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by Kate Topping on 12 January 2017

Nearly 500 videos entered the Charity Film Awards and close to 50,000 members of the public voted so it’s great to hear that two of our videos have been shortlisted for an award.  The Charity Film Awards were launched this year to celebrate the sector’s use of video, whether for raising awareness, changing attitudes and behaviours or fundraising.

Pancreatic Cancer UK

Robert’s film,

by Kate Topping on 15 December 2016
"I've never sent a text before and I've never been online"

Yesterday we joined our client and social housing provider Phoenix Community Housing’s Techy Tea Party.  This monthly event connects residents with volunteers to help answer questions about digital technology and teach essential online skills.  Phoenix provided laptops, tea and coffee and mince pies and volunteers brought their know-

by Phil Knox on 12 December 2016
“We’ve had thousands of watches, plenty of shares and an increase in funding coming in through our website”

This is the kind of feedback we like! It’s not just about creating charity videos that the client likes, but about films that impact the audience and make a positive difference for the charity in the way that we want.

In this case, the feedback was on a series of videos that

by Phil Knox on 29 November 2016

We started the journey with Urban Expression almost 2 years ago, when they contacted us to talk about the possibility of putting a film together. Wrapped up against the November cold, we met in a café opposite Euston station to talk through possibilities – and it rapidly became apparent that the best way forward would be to train their core team to film and edit, allowing them not only

by Intern on 25 November 2016

When creating a video we have no idea under what circumstances it is going to be viewed. There are numerous devices and settings someone could be viewing the video and some might suffer from a hearing disability. An article by Digiday UK reported that 85% of videos shown on Facebook and other social media sites are viewed without sound.  So, this begs the question, do you have subtitles on

by Kate Topping on 24 November 2016

Tomorrow, 25th November is the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  Since 2000, each year on this date activities are arranged around the world to raise awareness of violence against women, promote projects which enable women and their children to escape violence and highlight campaigns to educate people about the consequences of violence.

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