Week in video: Cheerful Twentyfirst, HSBC NOW, Bradford Uni, LinkedIn


Here’s the news roundup on social media about branded video and corporate film. Hope it saves you time and effort!


Cheerful Twentyfirst appointed Steve Quah and Andrew Harvey Joint MDs as Peter Litten and Gary Fitzpatrick bowed out after 21 years.

Nick Terry stepped down from Top Banana which, like Cheerful Scout, originally had a focus on video before shifting emphasis to business events.

Happy 10th birthday to RY’s film team. Not a big shock they cut a video to celebrate.

In production

The Edge were on set in the house where Wandle housing association was founded in 1967.

LRI were shooting on Sunday with Control Risks.

Embolden filmed for TetraPak in Berlin.

Who’s watching

LinkedIn started rolling out video to their members. The video they produced for the launch wasn’t the most inspiring but if you watch it you’ll get the idea. How will you use it?

Tubular Insights looked at how GE’s sponsored video campaign has generated 15 million views and 200k engagements with B2B and B2C audiences in 2017.


Cheerful Twentyfirst are looking for a Video Producer.


Pretzel have been hard at work on their Hackett campaign, including the v neck, an essential for every occasion gentlemen.


As the awards season got under way in earnest, gold winners for video at the CorpComms Digi Awards were HSBC Now and the University of Bradford. Best use of video – external went to @UniofBradford for Don’t Go to Bradford. HSBC won Best use of video – employer brand for Jennifer’s Wedding, and Best use of video – internal for Fighting Financial Crime.

EVCOM extended the closing date for entering EVCOM Industry Awards to 3 October.

The 2018 New York Festivals are open for entry, deadline 15 October.

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