Recording the special moments in life, crafting unique company slogans and designing Web sites, Current Events Productions has become quite a presence around town.
In business since 2002, the design and video agency moved its premises to Floyd Street in downtown Covington several years ago.
Current Events Productions Owner Teri Haler said she has been gratified by the support she and her husband and business co-owner, Chris, have received from the Newton County community in spreading the word about the services their business offers.
"They've really supported us quite a bit," Haler said.
Current Events offers a range of services including graphic design and printing, corporate video, wedding video, television production, Web design and Web services, photo/slide conversion and video and film transfer.
Haler said the conversion of old home videos from 8mm film or VHS to DVD has been particularly popular with clients. The cost of conversion is $.28 a foot for 8mm film and $17 per hour of footage for VHS.
Haler said the video agency is available to film nearly all events, from corporate gatherings to special family occasions. Wedding packages begin at $1,200. Haler described the filming style of wedding videos that Current Events produces as cinematic.
"A lot of post production goes into it," Haler said of their wedding videos.
Turnaround time for event videos is typically four to six weeks after filming concludes. The company asks for two to four weeks notice when scheduling filming events.
"We're pretty affordable," Haler said. "We have to be competitive."
Samples of the Halers work can be seen every day on Channel 22 which airs "Taste of Newton" and "Catch 22," which are both produced by Current Events. New episodes of the two shows air at the beginning of each month.
Current Events offers branding services for businesses seeking a distinctive corporate identity. Working with local and out-of-state printing companies, Current Events designs business cards, brochures and stationary. Both Halers have degrees in Visual Communication which they earned from the Atlanta Art Institute where the couple first met.
Current Events has recently partnered with P44 Technologies to offer clients a greater array of Web services.
"We can do anything from do-it-yourself, all the way to E-commerce," Haler said.