A fresh approach to communications and training

Case studies

The Brooke: Video for the Web training

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How do you train an international team of officers, all of whom have different approaches to filming stories? This was the challenge set for us by animal welfare charity, The Brooke.

London Youth: Audio production workshop

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We led an audio production workshop to help London Youth gather young people’s views about age and ageing. After learning about audio and interviewing techniques, the young people interview each other and members of the public about how they felt about getting older.

The Blue Cross: Training CD

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The Blue Cross asked us to create a training CD for their Pet Bereavement Support Service (PBSS) telephone helpline. The CD was used by volunteers, vets and other professionals seeking training in pet loss support.

RNIB: Podcast training

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The RNIB commissioned us to deliver a tailor-made training workshop to help its web and events teams understand how audio and podcasts could work for them.

The Blue Cross: Videos and media resources

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The Blue Cross asked us to create two short films and an electronic press kit for their Pets for Life campaign, all on a quick turnaround of just one week.

YHA: AGM videos

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To create content for the YHA annual general meeting, we trained young people to record their own stories in video and audio. This approach gave us a valuable insight into the workings of YHA hostels and provided young people with a voice.

BIG Lottery Fund: Podcast training

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A vital part of the BLF’s work is telling the public how organisations have benefited from lottery funding. Keen to explore new ways of telling these stories, they asked us to develop a series of podcasting workshops for their communications, marketing and regional teams.

London Youth: YouthWorks evaluation

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London Youth commissioned us to create an audio evaluation CD and short film for their YouthWorks youth worker training scheme.

The Blue Cross: Creative podcasting

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The Blue Cross had developed a series of audio ‘petcasts’, but felt that the material they were producing wasn’t fulfilling the full potential of the podcast format. They asked us to work with them to come up with a fresh approach for their podcasts.

BIG Lottery Fund: BIG Chat podcasts

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In 2010 the BIG Lottery Fund commissioned us to produce a series of podcasts to support their BIG Chat – a live webchat with the Chair of the Big Lottery Fund, Sir Clive Booth.