Barnes Creative Studios
Top-ranked video production and drone video services for commercial real estate, hotels, luxury resorts, and many more industries.
Commercial Real Estate Video Services
Services range from standard video production, construction updates, drone mapping, VR and creative new media presentations for all stages of commercial real estate projects.
Hotel Video Services
We use our 25+ years in the film and TV world to creatively tell your properties’ story. Property videos, social media content, destination videos and personality hosted videos.
Drone Video Services
State of the art drone technology and highly skilled, FAA approved, pilots. All projects shot in 4K Ultra HD or higher with dual pilot operation. We also offer drone panoramas, future views, mapping, plus film & TV production.
Matterport Virtual Tour Services
Experience matters when producing the popular Matterport virtual tours. As one of the first with a Matterport camera and years of production experience, you can trust a perfect model of your property every time.
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Below is a Matterport virtual tour produced at the W Residences Atlanta Downtown. One of the options we give our clients is to produce a video from the captured data. With a video you can even add special effects as seen in the video example below.
Usually I write about uses for our technology in regards to hospitality, commercial real estate, etc. Today I thought it would be fun to highlight a new Atlanta startup and show how a Matterport virtual tour can put you in the cockpit of the exclusive BMW i8 hybrid concept car. The Atlanta startup up scene[…]
Matterport Virtual Tours can be a fantastic multimedia addition to your website. In addition we enjoy creating bonus video and photo content from the virtual tours once they are complete. Below are some live examples of how you can generate bonus multi media material all originating from a Matterport Virtual Tour. We provide this service[…]
As I write this from Pézenas, France it amazes me how far the power of Matterport virtual tours has traveled. During our European tour with stops in Spain and France, it’s evident that boutique hotels are seeing the value in investing in Matterport virtual tours to compete with the larger brands that have been executing[…]
Published originally on June 2, 2015 on Matterport.com Barnes Creative Studios is a multimedia production company that focuses primarily on luxury travel and commercial real estate. They work with top brands like Starwood, Viceroy, and Princess Cruise Lines, delivering a very high-quality experience with advanced technology like Matterport. We sat down with owner Steve Barnes to[…]
Win 5 Free Matterport Virtual Tours for your Hotel or Resort. This is an offer for hotels and resorts anywhere in the world. We know that you budget doesn’t always allow for everything you want in the marketing department. This is why we want to help interested resorts with 5 FREE Matterport Virtual Tours. Thousands[…]
Commercial real estate marketing has many stages and for the last few years we have primarily been focused on finished asset marketing. Recently, I noticed the gaping hole in commercial real estate marketing opportunities in the pre construction and construction phase. Creating content has become more and more paramount for commercial real estate companies. Pre construction[…]
The ultimate commercial real estate construction update video could come in many flavors. We offer many types of applications depending on the end game for your asset…marketing, surveying, crop health stats and more. Below are a few highlighted possibilities to consider for your next short or long term construction project. Construction Drone Mapping Drone mapping[…]
Matterport continues to add serious value to marketing’s newest power asset, 3D virtual tours. We have been a Matterport provider for a few years and are proud to be one of their top global providers of 3D virtual tours to large brands like Starwood, Princess Cruise Lines, Viceroy Hotels & Resorts and many more. You[…]
Amazing to see how the rich and famous live when they are on vacation. Out of respect and privacy for our clients, I obviously can’t disclose names but rest assured the names are at the top that have stayed in these exact spaces. From Hollywood to the NFL and all in between, take a virtual[…]
The Art Farm at Serenbe unveiled the first artist live-work cottage built in partnership with Auburn University’s award winning Rural Studio program. The relationship between Serenbe and Rural Studio is multifaceted. The partnership was initiated to expand and field test Rural Studio’s nationally recognized 20K House program that has brought affordable housing to clients in rural Alabama. Serenbe’s non-profit[…]
This article originally appeared in The Atlanta Business Chronicle on Nov 27, 2015. Written by Phil. W. Hudson Many Atlantans know Steve Barnes as a radio personality and actor, but the self-described tech geek and travel junkie has married his passion of tech with his love of travel into a business that one may not[…]
A major Caribbean hotel marketing differentiator is the Matterport 3D Virtual Tour. When it comes to selling “space” this remarkable technology is making a difference. The biggest brands use Barnes Creative Studios for their caribbean hotel marketing because they care about quality marketing assets. There are many vendors offering this technology that have no production[…]
