Case Study – VISA-GB

Case Study – VISA-GB

A short film introducing the Visually Impaired Sailing Association and their activities.

In September 2020, Media2u produced an awareness video for the Visually Impaired Sailing Association (VISA). Shot across two days in the Solent area, sailing from Southampton, Media2u documented what a sailing trip with the organisation is like. Despite weather that can only be described as not conducive for a video shoot, we shot interviews with the crew while at sea, as well as taking action shots from the boat itself and from a chase boat. The weather precluded any drone shots, but with ingenuity we managed to achieve some images that you might have imagined were shot that way.

The production was shot in 4K and an extended audio described version was also made available.

Tim Sandford, a trustee of VISA-GB, tells us what it was like working with Media2u on this video production:

Describe VISA-GB

VISA-GB is run by blind and partially sighted sailing enthusiasts to help others to enjoy the freedom of sailing.
Our aim is to empower, motivate and encourage both blind and visually impaired people to join a team sailing yachts and have the chance to enjoy getting stuck in and involved in something that’s great fun.

What was VISA-GB’s video production requirements?

We needed a company that could reflect the benefits of sailing for visual impaired adults.
Be sympathetic to the challenges faced by our members without any hint of being condescending.

Why did you choose Media2u?

We chose Media2u because they showed an immediate understanding of what was required.
Their showreel demonstrated the diverse range of companies, charities and organisations they work for.
This gave us confidence in their ability which was rewarded through the film they produced.

What is working with Media2u like?

We found working with Media2u uncomplicated. Communication was prompt and concise.
The attitude was professional without being too formal.

Have the videos produced by Media2u had the desired results?

The Trustees, members and all that have seen the film have been impressed with the message and the quality of production.

What would you say to people looking for video production for their business?

Visa-gb would have no hesitation in recommending Media2u for the production of your film.