Year in preview

By Kevin Bruinsma | January 5, 2023

This past year has been awesome for Real Video. We had the opportunity to collaborate with some amazing people, brands, schools, nonprofit organizations and businesses. One of the best things about working with a wide range of clients is getting to pull back the curtain and really educate ourselves in industries we don’t really think…

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Evan Frystak joins the Real Family

By Kevin Bruinsma | May 13, 2022

We met Evan back in 2016 on a local job. He was working as a jib operator on a gig we were directing. Although Evan had mad jib skills, as we got to know him, we fell in love with his passion for editing. We quickly realized that this guy could sculpt a massive pile…

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Interview on Daily Ad Brief

By Kevin Bruinsma | February 18, 2022

Creative Director, Kevin Bruinsma was invited to be a guest speaker on the Daily Ad Brief online show called Marketing Champions. Each week Marketing Champions host, Howard Wolpoff, speaks with marketing professionals around the country to discuss the newest marketing trends.   Howard: So why don’t you share with us how you get started in marketing…

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The Manifest Names Real Video Production Co. as Chicago’s Most Recommended Video Production Company for 2022

By Kevin Bruinsma | February 17, 2022

For over 20 years, Real Video Production has been providing world-class filming and storytelling services to brands from all walks of life. Whether it’s web commercials, testimonial videos, brand identity videos, or even corporate photography, our team is ready to go the extra mile for you.  To start off this exciting new year, the entire…

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Real Video Opens Second Studio in Chicago!

By Kevin Bruinsma | February 14, 2022 Life has an ebb and flow to it. Proverbial doors open and proverbial doors close. At Real Video when a door of opportunity opens, we like to take one step towards it to see if it remains open or if it slams in our face. It’s a simple concept but that is how this…

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We DO care what people think.

By Kevin Bruinsma | January 6, 2022

I was recently going through an old box of photographs and stumbled upon the invitation to the first art show I was part of back in 2010. It was a group show with Justin Wolf and Joseph Gonzalez. At the time, we were working graphic designers who did fine art on the side. This show…

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Being better at your video process

By Kevin Bruinsma | December 6, 2021

We’ve been shooting video professionally since 2001. In 2008 Canon released the 5D Mark II, the first digital cinema camera. An absolute game changer that led to a career of video production. It’s amazing to see all the tech advancements since our passion for video was ignited. In doing video professionally for 20 years, we’ve…

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Real Video Production Co. Acquires New Positive Reviews on Clutch

By Kevin Bruinsma | November 11, 2020

Video content is an integral part of new media. It has become one of the most successful channels in engaging and converting leads for your business or organization. As more and more people are glued to their phones and social networks, they’re more likely to be receptive to your company’s content. Here at Real Video…

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How much is a video?

By Kevin Bruinsma | September 22, 2020

We get this question all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy to answer. It’s like asking how much is it to build a house? Before you give the answer you need to know a lot of information: • Where is it? • How big do you need it? • What are your requirements? A…

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