Marketing Video Production Service

Remove the costs, complexities and physical barriers of producing professional, live-action marketing videos at scale.

The cost of producing videos has traditionally made video impractical for many projects. Remote Directed Video (RDV) is a better way to produce live-action video content at scale.

Pro-grade remote video capture combined with our team of marketers, directors and editors make producing marketing videos easy, with minimal impact on staff resources.

Video Testimonial Strategy

Strategy & Planning

Work with our experts to define what videos you need and how you’ll use them. We’ll help you select a look and feel for your videos, determine the content of each video, and develop a plan for producing your videos.

Remote Video Capture

Directed Remote Video Capture

RDV’s remote video technology captures stunning footage (up to 4K) with just an iPhone or webcam, with no loss of quality to streaming. A Live Director is on every “video shoot” to make your subject feel at ease and look their best, so they can deliver an effective video.

RDV Editing and Review

Video Editing & Review

Our editors turn the footage into rough cuts of your videos, based on your specifications, within 7 business days. They’re then uploaded to our video collaboration platform, where you can request edits with ease and precision.

Remote Directed Videos are produced by marketers. Learn more about how we deliver effective marketing videos – quickly and cost-effectively.

Recording Marketing Videos with Remote Directed Video

1. Schedule a Recording Session

Start by setting up a remote video capture session with our convenient online scheduling tool. We’ll even coordinate with and prepare staff, customers and other spokespeople.

2. Connect with a Live Director

Your video subject connects with a Live Director, using their iPhone or webcam. The director can then adjust camera settings, help subjects feel comfortable, hit their talking points (by script or interview), and make them look their best.

3. Our Team Edits Your Videos

Footage is delivered to our editors in its native resolution (up to 4K), with no streaming involved. Our editors upload rough cuts in 7 days to our video collaboration platform for you to review.

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“In a marketing video, you have to deliver your message through other people. I can tell Thoughtcast Media what I need out of a video, and they can get subject matter experts, customers, and thought leaders to say the things that correlate with that message.”

Jake Fabbri, CMO @ Fonteva

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Create These Marketing Videos and More with Remote Directed Video!

Remote Directed Video is a great fit for many different types of videos and marketers that want access to live-action marketing videos whenever an opportunity strikes.

Thought Leadership Video Production

Thought Leadership Videos are great for sharing industry insights, answering market questions, demonstrating expertise, and connecting with your audience in a more meaningful way.

With the ability to conveniently record subject matter experts around the world with a Live Director, RDV makes it easy to create videos that establish your brand as an influencer in the industry.

“We’ve used Thoughtcast Media very successfully to produce thought leader videos in support of two new products. Their videos have helped to add value to our brand. Working with Thoughtcast Media is educational, inspirational, valuable and just plain fun.”

Sonja Hutton, Core Partners

Testimonial Video Production

Testimonial Videos are one of the most powerful assets a marketer or salesperson can have, with their incredible density of social proof and ability to convert prospects into customer.

With RDV you can capture testimonial videos from customers around the world, with a Live Director to keep your customers at ease, help them deliver their best performance, and enforce standards for your video testimonials.

“Having the access to the remote videos that Thoughtcast Media provides really allowed us to continue building that [testimonial video] content, but in a safe way.

Patrick Dorsey, EVP Marketing, Impexium

How-to Video Production

How-to and Training Videos are an effective way demonstrate your expertise inyour field, while teaching your prospects and customers in a more engaging way (video’s been proven to improve content retention!)

With RDV you can focus on educating your audience, while a Live Director is there to ensure you’re conveying your information clearly, and can work with editors to quickly turn your instructions into an audience-ready video.

“The process Thoughtcast Media follows is exceptional! From conception to execution, it all makes sense and results in marketing videos that really work for our firm.

Carl Sumter, Savor Strategies

Other Marketing Videos Produced with Remote Directed Video

B2B FAQ Video for Consulting Firm

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Event Promotion Video for Software User Conference

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B2C Customer Testimonial Video Ad


How is RDV Different from Other Methods of Producing Marketing Videos?

Video production has traditionally required large upfront investment, and trying to record videos by yourself is often more hassle than it’s worth. Remote Directed Video is a better way to produce video content with help from video marketing experts.

Compared to On-Location Productions

Traditional Video Production vs. Remote Directed Video Production Comparison Chart

Compared to Solo/Streaming Productions

Steaming Video Production vs. Remote Directed Video Production Comparison Chart

Safe and Fast Without Sacrifice

RDV is recorded remotely and totally safe without having to sacrifice the quality or content of your videos.

Fast and Convenient

RDV makes it easy to turn an idea into an marketing-ready video, within 7 days from the time of your recording session.

A Start-to-Finish Solution

Our team of marketers, directors and editors handle your project from start to finish, with minimal impact on your staff.

Affordable and Flexible

Everything you need to create effective marketing videos is available in fixed-price packages, or build a custom project.

Professional & Effective Video

There’s no loss of video quality to streaming, and a Live Director ensures you always get an effective marketing video.

Professional Direction

Live Directors assist your subjects and tweak their cameras to ensure they sound and look their best, and feel comfortable on video.

Made To Your Specifications

Our marketers, directors and editors will help you turn your vision into a reality, with included rounds of editing to get it just right.

Produced by Marketers

We’ve produced hundreds of marketing videos for businesses around the world, since we started in 2016, and began our marketing careers decades before that.

We make the marketing effectiveness of your videos our top priority, and will work with our Live Directors and editors to create videos the produce marketing results for your business.

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Professional Video with Just an iPhone or Webcam – Plus our Video Experts

Remote Directed Video uses HD remote capture technology to record video on the subject’s device in its native resolution (up to 4K), with no loss of video quality due to streaming (like Zoom or Skype) – with a Live Director to ensure you get the best video possible.

Our video editors then turn the footage into a marketing-effective video, made to your specifications, all for one flat rate.

4K Resolution Remote Video Production

Take the Complexity Out of Marketing Video Production

Simply talk with our videos experts about your video project and select a time to connect with a Live Director for your remote video capture session, and your subject can focus on delivering their best performance.

Our video editors get your footage, with instructions (based on your specifications and video marketing best practices) to edit the HD footage into an effective marketing video, as quickly as possible. Learn how it works.

Remote Video Production

A Fully Turnkey Marketing Video Production Service

Having produced hundreds of remotely-captured videos for our customers, we’ve assembled all the necessary components of a successful marketing video into one convenient and cost-effective package.

Strategy & Planning

Maximize the effectiveness of your marketing video.

Remote Video Capture

Remote recording session with a Live Director.

Video Editing & Review

Professional editing and multiple rounds of review.

Subject Coordination

We’ll handle all scheduling and prep of your video subjects.

Video Gear Kits

We’ll ship your subjects a tripod and lavaliere microphone.

Captions & Transcripts

Captions and transcripts for accessibility, SEO and social.

Schedule a Consultation

Get in touch with a video expert to talk strategy, design an RDV production package that fits your needs and budget, and get a firm quote.

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