Filmaking tutorials Thought it was worth mentioning these great filmaking tutorials. Youtube channel. Tom Antos has a lot of great turorials for filmakers. Verry short and to the point. Some examples are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jQWQ-uGw-Yhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz2U-SHQ7_w&t=352shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmvNuop0hzghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwyGtf08Q-0...
Princes Trust Recently worked on filming and editing for The Princes Trust. The video is a promotional piece for Princes Trust Young Innovators’ programme. https://vimeo.com/257490881 “In 2017, Innovate UK and The Prince’s Trust commissioned YouGov to carry out independent research with 18 to 30 year olds who were not in employment, education or training,...Continue reading
We just won Best Welsh Documentary Film at the Welsh International Film Festival. It’s been a long road but finally the documentary is finished. We also did a screening at The Cube Cinema and it went down great. The King and Dai is a documentary about The Porthcawl Elvis Festival. This is the biggest...Continue reading
Edited for Loukas Morley. I told James Murray-White, who shot it, to get him to sit down and wax poetic about what he did did and thought of wood. Seems to of worked out very nicely.https://vimeo.com/209817152...
Recently shot a video for the new Zealand Herold. It consisted of an interview and cutaways and was edited by The herold. The video can be viewed at http://features.nzherald.co.nz/nzs-greatest-olympians-mark-todd/...
Recently finished cutting a 20 minute documenters ‘The Schholhouse Project’ about school-kids (from the sage of 7) who built a house. Kids with power tools, what is there not to like. The project was the brainchild of Dame Sally Coates (headmistress) and Roderick James (founding Director at The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT)) and...Continue reading
I was recently asked for feedback from a Cameraman from and editors perspective for a job I was editing. I have also asked other editors for things that help in the edit that camera people can do. Here are some notes. Following there should get you better footage and help you get hired again/build...Continue reading
Convert DCP to MP4 t is possible to convert unencrypted DCPs to H.264 MP4 (or other types of video files). This guide is for windows. To do this you first need to run cmd.exe. You will be in your users home directory (e.g. c:Users to start a windows shell). When started you need to...Continue reading
DCPs are how Digital Cinema Servers play films. a DCP is the digital equivalent of a 35mm film print. They are actually a directory/folder with a number of files in them. They are generally loaded onto the server (a process called ingesting) by plugging in a Hard Drive (USB2 or a faster CRU drive)....Continue reading
OK, this may be a bit late in the day as FCP 7 is on its way out but I recently did a conference where I had to export multiple videos for showing in the evening. I have also been very frustrated that is it not possible to export a roughcut quickly. The answer...Continue reading