The Red Camera
The Red Velocity team is proud to own and operate a RED Helium Camera with the Helium 8K Sensor — the same camera used to shoot blockbuster movies like The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Captain America: Civil War.
We deliver powerful visual storytelling
• Web Marketing Production
• Commercial Broadcast
• Promotional Video
• Drone Aerial Videography
• Brand Development
• Film Cinematography
Red Velocity connects you with your audience — so they can see you, hear you, and experience your brand through exceptional visual storytelling. By working with you one-on-one to determine your needs, we create powerful videos that engage, educate and inspire.
Since 1997, the Red Velocity team has collaborated with our clients to produce short films, television specials, corporate commercials, public service announcements, nonprofit fundraising videos, recruitment videos, web based virtual tours for colleges, music videos, legacy features, and documentaries in Africa, India, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central America.
With headquarters in Roanoke, Virginia, Red Velocity is housed in an 1800 square-foot meeting space, ideal for strategic planning and studio videography.
• Strategic brand consultation
• Concept generation
• Talent scouting
• Location scouting
• Creative Directing
• Camera Operating
• Lighting & sound
• Animation & visual effects
• 3D graphics
• Music & sound balance
Studio & Gear
• 1800 square-foot meeting & work space
• RED Helium Camera with 8K Sensor
• Adobe Premiere edit suites
• Professional grip & lighting package
Yes, awards are nice, but exceeding expectations is what drives us.
As a boutique video production company, Red Velocity focuses on telling your story with integrity, vigor, and style. And because we know people are at the heart of every good story, we work to build a collaborative relationship with you every step of the way.
Our award-winning team brings a deep well of experience to each project we work on, whether in the tundra of Africa or the augmented world of Silicon Valley, no job is too big or too small. Centrally-located on the east coast, we make world class video accessible, delivering your project on budget and on time. Let’s talk.
FOUNDER | PRESIDENT
At the heart of Steve Mason's craft lies his passion for visual storytelling. With over a decade of experience in directing, shooting, and producing creative video, he has earned recognition on an international, national, and regional level. His journey began in 1991, working as a sportscaster and videographer for WDBJ-7, a CBS affiliate in Roanoke, Virginia. During this time, he simultaneously sharpened his skills as a director of photography. Since launching Red Velocity, Inc. in 2003, he has continued to excel as a director and cinematographer. Steve is a proud parent to three children, Zach, Abby, and Joseph, alongside his wife, Melissa Mason.
PARTNER | VIDEOGRAPHER | PART 107 DRONE PILOT
Neil Fox is an accomplished adventure and resort cinematographer whose talents have taken him to vacation destinations in 15 different countries over the last decade. A gifted drone pilot, his aerial photography can be found in internet publications like UNILAD Adventure, Travel Insider, and Must Do Travels.
VIDEOGRAPHER | VIDEO EDITOR | PART 107 DRONE PILOT
COMMERCIAL / ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHER
Throughout Jim's career, he's worked with agencies to craft intelligent, creative ideas that drive business. Advertising campaigns, brand positioning, digital platforms, social media campaigns, videos, interactive web applications, product and service design and more. All with the goal of building brands by creating better experiences. Jim is a creative director, writer, video director, manager, firer-upper, thinker, strategizer, and a half-decent guitar player.
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY | EDITOR
Jacob Dellinger, an EMMY award-winning filmmaker, has always had a fascination with audio-visuals. His passion for videography was nurtured by his father, who encouraged Jacob and his brother, Hogan, to pursue their passion for video production. In 2004, Jacob began his career as a videographer and editor, specializing in wedding videos. In 2016, Jacob crossed paths with Erik Hastings, better known as "Erik the Travel Guy," and played a vital role in the creation of the award-winning travel series "Beyond Your Backyard," which has earned two EMMY awards to date. The show is broadcasted nationwide on PBS and Create TV stations as well as streaming platforms like Amazon Prime and PBS Passport. Jacob served as Executive Producer and Director-of Photography for the Erik the travel guy brand.
Jacob currently resides in New Castle, VA with his wife, Molly, and their four children: Luke, Isaac, Phebe, and Piper.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST
Corporate | Commercial
What do you want to accomplish: Drive sales? Recruit employees? Increase reach? Motivate and train? Brand or rebrand, internally or externally? With our versatile approach, Red Velocity is equipped to achieve your company’s goals through superior video marketing tailored for your needs.
> Regional development
Community | Nonprofit
Red Velocity has worked for over twenty years to help fundraise, create awareness, and generate action for regional, state, and national nonprofit organizations and faith-based communities. Whether you’re launching a campaign or issuing a series of web-based videos, creating an hour-long documentary or producing a 30-second PSA—we have the creativity and experience to meet your needs.
Medical | Healthcare
For the past two decades, we have produced documentaries across the country, as well as in Africa, India, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central America. Red Velocity’s “The Bloody Writings Are Forever Torn,” a film commemorating the 200th anniversary of the abolishment of the transatlantic slave trade in Ghana, won twelve international and national film festival awards.
Education | Youth | Sports
Marketing, public relations, fundraising, student recruitment, athletics, curriculum, campus programs, travel experiences, campus architecture (drone). Red Velocity has a quarter century of experience working with nearly a dozen higher education institutions across the country — from small liberal arts colleges to large universities. We are second to none at capturing your spirit and helping you to show students, parents and alumni what makes your school so unique.
For the past two decades, we have produced documentaries across the US, Africa, India, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and Central America. Red Velocity’s “The Bloody Writings Are Forever Torn,” a film commemorating the 200th anniversary of the abolishment of the transatlantic slave trade in Ghana, won twelve international and national film festival awards.
Red Velocity has over twenty years of experience producing award-winning commercials for television and web broadcast. We take a comprehensive approach—from idea generation, to scripting and storyboarding, to creative direction, to production and post-production.
Sports Marketing & Promotion
The dude knows sports. Red Velocity Founder Steve Mason cut his teeth as a sportscaster for over a decade at a leading CBS affiliate, covering the NFL, NASCAR, and bigtime college sports. Steve’s background, combined with his focus on creative cinematography, empowers us to tell your sports story effectively and with passion.
Red Velocity markets your real estate with a combination of exceptional cinematography, digital animation, and drone videography. Whether you’re a developer or a real estate agent, we can meet your needs with a creative flair that compliments your brand.
Red Velocity can showcase your healthcare staff, facilities, medical innovations and amenities, and the advantages that separate you from your competition. By making a direct visual connection with your audience, we help you tell your story in a way that builds trust and promotes your healthcare brand.
10 Campbell Ave SE 2nd Floor
Roanoke, VA 24011