Monday, April 24, 2017

HVSN's April Top Five Movies About Taxes

April is about showers, flowers, spring cleaning, and….taxes. But in movies taxes can be funny, or at least entertaining. Here are five movies where taxes play an important part:

Happy Gilmore - Grandma owes $270,000 to the IRS. Happy develops a new talent to raise money to save her house.


The Producers - What better plot than one big giant, funny, zany fraud?


Blues brothers - A movie where you groove to great music and root for Jake and his brother Elwood as they try to raise money to pay taxes on the orphanage where they were raised.


Shawshank Redemption - When Andy’s tax skills come into play this movie moves into the next bracket.


The Untouchables Who better to prosecute the most notorious criminal in history than an accountant?





About Home Video Studio - Visalia



Arthur Zepeda, Owner/Video Artist

Your local Home Video Studio offers a wide range of professional video production services to consumers and businesses alike. We value our customers and want to thank you for being a part of our success!

Home Video Studio strives to make your experience with us enjoyable and truly memorable. Our specialties include video production, video editing, home movie and video transfers, CD and DVD duplication, and much more! For all of your video needs, call Home Video Studio today for an appointment!

559-732-3050

                                         Call Us at the number above!

                                          Email: arthur.z@homevideostudio.com

Video ideas for Mom, Grad, the One You Love & Dear Ole’ Dad

It's April and there are many special occasions on the horizon! Call us today and let's get started
on some gift ideas for these red-letter days:

Mother's Day 


  • Mom always finds special ways to say "I love you" and now you can repay her in a way that's unique and powerful. A PhotoVideo Keepsake of photos and music will make her day a masterpiece, and will be enjoyed for years to come.
  • How about a video of special memories from tapes and home movies? Add some interviews or greetings. How about meaningful music? You’re the producer - do what’s on your heart to let mom know you love her!
  • What about those boxes of videos? Think of the treasures on them! Why not transfer them so they can be enjoyed and shared again?.

Graduation


  • A "Birth to Graduation" PhotoVideo Keepsake is very popular centerpiece for your grad's special day! Complete with photos, videos and special songs, what better way to say, "We love you and we're so proud of you!"
  • Will you record all the pomp and circumstance of the ceremony? What about the party afterward? This is the culmination of many years' hard work. Create something special with your video documentation of the day.

Anniversary 


  • Is your wedding still on tape? Call us today and get it transferred for safekeeping - and have it to play on your anniversary!
  • A PhotoVideo Keepsake will make for a winning anniversary. A moving tribute to your beloved with the message that "You're Still the One" is some powerful love potion.
  • Don't forget, we can edit some existing footage you might have of your wedding day, your honeymoon trip, your proposal location or whatever your special place may be.

It’s not too early to think of how you will honor dad on Father's Day? Everything perfect for Mom’s Day will be just as appreciated by dad!

Now is the time to start planning the video for your family reunions and vacations too! Before long we'll be saying "bye" to April and summer will be around the corner. Call and let's get started today!

Welcome
We are part of America's largest video production services network with studios located in the United States, Canada and Sweden, and are dedicated to remaining the leading provider of video production, post-production, DVD and digital content services in the global marketplace.

Savers of the Family Archives ™
Don't let natural disasters like hurricanes, tornados, floods or fires ruin your personal property. Take steps today to protect your priceless possessions like photographs, films, videos, memorabilia and personal documents.

Home Video Studio's Savers of the Family Archives service was designed especially with this in mind. Our studios can copy everything digitally on DVD or on I-Pod for easy viewing and safekeeping. Don't wait for tragedy to strike before it's too late to save your treasured memories. Call Home Video Studio now!




About Home Video Studio - Visalia



Arthur Zepeda, Owner/Video Artist

Your local Home Video Studio offers a wide range of professional video production services to consumers and businesses alike. We value our customers and want to thank you for being a part of our success!

