Teleprompter apps for mobile devices

Using a digital teleprompter, you can read your script in real time to ensure that your video content is engaging. Teleprompter apps are designed to help you read off a script while you record your video. The text scrolls automatically so that you stay up to date with what you need to say.  And best […]

How to include captions, srt files for example, with your video

The end product for captions is what is known as a sidecar file. There are various file types: .srt, .vtt, .scc, and more. These are versatile, text-based files that you then add to your video by uploading the caption file to the online platform where your video is hosted. Viewers can toggle these captions on or off. […]

2023 Oscar-nominated Live-Action Short-Films

This year, the five Oscar-nominated short films are cold weather oriented as they take place in northern areas of the world (Ivalu, Night Ride, An Irish Goodbye) or in winter (Le Pupille). The Disney/Alfonso Cúaron produced film which is also the longest of the selection takes places in Italy. It was cute but I think […]

Diversity, equity and inclusion

At Heliopolis Productions Ltd, we strive to work with employees, contractors and clients that represent the diversity that surrounds us, particularly in a city like Toronto where we are currently based. We tackle subjects ranging from HIV treatments to personal finance and we do it in different languages and always ensure our work is accessible […]

Online video checklist

With this checklist, prepare yourself for a successful online video recording session.