The other day a very clever man who founded and runs an authoring tool company showed me around his most excellent product. Chatting afterward he remarked that while he was aware it’s accepted wisdom that having a video on your website is a “good thing” he’d never understood how it could work for him. After all, his product does pretty much the same thing as all his competitors’ products, so is there really much benefit to running through the features with voice-over, screen grabs and the like?
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We take pride in designing video solutions that are cost-effective and make the most of any budget, high or low end. In this article I outline some of the more common risk points in a video production and show the flip side – how involving a production company at an early stage can add value.
Posted by Tom Hickmore, 30th March, 2018
Brighton-based video agency Nice Media launches their exclusive Video Toolkit ahead of Learning Technologies 2018.
Over the last year, the agency has seen a rise in clients asking for internal workshops that offer solutions to their L&D challenges; solutions using video. The internal workshops are proving very successful for clients owing to Nice Media’s collaborative and consultative approach in hosting the sessions.
“It’s not the medium, it’s what you do with it.”
That’s what L&D experts have been saying in social media lately, and I 100% agree. A haiku can be just as immersive as VR, depending upon the audience, and how good the poem is.
But all media have intrinsic strengths and we’ve been researching the evidence for the strengths of the various forms of video when deployed in a learning context.
Posted by Tom Hickmore, 28th February, 2018
This February we have had the pleasure of introducing Tor Cooper to our team as Office Manager. Tor joins us after 12 years in eLearning at Brighton-based agency, Brightwave. Read More
Posted by Tom Hickmore, 18th January, 2018
Everyone loves a pub quiz, right? Every flavour of crisps in the middle of the table, multiple pencils and a quirky team name. If there was a round on video we would ace it; we’d play our Joker card. If there was a round on video for learning, well, everyone else might as well go home.
How much do you know about video? Try your hand at these and score ten points for each correct answer… Read More
Posted by Daniel Markland, 15th November, 2017
Over the Summer we blogged about how being a technical master of learning video isn’t as important as utilising your intrinsic vision, enthusiasm and creativity to produce something great. If your learning content engages your audience, then you have found an effective way of communicating your subject. Read More
Posted by Daniel Markland, 10th November, 2017
Melanie Hickmore, Managing Director of Nice Media has been selected as a finalist in the Business Women’s Excellence Awards (BWEA) Sussex edition. Read More
Posted by Daniel Markland, 9th November, 2017
ELN Connect is always a great opportunity for learning professionals to come together, share knowledge and celebrate the best in digital learning. This year was certainly no exception so we thought we’d speak to some of the attendees about their highlights and what makes the eLearning Network so special.