With the amazing success of London 2012 and all of the fantastic olympic stories coming from our capital, it’s easy to forget that it’s only been a year since the terrible riots that rocked London and many other UK cities. Ska legend, Neville Staple of The Specials experienced some of […]
DIY Video Production 2: Why sound is more than half the picture.
This post builds on the earlier DIY Video Production Part 1 in which we looked at ways of improving your self-shot company videos, when time and budgets are tight. Professional Video Production on a DIY Budget As a professional video production company, MGL Media uses the best audio equipment, […]
IVCA Awards Success for MGL and Indigo Blue Media!
We’re delighted to announce that our collaboration with Indigo Blue Media has resulted in us picking up two IVCA ‘Highly Commended’ awards for our Loake Shoes film. At the fantastic event held at The Grosvenor on Park Lane, we were honoured to receive the awards which are internationally recognised accolades […]
It’s not about the questions . . . it’s about the answers.
Think about it this way . . . try to remember a classic TV interview of one of your favourite celebrities (one of my personal favourites is the Michael Parkinson interview of Peter Sellers). When you think of the interview, is it the questions of the interviewer you remember – […]
DIY Video Production Part 1 : The Interview
Video Production on a budget So you need to produce a video but money is tight. You’ve checked out the local corporate video companies, looked at the cost and decided to make it yourself. After all, most people have access to a video camera, a stills camera that shoots video […]
Saul Bass: The Godfather of Motion Graphics
Marking 8 years in business of video production, MGL Media has decided to go back to the roots of graphic design in film to inspire our new company image. Cinema legend Saul Bass was a graphic designer who could effortlessly create a single image to encapsulate and symbolise an entire […]
Remember our heroes . . .The National Arboretum Appeal
MGL Media recently had the privilege of helping to create a short film for a new appeal at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire. The National Memorial Arboretum is a beautifully designed site that was built to honour and remember those who have served our nation and includes over 200 memorials […]
Far Heath Studios was music to our ears.
Far Heath Studios is set in the beautiful countryside of rural Northamptonshire, and has been home to artists ranging from The Specials and Toyah to The Fall and The Prodigy. It’s most recent visitors were the MGL production team, when we convened at the secluded location to create a film […]
Hand Crafted . . . a love letter to Loake Shoes.
We were recently privileged enough to work with one of the icons of the British shoe industry, Loake Shoes. Worn by everyone from Bill Nighy and Martin Freeman to Kevin Spacey and Madness, Loakes are famous for being hand crafted using many of the same traditional techniques as when their […]
What Really Happens ‘in the edit’? (Part 2)
This is part 2 of our overview of the Post-Production process. If you haven’t done so already, read part 1 here. Ok, so you have now decided on the overall shape and content of your film. Now let’s look at how we can breathe life in to the narrative and […]