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Parklife 2014! - This year Flagtime had a full production crew up at Heaton Park for the festival, working alongside the legendary ‘Mad Ferret Productions' 

The Mad Ferret family (who originally started the festival) had many unorthodox yet awe inspiring performers on site… plus heavily involved in the actual festival build itself.

Our camera crew, headed by Ed Lister spent the weekend capturing all aspects of the festival: Music thirsty inconceivable endless crowds, fire breathing equilibrists, giant roaming glittering blinking silk dragon puppets and not to mention musical talents galore. 

For such a truly demanding shoot it was extremely essential to select the appropriate camera / grip / support for the job..had to be solid yet mobile enough for the 2 day / night shooting schedules.

A massive thank you / shout out goes to Leading production giants 'OConnor’ & 'Lite panels’ for supplying the OGrips (for camera support) & the Croma LED Light panel.

“Seriously the most sturdy, rugged rig iv ever had the pleasure of using..left me free to focus on the job in hand without having to worry what so ever about kit issues when climbing into crowds or on stage with world famous acts”

( Ed Lister on the kit choice) - check out Oconnor  & Lite panels here.

Our Parklife 2014 video will be coming over the next couple of weeks… expect some seriously magical visuals from the team!!!!

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Something a little different this weekend to say the least - A leading manufacturer of farming equipment ‘Collinsons' required a commercial shooting for their brand new feeding machines.

So we traveled way up north past Ripon to shoot these Huge devices in action.

Building a lighting /Crane setup inside a chicken shed with 3 thousand hungry inquisitive chickens is not the norm or the easiest to say the least! 

Great fun and an adventure with a comedy story to tell to say the least! - video coming soon…looks brilliant!

Happy to announce that Flagtime will be filming at PARKLIFE festival again this year! come say hello to the team of give our crew a wave if you see us about! - Going to be a belter!!!!!        (image from flagtime parklife 2012) 

Just about recovered from an absolutely crazy weekend filming Parklife weekend in Manchester.. our brief was a little different this year - to film a select number of live roaming performances - from brass bands to theatrical acts and even an american football team going all out in the crowds as well as capturing the general amazing vibe of the festivals stages crowds and acts.

Rushes are finally ready to start cutting into form, going to be a really great video - keep your eyes peeled :) 

“Setting up”

Synkro’s ‘Acceptance EP’ Launch.

Synkro’s Acceptance EP drops at the end of this month through Apollo Records &  to celebrate they threw a free launch party down at The soup kitchen in Manchester… Synkro plus some special guests played debuting tracks from the EP on the night:

We went down to film the event - was something special to say the least! - video coming within the week, so sit tight and prepare for a visual/audio treat!! 

Ryman Xmas commercial…

Today we shot the new Ryman product commercial for TV down at the big shed studios (Manchester), was a lonnng day and involved lots of lighting setups and cups of tea: but everything looked absolutely amazing… the team came together so well and really pulled off a gem!

keep your eyes peeled for it on TV!

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We have spent the last 2 days on location with the very accommodating and hospitable guys at Calrec Audio HQ in Hebden Bridge.

We have been shooting a very sleek and pretty corporate, showcasing the numerous impressive aspects the audio giants have to offer and speaking to a few of the faces behind the scenes of where the magic actually happens.

Flagtime got invited to go over to Liverpool’s “Carnage” …( mega club outing for all the student population) to cover the event, thousands of students out and about for this event, was a crazy one to say the least! video coming this week.

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Flagtime got invited to go along to ‘Unknown Festival’ In Croatia last weekend.. an absolutely fantastic trip with plenty of insane stories to tell.

(Modeselektor main stage pictured - flagtime photo © )

The breath taking location spoke for itself  - A huge beach paradise with world famous dj’s, infinity pools and a woodland stage area you would not believe.

We traveled along with a group of Roaming performers who’s goal it was to provide something extra special for visitors that would be lasting memories and epic stories for all - HUGE video coming soon!!