Sony PXW-FS7: “Full sea trials”

Like many lighting cameramen who do not live within easy striking distance of London or any of the other big towns in UK where the equipment re-sellers lurk, I’ve had to reply on a lot of second hand information from colleagues at the GTC, from fleeting glances at other colleagues’ kit and on Youtube clips…

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Wild Dog’s new Sony FS7 4k Camera

We’re pleased to announce that we have taken delivery of a brand new Sony FS7 Super 35mm 4k film camera. We have pensioned off our mush loved Panasonic HPX250, which we were sad to part with. We got a great deal on the bulk of our kit from H Preston Media, a kit supplier that…

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Making the News for BBC Jersey

When the BBC calls and asks if you’d like to cover some shifts for Channel Islands News in Jersey over the summer, you’d be daft to say no. It seems that a significant numbers of staff on the island were either off on maternity leave, on holiday or had been swiped to cover the Olympics…

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Deauville Green Awards Film Festival

We were really pleased to learn last week that our film Fractured Earth: Fractured Lives will be screened at the Deauville Green Awards film festival in France this summer. Special thanks to out co-producer, photojournalist Les Stone for his work on the film and also to our Executive Producer Mo Williams for all her support…

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Fractured Earth rates 7/10 on Top Documentary Films

Quite exciting to see that our film Fractured Earth: Fractured Lives rates over 7/10 on the website Top Documentary Films. “The film has found a good audience and is being distributed by Journeyman Film in London”, says Producer/Director Andrew Johnstone. “The whole projected started when I was speaking to my colleague, photo-journalist Les Stone. Les…

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Dream of Steam on BBC 1

Our new film for BBC Inside Out airs on Monday 7th March on BBC 1 at 7.30pm. The film will then be on the BBC iPlayer for a month. The film follows Graham Waldren from Zennor in Cornwall as he develops a revolutionary new biomass-powered steam engine. Graham’s quest is not only to produce a…

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Global Landscapes Forum COP21

We’ve just got back from Paris where we have been filming at the Global Landscapes Forum for the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the Water Land & Ecosystems Programme at CGIAR.   The WLE project has taken 50 young people to Paris to develop and pitch ideas to solve global landscape challenges to a…

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Bud Lit Fest 2015

We fere very glad to be invited to follow the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival again this year and here is a clip of the highlights. The festival included talks by Patrick Gale, Dame Hilary Mantel, Ben Okri, Dame Margaret Drabble, Judith Kerr, David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd, Kaffe Fassett, Helen Lederer & others. All washed down with…

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The Napoleon Stone

We’re very pleased that our new film for BBC Inside Out will be screened this Monday 28th September at 7.30pm on BBC1. The film follows French Honorary Consul Alain Sibiril and his wife in their ambition to mark the 200th Anniversary of a very special event in Plymouth’s history. The story will also be featured…

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