ITV Celebrates Current and Future Success

Like most other freelancers, I never quite know what’s coming next.  My mixed CV includes everything from low budget music videos and product films to full-blown documentaries, educational films and VIP interviews.  Rarely though, do I stumble across opportunities to work independently alongside multiple A-list celebs and key public figures on behalf of a mainstream broadcaster.  Recently,

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Filming at the London Palladium

On June 21st 2015, the Music Man Project hired the famous London Palladium and took to the stage to perform a very special concert.  “Music is Magic” featured hundreds of students with learning disabilities performing alongside professional stars of stage and screen. I was lucky enough to be given the task of filming the live show and also producing the theatrical

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Low Cost TV-Style Product Videos Boost Sales for Large Online Retailer

ChannelPlan is a unique service introduced by Paul Carpenter Films earlier this year. It aims to bridge the gap between the customer-building potential of web video delivery platforms such as YouTube, and the limitations of shrinking advertising and marketing budgets. The latest client to benefit from a ChannelPlan production service is major online DJ equipment retailer, ElectroMarket.co.uk.

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ChannelPlan Brings Professional Flight School Videos to YouTube

Youtube is changing the way we consume media. Vast audiences are now more often than not, choosing to access short, specific video content through free on-demand services like YouTube, rather than sitting in front of their TVs. ChannelPlan is the name given to a new service designed to provide everything you need to produce a low

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MMPTV: A ChannelPlan TV Case Study

    ChannelPlan is an affordable YouTube video and Web TV production service, for companies and individuals looking to produce outstanding broadcast-quality media. The service is available in two forms: ChannelPlan TV and ChannelPlan Basic. The no-obligation ‘basic’ service provides inexpensive high-end YouTube channel production.  The ‘TV’ plan adds seriously powerful bolt-on multimedia production functions and

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TLS Film Release Celebrates Progress for Thurrock Disabled

October marks the official release of my new community film “Driven by Difference”, a 22-minute promotional documentary drawing attention to the impressive achievements of a group of disabled people in Thurrock, Essex. Thurrock Lifestyle Solutions is a highly successful community interest company run by and for disabled people.  It’s board of directors are an assembly

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Pro vs. DIY Testimonial Videos – How Highly Do You Value Your Corporate Persona?

In a media-savvy world in which image is everything, I must confess I am bemused by the growing trend for companies to delegate sensitive filmmaking tasks to non-specialist internal employees, students and hobbyists. Yes, these are challenging times, but to me it seems hugely counter-productive for companies to look to save money in an area so crucial to the

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Presenting Your Own Corporate Features: Crucial Tips for Success

I receive many requests from companies, individuals and public sector organisations, to produce self-presented training and demonstration videos. Combining the latest mobile production studio technology with unique techniques and workflow can yield fantastic, budget-defying results to take your media presence to the next level. When it comes to corporate video, keeping things ‘in-house’ can also boost staff experience and confidence, add relevance and context and

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New social care, health and wellbeing films planned for 2014

Over the past few years I have been working extensively – and quite accidentally, as a filmmaker within social care and special needs environments. I have been lucky enough to build a reputation in this fascinating and rewarding field of work, following completion of previous long-form projects for Royal Opera House Creative Partnerships, Thurrock Council and Mencap. Working primarily as a documentary-maker but also occasionally

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Christmas Day TV broadcast for “The Music Man”

I am delighted to announce that my 60-minute documentary, “The Music Man” will broadcast to a national TV audience on Freeview and all major satellite and cable networks throughout December, including Christmas day. As a highly accomplished musician, exuberant teacher and composer, David Stanley believes that all of us carry a musical instinct, which can unlock tremendous potential.

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