Economic Development Commission producing promotional video

Seeing is often believing.

To that end, the Wilton Economic Development Commission is producing a promotional video series that will graphically highlight the town’s best assets and feature testimony about the power of the Wilton marketplace from local business owners.

“We are working with volunteers to explore marketing strategies in promoting the town to prospective residents and business communities. All interested volunteers are welcome to participate, particularly those with relevant skills,” Jennie Wong, commission secretary, said in a statement.

Currently, the commission is collaborating with a number of businesspeople in town who have contributed existing footage and still pictures. Some of the organizations include the Wilton Public Schools, Riverbrook Regional YMCA, Wilton Library, Wilton Go Green, and Ambler Farm.

In addition, Wong said, the commission is seeking videographers of all levels of experience to volunteer to film events such as the annual Halloween Trick or Treat parade, and the Holiday Stroll and Christmas Tree Lighting.

Events that will be videotaped next year include the Memorial Day parade, Ambler Farm Day, Street Fair, library book sale, Santa hayride at Ambler Farm, and Homecoming, among others. “We will need assistance in screening hours of recorded footage and batches of still pictures we have collected. Finally, as the project progresses, we are seeking volunteers with experience in editing and producing quality videos that could be distributed through multiple mediums and formats. As we intend to publicize these videos in the future, this is a great opportunity for budding videographers who seek some exposure,” Wong said.

Interested individuals may contact Wong at