Shooting in a studio environment is great. The control you have and consistency you can attain means you can keep disruption and unforeseen circumstance to a bare minimum. But it's not cheap. So here's a few things to consider when you're planning your studio shoot to ensure you get the most out of your day(s) here at Band.
Bristol is an amazing city. So much more than a nice bridge, Wallace and Gromit and the Natural History Unit at the BBC, Bristol boasts an excellent network of locations, suppliers and talent. It's also a great place to be while you're working. But why? Have a read.
Drones: They may look like fun, and they are. A lot of fun. However with that fun, comes great responsibility.
Our pilot Tom has some legal business you should consider before take off.
Biggerhouse Film secure production funding from Creative England for their feature.
We muck around with puppets.
Last month we posted about a film project we have in the pipeline, to adapt a play about Parkinson's Disease into a film.
A big part of the work so far has been raising money via Kickstarter to get the project off the ground, and we're enormously happy to say we did it!
BACK IN APRIL, WE POSTED A BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO FROM THE SET OF OUR FIRST TV COMMERCIAL SHOOT.
Now, after much editing, grading, sound design and navigating the required channels to get the thing approved for broadcast, we can finally say the No Drama Roof TV spot is coursing out of people's televisions and into their unsuspecting faces.
Back in March, Band Films - our Bristol studio's production arm, completed filming on its first TV Ad - shot right here in Studio One.
Take a look behind the scenes of this epic set build.
We've made some big improvements to our smaller studio.
Improved sound, and some new visual options too.