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This weekend was my 7th entry into the DVMission 48 hour film challenge which takes place in Portsmouth every year. I team up with James from Maddogs Productions and we enter under the guise of Team Maddogs. The premise for those unfamiliar, is that we are given a Title,...... Read More »

We’ve recently been working hard to get the brand new website for Not Bad Books ready. Following the successful launch of their first book Dear Bill Bryson: Footnotes from a Small Island – a parody of Bryson’s classic travel book, Not Bad Books is a publishing house based in...... Read More »

We’re delighted to have been working on the website for a brand new VR game called Pixel Ripped. The team behind it have just launched their official Kickstarter campaign (looking to raise £40k). It’s a brilliant concept – a huge homage to retro gaming that can be used with Gear...... Read More »

At Starboard we love running, and attending events to do with the world of web, tech and creativity. Throughout the years we’ve met a lot of people who also run events, and got us thinking – wouldn’t it be great to have a place where all the events in...... Read More »

PubHack is a digital hackathon based in a pub, which we started back in 2013, and we’re really chuffed that it’s gotten through to the voting stage of the .Net Awards! PubHack is shortlisted for the ‘Grassroots Event of the Year’ award, and you can help us reach the...... Read More »

As a Trustee of the charity, I’ve been working alongside charity founder Jenna to get a website ready for Community Fusion. The charity was founded a few years ago and has not as yet had a web presence other than social media, so I couldn’t wait to get stuck...... Read More »

Chitronics is a music event in Chichester, which hosts a panel of talks followed by live music. Last year we worked on the Radiophonic Workshop exclusive event, and this year they are putting on an entire day celebrating Norwegian Electronica, featuring artists such as Mungolian Jetset, Frost and Mental...... Read More »

In March 2015 we were brought in to produce a number of videos following the first KinectHack London event at Microsoft. The event, organised by Moov2 and Microsoft was a huge success, bringing in over 80 developers and designers from across the world to hack with the new Kinect...... Read More »

Saturday 11th April saw the first of the Spec Op events from Infiltration Airsoft. The company which has been running for over a year have taken airsofting to the next level with immersive story telling and role play events. We were brought along to their first Spec Op event...... Read More »

We like to keep on top of things here at Starboard Media, and when inspiration strikes it’s time to get out the notepad, flex those Photoshop skills and code up a storm. With spring now on our doorstep, there’s something in the air and the urge for a spring clean...... Read More »

We recently launched the new website for H Bradshaw’s Equine Supplements. They are famous for their particular brand of horse care products; Coligone. Having designed their website way back in 2008, it was time that the site had a refresh. As well as the new website we produced the...... Read More »

We’ve been busy bees this month! First with PubHack selling out, and now we’ve re-launched the website for our networking group Portsmouth Freelancers Meet. Incase you didn’t know, Portsmouth Freelancers Meet (aka PFMeet) is an informal networking evening that happens every 2nd Tuesday of the month. We’ve been running it...... Read More »

Tickets for our hackathon event PubHack went on sale last week and sold out within 48 hours of going live! 50 creatives and techies from around the South Coast will be gathering in the Fat Fox pub on the 25th June to create something. PubHack is an idea cooked...... Read More »

Every year I take part in DV Mission – A 48 hour film challenge based in Portsmouth. And this year proved to be the most challenging by far… For anyone who doesn’t know how it works, on the Friday at 5pm, three ‘obstructions’ are announced; The title of the...... Read More »

Brands That Get It Right »

October 29, 2014

We so often hear about brands that are doing things wrong; whether it’s bad customer service, a difficult to use website or simply not getting their message across. I feel it’s about time we celebrate some brands that have really been doing it right.  Abel & Cole www.abelandcole.co.uk  These guys sell...... Read More »

We recently spoke to some of our clients to find out why they love working with us, and this is what they had to say: From the initial consultation through to the published site my requirements were met and exceeded.  Starboard Media had a clear understanding of what my...... Read More »

Starboard turns 7! »

August 1, 2014

And what a 7 years it’s been! We started back in August 2007, when our Director Jo was still at University studying Film Production. Since then we’ve grown in terms of our client base and our team. We celebrated our 7th year with an evening at The Chambers, who...... Read More »

Our Director Jo Eyre has been running monthly networking group Portsmouth Freelancers Meet since 2010, and this August sees the 4th annual summer party for the group. We’re sponsoring the event by providing merchandise for the attendees, such as exclusive t-shirts, branded bottle openers, stickers and lanyards as well...... Read More »

Our brand new website »

June 30, 2014

We’ve been busy bees here in the Starboard Media office! Designing for yourself is not the easiest of tasks so we’ve made sure to take our time to come up with something we’re really proud of. Custom Design We don’t do templates here at Starboard; our website has been designed from...... Read More »

Earlier this year I produced a short drama over 6 weeks for the University of Chichester alongside Director and Writer Michael Holley. With a crew of over 30 and a cast of around 10 it was an ambitious production on a small budget. We shot over 5 days in...... Read More »

I spoke to a man in recently Newquay who lost his GoPro to the ocean because he hadn’t secured it properly. This is the best way to avoid losing your GoPro to the deep blue. The attachments you need 1 Surfboard Mounts Camera Tethers Tether Straps FCS™ Plug Rubber...... Read More »