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Another Camera to back up our 4K revolution March 27, 2014

The Blackmagic 4K cinema camera is now in the kit room and available for hire at Media Dog. We shall be testing it fully over the next few days, but in the mean time here are some pictures of the beast with one of our rather sexy looking Canon 14mm  cini primes mounted on the front, at last you can get a wide shot as theres no crop sensor!  

Mr Methane causes a stink in the Gadget Show Studio March 26, 2014

Mr Methane is a Performing Flatulist, or Petomane, performs the Art of Controlled Anal Voicing employing the same technique as 19th Century French man Joseph Pujol aka Le Petomane. It has to be seen and heard to be believed. Richard from Media Dog was heard to utter… ‘There are some days at work, you will just never forget’

Media Dog hangs out with Philip Bloom March 25, 2014

On last nights Gadget Show, Mark form Media Dog was hanging out with Cinematographer and DSLR champion Philip Bloom as they tested editing software using a multitude of cameras. This item was shot on our Sony F5 using the Fujinon Cabrio 19-90 lens.   Take a look at the finished item

Shooting Warwick Business School Graphics March 17, 2014

Today with the aid of our Kino Flo Celeb light, Odyssey 7Q and some fishing wire, we have shot some fancy slow motion graphics for our film promoting Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA. We had some fun, but now I’m writing this just to put off getting the white Lastolite back in it’s bag.

Canon’s C Cameras are the hit of the moment March 17, 2014

Who would of thought since it’s release on November 3rd 2011 (the same day as Red’s Scarlet) that the Canon C300 would now be the UK’s most hired camera. To prove this fact here is Media Dog’s Richard taking delivery of some new ‘C’ cameras to add to our ever growing collection.

Good Bye ITV Granada Quay Street March 17, 2014

Goodbye studio 12! Media Dog’s Rob says his final goodbye to his old haunt ITV’s Granada’s Quay street studios, the oldest purpose-built television studios in the United Kingdom. Now ITV Granada has moved to it’s new base at Media City UK in Salford Quays, building an entire new Coronation Street set in the process. It appears likely that the Quay Street site will be sold for development, so here we see Rob saying good bye to Studio 12 for the very…

BBC Gardeners’ World grow relationship with Media Dog March 14, 2014

Those green fingered creatives from BBC Bristol are now shooting their Gardeners’ World programme on one of  Media Dog’s Sony F5 kits along with a set of our Canon Cine Primes.  We are looking forward to the summer months and a relationship with the programme that blossoms.