Video Production

My blog articles related to my video production 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...

Fast video editing workflow. Full fibre connected video editing suite showing speed test dials in progress

Full fibre optic broadband connected video editing suite

Video edit suite with full fibre broadband The performance of my Central London video production has recently been further enhanced by the installation of an ultra-fast full fibre connected video editing suite. Fast transfer of data and video media Earlier this year, I decided to...

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...

Filming and editing. Camera mounted on a slider films a row of red rose petals laid on a white light box

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...

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...

Quote for video production. Julian kneeling down adjusting the settings of his radio microphones

Requesting a quote for video production and editing

12 questions to help estimate a quote for video production 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...

Samyang prime lenses. Photograph of five lenses

Filming kit now includes a set of five Samyang prime lenses

Videographer filming kit update 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. Samyang prime lenses...