Opening its doors in 2003, Pixelbox Visual Design offers high quality video production, audio production and animation to clients throughout Milwaukee and the Midwest. Co-founded by Matt Nies and Rick Kallien, Pixelbox has taken their vision for the future of digital media and made it a reality. Pixelbox’s award winning team of media artisans includes video producers, writers, music composers, graphic designers, animators, audio engineers, videographers and many more.
We work with advertising agencies, corporations, small businesses, documentary producers, independent producers, retailers and hopefully you to create in-depth visual communications that get noticed.
To start a conversation about your next video production, contact Matt Nies.
I would highly recommend working with the people at Pixelbox. Their combined experience and talent make them a huge asset to any company looking to do production.
I would like to complement you and your company on the professionalism and responsiveness you demonstrated throughout the project. Finding a company that offers creative thinking, commitment to customer satisfaction, a fun spirit, and professionalism, is a rare and wonderful experience.
Phenomenal crew! They’re so great to work with, and they produce high quality results at a competitive price. I’ve worked with several other competing vendors in the area and Pixelbox would be my first choice recommendation every time, for their product, the value they bring to projects and their amazing people.
I genuinely cannot say enough good things about Pixelbox. Their professionalism and keen ability to listen and produce projects that are above and beyond what you are looking for is unlike anything else I’ve found in this industry. We’ve done a ton of projects together over the course of the past year, and the quality of the videos alone surpass my greatest expectations every single time. I always tell them I’m their biggest fan, and it’s true. But that’s because I believe they truly are the very best at what they do.
Pixelbox has been our first-call video team for many years. Great people, pro quality and always flexible to meet the needs of any project, big or small.
You and your team at Pixelbox have not only delivered a great video every time, but you’ve made it so easy. That’s why I like working with “professionals.” I look forward to our future projects together and highly recommend Pixelbox!
“Our broadcast advertising programs run 24/7 year-round. On a weekly basis, Pixelbox delivers results not only creatively, but on-time and within our TV and Radio production budgets.”
Or in other words, why should you hire me – a video producer with over 25 years of experience? Similar to another blog I wrote about DIY Video vs. Professional Video Production, there is good reason to hire a professional when homemade is not good enough.
I have produced thousands of videos since starting in the industry years ago. I began shooting, editing and creating graphics back when MTV was getting its footing in our culture. In fact, that whole handheld, erratic style of documentary shooting and editing started with my generation. It’s interesting to see the style come back as if it’s new again. Although with the advent of vlogging supertstars like Casey Neistat, the styles of today have taken that MTV handheld style to a whole new level. The tools are readily accessible to anyone, but not everyone has the knowledge to create a professional video. Most projects are not served well by the DIY mentality. There’s a good reason to use a pro.
In today’s world, where Super Bowl ads are just as popular as “the big game” or YouTube product demonstrations supplement or take the place of in-box instructions, video production is becoming instrumental in the advertising world. But with all the demands, sizes and specialties of ad agencies, they may not have the capabilities or time to keep up with client video production needs and may need to outsource.
Do you remember watching Disney Pixar’s Toy Story for the first time and being wowed by how the characters seemed to jump off the screen? Or what about the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park? Or Shrek? So did cinematographers and animators alike. Animation has transformed over time from 2D (hand-drawn by illustrators since the 1800s) to 3D (fully computer-generated) in fairly recent time, but this animation style is not just for movies. 3D animation is now more accessible to everyone for catching the eye of customers and consumers.
Whether you watched the original Star Wars movie in the theater or have seen it again new this last December, John Williams musical score instantly connects the listener with a faraway place in a distant galaxy in Star Wars.
When you’re faced with transforming a basic presentation into one that is eye catching and engaging, look for these three traits found in successful, Milwaukee animation graphic production studios. Companies need three essential skills in hiring a firm to produce corporate animation videos. The three key skills are:
Runzheimer hired Pixelbox to develop a professional corporate video side to enhance their revitalized brand. Runzheimer had been using online video tools to create their videos, but decided they needed to take their video design and production to the next level to match the look of their new online branding strategy. Click to see their latest videos:
The Illinois Corn Marketing Board hired Morgan Myers to develop a year-long social media campaign to promote the importance of corn in our economy. The goal is to showcase farmers are experts in preparing, nurturing, and growing corn throughout Illinois. Farmers are using high-end technology to precisely plant, feed and apply fertilizer. […]
Every national or local retailer desires to have a memorable TV commercial or TV ad that people will remember. Who can forget the iconic TV ads produced by Wendy’s in 1984 called “Where’s the Beef?” What’s more, the memorable TV ads led the start of a business turn-around, which led to 16 years of consecutive business growth. Wow! […]
Sadly, most business people have sat through a boring presentation where “words blend into more words”. If you look around during the meeting, likely you’ll see people doodling, yawning or even sleeping. Pixelbox works with businesses to create energizing, creative and active presentations through Animated Infographic Videos and 2D/3D Animated Videos. […]
Dogs can get the flu.
Yes, canine influenza is a real problem. Last spring, an outbreak in Chicago created a huge problem for pet owners, veterinarians and animal emergency care centers. They were inundated with a strain of the dog flu new to North America, Canine Influenza Virus H3N2. […]
Music reaches parts of the brain that cannot be reached via any other route. It magically locates the intersections of learning and emotion, psychology and memory. When you combine those…you have an extraordinarily powerful tool. A jingle bridges the left brain—right brain. […]
When I decided to go to art school to study animation, my older and wiser brother gave me some advice. He said that art is something that everyone wants, but no one wants to pay for. Because of this he warned me not to under value my work as an artist and to demand fair compensation for the work that I did. Well, soon after graduating I discovered another uncomfortable truth. […]
I came across a posting from a large corporation and the question posted was “Should we be doing DIY videos?
Do-It-Yourself video’s do have a place in the corporate landscape, but are best suited for the social side of your business. When it comes to a marketing video, training video or an image piece, producing a professional presentation should be at the top of your to do list.
Recently, we finished an image video that pushed our client out on top of all the other […]
Each client is unique in product and service, but all clients have the same need to be seen and heard. How we are seen and heard is important. A bad video is like showing up to an interview in a ripped t-shirt, shorts and flip-flops. You get the picture. Put your best foot forward and create sales by putting on your Sunday best. Create a video that attracts, not detracts from your unique selling proposition. […]
Like in real estate where “location, location, location” is the most important thing in terms of buying a property, video pre-production is an important element of any video production. Sometimes it is as simple as having a short meeting at the beginning of a shoot day with the crew and everyone involved on the shoot to lay down all the logistics. At other times, pre-production is a set of meetings that occur weeks, even months before your production. […]
The Hope Center focuses on preventing homelessness. Hope Center has been helping local families with their basic needs of financial aid, food, clothing, and furniture for almost twenty-eight years, free of charge. To volunteer or contribute go to hopecenterwi.org.
The Institute trains leaders to go into the mission field. Pixelbox supports one family training to serve in the urban northeast. Go to austinstoneinstitute.org for more information.
The Navigators minister in over 100 countries around the world with the military, college students, businessmen and women in every line of work, among homemakers, ethnic groups and international students–wherever there are people who need Christ. Learn more at Navigators.org
Since 1982, NAMI Waukesha has worked to improve the understanding of mental health conditions and share the hope of recovery by offering information, support, education and advocacy services. We strive to enlighten the public with the goal of erasing the stigma, guilt, shame, fear, ignorance and discrimination that negatively impacts the lives of people affected by mental health conditions. Learn more at NAMI.org