Other blog posts with the Branded Content tag

FIVE WAYS TO CARRY-ON SHOOTING POST COVID-19

FIVE WAYS TO CARRY-ON SHOOTING POST COVID-19

In the last few weeks I’ve heard from various clients and contributors that say they’d like to start shooting again, but they’re not sure how to go about it safely. I wanted to chat through one such instance where we successful produced a film whilst maintaining safety precautions, in what I’m terming, the new normal. Three week ago I was [...] Read more

Swimming in plastic

Swimming in plastic

It's no secret that our ocean environments are under threat from single use plastics. It's been hard to miss it... However, up until now, no one's really shown what it's like to swim in that kind of debris. Teaming up with The Big Bang Fair, Cow PR and some very talented synchronised swimmers, we set out to demonstrate to what that would look [...] Read more

How to subtitle online video content

How to subtitle online video content

It's now pretty standard to subtitle video content, particularly if that video is intended for social use, whether that be Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn. The main benefit (as well as helping those who may have a hearing impediment) is to ensure that viewers who may be watching your film on autoplay in their social feeds, can engage with [...] Read more

7 social media video trends to expect in 2017

1. Length is becoming irrelevant but there’s a much higher emphasis on creating engaging content that audiences want to watch. 2. 2 minute pseudo news pieces are dead. Either give the audience an engaging film to watch or cut the crap and tell the story in 30 seconds. 3. Brands will be delivering multiple short clips across social to add longevity [...] Read more

Do away with your script - how to capture a decent interview

Do away with your script - how to capture a decent interview

Check out the latest 2020 version of this article here! How often do you watch an online video and feel disconnected and un-interested by the video you’re watching? Actually, hardly ever. As regularly mentioned to anyone in online communications, engagement time is becoming shorter and shorter. If content isn’t engaging, there’s a high chance [...] Read more

Top tips for better titles on your videos

Top tips for better titles on your videos

It’s a little known fact that well designed titles/straps/lower-thirds/astons/whatever you want to call them, can increase the perceived production value of your video exponentially. Even if you’re not a whizz at After Effects, these tips should help. Before you start, ensure you have your brand’s correct, up-to-date brand guidelines to start [...] Read more

Debunking Branded Content Video Terminology

There are certain phrases that clients and co-workers ask me again and again for the meaning of. I thought I’d just pull up the most common ones I come across and list them here. Have I missed any? Are there any terms you have to keep explaining? Feel free to leave them in the comments section. A-Roll 1. Rushes containing the primary content, [...] Read more

What my Branded Content blog posts will cover

Here are some blog posts about Branded Content. The term branded content refers to anything do to with corporate, advertising and PR based video content production. With over a decades worth of experience working in this field, I'm by no means an oracle on these matters, but I can find my way around the subject.

I'll try to share my experience on the subject here and share some ways to help streamline branded content video production. Some ways of doing things in the branded content field can be very effective at increasing publicity and potentially becoming a viral sensation. Other methods help increase awareness and make content more legible and more effective to the audience.