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BBC1 A Summer in Wales

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I am currently filming a series of 8x30min and 2x60min, documentaries for BBC1/Factual, about the people and the landscape of Wales in the summertime.

The camera I used was my Panasonic HPX3000 P2 camera, shooting AVC intra 100 (100 mbps) 25p,
and the rest of the kit, which I own.
HJ11 wide angle lens (for all the actuality)
LED Sola toplight with a chimera front to keep the light soft.
My LED bi-colour litepanel (very quick to use battery powered soft light)
Kino Diva
HMI Dedo
HMI 575 (these lights for any sit down interviews)
Sachtler video 18
Wireless Directors monitor (Murray Pro)
Hollywood lightweight Dolly.
It was mostly handheld ob doc, so usually camera,wide angle,top light, and wireless monitor.

The Series Producer was BAFTA award wining Ceri Rowlands. Mainly shooting actuality, ob doc style for this ‘Landmark Series’ filming a diverse group of people, from following a long horn cattle farmer, gearing up for the Royal Welsh Show, Bin Men in Cardiff, to a young couple running a country hotel, and all their trials and tribulations, and many more quirky human interest stories.
Its to be shown twice weekly from the 10th of September on BBC Wales, Mondays and Fridays after the News. 4 x 1 hour cuts may be shown across the network, on BBC2 and BBC4. The trail is below.

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Link to download the : For iPhone and other MPEG4 players.
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