Getting ready to launch a Twitter broadcast season

BUILDING A STUDIO Over the last few months and years I've been testing and building a small TV studio to Read more

Update on Professional Video Streaming through Twitter

This morning I finally cracked it. Good Video and superb audio with camera switching. I have been working on Read more

Video livestreaming through Wirecast to Persicope and out to Twitter

After a 7 month break, I've been working on being able to make quick video posts out through Twitter Read more

360 test

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We launch Mikeybot on Kickstarter

Together with a few colleagues I have launched a Kickstarter campaign > theMikeybot. This is a simple, cheap, wireless drawing Read more

Online resource for students

I don't get much mail through this site but recently a reader wanted to point out a resource for Read more

Pre-filming test 1

I'm pretty close to the look I want for a documentary I'm going to make on the state of Read more

Cheap way to do camera crane shots and "flying" for video - Old boom pole + Zhiun Smooth Q Gimbal

I've been testing a cheap way to get "crane" shots using a Zhiun Smooth Q Gimbal and a modified Read more

All that glisters - from the archive...

Three years ago I made 3 online TV programmes about the innovative use of technology in schools. This was a Read more

Last Test before launching the new Video Ed Channel

People who follow this blog regularly will know I frequently post tests from the audio/ video kit I own Read more

BAFTA Young Games Designer Competition at BETT 2017

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Another quick Ad Hoc interview with the more interesting smaller stands at #BETT2017. This time with Melissa Phillips of The Bafta Young Games Designer Awards Competition.

STEAM EDUCATION at BETT 2017

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Another of one of my ad hoc interviews at BETT 2017 – this time with Georgette Yakman at STEAM education

BETT 2017 – Globalism

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This is the first of several quick and easy to digest video reports as part of the L4L News service.

BETT 2017

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Excerpt: I am filming at BETT this year. I am wearing several hats. One is that of filmaker for various commercial firms. Another is scouting out the interesting and non-mainstream activity that goes on around the (increasingly) global aspect of the technology show. I like to give a showcase to those smaller organisations and individuals who are trying to make a difference, in their own way, with technology in education. One such person is Zoe Ross. She has built a website resource that gives pupils practical tools they can use to look after their own wellbeing and encourages conversations between teachers, parents and children…

Finally ready for Monthly Broadcasts

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Excerpt: I have been working on a small, home mini-studio for video recording for some years now. I want to be able to establish a monthly current affairs education channel but a lot of obstacles have got in the way over the last few months. Here is one of the last tests I’m doing before launch in a few weeks. All the equipment I’m using – the teleprompter and other gear I’ll highlight in future videos but for now I’m happy to go ahead. All that’s left is to write the scripts. I will be live streaming these recorded sessions on a regular…