TWO days ago a rather worried-sounding Tanya from KFE Ltd got in touch to say that a video producer had let them down at the last minute.
KFE, which makes chip shop equipment in Market Deeping near Peterborough, had had the clever idea of getting their customers to send them video clips celebrating National Fish and Chip Day. The video producer had then promised to combine all the clips into one little video for KFE to use on social media.
Two days before National Fish and Chip Day something went wrong. Perhaps the original supplier realised the potential pitfalls of trying to stitch together phone videos from all over Britain.
Never one to shy away from a challenge, we said we’d give it a go. Nearly 20 clips arrived attached to about ten emails, we took a deep breath and had a look. The clips were every shape and size imaginable, with strange background noises, shocking colour casts and mostly shot in ‘portrait’ format. But these people aren’t film-makers, they make delicious fish and chips. Three hours later their phone clips looked like this:
What’s for supper?