Crushpix Video Production Company

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Crushpix is a creative video production agency where visual storytelling meets marketing to streamline the way companies communicate with their clients and employees.

Although we are not a marketing agency per se, we have worked hand in hand for almost two decades making videos for marketing and sales departments from well established local companies. Now, we pass on that experience to our new clients.

As a video production agency, we do the heavy lifting, refining the logistics to create a successful shoot and then deliver a final video for use in product and service promotion, in social media marketing, and for internal use.

Nestled between Oakland and Berkeley, Bay Area video production company Crushpix offers full service video production including video producer, cameraman, video crew and video editor.

Crushpix Video Production Company is a top video content provider serving large and small companies in San Francisco, Oakland and the East Bay, San Jose, Silicon Valley. We produce Product Videos, Marketing Videos, Training Videos, Recruiting Videos, Corporate Culture, Onboarding of new employees, Event Promotions, Sizzle Videos, industrial films and more.

Most videos include video interviews and/or video testimonials, product demonstrations and b-roll of our clients creating the products and services they are talking about. Additionally, we produce online instruction, how to videos, live event coverage and TV commercials.

Our videographers use professional HD and 4K video cameras to make sure you and your products look great. We provide the video crew to fit your budget. Video production costs are a combination of labor and equipment needed for each project. Our video producers make recommendations that are appropriate to each project, explain our suggestions, and share examples to make sure we’re all on the same page.

If you are new to video production, we are here to guide you through the entire process. At Crushpix, we want to make your video production experience enjoyable and stress free.

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FIGHTING CORONAVIRUS WITH UV LIGHT

This video was produced during the COVID 19 pandemic using previously-shot footage, stock footage and photos, graphics and animation created by Crushpix, and voiceover. Crushpix worked overtime to help our client maximize this video’s potential benefit.
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TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR ROUTER

This video was produced to provide a simple solution that Technical Support often spends hours repeating to customers every week. Videos that address frequently asked questions can save companies both time and money.

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Rosenberg Factor Investing Visualization Tool

Orinda-based Rosenberg Equities submitted this video along with their innovative investment management tool and was selected as the winner in the category of Digital Education for the annual STAR Awards. Shot by Crushpix with a small crew using employees from the client’s investment firm. Graphics were done in house at Crushpix.

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SURFACEDESIGN Company Profile

Winner of the prestigious 2017 Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Award in Landscape Architecture. This video was part of San Francisco-based Surface Design’s submission which received the top award for the nation.

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Cold Wax Medium Workshop

A promotional video announcing a 27-part video training workshop that our clients are selling online.

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Marny Culpepper - Small Business

This is a promotional video for a local business in Berkeley shot in one day with a small crew.

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Coast Guard Foundation Shoot

This is an example of footage Crushpix shot in Alameda, California for a production company in New York. We sent them the raw footage and they completed the edit in house. After several in-depth conversations with Shana Scott, the video producer at Al Roker Entertainment, about the responses she was looking for and understanding how the footage was to be used at a Coast Guard Foundation fundraiser, the 2-person Crushpix team took her list of questions and conducted all interviews on and around the ship. We also shot b-roll footage on the ship to intercut with the actual footage captured by the Munro team to add to the telling of the story.

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Google Supplier Diversity program videos

Google Trade Show videos promoting their Supplier Diversity program, shown at the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s annual convention. These include interviews, testimonials, and b-roll. We supplied videos to Google for their booth for two years, shot with a small crew across the US.

What We Deliver

Because we shoot in high-quality HD and 4K, the finished video is robust enough for live presentations but can also be optimized for mobile phones. We don’t recommend compressing videos to a size that’s small enough to attach in an email. Video files are large, so depending on the length of your video, reducing it to be less than 10MB for an email blast will probably degrade it too much. The simple solution is to load the video either onto your internal servers or host it on YouTube or Vimeo then email the link.

Our Clients

Over the last decade, we’ve formed loyal partnerships with notable Bay Area businesses like The Clorox Company (Oakland),  Google (Mountain View) and East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) (Oakland). As a full-service SF video production company, we offer end-to-end video production experience, customized for your unique business and clients, from script development and planning through casting, lighting, shooting, editing, and delivery for web video on our clients’ websites, e-commerce sites like Amazon, Grainger, and Costco.com, and social media like YouTube and Facebook.

“I can’t say enough good things about Crushpix! Their attention to detail and commitment to producing solid work is unparalleled. I know when we get challenging projects thrown at us, I can count on them to do what it takes to get it done. Outstanding service!”

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Pump ‘N Clean Product

A product promotional video that was created for the Clorox Company. Crushpix has worked over a decade creating both internal and external video content for Oakland-based Clorox and its brands such as Burt’s Bees, Glad, Brita, Liquid Plumr, Kingsford, and many others.

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Floor Coverings International of
Concord - Bay Area Installation

This promotional video for the Concord franchise of Floor Coverings International received very positive attention from the national corporate offices. They are now using videos produced by Crushpix for their branches across the country.

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iTouchless POV Product

This was a fun project, the second for iTouchless, in which the products are revealed from the main character’s point of view as the the audience experiences a day in his life. We mounted a camera to a motorcycle helmet which allowed the cameraman to be both a character in the scene as well as the camera operator. We shot in San Francisco for this San Mateo-based client.

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TEAMWORK - EBMUD

This internal video is one of several produced for Alameda County’s East Bay Municipal Utility District, the water utility for San Francisco East Bay. Each video focuses on the Value of Teamwork and how it takes coordination and cooperation from the entire group to provide the best possible services. This video was shot and edited using a small crew, documentary style, which kept costs to a minimum.

