What we're about

Our association is of a diverse group of Vancouver video production companies and videographers. Our members have a wide range of experience in video production from broadcast, corporate and private clients. Our monthly meetings are a forum to encourage our members to learn, share, and network with industry professionals. We are a place to learn the latest in video technology, storytelling, and social media marketing with video. You'll also get to network with some of the best and most creative minds in the video business.

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BCPVA Meeting - What we've learned in a Quarter Century of Corporate Film Making

Hello BCPVA members and guests, Please join us this month to learn how the team de Lestard & Hart Television/Media formed a partnership and turned their talents for telling technical stories into a lasting business success. Their presentation will focus on the top five things they have learned over their 25 years together in this business. Also presenting this month will be Bobby Skaper co-founder of Kinetix Communications, an awarded industry veteran with over thirty years of experience. It’s a joy and such a learning experience to have this level of industry professionals distill their hard won wisdom for us. Don’t miss this meeting! Main Presentation de Lestard & Hart Television & Media Producing video since 1987 Jim Hart partnered with Shawn de Lestard in 1997 together with their talent for, as they put it “being able to explain any thing to any one” they have specialized in technical documentaries. With many millions in business over the last decade it looks like the partnership is working! Jim and Shawn will cover for us the top 5 things that have most helped them be successful. The hallmarks of their business, the rules they break, and the rules they don’t break, and not least the lost art of the narrator, a colourful character that can give your production new personality. Associate member presentation Kinetix Media Communications Bobby Skaper is co-founder and partner in Kinetix Media Communications, heading up the company’s video production efforts. Over a career spanning more than thirty years, Bobby has filled many shoes on set – including ENG camera op, grip, electrics, studio camera, and technical director. With several Best of the West and Canadian Cable Television Awards to his credit, Bobby’s experience behind the camera includes live television production, reality TV, live event videography, documentary and corporate video. As VP, Video Production, Bobby heads up video production and studio management for Kinetix’ clients.

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