Full Service Video Production

We are business-minded artists

Bringing multimedia to new heights,
Brendan Riel Video Production has emerged as the industry leaders where art and marketing
are seen as one in the same. We are the next generation of media and marketing needs.



Business-Minded Storytelling

About Brendan Riel

Brendan Riel is a problem solver whose driven and creative mindset has set him up for a successful future in the film world. Understanding both the artistic and marketing sides of the industry, Riel uses effective communication skills to deliver an end product that is business-driven and creative. In fact, the most successful communication pieces are those that draw in results. And Riel does just that. As of 2014, Riel has lensed 15 short films, and has received various awards and nominations at film festivals.  Most notably, Riel’s behind-the-scenes footage from “Fire Within” attracted the attention of Google and ended up in their commercial during the 2014 Academy Awards.

Since age four, Brendan Riel’s fascination with film has led him to see that, through media, problems are solved and communication is able to reach new heights. Riel sees himself as not just a cinematographer but also a creative problem solver who is ready to take on any challenge. An entrepreneur-minded thinker and having studied cinematography at Emerson College, Brendan Riel has developed an innate sense of light, which in turn, has led to quite an extensive resume.

Starting as a PA and intern on short film sets, Brendan has worked his way into a freelancer position with his own media company. Some notable clients and jobs Riel has worked on include Google, The Academy Awards, MLB, HGTV’s House Hunters, Crossfit, and Scott Sniffen Enterprises. Not only does Riel produce short films, corporate commercial videos, training videos, music videos, and motion graphics, but he also does design work.  Tasks have included logo design, branding work for businesses, and intro adverts.  One of Riel’s newest projects is video and graphic work for Scott Isbell, an uprising Pop singer, and Brendan’s media work is helping Isbell attract the attention of major labels and Grammy-winning artists.

In everything Riel does, he brings an unprecedented amount of drive and passion that, when combined into his work, the results are astounding.  His Eagle Scout mentality pushes other video production companies right off the market. The 12 points of the scout law have instilled in him an innate sense to get the job done and do it right. Riel’s understanding of film spans way beyond his generation’s years, and his innovative persona will allow him to make his mark in cinematography history.

“When I am able to exceed my client’s expectations or am able to leave a forever-lasting impact on an audience, that is when I know I have done my job. That is exactly when I know I have done things right, and there is no greater feeling in the world.”
– Brendan Riel

“I don’t just aim to create, I aim to please. I will refine your project until you are satisfied. The end product will be polished and professional.”
– Brendan Riel

“Crafting a beautiful image is about how you control light. If you think about it, nothing else really changes. I’ve learned how to control the light and capture something spectacular that we can all be proud of.”
– Brendan Riel





Take something ordinary and make it extraordinary, be obsessed with the subtleties then finish with an unstoppable work ethic.

-- Shane Hurlbut, ASC --

Our Services

We are here to tell your story, to guide you along and make sure your needs are met


Steadicam – Owner, Operator

Steadicam owner and operator for any sort of video work. Professional equipment with a full package that includes:

  • Steadicam IIIA Arm
  • Ultra 2 vest
  • Bartech Wireless Follow Focus System
  • Paralinx Arrow Wireless Video System


Short Film

A short film is a narrative. It is a visual media project used to tell a story. Do you have a story to tell? We can help you make it happen.

Why should Brendan Riel Video Production make your short film?
-To put it simply, we have a lot of experience. Brendan has worked on award winning short films with Hollywood professionals.

See examples of short films we have done on our Work page.




Small Business, Product, Service
No matter your business or product, we can make a commercial that will deliver results.

Businesses and products need commercials to sell.


Music Videos

Rap, Pop, Electronic, Rock, Country.
No matter your genre of music, we will make you look like a superstar as we create a video that makes you stand out and shine. We are here to make you look good.

Check out some of the music videos we’ve done on our Work page.

Whatever your needs may be, we at Brendan Riel Video Production have you covered. As a full service company, we offer à la carte production and post-production services no matter the size of your project. Catering to your particular needs, we will create a customized package to ensure your project is a success.


Pre-Prodution and Production
  • Conceptual Development
  • Script Writing
  • Copy Writing
  • Full Service Pre-Production
  • Budgeting
  • Crewing
  • Casting
  • HD Production
  • On Location shooting
  • DIT
  • Client Monitoring
  • Single and Multi Camera Shoots
  • Scalable Remote Crews
  • FCP & Adobe Suite Workflows
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC Colour Correction
  • Offline/Online Editing
  • Offline Picture Editing
  • Title & Intro Sequences
  • Lower Thirds
  • Motion Graphics
  • Visual Effects
  • Audio Editing
  • Subtitling
  • Closed Captioning
  • Packaging
  • Finishing
  • Deliverables
  • YouTube page management

All I’ve ever wanted to do is take stills of people, or take documentaries about people, and try to express to an audience how somebody lives next door. You know what I mean? Just how similar we all are as individuals.

-- Roger Deakins, ASC --


For smooth, stabile motion


I am an owner and operator of a Steadicam IIIA Arm, Ultra 2 vest, and Actioncam Rebel sled. My package also includes a Bartech analog wireless follow focus device as well as a Paralinx Arrow wireless video system.


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There’s no story if there isn’t some conflict. The memorable things are usually not how pulled together everybody is. I think everybody feels lonely and trapped sometimes. I would think it’s more or less the norm.

-- Wes Anderson --


A collection of my finest work


What I don’t like are pompous, pretentious movies

-- Peter Jackson --

Our Team

The team behind the studio

These are the main people behind the genius of Brendan Riel Video Production. Each team member elicits a unique skillset that, when combined, provides the highest quality product for the client each and every time.


Founder, CEO, Cinematographer

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Head of Post Production

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If I really considered myself a writer, I wouldn’t be writing screenplays. I’d be writing novels.

-- Quentin Tarantino --


Let us embark on your next creative endeavor

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