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Commercial Video Post Production
Editing, Sound Mixing and DaVinci Resolve Colour Grading.

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With many years experience working for the BBC and for a variety of other independent facilities and production companies, we offer commercial video production to broadcast standard for website, social media, DVD or Blu Ray, for TV commercials or for in-house use. We bring creativity and experience to your project.

hands holding clapper board • Video Production
• Post Production
• Colour Grading
• Colourist
• Editing
• Sound Mixing
• Commercials
• Documentary
• Film
• Single Camera
• Studio
• Location
• Broadcast
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Commercial Video Post Production

Proper post production can transform the most beautifully shot footage into a complete and cohesive finished product. The success of any project depends on the planning beforehand during the pre-production stage and the care and attention during the editing or post-production stage. This is when the story really comes together.

Editing and Sound Mixing

The post production stage is where we take all of the source footage that has been shot, along with any library footage, and edit it all together to create the story as planned out in the story board and script that was created at the pre-production stage. We also add in any still photographs, music, voice over recordings and any graphics that are required. The audio is carefully mixed to optimise audio levels from a technical and creative point of view.

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DaVinci Resolve Colour Grading

Grading is the process whereby we take the original source footage that has been shot either on location or in the studio, and we firstly optimise it and then secondly enhance it. Optimising the pictures involves adjusting the video levels, making sure the colour balance is the best and most natural it can be, reducing any unwanted noise in the pictures, altering the tonal range of the picture to reveal as much shadow and highlight detail as possible. This is what we refer to as primary colour correction. This process has to be carried out using a properly lined up and calibrated monitor as well as waveform monitors and colour gamut displays.

The next stage is to enhance the pictures by adding effects and making certain colours or parts of the picture really 'pop' out at the viewer. This is what we call secondary colour correction. An image can be transformed by this process, adding maybe a vignette or soft focus effect, changing certain colours within the frame to better complement the subject matter or mood of the piece, maybe dramatising a sky.

As this process can be time consuming, it is normally carried out after the main edit has been finished, so that only footage that is actually included in the final product is graded.

Colourist, Colour Grader, Adrian Turpin, DaVinci Resolve Grading Suite
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