Post-Production

My blog articles related to my post-production experiences and knowledge

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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...

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How to resolve video audio syncing problems

How to fix video audio sync problems In an ideal world video audio syncing should be a relatively simple process. In most cases, some form of sync sound is recorded with the video during filming. If an external audio recorder is being used, to improve...

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Questions to a video production freelancer

Questions to a video production freelancer is a blog article I have written to help and assist the many students who contact me seeking answers and advice. Answering students questions Initially, a couple of creative media production students, currently studying at Chichester College, contacted me. As...

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Talking as a guest speaker to students

My invitation to speak My friend, film studies lecturer Marko Waschke, recently asked me if I would be interested in talking as a guest speaker to some of his students. I was and he subsequently invited me to speak with his 2nd year BA (Hons)...

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Promotional trailer video editor

30 seconds to sell In order to produce great promotional trailers, post-production editors need to be able to make the most of the short time provided to capture and engage the audience whilst also communicating the programmes’ or projects’ ideas. When working at the BBC...

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Freelance video editor CV

Professional Summary: An experienced BBC trained Video Editor adept at transforming raw footage into striking and original short-form broadcast standard films and videos, which enhance audience engagement. Key strengths include: utilising a wide range of equipment and solutions to deliver edits which fulfil narrative requirements for...

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How to estimate a quote for video editing

10 things to think about when quoting for video editing and post-production Many factors can affect how long the post-production process can take for any particular programme, film, trailer or video. As a BBC trained freelance video editor, I am usually asked to respond quickly...

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How to protect your video media and project assets

An editors introduction to safeguarding every editing project you are working on from hard drive failure When I’m booked as a freelance video editor, I frequently arrive at the client site to find a hard drive that has all the required camera media files copied onto it....