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  • blog date 21 June 2018

    My first shoot

    My first shoot

    On Wednesday the 6th of June I went on my first shoot with the Take One team. Read my blog to find out how it went.


  • blog date 14 June 2018

    The Rule of Thirds Explained

    The Rule of Thirds Explained

    Have you ever looked a piece of video online and thought, ‘Mmm that doesn’t look quite right?” the content may be great and just what you’re looking for, however there is something that doesn’t sit right. In our blog, we provide practical filming tips for creating good video content.


  • blog date 07 June 2018

    The importance of First Aid in TV & Film

    The importance of First Aid in TV & Film

    Our apprentice Courtney and Steve got their first aid certification. TV & Film can be a dangerous industry to work in. Read my Blog to find out more.


  • blog date 31 May 2018

    Being an apprentice at Take One

    Being an apprentice at Take One

    My name is Courtney, I’m 19 and I am an apprentice at Take One. I am doing a Digital Marketing course and I’m looking forward to future tasks. I’ve had a few opportunities already to test my skills and I already feel like I’m learning a lot.


  • blog date 24 May 2018

    Closed Captions and Subtitles

    Closed Captions and Subtitles

    YouTube has a facility that automatically generates subtitles, which can be great but it is not 100% accurate and is certainly worth correcting to help you viewer understand your video, especially if they are watching with no sound.


  • blog date 17 May 2018

    Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

    Celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

    My name is Courtney, I’m 19 and I am an apprentice at Take One. I attended a workshop on “how to manage stress in the workplace”, held by Youth Concern in Aylesbury. Read my blog to find out more about our top tips.


  • blog date 11 May 2018

    A Song of Rainbows and Tattoos

    A Song of Rainbows and Tattoos

    The EBU (European Broadcasting Union) has taken the unprecedented decision to bar Mango TV one of China’s most popular TV channels from continuing to air the Eurovision song contest stating that Mango TV has infringed its contract to as censorship was not in line with its values of diversity and inclusion, tolerance and respect. LGBT groups in China posted screen shots on social media and complained to the Chinese broadcaster.


  • blog date 09 May 2018

    A Song for Europe

    A Song for Europe

    It’s spring, it’s May, and it’s time to reach for the Union Flags and for ‘campness’ to grip all the nations of Europe once again. Yes, it’s time for the annual flag waving festival that is The Eurovision Song Contest.


  • blog date 03 May 2018

    Video Case Studies

    Video Case Studies

    Case studies are a great way to show what a business does, how it’s done and how the people add value to their clients. People buy into people ultimately and case studies can add a personal touch. Whilst written case studies continue to be of value many clients are also looking at video cases to bring their stories to life; here are a few reasons to consider this as part of your marketing strategy.


  • blog date 25 April 2018

    Wow, that’s a whopper!

    Wow, that’s a whopper!

    By the end of 2018 the next revolution will be on the high street waiting to invade your lounge and entertain you.


  • blog date 18 April 2018

    Intel Olympic Drone Show

    Intel Olympic Drone Show

    Take One TV recruited Cory, a very bright 14 year pupil from The Grange School in Aylesbury for a week of work experience. It was lovely to have him here with us, writing blogs and presenting his own script onto auto-cue. We wish Cory the very best for his very promising career ahead and hope he had a wonderful Easter break with his family.


  • blog date 11 April 2018

    TV Blunders

    TV Blunders

    Earlier this morning, BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell made a fantastic and very wet TV blunder. As professional video makers, we know that not everything can or will go ‘swimmingly.’


  • blog date 04 April 2018

    CPD via Video for Schools

    CPD via Video for Schools

    At Take One TV, we have had the privilege of producing videos with an organisation that works closely with schools on a range of topics including Continued Professional Development.


  • blog date 28 March 2018

    A Day in the Life of Take One

    A Day in the Life of Take One

    Our Production and Marketing Assistant, took the opportunity to really ‘muck in’ with the team, showing her handy work with Take One TV to help create a promotional video. Here she talks about how she learned first hand the ways in which Take One TV go the extra mile for our clients.


  • blog date 22 March 2018

    Remembering Stephen Hawking

    The perception within the world of science is now considered so much more openly and differently. A lot of that is thanks to this bright star, Stephen Hawking.


  • blog date 14 March 2018

    Six Top Questions to Ask about using Drones

    Six Top Questions to Ask about using Drones

    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.


  • blog date 06 March 2018

    Choosing the best font for your video

    Choosing the best font for your video

    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.


  • blog date 01 March 2018

    Video Case Study: HouseSitMatch

    Video Case Study: HouseSitMatch

    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.


  • blog date 21 February 2018

    Video Marketing Strategies - Using Video to Improve Results

    Video Marketing Strategies - Using Video to Improve Results

    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.


  • blog date 14 February 2018

    Localisation of Video

    Localisation of Video

    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.


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