Benefits of adding a video to your website

Online Shopping Shopping has become a complete revolution in today’s age. Shopping today has become so easy that you can just sit at your home and order the necessary products. Yes! It is indeed true that you can order any product you would like with the help of internet. Online market has gained a lot of popularity as people find it very convenient to order products right from their home. There is no much of hassle if you want to…

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Online video will help you sell your property

Marketing a home with online video makes so much sense. You get to bring a prospective buyer into the home and walk them through it from your perspective, highlighting your favorite aspects of the property, and you even have the ability to edit the script afterwards. Further, rather than taking just one appointment at a time, hundreds of people can look at the house simultaneously online, and gain much broader exposure than traditional real estate media, like print ads, could…

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What makes for the perfect background music?

When you think of soundtracks that have really helped make the film the experience it was for you as the viewer, you may think of films such as ‘Star Wars’, ‘Shaft’ ‘American Beauty’ and ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ to name just a few http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2007/mar/18/features.musicmonthly14. These film soundtracks worked so well, as they were all such a powerful tools within the film in creating its overall texture. The relationship to what was happening on screen and the sound was so pure and…

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Using camera phones to record video

We’re often asked by clients if they can send us footage they captured on their camera phone and use it in the video we are producing for them. The answer (unfortunately) is yes and no. If you have recorded video from your phone, you’ll know that no matter how advanced or new your phone is, the video recording quality can’t compare to that from a industry level camera designed to be used for professional purposes. No amount of post-production is…

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Tips on using the video camera on your mobile phone

Vimeo Video School produced a great piece on making the most of your camera phone to produce good quality videos. Here’s a summary of that post as well as some more tips: Keep it short – this one applies to videos in general. No one wants to sit through videos endlessly and the longer the video, the higher the chance of the viewer not watching it in its entirety. For most videos produced for commercial use, between 1-2 minutes of…

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Franchise Reboots- Breathing new life into films that have lost their way, or just a cash cow ?

This summer we have and will continue the witness the usual summer of blockbusters. Although the release of successful film sequels in the peak blockbuster season of summertime, is nothing new and unusual. This year we are witnessing a larger amount of not only sequels and prequels, but most significantly our new commercial cinema friend the ‘Franchise Reboot.’ The most notable cinema reboot of recent years was the franchise of ‘Batman’. In Time Out magazines article entitled ‘The Art Of…

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What Is David Cameron’s Vision for British Cinema? (Part One)

At the beginning of 2012 David Cameron made comments concerning the British film industry: “Our role should be to support the sector in becoming even more dynamic and entrepreneurial, helping UK producers to make commercially successful pictures that rival the quality and impact of the best international productions,” -David Cameron quoted in the Daily Telegraph. The critical and commercial success of ‘The Kings Speech’ at the Bafta’s and Oscars seemed to be the catalyst for these statements by the British…

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Roman Polanski’s ‘Carnage’- should it have stayed in the theatre?

This week ‘Carnage’ is released on DVD and Blue Ray in the UK. With an all star cast that includes Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly and directed by one of the greatest and most infamous directors in film history Roman Polanski. The film is based on the play ‘God of Carnage’ (originally ‘Le Dieu du Carnage’) by Yasmina Reza. A critically successful play that has had productions in Paris, London’s West End and on Broadway….

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