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How to create video content for social media

…without going bankrupt. 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 Read more about How to create video content for social media[…]

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Live stream vs pre-recorded video content

In recent years, with the relentless rise of the internet and social video content, there’s a hot debate brewing between two different types of video content: live streaming vs pre-recorded video. But which approach is best for your organisation or brand? We sent Will Wray-Lang, our Junior Video Producer, to shed some light. As we Read more about Live stream vs pre-recorded video content[…]

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Our video content is helping to raise Tiny Happy People

For the past six months or so, we’ve been partnering with production company Three Arrows Media to deliver nearly 50 pieces of video content for the BBC’s Tiny Happy People campaign. It’s been one of Studio 91’s biggest projects to date, and one that will hopefully have a far-reaching legacy. Tiny Happy People wants to Read more about Our video content is helping to raise Tiny Happy People[…]

We do social video with purpose.

The Studio 91 Manifesto

We do gritty, not glossy. We do people, not products. We do storytelling, not selling. We do real, we do raw, we do social video with purpose. This is the third version of our showreel, which we’ve refreshed annually since 2018 to show the most recent video content we’ve produced. But this is the first Read more about The Studio 91 Manifesto[…]

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Inclusive video content for BBC Ten Pieces

If you haven’t heard of BBC Ten Pieces, you’re missing out. Here’s how we worked with them on some fantastic video content to make sure all children are included in the great work they do. Ten Pieces is a fantastic annual campaign from BBC Teach. It’s all about introducing children to orchestral music, and using it Read more about Inclusive video content for BBC Ten Pieces[…]

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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. Read more about Why phones are sometimes better than professional cameras[…]

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These toilet training videos might be a game changer

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[…]