In January 2022 we hosted and recorded a webinar about post-production in video learning. The webinar was called ’15 post-production tips – how to nail a video learning project’ and our guests were Tom Hickmore (Creative Director) and Vasil Dzhagalov (Editor). The webinar was hosted by Georgia Rooney from Nice Media.
Tom Hickmore, Creative Director and Founder of Nice Media, published his debut book this year. The title is ‘Watch & Learn’ and it distills Tom’s 35 years of video-centred learning experience into a pithy 18,000 words. Each chapter has a handy summary (like any good learning) and the book concludes with industry case studies that … Read more
Tom Hickmore, founder and in-house creative director at Nice Media was interviewed on The Mind Tools L&D Podcast earlier this September 2021. Gemma T and Ross G hosted Tom to discuss why drama is an effective learning tool, when to use it, and scripting techniques. You can listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or … Read more
In December 2020 we hosted and recorded a webinar about interactive video. You can watch it here: https://vimeo.com/488036372 Our usual experience of video is passive; we sit back, watch and wait to be entertained or educated. Interactive video learning creates an active experience – putting the learner in control and asking them to make decisions. … Read more
Every year we like to produce some content for organisations in our local community. This recent opportunity was with Fairlight Primary & Nursery School in Brighton. The school is special to us as founders of Nice Media, Tom and Mel Hickmore, have two children at the school. The brief was to produce a video that … Read more
In Nov 2020 we hosted and recorded a webinar about Talking Heads video. You can watch it here: The talking head interview is a simple format that, from a technical point of view, is easy to master. But working with this simple building block a surprising amount can be achieved. Using case studies, this webinar will show you in-depth … Read more
Drama scenarios are a relatively common feature in learning and development, but poorly executed role-plays with amateur actors has given drama in learning a bad name. When done well, drama video can be one of the most effective ways to emotionally engage learners and impact their future behaviour. On 4th June 2020 we hosted a … Read more
Studio filming is a consistent necessity for us as a video production company. Studios are great because of the level of control they afford over light and sound – meaning that it’s easier to ensure an efficient shoot and a quality result. There are loads of ways a studio can be used for filming. For … Read more