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Under the Shadow

Under the Shadow

Director: Fiona Lloyd Davis

Cinematographer: Fiona Lloyd Davis

Equipment Supplied: Canon C300 Shoot kit with EF primes/zooms

Production Company: Studio 9 Films

A 54 minute documentary by Fiona Lloyd-Davies One woman leads Congo's rape survivors to find healing, independence and justice through working together in the field. But can these women escape the shadow cast by this threat of sexual violence and will the spectre of justice bring hope and resolution? We hear extraordinary confessions from soldiers who have raped women and then witness inside the court room as others are tried for this crime, the ultimate weapon of war.

Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

Equipment Supplied: Sony FS-7, RED EPIC Dragon

Production Company: BBC Natural History Unit

BBC Natural History flagship series by David Attenborough and shot in 4K on multiple camera formats. VMI Bristol supplied some of the 4K cameras and accessories used on the Mountains block.

SAVING LIVES AT SEA: BBC1

SAVING LIVES AT SEA: BBC1

Equipment Supplied: Canon C300 Camcorder with EF lenses

Production Company: Shot at lifeboat stations across the UK by Blast! Films for BBC1

Over 150 years the volunteers of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution have saved the lives of more than 140,000 people. Follow the life or death emergencies in never-before-seen detail as lifeboat crews around the country scramble to the rescue.

SUPER VETS

SUPER VETS

Equipment Supplied: Shot on Sony PMW500 cameras & PMW200s

Production Company: Produced by Blast! Films for More4

Super Vets is an observational documentary series based at the renowned Royal Veterinary College, London Zoo and Whipsnade Wild Animal Park, which follows the work of the vets and the animals they treat, offering a look into the cutting-edge world of veterinary medicine.

PUPPY DAYS: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WILD

PUPPY DAYS: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WILD

Equipment Supplied: Shot on Sony PMW500 cameras & PMW300s

Production Company: Produced by Blast! Films for National Geographic Wild

Six part 1 hour documentary series following six puppies for the most crucial stage of their development: from the moment they meet their new human families to the brink of adolescence. This period is the golden window of development and socialisation. Filmed at 6 locations all over in USA.

Ice Stars

Ice Stars

Director: Steve Crowhurst

Equipment Supplied: 4 x Canon XF-305 Camcorder Kits

Production Company: Produced by Drummer TV for CBBC

A CBBC series that upwraps the action packed life on, and off the ice, of a group of determined young skaters based in Nottingham at the National Ice Centre. Winner of RTS West Award Winner Best Children’s Programme.

Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family

Monkeys: An Amazing Animal Family

Equipment Supplied: Canon ME20F-SH super slow-light camera

Production Company: Produced by Offspring Films for Sky 1

Three hour series on Monkeys on how key members of this primate family evolved bizarre body-types, intelligent behaviours and tight-knit social groups to thrive in some of the planet’s wildest landscapes. VMI supplied the Canon ME20F-SH super slow-light camera to shoot images not previously seen before of a tiny nocturnal hunting creature called the Tarsia.

The Great Migration

The Great Migration

Equipment Supplied: Shot on Sony PMW-F55 4K cameras with Canon 50-1000PL zoom lens

Production Company: Produced by Renegade Pictures for Five and BBC Worldwide

Four part 1 hour documentary series on the Migration of Wildebeest across the African Plains presented by Ben Fogle, mainly shot in Tanzania and Kenya

BBC Stargazing Live

BBC Stargazing Live

Equipment Supplied: Sony FS-700

Production Company: BBC

Live TV Show/Tour on Stargazing. VMI supplied supplementary cameras for the live show.

The Jesus Code

The Jesus Code

Cinematographer: Paul Francis Jenkins

Equipment Supplied: Double Amira kit with Zeiss SuperSpeeds and Optimos

Production Company: Nutopia Productions

Drama-doc about the Jesus story, shot on location in Morocco.

Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty

Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty

Equipment Supplied: RED EPIC/C300/MoVI M10

Production Company: Channel 5

A groundbreaking new documentary on the Plantaganets by Channel 5 using new production techniques.

