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Hong Kong Episode 2: The Umpire Strokes my Back

Welcome back, good to see you! For those of you who weren’t here last week, we went to Hong Kong for the University of Gloucestershire to shoot a video promoting their amazing Business School. If you want to read part 1, you can find it here. If you don’t want to, fine. I can’t tell…

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Hong Kong Episode 1: A New Pope

Hello! It”s me, Kishi, your friendly, neighbourhood Camerman (worlds worse superhero)… It was a rainy day in June when Ramy picked me up. With everything crammed into my carry on bag (luggage was reserved for camera kit) we set off on our adventure (with student, Alex) to Hong Kong, the Big Chinese Apple(…?) We had been…

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New Uni of Glos Sports Film

Last year we produced a film for the University of Gloucestershire, to showcase the variety of sports on offer for students. This was the result:   The feedback was great, and we were really happy with the final result. So later in the year, they commissioned us to produce another film similar, looking at some…

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Benefits of video content on a website

Videos are a great way to engage with your customers quickly and efficiently. In our current generation, videos can become viral very quickly and can be easily found through searching online, allowing more people to view the website.  They are becoming more regular on websites with technology and editing advancing constantly. Customers are expecting high…

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Content Marketing 101

Every business is different. This means that every marketing plan and marketing tactics are going to be different, but no biggie! All can be solved by developing a plan, sticking to it and applying the right amount of resources, time and dedication. Knowing what not to do is just as important as knowing what to…

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Taking that initial sip of tea or coffee in the morning is almost like taking your first steps in developing your company’s online presence. All it takes is the right ingredients! For example: – A website – Unique Business Objectives – A key message of the business We are introducing a new campaign that allows…

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Video of the day 05/01/2015

To celebrate coming back to work we thought it may be nice, to see the best “Cameraman Fails” of Youtube! Enjoy !

Moonlight – Sony A7s

  This video was shot entirely by moonlight – see those stars in the sky? They’re something that until relatively recently haven’t been able to be videoed at all – only by taking long exposure ‘astrophotography’ could we expose the tiny amount of light travelling many many light years to the camera’s sensor. Relatively recently…

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Video of the day 02/09/2014

Here at The SMP – We have a wide range of equipment and accessories in house. Our favourite toy by far is our jib. A jib — also called a crane — is a device that enables cinematographers to get smooth moving shots. With a jib you can tilt and pan horizontally and vertically, or…

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Video of the day 11/07/2014

Todays video is a great trailer for a short film called Battlecock. Premiered at the BFI London Film Festival it was 2014’s Official Selection. Enjoy the tease!

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