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Wiki Film and Video Technology

This category comprises articles pertaining to the technology used to produce video programming and movies.

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Tom Antos Tutorials

Tom has been sharing his filmmaking experience and knowledge through online tutorials that have gained a large and loyal audience on YouTube. His films and tutorials have been seen over 65 million times on YouTube alone, and his YouTube channels have over 200,000 subscribers and average 2 million views per month.


Philip Bloom

Philip Bloom is a British DP, Director and Filmmaker known for his DSLR filmmaking, blog and workshops


Dave Dugdale

This site is about me learning as I go, and sharing my mistakes and my successes with everyone else. When I compare myself to Roger Deakins (Skyfall, Shawshank Redemption) I consider myself as an advanced amateur


Alister Chapman

DP/producer/editor/stereographer….  jack of all trades perhaps, that has worked in broadcast television since 1984.


Devin Graham

Devin Graham is an American videographer who produces adventure and extreme sport videos on YouTube under the name devinsupertramp. His channel has more than 3.6 million subscribers and over 678 million total views.




No Film School

No Film School is the leading worldwide community of filmmakers, video producers, and independent creatives. No Film School is where filmmakers learn from each other — “no film school” required.


Digital Filmmaker

A new guide to independant filmmaking

Cheesy Cam

DIY Video and Photography projects

Online version of monthly magazine covers the use of camcorders, desktop video, editing, lighting, and audio production for novice and expert videographers.

Forums and Communities



Creativ Cow

Support communities for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in broadcasting, motion graphics, special FX and film.


Adobe Community

Learning and support hub for all Adobe products. ... Adobe Community Professionals are users who share their expertise with the worldwide community.


DVX User

The Free, online Camera and Filmmaking Resource.

Film Competition




BIAFF (British International Amateur Film Festival). Closing : 31st Jan 2016. Festival: 14-17 Apr 2016. The timing and arrangements are similar each year



Raindance is an independent film festival and film school that operates throughout major cities including: London, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, ...

My Rode Reel

Rode Competition. Watch collection of inspirational films from passionate filmmakers around the world.



(British Film Institute) The BFI exists to promote greater understanding and appreciation of, and access to, film and moving image culture in the UK.




Equipment Manufacturers



Sony Camcorders

Discover the range of Sony camcorders featuring a wide choice of digital video cameras to suit all budgets and needs from sports cams to pro camcorders.


Panasonic Camcorders

The Panasonic Camcorder range features industry leading 72x optical zoom, get closer to the action. Capture the moments that will last a lifetime

Canon Cameras and Lenses

Mirrorless, DSLR, Pro Cameras, Camcorders or lenses for all filmmakers


GoPro Cameras

Visit the official GoPro site and find the world's most versatile cameras. Capture your world with our HD Video Cameras. GoPro.


Manfrotto is a worldwide leading brand in the manufacturing of camera and lighting supports.




Work Interest



Casting Call Pro

Online directory of professional UK film and tv crew. Listing production staff, runners, researchers, camera operators, production assistants, directors and more...



Equipment Retailers



At CVP Group we’re passionate about all things Cine, Video and Photo. We’ve been on the front line of the business more than 25 years, and we use our unrivalled experience to really understand our customers’ needs.  Whether that’s a compact camera or a complete studio system, some training, a broadcast lens service - or even just some good advice.


Wooden Camera

Professional camera accessories for Blackmagic Cinema Camera, RED Epic and Scarlet, Sony, Canon, Panasonic, ARRI, Aja, Nikon, DSLRs, ...


Camera Kings

We believe all filmmakers deserve the opportunity to have the highest quality products and
biggest brands for the best prices. Our filming equipment is being put to use by all measure of production size, from amateur/indie filmmakers to industry film studios.

Other useful links

Laptop and computer repair

If your computer is too slow and can't cope with editing, or if you broke your laptop screen, give them a call and have the problem resolved in no time by this Microsoft certified company.

CamFly Films Ltd

Specialized in Aerial Photo and Aerial 4K video. Fully licensed, insured and CAA Authorized for aerial work.

Specialises in transferring cine film to digital format. This includes 8mm, 9.5mm and 16mm. We use frame by frame scanning and can transfer in standard definition and High Definition (1080p & 2K). We have digitised for TV networks as well as museums and of course the general public.

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