Aspect Ltd came to us to produce a series of inserts for Balfour Beatty’s London Youth Games Awards evening. Previous participants in the LYG, including Bradley Wiggins and Mo Farrah, were featured before being inducted into their ‘Hall of Fame’
Executive search specialist Egon Zehnder asked us to design the format for a new internal comms initiative incorporating video clips and other media from their global offices.
To capitalise on the successful launch of new yoghurt Oykos, Danone asked us to produce a video which gave an overview of their Marketing activity and complemented the style of the campaign which included their ‘Hunks in Trunks’. “Video looks amazing! Well done – I love it! ” Senior Marketing Director, Danone
Knuckle was chosen by new client Touch Worldwide for two recent UK shoots. The first was at Microsoft’s UK HQ and the second was a shoot with Nokia’s Global CEO. Rushes from both shoots were tidied up in our edit suite and delivered via ftp for editing in the States and Finland.
As part of our ongoing partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry we produced this video to promote their Graduate Training Programme. Current trainees are so enthusiastic about their work we simply let them do the talking.
“One e-mail or chat with Knuckle and you can cross a big chunk off your to do list” Brainstorm Communications recently presented us with a Gold ‘Performance’ Supplier Award. It’s always nice to be appreciated and Chris joined in with the Wild West theme to collect his award. YeeeHaa!
Noble Events asked us to create graphic elements and edit a series of videos for their client RS Components. We added intro stings and floating backgrounds to green screen interviews to give all the video elements a generic style and glossy look.
We’re very excited to be collaborating with Producer/Director Alan Reich on this forthcoming documentary. It tells the story of Jewish childrens’ escape from Germany just before the outbreak of World War II. We’ve been filming around the UK and recently in Poland, capturing the stories of those involved, before they are lost forever.
Australian producer Peter Adams recently asked us to film at two of Heston Blumenthal’s Michelin starred restaurants. ‘If you twist our arm’ we said. The first shoot was at the world famous ‘Fat Duck’ and included filming in the experimental kitchen where Heston and his chefs develop their innovative cuisine. We also filmed at ‘Dinner’ [...]
Through Aspect, Thorn Lighting required us to publish a set of short videos for their range of indoor and outdoor lights. Supplied with some lovely high-res photos of their modern, LED designs, we created simple moves in a 3D space – showing off the features and specs of the lights. The end shot features an [...]
Recently Chris and Bjorn teamed up as Director and Cameraman for a commission from Brainstorm Communications to produce a video for Wickes. Chris reworked the script, and our prompt system made the whole shoot easier for the client on-screen talent. We used the Sony F3 with track and dolly to add some production value. The feedback was the client [...]
Knuckle has recently been commissioned to make a series of videos for CRM London, one of the leading fertility clinics in the UK. We spent several days filming at the clinic, capturing key staff and following a couple (portrayed by actors) through a whole fertility cycle. This first video will live on their home page and act as [...]
In late 2011 the whole Knuckle team were commissioned by Aspect for an on-site video production. The client was BHP Biliton, the worlds largest mining company who were in London for a 2 day event. Chris was video producer and cameraman along with Bjorn, while Dave edited till the early hours in his hotel room [...]
At the end of 2011 events giant WRG made plenty of use of our On-site production skills. Three jobs in three weeks working for Astra Zeneca, Pfizer and Roche. We must have done something right as we’re working with them again in Jan & Feb!
We’re very excited that our online acoustic music channel ‘The Crypt Sessions‘ is well on its way to one million views. We developed this idea from it’s infancy. Designing and building a web tv channel to showcase live acoustic performances from a variety of talented artists. The sessions are recorded at a small recording studio [...]
Our high-end Sony F3 camera has been on it’s travels. We have recently completed shoots in Italy, Dubai, Switzerland and Tooting amongst other exotic locations. It packs down small so excess baggage isn’t a problem either. See some results here
Events company Aspect asked us to create some patient case studies for Bayer Pharmaceuticals. Our Sony F3 camera gives the interviews a very intimate mood and all in glorious 1080p. Dave’s concept for editing the visuals was ’2.5D’ – taking still images of the interviewees, chopping them up into separate components and moving them independently [...]
