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Why phones are sometimes better than professional cameras

St Ann’s Hospice, one of Manchester’s biggest and best-loved charities, approached me recently with a problem. They had lots of footage shot on phones of their supporters at various fundraising events, but they were worried that the quality wasn’t good enough. There were wobbly shots, lots of background noise and varying degrees of picture quality. Read more about Why phones are sometimes better than professional cameras[…]

An elderly man looks sad.

Music for veterans

This was a lovely project to work on with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. They took a small ensemble to Broughton House, a nursing home in Salford for military veterans, and put on a concert for them. They had also invited the residents to an upcoming concert marking 100 years since the Armistice, but not everyone Read more about Music for veterans[…]

A fire dancer swinging fire poi around.

Pentecost Party

Yes, you read that right. Hull Community Church invited the whole neighbourhood in for an epic morning to celebrate Pentecost, and asked us to film it. The aim was to capture the fun and wonder of the event, to help their goal of building community through Facebook. Event highlights videos like this one can be Read more about Pentecost Party[…]