When Chelsea played Barcelona last month, it’s a safe bet that manager Roberto Di Matteo had studied the opposition and knew their strengths and weaknesses. It pays to know how your rivals work. And so I was really looking forward to the opportunity to see some of the very best work from this industry over the last 12 months at a screening of the winning films of the recent IVCA Awards. Held in Soho,it was also an opportunity to meet the producers. I wanted to check latest trends and styles of video production as well as benchmark my own company against the competition.
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Another grey day may have beckoned over the rest of London but film and tech lovers alike had hope, today we will see a glimpse of the future, a look at ourown future. The very latest advances in film and television technology and the biggest names boasting this year’s achievements. It’s the Broadcast Video Expo show for the world of film and video; a chance to see what’s coming next and we were there.
Many people are surprised to learn that YouTube is the second-largest search engine. It’s bigger than Yahoo and bigger than Bing. Therefore it’s a shock to many search marketing professionals that clients, including large brands, neglect to formulate or act on strategies for YouTube optimisation.
It’s one of life’s tough decisions – how do I choose the video production company that will produce the best video for me?
And the decision is even more tough if technology leaves you cold – how are you supposed to know if HD is better than 3D? Never fear – just follow our top tips and choosing the right company couldn’t be easier!
Get ready for something new! Tallboy is launching a new video series entitled “Tallboy Talks”. Over the coming months Tallboy MD Simon Banks will be interviewing the movers and shakers in the world of Social Media, Marketing, Online Video and Video Production.
ITV has not helped the High Definition cause by missing England’s opening goal in the World Cup match against USA. I have been promoting HD as the future of television and video, and as I was watching the match on the ITV1 HD channel, suddenly a commercial appeared! The mistake was only 20 seconds long (seemed like a lifetime) in which Gerrard scored! I could not believe it! I shouted and swore at the TV and then switched channels to watch the rest of the match in Standard Definition. The timing of this mistake was unbelievable.
Tallboy is always looking to find new ways to deliver video and we think we’ve found an excellent solution in the form of an online magazine!
Until recently, ‘online magazine’ meant one of two things. It was either a straightforward PDF with pages that turned. Or it was a flash creation with videos, music and lots of things to click. Extremely impressive, but extremely expensive!
2010 is the year of the tiger in the Chinese Zodiac – and the tiger is the sign of bravery. With a fragile economy, the number of unemployed nearing 3 million in the UK, this year we will need all our courage to survive, go forward and prosper.
Daniel Craig in those swimming trunks; the Dark Knight in all its gothic splendor – even YouTube are doing it. With High Definition, as the blurb goes, you’re not just at the movies; you’re in the movies.
But what exactly is High Definition (HD)? And should you be using it in your next Corporate video production? After all, if it’s good enough for Daniel Craig…