It's important to know when to use animated videos. Although not the answer for all situations, there are many situations where not only are they preferred but also save you money. One obvious advantage is you're not constrained by the obstacles and complexities of live-action video. Live action is great, and we have lots of experience with it, but sometimes the freedom to implement any concept vision at a fraction of the cost is more impacting. You can fully set the tone, the scene, and rapidly make changes without re-shooting.
Through a very inclusive, simple and focused process we can efficiently find the right message and style for your video. We're not going to ask for your budget and find ways to fill it. We're going to listen to what your goals and visions are, explain how to achieve them, and explain where various costs come from so you can help shape the balance of costs and vision. You know best what elements are most critical, and we want to mold our designs around those needs.
We will help ensure your script is structured well and has a flow towards the necessary call of action. You can bring us a script, we can write it, or is often the case - we can collaborate together.
It's important to break a script into scenes. This helps streamline production and focus the message. Story board complexity can range from simple text outlines to fully illustrated mockups depending on the complexity of the video.
We will work with you find the right design style. You can come to us with a style in mind for us to be inspired by, or let us do some research and make some suggestions.
After designing the various scenes of the video, we will move into an animation phase. This is the most existing phase in the process as things really start feeling like they're coming alive!
It's amazing how much a professional voice ads to a video. We will help you choose the right voice from a wide range of voice actors.
You may not remember what music or sound effects you heard after viewing a video, but you for sure will know if they're absent. Custom or stock, we will ensure your video gets the audio treatment it deserves.
Add any finishing touches, title screens for special usages, export to different sizes and formats for different delivery platforms, and anything else needed to finalize your video.
Velociraster's team has a long history with live video. Having been involved in the full production of hundreds of live videos, it's a process we know very well. These days our focus is not at the camera level, so we typically don't do on-site shoots, but can if needed. If you need a complete live video solution, we will coordinate with one of our local partners to handle the video shoots while we focus on aiding in story, graphics, animation, sound, editing, etc. If you have questions, drop us a note. At a minimum we can help you think through what your local options are. We're here to help you find the right solution at the right price, even if you're not our client.