Sunday, November 29th, 2015


Video Competition at our 11/18/15 Meeting!

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 event... [Read more]

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

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 night?... [Read more]

September 16, 2015 Timelapse!

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Adam Forgione on August 12th!

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

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 workstations... [Read more]

May 20, 2015 Meeting

On Wednesday, May 20th we featured Noam Kroll via Skype, who discussed how to achieve the film look, and how it differs from the cinema look, as well as discussing how to get away from the video look. But wait, there was more! Also a discussion with Dan Bitcon and Tab Morgan on drones. AND… guests from LegalShield discussed affordable legal coverage (you know, in case you crash your drone into... [Read more]

April 15th: Build an Amazing Website: 3 Experts Tell All

Do you need a new website? Is it user friendly … or a constant source of frustration? What about a mobile ready site with eCommerce — or are you still pre-Y2K? If you’re struggling with website issues, we hope you did not miss our April meeting! Members simplified their lives and GOT THEIR QUESTIONS ANSWERED on WordPress, HTML, WYSIWYG and other website options. Speakers: Anthony Bianciella,... [Read more]

March Meeting-Wedding Video Contest + Photoshop for Video

The March 18th, 2015 meeting featured a video contest for wedding footage. Free to members and $25 for those who paid the guest fee. Any portion of a wedding video was fair game for the contest. The winner, as voted by the NJVA membership, was our NJVA president, Tab Morgan, who won a $50 gift card. Guests did not vote, and I swear it wasn’t fixed! Also, board member Bill Ivie put on a great... [Read more]

Alan Berg was our Guest Speaker on Feb. 18th, 2015

4 Steps to More Sales – Mastering the Process From an Inquiry to the Close with Alan Berg Whether you like it, love it, or hate it – selling your products or services is a critical aspect to running a successful business. In the wedding and events industry, you may face a variety of challenges in client consultation meetings, calls, and emails. These commonly include how to stand out among... [Read more]

Master Wedding Guru Rob Adams Spoke on 11/19!

The NJVA enjoyed Rob Adams of Rob Adams Films who presented a 4 hour workshop for us on November 19th at our new loctation, the VFW Hall in Clifton. During this extended workshop, Rob covered: Approaching the wedding day from a cinematic perspective (all events.) Gear choice: the how and why to use it Dealing with ceremony obstacles and the important shots to get Photo session “must gets” Reception... [Read more]