The Yoho Blog: Events & Inspiration from our World

Horniman Museum, London

Working with the Walrus

09:36 08 February in Museums & Exhibitions by MarkWhatmore

Yoho Media has been commissioned by the Hornimam Museum to produce a series of programmes for their new Anthropology Gallery; including an interactive installation, video and audio content. We'll be working with museum designers Ralph Applebaum Associates and project managers Fraser Randall to create the new exhibits, which will open...

David Livingstone. An image from the Discoveries projection for the National Musem of Scotland.

Video from a time before Video

13:07 26 January in Documentary, Filmmaking, Museums & Exhibitions by MarkWhatmore

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Our latest video installation for the National Museum of Scotland's 'Discoveries' Gallery is a projection that explores two centuries of Scottish discovery, invention and innovation around the world. The challenge was to bring these stories to life using a range of static archive material, including documents, maps, portraits, letters and...

The monkeys take over. Iquitos, Peru. Photo credit: Yoho Media.

Local crew…..

14:57 25 March in Documentary, Filmmaking, Museums & Exhibitions by MarkWhatmore

We're back in Iquitos, Peru, filming another episode of the 'Spirit of Freedom' series, which follows the work of Animal Defenders International, a UK-based animal rights charity which has worked with the Peruvian government to ban the use of wild animals in circuses. The series, which we've been filming since...

Shooting Timelapse at Petworth House, Sussex during production of a film for The National Trust. Photo credit: Yoho Media.

Personality at Petworth

15:10 02 February in Documentary by MarkWhatmore

We're filming at Petworth House in Sussex today, on the first day of a new film for the National Trust, who have decided it's time to shake up their approach to interpretation; less talking heads and heavy history, more creativity and imagination. We're developing an anarchic little film which will...

A purple sunset over the coat-fired East Midlands Power Station.

Sometimes even C02 looks beautiful

10:30 20 January in Photography by MarkWhatmore

After a busy day of filming at Nationwide Building Society in Derby I couldn't resist this shot of the East Midlands Power Station looking moody and threatening against a chilly winter sunset. The footage, captured in crystal clear 5k is available to buy through our online collections at Nimia....

Lion Ark goes Global

11:02 04 October in Broadcast, Cinema, Documentary by MarkWhatmore

Lion Ark – our award winning documentary about the rescue of 25 lions from Bolivian circuses by ADI – now has an exclusive worldwide distribution deal for television with ITV Studios Global Entertainment. We provided crew, equipment, data management and editing services to the film, which was made by Animal...

Shooting with the WWF in the Massai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.

Under African Skies

20:20 07 June in Documentary by MarkWhatmore

We're filming in Africa this week, shooting a documentary for UNESCO-IHE and the WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) about Kenya's Mara River and the pressure on shared water resources. Working with a team of Kenyan and Dutch professionals - amazing landscapes, great people and phenomenal skies....

Filming in Israel and Palestine for UNESCO-IHE. Photo credit: Yoho Media.

Behind the Wall: Filming in Palestine

20:24 07 March in Documentary by MarkWhatmore

We're in Palestine this week, continuing our work with UNESCO-IHE on a film about global water resources, conservation and education. We're filming at Birzeit University outside Ramallah, where Palestine's leading water engineers are teaching future generations about the importance of water conservation. Inspiring people, doing all that they can, but...

Mako-Mere: making friends in Uganda

18:00 04 October in Drama, Filmmaking by MarkWhatmore

Mako-Mere (making friends) is a modern Ugandan soap opera designed to carry key development messages. Shot on location in the Eastern province of Tororo, the series follows the lives of a group of Ugandans, including a family, a drinker, a priest and a corrupt village elder, as they struggle to...

Filming at the Norwegian Ice Music Festival. Photo credit: Emile Holba.

‘Notes on Ice’ has Antlers

11:16 02 October in Documentary by MarkWhatmore

Our film about Norway's ice music festival is a finalist in the 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival. Something of a personal triumph for me as I saw the Banff festival tour about 10 years ago in a tiny cinema in Fernie, deep in the Canadian rockies, and was so impressed...