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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 […]

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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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Video Video content tips

Why is video content important?

Everyone talks about how video content is everything, but what exactly is so special about it, and why is it such an indispensable part of any content marketing strategy? We asked Will Wray-Lang, our Junior Video Producer, to look into it… Here’s a quick game for you. When you next go online on your mobile […]

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Educational Video

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 […]

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Impact Video

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 […]

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Educational Video

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 […]

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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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Educational Video

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 […]

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Impact

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 […]

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Arts Video

Launching the BBC Philharmonic’s 2019-20 season

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 […]