Custom DVD programs for railroad and trolley operating museums and attractions…

Custom DVD programs are more than just entertainment or something to sell. They can help inform casual visitors about the historical significance of your venue, the art of restoration and interpretation, and build awareness for the continuing need for volunteers and contributors to ensure future preservation.

Who can use custom DVD programs?

  • Mainline excursion railroads
  • Trolley operating museums
  • Railroad attractions
  • Live steam and garden railway clubs
  • Commercial short lines
  • Regional carriers
  • Transit agencies

Custom DVD programs can be sold in your gift shop and on your website. What’s more, they can be used for promotional purposes such as contributor premiums, grant proposals, and marketing tools.

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Custom DVDs are printed, packaged in a DVD case with full color graphics.

Video Editing

  • If you already have quality footage, we can edit your material to produce a DVD.

How custom DVD programs will benefit your Museum, Attraction or Club

  • Your customers are more likely to buy a DVD if it is about YOUR operation vs. a general railroad subject.
  • A DVD retailing at your store for $20-25 will produce additional revenue for your organization.
  • A custom DVD will showcase what you are doing:
    • Restoring
    • Operating
    • Preserving
    • Volunteering
    • Entertaining
    • Educating & interpreting
    • Enhancing community
    • Bringing visitors to the area
    • Having fun
  • Not only can you sell a custom DVD in your shop or online, but you can also offer it as a premium for contributing to your annual appeal or special fundraiser.
  • A professionally produced custom DVD will enhance the image of your operation.
    • High quality video with interesting shots in different lighting and weather conditions
    • Tripod mounted cameras
    • Special attention to sound quality and minimizing wind noise
    • Tight editing
    • Incorporation of still images into the video
    • Interesting effects and transitions
    • Narration and titles or titles only
    • Chapters
    • Licensed music
  • We can also produce training and safety programs for your volunteers, or other video projects you have in mind.
  • We can produce a master program or several unique programs for promotion, customer sales, investor information, employee incentives, safety, online sales, etc.
  • A custom DVD about your operation could:
    • Highlight your normal operations (and perhaps a few staged scenes)
    • Demonstrate your core competencies, reliability, and safety
    • Emphasize good management of facilities and equipment
    • Clarify the mission of your operation
    • Incorporate historic photos and film/video footage if available
    • Provide contact information
    • Call us with your ideas!

 

Commercial & Transit Benefits

  • A custom DVD should retail for $20-25 and will produce income for your operation if you choose to sell copies to the general public
  • A custom DVD will showcase the good things you are doing:
    • Operating proficiently
    • Providing good jobs
    • Performing your functions safely
    • Involving the communities you serve
    • Showing your concern for the environment
    • Promoting the benefits of rail transportation
    • Creating an enjoyable program for the viewer
  • A professionally produced custom DVD will enhance the image of your operation
    • High quality video with interesting shots in different lighting and weather conditions
    • Tripod mounted cameras
    • Special attention to sound quality and minimizing wind noise
    • Tight editing
    • Incorporation of still images into the video
    • Interesting effects and transitions
    • Narration and titles or titles only
    • Chapters
    • Licensed music
  • We can also produce training and safety programs for your employees, or other video projects you have in mind.