BIO

Hi! I'm Pierre Louis Beranek

Here's some info about me to put a face to the company...

I AM A

VIDEO PRODUCER

Pierre Louis started producing videos at the age of 15 when he became president of his high school's Movie Making Club.  By university, he was fluent in 3 languages: English, French and Portuguese, which he learned during a one year exchange in Brazil.  In addition to his major in Film and Video, he also did a year of Italian and a year of Japanese at York University, Toronto.  A second one year student exchange in Mexico added Spanish to his languages (and Latin dancing to his extracurricular skills, giving him the unique ability to film and photograph dance from a dancer's perspective).  Graduating with honours in 2002, he gained additional production experience doing camera work and floor directing for TV shows at Rogers Television.  In 2003, he filmed his first wedding, and shortly after, he created his production company, One World Productions, in tribute to his love of video production, travel, cultures and languages. 

Pierre Louis has provided his visual story-telling talents and creativity to clients across the Americas, producing videos in 8 different languages, spanning several industries including: events/weddings, real estate, tourism, dance, food, and vet clinics. 

Passionate about his work, Pierre Louis' goal is not only to meet, but exceed client expectations, by:

  • Providing outstanding, personable service in the client's own language

  • Under-promising and over-delivering

  • Delivering work on time (including same day edits) and within budget

  • Leaving each client with a smile

With over 2 decades of experience behind the lens, and fluency in a growing number of languages to better serve international clientele (currently learning German), Pierre Louis looks forward to the opportunity of bringing his expertise and passion to your business or event!

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Pierre Louis did an amazing job of capturing what makes us so unique at The Kingbridge Conference Centre & Hotel. His talent of knowing how to draw in and emotionally connect an audience to tell a story is what sets him apart from any other Creative Director or production company I have worked with in the past. I highly recommend Pierre Louis.

Lisa, Kingbridge manager, Toronto

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Pierre Louis deepened his love of photography in 2012 when he started taking pictures of ballet graduates in Curitiba, Brazil.  Since then he's applied his video directing skills and creative eye to the art of the static image, bringing smiles and joy to clients in both North and South America.

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I did my ballet graduation pictures with Pierre Louis and they turned out incredible.  He’s an excellent photographer!

Sara, Petit Ballet graduate, Curitiba

PHOTOGRAPHER

 
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COMPOSER

Pierre Louis recently started composing piano music.  You can listen to his debut piece here

Lockdown Lullaby #1
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...or watch the video he produced of it being played

 
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BETA TESTER

In addition to producing videos, photos and music, Pierre Louis is an expert at beta testing products.

SOFTWARE beta tester for:

  • Adobe - Premiere Pro video editing program (Recognized by Adobe as one of their top beta testers worldwide during their 2010 testing cycle).  Examples of Feature Requests

  • Knights of the Editing Table - Premiere Pro plug-ins Excalibur, Watchtower and Compass (recognized by developer as one of his top beta testers worldwide).

  • Film Impact - Video transitions for Premiere Pro.

 

HARDWARE tester/reviewer for:

  • FeiyuTech - Beta tester for electronic camera gimbals, user manuals proofreader.

  • Feelworld - Tester for video monitor.

  • Manhattan LCD - Tester for video monitors.

  • Cowon - Tester/reviewer for Mp3/Mp4 player.

  • Panasonic - Extensive feedback provided on DC-GH4 & DC-GH5 cameras.

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Creator of the Premiere Pro Feature Requests Facebook group, dedicated to helping Adobe improve Premiere.

Have a product you would like tested/reviewed?  Get in touch!

TRAINER

Pierre Louis believes that knowledge is most valuable when shared.  That's why in addition to using it to the benefit of his clients, he also uses his years of experience to benefit other video producers and companies, by:

  • Providing training to staff & owners of production companies in Canada & abroad

  • Teaching editing workflows to increase post-production results with Adobe Premiere Pro & 3rd party plugins

  • Teaching filming techniques to increase creativity and production quality

Examples of tips & tricks: how to set up Windows 10 for success + saving video editing time with Post Haste

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Pierre Louis was fundamental to the growth and success of my production company. He provided my staff with workshops and training that helped them perfect their filming and editing techniques. I highly recommend his services!

Marcos, owner of Scena Foto e Video, São Paulo

Want to give your productions a boost?  Get in touch!