Our Journal

A place for all things Sonic Eye. Keep up to date with our news, get professional video editing tips, travel video ideas, GoPro video tricks and tips for small business. 

Welcome 2021

We’re planning for a New Year full of surprises, hopefully the good kind! With our first video editing bookings already flowing in, it’s already looking like a brighter year for Sonic Eye than the one we’re leaving behind.

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True Colours

I took this photo at a Climate March some time ago. The attendees might look a little older than you’re used to – because it was almost ten years ago. It was the first time I’d ever seen the slogan ‘There Is No Planet B’.

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How to make a Halloween Video

To celebrate Halloween 2020 we thought we’d have some fun and make a ‘scarystory’ using free media. Virtually all the video content in our story comes from free sources, including the spooky soundtrack. Read on for the details and have a go at making your own!

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For The Planet

If you haven’t yet seen David Attenborough’s most recent documentary A Life On Our Planet, watch it this weekend. Like all of Sir David’s BBC documentaries, it’s beautifully made, engaging and inspiring, featuring some of the finest wildlife and nature videographers on the planet.

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2020 the year from hell

Spanning the end of 2019 and most of 2020, Sonic Eye’s sixth year has been described as the ‘Year from Hell’. There have still been some silver linings, but we’ve had to look very hard to find them.

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How to organise your videos for editing

Is your camera full of holiday footage? Are your GoPro camera cards stuck in a drawer? Are your Travel Videos on a Hard Drive and in the back of the cupboard, or left on the shelf? Organising your videos ready to edit one of those things you’re always going to do ‘some time’. With so many of us stuck inside and looking for things to do, this is the perfect time to get it done.

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Flying High – Aircrash VFX

In our latest showreel we take to the skies with an aerobatics champion pilot. Strap yourselves in, it’s a pretty wild ride!

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Work from Home – PJ’s or Work Clothes?

So the burning question of the day is, do you wear your PJ’s while you’re working from home, or do you wear work clothes? I used to slip into my pyjamas when I started out freelancing, but now I think it’s a bad idea. Read on to find out why.

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11 Free things to do while in lockdown

Running out of things to do to stave off the boredom during the Covid-19 restrictions? From Virtual Travel to Hogwarts Training Courses, here are some ideas to keep you entertained during the lockdown (updated Sep 2020).

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Léa Villani Music Video

Go behind the scenes on our music video shoot for Léa Villani’s first single, ‘Inconditionnellement’ at Coogee Beach in Sydney, Australia. We were so lucky to complete this shoot just one week prior to the Coronavirus shutdown.

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