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MoVI shooting M&S Commercial

MoVI shooting M&S Commercial

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

The much anticipated MoVI M10 camera rig is already earning its stripes. Used for a promotional video to launch the Marks & Spencer summer clothing range, the MoVI was literally in the thick of the action. The production features the new...

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Va Va VMI, shot EPIC!

Va Va VMI, shot EPIC!

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

The driver, a normal member of the public, arrives at the dealership to test the new Renault Clio. As the car approaches a T-junction, the salesman presses the Va Va Voom button on the dashboard. A screen depicting a Parisian scene...

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Wolfgirl film being shot RED EPIC funded by Kickstarter!

Wolfgirl film being shot RED EPIC funded by Kickstarter!

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

A team of ambitious filmmakers & FX artists in the UK are collaborating to create a live action film inspired by one of Japan's most celebrated animated features: Princess Mononoke. Even tho Wolf Girl is pitched as a fan film "For...

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Nothing says opulence like a Bentley

Nothing says opulence like a Bentley

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

Buyers of the Bentley prestige marque benefit from a personal experience that guarantees that the car is tailored to their exacting specification. Creating a promotional film that communicates the vehicle’s virtues calls for a crew and...

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Film-making with Flare

Film-making with Flare

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

“Since the days of Alien, Bladerunner and the early Star Trek features, science fiction has become CG-dominated. There are notable exceptions, such as Moon but largely the green screen has taken over from the miniature, the model and the...

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A first time with 4K

A first time with 4K

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

For a newcomer to break into the international or even British film scene calls for a bold approach. But it needs much more: creativity, technical excellence and business nous. “This is a challenging industry, particularly when...

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Fast Girls Feature.  RED Epic

Fast Girls Feature. RED Epic

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

Fast Girls shot on RED EPIC Fast Girls is a British feature film by IRON LADY Producer Damian Jones and is timed to coincide with the massive interest in athletics with the looming 2012 championships. The drama follows the ambitions of a...

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Hindi tracks seek out new life with Spanish shoot

Hindi tracks seek out new life with Spanish shoot

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

When Moviebox Records decided to breathe new life into classic Hindi tracks by having them remixed by new British Asian artists, excellent promos had to be part of the package. The track ‘The Streets Medley’ by the artist Mumzy and...

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Better Days Promo: RED best low-budget

Better Days Promo: RED best low-budget

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

Shoot UK has completed its promo for ‘Better Days’, the new single from Speech Debelle, the genre-defying south London rapper/hip-hop artist. The project was low budget from the outset, explains Shoot UK MD and producer, Harri...

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Erotology

Erotology

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

EROTOLOGY is an erotic drama shooting on locations around North East England. Directed by Ashley Horner, written by Sean Conway and produced by Pinball Films. An erotic art film set in present day Northern England, EROTOLOGY looks at a highly...

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CNN/Turner shoots Philips commercial on RED

CNN/Turner shoots Philips commercial on RED

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

Writer and director Adam Woods had previously completed seven ads for Philips in 2007 with CNN's commercials production unit TCP, so when the company asked him to create a new series of global films, he knew he needed to raise the bar –...

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Life Goes On

Life Goes On

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

A dramatic Bollywood feature film is being shot by Stormglass Productions, using RED and Cooke S4i film lenses hired from VMI. "Life Goes On" is being shot in May 2009 on location in London with acclaimed DoP Robert Shacklady. The...

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RED reaches an Epiphany

RED reaches an Epiphany

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

‘Epiphany’ is a four and a half minute short from Looking Glass Films in which a young woman called Jenny, in conversation with her psychiatrist, suddenly reaches a profound realisation. Saying anything more would give the game away,...

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Agile's campaign gets the RED carpet treatment

Agile's campaign gets the RED carpet treatment

Category: RED EPIC/Scarlet/MX

Agile Films recently completed work on its online series for the Powerade Inner Gear campaign, which accompanied the Six Nations rugby tournament. Adam Shakinovsky, Head of Productions at Agile Films, explains that from the outset, the brief...

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