Success at the 2016 EVCOM Clarion Awards October 11, 2016

We were delighted to attend EVCOM's Clarion Awards on Friday 7th October, and were even more delighted to win recognition for two of our projects, against some very tough competition in the video production and branded content world.

Success with video - 5 things you MUST focus on September 07, 2016

If you’re new to commissioning video content, or you’re already using video but not achieving the results you’d hoped for, the following list might be useful. None of this is rocket science, but giving attention to each of these when generating your video campaigns will help you deliver better results, and help you demonstrate return on investment.

Video strategy; our work with Econsultancy August 02, 2016


Done in 60 seconds April 21, 2016

If you’re plugged into the zeitgeist, got your finger on the pulse, or have a teenage child that can be bothered to talk to you, you’ll perhaps already know that Instagram have increased the maximum duration of uploaded videos from 15 seconds to a full minute. But what does this mean? What does it ACTUALLY MEAN?

BB awarded Top 50 agency again April 04, 2016

For the 7th year in succession, we're delighted to have made it into the Televisual 'Top 50 UK production company' list, at number 29. Equally exciting is our placing of 9th in the peer poll, which is based on voting from other companies in our sector. There are over 3,000  agencies in the UK involved in video production and branded content, so it's great to be recognised by the industry's...

View-count vanity; the importance of analytics for video February 26, 2016

A couple of years ago I met the Marketing Manager of a petro-chemical company. He was very excited about a viral ‘success’ the company had achieved with one of their videos – almost 2 million views. But he was less ebullient when I asked him how that had translated into sales; in a nutshell, he had no idea.

How to waste money on video; 5 errors that even large organisations make. February 01, 2016

With most types of marketing, there is usually a big grey area in the middle which is best described as ‘it might work, it might not’. However, around the edges of that grey bit is the ‘demonstrably right or wrong’ area – things you definitely either should, or shouldn’t ever do. We’ve been in and around video production for a very long time, and we’ve seen and heard some howlers. 

What is a 'strategic video agency' ? January 28, 2016


With an estimated 3,000+ video production companies in the UK, there’s clearly a lot of choice when it comes to commissioning a video.

Is your video memorable? Are you a caravan king? January 28, 2016

If I were to sing the name ‘Don Amott’ to you, would you respond by singing ‘King of Caravans’ back to me? If so, then I’d know that you were almost certainly a child of the 70s or 80s that grew up watching TV in the Midlands. To be clear, Don’s status as King of Caravans did not come from he himself being a giant caravan that ruled over the others. He was not the original Transformer. No, Don...

Video - fibre for your business. Are you staying regular? January 20, 2016

Do you remember that time your company posted a tweet, and then two years later posted another one? What about that time you created a print advert? But, you know, just the one.

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