8 Tips to Nail the Interview

The Ultimate Interview Guide Nailing the interview always feels impossible but this simple collection of tips can make the difference between a rambling mess and the perfect soundbite. For the interviewer Now, these may seem obvious but following these tips will ensure your interview is clean, precise and enjoyable. 1. Check for Background Noise There’s little worse than filming an entire interview and realising all too late that an aircon was on the whole time […]

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How to get a Job in Video Production

So you’re looking to start a career in video production? While it can be a tough industry to crack into, there are certain steps you can take to help ensure not only that you get your foot in the door but that it swings wide open.  1. Always Network The secret key to life: network! You don’t need to be the best in the class or have the fanciest equipment to get a great job […]

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Video Trends for 2021

2020 has caused many of us to change our viewing habits. We’re watching more and more every day, with approximately eight billion video views on Facebook per day and 75% of mobile traffic predicted to be video content by 2025.  As a result, it is crucial that we master what makes these videos so popular and, as such, we’d like to take you through the top video trends of 2021.  The continued rise of live streams  Following the age […]

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A Year In Review

Twas the night before before Covid and all through the town, Every person was booking to lock their plans down. Not a weekend lay empty, nor a lunch left unfilled For the plans of great feasting and gin fresh distilled. When off in the distance, came the rumour of sick, Of flu-like symptoms which would transmit right quick.  Like a flash it engulfed us and spread through the land, Every breath became risky, every touch […]

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The Hospital Videos Youtube Rejected

For the first time this year we had a situation where YouTube blocked three videos we produced for attempting to “profit off of a sensitive event”. More about that later. When Catholic Health first approached the Jasper Picture Company and detailed that they wanted a video expressing their gratitude to their staff, it was up to us to work out the best way forward. We edited together clips from a past St Vincent’s shoot, combining slow motion […]

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A Mini Production From a Distance

How do you capture an audience from the comfort of their own homes for a 2 day conference during COVID? The team at AFCA, reached out to us at The Jasper Picture Company to host a brand new member forum in the virtual domain. Now, this may seem simple. Zoom calls have been an undeniable marker of this year and one could easily be used to transpose this forum online. However, we had exciting and innovative […]

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Covid Updates in 18 Languages

The Covid-19 lockdown has revealed a lot about ourselves.  We found out that we’re hopeless at puzzles, can’t bake sourdough to save our lives and that having ‘spare time’ doesn’t automatically mean we’re about to start reading every book under the sun. Looking more broadly though, this pandemic also shone a light on our communication skills and, more specifically, the difficulty with keeping our multilingual communities informed about the virus.  Enter the North Western Melbourne […]

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Christmas Video Content

It’s November already and we are predictably seeing christmas items appearing in the stores. Of course in Melbourne the stores only recently opened, but it’s a reminder that 2020 is nearly at an end (thank goodness). Certainly in Melbourne we won’t be able to have normal business gatherings to celebrate the holidays and even messaging from bosses will be different. We have had a few enquiries lately from businesses looking to create video content so […]

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This is some dummy copy. You’re not really supposed to read this dummy copy, it is just a place holder for people who need some type to visualize what the actual copy might look like if it were real content. If you want to read, I might suggest a good book, perhaps Hemingway or Melville. That’s why they call it, the dummy copy. This, of course, is not the real copy for this entry. Rest […]

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