Deansgate Manchester

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Deansgate Square in Manchester is a massive property development that includes a cluster of four skyscrapers, shopping and entertainment centres.

I’ve been editing monthly update videos for a few years using onsite timelapse. In early July I visited the site to film the showhomes and capture a day to night timelapse. I’ve used some of that footage in this launch video:

Deansgate Square – A New Level from Incredible on Vimeo.

Here’s a typical monthly update video:

Deansgate Square September 2019 from Incredible on Vimeo.

Here’s a night flight aerial edit:

Deansgate Square from Incredible on Vimeo.

My new Rock’n’Roller cart has been a great help, letting me get all the gear onsite in one trip.

Summer at White Rose

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It’s a busy Summer at the White Rose Shopping Centre.

The Jurassic Trail

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After the success of last year’s life size T-Rex in the Trinity Shopping Centre, Leeds Bid together with a handful of Leeds city shopping centres decided to expand on the concept.

This year a similar sized T-Rex was installed in Trinity Leeds, but there were also smaller installations in four other locations in central Leeds. The installation took place across four nights and I also filmed a few times during the day.

This was during the long summer heatwave. On one really hot evening in the Trinity we witnessed an amazing lightning storm directly above the Trinity Leeds roof. My GoPro captured the show which went viral on Facebook:

Once installation was complete I revisited the sites to film public interaction and I had edited the video by the following day:

Like last year, this job was achieved with a wide range of cameras and techniques. Static and motion timelapse, pole gimbal, tripods and handheld. I think I used every type of camera I own at some point!

Living the life

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Britannia Living needed videos for their social media channels to promote their installation service. Filmed in Kentish Town, London.

This video shows the installation process:

They also promote a ‘try before you buy’ service where you can rent the property and try the oven for yourself:

Our friends electric

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The White Rose Shopping Centre has commissioned these amazing autonomous self driving vehicles. They must be real… right? 

Altura Learning

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Altura have uploaded a few training film promos that I filmed and occasionally also edited:

Shooting with autocue at the Milton Keynes HQ
On location
Autocue, nice!

Xmas Xscape

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Xscape Yorkshire asked us to produce their Christmas events videos this year, which included the Santa’s Parade walk and a visit to Santa’s Cabin. Tom filmed the parade using his Sony A7s which works brilliantly in very low light, and I filmed the Cabin using my Speedboosted super fast prime lenses at f1.2. I created the graphics in Motion and edited the videos in FCPX. Feeling festive yet?

A Summer Rose

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This summer I’ve completed a couple of projects at the White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds. They launched their outdoor play area, and hosted a Gromit Unleashed treasure hunt through the summer holiday. Both videos were filmed on the G80 and Zhiyun Crane gimbal.

https://www.facebook.com/WhiteRoseShopping/videos/2086892394654231/

Roarsome Rex

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UMPF asked me to film a Dinosaur build video for the Trinity Shopping Centre in Leeds (that’s me pulling the dinosaur into position above!) However, before the installation they needed a teaser video in the style of Jurassic Park:

The two-night install was supposed to start on the Wednesday, but apparently they had ‘lost’ the dinosaur. So on the Thursday night I installed my trusty a6000 in the roof of the Trinity, and followed the installation team from 8pm until 10am the following day. The finished video has 88 thousands views on Facebook!

Cracking Coral

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Here’s something I filmed and edited back in February of 2011.
It showed up on Vimeo recently so I thought I’d share it here:

CORAL PAS24 TESTING from Coral Windows on Vimeo.

This was filmed on the trusty Sony EX1 and edited on Final Cut Pro 6.