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Video content tips

3 ways to post video content on Instagram

There are two crucial things to understand when it comes to posting video on Instagram. If you want, feel free to jump straight to the full version of this blog. Firstly, in the company’s own words, Instagram is no longer a square photo-sharing app. In its insta-infancy, it was all about putting vintage filters on beautiful […]

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Impact

Joining up with businesses who want to Play It Green

Thanks to the wonderful people at Play It Green, we now have a climate-positive workforce. Through tips, discounts and tree planting, the Studio 91 team is being actively incentivised to make better choices for the planet. This is a really important step towards our goal of achieving Net Zero by 2025. That’s because if the […]

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Case study Educational

New kids’ science show for BBC Teach

2022 was an exciting year for us in lots of ways. Not least because we landed our biggest project yet, in the form of a BBC commission. BBC Teach chose us to produce eight brand new science videos for UK primary schools. The result, Show Me the Science, is available now and we hope it […]

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Video content tips

How to add subtitles to social media video content

Updated 03/02/2023 (first published September 2020) 85% of Facebook videos are watched without sound Buffer Like it or lump it, most social media video content is viewed without any sound. In most cases, that means some form of subtitles is absolutely essential if you’re hoping to get any reach or engagement. This handy guide will […]

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Charity Impact

Why we’re running for St Ann’s in the Great Manchester Run

Sponsor us on our JustGiving page, or keep reading to find out more about why we’re running for St Ann’s Hospice! We’ve produced a lot of video content for St Ann’s Hospice over the past few years, and we’ve seen first-hand what an incredible, indispensable charity they are. We’re really proud to have them as […]

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Video content tips

5 video content trends to watch out for in 2023

As always in the world of the internet, changes come thick and fast. One minute we’re told to keep videos short, the next it’s all about long-form content. You’re having fun sharing square photos on Instagram, only to be told it’s “no longer a square photo-sharing app”. Come on, The Internet. Slow down and let […]

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Personal

What I’ve learned being a female video producer

I’ve been working as a videographer for about 4 years now…I also happen to be a woman! Although I would never want my gender to define me and my job, it would be wrong to say it hasn’t had a part to play in some of my experiences over the years, both good and bad. […]

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Personal

3 things I’ve learnt after a decade working in media

I’ve worked in the media industry for over 10 years now, mainly within TV. It can be a very daunting place to know how to navigate when you’re starting out, especially if you don’t know exactly what your end goal is. There are a lot of very specific job roles within the industry that all […]

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Case study Charity

Sharing stories of hope: St Anns Hospice

St Ann’s Hospice has been a client of ours since 2019, so when we heard they were building a new and improved site (right next door to the old one!) we were super excited to be involved. Like a lot of our clients, St Ann’s is a charity that relies heavily on fundraising and donations […]

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Video content tips

How not to upload a video: 5 things everyone gets wrong

I originally wrote this as a guest blog for the lovely people at Marketing Stockport, but I’m posting it here as well as I think it’s required reading for anyone working in marketing or communications who might need to upload video content from time to time. The golden rule is to take your time. Don’t […]