Welcome to the Camberwell Studios Blog

Welcome to our blog pages, newly restructured to better reflect the our customers are interested in.

Studio Life Our occasional review of the work coming through our doors. We often get early sight of trends that will become important. 2016 was all about 360º and VR.
Greenscreen Greenscreen shoots are amongst our most regular. In our articles we cover a wide variety of greenscreen matter that should be helpful for beginners through to the experienced.
Equipment Reviews Choosing the right equipment to film with will take up any Production Managers time. There are always options and trade offs to take into account. Our occasional kit reviews will tell you more.
Film Production Tips How do you film noir? Which is best, filming in greenscreen and ‘fixing it in post,’ or filming in camera? Photography and continuous light – which is best?

If you would like to write for Camberwell Studios we would be interested to hear from you. Email: studios@camberwellstudios.co.uk and put ‘writer’ in the subject line.

Get in touch on 020 7737 0007 email us on studio@camberwellstudios.co.uk

Removing Greenscreen Spill

Greenscreen spill is a common problem, but an easy one to solve. In this video tutorial you’ll learn a quick and easy method to remove green from objects and body parts that shouldn’t have green on it. Key Takeaway: You will become familiar with the process and...

Cropping Greenscreen

Another greenscreen basic tutorial for beginners. Here you’ll learn how about cropping images and create masks in order to remove unwanted equipment from greenscreen shots. Key Takeaway: You’ll be able to crop images or create bespoke masks that are also applicable...

Cleaning the Key

This short video talks you through the various settings in Ultra Key that can help adjust your key and how they work. We cover the settings in Matte Generation, Matte Cleanup, Spill Suppression and Colour Correction. Key Takeaway: An insight into what greenscreen...
Studio Life, Exhibitions, Stock Footage and Set Building

Studio Life, Exhibitions, Stock Footage and Set Building

Although we are only a short way into 2019, it has been a busy year already. We’ve written up this short recap on what we have seen and learned so far. BSC v BVE – Which show is the right one for you? We recently attended two exhibitions – the British Society of...
Common Green Screen Mistakes

Common Green Screen Mistakes

Most filmmakers, camera operators and DOPs know the basic principles of a green screen shoot – light for an even green background and avoid shadows. Here are a few common issues to think about that can help your production look even better. Camera distance and...
Getting Started in the Film, TV and Video Industry 

Getting Started in the Film, TV and Video Industry 

Here at Camberwell Studios, we always try our best to help others, giving them the foremost and best advice possible. We receive a lot of enquiries from new starters, often individuals eager to make their first break into the industry but not knowing where to start....
SONY A7S Camera Review

SONY A7S Camera Review

Canon’s introduction of the 5D MarkII, with the possibility to shoot HD footage, was a game changer for video makers. It changed again with the launch of the Sony A7s, its full-frame mirrorless camera heavily orientated towards video filming. Now, as Canon announces...
Keying Greenscreen Tutorial

Keying Greenscreen Tutorial

We’ve put together this short article and video that shows the editing process for extracting – or keying – greenscreen. It isn’t intended to be an in-depth tutorial, but to show the layman how straightforward this task can be and why they can consider...

Studio Life and New Website – March 2018

We write these ‘Studio Life’ articles to showcase the work filmed here and provide examples to others about what is possible in our two greenscreen studios. With that in mind, the first place we’d like to take you in this article is to the...

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