Video Production

    • How to kickstart your creativity in 2017

      It’s the end of the year and if you’re like me, you’re ready for a break. I find it difficult to be creative when I’m tired, and lately it’s been hard to find the inspiration to get words on paper. I’ve asked my colleagues at Lush what they do when faced with a creativity block and discovered a lot of useful tips.

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    • Why Your Video Needs Music (And Where To Get it)

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    • So that was 2016: A look back at Lush’s work

      So that was 2016. A strange year in many ways. While Britain voted to run from the EU, American’s voted for a reality TV star with no political experience to run their country. Big names from the entertainment world dropped like flies, whilst the Panama Papers scandal reinforced what everyone already knew, that super-rich people – and Jackie Chan – are “very clever” when it com ...

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  • Animate your video (without a Toy Story budget)

    … People often squint slightly when I ask them “have you thought about animating it?” I think it’s because, in their mind, they immediately imagine animating a video is going to involve a Toy Story-sized budget. But that isn’t the case at all. For starters, the word animation covers a broad spectrum of disciplines in creativity — not just a Disney…

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  • 5 tips for writing top scripts

    … but if you’re stuck and we can always help you out. Contact Lush Digital Media for more. Like what you’ve read? Sign up to the Lush newsletter for fortnightly advice to help you market your business better, tips from our video production gurus, and a podcast or two from our favourite podcasting team, Brand Newsroom. In the meantime, you might…

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  • 4 ways to convince budget holders to invest in video

    … for things I wanted to buy. With budgets becoming smaller and expenditure more controlled, it can be harder to convince the budget holders that spending money on video production is a good investment. Here are some tips on helping you get approval for your next project. 1) The rise of video is undeniable By 2019 it’s predicted video…

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  • The power of voice: how to deliver an amazing presentation

    … or get some media training, contact Lush Digital Media. We can help put that smile in your voice and make your presentations more engaging. Like what you’ve read? Sign up to the Lush newsletter for fortnightly advice to help you market your business better, tips from our video production gurus, and a podcast or two from our favourite podcasting…

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  • 5 tips to avoid crumbling on camera [video]

    …. Like what you’ve seen? Sign up to the Lush newsletter for fortnightly advice to help you market your business better, tips from our video production gurus, and a podcast or two from our favourite podcasting team, Brand Newsroom. In the meantime, you might enjoy these: 5 practical tips on body language in video interviews The art of public…

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  • How to get the talent right for your next video

    … Many marketers will know that when it comes to deciding who’s going to speak on camera in an organisation, it’s not always the ones you’d hope for that are put forward. By “hope for” I mean the ones that aren’t necessarily the chief executive or managing director, but the team member who (might be slightly lower down the rankings but) oozes…

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  • 5 ways to master appearing in front of the camera

    … and they’re not an expert in the subject they are talking about. Whether it’s an interview or a piece-to-camera, you will have been selected to appear because you know the information backwards, Most likely you can recite it in your sleep. Undoubtedly the camera adds an extra pressure factor. We always tell people to imagine they are telling someone…

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  • How to avoid 4 common corporate video lighting mistakes

    … of trouble when you’re in a pressured situation and you have to film the interview right now, too). Evolution of professionalism Corporate filmmaking has evolved over the last 10 years from interviews looking like a news package to having a much more cinematic look to them. The release of the DSLR shooting video eight years ago has changed…

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  • How to make your video stand out from the crowd

    … Have you ever watched a film, music video or high-end television drama and noticed all the little things? Actually you probably haven’t — that’s what sets a high-budget video production apart. Now, I’m not talking large sets or high-end composites. It’s the little things that “sell” the scene. Recently I worked on a short film for a very large…

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  • Why You Need Animation in Your Video Marketing Strategy

    … produced, and he can over-deliver on a brief so it leaves clients blown away. More and more, animation is becoming a key tool in turning complex information into easily translated productions. With the support of a good script, you can do things that video alone just can’t. Animation is a broad term and there are lots of examples you can use…

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  • 5 hot tips to make a video production on a tight budget

    …. What’s the secret to producing a high-quality production on a smaller budget? Boundaries. So, here are my five hot tips (these are better than regular tips) on how to make a video production on a budget. 1. Preparation Recently I met with a client who needed a video produced. They had ‘kind of’ an idea of what they wanted but weren’t really sure what…

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  • Here’s the one big reason so many corporate videos fail

    … How often have you watched a corporate video only to find yourself bored by the 30-second mark? You’re not alone. Corporate videos are a big investment — it’s insane how many of them completely fail to engage their intended audience. Surely it’s not that hard to tell an engaging, winning story. So where are the brands and production companies…

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  • 4 ways a production house is better than a one-man band

    … and the guy who pitched for new work. Doing all these things was invigorating at the time, and I also learnt some valuable lessons in both post-production and business. But something else I learned was that if I wanted to grow —both as a business and on a professional level — I couldn’t do it on my own. I needed help. Fast forward eight years and I’m…

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  • Top Tips on Selecting a Video Production Company

    …. But as the video industry grows so do your options in choosing a production company to help bring your ideas to life. It can be a tricky road to navigate, with potential wrong turns costing you money and even worse, your reputation. Here are some vital points to consider when deciding on a company to work with: Have a face-to-face conversation Whether…

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