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  Video Professionals dedicated to enhancing and advancing the art of professional videography.


Check out all of our upcoming events! 

Registration for most events will open about one month before once we confirm final details. Look for an email announcement when its time to register. 

Online registration will close 24 hours before the event, make sure you register by then to save! 

Upcoming events

    • September 25, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Art Institute of Philadelphia - 1622 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19103

    Join us to share information on Tripods and Gimbals and Sliders and more!

    The equipment utilized to help us capture footage in a smooth and stable manner is always changing. We will discuss and demonstrate some of the latest stabilization products on the market which helps filmmakers improve their skills and product that they deliver to their discerning clients.

    Many in our association have already found success with their own handy devices, and we invite everyone to bring their favorite stabilizing device!

    Hot clips that feature your steady hand work are welcome.

    Let’s all work on improving our talents and discovering the equipment that can help take us to the next level.


    Dan Strickler recently joined the GPVA, moving to Philadelphia from New Jersey where he was active in corporate and event videography. He was a long-time member of the New Jersey Videographers Association where he served on the board and as vice-president.

    Marc Smiler 

    Past President of the GPVA, Marc is a national and international award winner. His creative and energetic technique have motivated numerous videographers to aim for greatness. He has masterful control of the camera, and enjoys still photography, performance cars, Marc appreciates his supporting wife of 20 years, and his 3 kids.

    Rick Webb - DJI Ronin S

    John Zimmerman - Crane 

    Meeting Agenda 

    6-7 PM Networking/Food/Refreshments 

    7-7:15 Welcome/Host Property Remarks. Screening Room 712

    7:15-8:00 Main Presentation

    8:00-8:15 Break

    8:15-9:00 Hot Clips/Q&A

    After Party 

    Ladder 15
    1528 Sansom St (Between 15th and 16th)
    Philadelphia PA 19102


    Liberty Place
    20 S 16th St 
    Philadelphia PA 19103

    See security desk for voucher for parking discount. 

    Mass Transit

    Less then two blocks from Regional Rail Penn Center Suburban Station and City Hall Station for Subway and Trolley Lines. 

    • October 23, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Great American Pub 123 Fayette Street Conshohocken PA 19428

    Catch up with your fellow video professionals during our Fall Mixer!

    *Great opportunity to make new connections*

    The Great American Pub 

    123 Fayette Street

    Conshohocken PA 19428


    We are reserved in the Fayette Room with our own bartender

    Appetizers Provided; Cash Bar

    Parking - Coming from I-76, turn left onto 1st Street from Fayette. The restaurant has a free parking lot directly on your left. You can also park in the Muni-Lot by turning right on 1st but that's a metered lot.

    Sponsor - Still Looking for a sponsor for this event - Contact us if you'd like to sponsor this meeting!

Past events

July 17, 2018 Summer Videographers Mixer
May 09, 2018 Ceremony Summit Workshop
April 03, 2018 Spring Mixer/Bowling Night
February 27, 2018 Audio Tips and Tricks
January 10, 2018 Winter Video Mixer
December 06, 2017 SEO & Social Media: Make your Videos Top Search Results
November 07, 2017 Fall Videographers Mixer
September 19, 2017 Camera Innovations - Drones, Gimbals & Stabilizers, Streaming, & 4K Video
July 18, 2017 Summer Mixer
May 16, 2017 Meet Your Mixer: Capturing Good Audio
April 18, 2017 Spring Video Mixer
March 22, 2017 Gadgets & Gizmos: Whats new, affordable and will help your business
February 07, 2017 Winter Mixer
December 06, 2016 Drones for Cinematography: Options and How to Fly Legally
November 02, 2016 Fall Mixer
September 21, 2016 Lighting Workshop: Tips for Commercial and Weddings
July 13, 2016 Summer Mixer at Citizens Bank Park
May 17, 2016 Get Paid What You're Worth: Sales Lessons for Creatives
April 06, 2016 Using Super8 Cameras for Events and Commercial Projects
March 07, 2016 Wedding Basics: Jewish Wedding Video Tips & Tricks
February 02, 2016 Winter Mixer
December 03, 2015 Producing Corporate Video - Basics You Need to Know
September 23, 2015 Using Drones for Cinematography & Photography
July 15, 2015 Summer Mixer
May 05, 2015 Expert Panel : Generate More Business through Relationships
April 07, 2015 Spring Networking Event
February 24, 2015 Make Your Business MORE PROFITABLE with an Efficient Workflow
January 14, 2015 Winter Networking Event
December 03, 2014 Roundtable: Industry Trends and Best Pratices
October 22, 2014 Fall Networking Event
September 16, 2014 Legal Hot Topics Affecting the Video and Photo Industry
July 15, 2014 Summer Networking Event
May 07, 2014 Special GPVA Event: 6ABC Studio Tour
March 26, 2014 Spring Networking Event
February 19, 2014 GPVA Back to Basics Series sponsored by
January 07, 2014 Special Event - GPVA Bowling & Networking Night!
December 11, 2013 Shooting a Wedding : Top Pitfalls and How to Overcome Them
October 29, 2013 Fall Networking Event
September 18, 2013 Fix it in Post: Sharpening the Tools You Already Have
July 16, 2013 Summer Networking Event
May 15, 2013 Business Experts Panel
April 23, 2013 Spring Networking Event Sponsored by Canon & ZGC
February 28, 2013 Meeting: Gaget Corner - Hot new gear for 2013!
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