Webinar Recording: 15 essential pre-production tips: How to plan and prepare for a video learning project

In March 2021 we hosted and recorded a webinar about pre-production in video learning. You can watch it here: https://vimeo.com/522738449 In this webinar, our panel of video production professionals are going to distill their many years of experience into a generous helping of video tips. What you do in pre-production will make or break a … Read more

Webinar Recording: How interactive video can supercharge your learning

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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

Webinar Recording: Talking heads – getting more from less

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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

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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Film Language – Part Three – Point Of View

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How much do you know about film techniques? In this final piece in our three part series on Film Language, Creative Director Tom Hickmore explains that a lot of people think Literal Point of View filming makes a subjective experience on screen more powerful – but is the technique really more immersive or empathic?

Film Language – Part Two – The Kuleshov Effect

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How much do you know about film techniques? Creative Director Tom Hickmore presents this second piece in our three part series on film language. Part two explains how by juxtaposing two different shots, we can interpret the subject’s experience differently.

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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