We invited guest blogger Mike Stanniforth, freelance filmmaker whom we have worked with on a number of projects, to write a short piece on his experiences using the MoVI stabiliser; [...]
Having been impressed with our location shooting here in the UK, ESEM (Euro Sport and Event Management) asked us to fly out to the Austrian Alps in June this year to shoot a pre season training camp with top european football team Dynamo Kiev.
ESEM are one of the leading specialised travel management companies for European football teams playing their Champions League, Europa League and International matches in the UK and the continent. [...]
2014 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Manchester’s premier skate store, NOTE Shop. As the anniversary celebrations continue it seemed entirely fitting for STANDBY to reminisce about a film created by director Simon Owen back in 2001.
‘This Way Up’ was a three year project and could be considered the very roots of STANDBY PRODUCTIONS all those thirteen years ago! [...]
Back in October, we found ourselves exploring the stunning Brecon Beacons in South Wales. We landed this shoot through Jalbert Productions (www.jalbertfilm.com), who commission us on the UK Tough Mudder events. The shoot revolved around British photographer, journalist and explorer Levison Wood, who’s latest expedition is both awe-inspiring and crazy!
Three questions to ask yourself when considering film for your company The majority of people would rather watch a film than read a lot of boring text. However, many businesses’ see film as an unnecessary expense that they could manage without, even though film is now a seriously powerful asset. [...]
Holy soaking wet cameramen, Batman!
On a recent shoot, we found ourselves trekking through the stunning Brecon Beacons in South Wales. One of the locations we found ourselves shooting at was incredible for many reasons – not only did the jaw-dropping Henrhyd Falls happen to be South Wales’s tallest waterfall, it also doubled as the entrance to the Bat Cave in the 2012 blockbuster, [...]
Tough Mudder is notorious for pushing people to the very edge, both physically and mentally. Welcomingly dubbed as “probably the toughest event on the planet,” the event is a hardcore 12 mile obstacle course, designed by the Special Forces to test “all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie.” [...]