Video Production

My blog articles related to my video production experiences and knowledge

Working freelance Q&A. Wide shot featuring a lit green screen background in front of which are two LCD monitors, an edit station, lights, camera and grip.

Working freelance Q&A

Working freelance Q&A is an article I have written to answer some of the questions sent to me by students looking for help with their future aims and ambitions and potential freelance career. Answering students questions Initially, a couple of creative media production students, currently…

DBS checked cameraman Julian Langham showing my DBS certificate

DBS checked cameraman

As a DBS checked cameraman, I am often commissioned to film video projects which may include working with or filming groups of vulnerable people. Here I explain some of the projects that I have worked on. Ensuring safe working practices As a DBS checked cameraman,…

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

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 might be thinking of creating a…

UHD video production. Ninja blade screen showing on screen display features

UHD video production

To enable UHD video production and even higher resolution filming and editing I’m always adding some new kit to my gear list to stay up to date. Higher resolution video production can improve visual quality and enable more creative freedom in post-production. Ultra-High Resolution or…

Creative feedback showing Julian filming the highly coloured reflections from a mirror ball in the shade

How to give creative feedback

Creative feedback can helpful if balanced and constructive. I’ve written a short guide on some key points to consider when offering creative feedback. 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….

Quality video production. Photo of GH3 camera with Varavon loupe, variable ND filter and Sennheiser on-camera microphone during filming in Ibiza. Pictured next to a green G-clamp.

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. Aspects to consider for high-quality video production Recent technology…

Freelance video producer Julian Langham outside Basel airport

Freelance video producer

Working as a freelance video producer I film across the UK and Europe working on my own. In this article, I explain how I managed all my kit when filming at Baselworld which is the world’s leading Swiss watch and jewellery show based in Basel….

Writing a production brief. Two different DVD covers of films from Koestler exhibitions

Writing a production brief

Writing a production brief is an essential way to communicate the creative vision and any set requirements to other people who will be working on the film or video project. Preparing for video production As a filmmaker, I’m always getting asked for tips and ideas…