The City of Bristol is famous for many things – it has a long history as a port (at one time it was one of the most prosperous cities in the UK) and as a centre for innovation – it even has its own currency – the Bristol Pound.
In more recent times, this beautiful city has modernised, yet still remains a place of development and innovation. It is now renowned for its electronics industry, aerospace industry and for being one of the UK’s leading centres for creative media.
It’s no surprise, therefore, that there is so much video talent to be found here as well.
When I was 10, I was lucky enough to find my passion for making videos with my mum’s Walkman, and I was even luckier to have now made it my career. Working my way through various free jobs, apprenticeships, and workshops I was able to leave my full-time employment 2 years ago to make the dream real by becoming self-employed.
Camera: Lumix GH5 + speedbooster
Lenses: Sigma 18-35mm f1.8, Canon 50mm f1.8, Leica 12-60mm f2.8, Canon 16-35mm f4
Audio: Rode NTG-2
Other: Viltrox film tripod, Range of lighting, Gimble, Slider
Rich Davies – Wild Rice Films
I am a self-shooting director, drone pilot, and editor working in both commercial and broadcast production. With over a decade of experience creating films for many clients, I have developed an ability to get the most out of the contributors I work with. Putting people at ease and drawing the most out of them in the interview (even if they are very inexperienced in being filmed) is one of my strong suits.
I have a visually cinematic style of shooting that feels authentic and honest. This style works perfectly for compellingly communicating each unique story. I have a wealth of experience creating films for businesses, organisations, and tourism boards. I can work quickly, efficiently, and adapt to the moment, all whilst maintaining a high production value.
As well as directing and camera operating I am also a CAA qualified drone pilot and can bring these skills to bear on the project, adding yet more production value to the films. In the past 10 years, I have produced films for a wide variety of clients in the tourism sector such as Explore Western Australia, Go Dominican Republic, Discover Northern Ireland, and Go Visit Donegal. The ‘Explore Western Australia’ campaign that I directed and shot won best campaign 2019 at the world travel awards last year. This depth of experience means I am perfectly placed to spearhead any project.
Camera: Mavo LF 6K full-frame cinema camera with accessories. Shoots RAW CDNG and any Prores codec. 3x 500GB SSDs
Lenses: Samyang 14mm T3.1, Sigma art 28mm f1.4, Canon 24-70mm f2.8 , Canon 85mm f1.2
Audio: Rode NTG4 shotgun mic, Sennheiser G4 radio mic kit
Drone: DJI Mavic 2 pro
Lighting: Aputure 300DII with light dome II softbox and lantern softbox, Aputure AL -MX portable LED light, Aputure AL – F7 portable LED light, 2x C stands with boom arms
Grip: Fluid head tripod,
Editing Software: Pro Cut & DeVinci Resolve”
I am a freelance filmmaker based in Bristol, UK, with several years of experience working as a videographer, self-shooting director, and video editor.
During this journey, I have helped many brands, artists, and businesses to achieve their communication goals through eye-catching visuals and campaigns, so if you would like to work with me for your next project, don’t hesitate to contact me; I will be looking forward to hearing from you!
Sony a7iii, Ronin S gimbal, wide range of lenses to cover all you can need, varied lighting equipment, drone DJI Mavic Air, smoke machine, camera car mount, shoulder rig, different tripods.
Matt Buckner (Film Hive)
My name is Matt Buckner and I have been a freelance videographer for the past six years. Throughout this time I have built up a loyal clientele of local businesses. My promotional films have amassed millions of views online, successfully growing the businesses of my clients.
Sony a7s III
Nathan (Redfield Media)
I previously worked as a graphic designer for 10 years and then as a self-employed editor and camera operator for 12 years. I have a wealth of experience producing event and customer testimonial videos. More recently, I have undergone making ads for social media.
3 cameras, fill lights for interviews, gimbal, lav and shotgun microphones
From charity campaigns to branded content, motion graphics & music videos, our focus is on creating compelling, memorable films, and bringing worthwhile stories to life.
We are a UK film company based in Bristol. We produce films, working with clients from across the UK and around the world.
Together with our clients, we aim to bring real thought, quality, and commitment to everything we do. We love to find creative, original, and visual ways to tell stories.
Full kit including several Black Magic 4K cinema cameras, lighting setups, gimbal, slider, etc
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