We provide animated and explainer video production services. We help innovative companies:
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.
How We Work With You
Step 1: Discovery
We connect with your team to understand the core of your product or service, and find the best way to tell your story.
Step 2: Script
Our creative team transforms your key message into an engaging visual story that connects with your audience. Including script and description of the visual elements that will be presented on screen.
Step 3: Style board and Storyboard
The script and visuals are sketched out, presenting you with an idea of the flow of the video as well as the look and feel.
Step 4: Voiceover
We select and recommend voiceover talents that best match your brand and target audience.
Step 5: Production
Our team of motion designers and/or cinematographers create your video. We integrate your feedback on animation direction and final revision requests.
Step 6: Final Video
Video production is completed, sound effects are applied and we send you your HD video in any format you want.
Tell the right story to your customer
Our studio has earned the trust of major brands across healthcare, finance, and tech to help tell the stories that fuel their business. We’ve also worked with young startups to craft the right message for their first customers. With over 200 custom-made live action and animated explainer videos delivered, our team has the experience and expertise needed to work with your brand.
“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
Sometimes doing more means doing less.
We used to do a bunch of things, but we realized there were only two that we really cared about: telling stories, and helping our clients find the right story that fit them. They were also the things we did best. So we simplified. Our passion is storytelling, and our medium is video. Our focus is on making sure our clients get the right explainer video to help them do big things.
Interested in learning more? Get in touch.
April 22, 2014
Lose It! keeps its customers motivated with a Premium explainer video
We were very excited when Lose It! asked us to produce its new explainer video. Not only is Lose It! a very popular health and fitness app, it was also an opportunity to shoot live action video, which is always a fun experience. The Lose It! team was also very hands on and enthusiastic throughout […]
April 11, 2014
How to provide a great mobile video experience [Rob Woodbridge Interview]
I have written before that marketers must realize the creation of compelling video content is separate from ensuring that content is discovered. Assuming your target audience will find your video content just because you made it is a big mistake. But how often do marketers consider the screen their customers are viewing their video content on? At […]
April 4, 2014
In a content economy, brands must be storytellers
Whether you call it the attention economy, or the content economy, the fact of the matter is that the decline of traditional media and the proliferation of social media has made customer attention a scarce commodity. Companies looking to stand out can’t sit back and hope they’ll be found, nor can they trust solely in paid […]
March 26, 2014
5 reasons why millennials spend so much time on YouTube
ReelSEO recently published a post that looks into the popularity of YouTube among teens and millennials. The post highlights a study conducted by The Intelligence Group, which found that millennials ranging from 14-18 and 19-24 both reporting they now use YouTube as or more frequently than Facebook. Marketing departments that have spent the past 5 […]
March 14, 2014
YouTube’s content strategy tips will help your brand stand out
We were excited to attend Dx3 Canada this year because of the access it provided to smart people doing big things. YouTube’s Dave Coleman is one such example, and his session about brand success on YouTube did not disappoint. In less than an hour, Dave laid out a video production content structure that any brand […]