Posts Tagged ‘Cameraman’

Edinburgh Camera operator – Glocast job

Posted on: April 3rd, 2015 by John Duncan

I was doing camera work yesterday for GloCast. They were live streaming a conference about the election campaign. Great to get my hands on the Sony FS7! .

Edinburgh Video Production – ScotPlant / Ingliston / Edinburgh / Scotland

Posted on: April 26th, 2014 by John Duncan

Working yesterday for Glasgow based video production company ‘Mallard Productions’. They are producing a video for ScotPlant – a construction trade show at Ingliston, Edinburgh. I shot a mix of interviews with the exhibitors and GV shots around the show. Despite the wireless mics being on a random frequency, it was total coincidence the show grounds […]

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 […]

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 […]

Video Production – Africa – World Toilet Day

Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by John Duncan

This is the second film I have produced for the Busoga Trust, highlighting the work of their Slum Sanitation Project. The 19th November is World Toilet Day which aims to break the taboo around toilets and address the issue of sanitation. Started in partnership with UNHabitat, Busoga Trust operate the project in Bugembe, near Jinja […]

Some recent camera operating jobs…

Posted on: November 1st, 2013 by John Duncan

A few weeks ago I was hired by Coolbox – a video production company based in Edinburgh who mainly specialise in creating videos for the food and drinks industry. The first job was filming for a carrot producer in Inverness, this involved filming lots of GV shots of the carrots being harvest along with pieces […]

NGO & Charity Filming in Africa

Posted on: October 8th, 2013 by John Duncan

As I’ve now been out in Africa a few times producing videos for NGOs and Charities I have picked up some good working practises and ways of working. Africa is an intense continent and the availability of both power and water can be limiting. Here’s my experience:   Filming Take as many batteries as possible […]