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Nice Media supports The Clock Tower Sanctuary with campaign video

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 8th November, 2018
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Nice Media created a campaign video for Brighton-based charity The Clock Tower Sanctuary, to help secure over £20k in funding for homeless young people in and around the city.

GamesAid, a national games industry-led organisation, raises awareness of UK charities that support disabled and disadvantaged youth/children.

The Clock Tower Sanctuary participated in GamesAid’s annual initiative that secures charitable donations as voted for by video game professionals.

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Nice Media’s launches documentary to support the elimination of polio

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 8th November, 2018
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On World Polio Day, October 24th, Nice Media attended the opening of a new polio vaccine plant at GSK, Wavre, Belgium, where their 30-minute documentary The Endgame, was premiered. 

The new 340 million Euro plant at Wavre has been built to service the endgame – the last, difficult push to eliminate polio from the planet, with superstition, war and vaccine resistance obstacles along the path.

Nice Media’s documentary, The Endgame has been funded by GSK and commissioned by Pearl Group. The documentary’s title reflects the final thrust to eradicate this infectious disease.

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How to use video in your eLearning

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 7th November, 2018
elearning, news

Wondering how best to use video and audio in your e-learning?

We recently collaborated with Elucidat, whose authoring platform is used by many organisations to empower people-centred elearning.

We created a five-minute interactive piece to showcase Elucidat’s video and audio capabilities and help you decide which multimedia approach is right for your learning goals and budget.

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What’s the best way to use video on a website?

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 30th May, 2018
elearning, news

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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Nice Media launches exclusive video toolkit

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 30th March, 2018
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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.

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The Value of Video in Learning

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 28th February, 2018
news, video drama, video production

“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.

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Tor Cooper joins as Office Manager

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 28th February, 2018
news

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

The history of video: First things first

Posted by Tom Hickmore, 18th January, 2018
news

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

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