Why Video is a Very Important Part of Content Marketing

Why Video is a Very Important Part of Content Marketing

A few weeks ago, Econsultancy and Adobe released a study about the most exciting marketing opportunities for the coming year. The survey included over 2,500 marketers across a variety of different industries. For the most part, the study is straightforward …

Why Small Businesses Really Need to be Producing Online Video

Why Small Businesses Really Need to be Producing Online Video

Recently, Animoto ran a consumer study f …

Filmmaker Max Smith Joins Our Team for the Next Month

Filmmaker Max Smith Joins Our Team for the Next Month

We’re pleased to welcome film-make …

Inside the Mind of Hofesh Shechter: Brighton Festival 2014 Film

Inside the Mind of Hofesh Shechter: Brighton Festival 2014 Film

For the past few years, we have been pro …

From Conception to Completion: An E-Learning Video for tessello

From Conception to Completion: An E-Learning Video for tessello

After producing a successful video for t …

How to Use Video as a Chapter in Your Marketing Story

How to Use Video as a Chapter in Your Marketing Story

The term story is being banded about lef …

How Will YouTube’s New View Audits Affect Online Video Marketing?

How Will YouTube’s New View Audits Affect Online Video Marketing?

Last week, YouTube announced that it wil …

Filming in Mexico with Smallbatch Coffee Company [photos]

Filming in Mexico with Smallbatch Coffee Company [photos]

Last week we sent a film crew of two out …

Videos Speak Louder than Words: Why Visual Content Beats Written Hands Down

Videos Speak Louder than Words: Why Visual Content Beats Written Hands Down

It’s official. Video has ranked top on …

Facebook Video Ads: What do they mean for you?

Facebook Video Ads: What do they mean for you?

Facebook have finally launched in-stream video advertising. It’s been introduced in as least an obtrusive way as possible with as little compromise to the user experience as possible. However there is an inevitable furore over the disruption to the current …

Using YouTube to Drive Sales: A FatSand and Progression Case Study

Using YouTube to Drive Sales: A FatSand and Progression Case Study

The increasing popularity of video content has seen marketers scrambling around uploading video content onto sparse YouTube channels, and then leaving it to go unwatched. Very few see the value in using YouTube at all, let alone to drive sales. …

Hyperlapse Video of Brighton: FSP Moments

Hyperlapse Video of Brighton: FSP Moments

Hyper-lapse films are quickly increasing …

The 10 Vital Ingredients of a Viral Video

The 10 Vital Ingredients of a Viral Video

Online video is increasingly becoming a …

Why Video is Important: The 2013 Video Marketing Trends Report

Why Video is Important: The 2013 Video Marketing Trends Report

You’ve probably heard on the grape …

The Taming of the Trolls: What Does YouTube’s New Commenting System Mean for Users?

The Taming of the Trolls: What Does YouTube’s New Commenting System Mean for Users?

If you’re a regular YouTube user who l …

Bringing Objects to Life With Seene: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Bringing Objects to Life With Seene: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

It seems like there are so many differen …

Video of Surfer Riding 100ft Waves in Nazare, Portugal

Video of Surfer Riding 100ft Waves in Nazare, Portugal

Nazare Blow Up from SURFPortugal Mag The …

How to Tell a Story With Social Curation: The Case of TEDxBrighton and StoryStream

How to Tell a Story With Social Curation: The Case of TEDxBrighton and StoryStream

These days, marketing is less about shov …

Case Study: We Get Blue Cross Ranking Top in YouTube and Google Video

Case Study: We Get Blue Cross Ranking Top in YouTube and Google Video

The Task Create a new video for pet reho …

How Will Google Hummingbird Affect Video Marketing?

How Will Google Hummingbird Affect Video Marketing?

Over the past couple of weeks you might have seen a number of references to Google Hummingbird. For the search savvy types, this might cause a little confusion since we are used to seeing Google typically partnered with a black …

Video Production in the Social Era

Video Production in the Social Era

We had an opportunity to contribute to the Wired Sussex blog as part of their Au Guest month.   See what our Head of Digital, Tim Aldiss had to say about Video Production in the Social Era  

Arjo Ghosh Joins FatSand Productions

Arjo Ghosh Joins FatSand Productions

FatSand Productions are happy to announc …

The FCP vs Premiere Problem

The FCP vs Premiere Problem

In the past … Final Cut Pro (FCP) …

Why the H.265 codec could take over the web, and why it might not.

Why the H.265 codec could take over the web, and why it might not.

What is the H.264 codec? H.264 is everyw …

Murder In The Manor

Murder In The Manor

When we first got the call from Kevin Ba …

Photos – Joe Coyne / Solo Surfing Trip

Photos – Joe Coyne / Solo Surfing Trip

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

Favourite April Fools’ of 2013

Favourite April Fools’ of 2013

Never trust the Internet on April Fools& …

Inspiration – Philips Carousel Short Film

Inspiration – Philips Carousel Short Film

With the abundance of videos that are up …

BVE 2013 / Dave and Production Management

BVE 2013 / Dave and Production Management

As production manager at FatSand Product …

BVE 2013 / Jez and Lighting

BVE 2013 / Jez and Lighting

Much of our work involves lighting setups and I was interested to pay particular attention at BVE to some of the ways we may be lighting our subjects and scenes in future. LED lights have been with us a while …

