Creative Pie Films a video production company in Birmingham gives you an insight into their latest exciting project.
Yeah sounds normal eh!
At first I thought it was someone messing about and playing a practical joke on me, so I just went on with my class with my spidey senses tingling. After the class I check my phone again and things got a whole lot weirder!
I now have an answer phone message from a nice gentlemen in LA!
Sh*t just got real as the kids say!
Things then go from exciting to chest bursting exciting in a matter of minutes. Dean and I are being commissioned to film the UK leg of Hollywood Star and Comedian Rob Schneider’s stand up tour!
So, I scheduled a call with Rob’s agent to find out more about the project. He informs me that we are going around the UK with Rob, starting in Leicester Square, London and then moving onto Glasgow, Birmingham, Leeds and finally Chester.
During the call the agent says, “hold on, Robs on the line”
Me “oh right, cool………………”
Remember George Clooney’s line in From Dusk till Dawn, “everyone be cool, you be cool”. Well that was going through my head!
This was the first time for me talking to someone I’d only ever seen on the big screen. What do I say? What is he going to be like? Will it be awkward? All these questions were racing through my head whilst I waited for him to join the call. I needn’t have worried as he happens to be one of the nicest chaps ever.
So, in five days time we were heading off on tour filming a multi camera set up of Rob Schneider’s stand-up show. So much to do in such little time including gaining venue access, permissions, clearances, as well as considering technical aspects such as camera positions, sound recording and lens choices. And this was only the tip of the iceberg!
We wanted to ensure that Rob had the best audio and visuals and we had the visuals sorted, so in steps Gordon Young, soundman extrordinair, to make sure that the audio would be crystal clear for whatever purpose Rob and his editor had in store for the material back in LA.
And that’s all for part one folks… part two will feature camera set ups and Gordon’s quadraphonic sound techniques and fish’n’chips on the street of Glasgow……..
Oh and car breakdowns, little sleep, snow and how all these elements contributed to a truly amazing and memorable experience.
Part two coming next week!
Creative Pie Films is a full service video production company in Birmingham.
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