Location Filming

My blog articles related to my location filming experiences and knowledge

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Filming a panel debate discussion

Panel debate video production Filming a panel debate allows the later editing of the discussion with multiple camera angles and the sharing of various length versions. Video production commission Digital Drama, a multi-media production company, commissioned me to film and edit a panel discussion, which...

Filming at the BBC studios in Maida Vale. Julian checks his radio mic menu settings whilst monitoring the sound with a pair of headphones as the choir rehearse in Maida Vale studio 3

Filming at the BBC studios in Maida Vale

Filming a live BBC Radio 2 performance Filming at the BBC studios in Maida Vale required some advance planning to ensure that the project went smoothly. I was fortunate to be awarded a commission by the well-known Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir to create a showreel...

Producing a music video. Close up shot of a fine artists paint brush applying gold leaf over onto beard hair

Producing a music video filmed in a small studio

Music video production and filming Producing a music video filmed in a small studio space was a project that myself and production designer Luis Carvalho, decided to develop.  We discussed ideas for a concept music video project several months in advance of the actual filming...