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Announcing new stock video feature

Royalty free stock video During my freelance work as a cameraman, filmmaker and videographer I have been able to capture many stunning images. In order to share some of these best aspects of my work, I’ve now added a new royalty-free stock video portfolio section...

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Post-production Avid conforms

Avid conform case study Recently, I was commissioned as a freelance Avid editor to manage a series of post-production conforms that had previously been edited on Avid Media Composer. The project to be conformed was a series of short films destined for online use. A major...

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Skills needed for filmmaking

Working as a Freelance Filmmaker What are the skills needed for filmmaking? The art and craft of working as a freelance filmmaker can be regarded as an essential modern-day craft skill. Every industry, business and professional now requires films and videos to help with their...

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Multi camera filming tips

Multi camera production Working on my own as a freelance videographer, I can offer my clients the option of multi camera filming for suitable projects. Filming with more than one camera allows me to film a wider range of angles for any suitable event, performance or interview. These...

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London filmmaker promoting diversity

Promoting diversity in film and video production. As a freelance filmmaker reflecting and promoting diversity in my film and video commissions is something I always consider. By actively promoting diversity I strive to ensure all of our disparate society is represented in the projects I produce....

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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...