Video: Advice for before the camera rolls, and Tech answers for more professional results.
11:30 AM & 12:30 PM
Learn actionable techniques from the Florida Realtors® Media Team. See how video can be used to advance your career from brand awareness to lead generation. You don’t have to have a huge budget to bring a polished look and start creating a video-based identity.
Sev has been writing/producing/directing video for 35 years. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. He produced video for a production company and then an advertising agency in Pennsylvania. He was a writer/producer/director for 12 years for Darden Restaurants; home to Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze and other restaurant concepts. After four years as a freelance writer/producer, he joined Florida Realtors® in January of 2005. Sev writes/produces/directs video projects and the major live events for the association including; the Inaugural Banquet, Great American Realtor® Days, the Women In Real Estate Conference, the Opening and Closing Sessions and the Awards Luncheon during the annual convention.
Chris Des Marais
Video Production Manager
Chris has been in the film/video/television business for 28 years. He received a degree in Graphic Design from the School of Visual Arts in NYC. He worked for 12 years as a union Prop Master and Set Dresser in the Motion Picture Industry. Chris then sold cable television advertising time for four years after moving to Florida. Following that, he worked as a staff producer for a Tallahassee-based television and video production company and then as a freelance video producer, editor, and field crew member. In 2015 Chris joined Florida Realtors as the full-time Video Production Manager where he shoots and edits all the in-house video for the state association.