Category Archives: Live Event & Dance

Dance Show Filming for professional Dance Show Videos and DVD’s

Dance show filming and DVD production

Cedar House Productions dance show filming for Dance schools, theatre companies, schools and competition hosts all throughout the UK. Our service is unrivaled and we offer  ‘no fee’ coverage recouping our costs on DVD sales alone. Our service can include multi-camera and we can also photograph the show and host the images for secure password protected viewing. Over the years we have covered some of the most prestigious shows in the UK but we also love filming the smaller more specialised performances and no job is too big or too small for us. Give us a call on 0161 766 3009 to find out more or drop us an email using the contact form, we would love to hear about your show.
Backstage build up to the Dance Show

Dance Show Filming and Photography

In the meantime here is a case study of our dance show filming at the IDF World Dance Championships

We had such a great time shooting the IDF World Dance Championships earlier this year. It was one of the hottest weeks in the year and Eastbourne was like a Mediterranean resort, the temperatures were uncomfortably high. Dance show filming was spread over four days and competitors had traveled from all over the world to perform. I have to say the level of the competition was exceptional and it was clear that many of the competitors had spent years practicing their craft in order to perfect it. We had a small crew with us this year to gather enough footage to produce a highlights reel as well as screen the performances live in the atrium for those that couldn’t get into the auditorium.

Our brief for the IDF Dance competition

Our brief was very simple, shoot the competitors performances and make the routines available to them as well as gather footage of the event and location. We also had to try and introduce an emotional element into the highlight as the IDF championships isn’t without it, as there were numerous languages spoken by all we relied on the visuals to convey message rather than dialogue.

Back stage highlights for your Dance Show

Its a great option to produce a short teaser of the build up to the dance show and unlike many other companies we don’t charge for this service. We can cover dress rehearsal, interviews and the general nervous build up just before the curtain opens. It gives the students something amazing to look back on for years to come, and helps them see how much they have improved over the years as their confidence has grown. Here is a short example of a back stage shoot.


How much does it cost to film a Dance Show

Well we dont make any upfront charges for dance show filming, we do however have a minimum order quantity for DVD sales, we have to do this in order to make it viable. Our requirements all depend on the number of DVD’s you sell, also how many cameras you require but as a rough guide our prices range from £10/DVD up to £14.99/DVD. Its a great service and an easy way for you to provide a filming service for all your students and attendees alike. We are very easy to work with and usually turn orders around within 7 to 10 days from filming. Many of our dance show filming customers return year after year because of the high production values we work to. Call or email for more details.

Filming Options

Here at Cedar House Productions we have many options for dance show filming and can offer up to 4 camera coverage for larger shows, or if its a small show we can comfortably film and produce a great DVD with just one camera/operator. Generally additional cameras will provide a more dynamic edit but its largely dependent on the theatre size and space for filming as well as the size of the show. You can however rest assured whichever option you choose you will get a great product at a great price. Here is an example of a single camera shoot.

Conference event filming Chester

Conference event filming Chester

Conference event filming Chester for Kalzip. The company is the world-leading standing seam roofing and wall cladding system. Over 80  million square metres have been installed worldwide. Their product enables contractors to create innovative, long-lasting, high  performance and low maintenance building envelope solutions. They use aluminium  profiled sheets and other inspiring metal finishes. Kalzip have had numerous of these events (17) and Carden Park has become the go to venue for them and its easy to see why. It really is a stunning place and they certainly know how to look after their customers and delegates alike. It has no fewer than 20 spa treatment areas and a luxurious private lounge including two dedicated relaxation areas. The venue also won the Good Spa Award’s North West Best Spa award 2012.

Why video a Conference in Chester

Its interesting how the industry has moved on over the years. Many event organisers realise that its not good enough just to hold the event and rely on images to recollect what happened. It can actually beneficial from a financial stand point to have your conference filmed. There are several quite lucrative options you could offer such as podcasts. Some organisers provide live streaming of the conference via paid uplink . It really is a very sensible and cost effective way of preserving the content. At Conference event filming Chester we provide all these options along with a great quality final product which you can look back on for many years.

Case Study

Our brief was to capture the day as it happened in very much a documentary style. Having little control over what happened and where. We also filmed several interviews from delegates and sponsors in order to document the benefit of becoming part of the Teamkal network as well as the wider picture of getting together with trading partners.

Here at Conference event filming Chester we would love to work with you at your next event. If you are interested in other areas please check out our other conference filming options. Here at Cedar House Productions we are a full service video production studio that epitomizes the event film industry. Give us a call or hit the contact link for more info.


Manchester Conference filming

Manchester conference filming and networking event held by BrokerBin, filmed on location at the Renaissance Hotel

Manchester conference filming worked with BrokerBin, an IT, telecom, imaging, and POS B2B marketplace. A members’ only organisation that is exclusively for brokers, resellers, service centers, integrators, and wholesalers. The one day event was held in May this year and the team at Cedar House Productions were asked to cover the day. We produced a highlights only edit with interviews from a number of attendees. This is one of several events that BrokerBin host all over the world. Their events are held at locations such as Vienna, Amsterdam, Las Vegas to name but a few. It was a hectic schedule with so much packed into the day, presentations were made by industry experts as well as the chance for open forum discussions.

Our conference filming service

We not only offer Manchester conference filming in the greater Manchester area we also provide UK coverage. Our cost effective service is provided to many big names as well as smaller businesses that want to monetise their conferences. Event organisers offer live streaming via a paid service and can recoup their costs. The additional benefit is being able to view the conference and make improvements on layout, lighting, audio, speakers. It yields far more benefit than photography in terms of preserving the moments.

Our brief

Our brief was to capture the day as it happened in very much a documentary style. Having little control over what happened and where. We also had to film interviews from attendees in order to document the benefit of BrokerBins networking events and the wider picture of getting together with trading partners.

Give us a call at Cedar House, we would love to hear from you. As a long term provider of Manchester conference filming services we have the experience and skill to help make your even a success.