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Tag: video production
Real People in video makes a Difference
Real people make a difference. Obviously, that can be said of life, relationships, politics and business – but sometimes, as filmmakers, we forget that not every promotional video needs a professional actor or a TV presenter. That’s especially true if you’re promoting a campaign or scheme that relies on real […]
Branded Content. Using video for Social Media
Branded content and using video for your social media campaigns is the perfect way to raise awareness of your brand, product or service – without having to resort to ‘the hard sell’. Here’s an example of one of a series of films we recently produced in collaboration with Sparkle Productions […]
MGL Media – Our First 10 Years
In some ways 2004 seems like yesterday but in others it feels like much more than a decade ago. MGL Media started in Leicester when video production was entering its digital age. DVD’s were finally replacing the 30 year old VHS format and cameras were halving in size but increasing […]
Beauty, Fashion and Photography – Northamptonshire Video Production
In the Company of Beauty Angels What a Beauty! We’ve already had a busy Autumn producing some fun promotional videos, this time for the beauty industry. Working with Donna Grant and the team of Professional Hair and Make-Up artists from Northamptonshire’s Beauty Angels, we have launched Beauty Angels TV. With […]
Inspiring Films – This is the life of . . .
. . . a photographer, an artist, a writer or perhaps even a building or a place. Our new “The Life Of” series of short documentaries are films that look at the lives of people and places, shedding light on how they inspire others and what gives their lives meaning […]
Police and Thieves in the street . . . Neville Staple Music Video
With the amazing success of London 2012 and all of the fantastic olympic stories coming from our capital, it’s easy to forget that it’s only been a year since the terrible riots that rocked London and many other UK cities. Ska legend, Neville Staple of The Specials experienced some of […]
DIY Video Production Part 1 : The Interview
Video Production on a budget So you need to produce a video but money is tight. You’ve checked out the local corporate video companies, looked at the cost and decided to make it yourself. After all, most people have access to a video camera, a stills camera that shoots video […]
Hand Crafted . . . a love letter to Loake Shoes.
We were recently privileged enough to work with one of the icons of the British shoe industry, Loake Shoes. Worn by everyone from Bill Nighy and Martin Freeman to Kevin Spacey and Madness, Loakes are famous for being hand crafted using many of the same traditional techniques as when their […]
What Really Happens ‘in the edit’? (Part 2)
This is part 2 of our overview of the Post-Production process. If you haven’t done so already, read part 1 here. Ok, so you have now decided on the overall shape and content of your film. Now let’s look at how we can breathe life in to the narrative and […]