about us

The greatness of our work comes out through the collaboration of people.

We are a media company focused on creating content about people. A group of producers, directors, writers, cinematographers, editors, photographers, designers, artists, coders, and thinkers committed to making great work.

Our vision comes in the form of film, television, commercials, video, partnerships, virtual and augmented reality, photo, graphic design, and overall digital experiences that draw people closer to the world around them.

our talented team

CHRISTOPHER salvi

Christopher is the Co-Founder, executive producer, and video strategist at Salvi Media.

His responsibilities are to coordinate resources for the video projects and guide clients on the use of their content.


Prior to Salvi Media, Will and Chris' business experience was in running their first business (Salvi Food Group) which was sold in June 2017. Chris has experience in coaching football at the high school, Division 3, and Division 1 level at various schools in a wide range of roles.


Chris graduated from the University of Notre Dame, where he studied Political Science and was a member of the football team. He was a captain and earned a scholarship after walking-on in 2009. He also has a Masters in the Science in Communication from Northwestern University.

william salvi

Will is a Co-Founder of Salvi Media, his responsibilities are directing, operations, and sales. He coordinates the shoot, directs talent, and leads the video to its final product.

Will graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2013 with a B.A. in Political Science and was a member of the football team as a walk on. After graduation, Will worked for United States Senator Joe Donnelly (Indiana) on Capitol Hill as a congressional staffer until 2014.


In late 2014, he moved back to Chicago to work in operations for Salvi Sports and started a food and beverage company with his brother Chris, which was sold in spring 2017. Now, he uses his understanding of business operations to coordinate the production process.

GREGORY DELY

Greg is the lead video editor at Salvi Media, his responsibility is to execute the vision of the video through the post-production process. He manages the media after the shoot, edits, and works in unison with Will to make sure the final product is delivered on time and up to client expectations.


Greg graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2013 with a B.A. in film and video post- production. Across Chicago and Los Angeles, Greg has worked for some of the top production companies in sports broadcasting, reality television, commercials, and visual effects. He worked the 2015 Blackhawks Stanley Cup championship broadcast, worked on the visual effects team for an Academy Award commercial for Hollywood director Marc Forster, and won a 2015 NATAS regional Emmy. Some of Greg’s hobbies include: rooting for Chicago sports, critiquing movies, and you guessed it – editing.

Antonin Lelievre

Originally from France, Antonin has worked all over the world utilizing his cinematography skills. Prior to working with Salvi Media here in Chicago, he spent more than 12 years in Asia. Antonin has an advertising background, having served as Creative Director for Coca-Cola China.


In 2011, he crossed over to production, working with prestigious clients such as Nike, Lincoln, Microsoft, and The Peninsula, while also financing his own films - The Place to be (2011) - Scalp! (2013) - Jonathan Irving (2016). He has also directed music videos (Ode to the Obsolete 2014, Prescription 2015) and collaborated with 30 Seconds to Mars on Walk on Water (2016), for which he represented Illinois as Lead Videographer.


Antonin is fluent in French, English, and Chinese.

we create videos that convert

Video is the most powerful form of content, resulting in higher conversion rates, increase search engine optimization (SEO), and demonstrate the values of your organization. We use our process to execute on the objective of the video and your overall digital strategy.

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Video PRODUCTION process

How do we consistently produce such beautiful, intense, captivating videos? We administer a methodical production process to maintain high quality standards for every client we engage with.

pre-production

This is our first phase where "discovery" happens. We take the time to learn as much about you and the project requirements as possible.

production

This is where our crew and equipment show up to execute on the game plan that was finalized in "pre-production".

post-production

Where the magic happens. Color correction, audio enhancement, transition edits. After this last phase you have a new video!

"the end result was
exactly what i wanted!"

“Chris and Will Salvi did an outstanding job for my firm, Waterville Advisors. The end result was exactly what I wanted! Their level of creativity, production expertise and professionalism are impressive. We strongly recommend their services to our network of professionals.” 

Daniel McCarthy - Owner / Waterville Advisors

Daniel McCarthy, Esq. 

Owner / Waterville Advisors

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