Bored. A Collaborative Art Exhibit.

By Kevin Bruinsma | August 24, 2023

Back in 2019 our Cofounder & Creative Director, Kevin Bruinsma, had the idea to do an 80’s themed fashion shoot for a local Northwest Indiana lifestyle magazine called HERE. Although the shoot was going to have a rad 80’s vibe,…

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Real’s Favorite Films of the Year

By Kevin Bruinsma | January 6, 2023

Each year, the team at Real Video collectively watches hundreds of films. Whether they be rewatches of favorites, first time watches of classics, or a stumble upon some strange gem, watching films is one of our favorite pastimes.  As everyone…

Read More problem solving for an international client.

By Kevin Bruinsma | September 21, 2022

One of the agencies we work with out of Chicago came to us with an international client who had been going through a major acquisition period and needed a messaging campaign that helped welcome and unite the core values with…

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Room Tone Recap

By Kevin Bruinsma | August 26, 2022

On August 25, 2022 Real Video hosted a networking event for videographers and photographers. This event had a little bit of a twist to it because we decided to include a guided discussion throughout the evening. The overarching topic for…

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Ben Wiersema joins the Real Video family.

By Kevin Bruinsma | August 16, 2022

Back in 2016 we were working on a little comedy short. (I’ll never forget this shoot because one of our Arri 1K lights exploded during production!) We invited a few kids on set who had expressed some interest in video…

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Look Ma, No Stands: A Simple Solution to Hang Light Modifiers on Your Next Shoot

By Kevin Bruinsma | June 7, 2022

The entire front of our studio is glass. For some projects, the natural light that pours into our space is a blessing. However, for other projects we find it’s best to control our own light. As requests for product videography…

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A fresh perspective on video production

By Kevin Bruinsma | March 9, 2022

The format for this particular blog is a little different and because of that I feel it lends itself to an introduction. Real Video Production Co. will sporadically open up the studio for “happy hour.” It’s usually a late Friday…

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A dental party

By Kevin Bruinsma | July 14, 2021

I was scrolling through my social media feed and this Chris guy came up as a “suggested friend” once again. I had heard his name around town because he had opened his digital marketing office around the corner from Real…

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Building the wall

By Kevin Bruinsma | June 29, 2021 I’ve walked past this building a million times over the years and I have always admired it. It was originally a machine shop built in the 1940’s. There is nothing fancy about it. It’s just a big open box…

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The Mosaic Flower Pot

By Kevin Bruinsma | August 11, 2020

My oldest daughter begged me to enroll her in an art club.  A few weeks in she was telling me about the class and she mentioned these two girls who were best friends (both named Grace) and how they were…

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