We provide animated and explainer video production services. We seek to work with innovative companies to
Simplify complex messages:
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, but making something simple is hard work. Yet necessary to make sure your message is not lost to the audience.
Craft messages as stories:
Story does more than communicate an idea; Story inspires your audience to act. Crafting your message as a story allows you to bond information to emotion and makes it memorable, resonant and actionable.
Deliver stories in the form of video:
Video allows you to control how your audience connects with your message. By controlling the tone and the setting you establish the proper mindset for your message to be received how you intended it to be understood.
Why work with US?
Quality for value
We believe in offering great value for your marketing investment. In our opinion, a sustainable promotional video strategy should be obtainable and not prohibitive in price.
We strive to identify the objective and provide external insight to help uncover the core value locked within your message and deliver it with a purposeful, targeted video.
Turn Key solution
Our service has been designed to minimize the impact on your day to day activities without compromising your decision making and influence on final product.
We don’t believe in barriers. That’s why we establish direct contact between you and your SSV creative team, allowing you to understand status and influence your project.
100 + video stories told around the world
We’ve created over 100 unique stories and delivered them as explainer videos, demo videos and animated marketing stories for all sorts of clients from start-ups like Shopify and Nutanix to Fortune 500 organizations such as VMWare, Citrix and Pitney Bowes.
“Working with the team at SSV was a blast! From our initial meeting to our final deliverable, SSV delivered in a timely manner, and we couldn’t have been happier with the end result.”
Alex MacDonell, Design Lead, Shopify
February 28, 2014
What’s in your bag, Tobin Kennedy?
What’s in your bag? is a new series inspired by our friends at The Verge to peel back the curtain of awesome Simple Story Videos works behind (the curtain is royal blue). First up is Tobin Kennedy, SSV’s project manager and scotch evangelist. It’s Tobin’s job to act as liaison between the production team and […]
February 25, 2014
3.5 Reasons why we’re going to Dx3 Canada
Many B2B companies recognize that conferences can be a crucial business driver for generating new leads or improving team skills. But most companies don’t have a well-defined strategy or approach for attending these events, choosing willy-nilly from the options that appear in their inbox. While the business case for attending an event will be different […]
February 18, 2014
4 reasons why you need a screencast video
Explainer videos come in many forms: animated, live action, Taiwanese , etc. Choosing the right format often rests upon understanding which one best aligns with your needs and objectives. Previously, I had written about choosing between live action and animated videos. Screencasts are another type of explainer video growing in popularity that might be the […]
February 5, 2014
The Old Spice Guy is older than you think
Old Spice has released a new digital marketing campaign that, like most Old Spice digital campaigns, has quickly ‘gone viral’. Old Spice’s Internetervention campaign centres on a series of fake websites for a variety of less than compelling male-centric products (100% black leather sheets, soul patch powder, etc.). The curtain is eventually pulled back, and […]
January 16, 2014
How to make the perfect Kickstarter video, part four: post-production
Now that filming for your Kickstarter masterpiece has wrapped, you are ready for the fourth and final stage: post-production. Much like Rocky IV, this stage can be the most challenging but also the most rewarding, as you see your hard work finally come alive on the screen. If this is your first time editing video, […]