The Secret Lives of Students

The Secret Lives of Students

Equipment Supplied: PMW-200

Production Company: RAW Productions for Channel 4

A groundbreaking documentary on the life of some Freshers at Leicester University for Channel 4, which tracks their texts, Facebook and social media habits to give an insightful view into the lives of young people today.

Baby P, The Untold Story

Baby P, The Untold Story

Director: Henry Singer

Cinematographer: Jonathan Partridge, Ed Clarke

Equipment Supplied: C300 & PMW-200

Production Company: Sandpaper Films

Over two years in the making, this 90 minute film brings together the timeline of events that unfolded once Peter Connelly’s tragic death became public. The film features exclusive interviews with many of those connected to the case and its aftermath.

Siberian Cut

Siberian Cut

Equipment Supplied: 10 x PMW-500/PMW-200

Production Company: RAW Television for Discovery Channel

10 x XDCAM cameras were sent to the middle of a cold Siberian winter in Russia to shoot a relaity documentary about loggers' lives in this hostile region.

Congo and the General

Congo and the General

Director: Patrick Wells

Cinematographer: Patrick Wells

Equipment Supplied: Canon C300 Shooting Kit

Production Company: Studio 9 Productions

A documentary about how for the first time since the birth of the United Nations, UN troops can now use force against rebel groups to neutralise and disarm them. Broadcast on Al Jazeera February 2014.

Comic Relief, Africa visit

Comic Relief, Africa visit

Equipment Supplied: 3 x Canon XF305 Docuumentary Shooting Kits

Production Company: Comic Relief

A series of mini documentaries in Africa for insertion to ITV Comic Relief later in 2013.

Locked Up Abroad

Locked Up Abroad

Equipment Supplied: XDCAM HD Documentary packages

Production Company: RAW Productions

Locked Up Abroad is a multipart documentary for National Geographic that takes viewers inside accounts of capture, incarceration, and terror far away from home with intimate personal interviews and dramatic reenactments.

Generation Earth

Generation Earth

Equipment Supplied: Single camera XDCAM HD documentary package

Production Company: BBC

Multipart documentary traces the spectacular story of how humans have changed our world in a single generation.

Jungle Gold

Jungle Gold

Equipment Supplied: 8 x XDCAM EX Documentary Kits shoowint

Production Company: RAW Productions

Multipart documentary for Sky Television following gold miners Scott & George hoping to strike it rich in a mine in Ghana.

BBC Horizon

BBC Horizon

Equipment Supplied: Canon C300 Documentary Package

Production Company: BBC

Horizon reveals how CERN is searching for the Higgs particle and why it is so significant.

Alaska Dogs

Alaska Dogs

Equipment Supplied: Single camera XDCAM HD documentary package

Production Company: Renegade Productions

Multipart documentary tells the fascinating story of the Alaskan working dogs, their relationship with man and their essential role in the life in the Last Frontier.

Onto Thin Ice

Onto Thin Ice

Equipment Supplied: Single camera XDCAM HD documentary package

Production Company: Two Four Productions

A five-part documentary series for BBC2 following James Cracknell, Ed Coates and Ben Fogle on a gruelling 56 day race to the South Pole.

World's Most Dangerous Roads

World's Most Dangerous Roads

Equipment Supplied: Multiple Toshiba Minicams with custom configuration.

Production Company: Renegade Productions

Multipart documentary about celebrities pairing up to drive on some of the world's most deadly roads.

Monty Python: Almost the Truth

Monty Python: Almost the Truth

Director: Bill Jones, Alan G. Parker, Ben Timlett

Cinematographer: Nick Rutter

Equipment Supplied: Single camera P2 documentary package

Production Company: Bill & Ben Productions

Multipart TV documentary about Britain's top comedians paying tribute to the iconic series, Monty Python's Flying Circus

Air Ambulance

Air Ambulance

Equipment Supplied: Single camera P2 documentary package

Production Company: Mandril Productions

Multipart documentary following an Air Ambulance helicopter crew.

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