Ten years and new opportunities

We recently celebrated our tenth year in the video production business. Things have moved fast since we first set up a small office in the back of a coffee shop. We’ve built up a résumé of clients that we’re really proud of, worked on exciting and innovative projects, and expanded our skill-set to be able…

Life with Adobe Production Premium CS5.5

Well, we made the switch to Adobe (sorry, Apple). And we bought two new hi-spec PCs to run our new software. Having read all about other peoples’ (mostly positive) experiences of this switch on the web, I had high hopes for the new hardware and workflow. And I haven’t been disappointed. There has been much…

Youtube – common mistakes!

The beauty of youtube is how easy it is for anyone to share their videos. All you need is a camera, a PC or mac, and a bit of creativity! However, as professionals it’s easy to spot a few technical things that could make your video that little bit better. There are a few common…

Top Ten Tips

We’ve worked on a lot of video projects over the years, and think we have a pretty good idea of what is a good idea to do (and what isn’t!). However, we’re aware that many groups don’t realise how easy it is to make video work for them. So we’ve put their heads together and…

Adobe or Apple?

Here at Ignite, like a lot of digital media production companies, we’re at a crossroads regarding the software we use for editing. When we formed ten years ago in Coventry and Oxford, we were faced with two choices. Either we could buy a high-end PC and get the well-established Avid, or we could go all…