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|14 March 2018|
Drone footage seems to be everywhere right now. It appears on TV shows, in films all over YouTube and even corporate websites, and it’s not hard to see why. Here we answer the top 6 questions asked about drones.
|06 March 2018|
There are many fonts to choose from when creating your video. Don’t be afraid to have a play with size, colour, spacing and orientation (landscape, portrait or square). But, the Take One team do have some rules to consider when choosing the right font for your video.
|01 March 2018|
Storytelling online is powerful as a way to communicate a business proposition and brand values, it can have strong impact even in emerging storylines. Sharing and posting videos online via the fast-growing social media channels such as Facebook and You Tube is making the publication of video and promotion of content possible in minutes, and for free! Take a look at a brief case study concerning a recent video we made for HouseSitMatch.
|21 February 2018|
Video is a relatively new tool in the marketing strategy world. Looking at how it can tie in to what you are already doing is important. Questions such as “What should I actually do with my video once made?” are commonplace. Also, “What should we say in Video?” And, “What type of video should we consider?” Different types of video perform better in different locations, so here’s a short review of things you should consider at the outset.
|14 February 2018|
There’s no denying that there is currently a huge shift in the way we consume information. Our world has never been so closely connected. Business has become more global and, as we read last week, enterprise is using video as a vehicle to operative effectively in this global village we now live in. In addition to this, customers expect a more local experience also.
|12 February 2018|
The use of video in enterprise is developing all over the world. We are a growing world of media consumers. Cloud- based streaming is being used with greater intensity as we watch our favourite videos, tv shows, live performances etc on the multitude of devices in our possession – laptops, tablets, mobile phones.
|05 February 2018|
This week’s blog is part two of our Buyer’s Guide for the latest TV sets. With so many options out there our Creative Director decided to put his thoughts down regarding some of the things you might like to consider, including the importance of resolution, a run down on the latest picture technology and terminology, how Smart TV work and other features including Sounds Bars (unless you’re into silent movies, good sound is really important) and, of course, price.
|29 January 2018|
Buying a new television set has got quite complicated these days; we all want to have good pictures and great sound, but how do we know the set that looks great in your favourite retailers or on line store will actually be right for your situation and give you the best value? As when 3D was all the rage, often the new gizmos and bits of technology aren’t really the most important things to consider. Take a read of our buyer’s guide, part one, of what to consider when looking for a new television to watch your favourite videos on!
|17 January 2018|
Customer opinion holds a great deal of weight: people trust the opinions of their peers, of real people. Seeing a real person speaking about a product humanises the experience and people feel a connection. We know that video customer testimonials generate sales, but if you want to ensure maximum results, your testimonial needs to be done right and there are therefore a number of things to consider.
|17 January 2018|
Customer opinion holds a great deal of weight: people trust the opinions of their peers, of real people. Seeing a real person speaking about a product humanises the experience and people feel a connection.
|12 January 2018|
You’ve heard from lots of people about the importance of adding video to your marketing mix, and now the time has come to do it! What’s the next step? You may ask for recommendations, which is actually always a good start, and check them out on line before contacting them for a discussion or quote. Alternatively, you might just Google ‘Video Production’ plus your local area – no doubt a number of companies will pop up. Here are a few tips on the things you need to think about when briefing a video production company:
|04 January 2018|
The end of the year is a great time to look back on your business’s progress and what you have achieved, but also to look ahead. New Year’s resolutions will focus your attention on what you want to achieve in the year ahead, here are some suggestions:
|21 December 2017|
A new year, new customers! Whether or not you have managed to secure a firm client base which forms the backbone of your work, all forward-thinking organisations will want to grow their business at some time or another and what better time than the new year. So how do you take that next step in trying to secure new clients? Here are some pointers:
|18 December 2017|
We arrived at the location with only one sequence and a small piece of trailer dialogue left to shoot now. We went through the same pattern as the last two days with setting up the equipment and keying the lighting while also doing sound checks.
|13 December 2017|
The next day was another early start (I was over it by this point!) at Take One HQ. We gathered the equipment and rushed to the location just ahead of the school rush hour. We arrived and were greeted by a warm plate of food. Yeah I forgot to mention this part earlier! The staff at Chartridge Lodge kindly provided us with bacon sandwiches (they even had gluten free variants for the likes of myself!) which is a lovely feeling, especially on a cold late November morning!