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2012 Production Highlights  
CAV Media Studios Completes Construction Safety Training Video for Suulutaaq, Inc.  

CAV Media Studios has completed production of the safety training video for Suulutaaq Inc. Suulutaaq has been working on Napa's flood control project in the area of the Wine Train along Soscol Avenue n`ear the downtown area.

Suulutaaq Inc., a division of the Kuskokwim Corporation, is based out of Alaska but operates nationally. The video, produced by CAV Media Studios, will be used to train new employees nationwide, wherever Suulutaaq has work and/or office facilities.

The video was produced in a modular fashion in order to be easily built upon and added to if and when regulations or procedures are modified.

CAV Media Studios has produced many safety videos for the construction industry of the course of its 26 years in business. We have worked with numerous construction companies throughout the years ,including some of the biggest names in the industry, on very high profile projects throughout the region. Projects have ranged from safety training to project documentation to corporate promotion and everything in between.

CAV Media stands ready to help you produce your own corporate safety and training videos when your need arises.

CAV Media Studios was Selected by Delta Airlines to produce a High Definition video of the Biscoff Baking Contest Finals at the Culinary Institue of America in Napa Valley.  

CAV Media Studios covers Delta Airlines first annual Biscoff Bake-off.

Three finalists were selected and flown to Napa Valley for the final bake-off to determine the grand prize winner. Judges were Author/Master Somelier Andrea Robinson, Chef Stephen Isaac of the Culinary Institute of America, and Herb Karlitz, Founder & President of The Karlitz Company.

The video piece was directed by Bob Burton, executive producer at CAV Media, and edited at CAV studios. Post-production, sound mixing and editing was also directed by Burton. CAV Media Studios offers high-definition cameras, green screen stage, film and music library, a voiceover room and two high-end post-production editing suites.

CAV Media Studios Partners With Luminox On An Underwater Adventure  

CAV Media Studios of Napa has completed a high-definition video project for Luminox watches. CAV was commissioned by Luminox, the creator of watches designed for the U.S. Army and the Navy SEALS, to produce an informative video to promote their partnership with Scott Cassell, an expert counter-terrorism operative and undersea explorer. 

As Mr. Cassell is highly regarded as one of the world’s most respected underwater explorers who’s videos have aired on such televisions channels as Discovery, BBC, Travel Channel, CNN and Disney channels.

The video piece was directed by Bob Burton, executive producer at CAV Media, and edited at the CAV studios using the facilities ’green screen technology, which allowed the audience “to journey with Scott on an underwater dive,” a news release said. Post-production, sound mixing and editing was also directed by Burton. CAV Media Studios offers high-definition cameras, a film and music library, a voiceover room and two high-end post-production editing suites.

 

2011 Production Highlights  

CAV Media Studios Produces iPad Wine App Videos

 

CAV Media Studios has produced a series of video clips featuring vintners of Napa Valley for a new iPad application called “Hospitality Social”. CAV was chosen as the video production company to create HD video content by Jack and Nadine Serfass, the owners of this exciting new software.  “Hospitality Social” takes the Wine List into the 21st century. The Serfasses, owners of the famed Naples Tomatoes restaurants in Naples, Florida, have replaced their “paper” wine lists with an interactive restaurant menu featuring a digital sommelier. The rich content about each of the wines on their list includes complete wine data and video clips about the wines and winery.  “Hospitality Social” was introduced at the National Restaurant Association in Chicago on May 21st. The roll-out featured a stunning “video wall” comprised of 70 synced iPads playing the videos produced by CAV Media Studios.  The company website,  www.hospitalitysocial.com, highlights clips produced by CAV Media Studios of Jarvis Estates, Honig Vineyards, and Swanson Vineyards.  CAV President, Bob Burton personally directed the featured clips. Drawing from his extensive experience with producing winery videos, CAV has been contracted to continue to produce the highest quality HD video clips for inclusion in this groundbreaking software/application package.

CAV Media Video Studios Wraps "Angry Men"

 

CAV Media Studios, Napa's premier video production studio, announces completion of James Dalessandro and Ken Solin's reality series pilot, "Angry Men." The pilot was filmed in High Definition by CAV on location within Napa County as well as in CAV's new studio facilities at 1753 Tanen Street, Napa. CAV's president, Bob Burton, personally took major interest in the project, functioning as its producer. Dalessandro and Burton's previous collaboration resulted in a prestigious Aurora award for their documentary "The Damndest Finest Ruins," a video history of the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco. The new production features six men who intimately share their life stories with facilitator Solin and potentially millions of viewers. When asked about the finished product Burton said "This is the essence of reality television, these six men had never met each other until the day of the filming." The pilot is currently being viewed by networks in Hollywood and could be aired as early as this summer.

