Plane Tales: Tiger Moth, “GOOSY”
A music-based film aiming to capture the character and spirit of a vintage 1943 Tiger Moth. Creative films like this one are conceived and produced over a period of time, often involving collaborations with contributors and as in this particular case, composers and musicians.
Driven by Difference
This 2014 documentary follows at the progress and achievements of a unique group of community Interest Company Directors, who despite having a learning disability, are employed within a pioneering organisation to shape the provision of services for other disabled people in Thurrock. I have extensive experience working with SEN students and individuals with unique additional needs.
The Yardarm Folk Orchestra (2016)
This twenty minute promotional film showcases the work of a popular and hard working community folk orchestra based in Southend-on-Sea. The Yardarm Folk Orchestra comprises of many members from all walks of life, and plays for free at local and charity events. A follow-up to my original 2013 YFO documentary which was broadcast on the Community Channel, this is a typical example of an effective community promo video used for publicity of the organisation.
One Minute Flight School
An example of a custom YouTube channel built on behalf of London Airsports Centre. This service is provided as part of my ChannelPlan Basic package, an ultra-low cost solution to regular professional YouTube production. To see more of this channel, read the project blog.
A website promo film featuring a live choral performance, filmed in the choir’s church hall rehearsal space. Using an extensive range of equipment including broadcast-standard lighting and sound facilities, I can stylise any filming environment for maximum effect.
Ride of Your Life
A Trailer for a 60-minute educational film commissioned by an independent producer. The film is distributed nationally via pay-per-view subscription and DVD sales in colleges and universities. I was responsible for all elements of production on this project, including planning, scripting, VFX, compositing, presenting, filming and editing. The work was released in two formats; the full length programme and this promotional trailer.
The Turbulent Team
PilotWingsTV is my own non-commercial online aviation-themed web channel, dedicated to our universal passion for flight, freedom and adventure. All work conceived and produced for this channel, including its branding, design and VFX, is produced by me.
Thurrock’s Next Top Boss
I have produced many educational film projects on behalf of councils and national arts organisations. In this example, the brief for “Thurrock’s Next Top Boss” required development of a practical video production project for local students. Videos were also required to pass on skills and knowledge to futureTNTB students. I also provide technical services and facilitation for this particular project.
The Music Man
A full length documentary revealing how Southend Mencap Music School enhanced the lives of individuals with learning disabilities. Filmed between 2011-2012, this critically acclaimed film, watched by Prime Minister David Cameron, was scheduled for national TV broadcast in December 2013.
Short-form news and current affairs segments and talking head videos are one of the most popular and versatile production formats, producing low cost, effective content for websites, local broadcasts and web TV.
Music is Magic at the London Palladium
Episode 2 of London Palladium performance highlights made exclusively for MMP-TV, the web TV channel of The Music Man Project. MMP-TV is designed and managed monthly as part of my ChannelPlan TV service, including multimedia production, web design, image design and video updates. Paul Carpenter Films also produced multi-camera coverage and a souvenir DVD for the London Palladium show. Find out more and view the two part mini doc with show excerpts in the project blog.
Sean Taylor – “So Fine”
Low cost basic music video and live performance recording services like this one, are available for artists on a very minimal budget. Prices include creative 4-point professional lighting facilities and a simple multi-camera shoot. Full custom creative music video shoots are also available for artists with higher budgets, looking to produce high end results.
A #coketvmoment with Endemol Shine / Coca-Cola
In this extreme sports shoot for the UK Coca-Cola online channel, CokeTV, I was responsible for capturing flying footage as part of the Endemol Shine production crew. My contribution included all ground coverage of the flights, cockpit coverage and wing walk body cameras. The episode went all-out to mark the finale of a very popular series and to date, has amassed almost 2.5 million views.
My main showreel features brief footage excerpts from various broadcast, corporate, arts and documentary work.
Virtual Studio and Custom VFX Reel
A short additional sample reel containing excerpts from virtual studio productions and other custom built VFX sequences. Special effects can be incorporated into any project to achieve a bespoke, high impact effect.
Several on-going projects require complete production of a high volume of creative media assets including film and video, music, designs, web builds, social media marketing and more.