Self Shooting vs Going Pro – when?

With the demand for video content on Facebook and other platforms at an all-time high, the question of when to be self shooting video content and when to go ‘pro’ is more pertinent than ever…   Social media platforms and […]

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What is B-Roll footage?

What is B-Roll footage? Well, depending on what you are filming, B-Roll footage is one of or even all of the following… The narrative lifeblood of your video The plasters to cover edit cracks The visual variety to retain engagement […]

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Different Types of Video Camera…

We own and use a couple of different types of video camera here at Silvertip Films, and with our range of video production work, we often use different ones on different projects and I thought a blog post about these might […]

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Getting good sound on video

Getting good sound on video…it’s important isn’t it? When shooting an interview or a piece to camera, or even a short film / acting scene, having good, clean sound is vital. There’s a couple of ways to do this – […]

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Hair Styling on Si Cranstoun shoot

Guest blog from Hair Stylist Emma Lehane…   I was very excited to join the team and work on the Si Cranstoun video for Never Gonna Let You Go, as for me personally it allowed me to show off different […]

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Location, Location, Location!

When shooting a music video, the film location hire is extremely important. It’s where all the action will take place of course! It needs to be a space – or spaces – that work visually for you as an artist. […]

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2017: Year of Video

2017 is set to be the year of video – some recently released statistics from HighQ are for us, very encouraging and show just how vital video will be in marketing and promotion in the future. We’ve been producing video […]

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Filming should be fun…

As a Video Director, I’m in a very lucky position in that I have a job I enjoy, doing something I love – which isn’t something everyone can say, sadly. I believe that filming is and should be fun but […]

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Year in Review 2016

It’s time for the yearly look back at our work, which we have stunningly named the Year in Review, so let’s see what we got up to…   As video continues to dominate online and across social media, become a […]

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Horsham Christmas Solved

Horsham…Christmas, Solved!   In 2015, we worked with Horsham Time Well Spent – a part of Horsham Council – to produce a promotional video for the Black Friday weekend. This video was to encourage people to come into Horsham town […]

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