Getting confident on camera

If your identity is an important part of your brand, you might want to be in your videos. We understand that this can feel unnatural, and while we do our best to make you feel as comfortable as possible, here are eight tips to help you gain confidence in front of a camera. 1. Practice […]

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It’s time for schools to start thinking seriously about video marketing.

Recently we did a shoot with agency POPComms for their client GEMS Education. This advert was created for The Hampshire School in Chelsea to compliment the school’s brand new website. Video marketing is growing at an increasing rate and it’s time for schools to step up there video marketing efforts. Schools should start to think […]

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Bristol stories: Antiform, a Bristol-based reclaimed materials fashion brand

In Bristol’s Old Market quarter, we spent a morning with Kate Uzzell, studio manager at Antiform. As she opens the doors of the studio, a bright light reveals the workplace where she has been designing clothes for over three years. Could you tell us who is behind Antiform? The driving force behind Antiform is Lizzie […]

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Dear White People: A video marketing fail or success?

If you’ve been hanging around on Twitter lately, you might have seen that Netflix released an advert for a new show called ‘Dear White People’ and there has been massive outrage. Upon viewing the advert a bunch of people headed straight to Twitter to share their disgust at the ad, claiming it is racist, anti-white […]

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Bristol stories: Papersmiths’ owners tells us why printed products matter in a digital world

  We met Sidonie Warren at a dinner in town and immediately exchanged the idea to come and visit her shop, Papersmiths, as we were curious to find out why a stationery shop works in a digital world, the story behind it and how it all started. When did you start Papersmiths and where? The Papersmiths journey began […]

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5 video marketing trends 2017

It seems like just yesterday everybody was saying “2016, the year of video marketing”, but don’t worry people, luckily for us, video marketing doesn’t seem to be slowing down in 2017 either. Watch out for these 5 video marketing trends: 1. 360 video (but used correctly) In 2016 we noticed a rise in the number […]

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Free live video guide

Periscope, Facebook Live and now Instagram live have made live video streaming accessible to every business. Streaming live means you can share video with your social media followers from anywhere in the world at anytime. Viewers watch a live video because it is raw and authentic. They know that the information they are getting is […]

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7 common video marketing mistakes

  Video marketing is an incredible way to engage with your customers. However, we see a lot of videos online that are not only poorly produced but poorly marketed, which sadly is probably doing more harm than good. To strengthen your video marketing strategy and help you head down the right path, here are the […]

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Our 5 favourite Christmas ads of 2016

  It’s now December which means it’s socially acceptable to talk about all things Christmas! So here are our five favourite Christmas ads of this year: In 5th place: Heathrow Airport – Coming Home For Christmas Just what we want at this festive time of year, an adorable animation about spending Christmas with your loved […]

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Bye Bye Vine – Saying goodbye to the first micro-video platform.

  Back in 2012 Twitter purchased the video hosting site Vine. Originally Vine pitched the idea to Twitter as a way for people to catch casual moments about their lives and share them with friends, but since then it’s taken off to companies who want to challenge themselves by creating engaging video content with only […]

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Vertical video: it’s stupid, but we need to embrace it.

  So this rant story starts a few years ago. Our friends who were completely new to filming, would whip out their smartphones and shoot without thinking. When they went to upload their videos they’d then be faced with horrible black bars on the side of their now tiny film. Oh how we’d laugh, “amateurs” […]

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Micro video: Creating video for Instagram, Snapchat & Vine

  Micro videos are all around us. They have become so popular that we don’t even think about them as videos anymore. This short-form video content has become a vital part of marketing for brands. If you aren’t creating micro videos yet, you’re missing a trick. Don’t know what on earth a micro video is? […]

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