Channel 4 has been paying tribute to its senior foreign affairs producer Sarah Corp, who has died at the age of 41. What’s interesting is in the video tribute, the only images of Sarah are stills, showing her very firmly working behind the scenes. (more…)
Another road trip beckons. This time it’s up north to a Scottish island. We’ve got the shoot set up, the plane tickets booked and the permits sorted. Now it’s time to pack the gear.
The fear of spiders is the most common human phobia. Also in the top ten must be a dislike of being filmed. Making a corporate video usually requires one or more of the participants to be interviewed. It’s not an everyday experience for most, sitting in the glare of two cameras. But it is part of making a video and the skill of the crew and the producer will make it as easy and as painless as possible.
The one bright spot shining in Silicon Valley at the moment is Facebook. The social media giant ambushed Wall Street last week by announcing a tripling of first quarter profits to $1.51 billion compared to the same time last year. The drive behind that increase was Facebook’s focus on live video, which attracted new advertisers. (more…)