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Writer’s block

What to do when you get stuck and don’t know what to write? Writer’s...

Priceless Advice

Life is too short to work with difficult people… That was the advice I...

Never work with Children

They say “never work with children”! But I disagree, I loved working in BBC...

Scofield and Minelli

Even talented, professional TV presenters get star struck. When I got into the BBC,...

Let it go

No matter how hard it was to get that shot, sometimes you need to...

Joanna and Hugh

Directing Joanna Lumley and Hugh Laurie on the same day was “interesting” I am...

Tricks of television

Not everything is as it seems in the world of television. If you ever...

Lily Savage

Lily Savage was great even if she hadn’t learnt her lines In the mid...

One video and Channel 4 calls

Dog Portrait artist Claire Thorogood invited onto Channel 4’s Crufts I recently finished editing...

Is the New Year feeling old already?

Only 14% of people keep their New Years resolutions for a year. 45% give...

I’m sorry, what did you say?

Business jargon, what’s the point? I only ever watch one episode of each series...

What’s your unique selling proposition?

Creating a USP is possibly the most important thing you can do for your...

What Teletubbies has taught me about directing business videos

In the mid 90s I left the BBC and became a freelance director. Over...

Are you your brand?

Are you, or your business, your brand? I’m not entirely sure what it is,...

how to get a job in television

It’s Friday, it’s five to five and it’s Crackerjack! When I was 11 my...

How many excuses can you make

When is an excuse valid and when is it a cop out? This is...
imporv improve your business

Improv can improve your business

Improv can improve your business Not only that, it can make your life so...
tips for free

Where’s the value in working for FREE?

Is working for FREE bad for business? I do not know the answer to...

Why laughter is the best educator

They say “Laughter is the best medicine”… I agree with whoever the they are...

I don’t want to be on video

“I don’t want to be on video!” … is the biggest excuse I hear...

2017 – The Year for Video

2107 is the Year for Video And I have a promise for you: If...

Why having a promo video may not work for you

Especially if that’s the only video you have on your website Don’t get me...

Video Production Company in Watford

That doesn’t like shooting video! How is that possible? Anim8 Production Company is run...

It’s a wrap

The 30 day blogging challenge With added video, just to make it a real...

What I do is not important

It’s what you will do after working with me That will make the difference...

Thank you Grandma for my Jumper

Easy-Pro Video Having the tools and knowing how to use them is not enough....

Top 5 business videos

You can make yourself With your smartphone or tablet Mobile video consumption rises 100%...

How to make a video with your smartphone or tablet

Without video you will disappear A few years ago if you didn’t have a...

Your post is not sound

Can I put you in the picture? I’ve been getting involved in a FaceBook...

Presenter’s block and how to handle it

Do you freeze in front of camera? Or don’t know what to say when...

Where do I stick my video?

Video blogging and the best way to do it I saw this question in...

Why video is better than text

You could read this blog but… 80% of you are not going to absorb...

Start preparing for the next big event

To increase your Video views If you’re thinking now’s the best time to create...

How to teach difficult subjects to 8 year olds

Just So Darwin BAFTA nominated series In 2009, to celebrate the death of Sir...

Engage, Inspire, Educate and have Fun

It’s not just enough to Inform With many years experience in video and television...

Where’s your neck?

Thank you for your question I didn’t get to where I am today without...

What’s the number one video you should have on your website?

And it’s not a promo film Let’s start with a list of some of...

How do you make an engaging video?

Is it not enough to just have video? That statistics are very persuasive: 70%...

Can you blog if you’re bad at English?

You can’t spell and your grammar is terrible I know the feeling… And this...

Don’t sweat the technical

What’s the best camera to film with? I often get calls from people who...

What is the easiest way to create content for a blog

Without using your brain Today is Sunday, last night was Super Saturday of the...

How to get 1.7 million people to see your story

Without trying too hard You know I keep going on about how easy it...

Why networking is a waste of time

If you want to grow you business quickly Many of the small business owners...

Videos of the week

Don’t miss out on any of my awesome videos I can’t believe it, today...

How to make your video less boring

If you want to make your videos less boring you need to stop telling...

How to turn your phone into a professional video kit

For less than the cost of your phone The video camera on your phone...

Why bother having a YouTube channel

After all, isn’t it a lot of work to make a video? Well no…...

Easy Pro Video Masterclass

Learn how to create high-quality business videos using your own smartphone or tablet “The...

What is a videographer?

And why I get upset when I’m called one What is a videographer? A...

Coming up with new ideas for your videos

And is it ok to “steal” other people’s ideas I was scrolling through FaceBook...

How to write a video script

To promote the work that you do You run a business, you’ve been told...

How much does a business promotional video cost

Well that depends It is hard to breakdown all the costs involved in making...

How do I get more high paying VIP clients

Because you’re worth it You’re an expert in your field, you really know your...

Do you need to be perfect in front of camera

What’s better? Being perfect in front of camera or being passionate in front of...

How do I get more clients?

‘Cause I’m really good at what I do’ Being great at what you do...

Why I don’t need clients

Nor do I need a Lovely partner Having spent 12 days in Thailand, sometimes...

How video is saving me one day a week

And why networking is a waste of time In 2010 I was a successful...

If it’s good enough for Bentley

It’s got to be good enough for us ! If you’ve known me a...

How to get your YouTube video watched all the way to the end

How do you get people to watch your YouTube video all the way to...

Beat your competitors

It’s a tough market out there, so how do you stay one step ahead...

Don’t kill your business

The 5 BIGGEST mistakes people make when filming their own business video I was...

Video Blog like a Pro

Is vlogging better than blogging? What are video blogging’s benefits? Why bother with video...

Promote yourself through Video

What makes a great profile video? If you want people to get to know...

Get your aim right

Setting focus when you’re trying to film yourself? If you are going to shoot...

Shoot your customers

Imagine you’re a plumber and you’ve just finished fixing the heating system in a...