Pharmaceutical Videos

Whether your goal is to build brand awareness, educate patients or HCPs, or clarify a specific mechanism of action or disease, Indigo Productions can help you achieve success. With years of video production experience in the pharmaceutical industry, we have a thorough understanding of the field and a proven track record.

We have created videos for Merck, Biogen, Forest Laboratories, Takeda, Koniku Biotech, Philips Healthcare, Everest Medicines, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Drive Medical, the New Hope Fertility Center, the Children’s Hospital of NY, Cornell Medical Center, Harvard, the Israel Cancer Research Fund, the United Nations FCU, the Smithsonian Institution, and hundreds of other world-class organizations.

Building Credibility, Celebrating Success  

Video is a powerful way to build relationships with customers, provide information, and generate trust. To this end, Indigo Productions works with you to create compelling case studies and impactful testimonials. That’s because we know how to plan, shoot, and edit interviews that provide relatable personal narratives from patients and authoritative content from medical professionals. These are supported by graphics that clearly and powerfully present findings from clinical trials and real-world experience.

Marketing and Advertising

Regardless of your objective is the promotion of a specific product or just building brand/disease awareness generally, Indigo Productions can help you achieve it. We make sure that your video strategically complements the other elements of your campaign and tailor our approach to the target audience, such as consumers, payers, HCPs, or existing customers.

Moreover, our team takes care to understand the key components of your brand from the outset and to keep them in mind during all phases of production. This is true if you aim to maintain consistency across your different marketing channels or directly develop original branding content. In an industry where customers value trust, safety, and efficacy above all else, we make sure your products stand out from the pack.

Making the Complex Simple

When marketing pharmaceuticals an ever-present challenge is to break down medical and biological processes, terms, and statistics for those who may be unfamiliar with them. Using appealing animation and infographics, and employing experienced voice-over talent that knows how to convey ideas in a clear and well-paced fashion, Indigo Productions is able to make even complex medical concepts easy to grasp. This is true whether the product is an expository section of a longer piece or a full-on “explainer” video for patients or healthcare practitioners.

Education and Training

Education on wellness and healthcare issues can often be the most effective way both to prevent/treat disease and to draw traffic to online content marketing. To this end, Indigo Productions relies on the same experience and insight that we bring to bear on our K-12 and higher ed videos. This includes expertly blending graphics, new and archival footage, and narration so that these elements complement, amplify, and expand on each other. The end result is a video that leads to viewer edification and behavior change. If the project is a training video for healthcare practitioners, pharmacists, or your internal staff, we make sure that each segment ties into precise learning objectives while maintaining an overall consistency in terms of style and approach.

Our 6-Step Process For Pharmaceutical Video Success

Step 1: Discovery

Our first step is to understand fully both your goals and subject matter—only then can we start to generate creative ideas for your project. What is the context and platform for the video, who is the target audience, and what is the typical background knowledge and concerns of this audience? To answer questions such as these, we may hold a series of meetings or calls with key staff as well as conducting a competitive analysis to learn how to differentiate your content and presentation from that of others.   

Step 2: Proposal

Next, we provide a detailed proposal that is customized to fit your needs and requirements. This proposal will not only help you plan logistics and costs but also envision what the video will look like and how it accomplishes your goals. Indigo Production’s network of talented creatives and pharmaceutical strategists and content experts means that we can present an array of options based on your budget and the complexity of the project.

Step 3: Planning and Conceptualization

Here we plan the overall style, tone, and approach of the video in collaboration with you. This might entail using a script you already have or working with you to develop one by building on our experience in the pharmaceutical field and the advice of our own content experts. In addition to a script, other deliverables at this stage might include visualizations or even test footage for your review and approval. After receiving your feedback, we further refine our production plan as needed.

Step 4: Pre-Production

Indigo Productions assembles its team of behind-the-camera talent and onscreen presenters as well as medical and pharmaceutical experts who can elicit brief yet memorable responses from those in front of the camera. This is also the stage at which shooting scheduling is planned; in parallel to the shooting, we might be designing any graphics or animation. In short, the goal of the pre-production stage is to make the production stage run smoothly and efficiently.

