We all need to have video spots created at one point or another; whether it is for TV ads, social media, or just for our website.  However, creating video spots when you have very little (or even no) video footage can be tricky and it quite quickly can turn into an expensive project.

Last year, here at Palm Beach Opera, we had our video spots created by an AMAZING company that did an absolutely excellent job.  However, this coming season, we simply couldn’t afford the cost so we started searching for a different solution.

Enter Videopixie.com.  After seeing an article on TechCrunch about this new site, we decided to try it out and it worked fabulously.

Videopixie Mockup

The process was very simple.  We uploaded details of our project as well as our budget.  Within minutes, we had bids coming in from video editors and creatives from all over the world.  We were able to review demo reels of each person bidding on the job which was very helpful in making our decision.

Our video spots came out great and we came in under budget.

I highly recommend that you try it out for your next video project!

About Ceci Dadisman

Ceci is a multi-faceted marketing professional with over 10 years of experience successfully marketing the arts, nonprofits, and small businesses utilizing innovative and cutting-edge initiatives. She is nationally recognized as a leader in digital and social media marketing and specializes in the integration of digital marketing and technology into traditional marketing methods.

She is on the National Arts Marketing Project Advisory Committee, the Arts Midwest Conference Professional Development Committee, is the Immediate Past President of Femfessionals West Palm Beach, the Immediate Past President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Marketing Association, and served for many years as the OPERA America Marketing Network Chair. She was recently appointed to the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts Visiting Committee.

Ceci was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from West Virginia University with a music degree in vocal performance.

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4 thoughts on “Need Videos Created On A Budget?

  1. I agree with Drew about YouTube. Here at Palm Beach Opera, we also use Animoto sometimes to make simple videos, especially if we are just trying to edit together some photos and text and put music underneath. It isn’t free, but it is very affordable.

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