Home Video Studio strives to make your experience with us enjoyable and truly memorable. Our specialties include video production, video editing, home movie and video transfers, CD and DVD duplication, and much more! For all of your video needs, call Home Video Studio today for an appointment!

559-732-3050

                                         Call Us at the number above!

                                          Email: arthur.z@homevideostudio.com

Monday, February 20, 2017

HVSN Top 5 Films for a Short Month


February is the shortest month of the year – usually three days shorter than its big brothers. So, to get your month’s movie enjoyment in less time, here are five good movies less than ninety minutes long.


Stand by Me - A great coming-of-age story complete with gunplay and a corpse. A writer recounts his journey to find the body of a missing boy, and his journey to understanding his life in a whole new way.



Toy Story - Intrigue and action as a cowboy doll is replaced by a spaceman as the top toy in the neighborhood.



Producers - Anybody can produce a Broadway hit. Apparently it’s much more difficult to produce a sure-fire flop.



Office Space - Three employees. A greedy, out of touch boss. A plan to rebel. Will it work?



Airplane! – A movie about flying is appropriate as the sight gags fly by at jet speed. Classic scenes and dialogue that is still used today.


Photo Video Keepsake: A Unique Treasure for those you Love

Spring is approaching quickly, and video would be perfect for those red-letter days, including
Mother's Day, graduations, and anniversaries. That’s why one of our most popular items this time of year is a Photo Video Keepsake. Call us today to find out more!

Are you looking to give a special gift from the heart? Don’t overlook this chance to really honor Mom, grad, or your beloved partner with a montage of photos, slides, and/or video enhanced with your honoree’s favorite music.

Why is a PhotoVideo Keepsake the perfect gift? It is:

Personal - What is more unique than beautiful photos complemented by inspiring music? Each Keepsake is a story - a customized testimony.

Powerful - What better way to say "I love you" or "I'm proud of you" or "I'd do it all over again?"

Portable - PhotoVideo Keepsakes can be shown almost anywhere – in homes, offices, auditoriums, or fellowship halls. Another reason why they are the perfect way to honor anyone, anytime and anywhere.

Practical - Keepsakes make great gifts, not just for the subject, but for all your loved ones – and they’re easily shared.

Now is the time to get started on your masterpiece. Let’s look at the calendar and note some approaching “Keepsake-worthy” events:


  • Mother’s Day – Mom has always made us feel special. Now you can do the same with a powerful PhotoVideo Keepsake.
  • Graduation – Imagine a "Birth to Graduation" presentation combining photos, videos, certificates, first grade projects, college acceptance letters, favorite music through the years.... you name it! Long after the ceremony your gift will be enjoyed for years to come.
  • Anniversaries - Create a tribute to your beloved with your time together captured through images, video and music.
  • Birthdays - Don't forget upcoming birthdays in the next few months!
  • Father’s Day - Dad will be just as moved and thrilled as Mom with a unique PhotoVideo Keepsake.

Remember, creativity takes time! Make your Photo Video Keepsake the best it can be. Call us today!

Welcome
We are part of America's largest video production services network with studios located in the United States, Canada and Sweden, and are dedicated to remaining the leading provider of video production, post-production, DVD and digital content services in the global marketplace.

Video Production
The next time you are in the market for video production services look no further than Home Video Studio. Our owners are professional videographers and editors. We can shoot your personal or corporate event using the latest state-of-the-art camera and production equipment.

Home Video Studio specializes in events like parties, sports, trainings, business meetings and company promotions. If you are looking for quality and affordability, turn to Home Video Studio. We will turn your video production project into a work of art! 



About Home Video Studio - Visalia



Arthur Zepeda, Owner/Video Artist

Your local Home Video Studio offers a wide range of professional video production services to consumers and businesses alike. We value our customers and want to thank you for being a part of our success!

