#ContentCatchUp: a Paralympics story that resonates with the world
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#ContentCatchUp: a Paralympics story that resonates with the world

Author: James Cresswell | Posted on: 5 August 2021


For this week's blog, we're bringing back our #ContentCatchUp series, in which we collect some of the most essential reads on the internet about content production, marketing, and general creative inspiration.

This week's featured article looks at how Channel 4 created a Paralympics campaign that reflects the universal mood of the moment – celebrating endurance, and triumph over adversity.




“It’s sheer grit against the odds – which after the year we’ve all had, will strike a chord with many. But it’s not all doom and gloom, the sense of humour of our athletes is woven throughout the film – the enduring human spirit. The script was written in partnership with our athletes – everything you see in the film was inspired by real-life experiences of the Paralympians featured, all of whom generously shared their stories with us. Bradford brought cinematic vision to the development process, with his talent for unique, emotive visual storytelling.”

Channel 4 are telling a Paralympics story that resonates with the world (Eliza Williams)

Content production

Sony unveils a camera designed for self-filmed, vlog-style content (Ryan Mense)

What can we learn about the production process from the Coen brothers? (Calum Russell)

Ten ways to make interviews that little bit more cinematic (Alyssa Miller)

The marketing and content industry

Aspiring creatives share their stories of starting out in 2021 (Hannah Currey)

Does advertising need to find its sense of humour again? (Sam Bradley)

Creative inspiration

A new documentary looks at an ambitious school play adaptation of Alien (Kambole Campbell)

A deep dive into the brand campaigns surrounding the Tokyo Olympics (Charlotte McEleny)

How Alfred Hitchock crafted the iconic shower scene from Psycho (Jason Hellerman)

In case you missed it... previously on the Ember blog

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Marketing during a pandemic with City, University of London

How to inspire students to study creative subjects

Decided to go down the content marketing route but don’t know where to turn for help? Send us an email or give us a call and we’ll see if we can help you.

Author: James Cresswell

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James is our copywriter and social media manager here at Ember Television. He joined us after studying an MA programme in Film and Television: Research and Production at the University of Birmingham.
#ContentCatchUp: a Paralympics story that resonates with the world



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