Making a magazine in the digital age

  Reading a magazine on a train or plane is a common occurrence at Doubleshot. Despite working digitally, we get inspired and search for new ideas away from the screen. Bristol is home to multiple magazine makers. Elbow Grease, designed and crafted by Tom Sydenham came to us by word of mouth. Who is Tom Sydenham? Bristol-based designer, Tom is […]

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Repurposing your video content for social media

We always encourage our clients to squeeze the most out of their budget by thinking of their project as a suite of video content rather than a single video. Our friends over at SEO & Social Media agency Noisy Little Monkey approached us with this idea for an interview vlog with a video production company, […]

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Shyama Golden: behind the illustrations

  Doubleshot × Lagom: this is the second video from our collaboration with lifestyle magazine Lagom. For this film we spent a day with Brooklyn-based illustrator Shyama Golden. (Pronounced like Llama) Preparation We planned to conduct the interview and filming over two days. After our online research, we wrote a series of questions, and divided […]

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Horse Cycles: a look inside the Brooklyn-based lifestyle brand

  Doubleshot × Lagom: two teams with the same desire – to engage new readers and viewers, to work with independent brands and talk about modern lifestyle. We met Elliot and Samantha, editors and founders of Lagom magazine to work on a new collaboration which would mix video, photography and copy as a way to […]

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What to wear on camera, and how to look your best

If your identity is an important part of your brand, you might want to be in your videos. We understand that this can often feel uncomfortable and you’ll want to look your best. Here are some tips for what to wear and the kind of things to avoid so you do look your best and […]

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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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