Our Company

Our video producers work with clients throughout the Bay Area, providing the video crew, videographers and video editors to transform your idea into a beautiful and compelling story that conveys a clear message to your audience. Crushpix is made up of a lean but talented group at its core, but over the years, has teamed up with a much larger group of trusted freelancers around the country who allow us to expand to fill the needs of most every production, no matter the size. Our efficiency translates into savings which we’re able to pass on to our clients. Crushpix is considered by many to be one of the best video production companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Video on your website tells the story about who you are and what you do best. Adding video to your site will SHOW your products and how they work. Video can potentially improve your search ranking, making your company more visible to potential new clients. We specialize in professional corporate video production and company videos including training videos for staff as well as for customers, how-to videos, interviews, testimonial videos used to promote a company’s reputation, corporate culture videos, and TV ads. We also produce promotional advertising videos designed to show goods and services on corporate websites across the Internet.

Working With Your Team

The best way for us all to get on the same page in terms of what our clients are interested in is for both of us to share some videos we’ve seen that seem to have the look and feel of the video we’re discussing. That gives us all a starting point for discussions on style and budget. During pre-production, we plan the shots and develop a script with you that will tell your story, engage your audience, and effectively deliver your message. Often, we develop a storyboard that shows visuals on one side with audio on the other which normally helps save time and money. When watching tv, a movie, or an Internet video, you’re probably looking at a new image every one or three seconds. Extended shots where nothing happens can make your video feel dull. To keep your audience watching, the visual content has to be interesting and relevant, so planning out what images and how many we will capture before we shoot is key to a successful production as well as your budget. At Crushpix, we work hard to insure good communication with our clients and thorough planning with our team.

Get The Most From Your Investment

To repurpose your video for a global market, we offer translations and captions in Spanish, Mandarin, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese and many more languages. We also provide closed captioning and open captioning for hearing-impaired audiences as well as for delivery to platforms such as Facebook where the audio is turned off by default. Foreign-language voiceovers are also available. Thank you for considering Crushpix as you explore your options of video production companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Contact us for a quote.

We Love What We Do

Many of the projects we produce are 90 – 120 second marketing videos that grab the audience and deliver a message. The viewer sees the products and how it works. They hear directly from the leaders of the business about the services they provide. That humanizes and personalizes the products and services that are being marketed. Since attention spans are short, most of our clients find that rather than making one long video that contains everything about a company (if the viewer watches your company video all the way to the end), it’s often more effective to create a number of smaller focused videos that address specific topics. From a budget perspective, pricing has a relationship to the overall length of the video. So, four 30-second videos will generally cost the same as one 2-minute video, provided they contain the same content. However, in most cases, twice as much labor is required to produce a 4-minute video as a 2-minute video and that’s reflected in the overall video production cost. We also produce much longer videos, but those are more often coverage of a live event or sometimes a procedural video that goes through a number of steps. Because of their length, to keep costs down, we tend to simplify the production and editing in comparison with a 60-second promotional video. They’re still good-looking professional videos, but without all the razzle dazzle of a sales video. These longer videos, including instructional videos, are more manageable when they are presented to the viewer as individual modules. These modules can be assembled into a playlist on a YouTube channel, for example. This way, the viewer can watch at their own pace. Crushpix is a diversity-owned, minority-owned and veteran-owned California company serving the San Francisco Bay Area, East Bay, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Napa Valley, and Sacramento.
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Recruiting Video for Floor CoveringsInternational, Concord, California

This recruiting video for a local franchise of Floor Coverings International was so well received by the client that they sent it to the Corporate Offices. The head executives have decided to make this their official recruiting video for the whole company.

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Narvar Summit

Promo Sizzle Video for a 2019 event. We shot this with a two-person crew, capturing the event for two days and posting the edited footage to the client. The footage was then reused to promote next year’s event.

“We’ve used Crushpix on several occasions when we needed video work on the west coast. Communication was key since we are not local and David and Rob were very professional, well organized, and easy to work with. The final product was excellent and they were able to suggest several additional shots that we hadn’t thought of that greatly enhanced the final product.”

Gus Fernandez, República, LLC

Location, Location, Location

With offices in Emeryville, video production in San Francisco and Silicon Valley is no problem. We are the preferred choice for many East Bay and South Bay companies that incorporate video into their marketing strategy. Our video producers and video crews travel across the country throughout the year in order to provide consistency within a video project. Our clients who we’ve had long relationships with know us and trust our videographers to capture the footage that will promote their brand. If you’re thinking about adding a professional video to your company website, whether you are in San Francisco, the East Bay, South Bay, or Napa Valley, Crushpix Video Production Company is happy to be your guide through uncharted territory. To help you chose the video partner that’s the best fit for your team, we share our years of experience to offer strategies to help you achieve the scope of the project within a realistic budget. We offer various options to choose from, examples, and pricing to help you make the best choices for your investment. We’re here to make your life easier.

Located in Emeryville, CA, Crushpix provides creative video services to Bay Area Companies. We produce high-definition TV commercials, Public Service announcements, corporate videos, company profile videos, products demonstrations, corporate culture videos for recruiting new talent, training films and how-to videos, marketing video, crowdfunding videos, sizzle reels, software demonstration, and event videos for the San Francisco Bay area including San Francisco, Oakland, Contra Costa and Marin County, Berkeley, Richmond, Napa Valley, Sonoma, San Jose, Freemont, Mountain View, Silicon Valley, San Mateo and Alameda Counties, Solano County. Crushpix Video Production Company, LLC is a diversity-owned business and an equal opportunity employer.

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