creates innovative and compelling original video content for leading PR/Advertising agencies, start-ups, Fortune 500 companies and many of the world’s biggest brand names. At TED-TV, we can handle any or all aspects of your video production needs; original concepts, script writing, shooting, editing and digital/online distribution.
For more than 15 years, we have helped the world’s best-known companies and brands use video to communicate with customers, the public and their own employees. Today, we work with leading marketers who use original video content to deliver key messages directly to their target audiences — on their websites, on Facebook, via Twitter and other social media platforms.
Ted Smits is an experienced writer, producer and director of original video content for public relations, advertising and corporate clients. Prior to starting TED-TV Productions, Ted worked for more than 10 years at top public relations agencies (Shandwick, GCI Group) where he developed and managed national publicity programs for top Fortune 500 clients.
As President of TED-TV Productions, Ted has enjoyed long-standing relationships creating videos for the world’s largest PR agencies and top brands such as AXE, Hennessy, T.J.MAXX, Maserati, Colgate, Jif, Microsoft, etc. We also work for the leaders of the pharma industry; Bayer, Novartis, Merck, AstraZeneca, Gilead Sciences, to name a few.
Ted has long experience and expertise in working with an incredible range of the hottest celebrities from TV/movies and the sports worlds; Kim Kardashian, Lindsay Lohan, Jordin Sparks, Laila Ali, Rocco Dispirito, Theophilus London, John McEnroe, Magic Johnson, Sam Bradford, Joe Torre and many more.
Ted has also produced and directed award-winning documentary and short films.
Alyssa loves hats, and that’s a good thing because she wears many at TED-TV. She started her career working on feature films before branching out into fashion design and the graphic arts. As our Creative Director, Alyssa heads up TED-TV’s art and motion graphics production, as well as producing and directing shoots.
Prior to joining TED-TV, Alyssa founded tiny universe productions, a graphics/production studio for new media design and video productions, such as the infamous “Wassup/Underdog” internet parody film. Alyssa is also a co-founder of ScaryBaby Pictures, based in New York City.
Our webmaster, who is also our web designer, who is also Alyssa, designed our new website using the minimable wordpress theme created by Federico Pian. Molto bene!
Come visit us at our new Midtown Manhattan office and see where the magic happens. We have quite a view.
We produced this man-in-the-street/park video for a press conference announcing the “Living in HD” contest/promotion. The video was played at the start of the news conference to a... Read more
Always keep in mind how you can re-purpose the video you shoot for use on social media and the internet – for instance as b-roll to give to TV outlets. Here we took footage of celebrities at a... Read more