Video Artisan’s studios are based in Clays Lane, Loughton, Essex (within easy reach of Chingford). Therefore our location is perfect for servicing South Eastern England with London Underground connections and the M25. Furthermore, Stansted Airport is within 30-minutes drive from our studio edit facilities.
Our studio-based services range from full-broadcast specification edit facilities – to carrying out format and video transfers for members of the public. We also have a small filming studio ideal for talking-head greenscreen filming.
In addition, we cover corporate filming assignments throughout the world. This includes offering freelance camera operator and video editing services to client producers, agencies and other video production companies. With various cameras, lenses, camera mount systems, rails, sliders, lighting and sound kit we can cater for most video assignments.
Find your way from Chingford
To book an appointment at our studios please contact our office on 020 3602 3356 and download our location map here.
Please contact Kevin Cook for further advice on our various video production and conversions services. firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 83602 3356
We provide a wide range of freelance video production services to video production companies, agencies, videographers and client producers. We have extensive experience in various video production roles. This includes videographer, freelance camera operator, freelance video editor, lighting, sound recording, script writing and directing. We are happy to work in either a hands-on or a consultative capacity.
Furthermore, we can also work on a project-price basis and are happy to work as part of a creative team. Please click the link below for details on our rates and kit.
Kevin is one of the very few freelance cameramen / editors with NATO Secret Clearance. We work regularly with the British Armed Forces on their overseas and UK-based training exercises.
Furthermore we are willing to consider collaborative projects and help produce video content with sell-through value and royalty-based returns. We are happy to discuss any potential projects under standard non-disclosure agreements.
Freelance Video Production Service… UK-wide, Europe-wide and World-wide Coverage
We are located right on the edge of Epping Forest, Essex and the East End of London. We are therefore only a few minutes from the M25 and the UK’s motorway network. As a result Central London is within 30-minutes via Loughton’s Central Line Underground station. This is only a couple of miles from our edit suite and office. We are also within easy reach of either Stansted, Heathrow, City of London and Luton Airports. In addition we provide freelance video production services on short and long-term overseas projects.
Other Freelance Services
Please visit our dedicated section for details on our script and copy writing services, and the consultancy services we offer either manufacturers or dealers within the video production sector… Copy Writing / Consultancy
Are you looking for a great local Video to DVD or MP4 Conversion service?
Videotape conversions carried out with care
Since VHS and other videotape players are disappearing fast, now is the perfect time to preserve your precious memories with our Video to DVD or MP4 conversion service. We can convert your videotapes to either DVD or MP4 quickly and at the highest quality to ensure your home videos and other important memories are digitally preserved for you and your family – and for generations to come. Common video transfer formats include VHS, VHS-C, 8mm, Hi8, Digital 8, DV, MiniDV, DVCAM – and we can therefore pretty much any other format to another format of your choice.
Our video to MP4 conversions are supplied on USB stick. These can be played back directly on either modern TV sets, on computers and tablets, via media servers or in games consoles. USB sticks can also be easily copied and backed up without any specialist software. Furthermore our MP4 files are also ready to be uploaded to YouTube so you can share your memories with family and friends around the world. For more details on the benefits of videotape to MP4 see our blog entry here – www.video-artisan.com/videotape-to-mp4/
See below for pricing.
Pricing – Video to DVD
Our video to DVD service is simple, fast and so cost effective. We make a direct copy of your videotapes to a single-layer recordable DVD – which can be played back in either your DVD player or on your computer. Each tape will be recorded to its own DVD and compressed according to the duration on the tape. (for further information please read our blog article here)
Cost for each tape converted
1 to 2-hours = £15.00 (additional copies = £3.00 ea)
2 to 4-hours = £20.00 (additional copies = £3.50 ea)
4 to 8-hours (Long Play recordings) = £40.00 (additional copies = £5.00 ea) BIG DISCOUNTS FOR BULK ORDERS – SO CALL FOR DETAILS
Pricing – Video to MP4 on USB stick
Our videotape to MP4 on USB stick service is a really neat way to preserve your memories. We will digitise your videotapes and convert them to MP4 at the most effective compression ratio to maintain the original quality, and then supply them on our branded 16GB USB stick/s. Each USB stick can contain up to 12-hrs of video* – enabling you to store many tapes in a very compact medium. (For more information on video to MP4 please read our blog article here) *Duration of video depends on the original quality. The example given is typical of VHS, 8mm, VHS-C and other standard definition videotape formats. As a result High definition digital video formats will require more USB space.
Cost for each tape converted
1 to 2-hours = £20.00 (additional copies = £10.00 ea)
2 to 4-hours = £30.00 (additional copies = £10.00 ea)
4 to 8-hours (Long Play recordings) = £60.00 (additional copies = £15.00 ea) BIG DISCOUNTS FOR BULK ORDERS – SO CALL FOR DETAILS
Drop off & collection
During normal office hours you can drop off your Video to DVD orders to our Loughton Studios in Clays Lane (see map here). You can also drop off evenings and weekends to 174 Roding Road, Loughton, Essex IG10 3BS. Please call first to ensure we are not out filming – 020 3602 3356.
