Radisson Suites Tucson Becomes EmbassySuitesbyHiltonTucsonEast

Some of Team Radisson Suites Tucson

It’s official!  The cat’s out of the bag!  Radisson Suites Hotel on East Speedway is changing over to be Embassy Suites.  Don’t worry the same HSL Prism management staff will still be running the show. Not only do you get an improved, updated EmbassySuitesbyHiltonTucsonEast , but you get the same staff that made the Radisson such a great place to stay.  At Beyond Video, we had the opportunity to work with that staff to make a short video announcing the changeover.

As you can see from the video, everyone is excited about the big news.  This cast was a joy to work with.  Everyone knew their lines, hit their spots, projected sincerity and showed lots of enthusiasm.  We couldn’t have asked for a better team to work with. Here are some photos from the shoot.

Starting this fall, you will be able to stay at this newest Embassy Suites with a great location, fantastic amenities and a caring, friendly staff.

Poz Cafe

Poz Cafe, TIHAN’s (Tucson Interfaith AIDS Network)  monthly lunch for people living with HIV, is an opportunity for you to get out of the house, take a break, meet other positive people, and enjoy great food! On the third Thursday of each month from 11:30am to 1:30pm, volunteers from local faith communities provide a fantastic, delicious and nutritious lunch. This is followed by time to “hang out,” chat, participate in a game or two of bingo, enjoy our raffle of fun and useful gifts, and receive a CarePackage.

People living with HIV and one guest (18 or older) are invited. All attending the cafe are asked to honor the highest standard of confidentiality.

Click to view the video.

For more information about TIHAN (Tucson Interfaith AIDS Network).

Marketing and Promoting Your Business With a Twist

Cindy Beving met with us at Beyond Video and wanted a unique video that would promote her business.  Since we knew she had 4 dogs and that they were a part of her team we suggested that they be the stars of her promotional video.  We were off to a great start.

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We arranged a rehearsal so Petey the main star and his siblings got to be around us with our cameras.

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Check out the promotional/marketing video that was created in collaboration with Cindy of Beving Books.

Click here or the picture below to check out the video.

Beving Books Marketing Video

Here’s what Cindy had to say about her experience.

I am beyond pleased with how my video came out. I knew I wanted something other than the norm for my industry and they came through with flying colors. I highly recommend their services.”

Creating a marketing video for a client

Marketing Video

We love collaborating with clients when working on marketing videos.  Working with clients like Angie make our job as filmmakers a breeze.  Her contagious smile and positive attitude made the shoot perfect.

 

Review of our services:

From Angie:

“I had the absolute pleasure of working with Beyond Video to create a marketing video. Annyce and Glenn made the whole thing a breeze, from the moment I walked in the door to the time I reluctantly left their studio.

What impressed me most:

– Their professionalism and attention to the smallest details.
– Their unending wells of patience with an amateur (me!).
– The quality of the videos they produce. I got to see a little bit of the editing process and was shocked at how perfectly they created the lighting, got the right angles and captured more than just the words I was saying.

This was a much better experience than I expected and I will definitely work with Beyond Video again!”

Marketing Video

From Steven:

“I am very pleased with the outcome of the video that you did for my associate Angie.  You guys are unbelievable.  It was quick, precise and very professional.  I will highly recommend you to anyone.  Keep up the great work.  You guys are awesome.”

Marketing Video

Treasures for TIHAN 2018 Fundraiser

For more than five years Beyond Video  has filmed TIHAN‘s, (Tucson Interfaith HIV  AIDS Network) annual fundraising event.  It’s a great way to give back to our Tucson community and share the importance of this non-profit organization.

 

Treasures for TIHAN 2018

Click to view the highlights of the evening.

Treasures for TIIHAN is the major fundraising event of the year for TIHAN.   It is a live and silent auction with entertainment and food galore.

The Tuscon Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network (TIHAN) offers their hearts and hands to provide compassionate and non-judgmental service to those affected by HIV/AIDS. Through education and support, they – as individuals and faith communities work to build bridges, reduce stigma and sustain hope.

For more information and how you can get involved:
TIHAN

January 4, 2018 is National Trivia Day in the United States

 

Trivia Questions from Beyond Video
Beyond Video Trivia

 

Since today is National Trivia Day we at Beyond Video  thought we’d  share some trivia with you.  The trivia is about Beyond Video and some Japanese trivia items.  Since this is a trivial game, please give yourself a pat on the back for every correct answer.  First prize in this trivia contest is a hearty congratulations from the staff at Beyond Video.  We  hope you have some fun and add to your vast store of trivia knowledge.

DID YOU KNOW…

Every April , Beyond Video attends the NAB Conference.  What do the letters NAB stand for?   When was NAB founded?

Last year, Beyond Video made a video for a donut shop in Tucson that has gone viral with nearly 200,000 views.  What is the name of that shop?

What year did Beyond Video get its business license?

Beyond Video has filmed various projects for SAAF and TIHAN.  What do those letters SAAF and TIHAN stand for?

Beyond Video joined an organization called TAVA.   What was TAVA?

