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Mark & I were honoured to be asked to speak in the Production Theatre at BVE London 2017 (Britain’s largest broadcast and media event). The description of this talk on their website was “In this session learn why animation is an increasingly popular style of video production for global brands.” p Listen to the audio of…

p My Global Fire colleague, Ross, and I were honoured to be asked to speak in the Production Theatre at BVE London 2017 (Britain’s largest broadcast and media event). The description of this talk on their website was “In-house music production is much more achievable than you think! How can bringing it in-house support creativity in…

In 2017, Vodafone Group are revamping their Learning & Development (L&D) platform. Taking the existing 11 different academies (retail, tech, customer service, etc) and merging them into one smart, personalised, simplified platform. We at Global Fire were commissioned to write and produce a large number of pieces of content to create a campaign of videos…

With their impending launch into the cable TV space, Vodafone required a series of internal videos to communicate the 3 USPs of the product internally. We had to walk a fine line in terms of ideas we pitched because it’s not the remit of our client (the internal comms department) to advertise to employees. Rather,…

With Vodafone’s launch into the quadplay space (TV, broadband, mobile and fixed line phone) it became apparent to internal comms that the whole company needed to understand how this shift meant the evolution from telecomms company into that of a media company. As the producer of this piece, I led the production team in this effort to communicate…

For so many years, I was really missing a trick when it comes to taking my camera with me on holiday. I saw vacations as a chance to get away from my work and for so long, that meant leaving my camera at home. So sad now when I think of all the places I…

Some of the images in this post are clickable and will take you to experience audio or video files created at the sites where the images were taken. Enjoy! It’s one of the first things I say to my new clients: “I’m not a photographer. I’m a storyteller. Photography is my medium.” Travel has always seemed…ya know…cool….

The top image in this post is clickable and will take you to experience audio of these two performing Maasai singing (which is more like a chant). Must be heard…I’d never heard anything like it before. This week in Kenya, a little dream of mine came true to photograph people from the Maasai tribe. The Maasai people live in Kenya…

Some of the images in this post are clickable and will take you to experience audio or video files created at the sites where the images were taken. Enjoy! Nine days ago I was writing to you from a plane on my way home from Lebanon. And today I have the pleasure of telling you some stories about…

“If you go from Paris to Budapest you think you are in Moscow.” -Gyorgy Ligeti When I was a kid growing up in the USA, I never thought about the rest of the world. It’s a bit stereotypical American, I suppose. To not imagine the cultures which lie outside. America is just so huge. You can…

Through my role as a producer at Global Fire, I’ve had the pleasure of supporting Your Ready Business (YRB) with content for a while and we always do this in synergy with the advertising agencies which support the Vodafone company. Clients regularly point their agencies toward us in order that we can produce the video to support…

As a producer at Global Fire, I facilitated three pieces of video content for Your Ready Business by Vodafone in partnership with Geometry Global whose mission it is to transform brand equity into action. p With Canvas, businesses can bring content to life in a fast loading, seamless experience. p You can see the videos being…

Through my role as a producer at Global Fire, I’ve had the pleasure of supporting Your Ready Business (YRB) with content for a while and we always do this in synergy with the advertising agencies which support the Vodafone company. Clients regularly point their agencies toward us in order that we can produce the video to support…

I’m a big fan of reaction videos on YouTube. You know the kind. A few cracking good ones… Brits try American foods People who hate cats meet kittens Americans react to people trying to do American accents Reaction videos are useful for all sorts of purposes. For example Show people trying a new product Comparing competing…