“New Victoria for New Media” video by April Smith aka @AprilFilms of @AHAMEDIA

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April Smith of AHA MEDIA aka @AprilFilms of @AHAMEDIA on twitter produced the above video of the wonderful weekend in Victoria while doing social media animation and production! 🙂

Here is the ‘New Victoria for New Media’ video shot on a Nokia N95 Cameraphone which demonstrates an prime example of social media <– new media filming can ensure quick upload and widespread distribution 🙂

April is passionate and skilled in making  films by  doing  mobile media production through the camera lens of a cellphone.

In just 2 days, April did mobile media and  produced 1676 photos, 208 videos and 263 twitter updates on Victoria to ensure a “Live feel” experience! 🙂

Please see 12 sets of photos of New Victoria for New Media at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ahamedia/sets

1  New Victoria  Trip – Friday June 19th 830 AM  Meet at Coast Plaza

2  New Victoria Trip – Friday June 19th 11 AM  Board Celebration Ferry

3 New Victoria Trip  – Friday June 19 130 PM Sea Cider Farm

4  New Victoria Trip – Friday June 19 4 PM Check in Coast Victoria  Harbourside Hotel

5 New Victoria Trip – Friday June 19th 5-7 PM Victoria BC Wine and Oyster Fest

6 New Victoria Trip – Friday June 19 930 PM Sunset

7  New Victoria Trip – Saturday June 20 830 AM Group Breakfast at Blue Crab

8 New Victoria Trip – Saturday June 20 930AM Royal BC Museum

9 New Victoria Trip – Saturday June 20 1130 AM Victoria Harbour Ferry

10 New Victoria Trip – Saturday June 20 12 noon Lunch at Spinnakers Pub

11 New Victoria Trip – Sunday June 21 830 AM Breakfast at Blue Crab in Coast Hotel

12 New Victoria Trip – Sunday June 21 11AM Swartz Bay Sailing


Thanks to the following Victoria citizens for being interviewed in my video of  “New Victoria for New Media” 🙂

Ed – Plant Engineer of Sea Cider http://www.seacider.ca

Graham – Coast Ambassador of Coast Hotel http://www.coasthotels.com

Chuck – Guitarist of  The Sutcliffes http://thesutcliffes.ca/

Darlene – Breakfast Server of Coast Hotels http://www.coasthotels.com

Carrie – Saturday Volunteer of Royal BC Museum http://www/royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

Garfield – Bartender of Spinnakers http://www.spinnakers.com

Mack – Street Musician of Victoria

Sam – Driver of Wilsons’ Transportation http://www.wilsonstransportation.com


With much gratitude to

My mentor Lorraine Murphy

Sherry Baumgardner, Director of Marketing for Coast Hotels & Resorts

Danny Dang, Electronic Distribution for Coast Hotels & Resorts

Coast Hotels www.coasthotels.com

BC Ferries www.bcferries.com

Royal BC Museum www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

Sea Cider Farm & Cider House www.seacider.ca

Spinnakers BrewPub and Guest Houses www.spinnakers.com

Tartan Group www.tartanpr.com

Tourism Victoria www.tourismvictoria.com

Thank you to the rest of the Vancouver Social Media crew and everyone else who made this trip so memorable! 🙂

For those interested a higher quality version of this video is available , and as there as ample footage from 208 videos of Victoria, a custom video can be produced to highlight a certain event or attraction 🙂  Please email April to discuss further.  Apr@live.ca

  1. June 27, 2009 at 1:17 am

    Thanks, I totally have to steal this! I haven’t done my posts yet; nearly caught up.

  1. July 15, 2009 at 11:47 pm

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