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Fast video editing workflow. Full fibre connected video editing suite showing speed test dials in progress

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

Filming interviews indoors

10 points to consider when filming interviews indoors Working as a filmmaker in London I do my best to support the productions of all my clients. When filming interviews indoors a filmmaker needs to consider all the following points when being asked to produce a...

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...

Remote video editing. Close up of coloured Avid Media Composer keyboard with white text overlay

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...