Video Production

Philip Tansey, Media Production Manager at AVA since 2006 uses professional video and audio recording equipment and techniques to provide state of the art services for our clients.  We specialise in video recording and web streaming of conferences and events and production of promotional videos.

Here is a list of some of the clients AVA have produced professional video for:  

MSLETB                         PDST                            Hollister
Elanco                            ITSligo                          Abbotts
HSE                               Hermitage Clinic           PNA
Abbvie                           Gateway                       Sligo Volunteer Centre
Coca-Cola                     Collite                            Pramerica
Dept of Education        IDA                               Rehab
Fianna Fail                     SligoCoCo                    SLControls
Sligo GAA                      EJs Mensware              RedC
Aurivo                            Irish Distillers               Frylite
Radission Sligo             Nevan Maguire            Simon North West

Here is a sample of some of the professional videos produced by AVA:

Official Opening of Damien Tansey Solicitors, Castle Street, Sligo by The Minister for Justice, July 2015:

Sligo Volunteer Centre promotional video, January 2015:

Testimonial from Joe McGowan (we archived all his video and audio recordings, including cassette tapes, HI8, VHS and other videos):

Check out AVA’s YouTube channel

When deciding to produce a video it is vital to have a clear idea what you want to achieve and plan it out.  The following issues should be considered:

  • Storyboard or sketch your ideas down to get a better picture of how you want your video to turn out.
  • Who is your audience?
  • What do you want to tell them?
  •   Do you want to show them something and do a voiceover, lecture them or a combination of the two formats?
  • Location: Where do you want to record? – your own premises, our office, somewhere else, combination?
  • Do you intend to use a script or are you going to ad lib?  If using a script you need to practice to make the presentation personal and not seem artificial.

Some Tips:

  • Be alive!  Act like you’re talking to someone not like you’re reading from a script.
  • When practicing you should not stare at the “camera”, or any individual object.  Even if you stay facing the “camera”, shift your weight, use limited hand gestures, speak with more than monotone, and use your face to reinforce your words.
  • Get straight to the point! Never ramble on about random things.
  • If you have a lot to say break it down into modules and plan to make short clips – unless you are making a movie.
  • What is your deadline?   Do you want a once off video or regular video updates?
  •   What is your budget?

Here is a link to tips for doing the videos yourself

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