We often get asked to produce videos with a vintage look. Some hark back to the golden age of home cine films or the 80’s VHS years. I’ve always been a fan of old films and I also own a few old cine cameras and lenses. Using actual cine film […]
Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival – Punchlines and Deadlines
Are you having a laugh? We have recently been fortunate to continue our work with Dave’s Leicester Comedy festival, producing 2 new films, including the UK Pun Championships promo above. Whilst we love our corporate projects, it’s great to get the opportunity to include some humour in our productions, whilst […]
Police and Thieves in the street . . . Neville Staple Music Video
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 […]
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 […]
What really happens ‘in the edit’? Post production demystified. (Part 1 of 2)
This 2 part post is aimed at businesses and individuals who are either considering commissioning a video project or are already involved in working with a production company. It aims to take the uncertainty out of that seemingly magical part of the video process – Post Production, or ‘the edit’. […]