17 Aug 2017

Why include video strategy in the annual marketing plan? Most businesses tinker with a little video around the edges, paying lip service to the 5 billion videos watched on YouTube every day, but if you asked the majority how the video is integrated into their overall marketing, few would…

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10 Aug 2017

In an increasingly disposable social media multiverse, with attention spans shrinking and options for content expanding all the time, it seems the shelf life of a video has been reduced to a single news cycle – just long enough for a momentary wave of popularity or ‘trending’ before being…

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03 Aug 2017

Mendip Media’s video studio marks 2-years of production this month. We knew that when we first set eyes on a couple of dusty wine warehouses in Bedminster that not only did the property have good provenance but it was ideal for a growing video production agency in need of…

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25 Jul 2017

Recipes are our love of making food into something greater than the sum of its parts, and recipes have long been fuelling great swathes of internet content. They are one of the great staples of the thousands of hours of video content that gets uploaded every day. Video recipes…

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21 Jul 2017

Animation is ubiquitous and like its sibling motion film, it is a relatively young art form that packs a mighty punch. This year sees the 80th birthday of one of Hollywood’s seemingly most enduring of stars – Snow White. The film and its characters, songs and style have settled…

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06 Jul 2017

Comfort food is a strange thing. Lovingly prepared, 24-hour, rare breed roast pork in Somerset cider. Long strips of perfect crackling. A generous dollop of cauliflower cheese and stacks of crisp, gorgeous roast potatoes – fluffy on the inside, of course. And beautifully reduced lashings of gravy, perfectly seasoned,…

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27 Jun 2017

There are few things that baffle script writers more often than feedback from clients. Whether this comes from a Hollywood studio or corporate marketing department, interpreting a client’s thought process requires a unique combination of skills. In the 1960s, the writer of a sci-fi movie featuring aliens on a…

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30 May 2017

Mendip Media has started filming this year’s Royal Bath & West Show, which begins tomorrow. The 4-day event is one of the biggest agricultural shows in the UK combining farming displays with entertainment and the promotion of British food and artisan crafts. Mendip Media will be filming food innovation…

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26 May 2017

What can a film and photography studio space offer a professional photographer or video team? The answer; space and light which are the two most important technical ingredients for creating really great content. And yes, shoot locations do matter … a lot. A diligent production manager will tell you…

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23 May 2017

Food videos are popular with the Brits and more so with the Americans with 37,000 food related videos uploaded to You Tube in the UK in 2015. Year on year the food video output is growing by 5%. This according to a report by the Internet Advertising Bureau. And…

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