Monthly Archives: April 2011

Filming Hypnosis

One job in the early 80s springs to mind whenever stage hypnosis comes up in conversation. We were hired to film a show at the Glasgow Pavillion for hypnotist Robert Halpern, who successfully managed to pack out this famous theatre … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding

Well yes, we did watch the royal wedding here at Rumble – for purely professional reasons of course. The television coverage was incredibly good and thorough to say the least, with absolutely every inch filmed of Kate Middleton and Prince … Continue reading

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Decision By Committee

Despite how easy technology and e-communication has made it to turn around an entire production without ever setting an eye on a client, our producer and director value meeting in person. Certainly at the outset of a production, a discussion … Continue reading

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Autocue

With the death of Huber “Hub” Schlafly this week, our thoughts turn to the invention of a piece of kit which became the marvel of the broadcasting industry. Our first autocue was a primitive system andrequired little actual physical setting … Continue reading

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Jewel Case Mountain

In the good old days of video production, the music library was a visible feature of any edit suite. Cabinets were dedicated to housing CD upon hundreds of CDs each in their colourful and space-consuming jewel case. There was something … Continue reading

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