Troubadour Sean Taylor on Path Into Blue

It is always a privilege to be able to speak one-to-one with an established artist and discuss workflow and inspiration. When prolific singer-songwriter and contemporary troubadour, Sean Taylor visited my office at Damyns Hall Aerodrome recently, we took a rare opportunity to sit quietly and extraordinarily coldly, in a disused hangar. In the insightful interview

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New YFO Promo Celebrates Music and Community

Back in 2013 I produced my original TV-broadcast documentary on behalf of the Yardarm Folk Orchestra in Southend-on-Sea.  This successful and popular community organisation attracts members from all walks of life and all musical abilities, performing its unique blend of folk music at local and charity events. Following their subsequent successes, the YFO recently commissioned me to produce

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Revisiting the Noughties: Birth of the Budget Music Video

Not long ago, production technology was different. Very, very different indeed. As everything progressively became smaller and more powerful throughtout the 00’s – my early years of working as a producer – there was a wave of upcoming music talent looking to capitalise on that progress. I produced a number of successful ultra-low budget music

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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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Lowest Budget Music Promos Ideal for Indie Producers

The explosion of social networking has placed a number of very powerful marketing tools at our disposal, yet few artists or businesses manage to harness their full potential. While many dabble in the possibilities of sharing videos to promote a service or event, so many campaigns fall short of the mark with amateur footage.  A

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France En Confiance!

Sample the delights of French cuisine and culture with France en Confiance, an organised travel adventure firm based near Colchester, Essex. In this short promotional film made for the company’s website, founder Helene Musso tempts us with the delights of touring one of Europe’s prettiest locations: the South of France. This was a basic production

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Experience EPIPHANY

A theatrical trailer for the stage show Epiphany, produced by lottery-funded arts organisation, Theatre Is. Epiphany is a uniquely atmospheric and emotive production exploring the critical moments bridging life and death, and featuring some of the UK’s leading hip hop performers. The critically acclaimed show is currently touring theatres and schools across Essex and London.

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