MakoMedia’s very own News Blog. Here you will find frequent and informal updates on MakoMedia’s day to day business happenings, as and when they happen.

The Fireflys Music Video + Photography Shoot

Working in conjunction The Fireflys (a 3 piece rock band from Widnes) to produce a music video and a set of profile shots to publicise the band and it's new album release "Temple For Your Ashes". Brief The band were very clear that they wanted their video and profile...

Read All About I.T.

Not a week has gone by and our sister company MakoEducation is already making waves in the local press. We would like to point out that there's a slight error in the quote: Mako Education founders Sean O’Hare and Ian Pye previously ran the Widnes and Runcorn City...

Solid state – Pastures new

Since the first time we pressed the red record button, we've always recorded to some form of tape based medium, VHS, VHS-C and up until now MiniDV. But times are changing (and so is Final Cut - not supporting tape based capturing in the new version which is just...

Teens & Toddlers in Halton Video

MakoMedia was commissioned to create a film that highlighted the benefits of the fantastic 'Teens & Toddlers' program in Halton. Teens & Toddlers was founded in 2001 to address the social exclusion of young people. They now run a range of programmes focused on...

Halton’s Celebration of the Olympic Torch 2012

Halton Borough Council organised a special celebration ceremony where six local schools performed a variety of musical, dance and drama performances at The Brindley Arts Centre in front of a sell out audience. Afterwards, the performers and audience members flooded...

The Property Shop Widnes – Video Tour

The Property Shop Widnes asked us to create a video tour of a new property that they had added to their portfolio. The video tour was created to use on their website to give their potential clients the chance to view the property without having to leave the comfort of...

Bethany Cammack – Fashion Shoot

  When MakoMedia was invited to work with our good friends at Evolutionary Images and Love Frocks we jumped at the chance. We where asked to crate a 'behind the scenes' video for Bethany Cammack's during one of her studio photography shoots. Bethany Cammack is a...

CRMZ & HRMZ SummerBlitz Highlights

CRMZ and HRMZ Youth Centres in Halton wanted to produce a video to document their Summer Blitz Program of activities for young people. The video highlights the wide range of activities that were available to the young people of Halton. We spent two days filming the...

Wade Deacon High School Promo Video

Wade Deacon High School in Widnes wanted to produce a video to highlight their excellent achievements in their school by highlighting the efforts of their admin and back-room staff, in order to show the impact that their efforts have on the pupils who attend the...

Sound Clash Live Music Event

The live final for the ‘Sound Clash’ music event was an amazing success. Young people from across Halton came together at ‘The Studio’, Queens Hall, Lacey Street, to perform and compete for some top prizes.Melodious acoustic duos, stunning solo instrumentals,...

Halton Sports Campus

Off the back of the success of the Saints Peter & Paul College Prospectus film both Wade Deacon High School and Saints Peter & Paul Catholic College approached us about creating a showcase for their excellent sports campus facilities in Halton, to help...

Sts Peter & Paul College Prospectus

Saints Peter & Paul College, Widnes asked if we could produce a college prospectus video that they could show to prospective students and give away at open evenings. "Great" we said, "No problem", but what if we could engage the students of the college at the same...