As families around the world prepare for Christmas Day by stocking up their fridges with enough food to feed the five thousand and finish wrapping the last few presents for their loved ones, we are calming down for the festive period which draws ever closer, as we don’t have filming dates till 2018 apart from our ongoing commitments for a few clients. It has been a busy December for us though, as we have been involved in producing a number of festive video productions, that have Christmas at their heart.

One of those was producing video content for a new campaign encouraging people to think twice before throwing away those left overs after Christmas Lunch. The new campaign, delivered with the Love Food, Hate Waste campaign hat on, will be providing helpful hints and tips on how to reuse leftovers to make some well known and some less well known recipes. Using a local well known chef we were able to complete four instructional videos in one afternoon.

A combination of two cameras were used on location alongside two wireless microphones in an attempt to obtain the best possible picture and audio, for the department from the States of Guernsey, who had commissioned us to deliver their video content for their campaign which is running this Christmas on their social media pages.

We loved the challenge we were faced with. It hadn’t been something our director had been involved with to date, but we jumped at the opportunity to film inside a working kitchen, in between their lunch and dinner shifts. We felt we really embraced the opportunity to film the campaign, whilst on location we were keen to offer opinions on filming angles and we were also able to offer one of our money saving tips that we use at home which they were kind enough to include in one of the videos.

It was great to see the final product launch so promptly, after we just finished editing the videos which we filmed only a few weeks back, with the concept only being dreamt up two weeks prior to that. If you have an idea for a video, need it delivering on time and within budget, what are you waiting for – get in touch!

Equipment

  • Sony FS5 & SELP18200 Zoom Lens
  • Sony FDR AX53
  • Manfrotto 546GBK Tripod & 504HD Head
  • Rode NTG4+ & Rodelink Kit
  • Sennheiser AVX Lav & Mic kit
  • Final Cut Pro X

Location

  • Guernsey, England