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How to avoid looking like a fool when ordering your corporate video

Going straight to the point: enrol in this short online course. By me. Seriously. Over the last 15 years I’ve created and overseen the creation of hundreds of corporate videos. Quite a number of those started with customers who didn’t have a clue what they wanted, how to go about specifying their video project, what reasonable budget to put in place for it, and generally have been completely untrusting of the video producer in front of …

The Ritual is a MINA Film Festival Finalist!

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Remember my short filmĀ The Ritual? The one I featured in this post? Well, I received notification a few days ago that it was actually a finalist in the MINA film festival in Australia! Very stoked šŸ˜‰ Here’s the certificate I received for my efforts.Stoked! Now this prods me forward to submit more of my films to festivals. …

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Ebrahim Busaad’s Memories and Love for Nasser Al-Yousif

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Ebrahim Busaad is one of my favourite human beings on earth. His art is a close second as I do love his particular distinctive style in storytelling through his paintings and prints. Ebrahim was one of my father’s best friends, if not his very best friend. They were inseparable and have remained in contact with each other until my father passed away. Busaad was clearly influenced by my dad from an intellectual points of view. He …

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Short Stories Welcome

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Do you have a story that you would like to see in film? Well, you’re in luck. Submit yours to me and I’ll give it consideration to be made into a short film – or a long one for that matter.While I’m open to consider any story, please be aware of a few rules:You must own the rights to the story you are submitting It must be original and has not been made into …

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Amazing. 3k video resolution on an iPhone

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The latest version of theĀ Filmic Pro application, version 6, is amazing. It is very intuitive to use and as importantly opens up a whole host of features and resolutions to iPhone filmmakers. The new version is capable of going up to 4k resolution on iPhone 6S series and above. Unfortunately older phones are limited to HD due to hardware. However, as I discovered, if you had saved a higher resolution setting from a previous version …

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