Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Samsung Ad shoot goes wrong

08 Feb


I want to go back to school!

18 Jan

ideasgarden-best-feelgood-film-of-the-year award!

Made by the Friends School, Lisburn.


The Digital Nativity

22 Dec

ideasgarden wishes all and everybody near and far a very happy Christmas and 2012!


Most Interesting Call for HACK-THE-CITY Submissions

05 Dec

Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland is seeking proposals for an upcoming major exhibition HACK THE CITY, offering up to 5K for doing stuff like

  • Installations
  • Mass-participation experiments
  • Events
  • Performances
  • New products/services/start-ups
  • Workshops
  • Apps
  • Visualizations, maps and mashups

Call Opens: Monday 5th December

Call Closes: Friday 20th January

Exhibition duration: 22 June 2012 – 07 September 2012

Lots of detail here:


Nokia – Connecting People

08 Apr

So there I was, watching this beautiful piece of classical music composed in 1902 forwarded by my good friend from Rowen & Toner.  I got as far as 15 seconds, then went to answer my phone…

Nokia: Connecting People to Classical Music

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Posted in Music, News, Video


A Contemporary Nativity Story

20 Dec

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Posted in Video


Windows 95 Spectacularly Buttmunching Ad

21 Sep

Just when you thought you had cleaned up the floor after watching the Windows 7 ad…

Here’s a little moment of nostalgia: a 9 minute ad for the all new Windows 95

Warning: do not when in a vulnerable state of any kind


One in five kids will be approached online by a sexual predator.

06 Aug

A startling statistic from Common Sense Media.  Other “Media Mythbusters” published include:


  • 80% of TV commercials are for fast food, candy, cereal and toys.
  • Kids see more than a quarter of a million commercials aimed at their appearance by age 17, with the result that The number one wish for girls ages 11 to 17 is to be thinner; boys 11 to 17 want a physical ideal that can only be achieved through steroid use.
  • Watching a lot of sexual content on TV greatly increases the chance that a teen will have sex at an earlier age.
  • 1 hour of TV per day are 4 times more likely than other teens to commit aggressive acts in adulthood.
  • By the time kids reach middle school, they will have seen 8,000 murders and 100,000 violent acts of violence on TV alone.

See the full article here.


YouTube in Higher Quality

21 May

YouTube has just announced that users now have the option of watching some videos in 720p HD. These streams are available on certain videos, depending on the source file uploaded to YouTube.

The ability to upload higher quality videos means improved sharpness and visual clarity for some YouTube videos. It’s very noticeable in videos that contain text or fast movement and also in full-screen mode.

This is an excellent post on the topic by Cinetech – thanks Cinetech!  (Be sure to visit his other Squidoo sites.)



Feel-good Video!

17 Apr

Can’t help but get a good buzz going when I have a listen of this: