Technology has shaped this revolution as digital cameras, online video platforms and blog hosting sites have become cheap or even free.
But there is still a journalistic discipline required when producing content that’s genuinely informative.
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Although Colin can easily use my film to promote his novel, I was particularly interested in the process of how he put together his first major opus – especially as it concerns issues around Scotland’s independence, which nearly happened in the late 18th Century.
The book is a great read and Colin is a lovely man … Oh, and there’s rather nice footage of Old Town Edinburgh!
I had around 60 videos uploaded to Youtube until recently, and around 40 posted at Vimeo. Now that the latter platform seems to have ironed out many of those glitches suffered by users over recent years, I’m favouring them and have stripped out what was my main Youtube channel.
However, Vimeo PLUS doesn’t allow overtly commercial content – I have no beef there as it’s a great community for documentary work and arty features – and so my two Youtube channels will remain.
*** UPDATE! Kickstarter project featuring my video is now featured on the incredibly popular boingboing.net!!!
*** UPDATE 8th November – £6,000 was the target and £10,813 was crowd-funded via Kickstarter. Great news!