Client success story – HDR UK

7 March 2024

Ben Thomas Testimonial “They are natural, engaging, and really sell the message and the story that we need to get across” Ben Thomas, HDR UK Get in touch with us we’d love to see how we could help you with your next project.

Redressing the balance

21 June 2023

The creative media sector and priviledge. The creative media sector has seemingly always been one that favors privilege. Think back to the early days of the BBC, with its standard English accents and total lack of diversity. Thankfully things have improved somewhat since then but there’s still a long way to go in removing the […]

The Spellcaster PPU Flypack – A Full Technical Breakdown

23 January 2023

We have developed the ‘Spellcaster’ PPU flypack over the past 18 months to a point where we think it’s one of the best solutions out there for rapid deployment, flexibility and reliable broadcast. Our system is perfect for live streaming events, conferences, hybrid events, concerts, performances and even Outside Broadcast links where contributions can come […]

How to make authentic video content

22 November 2022

Video is everywhere. I always think that the content that resonates the most is always authentic video content. The ubiquitous nature of video on the internet today can make it hard to stand out. What’s more, audiences are getting very savvy as to how content is scripted, directed, produced, and edited. This can lead to […]

6 Tips For A Supercharged Live Streaming Production

7 October 2022

Whether you are planning on creating a supercharged hybrid event, a product launch, a corporate conference, a virtual event, or your next live gig. There’s one thing in common with all genres of live streaming production, you only have one chance to get it right and keep your audience engaged. So now you’ve made the […]

IBC 2022

3 October 2022

A visitor’s perspective following a 3-year break. The dust has now settled two weeks since IBC 2022. It seems that after a 3-year hiatus it is still the premiere broadcast show in Europe. I took a trip there to meet with some industry friends and check out the latest releases. Now, first off, let’s ignore […]

What is Cinematic Anyway? The Sony FX9 and Canon CN-E primes

28 June 2022

The cinematic look Achieving cinematic-looking images is something that we always want to do at Spellbinder. Why? Well, because we love the cinema. We love beautifully shot content and we aspire to create slick, modern imagery. But what exactly is the cinematic look when we talk about digital content? Asking this question it becomes apparent […]

Intinor Direkt Link encoder – our encoder of choice for mission critical live streaming.

17 May 2022

What live-streaming do we do? When I started Spellbinder my vision for the company was to create a brand and ethos that would use only the best tools available for delivering spellbinding content. During the pandemic, like many others, we started delivering more live-streamed and remotely produced content. So how do we stand out in […]

Shortform vs longform video content

21 October 2020

When starting a video project, one of the first things we need to understand is the duration. How long do you want the content to be and when do you need it by? These factors will influence our approach to a project, for example, from how we think about the audience, to the way in […]

How to zoom like a pro

21 September 2020

Many of us spent the last few months on Zoom and Teams calls with the familiar dialogue; ‘you’re on mute’, ‘can you turn your camera on?’ and more! The pandemic has forced people all around the world to work from home. Love it or hate it – work from home is here to stay for […]