Video Production

My blog articles related to my video production experiences and knowledge

Filming and editing presentation videos. Producing highlight videos. Opening credit board

Producing highlight videos

Producing highlight videos for Happy.com from presentations Happy Ltd commissioned my services as a London videographer to film a series of presentations talking about creating happy workplace environments. The one-day seminar was held at etc.venues London city location. Planning ahead In this instance, I was…

How to make a music video. Blurred image of lead singer with golden beard and hair with me filming in the background.

How to make a music video 18 points to consider

The main creative and technical considerations I enjoy working on music based projects and music videos. I’ve worked as a video producer, director, cameraman and post-production editor whilst at the BBC and as a freelancer. I share my freelance video production perspective to help anyone who…

4K video production. Ninja blade screen showing on screen display features

4K video production

To enable higher quality video production and 4K filming and editing I’ve added some new kit to my gear list: The latest addition to my filmmaking equipment kit list includes the Lumix GH-4 which now allows me to film higher quality 4K footage. I’ve really enjoyed…

How to give creative feedback. Julian filming the highly coloured reflections from a mirror ball in the shade

How to give creative feedback for video production

A perspective on recent developments in video production There have been many changes to the digital creative industries and in particular video production in recent years. It’s incredible to consider that YouTube only started up in 2005 and now has over 100 hours of video uploaded to it every minute. Over the last…

Quality video production

Aspects to consider for high-quality video production. With the knowledge gained from my many filming gigs I recently wrote a guide to writing a pre-production brief. Following on from that this post looks at how to improve the quality of your video production. Recent technology…

Freelance video producer

Travelling to Europe for filming Working as a freelance video producer I’m just back from filming at Baselworld which is the world’s leading Swiss watch and jewellery show based in Basel. My filming equipment included two cameras, associated lenses, LED panel light and softbox. I…

Writing a video production brief

Preparing for video production As a London filmmaker, I’m always getting asked for tips and ideas on how to make good short films and engaging video content. One of the keys to that can be for the client to write a good pre-production brief. I’ve…