Los Angeles Videographer Pays Back Favors In Big Way

videographer Marc Gold with camera

Marc Gold, 24KT Sound & Video

Sometimes saying thanks is just not enough.

As a small business owner, when someone goes the extra mile to help me with my video production company, as in giving me a high value referral that results in a booking, I see it as a golden opportunity to reciprocate and strengthen a relationship. In my case, as a professional videographer who values referrals, I’m in the perfect position to make them a video that they can use for their own marketing. The only criterion is working the same event together so I have a chance to record what they’re doing. With the popularity of videos on websites and in the social media, and the exposure they can create, a marketing video is something that can be used to generate income. It may be as simple as shooting and editing a little extra footage of their work on display at the event that they referred me to. Here are a few of the thank you videos I’ve made for people who have helped me.

Shooting a little extra footage of Redondo Beach caterers, Critics Choice, while setting up for a gala 75th birthday reception at the Norris Pavilion in Palos Verdes is is what I’m talking about.

In addition to appearing in this blog, it’s also seen in the wedding and special events video gallery on my website, on youtube.com, and vimeo.com, where it’s fully optimized for maximum exposure and happily ‘going social’.

My DJ friend, John “Jazzy” Jackson has sent me many video clients over the years. Here’s a great demo of  DJ Jazzy performing at Noah’s extraordinary bar mitzvah reception in Orange County, happily given to Jazzy for all his help and steadfast friendship.

Ron and Anouka of West Coast Catering in Torrance, CA. have sent me several beautiful weddings at both their Torrance Woman’s Club facility as well as their San Pedro Harbor Lodge. I made this “thank you” video for them which they use very successfully as a corporate marketing video. That beautiful wedding gazebo, by the way, is by my friend Demetra Cunningham of SBD Events.

My dear friend, Addie, at the Cheesecake Factory in Redondo Beach recently sent us this event, a celebration of life for a local family who lost a loved one, although this highlight doesn’t focus on that aspect of the event, but rather on the services of the CK Factory.


With our Southern California studio in the city of San Pedro, our video productions bring us frequently to the surrounding South Bay Cities for corporate and special event videography:

Carson, CA corporate video for The Letterhead Factory

Torrance, CA instructional video for the Phenomenex Corporation and a corporate identity video for Southbay LeTip networking association

Redondo Beach, CA theater production video for Encore Entertainers, “Shrek the Musical”, “Oliver”, and “Hairspray”

Palos Verdes, CA Wayfarers Chapel wedding and baptism videography

Palos Verdes, CA dance production video for Peninsula School of Performing Arts, ballet and dance recitals

Harbor City, Harbor Gateway, CA Chamber of Commerce corporate event, Spring Mixer

Marina del Rey, CA for Lisa’s 40th birthday bash on board the Fantasea II yacht


Watch these videos and more in our corporate video gallery and our wedding and special event video gallery





Helping out my BF DJ Jazzy Jackson. Check out this video.

I’ve been helping my friend DJ Jazzy Jackson get to and from some of his gigs and made this video demo for him for his website. Check it out: https://vimeo.com/90977112

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Jazzy and I have been best friends forever, fishing buddies and we work together often at the same gigs, Jazzy as a DJ/master of ceremonies and me as a videographer mostly in gigs around the south bay area of Los Angeles. Whenever we pair up at a gig I try to make a video demo for him to help him out.

Ziv’s Extraordinary Bar Mitzvah Video

Image51Ziv’s bar mitzvah video is an extraordinary example of how a video can so beautifully illustrate the loving relationships and the feelings that bind loved ones together.  The images below come from Ziv’s video. When you look at them you’ll understand their power.

The signs are always there, and it’s the videographer’s job to see and record them. It’s the parents’ look of pride as their son reads from the torah, or the grandparents lovingly holding hands at the dinner table, a grandfatherly kiss on the bar mitzvah’s cheek, or the hug from a sister or brother, a mom’s tears as she dances with her son.  It’s not hard to imagine what these images will mean over Ziv’s lifetime, a lasting record of an irreplaceable moment. Your goal in finding a videographer should be to find one that sees events from this perspective. The video will be worth its weight in gold.

Thank you, Carmi family, for allowing me to record what for me was the experience of a lifetime!

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24KT is based in San Pedro, CA, where we’ve provided expert video production services since 1979. We produce commercial videos for businesses and websites and document weddings and special events and can assisit you in English or Spanish by calling (310) 547 - 4702 or by email. We gladly collaborate with out-of-town production companies and agencies.

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