What is a 'strategic video agency' ?


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

by Mark Burgess  |  28 Jan 2016
Is your video memorable? Are you a caravan king?

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...

by Mark Burgess  |  28 Jan 2016
Some advice on working in Film and TV

In 15 years of running Big Button, I have received hundreds of CVs and letters from hopeful graduates looking for their first break in Film and TV. In that time, we’ve employed around 50 people, but...

by Mark Burgess  |  06 Nov 2015
Building a relationship with Interserve

Over the past 18 months we've worked with multinational support service Interserve on a wide range of branded content. We’ve visited underground tunnels in Edinburgh at midnight, spent the day with a...

by Mark Burgess  |  22 Sep 2015
7 ways to achieve more with video

So much content and so few views! It’s a common problem – lots of video content being produced without any real strategy to make sure it’s produced for a reason, and is effective. I recently wrote a...

by Mark Burgess  |  26 Aug 2015
Samaritans - kind words from the experts in kind words

Last year, we worked with Samaritans creating some films for their Listener Scheme. The scheme provides training for prisoners so that they can then offer a friendly ear to fellow inmates.

by Mark Burgess  |  03 Jul 2015
Everybody loves baking
by Mark Burgess  |  16 Jun 2015
Mad Men, relationships, results


by Mark Burgess  |  14 May 2015
The best video in the world…

What if you aren’t bothered with a strategy or “content marketing”? What if you just want to make the best video in the world?

by Simon Crofts  |  05 Mar 2015
How well does my agency know my business?

Some clients are worried about changing their digital agency or video producer because they feel their current supplier knows them so well.

by Simon Crofts  |  17 Feb 2015
How do I make my digital content relevant and interesting?

Let’s face it, sometimes you have to communicate messages that aren’t particularly exciting. How do you make sure the audience will want to watch that content?

by Simon Crofts  |  26 Jan 2015
How to reach a diverse global audience using video

Video is great. But what if your audience is geographically spread and doesn’t have access to a screen?

Most employees “expect to see video at work” (Melcrum), and for good reason. Remember when the...

by Simon Crofts  |  14 Jan 2015