Creativity · Inspirational · Social Media · Video Marketing · Video Production

Top tips to look great on camera

Appearing on camera can be really tricky for non-actors. It can actually be really uncomfortable!

So we thought we’d share with you our top basic tips to help you feel at ease from the word 🎬ACTION!

🦊🎥 Keep it light: It will help the final video look much better. Like in life, don’t take anything too seriously.

🦊🎥 SMILE! It might feel awkward at first but don’t let it put you off.

🦊🎥 It WILL take multiple takes. And that’s OK! Promise it will be all worth it in the end.

🦊🎥 Would you run with your hands in your pockets? Nah you wouldn’t! It’d be silly, right? Well, same goes for being on camera. Find a comfy, natural position and relaaaax.

🦊🎥 Bring a friend: our crew is mega friendly. All of them. But if you still think it’ll be intimidating feel free to bring someone to tag along. They’ll have the job of being encouraging and supportive.

Check out the video below and let us know what you think. We reckon these guys all look quite at ease!

Top tips to look great on camera

Creativity · Video Production

3 Top tips to film with your phone

As explained by a child… for children! It really is very simple, just watch this 90 seconds video and learn how and why you should:

1. Improve lighting
2. Achieve better sound using just the internal mic
3. Never shoot vertical videos!

Creativity · Storytelling · Video Production

How does an editor think and feel?

In this video by Every Frame a Painting, film editor Tony Zhou talks about the editing process and tries to explain “How does an editor think and feel?” – because every film editor has been asked that same question: How do you keep your sanity when asked to come up with a terrific story out of a thousand rushes?





A yummy video

I’ve made this short video. If anyone fancy Ice Cream!

Sound Design · Storytelling

A life without sound is like a Movie without Mr. Foley.

“A darkly funny but nightmarish scenario, a man wakes up in hospital with a group of sound artists soundtracking his life. Mr Foley is an award winning short film directed by Dublin directing duo Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman aka D.A.D.D.Y. The film has been on the festival circuit for a while but has just premiered online for all to see, YAY!”

Ref. 2012, Mr. Foley [online], Designing Sound, 1, Available from: [Accessed: 4.5.2012].

Video Production

Color Correction Tutorial After Effects

Using Photoshop for color correction is really a lot easier than you may think. In this tutorial, the method is very simple and fast – NO rendering multiple frames, NO importing video files into Photoshop, and easy access to making color changes.

DeVowe, D. 2011, Color Correction Tutorial After Effects [The Right Way!] [online], Vimeo, 1, Available from: [Accessed: 19.4.2012].

Sound Design


“Some science-fiction films provided inspiration,” Halbmeir says. “But there was nothing in the real world which offered quite the right sound.”

So with a keyboard, a computer and an electronic throttle pedal, Halbmeir sought to craft a sound that’s both mechanical and musical, combining low-range frequencies that convey power with mid-range tones that are more sporting and fitting of the R8 etron.

Lavrinc, D. 2011, Autopia [online], WIRED, 1, Available from: [Accessed: 19.4.2012].