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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...

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Protecting media assets for editing

Ensuring a safe post-production workflow Protecting media assets for video production and post-production is key to ensuring a safe and hassle-free workflow. As a BBC trained video editor and with over 15 years’ experience of editing, I have gained a detailed knowledge of best practices...

London Cameraman Julian Langham looking up through the camera top mounted monitor

Cameraman filming a corporate webinar

Flying out to film a corporate webinar I was recently was booked as a cameraman to film a series of ‘live’ webinars, across different time zones, for a corporate client, which was based in Rotterdam. Those of us in the technical crew flew out to...

Filming and editing. Camera mounted on a slider films a row of red rose petals laid on a white light box

Videographer filming and editing kit update

Recent video production equipment purchases Filming and editing as a videographer based in London I’ve recently invested in some new additional camera and post-production kit. These new purchases help me to ensure that I can continue to improve the production value of my videos and...

Director of Photography side profile of Julian adjusting a tripod handle with a large LCD monitor view of the clapper board action behind him

Director of Photography filming a short studio based film

Filming a short film at Elephant Studios I was recently booked to work as the Director of Photography on an art house short film. It was to be filmed at the London South Bank University’s (LSBU) newly installed Elephant Studios. With over 15 years experience of...

Quote for video production. Julian kneeling down adjusting the settings of his radio microphones

Video production editing quote

12 questions to help estimate a quote When requesting a quote for video production and editing for your proposed project, there are 12 important questions you should first consider as the answers will have a bearing on the pricing of any estimate you may be...

Samyang prime lenses. Photograph of five lenses

Filming kit now includes a set of five Samyang prime lenses

Videographer filming kit update Samyang prime lenses and a Metabones speed booster are the latest acquisitions to my filming kit. I frequently update my filming and editing kit so that I can continue to enhance the quality of my video production and post-production commissions. Samyang prime lenses...