A neighborhood multimedia firm has volunteered their time to provide a brand new promotional video that includes a couple of of North Grenville’s companies.
Brett Colpitts and Marina Chiabai are the pleasant faces behind Brett Colpitts Media. Brett was drawn to images and videography at an early age, capturing his skateboarding methods on movie. After graduating from Canadore Faculty in TV Broadcasting and TV Manufacturing, Brett went on to movie and edit The New Fly Fisher TV present, broadcast on a number of TV and on-line channels, together with PBS and Amazon Prime.
Marina and Brett met in Ottawa, however moved to Toronto for Brett to work with an organization known as Vertical Scope, which allowed him to journey all around the world filming and enhancing for a number of the largest names within the automotive business. “He travelled throughout Europe and North America, filming a lot of commerce exhibits and totally different launches…a lot of journey with that job, and plenty of expertise,” Marina says. “That was fairly enjoyable for him.”
In 2019, Marina and Brett determined to maneuver again to the Ottawa space to be nearer to household and begin their very own enterprise. They purchased a home in Kemptville and began Brett Colpitts Media, which has been in operation for nearly two years. With two youngsters at residence, Marina not too long ago got here on to assist Brett with the enterprise and images aspect of the corporate.
It was by their North Grenville Enterprise Builders membership that they first bought the thought to create a promotional video showcasing a few of North Grenville’s companies. They heard by their connections within the group that there have been many native companies who have been struggling because of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns.
“After we heard that, it made us really feel unhappy, clearly, that there are companies struggling in our group, as a result of we actually love our small group and all the things that it presents,” Marina says. “Numerous that comes from having such a various vary of distinctive small companies, and the way these companies then help the group.”
Brett and Marina determined to make use of their distinctive talent set to provide a brief, prime quality promotional video showcasing native companies and speaking to homeowners about what group means to them. By way of a mutual connection, they have been capable of get in contact with the NG Occasions’ personal Marguerite Boyer, who helped them get in contact with companies in the neighborhood who might use the assistance probably the most. “She was that bridge for us,” Marina says.
Marina and Brett shot 9 companies in a day and a half, and the video was launched on Fb final Monday. Companies featured embody the Brigadoon Restaurant, Jac’s Boutique, Catered Affairs, To Be Continued, Kemptville Household Restaurant, J-Glow, Quick Eddie’s Diner, Saltastic, and Boss Thai Boxing. The video unfold like wildfire on-line, garnering 10,000 views and over 200 shares in simply over 24 hours. “Everyone seems to be sharing it, and that’s simply rising an increasing number of consciousness for the companies, which was the entire level,” Marina says.