In 2017, Beyond Video helped Habitat For Humanity in building a house in Tucson.  What was the name of that house building project?

 

Japanese Trivia:

In the US, the letters AV generally mean audio video.  In Japan, the letters AV have a completely different meaning.  What is it?

If you receive something at a Japanese business and the owner says it is “Service”.  How much does it cost?

If you buy a “Free Size” shirt, what size is the shirt?

What Japanese coin is considered “good luck”?

If you can answer the Beyond Video questions, you are spending too much time following Beyond Video.  If you can answer the Japanese questions, you either lived in Japan or you married a Japanese person.  If you can answer all of these trivia questions, you are a phenomenal trivia player who has spent too much time on trivia.

Get out there and make your own trivia!

Well Done

Spiffies Promotional Videos for Use With Young Children

Pediatrician Dr. Ray Wagner Develops Unique, Life-Sustaining, Cavity-Fighting Mouth Wipe

Beyond Video filmed 2 promotional videos for Spiffies to help share what Spiffies products are and how to use the wipes and toothpaste gel with young children.  We had so many excited participants children included as you’ll see in the videos.

The children were so eager to show how they brush their teeth that it made our job of getting the right shots and angles so much easier.  How can you not love these kids!

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Learn more about these products in the short INTRODUCTION VIDEO and HOW TO VIDEO .

Click to view introduction video
Click on the photo to view Introduction video.

Click to view how to video
Click on the photo to view the How To video.

 

For more information about Spiffies go to their website.
spiffies.com

Spiffies

 

filmed and edited by Beyond Video
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Reflecting Back on the Services We Provide

In the 16 years that Beyond Video has been in business we have filmed a variety of projects.  In addition to weddings we’ve filmed celebrations of life, funeral and memorial services.  We’ve also enjoyed working with businesses and non profit organizations

I was interviewed by a student, Kasandra, about our business.  This came at a perfect time since we’ve been thinking about the types of services we provide and what direction we want to take our business.  Many of the questions Kasandra asked helped me reflect  on our business and what was important to us.

We decided we want to focus more on working with businesses and non profit organizations that want to share their stories through testimonial videos and promotional videos  for social media and their websites.  We’ll continue filming celebrations of life events as well.

Kasandra

Here are some excerpts from Kasandra’s report.

“I asked what kind of video productions Annyce and her husband specialized in. She listed weddings first, but added that her and her husband’s main emphasis was really on working with small businesses and nonprofit organizations. She then listed the other productions her and her husband dealt with, which included: Celebration of Life, Anniversaries, and Retirement.”

Capturing memories working with businesses

“I then asked a question that would prove to be a ‘tough one’. “How many videos did Beyond Video make per month?” After a pause, Annyce explained that process of video production could take up to several months from beginning to end—not to mention the amount of time it would take to meet with the client and discuss all that would be included in the video. Though Annyce explained how there can be a flux in production at times, she did manage to give me an estimated average of two videos a month! I was impressed.”

“I then asked my final question, how did Annyce measure the success of a video? (Annyce really enjoyed answering this one). She first explained that it all depended on the type of project/video that was being produced. If it was a wedding video, it was easy to decide if it was good or not. The key, she explained, was whether the video “Hits you emotionally; if it makes you cry, laugh, makes you question, or makes you want to view more of it.” That was one way she put it. The second dealt more with the client and what they wanted from the video. She explained that she not only studied the video and how it made her react emotionally, but she also explained that she kept the client in mind; what they expect for the final product. And for her and her husband to go beyond that; to go beyond their expectations.”

As our business moves forward we want to devote more of our time to promoting businesses, creating educational and training videos and in capturing celebrations of life be it an anniversary, birthday, reunion, funeral, or a memorial celebration.

What Has Beyond Video Been Up To!

On this new blog site I hope to share what projects Beyond Video has been working on,  share tips and ideas as well as get your ideas and suggestions on what you’d like to read about.

Here are some of the projects that we’ve been working on with businesses.  Our major focus and direction we want to continue to take is to work with  Businesses and non profit organizations.  We want to continue to create promotional videos, training videos, educational videos and testimonial videos for these organizations.  We also want to continue to capture celebrations of life and special events.

Educational Video for a Non-profit Organizaton
Educational Video for a Non-profit Organization

Promotional Video for a Tucson Store
Promotional Video for a Tucson Store

Informational Video for a Law Firm
Informational Video for a Law Firm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come in future blog posts.

We want to welcome Kasandra to our Beyond Video family.   Kasandra is a student who interviewed me about our company.  She had such great questions and insights that I thought it would interesting to share her perspective of our business.  I’ll be writing my next post about the interview and Kasandra’s perceptions about our company Beyond Video.

Kasandra
Kasandra

 

This year we’ve been documenting the Rainbow House at Habitat for Humanity Tucson.  Tons of information about this project.  Here’s a link about the build.

Rainbow Build at Habitat for Humanity Tucson

 

If this looks interesting to you, please sign up for our blog.  Let me know what you’d like to read about.