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.
The script is written, the filming date is booked, but what do you need to know? Of course, every shoot is different, but here are some general guidelines…
It’s finally here! We’re delighted to be able to share our interactive drama ‘The Leadership Angel’.
We had a lot of fun making our interactive drama ‘The Leadership Angel’ – check out the ‘making of’ to see more of what goes on behind the scenes at Nice Media.
Interactive Drama is a powerful and exciting vehicle for learning. New technologies are making it easier to develop, run online and track over LMS. There’s never been a better time to be an interactive drama hero. So why aren’t we being braver?
The Leadership Angel – An Interactive Drama
We show a lot in the clothes that we wear, so the Costume Designer uses clothes to help create a visual identity for the characters.
Before filming, they will look at the brief and think about how the characters would dress, and source different clothes to suit this.
From time to time L&D managers find themselves directing actors. It’s usually because it’s a low budget piece – or just some little pieces to camera that don’t seem to warrant hiring a director.
This article was written for and published in the September 2014 issue of e.learning age. It was the first in a three part series (read part two on scriptwriting and part three on production values). It was written by Tom Hickmore, Creative Director and Founder of Nice Media. Learn more about how Nice Media work here.
An Historical Perspective
The representation of human archetypes is bound up with film history. Eisenstein consciously developed it to quickly communicate with audiences. The beefy Bolshevik Sailor, the Noble Mother protecting her child. Watch any modern movie and every character is still an archetype, albeit a customized one. The Nerd, the Good Wife, the Action Hero, the Warrior Princess, the Eccentric Scientist. Hollywood hasn’t arrived at this by accident – it works because we do judge people by appearances.