Shooting the Breeze – Spectacular Weather User-Generated Video for TV and Film

Did you know the average person spends about six months of their life discussing the weather? It’s no secret that people, and Brits in particular,… [See more]

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World Television Day 2021 – How Social Media Habits are Changing TV

On 21st and 22nd November 1996, the United Nations held the first World Television Forum. Leading media figures met to discuss the growing… [See more]

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Monumental Moments in History: Six Reasons Documentary and Factual Producers Need to Stop Using Stock Footage

Audience participation in documentary and factual show making may have a longer heritage than you think… Back in the 1950s, French filmmaker and… [See more]

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Christmas 2021 Advertising Trends – Is Authenticity Still King with Consumers?

  The holiday season is drawing near, and the Christmas advertising extravaganza will soon be upon us.  Following last year’s lockdown Christmas,… [See more]

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COP26: Why user-generated video is vital in telling the climate story and inspiring action

The COP26 Summit is under way, and the stakes couldn’t be higher for the most urgent issue of our time - climate change. As President-Designate Alok… [See more]

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Mind the gap – how independent producers can tap into user-generated video and compete with deep-pocketed streaming counterparts

  Online demand for content grew as the world went into lockdown, a demand that continues to surge even as we come out the other side.  A recent… [See more]

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From Marches to Protests – watch the videos captured of climate activists taking to the streets, demanding immediate action.

Thousands of campaigners and activists descend on Glasgow and are uniting to disrupt the Cop26 conference and put pressure on political leaders.  … [See more]

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It’s scary how much user-generated video Newsflare has this Halloween

  Halloween is not just an annual spooky day, but a huge celebration of fun costumes, creepy cuteness, spooktacular events, trick or treating joy,… [See more]

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MIPCOM Factual Trends: Activism, social change and the importance of UGV in informing, educating and entertaining audiences through diverse storytelling

  There’s a long-standing three-way relationship between popular culture, social change, and the media. Today, in an era defined by climate change… [See more]

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All-access sports shows, and how UGV can help drive established audiences to the factual genre

  Sport has always provided the playbook for successfully engaging audiences, and live sports shows in particular have been the big-ticket… [See more]

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