The media65 blog

The media65 blog offers valuable resources and insights on speaking in front of a camera or audience. From tips on body language to public speaking advice, this blog is full of helpful content that will help you open up and create powerful interviews, presentations, and more.
Whether you're new to the stage or a seasoned speaker, the media65 blog has something unique to offer.
Mastering the Art of Speaking a Foreign Language in Front of an Audience

You can become a confident foreign language speaker in front of an audience by believing in your abilities and understanding different cultural contexts. Don't strive for perfection, focus on building connections and practicing every day. Do research on the history, culture and customs of the language to better understand how people speak in different parts of the world. With enough practice and dedication, you can be a successful speaker of a foreign language.

Exploring the Fearless Confidence of 5 Year Olds in Front of the Camera

If you've ever noticed, 5 year olds aren't afraid to be in front of a camera or an audience. They often don't even flinch in front of the camera - no matter how big or how close it is. But why is that?

Event videos that really convert

You are hosting an event. That's great. How many people will attend? 20, 50, maybe 100+? How could you extend the lifespan of your event and leverage all the hard work you had been putting into the organization of that event? You guessed right: an event video will be the best foundation to efficiently market your event way beyond the physical limits your event imposes.

Succeed in front of the camera #4: The "don't say yes" rule

Part 4 of our short video series: Especially interview-rookies love to reply with "yes...". A total no-go in front of a camera if you are being interviewed. Here's why.

The Creative Power of Rehearsing Your Presentations in Your Car

I love to rehearse upcoming speeches in my car while (safely) driving. And I’m for sure not the only one who does: For busy executives, marketers, and managers, finding the time to practice your presentations, speeches or interviews can be a challenge. Luckily for you, with a little creativity and ingenuity, there are unique ways to make sure you nail those big pitches; one of these solutions is rehearsing in your car!

Succeed in front of the camera #3: How clothes affect the sound

Part 2 of our short video series: Jacket? Dress? Turtle-Neck? What sounds best on camera? Surprise surprise! It might come as a surprise, but the way you dress impacts the way you sound on camera, but indeed there's a clear correlation between the clothes and the sound. But the reason is not what you probably think.

Succeed in front of the camera #2: Drink the right beverage

Part 2 of our short video series: Let's talk about the right beverages for speakers. What beverage will make you perform well and what beverage will make you stumble?

Learn From Politicians: 7 Techniques Politicians Use to Ace On-Camera Presentations

We have all seen cringe-worthy videos of politicians giving speeches. Time to get inspired. Over all the years I’ve filmed interviews I had quite some politicians in front of the camera from all across Europe. Be it Werner Hoyer, the president of the European Investment Bank, Phil Hogan, former Commissioner for Agriculture, Xavier Bettel, Luxembourg Prime Minister, and many others. There are quite some takeaways on how to polish your appearance in front of a camera.

Succeed in front of the camera #1: rehearsing!

Part 1 of our short video series: Rehearsal! That's the key to getting comfortable in front of a camera. Let me give you my best advice on how to rehearse your appearance in front of any camera.

The Importance of Communication Skills in the Business World

In a competitive world, communication skills are more important than ever. Many jobs now require the ability to speak in front of a camera, whether it is for an interview, corporate film, or webinar. Being able to communicate effectively can set you apart from the competition and help you reach your career goals. In this blog post, I will discuss the importance of communication skills in the business world and how they can help you succeed!

The fear of being in front of a camera

If you're like most people, the thought of having to speak on camera likely fills you with dread. But there's no need to be afraid - with a little bit of preparation, anyone can learn to deliver an engaging and compelling performance. I know from my own experience that it takes practice to come to the point where you feel comfortable speaking in front of the camera.