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video will increase your business

Our Minneapolis video production company is ready to share your story from start to finish. Archibald Studios Photography & Video takes pride in our video services. We’re here to work with you at every step.

After script development, we begin pre-production. Our workflow continues with editing, motion graphics, and music or voice.  We’re not done until you’re satisfied.

Our Minneapolis production studio will showcase your brand with class. Archibald Studios Photography & Video is a full-service video production studio serving the entire Twin Cities area. 

We also create Explainer videos, Doodle style or 3D animated videos.  Ask about our Motion Graphics.

Here’s what video will do for you…

  • Video gives your company & product credibility
  • Video shows viewers that you mean business
  • Video clarifies your marketing message 
  • Video attracts new customers
  • Video educates and Informs your customer
  • Video compliments existing branding
  • Video reassures existing and new customers your commitment to quality 

Whether you want to make a YouTube video, or a larger project such as training videos, real estate, industrial training, advertising, documentary, or a music video. Let’s get started telling your story.

You want a professional video that tells your customers WHO you are and WHY you’re important to them.   Call today to get on our calendar. 

(Here’s a few examples – Video Portfolio

I’ve worked with Tom many times over the years, but recently needed an interview and some b roll with a Minneapolis educator and ministry leader for a project for United Methodist Communications. Tom made it easy and the footage looks great. Next time I need video or photos with someone in the Twin Cities, I’ll call on Tom! - 5 Stars!
Stacey Hagewood
Managing Writer/Producer · United Methodist Communications - Nashville, TN
RECENT Video Clients
  • 1st Trust Company
  • HenkinSchultz Agency
  • Marvin Windows & Doors
  • Saint Thomas University
  • United Methodist Communications
  • New York by Design
    (MWC Productions US, Inc. – New York)
  • Duplex Rental showcase
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Our Video Production Studio was recently hired by “NEW YORK ByDesign” to shoot the interview portions for both Episode 5 and the Season Finale, Episode 6. You can watch Episode 5 right here.

Thanks to the Marketing staff at Marvin Windows & Doors, and MWC Productions, US, Inc. for their kindness during the shoot at Marvin Windows with Christine Marvin, Chief Marketing & Experience Officer.

Behind the scenes with Marvin Windows & Doors, Christine Marvin, Chief Marketing and Experience Officer.


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I found a box of old 8mm films that I had never seen.  Turns out they were old family movies from the early ’60s. Since I had never seen them, I figured my sisters hadn’t either. I opened my editing software and went to work. This would be the perfect Christmas surprise. Even more poignant is the fact that we lost both mom and dad in recent years. 

I knew I wanted to use music that was important to dad. He was a big Jim Croce fan, so I knew the perfect song. The second piece of music I chose because it’s just a great song, and the perfect tune to make sure there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. I love how music and video worked together to pack an emotional punch.

The final drone shot was from our family reunion. I had not shared the footage with anyone yet, but it seemed to make for perfect ending.

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Not many people know that Charlie Chaplin wrote the song “Smile”. I couldn’t think of a more perfect song to accompany my daughter’s Chaplin photo shoot. This was shot in the lobby of Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis just days before the building was closed for a 3.5 year renovation. This lobby was preserved just as you see it.

Lily had never worn make-up (she was only 3), and we knew she did not like hats.  So this party could be over fast. This whole venture was a crapshoot. All that said, she did really really well. But when she was done, she was done! She turned around and began walking away from us. After about 10 feet she dropped her hat and just kept walking. It’s these little moments that too often don’t have a camera near. I happen to have one in my hand and just kept shooting. That turned out to be one of the best photoshoots ever.

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There’s only one Santa. We’ve been visiting him annually for 12 years. This past year 2020  was the only year missed. Santa Sid is always so joyful to see Lily each year. Of course each year mom would assemble the perfect character for Lily to surprise Santa with.  One year a there was  “Dash” through Macy’s to meet Santa. The lady at the make-up counter agreed to do Lily’s Tin Soldier make-up which was that perfect touch.

He IS the real Santa. We have even become Facebook friends. Now we can say “WE KNOW HIM”. When I see SID (Santa In Disguise)  outside of his working hours, he’s the happiest character you would ever hope to meet. (added note: Sid recently announced his retirement from the mall, but can be seen in other areas around Minneapolis. 


your video headaches are over

Archibald Studios Video production uses the latest equipment including the Canon EOS R5 with full-frame 45MP perfection. The Canon EOS R5 currently exceeds the capabilities of its competitors allowing up to 8k high-resolution files. Add to that, three of the best lenses on the market; the Canon RF 24-70mm f/2.8, the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8, and the 50mm.  We have the right tools to capture your story.

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We recently upgraded our lighting with the addition two Genaray Spectro LED 500IIB Bi-Color LED Lights as well as a Godox V1 Speedlight. Also new to the family is the Zhiyun Crane-2S 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer making camera shots smooth as butter, as well as a teleprompter for easy on camera delivery.

In the editing suite, I use Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects (for Motion Graphics), and Adobe Audition (for audio). Everything  needed to create high-quality video files. Your video headaches are over.

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Tom Archibald is a Minnesota based Family and Lifestyle Photographer serving the Twin Cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding suburbs since 2006. His portfolio includes Commercial, Portraiture, and Lifestyle photography.

Minneapolis Portrait Photographer • Minneapolis Commercial Photographer • Minneapolis Family Photographer • Minneapolis Professional Photographer • Minneapolis Lifestyle Photographer • Minneapolis High School Senior Portrait Photographer

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