7 Types of Digital Content
Your Brand Should Be Making

By Alyssa Ortiz

In today’s world, social media and the internet play a vital role in people’s daily lives. We’re spending more time on our phones — sometimes productively, other times aimlessly scrolling — so

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Beautiful Tension: Pre-Fight with Mike Lee

There’s nothing quite like a good fight night, and on June 8, 2018, the Allstate Arena hosted Chicago’s own Mike Lee and Jose Hernandez for a 10-round main event.  While the true majesty of fight

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Somehow, I Produce

by Alyssa Ortiz

When you hear the word producer, what comes to mind? The answers may vary based on personal experience or on the amount of time you’ve spent learning about the production process in the digital and film

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Filming Through COVID: Safety First

By William Salvi

Before our work begins, one common question our partners ask us is a variant of “How will filming be conducted with coronavirus?”  It's reasonable to be concerned about a crew coming to your

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Networking Tips For Livestream Events Part 2: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

By Victoria Harmon

Networking while adjusting to the work-from-home environment is imperative to professionals who wish to stay dynamic in the workforce. One way to kickstart your at-home networking is by socializing

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Producing Digital Media During a Pandemic

by William Salvi

Over the last 9 months, I’ve gained a heightened awareness of digital content that is at my disposal. I assume my screen time (television, computer, tablets, phone) has increased significantly during

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Pandemic Pivot: Thoughts, Tips, & Observations Regarding our Latest & Largest Revenue Stream.

By Christopher Salvi

Thoughts: Livestreaming and Virtual EventsWell, I feel like we can all agree on one thing: it’s been a wild and difficult year for doing business, both mentally and in the real world outside our

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How an Orange Square
Proved the Power of Influencers

By Alyssa Ortiz

Wherever you are as you’re reading this, take a look around you.  Make note of the objects and things that surround you, and consider this question: is there anything in your close vicinity that

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Why You Should Stop Asking People what Cameras They Shoot On.

By Shaan Chadha

There’s a sense of elation that one experiences after a successful film shoot, whether it’s a 5-day grind or a half-day simple set-up. No matter the scale, a shoot has been accomplished by the crew

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How to Make 360° Video

Watching a 360-degree video on your VR headset or mobile phone is a fantastic experience and a great way to immerse yourself in a different reality. Although up until recently, filming these videos required

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Networking Tips for Virtual Events: Part 1

By Victoria Harmon

It’s no secret that there has been a drastic shift towards the digital world due to the current global pandemic, and we at Salvi Media know what it takes to create an effective digital presence. One

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Best Practice: Working From Home

Many businesses are implementing mandatory or voluntary work-from-home policies because of COVID-19. For most people, working from home is a great way to avoid a daily commute and enjoy a more flexible

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20 of Chicago’s Top Cocktail Bars

If you're in Chicago and looking for a place that pours a good drink, you'll find plenty of options. Whether you love a classic Manhattan or you're interested in savoring something new and unique, you're

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11 of Chicago’s Best Live Music Venues

If you love live music, you undoubtedly know Chicago's most famous venues. But did you know this city is full of smaller, more intimate settings for music lovers as well? Come along as we walk through

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How To Set Up Lighting for Video

When filming video, it's important to ensure you're using equipment that properly lights your subject. The video lighting sets the mood and tone of your message. It also portrays your subject in a more

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Top Chicago Recreational Dispensaries

As of January 2020, Illinois is officially the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.While Illinois recreational dispensaries are sure to begin popping up everywhere in no time, currently

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Drone Cinematography

Drones are becoming more popular not just for military use or to transport items, but also by filmmakers capturing impressive shots to visually tell a story. Cinematographers regularly use drones in the

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Must-Try Breweries in the Chicago Area

Beer-lovers in Chicago are spoiled for choice with a wide range of options for enjoying a quiet drink, a romantic evening as a couple, or a lively night out.The city has plenty to offer beer lovers, no

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Vlog Background Music

Whether you realize it or not, the music you choose for your online video plays an important role in your vlog's vibe and overall success. That's why it's important that you choose the perfect background

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How To Livestream in 5 Steps

Getting your audience excited about your brand, products, or services involves engaging and connecting with them.Video content and livestream events like Q&As, webinars, and entertainment can link

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