Blog

We want you to get the most from your video projects so we’ve set up this blog to share some of our filmmaking knowledge and experience with you, and hopefully clarify some of the questions you may have around video & animation production.

We also regularly post lots of filmmaking articles that we think are both interesting and informative, so we hope you do too.

So, check back regularly to find out the latest news, info and updates from us, and feel free to get in touch or comment on any of the articles.

World Mental Health Awareness Day

World Mental Health Awareness Day

With it being World Mental Health Awareness Day we explore the incredible impact watching our favourite shows has on our own overall well-being.

A Guide to Social Media Marketing

A Guide to Social Media Marketing

This blog covers some of the do’s and dont’s of filming for social media marketing and why its important to tailor your filming for each platform.

FBS Trading

FBS Trading

Check out how we turned this project around in just six weeks, from scribbles in a sketchbook, all the way through to final delivery.

Merry Christmas everyone!

Merry Christmas everyone!

In true festive spirit, we share some behind the scenes photos and stories from our recent Christmas shoot with Leicester City Football Club.

4-Week Video Production Company Commission

4-Week Video Production Company Commission

As a video production company that does a lot of work for higher education marketing campaigns, we understand that video commissions and project briefs from universities tend to follow a fairly cyclical pattern.

Perfecting your Video SEO strategy

Perfecting your Video SEO strategy

Why Video SEO is increasingly vital, plus a selection of hints and tips on how you can best optimise your video and animation content for SEO.

Scaling your video production

Scaling your video production

Video production crews come in all shapes and sizes, so in this article, we’re looking at some key video production roles.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Collaboration within video production

Collaboration within video production

Working with Storyteller Bangkok (a video production company based in Thailand) we were responsible for filming all UK footage for the King Power TV ad.

Video Pedagogy Part 1: An introduction

Video Pedagogy Part 1: An introduction

Designed for teachers looking to employ filmmaking and video pedagogy in subjects that sit outside the creative curriculum, building transferable skills that are essential for today’s learners.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Part 4: Getting your academic research film noticed

Part 4: Getting your academic research film noticed

In this, our final article in the series, we’re looking into some of the suitable channels and social media platforms you can upload your video content to, and how you can generate buzz for your academic research films.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Weekly round-up of filmmaking articles

Here’s our round-up of articles that have sparked our filmmaking interest this week at Slate and Mortar towers, all collated in an easy to read summary.

Video Trends in Student Recruitment Strategy

Video Trends in Student Recruitment Strategy

With our specialism in Higher Education, it’s very much in our interest to keep on top of the latest developments in student recruitment strategy and recognise some of the challenges and opportunities the sector is facing.

The Benefits of a Research Film

The Benefits of a Research Film

How the use of research films benefits scientists, researchers and academics when disseminating research findings to a wider audience.