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JVW Inc. & Voyager Video Selected A Winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards

The Telly Awards has named JVW Inc. and Voyager Video as a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled Holiday Market at the Mall at Steamtown. With over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

This 30-second spot was created using a unique blend of cut paper artwork done by Jamie Hannigan of JVW Inc. and modern cinematography techniques by Lindsay Barrasse of Voyager Video. This spot also won an American Advertising Award.

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JVW Inc. A Winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards

The Telly Awards has named JVW Inc. as a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled Penn Furniture Lifetime 30-Second Regional TV Spot. Penn Furniture is located at 97-99 Lackawanna Ave, Scranton, PA 18503 – 570-346-6591. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

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20 under 40: Choosing ‘torment over delusion’ energizes this ‘multi-preneur’

Joe Van Wie isn’t likely to fall into a rut. “I attribute my success to always choosing torment over delusion,” he says, “and I try to stay curious at all costs.”

There are times when Van Wie’s restless need to explore haven’t panned out, but he never regrets anything he’s tried. “I have plenty of failures, but I like to wear them as a badge,” he says.

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PSA: No Phone, Just Drive

Protect lives by never texting or talking on the phone while driving. Be a good passenger and speak out if the driver is distracted. Encourage my friends and family to drive distraction-free.   Sponsored by the NEPA Miners and JVW... read more

I Stand Before You Naked

On December 10, 1999 Penny Templeton was on stage with five actresses in the original cast of Joyce Carol Oates, I Stand Before You Naked when it opened at the renowned American Place Theater. Last year, while coaching actress, Jody Kay Litman, star of her own... read more

What the Fork – Top 10 in America

What the Fork food truck has made it to the top 10 finalists in Live! With Kelly & Michael’s “Truckin’ Amazing Cook-Off Contest.” We shot and edited a 30-second spot highlighting the personalities of owners of What The Fork food truck Mario... read more

For Those About to Rock

Contrary to what you might have heard, on April 23rd the Pennsylvania Film School’s 2013 workshop series did not begin…

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Pre-Roll Video Advertising

Did you ever notice the ads that roll before online videos start playing? This type of ad is called “pre-roll video advertising,” and has become the fastest growing and most effective way of advertising online.

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And They Call Me Weird

Andy Warhol, one of the leaders in the visual art movement know as pop art, once said “Art is anything you can get away with.”  If that is the case, I get away with a lot.  Not only do I work at JVW Inc. in various departments (SteadiCam operator,... read more

Booking Gigs

by Rich Jenkins For years, I had booked gigs locally by simply showing up on off hours with a CD and a newspaper article about my performances. I became a hit in my home town of Scranton, but when I tried the same tactics out of town… disaster! I greeted... read more

New Videos for a New Year

A new year is the perfect time to debut new web videos. This January, take 25% off our three best-selling web video packages. Contact us or call us... read more

Broad Shoulders

Getting an independent film made is a hard thing.  I have yet to meet an independent filmmaker who isn’t at least 1% crazy.  The road is littered with high risks that may never be rewarded. Financially, you pretty much plow every penny you have made into one project... read more

From VIA Studios Global

Check out this article from VIA Studios Global about the 80:20 Non-Diet that we recently filmed there.  http://wvia.org/VSG/8020.html read more

Infect Scranton with NEPA Miners

Want to be the next George Clooney? Then you better make sure you’re at the NEPA Miners game this Saturday, Sept. 22 at Memorial Stadium at 7:00. JVW Inc., in conjunction with the NEPA Miners and Infect Scranton will be raffling off a once-in-a-lifetime chance... read more

Work and Play Collide

Work and play collide By Joan Mead-Matsui, Abington Journal Correspondent Sep 5 The coolest part of Joe Van Wie III’s job is that to him, it doesn’t seem like work. He is 34 years old and works for JVW, Inc., a company in Scranton that makes movies and advertisements.... read more