Author Archives: Thomas

Organic and Hexagonal

Apologies for the radio silence on this blog over the last few months – lots has been happening, not least a website redesign which will be going live in the New Year. However, there are still new things for you … Continue reading

Posted in News, Video projects | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Publicity!

Recently, I took part in a launch event for The Not So Promised Land – a short documentary that I shot earlier this year, in partnership with Bradford charity Hope Housing. The event was well attended, with about 100 people … Continue reading

Posted in News, Video projects | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

SYTOC workshop highlights & DVD

In the last month, one of the projects I’ve been working on is a highlights video and full DVD recording of a systems thinking workshop held by SYTOC at the University of Derby. If you don’t know what systems thinking … Continue reading

Posted in News, Video projects | Leave a comment

Obama’s Bin Ladin announcement – 5 reasons it was great

I expect most of you will have watched this already, but it’s worth another look: (Click to watch) It’s a masterclass of understated, powerful video. One shot, nine minutes long, with almost no camera movement. Just one man, doing a … Continue reading

Posted in Guides, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Red Bead Experiment – highlights

I’ve recently completed another video project for Outside In Management, a highlights video of the Red Bead Experiment: As you can see from the video, it was a fun day with a great atmosphere. Recording the experiment was a challenge, … Continue reading

Posted in News, Video projects | Leave a comment

Video problems? Have less cookies!

Here’s a quick helpful video hint for you all. If you’re having technical problems playing back videos on Youtube, with symptoms like occasional audio stutters, the “replay” screen coming up several seconds before the video has ended, or even the … Continue reading

Posted in Guides | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whytube? – 9 reasons to host your business videos on Youtube

For Colour Surge’s clients, I recommend that they host their new videos on Youtube. But why Youtube? Surely it’s the go-to site for hilarious ten second clips of people injuring themselves, and unending cat videos? Is it really the place … Continue reading

Posted in Guides | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Wizard of Oz

I’ve just updated the Events page with this new highlights video, from Showstoppers’ production of The Wizard of Oz. It was performed at the Cleckheaton Town Hall in December 2010. It was the first ever pantomime I’ve videoed, and it … Continue reading

Posted in News, Video projects | Leave a comment

What is HD?

Hello and welcome to the first of a series of guide blogs by Colour Surge Media, explaining aspects of video production. Today, we look into HD, and what it means. HD. It’s everywhere – it’s pretty much impossible to buy … Continue reading

Posted in Guides | Leave a comment

New showreel – and some red beads…!

Hi everyone! I’ve just updated the site with a new, freshly completed showreel of recent projects. It shows the mix of corporate and event projects that Colour Surge specialises in – and there are some shots from the documentary I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in News, Video projects | Leave a comment