Monthly Archives: July 2010

Assessing Risk: Slips, Trips & Falls

When Headland Media Ltd, owners of Walport maritime training DVD library, wanted to produce a new series on Risk Assessment they asked Focus to tender for the work. This was our second commission for Headland, the first being about Lifeboat Drills. One reviewer of that programme commented that ‘training doesn’t have to be boring’. But the real success was the fact that it sold extremely well to shipping companies and operators.

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New Social Media Briefing Dates – Sept to Dec 2010

The dates for our next ‘Introduction to Social Media’ briefing sessions in 2010 are as follows: September 14th, October 5th, November 2nd and December 7th

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Animated music video for 3000AD (Pete Devereux – Artful Dodger), directed and produced by Martin Davis featuring Radio 1′s DJ Spoony and 1Xtra’s Ronnie Herel. As seen on VH1 and MTV.

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Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park DVD has been produced in association with the National Park Authority and consists of two films:

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NFU: Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday was held across the UK on June 13th. National Farmers’ Union South-East PR Officer, Isobel Bretherton, asked us to produce a record of some of the events, at Donaldson’s Chrysanthemum Growers and at GoldenPlain Salads who grow lettuce, both in E Sussex.

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Monitoring and Measuring Social Media

A few years ago we started attending MeasurementCamp in London. It was great as it was very much in the early days of social media but everyone who attended cared about measuring activity and the results of campaigns.

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US Air Force base adds podcasts to social media ‘toolkit’

The US Military are already active users of social media with their blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages. In fact their most senior officers do not just use the tools themselves but actively encourage all ranks to do so too – with due attention to security and operational sensitivity. All new recruits to the US Air Force have an introduction to the use of social media as part of their basic training!

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