|Ashley Bruce, Ewan Bruce
at 156 High Street, Bildeston, near Ipswich, Sudbury and Bury St.Edmunds in Suffolk.
phone +44 (0) 449740876
fax +44 (0) 449741664
London agent +44 (0) 2074249906
|BBC World TV - Life Series, Earth Report, half hours about globalisation & the environment currently also transmited on BBC 24
producers of Earth Report and Life series and productions for UNEP, EU, Ozonaction
Chaos, 6 half hours about natural disasters, Hands On, about appropriate technology
|Discovery Channel Europe
Big Cat Surgery - Animal Planet
|Channel 4, UK
One hours, 'Fragile Earth', 'Science and Society'
Half hours, 'Chaos'
|Camera equipment list
Panasonic DVX100, with 1.6x teleconverter
Canon XL1s, 16x auto zoom
Libec and Vinten tripods
Quick release stabilizer and shoulder mounts
Pag camera mount lights
Ianiro Lilliput redheads, white dome and reflectors
|We have undertaken special engineering projects and can offer a motorized panhead suitable for larger DV cameras. There's adjustment down to 1/10rpm. Useful for 360° pans, panning from inoperable locations and delicate telephoto shots. Built with Libec Quick release plates but can be adapted for Vinten, Satchler, Mitchell tripods.
We also adapt Quick release plates for shoulder braces, Varizoom flowpods etc.
email for details.
|Sound equipment list
Sanken and Sennheiser rifle mics
K-tec camera mic mounts
Sony radio and lavalier mics
Lightwave+Rycote windshields and boom poles
Canon XLR buddy box
|Production experience around the world includes visa procurement,transport booking, fixing and accomodation arrangments. And research, particually in environmental and development subjects, budgetting and project management, broadcast co-production procurement.
|We run the latest version of Avid Xpress Pro on a dedicated workstation in a large edit studio with commentary record facilities and online ability to playout to DV tape and to Betacam and DigiBeta.
|We also run Avid Xpress DV software on a dual workstation in a condusive edit studio with nearfield monitors & networked offline ability to DV tape or to online workstations
|Edit equipment list
Xeon + dual AMD workstations with 160gb firewire hardrives and Quadro graphics driving Eizo 17"and 19" lcd monitors Sony DV deck and TV monitor, Eclipse nearfield speakers, Behinger studio mic+dsp processor Gyration mice+keyboards, Contour shuttle control Canon 1200dpi scanner and HP colour laser printer and even Reloop dj decks and mixer!
|3D graphics and animation with MAX software running on Xeon + dual AMD workstations with 2gb memory modules and Quadro graphics with MAX drivers driving Eizo 17"and 19" lcd monitors. Compsiting integration with Boris Graffiti and into Avid.
|Using CanvasX and PaintShopPro9 for print graphics with colour corrected dual Eizo 17" lcd monitors outputting to HP colour laser and inkjet printers for pre-print proofing. Canon 5000F scanner for additional image sourcing. Wacom graphics tablet for precision drafting.
|Apart from Xeon and dual AMD workstations, we have a bank of three AMD computers to function as a render farm to speed up 3D graphics production, especially animation for broadcast.
|Ideas formulation, brain storming, production designing, script writing, logistics planning, budgetting (not seen is
the NEC Ultraportable), edit conflict resolution (!) all in condusive surroundings
|Our software development includes eQit,
a free downloadable diary.note.address thingy we find handy. 'solacalc', passive solar architecture software,
We've also developed database software with unique GUIs and a number of websites, including this one.
|Particuarly indulgent, but essential for long night sessions is our Elektra Nivola with optional fresh bean espresso grade grinding and green bean roasting (machines left, out of shot) for personal coffee blending. Ethiopian and Yemeni blends are the in-house favourites (for now)
|Click here if you'd like to find out about eQit and download. It's freeware.