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CAS Video Productions has been in the television and video production business for almost 30 years. The company was started and is operated by Chris Sciannella, an award-winning producer, director, cameraman and editor.

 

CAS Video Productions is a full service production company. We are extremely experienced in all facets of the production process and offer services in pre-production,

production and post-production. Our services include project management, budgeting, scheduling, script and treatment writing, location scouting, producing, directing, field and studio production, editing, animation, music production, audio sweetening and color correction. Every member of our team is highly qualified and respected within our field with at least 15 years experience in the video production business. We pride ourselves on getting every project done on time and within budget while exceeding client expectations.

 

 

 

Our client list is extensive and includes Scripps Networks, The American Red Cross, The National Park Service, The YMCA, National 4-H Council, TIPS® Training, Faces of Our Children, The Newseum, The Department of Veterans Affairs, The University of Maryland, Howard University, The Minority Coalition of UFCW, National Investment Center, Edelman, Harte-Hanks, Equinix Inc., Learning Ally, Spectrum Science, and The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, just to name a few. Our work can be seen on television networks including CBS, HGTV, The Food Network, The Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, The National Geographic Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, The Travel Channel, Reelz TV, Spike TV, PBS and DIY network.

 

 

 

How We Started:

 

Chris has spent his career as a storyteller using video and film as his medium. After graduating from the University of Maryland in 1984 with a degree in Radio, Television and Film, he took a job with a small production company in Northern Virginia. He left after a few years of cutting his teeth in field production and took a job as an editor with a fledgling cable network called The Discovery Channel. In 1988, he decided to go out on his own as a freelance cameraman and editor and started CAS Video Productions.

 

 

 

 

 

One of his first clients was The American Red Cross, a relationship that continues to this day. He spent the next 20 years shooting, editing, and field producing numerous training, marketing and documentary videos. If you’ve ever taken a CPR, Lifeguarding or EMT training course, you’ve probably seen his work. He has covered and produced compelling stories from many of the major disaster’s that hit the US including Hurricane Andrew, the Oakland Hills fires, the Oklahoma City bombing, the St Louis floods, the 911 attack, and hurricane Katrina.

 

 

In 1998 he was hired as Director of Photography for a new series called “Restore America with Bob Villa” which aired on HGTV. That began a 17 year relationship with Scripps Networks that is still ongoing. Since then he has been a Director of Photography, Cameraman or Editor on many television series including White House Christmas-HGTV, Curvy Brides-TLC, Breaking Point-Investigative Discovery, Thicker Than Water-Bravo, Game Changers-CBS, I Want That-DIY Network, Sons of Houdini-Reelz TV, Tanked-Animal Planet, Second Act-RLTV, Bikinis & Boardwalks-Travel Channel, just to name a few.