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Facebook Cover Videos

Facebook Cover Videos

May 25, 2017   |    Matt Weston

Those of you who are long-term readers of our blog may remember that back in February of this year we took a look at Facebook Live Video – in particular what it was, how companies were using it, and what we thought of it. For those of you who aren’t long-term readers of our blog, […]

Our Video Production Services

Our Video Production Services

May 10, 2017   |    Matt Weston

There are many things that keep Stone’s Throw Media ticking along nicely. A good team spirit. The use of state-of-the-art equipment. Frequent cups of tea. Above all else however the one thing that keeps us going are our lovely clients, without whom we would be…well, not in business. Let’s be honest. It goes without saying* […]

Regeneration of Wolverhampton

Regeneration of Wolverhampton

April 26, 2017   |    Matt Weston

Even if you know nothing about the American politician Benjamin Franklin himself, you’re probably still familiar with this famous quote of his from 1789… “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Over 200 years later, Franklin’s words still ring true, but perhaps his quote could be updated slightly […]

What is the Best Animation For My Business?!

What is the Best Animation For My Business?!

April 20, 2017   |    Matt Weston

“Animation” is a broad term that can suit businesses differently, dependent on what they are trying to do. Whether you’re looking to explain complex ideas, bring ideas to life, or simply stand out from the crowd, video animation can provide a range of possibilities for your company. What are video animations? Video animations are creations […]

Viral Videos – Beware!

Viral Videos – Beware!

April 12, 2017   |    Matt Weston

Let’s face it, we’d all love our marketing videos to go viral – content “blowing up” on the internet, reaching millions of people in the process and increasing conversions indefinitely. Your video spreading like wildfire could be the boost your business really needs – but just how likely is it that you’ll start knocking up […]

Business Buzzwords

Business Buzzwords

April 5, 2017   |    Matt Weston

It is an undeniable fact that language (much like a lot of things) changes over time. This change is why, for example, we don’t ask our friends whether they fancy visiting “ye olde tavern”, but instead opt for a text message consisting of one word: “pub?”. Here at Stone’s Throw we’re all for progression, and […]

A guide to licensing music in corporate video

A guide to licensing music in corporate video

March 10, 2017   |    Richard Franks

Licensing music for your marketing videos can be tricky. In an ideal world, we’d all like to use the latest Ed Sheeran song to back up our obviously fantastic marketing video by Stone’s Throw Media, but unless you’ve got a wad of cash, that’s not likely to happen. In this blog we’ll discuss your options […]

Explained: What are motion graphics?

Explained: What are motion graphics?

February 28, 2017   |    Richard Franks

Ah, just what are the answers to those burning topics like the purpose of life, the chicken or the egg and what the hell is motion graphics video? It’s a good job we’re on hand to solve the mysteries surrounding them. Well, the latter topic anyway… Used to create the illusion of rotation or movement, […]

7 reasons why your business needs corporate video

7 reasons why your business needs corporate video

February 6, 2017   |    Richard Franks

It’s a well known fact that corporate video results in more conversions and retention rates for customers. According to a report published by ReelSEO, 96% of B2B organisations use video in some capacity during their marketing campaigns, of which 73% report positive results to the ROI. In light of this, here are 7 reasons why […]

Facebook Live Video

Facebook Live Video

February 1, 2017   |    Matt Weston

There are, it must be said, an awful lot of websites on the world-wide web. Ever the professional, as part of my research for this blog entry I decided to count them all, to provide the definitive answer as to just how many there are. I managed to get up to 16,374 before Matt and […]

Why the first 15 seconds of video is important

Why the first 15 seconds of video is important

January 13, 2017   |    Richard Franks

How many times have you moved on after watching the first 15 seconds of video because it wasn’t what you expected? When producing a video, it’s important that you get the first 15 seconds right or you may risk losing customers. Let’s face it – people have short attention spans. According to research, the majority of […]

10 tips for working with a video production company

10 tips for working with a video production company

January 9, 2017   |    Richard Franks

In the current digital age, an increasing number of brands are looking to work with a video production company as a method of improving conversion – but many executives don’t know where to start.  So we’ve outlined our top 10 tips for contacting, working and maintaining relationships with companies just like us. Enjoy! Be prepared When […]

The benefits of animated video production

The benefits of animated video production

November 30, 2016   |    Richard Franks

The use of video benefits businesses massively, so it’s important that you choose the right type of production for the product you’re looking to advertise. In this blog we’ll discuss the benefits of animated video production versus a live recording and hopefully give you some handy tips for when you start exploring your video options! […]

What is Rotoscope Animation?

What is Rotoscope Animation?

October 26, 2016   |    Matt Weston

“What is rotoscope animation?” probably wasn’t the first question on your mind when you woke up this morning, and to be honest it wasn’t for us, either*. We know that you’re a curious readership, however, with your inquisitive minds eager to absorb as much information as possible**, so let’s tackle that very question for you […]

Why Isn’t Anyone Watching My Video?!

Why Isn’t Anyone Watching My Video?!

September 27, 2016   |    Matt Weston

How can I get more people to find my videos? At some point in time, we’ve all been there – yes, even veterans of the video production industry such as ourselves. You’ve slogged over a video for hours, battled through the tears and the bleary eyes, spent an age editing it to within an inch […]