San Diego Video Productions - Crystal Pyramid Productions

San Diego's Longest-Standing Video Production House

San Diego Video Production Company, Crystal Pyramid Productions, has delivered hundreds of award-winning video productions to our Broadcast and Corporate clients in San Diego since 1981. We are San Diego’s longest-standing Video Production House.
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Not only are we a full-service video production company and owner-operators of state-of-the-art equipment – including HD to 4K camera systems, sound and grip gear – we are accomplished story-tellers.

We have been winning accolades for our work since the 1980s when we pioneered special-interest videos; some were the first of their genre.

Call on San Diego’s best crew for all your video production needs – (619) 644-3000

Crew and Equipment

teleprompter operatorOur DPs/Camera Operators, Producers, Sound Mixers, Editors, Teleprompter Operators, Grips and Gaffers will travel to your location in San Diego County and beyond.  We provide all the necessary Broadcast Video Production Equipment, Audio and Lighting Gear to tell your story and highlight your services or products online. Or come into our Studio.

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We specialize in Interviews, B-Roll, Green Screen, Corporate Training & Internet Web Videos.  We also cover Conventions, Seminars and Corporate Events.  We have produced dozens of  Product Demo Programs, TV Ads, Television Commercials, Infomercials, Multimedia Productions, Live Web-Casts & Streaming.  We can additionally provide Film, Animation, Teleprompting, Video Editing, PAL Video and more.

We offer Full- and Half-Day rates and are available 24/7.  Check out our blog, “Diary of a San Diego Video Crew.” There you’ll find stories about celebrities, informative videos and marketing tips that will help you promote your business product or service.

For the best in San Diego Video Production Services, Expert Crews and High-End Broadcast Equipment, call on us.

Announcing Our Latest Gear

We are proud Owner/Operators of some amazing new equipment. This includes the Sony FS7 Mark II camera rig with all the bells and whistles including a Cool Luxe Cool Rig and JTZ DP30 Swing-Away Matte Box with various filters. Along with Convergent Designs Odyssey 7Q+ monitor/recorder with Apollo option, this camera system delivers revolutionary high-production quality to your video project.  We also have state-of-the-art Virtual Reality equipment for all your VR and AR (Augmented Reality) video production needs.

If you are a discerning person who knows the value of experience and high-end equipment, call on Crystal Pyramid Productions. We’ll meet your expectations and deliver crystal-clear content on your project. If you are a non-profit agency, we are happy to give you a substantial non-profit discount, as our way of giving back to our community.

Call Us Today!

San Diego video productionWe are an incorporated, fully-insured Certified Small Business.

Call San Diego video production company Crystal Pyramid Productions today at (619) 644-3000 to discuss your video production needs.

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This past weekend our crew traveled to Palm Springs for the 2019 American Kennel Dog Show. With three Camera Ops manning live-stream cameras, the world was able to watch 4-1/2 hours of handsome canines trot alongside their trainers.

Lingerie Sky Divers

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SD Comic Con Tales SD Comic Con is the most attended of any convention in the City of San Diego. It is truly intimidating in its Hulk-like proportions. Over the years, our video production company, Crystal Pyramid Productions, has provided crews to broadcast studios...

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San Diego Comic Con Tales San Diego Comic Con tales abound with any high-end, long-standing video production company here in San Diego like Crystal Pyramid Productions. My partner, Mark, and I have worked this venue together since last century - The 1990's.  The...

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San Diego Video Production - Crystal Pyramid Productions
San Diego Video Production - Crystal Pyramid Productions