Archive for February, 2014

Edinburgh Interview Filming – Edinburgh International Festival

Posted on: February 27th, 2014 by John Duncan

Yesterday I was helping the guys at the Edinburgh Film Company interview the director of the Edinburgh Festival. This interview was set up to record a dialogue between Jonathan Mills and the interviewer. We used 3 cameras – C100 as a wide, recording audio into the 2 channels and 2 * 5d mk3’s to get the […]

Edinburgh Video Production – Scottish Episcopal Interviews

Posted on: February 24th, 2014 by John Duncan

Last week I spent a day filming some interviews for the Scottish Episcopal Church. We filmed pieces to camera with a selection of Bishops. These films will be cut into 2 minute long pieces to be used on their new website which is going live next week. We used Old Saint Paul’s on Jeffrey street as […]

Scotland Camera Operator – Royal Mail shoot

Posted on: February 23rd, 2014 by John Duncan

I was hired as a camera operator by Linney Group to film some interviews at a Royal Mail sorting office in Edinburgh. . . . .

Event Video Production – Lockton – Edinburgh – Bristol

Posted on: February 18th, 2014 by John Duncan

This week I was filming an event hosted by the Edinburgh office of the insurance broker – Lockton. They were co- running the event with TM group down in Bristol. They wanted me to cover the 6 presentations along with editing a 60 second teaser video to summarise the morning. I was unable to access […]

Edinburgh Video Production – Interview @ Scottish Agronomy

Posted on: February 12th, 2014 by John Duncan

This morning I was shooting a quick interview for Analytics and media at Scottish Agronomy in Kinross. Scottish Agronomy provide  arable advice to farmers and conduct studies into seeds and chemicals to help growth and yield and reduce infection. I turned up with a load of lights however I only ended up using an LED panel as […]

Behind the scenes filming – Scottish Police Federation Commercial

Posted on: February 11th, 2014 by John Duncan

Last week I spent 3 days filming behind the scenes on a shoot for Braincandy Films. The shoot was a co-production between Braincandy and TinkerTaylor. They were filming 3 commercials for the Scottish Police Federation. Each day involved a different scenario officers may have to deal with, highlighting the difficult positions they can find themselves in. […]

Filming Interviews with A.Vogel – Glasgow Video Production

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by John Duncan

I was asked by A. Vogel to come to their office to film some interviews and help show them how to use some existing camera equipment they purchased. A.Vogel make fresh herbal remedies at their UK base in Irvine, Scotland. They were looking create several 1 – 2 minute pieces to camera to upload over several […]

Scotland Video Production

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by John Duncan

I was working last week with the Glasgow based video production company, Mallard Productions who were shooting a video for Care Inspectorate. This film is going to be used to highlight the importance of keeping active for residents in care homes. We filmed  1 day in Dundee and the other in Aberdeen. 1 crew spent […]

Freelance Camera Operator

Posted on: February 2nd, 2014 by John Duncan

I was hired by the AV company Vision & Events to shoot some footage to show at an awards ceremony. I was filming Saccade Diagnostics who have been nominated for an award. They  have developed an eye-movement test which can recognize eye movement patterns specific to mental illnesses. Currently, it may take as long as 10 […]