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
In July 2020 we hosted and recorded a webinar about drama video and unconscious bias. You can watch it here: The webinar explores: An understanding of how drama video can challenge unconscious bias An insight into the scripting and filmmaking techniques that work Case study examples of drama being used to challenge unconscious bias The … Read more
Drama scenarios are a relatively common feature in learning and development, but poorly executed role-plays with amateur actors has given drama in learning a bad name. When done well, drama video can be one of the most effective ways to emotionally engage learners and impact their future behaviour. On 4th June 2020 we hosted a … Read more
Studio filming is a consistent necessity for us as a video production company. Studios are great because of the level of control they afford over light and sound – meaning that it’s easier to ensure an efficient shoot and a quality result. There are loads of ways a studio can be used for filming. For … Read more
One of the most rewarding jobs we worked on in 2019 was the development and production of video drama content for a MOOC about Safeguarding Adults for Health Education England.
In this article I’m going to write a rather fulsome report of the process, as I hope you might be interested in how a video moves from brief, to idea, to script, through to production.
Following on from the Total Recall launch at Learning Technologies 2020, Nice Media and Wildfire held a webinar on Wednesday 26th February 2020. The aim of the webinar was to share the learning theory behind Total Recall and to introduce attendees to the different ways that various types of video can be used in the Total Recall solution. Thanks … Read more
The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of traditional training videos versus the effectiveness of using a video alongside with AI technology (Total Recall). The Total Recall option involved chunking the training video into easily digestible clips and punctuating those clips with AI generated retrieval questions.