2010 Production Highlights  

Suulutaaq, Inc., Anchorage, AK

Mustard Festival, Napa, CA

Olliance Group, Palo Alto, CA

Artesa Winery, Napa, CA

Balzac Communications and Marketing, Napa, CA

Jarvis Estates, Napa, CA

 
2009 Production Highlights  
CAV Media & V. Sattui Using YouTube As Venue For Marketing
 

CAV Media Studios has teamed up with V. Sattui Winery to create an entertaining new way to develop relationships with new customers and existing ones while teaching them about the winery and its products.  It’s called “The Wine Guys” segments.  These fun segments include Tom Davies, President and Peter Godoff, Senior Vice President of V. Sattui, pairing food with V. Sattui wines and arguing about their favorites.  “They are becoming the “Siskel and Ebert” of Wine,” stated Bob Burton, President and Executive Producer at CAV Studios. “We can shoot and produce a high quality, high-definition Internet-ready piece with a turn around time of two days. The production package includes two or three segments of online material, b-roll for future marketing video promos.  You’ll be up and running in the video-sharing world in no time, and existing customers will return to your web site just to see what’s new,” stated Mr. Burton.  “It’s called taking advantage of social media marketing, which seems to be the wave of the future for businesses looking to expand in today’s world of pod casters, bloggers and YouTubers,” stated Burton.

CAV Media Filming Christie Peery-Skousen For On-Line University

 

CAV Media Corporation has completed the high definition filming of the founder of Peery Piano Academy, Christie Peery-Skousen.  The filming was done at The Jarvis Conservatory under the video direction of Bob Burton.

 

CAV Media & ArtistWorks Inc. Launch Unique On-Line University

 

CAV Media Corporation has partnered with Artistworks Inc., to produce a series of exciting on-line universities.  There is one thing different about these schools, however.  Legendary musicians themselves teach the lessons. “They are unique in that they allow students from around the world to learn from the very people they aspire to be,” stated Bob Burton, Executive Producer at CAV Media who is overseeing shooting and editing for the universities. The first University, “The DJ Qbert Skratch School” is scheduled to launch in Early 2009.  This video-learning site will be subscription based and will be taught by DJ Qbert and some of his very famous associates.  After studying a series of skratching techniques from basic to exotic and beat juggling, students can then send in their own videos to Qbert who will respond by offering his personal guidance and suggestions. “There is no central place for far-flung Turntablists to gather, so this platform will provide those who want to learn with a great opportunity,” says David Butler, Founder and CEO of ArtistWorks, Inc.

 
2008 Production Highlights  

CAV Media Studios Awarded Contract With MTC

 

After aggressive competitive bidding based on both quality and price, The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has awarded CAV Media a 5 year contract to provide on call video production services, web casting and editing services throughout the bay area.  Bob Burton the Executive Producer at CAV Media for 22 years will be handling the MTC contract. CAV Media has worked with the commission in the past, including their work on the repair of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge, following the Loma Prieta Earthquake. CAV Media was chosen because of their historically quick response and professional production quality of similar projects.

 

CAV Media Produces ProtectingAmerica.org Informercial

 

CAV Media Studios has completed a public awareness video for Protecting America.org. Earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes are the focus of the video production. Protecting America Co-Chairs James Lee Whitt, former FEMA Director and Admiral James Loy worked closely with James Dalessandro, a spokesperson for Protecting America.org and CAV Media Studios to produce this informational video production. The video will be used to help advocate for catastrophe changes in America's natural disaster preparedness system at the state and national level. There is emphasis on building stronger structures and changing the way America first responds when disaster hits.

 

CAV Media Releases Terry Bradford Live In Concert DVD

 

Mr. Bradford is well known locally in the Napa Valley and for his touring with Celine Dion and the hit 1991 single Beauty and the Beast. CAV Media recorded Mr. Bradford live in concert at the Napa Valley Opera House. The event was filmed in high definition video, and recorded for a 5.1 surround sound mix. The television broadcast version has been shown on PBS stations through out the United States via satellite uplink and available on amazon and Mr. Bradford's website (terrybradford.com).

 
2007 Production Highlights  

Jarvis Conservatory, Napa, CA

Cristani & Co., Chicago, IL

Gary's Wine, Madison, NJ

Darioush, Napa, CA

Napa Valley Wine Train, Napa, CA

MedActive, LLC, Flemington, NJ

 

 

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