On location with Contra: Stunning Corporate Videos John Ford - Head of Film by John Ford, Head of Film

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Contra love creating corporate videos and we have perfected the art over the last 15 years. We have learned a lot and often get asked “How does Contra make such beautiful videos?”, so we thought we’d share a little bit of our secret. In this blog we shall focus on a recent corporate shoot for London & Partners.

We source great locations to benefit our video production

London & Partners approached Contra with a brief to create a promotional film showcasing London as the number one worldwide destination for international students. Contra is a market leader in corporate video production and our fantastic location access for this film demonstrates that.

We filmed a beautiful video for London & Partners using students from all over the world in idyllic and iconic settings. One of the most iconic places we filmed at included a fantastic view from the London Eye. We were given exclusive access to our own pod and managed to capture great shots of ours students from high above London. We secured access to The London Eye, Westminster Bridge, Hampstead Heath, The British Library and even Southbank!

Corporate Videos by Contra On set with Contra: London Eye Pod

We approach our corporate videos with the understanding of a full service digital agency

We are more than just film production team, we are a digital agency who understands the full digital marketing ecosystem. This means the film content we create is made with an understanding of how it can be best produced to make the biggest impact across the digital ecosystem.

This mean Contra’s multi award winning film department was ideally placed to respond to London & Partners brief. We have extensive experience in storytelling through video and animation for educational institutions, brand and charity campaigns and high-end corporate clients. We wanted to include as many varied shots as possible for this which enables us to be able to make additional supporting content such as behind the scenes footage or other marketing materials such as our clients’ blog.

We have the best equipment a video production company can buy!

We shoot everything on a camera called the RED. It takes a no compromise approach to image acquisition and we only ever want to offer the best to our clients. That is why we shoot everything on the RED. Shooting raw and shooting 6k means that we have the most flexibility and control over the image we want to produce, not just in the field but in the edit too. If you want to read more about our RED camera, check out our NEXTO blog.

Corporate Videos by Contra

We know what it takes to make great corporate videos. Finding the most creative and aesthetically pleasing location spaces is something we pride ourselves in. We are about more than just video production, we are a creative agency too. Using the best high end equipment, we make the best high end films, which is why it is a no brainer that our clients’ keep coming back. For all our recent work check out our showreel here: https://film.contra.agency/showreel/

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John Ford - Head of Film by John Ford, Head of Film
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