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The Art of Subtle Visual Effects

The Art of Subtle Visual Effects

The Art of Subtle Visual Effects When people think of visual effects, they think of Jurassic Park, Star Wars or any Marvel film, but CGI can serve to do more than just annihilate buildings or have T-Rex’s eat Jeff Goldblum's mates; it can be used in a more subtle way....

Why you shouldn’t plaster your logo all over your video!

Why you shouldn’t plaster your logo all over your video!

Why You Shouldn't Plaster Your Logo All Over Your VideoLogos, they're great aren't they! But I believe they're also very easy to overuse. One of the requests we get alot from our clients is..."We love the video! But can we add the logo at the start for a few...

Spotlight Content, November 2018

Spotlight Content, November 2018

Spotlight Content, November 2018 Over the years we've been lucky to work on a number of creative projects. We think it's only fair that we show off some of the amazing creative work currently going on within the industry. So I would like to the first of a series of...

Guest Blog: How we use video to boost sales

Guest Blog: How we use video to boost sales

The Sales Manager Guest Blog: How We use Video to Boost SalesIf you work in sales or marketing, you’re sure to have heard that video content is king, and this doesn’t come without the statistics to back it up:(source: Wordstream)  So, if video is so powerful, why...

History of Drones

History of Drones

The History of Drones Drones are currently one of the most useful and cinematic tools available to filmmakers around the globe. With brands such as DJI and GoPro mass producing such products, amateur and professionals alike can capture truly stunning aerial footage....

The most surprising video statistics… Part 2

The most surprising video statistics… Part 2

The Most Surprising Video Statistics (Part 2) Everyone loves a good statistic, especially those which are interesting enough that you remember. Here's a list we've compiled over the years which indicate the importance that video has in business. Visual stimuli is...

Thoughts From My Holiday

Thoughts From My Holiday

Thoughts From My Holiday In August, I was lucky enough to take a month’s holiday. The destination was South Africa, where my father has always wanted to take us, and with family having recently emigrated, it was the perfect opportunity. As I’ve always said,...

Why Sound is Half the Picture

Why Sound is Half the Picture

Why Sound is Half the PictureSound is the most fundamental form of communication, not only in video, but in life. The ability to communicate through sounds is an ability that us humans share with our animal counterparts. As a human, we are built with two eyes and two...

Why Should I Get a Facebook Header Video?

Why Should I Get a Facebook Header Video?

Why Should I Get a Facebook Header Video? Back in April 2017, Facebook introduced a new feature, cover videos. Essentially, when people log on to your page, instead of the traditional photo they see a video in its place. These videos playback automatically and in a...

Easy apps to edit great video on your iPhone

Easy apps to edit great video on your iPhone

Easy apps to edit great video on your iPhone We all end up with videos on our phone at one point or another; they could be from the holiday we took last month or that time we sat down with the aim of making that stunning introductory video. The next stage after...

Why Should You Vlog?

Why Should You Vlog?

Why Should You Vlog? Here at EpicTech we recently started our own vlog. The first question at the office was, who is going to do them? As with most companies, none of the team was particularly keen. We all make videos for a living, but this and being in one, as it...

Know Your Audience!

Know Your Audience!

Know Your Audience! How to create a video that engages the right people. For any of you reading this who have ever made a video with me, you’ll know there’s one phrase that I never stop banging on about.   “The most important thing is, Audience”   And whilst...

The Most Surprising Video Statistics…

The Most Surprising Video Statistics…

The Most Surprising Video Statistics... Everyone loves a good statistic, especially those which are interesting enough that you remember them. Here's a list we've compiled of our favourite ones, that really show just how powerful video can be for a business. 90 second...

How to Write a Good Video Description

How to Write a Good Video Description

How to Write a Good Video Description   Videos are a great medium for communicating complex ideas, connecting with your audience in creative and engaging ways; and building your brand. But, and you didn’t hear this from me, they do have one fundamental flaw. You...

Simple Tips for Great Interview Videos

Simple Tips for Great Interview Videos

Simple Tips for Great Interview Videos Being interviewed on camera can often feel uneasy. Many of us become a casualty of camera shyness and others become exaggerated versions of themselves. The trick that a lot of people are missing is finding the in-between; being...

Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard

Playing around with virtual reality has increased massively in popularity over the last few years. Since Google first introduced Cardboard in 2014, the amount of VR games and other experiences available has sky-rocketed. Google Cardboard Google have been instrumental...

5 Tips for Being Confident on Camera

5 Tips for Being Confident on Camera

Stepping in front of a camera can be a little more daunting than you think. Sociable individuals who are never short of something to say suddenly find themselves tongue tied and feeling awkward. There’s something about having a camera trained on you that changes your...

Google Street View Trusted

Google Street View Trusted

Digital Imaging Technology has advanced so much over the past 10 years with the introduction of Google Street View, that we’re now at a point where photographs can become fully immersive to give a complete 360° experience. Street View has allowed us to explore the...

HD versus 4K

HD versus 4K

We all know how fast technology is evolving, it doesn’t seem five minutes ago that there was a big fuss about how HD was going to make everyone look old by showing every wrinkle! Now, with the introduction of 4K cameras, there is a bit of a battle taking place to...

Does My Website Really Need Video?

Does My Website Really Need Video?

All businesses these days are aware of the need for an online presence. From large corporations, right through to the one-person operations, to be successful, you need to be found, and online is where we all look! So, you go to the effort and not inconsiderable...

Summer Showreel

Summer Showreel

Our latest addition to our YouTube channel, the July 2016 showreel. This video features some of our best work from the past year, and more. Much more still to come...  

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The Art of Subtle Visual Effects

The Art of Subtle Visual Effects

The Art of Subtle Visual Effects When people think of visual effects, they think of Jurassic Park, Star Wars or any Marvel film, but CGI can serve to do more than just annihilate buildings or have T-Rex’s eat Jeff Goldblum's mates; it can be used in a more subtle way....

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