Home Video Studio strives to make your experience with us enjoyable and truly memorable. Our specialties include video production, video editing, home movie and video transfers, CD and DVD duplication, and much more! For all of your video needs, call Home Video Studio today for an appointment!

559-732-3050

                                         Call Us at the number above!

                                          Email: arthur.z@homevideostudio.com

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Video Editing is for Everyone

“My wedding was shot in 1964 in a dark church. Can you make it lighter?”
“My dad liked big band music. Can you put music behind my video of him?”
“My son scored a winning goal. Can you make it in slow motion?”
We get frequent calls from customers with questions like these, and we’re happy to say that editing video is a specialty. Editing is simply making the videos you shot even better.
If you like your videos you’ll love what editing can do:

Editing allows you to tell a story. People are drawn to stories. When you edit you are creating something more interesting than just random video clips.
Editing sustains interest. It will make your videos concise and have a point. For example, "Our Family at the Lake" - showing quick shots of your family on the beach complete with beach music is much more enjoyable than hours of raw video footage.
Editing is fun and creative. It's a way for you to put your spin and creativity on something you love.

You've probably watched enough television and movies in your life to know what editing techniques are effective even if you don't know what they're called. Here are just a few simple editing techniques that can make your videos even better:


  • Transitions - Have you ever seen a photo montage with images that fade out or fade in? Or a video that slowly goes to black at the end? Those are simple transitions you can put on your video.
  • Color correction - Is your wedding dress more blue than white? Color correction is an easy way to address many issues like this.
  • Titles - Does your daughter have a sports video that needs vital information like her position, number, weight, GPA, etc. on it? Does your son want composers' names on his musical recital video? Putting titles in your videos is no sweat.
  • Music - Nothing is more effective than appropriate music on your videos.
  • Voiceover - Have you ever seen a 50th wedding anniversary photo keepsake with the husband reading a poem he wrote while they were courting? We have. Not a dry eye in the house.
  • Effects - Yes, special effects like slow motion, fast motion, or blur are simple these days with our professional editing capabilities.

When it comes to editing we say: Whatever you can imagine we can most likely achieve. When you bring your editing project to us here's a very basic map:
Removing what you don't want
It may sound simple but the first step is just getting rid of video that's not essential to your story.
Finding and choosing what you do want
This is the beginning of the fun - finding the filet mignon of your project.
Telling a story
This is the most crucial part of your editing and the reason you're doing it. And we're here to help you every step of the way.
Adding the "cool" stuff
This is the icing on the cake. Music, effects, titles, etc. are fun and put the finishing touch on.
Whether you are a business owner or have personal videos call us today. Let's team up and create something special from your video clips. Call us today to schedule an editing consultation and session!

Welcome
We are part of America's largest video production services network with studios located in the United States, Canada and Sweden, and are dedicated to remaining the leading provider of video production, post-production, DVD and digital content services in the global marketplace.

Video Editing
The affordability of consumer video camcorders has become so reasonable that almost every household and business has one. Hours and hours of video exists on a variety of formats.

Whether you have hard drive, mini-DVD, mini-DV, 8mm, VHS-C, VHS or Beta, Home Video Studio can edit your video into a professional value-added product. Our studios can even use special effects, include music and put in titles to add some extra touches to the video you bring in. Let us edit your video and turn it into a keepsake to remember!





About Home Video Studio - Visalia



Arthur Zepeda, Owner/Video Artist

Your local Home Video Studio offers a wide range of professional video production services to consumers and businesses alike. We value our customers and want to thank you for being a part of our success!

Home Video Studio strives to make your experience with us enjoyable and truly memorable. Our specialties include video production, video editing, home movie and video transfers, CD and DVD duplication, and much more! For all of your video needs, call Home Video Studio today for an appointment!

559-732-3050

                                         Call Us at the number above!

                                          Email: arthur.z@homevideostudio.com

HVS Top Five Family Halloween Movies


Sure, it’s easy to find slashing, gory, hands-over-your-eyes movies for Halloween, but we’re family friendly! Here are a few Halloween movies that are fun for the season, but won’t keep the kids awake all night. 

