Social media is a mess
Every day we're bombarded with shallow video content that maybe entertains us for a few seconds, but then we forget about it.
Studio 91 is a video agency driven by purpose and impact, instead of chasing likes and views. We look for clients with inspiring, shareable stories, and simply help tell them.
Any good social strategy requires regular high-quality video content. We can provide that faster and cheaper than traditional studios, because each client is looked after by one dedicated multi-skilled creator, who is fully equipped to deliver your video content from start to finish.
Our names are Ben and Ellie Horrigan. Ben set up the company after six years at the BBC, delivering digital content for flagship brands like Blue Peter and BBC News. Ellie is our part-time admin queen, alongside her day job and motherhood. We're based in Manchester and we work all over the UK for clients of all shapes and sizes.
St Ann’s Hospice, one of Manchester’s biggest and best-loved charities, approached me recently with a problem. They had lots of footage shot on phones of their supporters at various fundraising events, but they were worried that the quality wasn’t good enough. There were wobbly shots, lots of background noise and varying degrees of picture quality. Read more about Why phones are sometimes better than professional cameras[…]
BBC Bitesize has just launched a big ongoing project that I’ve been plugging away at since April. I’ve been working alongside Three Arrows Media, who were commissioned by BBC Learning to deliver 24 short videos to help parents prepare for their children starting primary school. This content, housed on a dedicated BBC website as well as on CBeebies Read more about These toilet training videos might be a game changer[…]
One of the driving forces behind Studio 91 Media is our desire to make the world better. To make a positive impact both on digital platforms and on our physical environment. As part of that, we’ve been taking proactive steps to become as sustainable as possible. That includes working with The Carbon Literacy Project to Read more about Why we’re a Carbon Literate Organisation[…]
I’ve had the pleasure of working with the BBC Philharmonic for a while, producing video content for their website and social media. This particular edit was for a more offline purpose, though: the launch of their 2019-20 season. They wanted to impress the opinion formers in attendance, not just with the orchestra’s playing but with Read more about Launching the BBC Philharmonic’s 2019-20 season[…]
This trio of music videos was a pleasure to put together! I can’t wait to see how people react to them. They showcase the incredible work that a friend of mine has been doing, right at the start of his career as a solo artist, having worked as a music producer on several other people’s Read more about Live music videos: Fourth Man on BBC Introducing[…]
This promo video for Prezzo’s social media channels was a joy to make, and a relief to get finished after a hectic two-hour shoot. It stars Lydia Bright and her family, made famous by The Only Way Is Essex, who swapped family stories while tucking into a tasty dinner. The idea was to promote the Read more about The Only Way Is Prezzo[…]
It was such a privilege to provide an event highlights video for this fantastic charity gala ball, supporting the amazing work Broughton House does with veterans. Broughton House is a care home in Salford that looks after military veterans; its mission statement is to care for those who served us. I’ve worked with them before, Read more about Raising funds and waving napkins[…]
RB is a multinational producer of hygiene, cleaning and pharmaceutical products. They develop and manufacture household names like Dettol, Durex, Nurofen and Clearasil. So I was honoured when they asked me to work with them! This internal video explains a complex new compliance process in a way that their global staff base can easily understand. Read more about Internal video for a pharmaceutical company[…]
I’ve been playing around with the new Google Earth Studio, resulting in this pretty cool sequence. (If I do say so myself.) Google Earth Studio is an amazing tool that lets you create stunning animations using Google Earth’s incredible 3D aerial imagery. Featuring Manchester Town Hall, Beetham Tower, Media City, Old Trafford, Etihad Stadium, Oxford Read more about Manchester from the air[…]
Moorside Primary School in Salford asked us to produce a short video that showcased the school in a creative way. We came up with the idea of two Year Six pupils giving a tour of the site and interviewing other students. The film was shot over two mornings to make sure we captured the breadth Read more about Video tour of Moorside Primary School[…]