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2016 Year in Review

WOW! What a year! We filmed a ton of great weddings, even more awesome corporate projects, toured the country with the USASF and created tons of fantastic video projects for people.

We updated all of our gear this year to make the projects we shoot even more dynamic and our whole teamed upped our skill level to reach true Black Belt Video Ninja status!

I think the tag line that Message in a Bottle uses about its work rings true, “We love what we do and we hope that it shows in each and every video!”

Just wanted to take a timeout to that all of our clients and friends for a super awesome year! We look forward to creating even better projects in 2017.

The road ahead is shiny and bright for our Message in a Bottle Productions Team!

Lets Make 2017 the BEST YET!

-Justin Croninger
Owner
Message in a Bottle Productions
www.messageinabottleproductions.com
justin@miabp.com

Where did 2016 go!?!

Summer 2016 has kept us more than busy and we’re showing no signs of slowing down!
With the addition of our newest shooter/editor, Mitchell, it was time to move to a larger office. Wait, did you say new shooter?! That’s right, Message in a Bottle Productions has a team of 4 full time shooter/editors, including Justin! With such a team and the growth we’re seeing, not only did we need office space, but the new MIABP headquarters features a 2000sqft studio, as well as a comfortable consultation space for meeting clients and discussing their projects!.

While moving into the new office, we were also gearing up for our yearly trip to DisneyWorld for the Cheerleading & Dance Worlds, which consists of 7 days of non-stop filming and editing, but the prep for Worlds begins weeks before the event, with promo hype videos and in the weeks following, edits for ESPN and social media platforms.

As soon as we arrived home, we hit the ground running with weddings every weekend, complete with highlight films within a few days of each couple’s amazing celebration. As temperatures rise, weddings slow a bit and make way for a month-long tour of events around the country, where we shoot, edit and deliver several videos from each stop within a few weeks of location wrap. Mix in a few birthday parties and gender reveals, a handful of real estate videos, a documentary or two and a music video and you’re about caught up. But we’re not! We still have a full schedule of weddings to keep us busy until the end of the year.

No matter how busy we are, its always fun to take a break and hang out with our friends that we share the Memphis market with. Check out our highlight video below from Simply Delicious’s tasting at The Memphis Zoo!

We’d like to thank our wonderful clients and fellow industry professionals, you make what we do that much more enjoyable and we’re happy to serve you!

-The Message in a Bottle Team

Memphis National Bridal Open House

12742374_1127365760609353_6235268919129952495_nOn Sunday February 28th, 2016 a Free Bridal Open House with some of Memphis’ TOP wedding vendors will be held at Memphis National Golf Club.  We have filmed several rehearsal dinners and receptions in their space which works wonderful for weddings and events.  Their staff and food is always top notch and I’m sure that this bridal show will be as well.

Here is a list of some of the Memphis Wedding Vendors who will be on hand to answer your questions and provide services for your wedding:

DJ Funn Entertainment
Elegant Chair Solutions 
Elizabeth Hoard Photography
Taisley Weston Photography
Crystal Brisco Photography
Cindy Thymius Photography
Message in a Bottle Productions
Meant to Be Productions
Petals Studio
Cakes by Riri
Travel Leaders
Dixon’s Printing
Southern Event Planners
Phancy Photo Booth
Photo Booth Bling
Kings Limo Service
Bombshell Mobile Tanning
Vicki Babb Live Event Painting
Palm Beach Tan
Salon 387
Hampton Inn Collierville
Payton Perfect Designs

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If you have any questions about the show contact:

Hannah Apple

Catering Director

Memphis National Golf Club

10135 National Club Dr.

Collierville, TN 38017

Phone: (901) 853-8050, ext. 23

 

 

See you there!!!!!

-Justin

Message in a Bottle Productions

(901)490-1275

justin@miabp.com

www.messageinabottleproductions.com

Your Premier Memphis Wedding Videographers

Lynn Doyle Flowers – Memphis Wedding & Event Team Series

Lynn Doyle Flowers and Events presents

its Wedding & Events Team Series featuring top Memphis Wedding Professionals in a variety of fields.

The first event in this series is Photographers and Videographers.  Four of Memphis’ top wedding photographers will be available to answer questions and provide guidance on event photography while Message in a Bottle Productions will be on hand to answer all of your video related questions.

The Event is from 5:30-7:30pm on Feb 18th, 2016 at Lynn Doyle Flowers new location 6625 Old Poplar Pike.  Click here for directions:

 

 

The four Wedding and Event Photographers who will be available to answer your questions and advise your needs are:

Kevin Barre Photography:  www.kevinbarrephoto.com

Christen Jones Photography:  www.christenjones.com

Rob Lyons Photography: www.roblyonsphotography.com

Three Magpies Photography: www.threemagpiesphotography.com

and to answer your video questions:

Justin Croninger with Message in a Bottle Productions www.messageinabottleproductions.com

 

Keep up with all the amazing news and events from this special series and all of Lynn Doyle Flowers Events on their Facebook Page. (Click the picture below)Lynn Doyle Flowers

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Flyer is attached below, but future events in this series include:

March 24, 2016 – Catering

April 21, 2016 – Music

May 19, 2016 – Cakes and Rentals

June 16, 2016 – Invitations, Lettering, Hair, & Make-Up

Here is our new 2016 Wedding Reel just to get you in the mood for the event:

Contact justin@miabp.com if you need anymore details about the event.

See you there!

 

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2016 Wedding Reel!

2015 was an AMAZING year at Message in a Bottle. We grew in style, confidence and end product.  Our 2016 Wedding Reel is a culmination of many of our favorite moments from our 2015 weddings.  We are so proud of the growth we have accomplished and the stories of love we have captured in time for our clients.  Take a look at our new reel and feel the power of the video medium in capturing the essence of love.

Thank you to all of our amazing couples in 2015 (and before) who trusted us to tell your stories and capture the memories of your wedding day.  Without you, none of this would be possible.

Without further ado, our 2016 Wedding Reel:

The Year of the Bottle and Looking Ahead

Wow!  We called 2015 “The Year of the Bottle” and it was just that!  It seems like the entire way that we do business changed last year.  We moved to a fantastic new delivery method to future proof your videos, we updated our gear and styles, upgraded our logoMessage in a Bottle Productions, and expanded into providing video services for several new industries.  The only thing I can think of that didn’t change is the level of customer service we offer.  Since the beginning my goal has been to provide quality video services, at affordable prices, with quick delivery times.  I like to say that we love what we do and we hope it shows in each and every video from our wedding stories to our real estate video listings.

      

I couldn’t be more proud of the team we have assembled here at Message in a Bottle Productions.  With myself, Dave, and Josh here full time committed to creating new work and increasing our range with each and every video.

This year we produced some fantastic corporate videos that really helped our clients achieve their goals.  Dave & Josh joke that I don’t know how to say no to a project, but that is because I see the possibilities and promise off all of these businesses and I just want to do my part to help propel their journey.

Looking forward 2016 is going to be a big year for this business.  We already are booking weddings at a wild pace, we have a project booked for the Summer that will take us traveling across the United States, and we are currently on the hunt for our first corporate space.  We hope to find our new location in Memphis soon and look forward to the joys and challenges moving into a new home bring us.

Thank you for believing in us!  Thank you for supporting us!  Thank you for trusting us to capture your events!  We couldn’t have made it this far in the journey without YOU and the future looks bright and in focus!

-Justin

Message in a Bottle Productions Owner