alike. Our breadth of experience in video production in San Diego has taught us to tailor our approach to each client. Our professional crews adapt accordingly when partnering with small non-profit organizations or with a large private enterprise. We have worked with:
- Small independently-owned businesses
- Financial firms
- Multinational corporations
- Medical research and technology companies
- Non-profit organizations
- Government institutions
- International interest groups
- Social media influencers
- Entertainment events, concerts, and festivals
If you’re looking for a reliable and experienced video production crew in San Diego, contact HVS-Sloan today to learn how we can help.
Video Production Technology
Video production technology is more advanced than ever. Crisper lenses, multi-camera rigs, and high-impact digital footage allow the crew at HVS-Sloan to create seamless, highly-polished work. In addition to our top-of-the-line audio and visual equipment, we are an FAA-approved to operate drones and UAS/UAV systems. We are equipped to film in almost any setting, from rugged, outdoor environments to small business suites. After working at high-profile events, including four SuperBowls, the Olympics, and the X-Games, our San Diego video production crews have mastered a wide range of dynamic video technology to bring any story to life. Our team can provide and operate:
- Best-in-class digital camera equipment including DSLR, XDCAM, and IMAG
- Sony FS7 mk2 & Sony Alpha A7R DSLR cameras and CinePrime lenses
- Underwater camera rigs for Canon C300 and 5D Mark III
- Indoor and outdoor camera rigs
- HMI light sources
- Sound boards and a variety of audio equipment
- Digital editing software
- UAV/UAS and drone cameras
- Digital receivers for live events
- Microphones, screens, and projectors
Our video production crews thrive on working with a diverse range of clients and projects, and our portfolio shows it. From highlighting MLB athletes to telling the story of advances in the hearing equipment industry, every narrative holds its unique features and flourishes. We’ve collaborated with doctors, athletes, gardeners, bloggers, students, and more to showcase their stories. Our video production crews are also skilled in bringing corporate messaging to life. We avoid bland marketing trends and instead utilize a range of tones, authentic shots, and editing styles to ensure that the outcome is fresh, inspiring, and on-brand.
Our blog highlights some of our more recent projects, explaining the technological approach to each project. In addition, we offer practical advice for anyone interested in creating their own productions or learning more about production skills.
Meet Our Team
Founded in 1979, the HVS-Sloan video production crews have traveled the world capturing powerful images for television networks, public broadcasting, major corporations, and independent directors. We’ve worked hard to build our reputation as one of the best video production crews in San Diego. We are a 4-time National Emmy award-winning video production company with over 35 years of experience helping our clients produce compelling branded content, commercials, live events, features, corporate communications, and educational content.
Jeff Landie (Vice President / Production Manager)
As production manager, Jeff is experienced in virtually all types of broadcast and corporate production. His attention to detail is unparalleled and appreciated by all of our clients. Jeff also acts at the Director of Photography, cameraman, producer, and editor.
Bob Shroder (President, Director of Post Production)
Bob’s editing skills have won him numerous awards since starting in television production in the 1980s. As a co-founder of HVS-Sloan, he has worked with many of our most prestigious clients, including in the 1992 Olympics and multiple America’s Cup races.
Bob Sloan (Vice President, Producer, Director, DP)
Bob has been behind the camera for over 35 years. His resume includes projects for National Geographic Explorer, Discovery Channel Networks, ABC, ESPN, Nature, and more. Bob is able to skillfully distill and tell our client’s stories while keeping their return on investment in mind.
Marty Zimmerman (Vice President, Aerial and Drone Production)
As a co-founder of HVS-Sloan, Marty was key in creating several corporate productions and aerial videography projects. He holds an FAA “Type 107” license for drone operation and is also a licensed pilot.
HVS-Sloan is one of the most accomplished video production crews in San Diego. We are honored to have been recognized for many of our corporate and independent projects over the years. Between our distinguished team members, we hold the below awards:
- 3 National Emmy Awards
- 5 Regional Emmy Awards
- 28 Telly Awards
- Over 7 industry awards including a Peabody Award and recognition from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Our business is driven by client referrals and our stellar reputation in San Diego’s video production industry. Whether working with a small, independent non-profit or a large multinational corporation, our customized approach allows us to create a successful outcome every time. Here’s what our clients have to say about our dedicated video production crews:
“I’ve worked with Jeff Landie and his team at HBO’s annual trip to cover Comic-Con for many years, most recently for Game of Thrones & Westworld, and have always had a first class terrific experience. Jeff is creative, diligent, energetic and a real pleasure to work with. I’ve always found that Jeff’s footage is perfect – he always covers all the angles and provides me and my editor with top-notch footage.” -Rob Stein, HBO
“HVS-Sloan was excellent to work with. Their team took 3 days worth of video at our user meeting and did a great job post producing the talks in a web-ready format. In addition, they put together an excellent video that required them to really understand our products, our target audience and our industry. HVS-Sloan is extremely competent, knowledgeable, and produces excellent work…” -Sherri Gillespie, Director Global Digital Marketing, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Ready to start your next project? Contact HVS-Sloan to start planning your upcoming video production needs. With over four decades of experience and countless accolades, HVS-Sloan is your best resource when it comes to high quality video production crews in San Diego.
It’s never too early to create a vision, timeline, and budget. If you need guidance on a direction or technical specifications, we’re happy to help.