Imagine Services provides professional video and consulting services to individuals, organizations and businesses. Our services include business consulting, standard commercial production, promotional videos, special event recording and personal video messaging (video resumes). All videos are recorded using the most up-to-date technology. We use high definition cameras, professional lighting, and the best editing software available. Our staff of producers and editors are trained and experienced in most cutting edge design and production tools. We provide on-location event services and studio recorded production. Our efforts always result in a pleased client.
Imagine Videos is an extension of its founder's vision of empowering communities through enhancing communication. Founder, Harlan B. Hodge, is a Social Worker who holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Social Work. It is through his work with a variety of communities that he has realized the power and potential of effective communication. As a non-profit and for-profit business consultant, Harlan helped managers maximize profits by enhancing relationships with employees and customers. Through the development of effective effective communication tools and techniques, Harlan's clients realized greater profits and enhanced work environments.
In an effort to share these proven techniques with a broader population, Harlan brings these processes to the broader public.
1. Video Messaging: Imagine Videos provides highly impactful video messaging for clients who wish to communicate with a large number of people simultaneously. Through a simple process of scripting and shooting on a green screen, clients will be able to record regular messages in minutes and have them ready to broadcast on-line, through e-mail, VLOGS, internal broadcast monitors, or any variety of video platforms.
2. Video Resumes: We support job seekers and employers by presenting potential candidates at their best. Video Resumes request are quickly becoming the standard for employers. A Harris Interactive Poll, sited on ABC 7 Online (http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=websites&id=5527991) stated that 60% of Employers showed an interest in video resumes of potential candidates and nearly 50% of workers expressed a willingness to post a video resume of themselves to capture the attention of prospective employers. The challenge for employers has been producing a video resume with a high standard of quality and professionalism at an affordable price. We have met this challenge. Job seekers will be able to walk-in, with or without an appointment, answer a few questions and produce a high quality, captivating video resume in minutes.
3. Video Scrap-booking The solution to hundreds of pictures lying around in shoe boxes and drawers in the Video Scrapbook. Sharing memories with pictures has move drastically from the turning of pages to the viewing of pictures on-line and on video. Imagine Videos can help preserve those most cherished memories through the digitizing of physical pictures and the integration of digital pictures, video, voice-overs and professional special effects. The result is a personalized video that reflects the feelings, thoughts and voice of its creator, our client.
4. Promotional Videos: Commercial videos have historically been out of reach of the small business owner or non-profit organization. However, with the recent advancements in technology production video cameras have become more powerful, smaller and affordable for mid-size production studios like ours. We are able to produce business commercials and promotional videos as a fraction of the larger studio cost, while maintaining the television standard that viewer are accustomed.
Imagine Videos is an extension of our founders work with communities and organizations. We have years of experience helping individuals and businesses build relationships. Our commitment to getting to know our clients personally helps us articulate their strengths and message to their target audience. Our business philosophy is rooted in Social Work practices and principals. We meet our clients where they are without judgment. We help them articulate their vision in the most effective manor and assure them of our continued support. We seek to develop long term meaning relationships with our clients.
Through counseling and consulting, our clients receive expert advice, guidance and support in their professional endeavors. For example, every client receives expert planning to maximize the impact of their video projects. Every client is encouraged to use the following project management process:
Step 1. Visioning: Define the finished product and how it will be used
Step 2. Planning: Consider the task, activities and process that are necessary to achieve the vision
Step 3. Procurement: Help identify the resources that will be needed to complete all the task, activities and processes listed in step 2
Step 4. Implementation: Partner with our clients in the production and publishing of their projects
Step 5. Close Out: Support our clients in the evaluating the project’s success and planning of next steps
We are genuinely concerned about the success of our clients, because we know that when they are successful, they will continue using our services.
Imagine Videos will maintain the latest video production equipment including:
Boys and Girls Clubs
Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE)
Greater St. Louis Area Boy Scouts of America
Parkway School District
Rockwood School District
Hazelwood School District
St. Louis University
St. Louis Community College
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Consortium of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC)
Moving with Character
Voluntary Interdistrict Choice Corporation (VICC)