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - Because every generation needs to experience Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and all the gang for every holiday. 

Ernest Scared Stupid - Ernest is always just silly fun. This time he accidentally sets loose trolls, on Halloween, who turn children into wooden dolls. Now he must save his town. 
The Addams Family - Because, like Charlie Brown, every generation needs to experience Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, and all the gang – and Halloween is the perfect occasion. 
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit - If your kids have never experienced the Claymation inventor Wallace and his dog Gromit they’ll love this one. They rescue a village plagued by a mutant rabbit and save the annual vegetable competition. 
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad – A 1949 adaptation of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, it’s a Walt Disney classic that every kid should see.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

It’s the Perfect Time to Transfer your Home Movies


When you transfer your old home movies you’re not just preserving your family’s legacy for generations to come, you’re documenting our important historical and cultural heritage as well. That’s why, on October 15th, annual Home Movie Day will again be observed to celebrate these

unique stories written by parents and grandparents, aunts and uncles, and children who lived in the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s and preserved their life and times with a movie camera.

Do you have old family home movies? Now’s a great time to bring them in! This time of year traditionally kicks off a busy time for transferring these treasures. Besides getting on the “Home Movie Day” bandwagon remember that the Holiday season is soon upon us and this is a great gift idea, not to mention that watching these precious memories make any occasion a joyous time for kids, parents, grandparents, and even great grandparents.

Have you been thinking about getting your film transferred? Here are some questions you may have:
Is my film too old? 
Probably not. We have seen film from the early part of last century. As long as it’s not disintegrating there should be no problem. If you’re wondering, bring it in so we can make an assessment.
Will my old 8mm, Super8 or 16mm film look good?
Yes! We believe there’s no such thing as a bad home movie! Think of the content on these gems that’s waiting to be enjoyed again!
Will the sound transfer too? 
Yes, if sound was recorded it will be transferred. If you’re lucky enough to have sound movies, it’s a treat to hear voices from the past!
What about music or sound on film? 
If you like we include background music free of charge.
I want to edit these after they’re captured. Can you help me with that?
Yes. We can deliver your movies in a format that allows you to edit.
Can I organize my film in the order I want? 
Of course. Just number your reels and we will put them in that order.
Can I put captions or titles in the film? 
Yes. We can put titles anywhere on your captured film.

Home Movie Day and the coming Holidays! There’s no better time than now to transfer those old home movies. Call us today!

Welcome
We are part of America's largest video production services network with studios located in the United States, Canada and Sweden, and are dedicated to remaining the leading provider of video production, post-production, DVD and digital content services in the global marketplace.

Home Movie Transfer - 8mm & 16mm Film
Don't let your treasured film memories fade away! Preserve your 8mm, Super 8 and 16mm film by transferring them to an Archival Platinum DVD. These DVD's are entirely scratch proof and rated to last 100+ years!

With tens of thousands of satisfied customers and over 30 million feet of film transferred in our thirty years of business, Home Video Studio is the leader in home movie transfer. With professionally trained film technicians and state-of-the-art equipment your precious memories are in the best of hands. Sprocketless drives, color correction and full frame capture guarantees that your film will look its absolute best! Whether you have one reel or hundreds call us today! 




About Home Video Studio - Visalia



Arthur Zepeda, Owner/Video Artist

Your local Home Video Studio offers a wide range of professional video production services to consumers and businesses alike. We value our customers and want to thank you for being a part of our success!

Home Video Studio strives to make your experience with us enjoyable and truly memorable. Our specialties include video production, video editing, home movie and video transfers, CD and DVD duplication, and much more! For all of your video needs, call Home Video Studio today for an appointment!

559-732-3050

                                         Call Us at the number above!

                                          Email: arthur.z@homevideostudio.com