We Produce : Training Videos • Corporate Videos • Seminar Videos • Golf Day Videos • Web Videos
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The team is geared to create a customised video to match your exact needs and outcomes. Remember...the human brain loves visuals and learns much faster from pictures than words.
GCV has an all purpose studio perfectly suited for any type of production. 7 meters wide by 14 meters long. Create the perfect controlled environment for filming in a studio.
Get your production onto TV or the WEB with GCV Productions. Reach millions on TV or online with a video that conveys your marketing message in a memorable fashion.
GCV Productions has been producing training, marketing and corporate videos for over 12 years in Durban and Johannesburg. From Golf Days, Conferences and training seminars to marketing services and products, GCV has been able to deliver a video perfectly suited to the needs of it's customers. Conferences can be covered by multi cameras and a fully edited video is ready for viewing before the conference concludes. Golf days can be covered and edited on site so that your customers can view all the fun and memories at the evening function. Training videos are proven to work. Staff are able to view images that are specifically designed with their needs in mind rather than a foreign produced video sometimes not even in their home language. Services and products can be viewed online by thousands or millions of viewers.
Over 4 billion videos are viewed a day
Over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month.
Over 3 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube.
We have produced video for some of the biggest South African, and international brands. Let us take your training, products or services to new levels with HD quality video.
MEET OUR CREATIVE TEAM
• Cameraman • Editor • Producer
As the owner of GCV Productions Guy is involved in all phases of production from pre-production to the final product. Guy has worked and taught video production for the last 15 years.
• Voice Over Artist • Script Writer
Michelle Driman lends her voice over talents to most of our videos. Her clear delivery adds a sense of professionalism to every video she is involved in.
• Graphic Designer • Animator
Manosh brings years of graphic design and animation experience to GCV. His work has been featured regularly in programmes created for television broadcast.
• Cameraman • Editor
Shawn's sense for lighting, composition and motion makes all his footage exceptional. Shawn regularly works multi-camera shoots with a wide range of equipment from Go-Pro's to HD Cameras
GCV Productions is owned by Guy Crosbie and based in Durban South Africa since 2002.
Guy obtained a National Higher Diploma in Video Technology at the Natal Technikon City Campus in 1999. He went on to win the prestigious Best Student award at the NTVA Awards the same year.
There was a transformation in the video industry, equipment was getting smaller and less people were required to operate it. Guy used his knowledge of video production to cover all the different aspects of video, from camera operation to sound and lighting to editing. GCV Productions became a one-stop shop for video production, this enabled Guy to work very closely with the client to make sure all requirements were met.
Guy started off his career filming and editing corporate videos for Boxer Superstores in KZN, working closely with Andrew Mills, (Boxer Marketing Director) covering Conferences, Golf Days, Product promotions and training videos. Word of mouth spread and soon GCV Productions was filming for a number of clients in Durban and Johannesburg. Clients included Special Investigations Unit, Nelson Mandela Foundation, FNB and Nampak. In 2004 Guy was lecturing the subject of Video Production at the Damelin Campus in Westridge. It was at this time that Manosh Seetharam, Graphic Design lecturer became a team player applying his advanced skills in 3D Animation and Graphic Design. Shaun Colin, a student at Damelin, also came on board with great camera and editing skills. Together the team has worked on great video projects.
You are only as good as the equipment you use. GCV makes sure that only the best video and audio equipment is used to deliver the best video possible for the client.
The following cameras and microphones are used on a GCV Video Production shoot
The HVR-Z5U video camera is designed to enhance creativity and deliver the best video and audio quality. Sony’s new G lens boasts, excellent resolution, color, and contrast for breathtaking images This new compact camcorder boasts Sony’s 3 ClearVid CMOS Sensor™ system, utilizing the technology of Exmor, to provide excellent low-light sensitivity and making it ideal when high performance in limited light conditions is a requirement.
The HXR-NX3 from Sony brings high-quality performance, adaptability, and ease of use. The camcorder features a 3-chip Exmor sensor with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution and a 40x Clear Image Zoom for 35mm equivalent focal lengths up to 1152mm. It also features Wi-Fi connectivity for transferring video files from the camcorder to mobile devices, as well as controlling camera functions from your smartphone or tablet. A network-friendly 720p, 3 Mbps MP4 recording option allows for easy transfer and compatibility with computer, smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
Excellent 18-megapixel sensor with superb detail; Very good high ISO performance, especially for 18-megapixel subframe sensor; 3.0-inch, 1,040K-dot Vari-angle LCD is very useful for video and Live View; Sharp 18-135 kit lens with above average zoom range and I.S.; Full HD (1920x1080) movies at 30/25/24p, 60/50p at 1280x720.
The Canon EOS 550D is an 18.0 megapixel digital single-lens reflex camerathe 550D / T2i offers a 1,040,000-dot LCD screen with an aspect ratio of 3:2, a 63-zone metering sensor - identical to the one used in the higher-specified EOS 7D - subtly redesigned controls, standard ISO settings of 100-6,400 (expandable to 12,800), simplified Live View focusing and an improved video mode featuring 1080p Full HD recording at 24/25/30fps and 720p HD capture at your choice of either 50 or 60fps, with full manual control over exposure and gain.
Sony URX receiver / transmitter
The Sony UWP Series UHF synthesized wireless microphone system. Package includes a lavalier microphone, bodypack transmitter, plug-on transmitter and a portable tuner. Mounting adapter for camcorder included. Channels 30 to 33. The UWP-V6 includes extremely robust metal construction, mic/line input selection on the bodypack and plug-on transmitters, a miniature metal body omni-directional lav microphone and plus the receiver includes a convenient auto channel scanning function allowing automatic search for unoccupied channels.
• Tailored frequency response is smooth and extended. Tuned specifically for vocal applications
• Cardioid polar pattern picks up the most sound from in front of the microphone and some sound from the sides. Less susceptible to feedback in high volume settings.
• Dynamic cartridge has a simple, rugged coil. Handles extreme volume levels without distortion.
• Integral "pop" filter reduces explosive breath sounds and wind noise.