Monday, December 5th, 2016


October 19th Meeting: How YOU Can Book More Brides!

Tweet Last month, long time videographer Julie Conroy got to experience a wedding day from a whole new perspective. She was THE Mother of the Bride!  The year leading up to the wedding and the wedding day itself was a real eye opener for her. She understands the thought process of the brides better. She saw the problems faced the year before. The months before. The weeks before. And the day of and... [Read more]

Everything you NEED to know about High End Weddings with Sarah & Rick Pendergraft

Tweet On July 5th, 2016, Sarah and Rick discussed all about Audio, Multicams, Editing and their philosophy on how they approach high-end weddings. Former TV reporters, producers and anchors Sarah & Rick Pendergraft have always had a passion for storytelling. Since launching PenWeddings in 2009, they have used that same passion to create emotionally captivating wedding films for their couples. Based... [Read more]

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 – Tim Ryan spoke on The Real Value of Wedding Video

Tweet Tim Ryan from Treasured Memories Video presented “The Real Value of Wedding Video” which included an open discussion with our members! In this HIGHLY interactive discussion, Tim showed a very high quality award-winning wedding cinematography demo reel.   Tim lead the discussion that analyzes what makes it particularly great; not so much the production quality, but the content…... [Read more]

Taky Cheung of LA Color Pros was our May 18th Guest Speaker!

Tweet Digital Delivery for Event Filmmakers Taky Cheung from LA Color Pros presented the topic of Digital Delivery for Event Filmmakers. Taky talked about different types of digital delivery methods, the best delivery formats and best encoding settings, choice of online video streaming platform, and USB flash drive selection, as well as product packaging, pricing and marketing aspects for digital delivery.... [Read more]

April 20, 2016 Music Videos!

Tweet The April 20th 2016 meeting will feature the planning of three separate music videos. 3 of our members decided at the March meeting that they will each direct their own music video featuring musicians that they know. Bill Ivie, Alex Leonard and Tab Morgan are our three directors. At the meeting they will each pitch their idea for the video they have planned, and everyone attending can decide... [Read more]

Video Competition at our 11/18/15 Meeting!

Tweet NJVA FALL COMPETITION!  (Wedding and Corporate) It’s time to show us what you’re made of… Our November 18th meeting will now become our annual competition! The wedding season is just about behind us. Now it’s time to find your best job and use that masterpiece to make you into the next Ray Roman. And the competition is not just for wedding videographers; it’s also for... [Read more]

Wednesday, 10/21/15-Cali Hlavac & Bill Reyna

Tweet Do you know anything about Instagram? Guess what, your competition does. Instagram is growing much faster than Facebook. Many people are leaving Facebook (including your potential clients) and spending a ton of time on Instagram. Facebook still has its place but there’s always something bigger and better. Want to learn all the basics AND advanced concepts and strategies all in the same... [Read more]

September 16, 2015 Timelapse!

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Adam Forgione on August 12th!

Tweet Adam Forgione spoke at our August 12th meeting! It was the second Wednesday of August. Adam Forgione is regarded as one of the top event filmmakers in the world. Owner of award winning wedding film studio Pennylane Productions based in New York, he was voted multiple years for “one of the top event filmmakers in the world” by EventDV magazine, winner of over 30 state and international... [Read more]

June 17th 2015 Workshop: Green Screen Secrets Unveiled

Tweet You missed all there is to know about green screen on the evening of June 17. Whether you’re a newcomer or a longtime pro, there was something there for everyone. Those in attendance added a new skill and fine-tuned their creativity (AND, may get more work)! Everyone was invited to bring their camera and “shoot all you want”.  Their footage was combined with backgrounds on several... [Read more]