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
December 10, 2013
Volvo knows how to split their marketing objectives
Every so often a video will get passed around the office and kill team productivity for the next half hour. Sometimes they are funny, sometimes they are crazy . In the case of Volvo’s recent campaign, it’s simply because what their doing is so damn good. The above video, featuring JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME DOING THE SPLITS […]
December 5, 2013
How to make the perfect Kickstarter video, step three: production
What follows below is a series of production tips and references links to help you finally shoot your Kickstarter video masterpiece. You are not mistaken if you think it is a lot of information to take in; one of the most important lessons to learn in this business is that there is always more to […]
November 26, 2013
How to use your explainer video to increase landing page conversions
A high conversion landing page can be the difference between your business thriving and, well, going out of business. Our current 140 character, six second video culture doesn’t make it easy, however. According to Unbounce, the average attention span online in 2012 was 8 seconds, meaning that brands must quickly grab their customer’s attention and […]
November 22, 2013
Funny is Dangerous
We love our clients at Simple Story Videos, and we will move mountains or bury bodies to deliver what they need. There is, however, one request we receive from clients that is often a source of dread: make our video funny. I am sure that we are not the only video production agency in the […]
November 14, 2013
How to make the perfect Kickstarter video, step two: pre-production
In my last post on how to make the perfect Kickstarter video, I talked about the power of telling your personal story to convince the Interwebs to fund your project. Today I begin to talk about the process of actually telling your story, starting with the first step, pre-production. Broadly, any video project, from a Kickstarter […]