Post-Production

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

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...

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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...

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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...

How to resolve video audio syncing. Screen shot of computer editing application timeline showing large collection of audio tracks

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...

Questions to a video production freelancer. Wide shot featuring a lit green screen background in front of which are two LCD monitors, an edit station, lights, camera and grip.

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...

Talking as a guest speaker to students. Julian Langham sitting in the front seat of a transit van with Marko Waschke. Julian is holding a Lumix GH4 supported within a fig rig.

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...