After 20 years in Hollywood as a prop master and art director, he’s listed in feature film credits though he enjoyed commercials best.
As a result, he worked on over 50 Superbowl spots and over a 1,000 national campaigns for brands like Pepsi, Nike, Honda, and 100’s more. He had the opportunity to work with Jerry Seinfeld, Ted Danson, Lucille Ball, Candice Bergen, Shaq and many, many others.
He’s made it snow in the desert, rain in the ocean, perfected the cheese pull and set the stage for award winning comedy specials. He’s even sprayed Pepsi in the face of Jeff Gordon (on purpose) while lapping the racetrack at 150mph.
What Does All this Mean for You?
“His expert eye and creative knowledge helped to craft the persuasive message each commercial sought to convey”
It means Rick brings his national level experience to you as the business owner. You don’t need a Hollywood size budget to have a video message that connects with your customers. What you do need is a video that grabs attention and conveys your product or service as the solution your customers need.
When You Want to Stand Out
But aren’t sure how, Rick can help. As a Creative Director, social media – iPhone trainer and all-around people person, he can distill the essence of your business into a meaningful video message to your customers that will get results.
What it’s Like to Work with Rick Toone
Whether it’s your first video or your 20th, Rick will make you feel comfortable and at ease. You’ll benefit from his years of experience working with local entrepreneurs, Hollywood’s A list of celebrities and big brand experiences. It’s a blend that makes for a unique perspective.
When your video is complete, you’ll have a message that can help your website rank highly in Google and you can share on social media. Because Rick knows, it’s not enough to just have a pretty video, it needs to have purpose too.
Shooting is important – Distribution is more important
Because what’s the point of your video? To tell people about it? Or have it drive business results?
Having a Marketing Video = Builds trust with your current and prospective customers because it’s more intimate that text only.
In addition to his video experience, Rick has licensed children’s products he created, was the Founder and Creative Director of MobiStories, a children’s digital book publisher with 45 interactive titles and 17 apps in iTunes App store. He also speaks frequently on video and social media at conferences, workshops and has taught at the university level.
He is currently consulting as Creative Strategist on an app (still in Beta) that is a cross between Snapchat and Netflix as well as founder of a lifestyle app with several patents filed on new interactive technology.