We utilize your existing family photos plus any video clips you might have. Then we add music, narration, captions and special effects to create an exquisite 15 - 20 minute video that tells your Family Story.
Your Family Story is unique. And special. It should be cherished. Your photo albums are not doing it justice. You need an expert service that can tell your Family Story in an easy-to-share, custom video.
Your Heirloom Video will tell your Family Story with beauty, motion, and emotion. Your family will enjoy it for generations to come. You will shed tears of joy — each and every time you watch it.
There is a 10 - Step Production Process. That sounds scary, but we do most of the work. Your one big task: gather your favorite photos.
When family members join forces to tell their story, it's a good time for all involved. And the ultimate payoff is sharing your Heirloom Video.
Our fee plus a bit of your time are well worth it to produce a heart-warming Heirloom Video that your family will adore — forever.
This Tribute Video was shown at the Celebration of Life for Bonnie Van Vugt held on February 26, 2022 in Coronado, CA (17:45)
This very special Heirloom Video was shown at the Patrick Mitchell Celebration of Life held on January 30, 2022 in Coronado, CA (17:17)
The Dawson Family - This Heirloom Video is longer than recommended, but in this case the length is justified! (36:34)
2022 Coronado Rotary Charity Golf Tournament
This video is a compilation of pictures and clips that I shot on the day of the tournament. A few of the photos were taken by other Rotarians. (10:17)
2021 CORONADO ROTARY CHRISTMAS EVE SANTAS This video shows what is involved each year in preparing 15 Santas to deliver presents to homes in Coronado (4:13)
2021 ROTARY DISTRICT 5340 CONFERENCE - Highlights from the conference's first day that were shown at breakfast, lunch and dinner on the second day (15:57)
This video was shown at the Memorial Service for Diane Bennitt
The Rotary Club of Coronado celebrates winning another blue ribbon
This video was shown at the 2021 Spring Fundraising Event
The Island Book Club of Coronado says "goodbye" to Debbie -
Dan Gensler is installed as DG of District 5340
The first video I ever created — it was shown at our 2007 wedding
reception so our guests could enjoy pictures and clips from when
we had eloped in Kauai four months earlier (11:30)
An "enhanced" edit of an old 1960s family film reel
that was discovered in 2021
This video was shown at the 2020 Back on Pointe "Virtual" Gala
This video was shown at the 2019 Gala
This video was used to help sell tickets to the 2017 Gala
This video concluded Rotary's 2020 "Virtual" Wine Tasting Event
I showed this video at our 2010 family reunion when my father turned 80
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Ray is the founder of Heirloom Videos. As of now, he does all the editing and related production work himself. Ray communicates regularly with his clients during every aspect of creating their custom Heirloom Video. His mission is to produce a video that his clients will cherish for generations.
Coronado is where all Heirloom Videos are produced. It is a beautiful coastal town across the bay from San Diego. If a client happens to reside in the San Diego area, Ray has camera equipment he can utilize to film or take photos, if needed. Otherwise, ZOOM comes in very handy!
Heirloom Videos clients are people with a family story to tell -- and they can be located anywhere. Hopefully, they have collected some nice family photos, and perhaps even a few video clips as well. Clients appreciate having this professional service to artistically tell their story.