Location Filming

My blog articles related to my location filming experiences and knowledge

Motion control cameraman showing filming location on Barbican stage

Motion control cameraman

Explaining my assignment working as a motion control cameraman that took place both in the Milton Court and the Barbican main concert hall in London over a period of four days. My specific role was to film close moving shots of the performing artists, for…

Skills needed for filmmaking showing Julian Langham with camera kit

Skills needed for filmmaking

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 bespoke communication and promotion. There’s…

Behind the scenes videographer. A wide shot showing a studio video production in progress.

Behind the scenes videographer

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 is a great way…

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…

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

Producing a music video in a small studio

When you are looking at producing a music video especially a low budget music video its good to utilise the resources you have access to. We devised this music video based around filming in a very small studio space. Music video production and filming This…

Filming interviews indoors. A image showing Historian Dr Jennian Geddes as she was being filmed

Filming interviews indoors

To help other filmmakers when filming interviews indoors I’ve composed a list of ten points to consider before the interview takes place. Considering these different points will help ensure a successful outcome for you and the client when being asked to produce a new film…

Fast turnaround video production. Tripod mounted Lumix GH4 secured onto the top of my Tascam DR-60

Fast turnaround filming and editing for a press conference

I can offer a fast turnaround video production if required. In this case study, I explain one recent project after received an e-mail from the theme park company Alton Towers asking me if I was available to film a forthcoming press conference at The Science…

Corporate filming by London based cameraman Julian Langham seen looking up through the camera top mounted monitor

Cameraman for corporate filming

This corporate filming case study gives an overview of my recent trip to Rotterdam to film a live webinar series with a crew for international distribution. Flying out to film a corporate webinar I was recently was booked as a cameraman to film a series…