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Blog about video production and post-production

Behind the scenes videographer. A wide shot showing a studio video production in progress.

Behind the scenes videographer

On location video production Working as a freelance cameraman and editor, my commissions include working as a behind the scenes videographer.  This enables me to provide engaging, fast-paced and short-form content of different durations that can be shared on all social media channels. ‘Behind-the-scenes’ video footage...

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Subtitle editing with many different languages

Filming and editing interviews with subtitled language translations Subtitle editing is one of the many post-production services that I offer. I recently filmed a series of interviews with well-known footballers. Five different subtitled language translations of each interview were required by my client. This would...

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Editing subtitles

Subtitles help your viewers understand what has been said Subtitles are used in a wide range of people and are particularly useful when viewing on a variety of devices, particularly when ‘on the move’ or in noisy locations. There is now an increasing trend to...

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Full fibre optic broadband connected video editing suite

Video edit suite with full fibre broadband The performance of my Central London video production has recently been further enhanced by the installation of an ultra-fast full fibre connected video editing suite. Fast transfer of data and video media Earlier this year, I decided to...

Filming interviews indoors. A image showing Historian Dr Jennian Geddes as she was being filmed

10 points to consider when filming interviews indoors

Filming interviews indoors When filming interviews indoors a filmmaker needs to consider all the following points when being asked to produce a new video to optimize the outcome for prospective clients. Punctuality: Good timekeeping is essential when carrying out a pre-arranged filming schedule. It is...

DBS checked cameraman Julian Langham showing my DBS certificate

DBS checked cameraman and videographer

DBS checked cameraman ensuring safe working practices As a DBS checked cameraman, I am often commissioned to film video projects which may include working with or filming groups of vulnerable people. Previously these have included working and filming with young people, people with learning difficulties...

Editing a promotional video. A photograph of an Avid Media Composer non-linear editing system timeline showing edited clips across many different audio and vision layers

Editing a promotional compilation video

Promo video editing Recently, I received a request by email to tender a quote for editing a promotional video. This initial enquiry provided a brief outline of the client’s requirements together with what production details should be itemised in the quote and with the deadline...

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Remote video editing

How to estimate a quote for remote video editing Remote video editing is a service I offer from my base in Vauxhall, Central London. I am frequently receiving requests by email to estimate a quote for promotional videos, short films and different kinds of video...