Nice Media supports The Clock Tower Sanctuary with campaign video

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 launches documentary to support the elimination of polio

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 involving a video company early will add value to your production

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.

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The history of video: First things first

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…

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Why are you doing that? Video Production questions answered

When working in production it’s often easy to forget that some of the things we regularly do can seem nonsensical or weird to someone new to video or working with a production company. Of course, you should never be afraid to ask your film crew to explain what they’re doing – in fact, we love to blather on about our work, as this blog shows – it’s always nice to go in with a bit of pre-knowledge.

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Jobs On Set: Director

The Director is in charge of the creative elements of the film.

Before filming, they will develop the project from initial brief to the final concept, working with all the crew to plan every aspect, from the script to the way the scene will be lit, to make sure they work and are consistent with this overall vision.

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Jobs on Set: Lighting Cameraman

Your first time on set can be a confusing with so many people around doing different jobs. To help you understand exactly what everybody is up to, here is our guide to the main roles on set.

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Tips for filming a podcast

Podcast don’t have to be professionally filmed. In fact, part of their charm is that they are in a more ad hoc style, which isn’t so concerned with production values.

That said, there are lots of little tips and tricks you can do to give your podcast a slicker look and feel.

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How Many Talking Heads Can You Shoot In A Day?

Our clients often need to know how much footage they can get out of a filming day.

We have written about how much drama you can shoot in a day, but another type of shoot we often do is talking head interviews. This usually means filming interviews of experts within a company.

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