When: November 26th 2018 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Colorado Media School, 404 S. Upham St. Lakewood CO 80226
What an incredible meeting we have lined out for you. We have 4 of our top videographers lined out to share with you insight and experience.
Not only are these 4 individuals experienced productions professionals, each and everyone of them one and operate there own business and provide productions services within our Colorado marketplace.
In addition each and everyone of these model professionals have found time to pay it forward and have served as board members for our very own CoPVA!
This Meetup is going to focus what it takes to be a Video Production Professional in the current Colorado marketplace. What skills are needed? What kind of equipment? What software should I use? How should I back up and store media? What services is the market lookin for?
This is likely going to be the most informative and valuable Meetup we have had this year.
This meeting is free to current annually paid member and $10 for everyone else.
Come prepared to learn and have your own questions ready.
Henry Mares- Owner of Mares Productions
Passionate about his clients, and communicating their stories, Henry Mares has been designing award-winning films for 25 years. He and his business partner, Lisa Mares, started Mares Productions in 1994. He has a Communications degree in TV/Broadcasting and has filmed thousands of events and commercial projects over the years. He and the company have received many accolades, including 2 international, 2 national, and 7 Icon Awards for video. Henry founded the Colorado Professional Videographers Association in 2001.
Cindy Ball- Owner A Window In Time Productions
Cindy Ball is the president and founder of her own production company in Denver, which was launched in 2003. She has filmed and edited hundreds of videos for a variety of clients; with a keen understanding of how to tell a great story to engage her audience.
Cindy is a graduate of University of Colorado, Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in marketing. Prior to starting her video production company she worked in the marketing department for a large financial services company; and then later joined a worldwide non-profit company helping chapters to develop and implement fund-raising events.
Shawn Montano- Owner Thunderhead Media
Shawn is a nationally recognized video professional. He has over 20 years of video production experience.
His company, Thunderhead Media, produces videos for non-profits, corporate training, presentations, corporate conferences, business profiles, and children’s events. His passion for visual storytelling led him to a career in higher education. Shawn is an Assistant Professor in the Journalism & Media Studies program at the University of Northern Colorado. Previously he ran the Video Production & Editing Program Emily Griffith Technical College. Before that I was an Adjunct Professor at Front Range Community College in the Multimedia Graphic Design Program. Shawn’s passion spills over into blogs He started The Edit Foundry, an educational blog with an emphasis in video editing in 2008. The Edit Foundry was named one of the 50 best blogs for Movie Makers by Movie Maker Magazine.
Larry Chapman- Owner Ft. Collins Video
Back in Junior High when most of us were just trying to remember our locker combination, Larry Chapman, founder of Fort Collins Video, was busy making movies with his Dad’s wind-up 8mm movie camera – a camera that still sits proudly in his studio alongside his modern collection of digital video equipment.
Twenty-seven years in engineering and management at HP, all while nurturing his true love of both still photography and video, led Larry to the creation of his first full length DVD, “Longs Peak – The Mountain and Your Journeys” in 2002 (2nd Edition released in 2007).
The success of this project prompted Larry, with the support of his wife of 38 years and his daughter, to make the leap of faith and dedicate himself to serving northern Colorado’s increasing needs for high-quality video.