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Emmy Nomination


We here at Absolute Vision are proud to announce the Emmy nominations earned by several members of its media production team. Mark Smith, co-founder, and J Matthew Nix, project lead at Absolute Vision Media Productions, were jointly nominated in the category of Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air: Photographer - Program (Non-News) for their work on the documentary feature Something of Love A Tribute to Roger Amm. The film, which premiered in May of 2013, looked at the career of music and choir teacher Roger Amm, who spent over thirty years teaching music in north-central Illinois. As the film illustrates, Amm found a ...

Absolute Vision Productions Goes Live for Autism One Conference


Absolute Vision Productions announced today the successful completion of live production for Autism One, the world’s largest and most influential autism conference, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, IL. Over the span of the week-long event, Absolute created over 100 individual video segments for next-day distribution, including comprehensive onsite editing and post-production. Companies interested in live conference and convention services are encouraged to contact Absolute directly for rates and availability. In collaboration with Midwest Conference Service, Absolute Vision brought a top-tier media production team to handle Autism ...

AVP – Educational Promotional Videos


Informational Video Series to Reach Prospective Students and Families Absolute Vision Media and Productions is in the midst of developing new, informational video content for McCauly High School. An all-girls Catholic school, McCauly was interested in communicating thoughtfully with existing students and reaching out effectively to potential and new students. McCauly sought out the services of Absolute Vision Media and Productions, known in the Chicagoland area for its Emmy-nominated team of video professionals. This recruitment- and student-oriented video series has been extremely well received. As a nationally recognized preparatory school, McCauly ...

Absolute Vision Productions Releases New Demo Reel


Absolute Vision Productions, a Chicagoland-based media and production company, announced today the release of their new video demo reel. The video, available via, is a diverse showcase of Absolute’s best work across a number of industries, including education, manufacturing, hospitality, food and beverage, and beyond. This release will be the first of several new demo videos, showcasing Absolute’s work in interview, manufacturing, animated, and live event settings, in addition to the main reel.

New Manufacturing Video Series Released, Showcasing Local Chicago Industry


Chicago, IL  December 26, 2013 Absolute Vision Productions, a Chicago-based media and production company, announced today the release of a new video series featuring Chicago manufacturing company Magid Glove & Safety. Produced in collaboration with Magid marketing and media staff, the eight-video series showcases the company’s unique capabilities and quality products, treated in 1080p high-definition by the Absolute Vision production team. The series will be released by Magid over the coming months as part of ongoing marketing and promotional efforts. Amongst their many capabilities, Magid Glove & Safety is America’s leading ...

Absolute Vision Productions Expands Services for Corporate Live Events


Absolute Vision Productions, a Chicago-based media and production company, announced an expansion of services for the corporate live event sector. Spurred by a recent expansion of the organization in its media creation divisions, Absolute announced these expanded live event capabilities today to coincide with the coming convention season, particularly to serve the needs of out-of-town clients who lack a dedicated local Chicago video team. Building upon strong relationships with hotels and convention centers in Rosemont, Oak Brook, ...

Absolute – “The State of the Team”!


Good morning, kind readers of the Absolute blog! We've been busy (and we mean busy) over the last few months, so much so that we'd like to share some of our recent successes and excitement around the studio. Consider this a sort of "State of the Team" update! Besides projects (of the big, exciting, can't-talk-about-them-yet variety), some of our biggest news has come from our recent commemoration and awards. The team at Absolute snapped up three awards at this year's AVA Digital Awards, including a Platinum Award in the Video for ...

Kate M. Austin – Marketing Communications & Conservation Specialist – Federal Life Insurance Company (Mutual)


...all of your work is truly (beyond) excellent. You are by far the most creative team I’ve had the pleasure of working with. -Kate    

ELISE S. – Production Manager – Grisko & Associates


We just received approval! It went over very well again. Thanks for you and your team's hard work on the nitty gritty details of this one.