BVE 2013 / Ed and Post-Production

BVE 2013 / Ed and Post-Production

As a bit of a post-production geek, I spent most of my time at BVE looking at edit suites, monitors and of course, the Adobe stand. The latter was a strange experience. It’s no secret that Apple and Adobe have …

BVE 2013 / Sarita and the Toy Shop

BVE 2013 / Sarita and the Toy Shop

This was my first time at BVE, so unders …

Seven Days Far Away by Ed Inglis

Seven Days Far Away by Ed Inglis

Our cameraman and motion graphics design …

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

January is usually the quietest time of …

Photos – Karl Tidy / Jonathan Ellman-Brown

Photos – Karl Tidy / Jonathan Ellman-Brown

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

Photos – Sarita Tam / 2013 Books

Photos – Sarita Tam / 2013 Books

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

Splice Video Tutorial

Splice Video Tutorial

Looking back on Christmas videos I made …

Kittens, cranes and flytipping

Kittens, cranes and flytipping

In 2012, there was a 40% increase in str …

Inspiration – Google 2012 Zeitgeist

Inspiration – Google 2012 Zeitgeist

With the abundance of videos that are up …

Photos – Joe Coyne / Soul&Surf

Photos – Joe Coyne / Soul&Surf

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Productions all strive towards the same goal: creating high quality online content. But individually we are an eclectic bunch all coming from different backgrounds with different hobbies and interests. This week it’s Joe Coyne and …

Inspiration – The Power of Introverts

Inspiration – The Power of Introverts

With the abundance of videos that are uploaded and films that are released on a daily basis, there is never a shortage of content to overwhelm and inspire us. This week we’ve picked ‘The Power of Introverts’ by dwlFilms to …

Photos – Andrew Jezard / CN Tower, Toronto

Photos – Andrew Jezard / CN Tower, Toronto

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

CVP EOS Cinema Day

CVP EOS Cinema Day

Canon have been pretty prolific with new …

Photos – Dave Barry / Spring Swim

Photos – Dave Barry / Spring Swim

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

Inspiration – Seattle To Yellowstone

Inspiration – Seattle To Yellowstone

With the abundance of videos that are up …

Photos – Karl Tidy / KB4girls Kitesurfing

Photos – Karl Tidy / KB4girls Kitesurfing

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

Video Techniques: Canon C300

Video Techniques: Canon C300

For some time DSLR cameras have enabled …

Photos – Rob Claisse / Sunset

Photos – Rob Claisse / Sunset

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

Inspiration – True Grit Cinematography

Inspiration – True Grit Cinematography

With the abundance of videos that are up …

Visit Brighton / Barbara Hulanicki – BIBA

Visit Brighton / Barbara Hulanicki – BIBA

Barbara Hulanicki is one of the most inspirational people we’ve met. With an incredible career dating back to the 1960′s when she set up the global fashion company, Biba, we were intimidated before meeting her. However, we had no reason …

Photos – Sarita Tam / Arles

Photos – Sarita Tam / Arles

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Productions all strive towards the same goal: creating high quality online content. But individually we are an eclectic bunch all coming from different backgrounds with different hobbies and interests. This week it’s Sarita Tam and …

Inspiration – Her Morning Elegance

Inspiration – Her Morning Elegance

With the abundance of videos that are up …

Photos – Joe Coyne / Photo Everyday

Photos – Joe Coyne / Photo Everyday

As a unit, the team at Fat Sand Producti …

My Week At Fat Sand

My Week At Fat Sand

Jerome King spent a work experience week …

Dani Wilde / ‘R U Sweet On Me’ Official Music Video

Dani Wilde / ‘R U Sweet On Me’ Official Music Video

At FatSand Productions we’re alway …

Inspiration – Intel: The Sartorialist

Inspiration – Intel: The Sartorialist

With the abundance of videos that are up …

Lens Whacking for DSLR

Lens Whacking for DSLR

What is lens whacking? …

#ff Project by Sarita Tam

#ff Project by Sarita Tam

It’s not just the camera-operators …

Rose by Sim Warren

Rose by Sim Warren

Our team are constantly producing short …

Canon Commercial: Freeze Tag

Canon Commercial: Freeze Tag

Not one of ours but a truly amazing ad directed by Saman Keshavarz for Canon featuring an all out game of war. Music courtesy of the GO Team.

Two Men by Dominic Allen

Two Men by Dominic Allen

Award winning Australian short film, Two Men, directed by Dominic Allen and shot in the Kimberly town of Fitzroy Crossing by Joel Betts, features a robust and dynamic cast of indigenous Australian non actors. Featuring an original soundtrack by Melbourne …

Cinnamon Chasers: Luv Deluxe

Cinnamon Chasers: Luv Deluxe

We think this music video directed by Sa …

Egypt & Lebanon Montage

Egypt & Lebanon Montage

This montage shot on the Canon 5D MKII b …

Character Study of Mia Xerri

Character Study of Mia Xerri

Fat Sand’s Sim Warren made this sh …

Create Originals: Billy O’Neill

Create Originals: Billy O’Neill

Fat Sand camera op and editor Ed Inglis …

The Dark Side Of The Lens

The Dark Side Of The Lens

We think this short film by renowned sur …

The People of Brighton

The People of Brighton

Fat Sand’s Sim Warren filmed and …