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Manchester from the air

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 […]

Video production Manchester

Contact us Video production for social media, made in Manchester Everyone wants to “do” video. But nobody is quite sure how or why. That’s why every day we’re bombarded with shallow video content that maybe entertains us for a few seconds, but then we forget all about it. Studio 91 is a social video production […]

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Arts Charity Impact Video

How we crammed a three-day festival into six minutes

It was a privilege to be a part of the Ripples of Hope Festival 2021, a mind-blowing event that explored human rights from every angle over five busy days. This annual gathering takes place at Home in Manchester but is hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. The stellar line-up of speakers included Hillary Clinton […]

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Moving to Stockport: the best of both worlds

Together with my almost-two-year-old and Ellie, my wife and co-director, I moved to Cheadle Hulme at the end of 2020. This leafy suburb in the Greater Manchester’s Stockport borough is a big change from Moss Side. Still, that area was our home for just over 10 years and will always have a place in our […]

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Case study Charity Video

Video memorial service for St Ann’s Hospice

We’re really proud of our work with St Ann’s Hospice, one of our longest-standing Stockport video production clients. It was an honour to produce their annual Light up a Life service. Every December they help people remember and celebrate their loved ones in a really beautiful way. Normally there would be multiple live events in […]

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Video Video content tips

How to create video content for social media

You already know that social media is one of the most effective forms of marketing available. You already know that when your potential customers are scrolling through their news feeds, the thing that’s going to grab their attention – and satisfy those pesky algorithms – is video content. But on a limited marketing budget, how can you create decent social media video?

The Studio 91 Manifesto

We want to create video content that is good for people, good for platforms and good for the planet. Video has the power to change the world, for better or for worse. It can tear down, or it can build up. It can speak truth to power, or it can spread fake news. Studio 91 […]

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Case study Charity Video

Remote editing: the new normal

Throughout my career, I’ve always done a combination of filming my own content and editing what other people have filmed. Right now, the latter is pretty much all I’m doing. The big challenge for me hasn’t been the editing itself, it’s been the lack of creative and technical control that comes with it. When I […]

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Case study Charity Video Video content tips

Why phones are sometimes better than professional cameras

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. […]

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Why we’re a Carbon Literate Organisation

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 […]