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About Visual Thinking Northwest

The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.

Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings
Visual Thinking Northwest is a media production company based in Bend, OR. We specialize in telling a good story, from 30 seconds to 30 minutes: Broadcast Television, Corporate Video, Web IDs, TV Commercials, Documentaries, even live events are in our repertoire. In Central Oregon, Visual Thinking NW is known for clean crisp video, shot well, and edited sweetly.
When you’re looking for a 4K Camera Crew in Oregon, we travel the state. Clients nationally include Golf Channel, NBC, CBS, ABC/ESPN, and dozens of out-of-area companies that need professional video throughout the Northwest. We ALWAYS deliver on-time, and on-budget. Give us a shot at telling your story. Call or email Visual Thinking NW for a quote today!
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Experience & Knowledge!

Visual Thinking Northwest is a media production company based in Bend and Newport, Oregon.

Kevin Raichl
Founder
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The crew

We specialize in telling great stories, from 30 seconds to 30 minutes.

The Crew
Visual Thinking

On Location!

Shooting interviews and B-roll for Al Roker Productions. Coast Guard North Bend rescued 4 fishermen.

On Location
North Bend, OR

Our Clients

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.

Henry Ford, Founder Ford Motor Company
Because of the quality of our equipment and our expertise, we work regularly for numerous national and regional companies looking for a local video crew to acquire professional images in the area. These firms include production companies for ESPN, Outdoor Channel, Lifetime Network, NBC, ABC, CBS News, A&E and dozens of independents. For broadcast post-production, we’ve produced television content for Outdoor Channel, the US Olympic Team, TruTV , PBS, RFD-TV and Sportsman’s Channel.
We do commercials that air all over the west for Grover Electric and Plumbing, Real Deals on Home Décor, The Riverhouse and Sisters Rodeo. Locally, we work regularly with Cascade Natural Gas, Bend Research, Saxon’s Fine Jewelers, Mattress Factory, and radio stations The Twins, Clear 101.7 and 99.7 The Bull.

DESCHUTES COUNTY ASSESSOR

You did an outstanding job of taking a very complex scenario and dreaking it down into an understandable and easy to follow educational video in a way that kept people's attention

Scot W Langton - Deschutes County Assessor

MOUNTAINSTAR FAMILY RELIEF NURSERY

Thank you, thank you, thank you! It was an incredible Luncheon this year…and it seems like we turned a corner on the proceeds! The video by Kevin Raichl at Visual Thinking NW was phenomenal! He captured the MountainStar story and brought the audience close to the three families who took advantage of the Parent Child Interaction Therapy. Of course the event is also about fund raising, and we did very well! Our results for the day of the event were approximately $70,000 at this point! Considerably more than the $43,000 in results at this point last year!

Tim Rusk, Executive Director. MountainStar Family Relief Nursery

BROADBAND OUTREACH VIDEO

Thank you, Kevin, for your excellent work in producing the two Broadband Outreach and Strategic Planning Videos. I appreciated all your help and guidance in creating a high-quality finished product. It was a pleasure working with you! Please feel free to share this letter with others as my strong personal recommendation of you and Visual Thinking Northwest.

Christopher Tamarin, Telecommunications Strategist Oregon Business Development Department

KOHD-TV EUGENE, OREGON

Kevin and I have worked together for many, many years. He works well with all parties involved in a video production project. From the lighting talent, the makeup talent, scriptwriter, to the client, Kevin treats all with respect and expertise without being pushy or rude. Kevin's strength lies in his integrity of being always available when needed and doing what he says he is going to do, when he says he will do it. In video production it is important to update style and skills and Kevin is always adapting to new techniques and technology to keep his finished product at the cutting edge. I would recommend working with Kevin on long as well as short form video production from idea to completion. Kevin is a pro.

Gena Zerbin, Account Executive at KOHD-TV Eugene, Oregon Area Broadcast Media

DAVE STALKER, PRODUCER & DIRECTOR

Every production Kevin takes on reflects the flair he has for powerful storytelling with sound & motion. You can be confident the quotes he writes for productions are guaranteed...you'll never be charged more after the fact, unless you change the game plan. Kevin has produced every type of video there is. Commercials, long form pieces for industrial, corporate and educational institutions. Web content, DVDs...There’s nothing he can't do, and do it for less than flashy agencies that spend their client's money on expensive lunches. The careful steps in the "process" he uses to gather information for a client's project, and then translate it into a broadcast quality finished piece are one of the keys to the success of Visual Thinking NW.

Dave Stalker, Producer/Director at Visual Thinking NW, Inc.

OREGON YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS

“Kevin absolutely nailed what OYCC was going for. He captured emotion and purpose in his interviews and then compiled them with beautiful cover shots and sound. You will learn that he is a master and in some ways a magician. His editing skills are superb, and his ability to compile footage and turn it into seamless dialogue is impressive.”

Doug Denning, OYCC Director

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Contact

Call Us
(541) 317-0619 Office
(541) 480-2355 After Hours
Production Offices
Bend and Newport, Oregon.
Email
Kevin Raichl
kr@visual-thinking.com
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