Here’s some timelapse we shot recently for a client and for fun. Music by the very talented people at Bleach
In the last year we’ve shot loads of stuff on large sensor cameras including the Canon 5D & 7D, Panasonic AF101 and more recently with our beloved F3 camera. Here are some of the results, hope you like them. These are exciting times! 35mm movie quality images are possible for a very reasonable price. Have [...]
Dave gets in a Grade 1 monitor and closes the blinds as he’s been asked to Colour Grade new British comedy/horror feature film ‘Harold’s Going Stiff’. BOOO!!
Virtuoso violinist Irmina Trynkos chose knuckle to produce a video promoting her new recording with conductor Alexander Walker and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Shot in our studio (no not the orchestra, the interviews) and edited in house, the video outlines the extraordinary story of Irmina unearthing a previously lost score and teaming up with the [...]
Telecoms PR specialist Zonic selected knuckle to shoot Sky News’ Charlotte Hawkins who fronted their video for a global telecoms organization.
The UK’s number one sewing machine retailer used knuckle to produce videos to complement their new, industry leading website. With Chris as Producer and scriptwriter- the presenters were shot in our studio by Bjorn using the Sony F3 with editing and graphics all done by Dave – a real knuckle team effort.
“Better Together” which Bjorn shot, recently won Gold at Questar Awards in New York and went on to win the ‘Best of Show’ Grand Award for ‘Best Event Opener’ film.
Bjorn’s new baby. Despite the best efforts of the Japanese tsunami, our new high end camera is here. It’s incredible… film look….large sensor… 35mm…etc pictures are already wowing you early adopters and the proud father himself. We’ve pimped it up with a great kit including a range of prime and zoom lenses, matte box and [...]
One of the world’s leading executive search companies asked us to make a series of videos for use at a conference attended by their 400 partners. To manage costs we used just one person. Chris shot in four countries with on-site editing for immediate, local sign off. This project really benefited from our multi-skilling, flexibility [...]
Knuckle welcomes it’s first employee. David Chapman joins as our full time editor and motion graphics designer. Now we can offer After Effects and Colour Grading. This completes the set of what we set out to achieve – now we just need to work out what phase two looks like.
Lloyds invited 5000 of it’s staff to the NEC’s LG Arena to introduce their new CEO. Event Producer Aspect chose knuckle to shoot and edit videos to use throughout the plenary and to produce an on-site video to be shown at the end of the show.
A leading online resource for the telecoms industry put our new motion graphics capabilities to the test by asking Dave to design and deliver two stings to front their new strands for executive interviews and debate sessions.
The Royal Society of Chemistry selected knuckle to produce an ongoing series which introduces school kids to the vast and varied career opportunities in the world of chemistry. The videos introduce them to young chemists who improve our world by tackling everything from exhaust fumes and crop failure to hair dye and cake mix.
Despite the obvious delays incurred when two blokes try to agree on a sofa the main edit suite is now up and running. At last we can edit up to full HD so we can finish to the same standards we’re shooting at. And it’s got a fridge full of fizzy pop.
A leading corporate role play specialist asked knuckle to produce a series of scenarios for British Telecom. Actors played out scenes which highlighted some unacceptable practices in the workplace.
Media giant Fremantle Media asked knuckle to produce a video on-site at the MIPCOM event in Cannes. They wanted their staff back home to get a flavour of the event and understand why it is so critical for them to have a significant presence there especially in the year they launched American XFactor.
Society event company Quintessentially Events used knuckle to produce a ‘Story of the Night’ video for the Earth Awards 2010. Attended by the King of Malaysia the annual event celebrates and rewards the best examples of Eco initiatives in business.
The big change in 2010 was moving into our new office. Lots more space means we can offer new services and be the more complete video production service we’re aiming to be. On the ground floor – room to store more kit and still have space for our own studio to shoot in. On the [...]