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Recruitment videos: New Zealand style

We like to keep on top of the latest videos that are going viral around the world. Recently, this video for New Zealand Police caught our attention as a brilliant example of what can be done with a recruitment video. Instead of the same old serious…
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Media Training Tips and Tricks

Over the years we have filmed a seemingly endless variety of subjects, from sports stars to nurses to CEOs and startups. We have also spent some time with professional media trainers, filming interviews and preparing the faces of big business for a grilling by the…
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Shooting Time-Lapse for Corporate Video

The time-lapse is a brilliant way to show off progress in a video form. You can compress hours, days or even months into seconds with a time-lapse, potentially showing off building projects, construction or complex time-consuming processes. Here are some tips and tricks for how…
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Shooting slow-motion with the FS5

Digital cinema cameras have come a long way since the days of recording to tape. Our reliable Sony FS5 is capable of shooting 240 frames per second at 2K resolution, something that 10 years ago would be unimaginable in anything but a high-end cinema camera.…
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How Video Content Video Marketing Can Boost Your Business

Here’s an interesting statistic I found while researching the effects of video marketing: When people hear information, they're likely to remember only 10% of that information three days later. However, if a relevant image or video is paired with that same information, people retained 65%…
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