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Editing subtitles

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 add subtitles to the production of a video or…

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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 editing work.  Usually, this initial enquiry provides a brief…

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Video production editing 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 given. 12 questions to help estimate a…

Samyang prime lenses. Photograph of five lenses

Samyang prime lenses

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. Videographer filming kit update A recent purchase…

Freelance guest speaker Julian Langham filming on location

Talking as a freelance guest speaker

With many years of video production experience, I’m occasionally asked to speak as a freelance guest speaker.  In this post, I detail one recent speech. Invitation to speak as a freelance guest speaker My friend, film studies lecturer Marko Waschke, recently asked me if I…

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

In this blog article, I explain the process of editing a promotional video. 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…

Filming a panel discussion. Seven panel guests sitting on separate chairs on stage

Filming a panel discussion

Filming a panel discussion with multiple camera angles and individual radio microphones for each contributor allows the later editing of the discussion to create a highlights video and delivering various length versions. Panel debate video production Digital Drama, a multi-media production company, commissioned me to…

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Subtitled language translations

Subtitled language translations for editing into videos or films is one of the many post-production services that I offer. This case study features a project which I recently completed and involved filming a series of interviews with well-known footballers and then adding subtitles with five…