Step 5: Video Production

At this point, our crew shoots the footage and our designers create the graphics that were conceptualized and planned in the previous stage. In the course of shooting, several takes and camera set-ups are often used in order to add a variety of shots to hold the audience’s attention, keep the video feeling fresh, and provide multiple options to consider during the post-production stage. Finally, a voice-over is recorded to help tie all the visual elements together.

Step 6: Quality Control

During post-production, we review and edit all footage. An important part of this process involves making sure that the final product meets its commercial or education goals. Just as important is cutting material so that it fits within its planned runtime. After all, we know that a thirty-second spot can’t be thirty-one seconds. We also make sure that the final video adheres to your standards and objectives. Are all transitions smooth and is any added music appropriate? These represent the kind of questions that Indigo asks and answers prior to delivering the final video.

For a more detailed description of how we generally approach projects from start to finish, please see our Video Production Process page.

New York City Video Production Services

Following the above process, and making use of our experience in pharmaceutical video production, we’d love to discuss your project with you. Though we’re a New York-based video production company, we have the capability and resources to create world-class videos wherever you are located. You can get in touch with us through our contact page or call us with any questions at (212) 765-5224.

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Indigo’s ability to listen, to clearly understand our objectives, and to focus on delivering exactly what we wanted was apparent throughout the entire production. And as for the quality of the videos: simply put, they are phenomenal. Our goals and expectations were not only met, but they were greatly exceeded.  I highly recommend Indigo Productions to anyone who is looking to produce an extraordinary video with a powerful emotional impact.

- Product Manager

We are in a very competitive pharmaceutical space and Indigo helped us expertly pivot from live events to virtual seamlessly!  They were very helpful in explaining every aspect of the production process and walked us through a complicated studio shoot without any glitches!

- Partner

INCREDIBLE WORK!!!!! Indigo’s marketing video for our new app was shown to execs from Apple, Google, Amazon, and other top companies at an invitation-only health care conference at the White House. The entire audience applauded after the screening. It is simply the best marketing tool - with the highest ROI - that I have ever seen. Thank you, Indigo Productions!

- Chief Technology Officer

Thanks to Indigo Productions for their fabulous work creating the new video for our gala this year honoring Michael Douglas, Dr. Morton Coleman, and Dean Blumenthal.
Everyone who has seen the video loves it! It’s different from anything we’ve done before, and it really helps take our image to a new level.  Indigo is a total pleasure to work with - super professional, and fantastic at meeting both our budget and our deadline. 

- Development Associate

This was our first endeavor into the world of video and we couldn’t have done it without the outstanding team from Indigo Productions. The entire project from pre-planning up, to the actual shoot and through post-production was managed seamlessly by the entire Indigo team. We deeply appreciate Indigo’s creativity, as you understood the Drive brand and the marketing message we wanted to convey.

- Digital Marketing Manager

Excellent work, lovely to work with, and very professional! Indigo Productions worked on a high-profile project to capture and produce quality videography for fundraising, brand awareness, and recruitment purposes. The editing process was easy,  the staff was exceptional and the end-product is exactly what we wanted.

- Vice-President, Strategy & Innovation

Max and Indigo Productions were commissioned to produce a series of instructional videos for our Micro Essential Lab.   The Indigo team was easy to work with from start to finish.  They managed the script, photo site, video shoot, tag lines, actors, voice-over, edits, and media placement, step by step with efficiency, and listened carefully to our feedback/direction. Indigo's videos created a new standard in our industry.  We thank the Indigo team. 


Bringing the key messages to life in memorable ways is always the biggest challenge of major business events. Your team’s ability to step up and embrace an unexpected assignment, ultimately delivering a high-energy and uniquely creative video, played a pivotal role in our success. Thank you for sharing our sense of urgency, dedication to the highest quality, and commitment to having fun along the way. 

- Director, Communication

I hired Indigo to film an important CEO's presentation. The whole process was dealt with professionalism and efficiency.  From the inquiry stage with Max (CEO) who was extremely accommodating with our tight deadline and budget to our professional videographer, it was an amazing experience!  I had already recommended them to my colleague for another project and I will not hesitate to refer Indigo to my friends in the future!

- Partner

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