3D Visual FX

Here’s a couple of shots we recently filmed with presenter Jessica Jay, embellished with some 3D visual effects…   To make these effects shots more convincing, I utilized a couple of techniques regularly used in the visual effects industry. The […]

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Taking to the Skies!

Taking to the skies on the recent Objayda music video shoot with a drone… Having professional drone filming for the first time on our shoot for Objayda’s music video, was a real eye opener. I’ve had passing thoughts about becoming a […]

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Echo Boom Generation Shoot

I hadn’t shot any rock music for a while so when the Echo Boom Generation video opportunity came up and I heard the song, I was really keen to get it. Echo Boom Generation – Linda, Callum, Emma. I love […]

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Shooting the Canary Islands for Thomas Cook…

Recently we were invited to pitch for a new series videos to promote the Canary Islands for Thomas Cook, one of the UK’s leading travel agencies, and specifically their Winter Sun getaways to the islands. We worked with Thomas Cook last year […]

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Talking on Camera…

Unless you are – or have experience as – a presenter or actor or are used to speaking in front of large numbers of people, talking on camera can be a daunting experience. Shooting the RSVP Media Response promotional video […]

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Using the GHOST stabilizer rig…

We recently shot our first project – for performer Victoria Tansey – using the GHOST stabilizer rig, designed and built by Spaulding International Cinema. The rig allows us to achieve steadicam style shots but with even more freedom of movement […]

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The Indie Shooting Kit

Gear, Gear, Gear. It’s all anyone ever goes on about. Many an online video production blog has gone on about that latest camera or bit of kit that will make you so much better if you buy it or use […]

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4 Steps to Cast Your Next Production

4 Steps to Cast Your Next Production For a first timer, casting your next production can be very daunting. Even if you have cast actors for productions before, every project is different and there’s a lot of variation. Luckily, no […]

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Sticking to a shoot schedule!

Time is one of the most important and valuable things on a video shoot. You think – “We’ve got all day!” or “It will only take 5 minutes to do that” or even “Do we really have to get there […]

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Video and Social Media

Having a video made to promote your business is certainly the first step in the process – these days, it’s not enough to just hire a video production company to make the video, it won’t just get seen by itself, […]

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