With destination marketing the smart money markets the “place” and everyone wins. Who is everyone? Everyone is every hotel, restaurant, experience and economy that is battling for the travel dollar. Travel is big business and intelligent destination marketing can bring in a big haul for everyone including you and all businesses around you. Thinking with generosity[…]
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“Using Barnes Creative Studios (approved Starwood video producer) was incredibly beneficial as they truly understand how to tell a great story, used top of the line cinematic equipment, and have a very small production footprint. Their understanding of our brand and content goals makes it so easy and they turned the video around in 48[…]
There’s always that “place”. That place that everyone who you meet that has been there lights up when you mention the name. That name is Cap Maison in St. Lucia. Cap Maison is luxury travel defined. From celebrities to honeymooners, it’s difficult to find someone who doesn’t love Cap Maison. St. Lucia is a wonderful[…]
3D virtual tours with a Matterport camera are already one of the most game changing marketing plays out there. Now, these virtual tours are off the charts with the new supercharged features just released by Matterport. Quite impressive the dedication the Matterport team has to their product and continuing to develop it to be one[…]
This is an excerpt from “Virtual Tours Enhance Multifamily Building and Selling” Which was published by Techomebuilder.com on Sept 17, 2015 Imagine your clients touring a multifamily unit in California … only there’s something different about their experience. They walk with ease through all of the rooms, taking in the unit’s space and size and[…]
The Matterport virtual tour is one of the best new media assets in marketing. All Matterport producers are not created equal and we urge you to do your homework before hiring someone to create a Matterport virtual tour for your brand. With all of the new media available it has become a sort of “wild west” mentality[…]
Luxury travel is defined a lot of ways. It’s all based on expectations, word-of-mouth, customer service, food, overall experience and many other things. Only when you have a resort that completely understands and excels at living up to luxury travel expectations do you get perfection. You get universal definition of luxury travel. I have found[…]
Commercial Real Estate Video can be a huge differentiator with a commercial real estate listing but the budget isn’t always willing to permit video production. In a perfect world you planned for a cinematic video production. In the real world sometimes you have to find a cheaper alternative. Good news! We have an incredible package[…]
If you want to WOW them at your next commercial real estate presentation we have you covered. Imagine talking through selling your next multi million dollar deal with a live feed of your asset up on the big screen while you discuss all of the value propositions. What? Yes, that’s exactly what we can do[…]
Commercial real estate marketing technology is an interesting beast. I’ve been working with both large and small commercial real estate companies for many years and love watching them get excited about the growing digital wave. There’s one piece of technology that has blown them away. Drones and 3D Virtual Tours get “wows”, don’t get me[…]
Luxury resort marketing can be a tall task, especially perched on a jungle ridge 1000 feet above sea level. To call Ladera a unique resort is a major understatement. Ladera couldn’t be in a more perfect, tropical location as it sits high upon the Soufriere Volcano. Ladera is the only resort in St.Lucia located on[…]
This article originally appeared at Bisnow.com on March 17, 2015. Click To Watch In the commercial real estate industry of the digital age, it’s no longer business as usual—it’s show business. Taking a few digital photos of your property and slapping them on a website is no longer acceptable. The name of the game is[…]
Virtual reality is coming full steam at marketers, ready or not. With the rise of Oculus Rift comes a very affordable virtual reality experience for everyone. Facebook’s Oculus Rift will be much more accessible for the masses than Google Glass which has a high price tag entry point. While virtual reality has been around for[…]
UPDATE: Within 90 days a lease was written on this space using the assets we created using drone and 3D virtual tour technology. Congrats CBRE! @SBarnes wanted to let you know this video helped us lease 11k SF @AvalonInsider. Thx for your time and expertise. cc: @CBREatlanta — Peter McGuone (@PeterMcGuone) May 19, 2015 Taking[…]
This article originally appeared on Travel Post in December 2014 and was written by Ryan Rudnansky. Drones are becoming increasingly popular tools to capture locations around the world, whether you are a traveler or a travel company. The flying robot, or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), has been used for decades by the military, but has[…]
Caribbean travel has serious appeal. You’d be hard pressed to find someone who didn’t want to vacation in the Caribbean. How do hotels and resorts stand apart when marketing the unique experience their property offers? Every property has a story. How you decide to tell your story can be the differentiator. Barnes Creative Studios is[…]
Hotel video can be tricky. If you are not succinct in telling your story, you will lose your audience quickly. In some cases, brands have spent thousands of dollars on a hotel video without connecting with an audience because they didn’t tell their story. Instead, they strung together a collection of random and unpointed clips[…]