Video headlines: 3 billion views, awards fever, Kingsman premiere

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Here’s the news roundup about branded video and corporate film for 25th September.

Inspiration

LinkedIn’s Peter Roybal blogged with examples of video on LinkedIn. Good though they are, can’t help feeling there will be more creative examples than these. Can you recommend stunning use of video on LinkedIn – whether yours or somebody else’s?

In production

Vanilla Films are in Canada for part 1 of an overseas filming trip.

Streaming Tank live streamed the Kingsman movie launch in Leicester Square .

Who’s watching

Like the sound of 3.18 billion views for your video channel in August? That’s what UniLad achieved, according to Tubular’s report on the top online video creators across  social. The UK-based viral entertainment brand reclaimed top spot from arch-rival LADBible .

Hiring

Quentin Cowdry is recruiting a mid to senior level internal comms contractor in Dubai for £500 a day tax free .

David Francis at APM Terminals has an opportunity for an internal communications manager based in The Hague.

NFU Mutual are looking for an Internal Comms Business Partner in Stratford Upon Avon.

Streaming Tank are hiring a Financial Controller.

StreamAMG are looking for a Customer Support Executive – Sports.

Awards

This week sees the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards ceremony in, er, Cannes. UK projects and producers are expected to feature strongly and I’ll be there to report.

The EVCOM Industry Awards entry deadline is next Tuesday 3rd October. Categories for video include Brand Communication, Challenger Production Company of the Year (5 staff or fewer), Communication effectiveness, Integrated marketing, Internal communication, Production company of the year (6 or more staff) and Regular communication. If you won gold for a video project in the EVCOM Screen Awards or Clarion Awards this year, you will be entered automatically into the Industry Awards free of charge http://bit.ly/2wUc9y6.

Worldpay are finalists in the Linkedin Marketing Awards 2017 for their ‘Payment Journey’ campaign including animation by Gorilla Gorilla! You can vote for the People’s Choice Awards, it closes this Friday 29 September.

Affixxius Films founders Tim Cabrelli and Miles Latham have been shortlisted in the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

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