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Girl Guides: more than just cookies

We LOVE it! Literally had goosebumps watching it, it’s awesome. WAGGGS, AKA the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, has been a client of ours since the height of lockdown in early 2021. The difference this time around is that we actually got to do some filming ourselves. Our previous video projects for […]

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Arts Charity Impact

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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Case study Charity

Animated anonymity

We recently delivered this vision video for Interserve, a Christian charity that serves communities in Asia and the Arab World. Alongside a major rebrand, the organisation approached us to produce an explainer video that demonstrates what they’re about. They wanted to focus on the people they work with, which is where ‘Sarah’ came in. The […]

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Case study Charity Impact Video

Thanking Bury’s heroes

Bury Council have been really interesting to work with, because we’ve been producing video content for them throughout the pandemic. Think back to April 2020. The early days of the first national lockdown. That’s when my path first crossed with Nicola Appleby from Bury Council’s comms team. She mentioned that she had come across my […]

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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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Charity Video Video content tips

How to devise a video content strategy for charities

We often find that charities and non-profit organisations struggle to justify spending time and money on content marketing, video included. After all, you and your supporters rightly want to maximise the amount of resource that’s going to where it’s needed most. They don’t want to see donated money wasted on half-hearted Facebook charity videos. However, […]

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Charity Video Video content tips

10 brilliant examples of video content in the third sector

Like all good creatives, we’re always learning. For us that includes always being on the lookout for exceptional video production. It inspires us, challenges us, and helps us decide what ideas might work (or not) for our clients. Charities and arts organisations make up the bulk of the video content we produce, so we asked […]

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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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Case study Charity Video

Raising funds and waving napkins

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, […]