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About

Our creative videographers and producers create professional, high quality marketing and promotional videos for campus units.

Videos effectively tell your story to key audiences, from prospective students to peers at other institutions. Repurpose to Youtube, campus social media, and the UI-7 Cable TV channel to further your brands.

Who We Are

E. Todd Wilson
Director of Video Services

E. Todd Wilson oversees Video Services, as well as the producers of Big Ten Network non-athletic programming for this campus. Other current duties include management of content on the campus homepage and assisting campus units with Webtools, such as the online directory, A-Z list, and calendars. He welcomes the opportunity to work with you to create very high quality campus videos at below-market costs.

Andrew Gleason
Coordinator of Video Production

Andrew Gleason is a director, cinematographer, editor, and producer, who loves creating and watching movies. He is an active member in the local film community, creating films and volunteering for Pens to Lens, the Champaign-Urbana Film Society, and Champaign Movie Makers. When he isn’t making movies, he is spending time sharing his love for movies with his two children, Eva and Liam.

Emily Polk
Video Production Specialist

Emily Polk is a director, cinematographer, editor, and producer, who is active in the local film community. When not making or watching movies, she likes checking things off of lists, playing video games, and hanging out with her pets and husband, Thomas.

David Schiller
Video Production Specialist

David Schiller is a producer, director, and editor. He got his start in video production making skateboard videos with his friends and high-school, and hasn’t stopped since. He is active in the local independent filmmaking community, and is the owner of Collider Cowork in downtown Urbana. In his spare time, he enjoys building things and playing Go.

It's your ILLINOIS story.
We help you capture it.
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Services

  • Promotional Videos

    Reach primary audiences, from prospective students to peers at other institutions.

  • Campuswide Marketing Videos

    Whether a national halftime spot or a sesquicentennial video, we are masters at the Illinois brand.

  • Research Demonstrations

    Satisfy a grant requirement or spruce up a research paper.

  • Event Coverage

    We provide multiple cameras and a short summation video to produce high-quality, interesting coverage pieces.

  • Stock Footage & Web Backgrounds

    Professionally shot, high-quality stock footage is available to campus units for videos and HTML5 website backgrounds.

  • Music Beds

    Through our FirstCom contract, we offer a large catalog of copyrighted music for use in campus promotional videos. Due to contract restrictions, we’ve set the following limitations:

    1. FirstCom music beds may be used on any productions created by Video Services.
    2. Music that has previously been downloaded for use in other projects are archived and may provide you with other options.

    For information on FirstCom music beds and to start browsing music selections from your desktop, contact Anne Lukeman, alukeman@illinois.edu.