Film & TV News Blog

Our blog on all the latest film and TV news from Mount Pleasant Studio in central London covering everything from broadcast and commercials to cameras and post-production…

motion control at mps

NSC Creative's Motion Control Green Screen VFX Project

NSC Creative, based at the National Space Centre in Leicester,…
Green screen studio

Another great 'making of' video - motion control, green screen and lots of VFX.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JSlTltZdNc&feature=youtu.be We…

More pixels or better pixels? 4K TVs are taking over, but do we want to produce the content?

By Richard Lewisohn Last week I attended a seminar in the…
best filmmaking blogs

A roundup of the best filmmaking blogs

By Richard Lewisohn There was a time when to learn about filmmaking,…

The results are in – 'Search' in the world of film and TV production

By Richard Lewisohn Three weeks ago I created a survey to…

Looking into infinity

by Mark Dunn, Studio Manager What’s an infinity cove? For…

Why Google is worth $387bn – searching for a film studio in the 21st century

By Richard Lewisohn When I was a young production assistant,…

Jobs on set - Mickey Richards, Video Playback Operator

An occasional series highlighting crew members who have have…
Still from Microsoft commercial filmed at Mount Pleasant Studio

The best 'making of' video - Found 'Microsoft Surface'

There have been a few good ‘making of’ films shot at Mount Pleasant…

Moviola Dolly with history - our beautiful mechanical beast

Movie equipment with history. The heritage of Mount Pleasant Studio's Moviola Dolly dates back six decades.