We are ideally situated to serve the Loughton, Debden, Buckhurst Hill, Chigwell, Epping, Woodford, Chingford and Theydon Bois communities. We are also served by the Central Line and very close to junction 26 of the M25 – therefore allowing us to serve the Essex and East London and Central London customer.
If you would rather, we are also happy to carry work out by mail order. Please contact us for more details – 020 3602 3356.
We can also convert many other video, film, photo and slide formats – so it’s probably always worth giving us a call for a quotation!
Terms & Conditions of VHS to DVD or MP4 Conversion Service
1. We assume that you have full copyright clearance to instruct us to copy any materials on your behalf. We do however reserve the right to decline offering you this service if we believe copyright clearance probably has not been obtained or the material is in violation of any laws or could expose us to any private or public litigation.
2. Unless otherwise agreed, payment for any of these video transfer services is upon delivery of the completed works.
3. Any liability for the damage or loss of materials which occurs during the video transfer process will be limited to the replacement of the blank media, howsoever caused. We do not accept any liability for the contents within the recording.
4. Once we have supplied your DVD we will immediately delete this from our system. In conclusion any additional copies will therefore be charged at the full conversion rates listed above.
5. These special terms are in addition to our general terms and conditions of business are outlined here.
Corporate Video Production for businesses and organisations of all sizes. Contact us for your next corporate video! We offer a complete script to screen service for all your online video production needs. For a no-obligation consultation simply drop us an email or call our studio or land line number now.
Look no further for Video Production Facilities in East London and Essex
We offer clients and other video production companies a comprehensive shooting and editing service on all video formats from our video production facilities studio in Loughton, Essex. We benefit from excellent road links to Central London, the M25 and Britain’s motorway network and from having Loughton Underground station only minutes away and Stansted Airport within 30-minutes.
Our Edius editing system is fully HD and 4K capable with both DVD and BluRay authoring and duplication. We can ingest all tape, card and HD formats and export and encode to almost anything. We also have voice over recording facilities in-house.
Please call for daily, half-day, hourly and weekend rates.
Format Conversions & Copying Services
We provide a comprehensive range of digital media conversion and copying services to businesses and members of the public. This includes converting PowerPoint and Slides to DVD, stills to DVD, video encoding and file format conversions. We also have data recovery systems for extracting images and video from corrupted media.
We have fully kitted out JVC GY-LS300 Super 35 sensor 4K camera with a range of lenses – plus DSLR shooting kits running Magic Lantern – along with JVC GY-HM650 camera with Vinten/Sachtler Tripods, Sliders, Hood & Rails, Action Cameras, Mini Dolly, Steady-cam, various lenses and accessories. Available on a wet-hire basis only – with full-day and half-day rates. CLICK HERE to see our Freelance section.
Video to DVD
See our new dedicated information page on our popular VHS to DVD conversion services – CLICK HERE.
Drop-in and collect by appointment to our edit suite which is located off Clays Lane, Loughton. 30-minutes from Central London and Stansted Airport – 5-minutes from Britain’s Motorway Network – 1-minute from the beauty of Epping Forest.
Get your next corporate video on-line, on-cue and on-budget!
Thank you for your interest in our corporate video and business-based media production services. We specialise in the creation and delivery of effective company video communications to businesses and organisations of all sizes. Our aim is to help our clients to benefit from incorporating video content into their day-to-day business communications. Video Artisan has a wealth of experience and the creative talents to match any business film requirement.
Why commission a corporate video?
A well produced video is the best way to engage with your audience. It delivers a consistent message in an easy to consume and adaptable format. You only have to look at the rising prevalence of YouTube and Vimeo to see just how important online video has become in SEO. Today, a website without a properly indexed and relevant video will rank lower than one that does – full stop!
There are probably many more reasons to commission a video but the most common goals are that you want to:
create wealth for your business
offer a more cost effective means of achieving a goal
and/or augment your brand and raise its profile.
Why Video Artisan?
Above everything else, we understand that your video is a business tool that has one of the above objectives to meet.
With our in-depth understanding of the technology, coupled with our creative approach to developing innovative ways of engaging your audience, Video Artisan can offer a complete script-to-screen service at very competitive prices.
Want to know how much a corporate video production will cost? Click here to read our useful article.
Are you ready to find out more?
For a no-obligation consultation please feel free to contact us today. We would be more than happy to discuss your ideas and requirements and come up with a proposal which fits your needs, desires and budget.
Kevin Cook first started in corporate video in 1985 and has helped many companies and organisations develop their video content for training, promotional, online and branding purposes. Kevin has also written many articles and papers on the subject, as well as giving presentations throughout the UK and Ireland on corporate video.
With contacts throughout the film, tv and creative-freelance community, Kevin is able to pool together and manage large creative teams on more demanding projects.
One of the few cameramen with NATO Secret Clearance.
Services include Concept Development, Script Writing and Storyboard Design Freelance Producer/Director, Videographer, Editor Web encoding and video SEO File format conversions and duplication