Visual Influence

VI Premiere Fog Of Sex feature film with Bafta Cymru

  • AuthorChris
  • Date 8 April 2015
  • CategoryBlog, Film

Based on exhaustive research interviews, FOG OF SEX brings to the screen the shocking real life testimonies of students currently working within the UK sex industry. Five years in the making, this drama documentary recreates and retells the stories and experiences of eight female sex workers who are balancing life...

Gimbal For FS700? Looks A Little Bit Silly!

  • AuthorRichard
  • Date 2 July 2014
  • CategoryBlog

Now that we have an FS700, in all its bulky, weighty glory, one thing we wanted to add to our set up is something that would see us improve our image quality further. Like, long, smooth tracking shots or any kind of footage that looks smooth when handheld and not...

‘Thump’ premiere our Metalhead’z Lenzman Video

  • AuthorChris
  • Date 27 June 2014
  • CategoryMusic

One of the things we’ve been dying to do here at VI HQ, is make a music video! So, needless to say that when Lenzman took up Chris’ offer of a possible collaboration, we were ecstatic! (so much so, that we celebrated with a round of flat whites in the cafe here...

New Toys! We Upgrade to Sony FS700 and Odyssey 7Q – 4k Slow Motion Anyone?

  • AuthorRichard
  • Date 2 June 2014
  • CategoryBlog

The saying goes ‘all good things must come to an end’ and that is certainly apt here at VI HQ, with the upgrade in camera gear. Like many young, start up production companies over the last few years, we have relied heavily on the humble DSLR for a majority of...

Channel4 Random Acts | BEHIND THE SCENES OF NOFITSTATE

  • AuthorChris
  • Date 11 March 2013
  • CategoryBlog

Our second film for the Channel4 Random Acts strand, in association with Other Roads Films, is a celebration of our relationship with Cardiff-based, NoFit State Circus. It has been two years since contacting Nofit State, after seeing their show ‘Taboo’. We loved their style and wanted to work with them...

Start Empathy | Chapter 2 – Understanding our Environment

  • AuthorChris
  • Date 11 March 2013
  • CategoryBlog

Chapter 2, in our ten part series for Start Empathy, an initiative of Ashoka, has been published online, with an overwhelmingly positive response. In the second chapter we explore, from a child’s perspective, the emotions of starting a new school year and reflect how a positive learning environment can not only help us...

NEW S4C COMEDY | THE AWKWARD HUG

  • AuthorRichard
  • Date 27 February 2013
  • CategoryBlog

In November of last year, we were successful in pitching for our second short film for S4C, ‘Y Cwtch Lletchwith’, or ‘The Awkward Hug’. The film will sit within the popular program, ‘Y Lle’ and will be broadcast on THURSDAY 28th FEBRUARY at 10pm. The film is a comedy that captures...

START EMPATHY : A YEAR AT MISSION HILL E01: MY SCHOOL

  • AuthorChris
  • Date 11 February 2013
  • CategoryBlog

We have had the honour of working with Start Empathy, an initiative of Ashoka, on a series of films to compliment a 10 part documentary series called A Year at Mission Hill. A school based in Boston, USA. Having been looking for an opportunity to work with my children over the last...

#shlomobellydancer | Shlomo Performs ‘Belly Dancer’ for C4 Random Acts

  • AuthorChris
  • Date 4 February 2013
  • CategoryBlog

In October last year, we had the pleasure of filming legendary beatboxer, SHLOMO, in the beautiful Battersea Arts Centre, for one of two commissions from Channel 4/Other Roads Films. The three minute short aired on the Random Acts platform Tuesday 5th February, 23:05pm & is now on the website forever after!...