A Sea of Social Media

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  Over the past few years, our commitment and dependency on social media has grown tremendously as the world becomes more and more hooked to being online. When you go online today, the options are endless. You can post a tweet to Twitter, share a status on Facebook, post a blog on LinkedIn, upload a photo to Instagram, or get lost discovering the hundreds of other social media sites that have been created for our use. Looking at all of… Read more »

Fine Upstanding Work

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The idea of sitting down at a desk, hunching forward in front of a computer for eight or nine hours doesn’t sound appealing – so why do we do it? There have been many studies in the previous years about the negative mental and physical affects sitting down can have on someone working at a desk all day. The website for Get Britain Standing (http://www.getbritainstanding.org/) explains it further by saying it can lead to increased blood pressure levels, backache, depression,… Read more »

Top tips for shooting great video

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Here are a few useful tips for shooting better video. Hopefully this will be helpful for any beginners/hobbyists. Helpful Tips for Shooting Great Video: • Auto settings can be useful but if you want to be creative set your camcorder to manual & read up about the manual settings in advance of your shoot • Video cameras need to be told what the colour white is! They are then able to set other colours in relation to this. So set… Read more »

Proud to support the NHS Christmas campaign

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We originally shot this video – https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=DHWyN1wk5oM for Lewisham Hospital Choir in December 2013 and the song got to number 14 in the Indie charts. Now, with a heavier campaign behind it, the track has been re-released and is tipped to be No1 this Christmas!! Support our great NHS system by sharing, liking and spreading the word!!

MUSIC VIDEO VAULT COMPETITION

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Calling all musicians… As neighbours to the Independent Label Market, London Video Productions would like to support and celebrate this year’s Christmas ILM by offering a free music video shoot to take place on a Shoreditch roof-top location in January 2016. See link below for more information on how to enter… https://www.londonvideoproductions.co.uk/music-video-vault-competition/

Radio 4 moments

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The other day we had the wonderful opportunity of recording the actor Tom Graham for a voiceover session. Tom is most famous for his roll in the world’s longest running soap ‘The Archers’ on Radio 4. For 17 years he played the character Tom Archer but in November 2014 quite suddenly got written out of the programme when a new editor was brought in. This was to the dismay of avid ‘Archers’ followers and the great British public were in… Read more »

‘Leap’ day at the British Urban Film Festival

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Our very own Director/Writer Ros Gihan-Wiliams met with actors Julia Florimo and Mark Hayden at the British Urban Film Festival (BUFF) for the screening of Leap. BUFF was established in 2005 and initially was formed to showcase urban independent cinema activity in the UK. Over the years the festival has gained momentum and is now supported by a board of actors, journalists, film critics and filmmakers. BUFF Founder and Director, Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe, describes the festival as “A great shop window… Read more »

Video – a booming trend?

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With the never-ending launch of high-end handsets the video boom is well underway. By 2018, apparently up to 80 – 90% of global consumer Internet traffic will be through video. On Facebook alone video has become the leader of content and has left the good old-fashioned photograph behind. Marketing professionals’ state that video content generates the best ROI with 93% of them currently using video for online marketing, sales and communication. Businesses are being encouraged to use video to help… Read more »

LVP’s leap second

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Today, Tuesday 30 June, a leap second will pause clocks at midnight as the entire planet gains a second. This leap second is designed to allow the Earth’s rotation (which is gradually slowing) to catch up with atomic clocks. The Earth’s rotation fluctuates daily and is slowing down due to a phenomenon known as “moon drag”. Without correction, civil time would slowly drift and in approximately 800 years from now the sun would be at it’s highest point at 1pm… Read more »