Q&A

Q&A

Here are our most frequently asked questions but please do contact us for anything else we have not covered.

 

 

 

 

What equipment do you have available?

The following is available for immediate use :

Panasonic AG-AC160 HD camcorder with Manfrotto tripod
Sennheiser EW112 radio microphone and MKH416 rifle microphone
Flourescent lighting kit (diffused for fill)
DJI OSMO gimbal camera
Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Additionally, the following is available by special request and quote :

Mobile broadcast unit manned by ex-BBC engineer equipped with :

Four Panasonic AG-AC160 SDI cameras, Vinten and Sachtler tripods and heads and rolling bases.
Fluorescent, LED and tungsten lighting kits.
On board generator and automatic invertor with separate 1KW UPS
Black Magic Design ATEM 2M/E switcher with BMD ME2/1 hardware mixer panel
Panasonic 75 cm multiview LCD monitor showing all the inputs to the switcher with preview, transmission etc.
Licensed VHF radio duplex talkback system with five ICOM handsets
Comprehensive production and wired camera talkback system
Yamaha Rev 7 reverb unit
DVDO scaler to accommodate any input to switcher
Tooway “Newspotter” Satellite uplink system for live streaming or uploading from anywhere
Yamaha 01V digital audio mixer
Fostex 16-track audio recorder/mixer
4x Sennheiser personal radio microphones
Atomos Samurai Pro-Res recorder/player
Hamlet Waveform monitor and vectorscope
Radio camera via Paralinx Arrow system for live events or monitoring
600 metres of SDI cable for location/ live events

 

Can I just have unedited footage?

You can however this is only recommended if your are using a proficient editor. Footage direct from the camera is not necessarily filmed in the order of the storyboard and will sometimes requite a degree of colour correction and sound processing. s not possible to obtain the correct insurance without it.

 

What type of events do you cover?

We are set up to record any type of event. Recent examples are parties, weddings, corporate promo’s, magicians, beauty salons, christenings and a music video! We really can turn our hand to anything!

 

What area do you cover?

We are based in Kent however are willing to travel anywhere in the UK – see our rates page for details. International assignments are most welcome – please contact us to discuss.

 

What format do you film with?

As standard we shoot at 1080p 50fps MP4 however the following options are available on request:

UHD: 4096x2160p 24/25 or 3840x2160p 24/25/30

FHD: 1920x1080p 24/25/30/48/50/60

HD: 1280x720p 24/25/30/48/50/60

(MP4 or MOV in all configurations)

 

How and when will I receive my footage?

For unedited rushes this would be via secure download usually within 24 hours or immediately on site via USB transfer to your equipment. Edited packages usually can take 1-4 weeks depending on the complexity