Stu Sweetow’s Bio

Stuart Sweetow, 3450 Lakeshore Ave., Suite 200, Oakland, CA 94610  510-839-2020

Professional Experience:

Owner/Video Producer, Audio Visual Consultants, 1983 to Present

Video Instructor, San Francisco City College Extension, 1997-1998

Video Instructor, University of California, Berkeley Extension, 1989-1996

Media Specialist, Mills Memorial Hospital, 1979-1983

Learning Resources Coordinator, University of Illinois-Ravenswood Hospital, 1972-1979

Audio Visual Specialist, Chicago State University and Kendall College, 1970-1972


BA Media Communications, Southern Illinois University

Graduate Study, Southern Illinois University and Chicago State University


First Place, J Magazine Readers’ Choice Award, Best East Bay Videographer

First Place, Helen Cody Baker Award, Welfare Public Relations Forum

First Prize, Southern Illinois University Film Festival

First Place, Chicago Camera Club, Metro Movie Division

Honorable Mention, Association of Professional Videographers


Author, Corporate Video Production, Focal Press, 1st and 2nd editions

Contributing editor and author of over 100 articles published by EventDV Magazine and Camcorder and Computer Video Magazine

“Guide to Video Production” booklet published by Audio Visual Consultants

“Channel 3-Patient TV” article in Health Care Education Magazine

Contributing writer for the following magazines:


Video Pro

Wedding and Event Videography


Produced hundreds of training and marketing videos for corporations during career in addition to:

Documentary:  “Unitarian Ministry at Starr King School”

Documentary: “Talking Circles – Smoking Cessation” for American Indian Cancer Control Project

Instructional:  Six DVDs on “Pilates Therapeutics” for national distribution

Instructional:  A seven-DVD box set on “Deep Tissue Massage” for national distribution

Patient Education:  “Recovering from Your Surgery” for Kaiser Permanente

Professional Associations:

Co-chair, Oakland Merchants Leadership Forum

Secretary, Grand Avenue Business Association

Former Secretary, Business Network International, Montclair Chapter

Member, Professional Photographers of America

Class Instructor and Member, Film Arts Foundation

Class Instructor and Member, Bay Area Video Coalition

Stu Sweetow Welcome Video

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