Promotional Video Project at Wootton Park

In summer 2018 Wootton Park School,  commissioned Gaia to support with production of promotional video. However, this was a video to be produced by the students!  

Going Green (Screen)

As you will have probably guessed from this site, here at Gaia we are big fans of video and green screen technology. In our studio, the video and sound specialists work with high-end cameras and software (Adobe Premiere Pro) to provide an editing service in support of the school projects featured on the Community site. Our customers have been asking about the use of green screen technology as both a medium for students to showcase their learning and also its use to support teachers in making short study and revision videos. Just recently, we ran two workshops for the Leathersellers Federation of Schools on just those themes. I thought it worth just highlighting a perspective on the ideal kit and software solution for schools wishing to complete the whole production process in-house. Clearl...

Supporting Innovation at Academy 360

Academy 360 is a Gaia partner school in Sunderland. As part of the managed service provision Gaia has sponsored ‘a discovery space’ to help promote innovation with   technology. This is not unique. Gaia has sponsored such spaces elsewhere. You can see the case study of our contribution at SGS Berkeley Green UTC here and in April we will be  establishing a similar centre at Prendergast  School (Leathersellers Federation) in Lewisham.

Are you teaching about WW1?

Are you teaching about WW1?  If so Gaia  has a range of resources  that  can support  the topic:   A very simple starting place would be to use the WW1 playlist on You Tube.  This playlist  includes a series of very short animations showing soldiers  in a variety of WW1 related situations. These are great for stimulating discussion about what the soldiers might be saying and how they could be feeling.  You can use them as stimulus for  writing, perhaps letters home about life in the trenches. If you want to embed the clips in your presentation software then you can get an ’embed code’ from You Tube. Underneath the video click  ‘share’ and then in the window that opens up  select ‘Embed’. From the options list turn off the  offer to show  suggested v...

Get the most out of your green screen

A helpsheet detailing best practice in how to set up and use a green screen. Setting Up Green Screen

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