Maniac Films Covid-19 Virus Update
Maniac Films are operating as normal for both production & camera hire services and will continue to do so until advised otherwise.
As a precaution we have increased our hygeine practises including the careful cleaning of any equipment returned to us
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New Teranex 2D video processor installed for realtime standards conversion

Published Tuesday 17 September 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

As part of our DVD authoring service, we spend a lot of time converting existing films from NTSC to PAL and vice versa. This can be very time consuming (especially on full HD 4 hour long programmes like the TT2013 Blu-ray!) Enter the Black Magic Teranex 2D. This unit promises to provide...

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Additional filming for Laser Tag 4 Hire promotional films

Published Monday 12 August 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Stu spent Sunday filming at a children's combat gaming party near Westward Ho! in North Devon. He was there to capture the fun and excitement of a Gaming party with equipment from Laser Tag 4 Hire who hire out their combat gaming guns to the public so that they can host their own pa...

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Edit training for Surfing at 70 film

Published Tuesday 9 July 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

James Davis is a local surfer. Now there's nothing unusual in that...there are hundreds of surfers in the area. But where James differs is that he is 70 years old and still surfing! James has been filming himself with GoPro cameras and the assistance of local videographer Richard Gr...

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click to play the videoEditing for Garin Clay Quicksilver King of the Groms entry

Published Thursday 4 July 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

We have just completed an edit for Garin Clay from Devon for his entry into the 2013 Quiksilver 'King of the Groms' contest. The video was originally shot by Devon based Mikey Corker with music by Scott Nixon supplied as part of the QS comp entry. The fim needed to be tweaked to...

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RED 4k grade & edit on DaVinci Resolve

Published Tuesday 14 May 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

North Devon based photographer and filmmaker, Christopher Lane, contacted us recently for some help with grading a fashion TV advert shoot that he had shot in 4K on a Red Scarlet camera. The shoot was set up as a series of camera and lighting tests with a editing workflow tests to follo...

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Sales conference awards video production for Actavis

Published Tuesday 5 February 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

The Actavis Awards Conference is an annual event for the UK sales teams for the pharmaceutical giant Actavis aimed at celebrating their successes and looking forward to the next year. For the event Maniac Films were asked to produce an Oscars style video presentation, complete with voic...

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Review your colour grading toolset - tv-bay magazine article

Published Wednesday 30 January 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

This month Mark has found his work in print yet again, having previously been publish in the IOV magazine on a number of occasions. This time Mark's knowledge has been put to paper in the tv-bay magazinein an article about using Da Vinci Resolve colour grading software as part of th...

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Conference & workshop filming + highlight videos for BP

Published Monday 21 January 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

We have just spent 4 days filming in London with BP. We were contacted by North Devon based Tinder-Box who were organising the conference for BP and had some pre-workediting short films for the conference. Our first job saw us spending 2 days at the BP Faculty conference, filming interv...

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Entrepreneur First promo filming green screen horse

Published Wednesday 9 January 2013 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Wow this was an interesting challenge. We were contacted by Seb Agertoft who had applied for the Entrepreneur First programme. In order to make his application stand out he wanted to make a short film in a similar style to the Old Spice ads a few years ago. The aim was to create a seaml...

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click to play the videoFinishing touches & web conversion for Mr Pickles

Published Friday 16 November 2012 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Mike Stocks (AKA Mr Pickles) and his monkeys are back with another video - this time to support Movember, a yearly event for men to raise awareness of prostate and testicular cancer. Mike has created the film for a competition in which entrants had to create an original film promoting t...

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click to play the videoGrading and VFX for Mike Stocks' new Music video - Black Heart

Published Wednesday 15 August 2012 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Mike Stocks (AKA Mr Pickle) has been working with his monkeys again on a follow-up to his successful video - Dreamin' This time Mike has used his monkey puppets to re-enact the famous 'Its Alive' scene from Frankenstein (where Dr Frankenstein animates his creation using ligh...

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Actavis Garden Party at Woolhanger Manor

Published Friday 3 August 2012 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

The Actavis Garden Party was an invitation only event for staff, held to thank them for another year of dedication and hard work. This year the event was held at teh recently restored Woolhanger manor in North Devon. We were invited to bring along our cameras by Zoe from Actavis following...

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click to play the videoThe Reverend is available to buy on DVD

Published Tuesday 17 July 2012 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

The Reverend is finally available to buy on DVD The film received some great reviews when released in selected cinemas in February and now you can see it at home. DVD extras include a making of documentary with interviews with cast and crew members. The DVD is available on Amazon ...

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Colour grading for short film Worlds Apart

Published Tuesday 14 February 2012 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Worlds Apart is a new short film by Sara Barbas, a story of love, alienation and self-discovery. Sara contacted us for help with the final grade on the film and we were happy to assist her in getting the project finished. Mark from Maniac took on the task with gusto and has taken the ra...

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Maniac Films goes solar (powered that is)

Published Wednesday 7 December 2011 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Here at Maniac we have always tried to be as green as possible, although difficult when running computers all day! We try to keep paper usage to a minumum and recycle as much as possible. We have now taken a huge leap to reducing our carbon footprint by installing 2 banks of solar panel...

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click to play the videoThe Muddy River Band live videos now on YouTube

Published Tuesday 15 November 2011 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Now available to watch on YouYube are our live edits of The Muddy River Band performing 'Brownsville Blues' and 'You Can't Catch Me'. We filmed the full live performance by the band back in August. We also created a live DVD, fully edited from the 5 cameras that we u...

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click to play the videoAdvert created for the 2012 Springboard conference

Published Monday 14 November 2011 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

We have just finished work on an advertisement for the upcoming Springboard consultancy training conference to be held in Milton Keynes in 2012. The footage was filmed at last years conference by Mark Brindle from Maniac films using a couple of Panasonic Af101 and a canon 7D. See the Sp...

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click to play the videoBasils Balls Up Blues Band live videos now on YouTube

Published Wednesday 9 November 2011 by Stu Gaunt in Post Production

Now available to watch on YouYube are our edit of 'Long Tall Texan' and 'The Singing Nun' performed by Basils Balls Up Band. In August we filmed a full live performance by the band and within a week we had provided them with a copy of the live audio on CD to choose tracks t...

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