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Latest Documentary: A Life From The Land

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In 1936, over 1000 long term unemployed workers left Newcastle in search of a new life for their families. Land Settlement Associations were being set up and encouraged those out of work to take on a 4 acre farm and grow food for themselves and their country. The largest of these… Read More

New Film for Chichester Harbour Conservancy

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Chichester Harbour have incredible support by their Conservation Work Parties. Largely comprised of volunteers they work hard to support the work that the Harbour Conservancy and its Rangers do. We followed them on a Work Party to find out what's involved and why they do it. The film is being used… Read More

Improving Literacy With Film

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This week we have started filming short narrative films with St George's Primary School in Portsmouth. Each film is based on the iconic Spy genre and Year 5 and 6 have created scripts that pay homage to the conventions and ideologies of the genre. This week we have filmed two short… Read More

Joe Joins The Team

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This week Joe has joined us at Millstream and comes on board as an editor. Skilled with Final Cut and Premiere he also brings an in depth knowledge of After Effects and motion graphics. Welcome to the team! Read More

New Construction Timelapse

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This week we have started filming a new construction timelapse for Inland Homes. Using our bespoke timelapse rig, we will capture all stages of construction to create a short cinematic film. Read More

Animation for Overline

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We've been working with Overline, one of the UK's leading telecoms providers, to create a short animated video. The theme was connections and drawing inspiration from their exisiting branding we have produced a video that fits inside their marketing as well as being able to stand alone. Read More

Documentary for Innovative Learning Through Film

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Raising literacy attainment levels in primary schools is a real issue, especially with boys, and we've collaborated with St George's to create a project that focuses on improving literacy as well as meeting the requirements of the curriculum. Based on a film genre we explore the conventions, devices and narrative structures… Read More

Guest Post: My Week With Millstream

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Having just finished studying my degree in Television Post Production at University, I soon discovered that I still lacked the working experience, which restrained me from getting a job, even with my degree in post production. After having a meeting with Ben and Dan at Millstream Productions, we agreed on a… Read More

Product Videos for NightSearcher

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This week we've been working with NightSearcher in producing a series of promotional product videos. NightSearcher make some incredibly powerful and incredibly cool lights for the construction industry to keep them safe at night. For this shoot, we were based in a studio to acheive a clean, white background that draws… Read More

Filming Our Latest Doc

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Our latest documentary focuses on the Land Settlement Association (LSA) in Sidlesham and the many families who have been based there since the fruition of the scheme. This weeks we have filmed our interviews, and despite the heavy rain, we captured stories from many generations of growers about living on the… Read More

Promo for British Food Fortnight

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In 2014 we produced a short film to highlight some of the amazing events Emsworth put on to celebrate British Food Fortnight, a national food and community event run by Love British Food. Emsworth went on to win the top prize for best celebration. We’ve recently been commissioned by Love British… Read More

Into Film - Greatest Generation

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Greatest Generation is a project that runs nationwide and partners film production companies with schools to help teach young people about the UK. The project is run by Into Film supported by BBC Learning, the BFI and the British Council. We worked with St. George's Primary School and ran workshops not… Read More

Building In Slow Motion

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We have recently completed perhaps our most cinematic construction film. Since 2013 we have been covering the construction of a brand new build by TEC Construction. The challenge for us was to show the building process in slow motion but still retain the sentiment of what is happening. We achieved this… Read More

War on the Waves

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Some of our recent blog posts have been detailing the progress of our project with students from Havant Sixth Form College.  War on the Waves is a documentary about the World War One Battle of Jutland, and in particular the sinking of HMS Invincible. We've now completed the edit of the… Read More

Stopgap Dance Company - The Seafarers

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We have been working with Stopgap since 2011 and every project we do with them gets bigger and more ambitious than the last. The Seafarers is no exception. As always, their work is stunning, thought provoking and touching. Filmed against the backdrop of the sunset and Portsmouth Dockyard 60 dancers of… Read More

Chichester College - Music Department

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Chichester College approached us to create a promotional film that informs prospective students of the variety of courses on offer at Chichester College. The film also shows how aspirational the college is when it comes to their students’ future careers. It was great fun working with the team in the music… Read More

Short film for EJ Bespoke Furniture

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We were commissioned by EJ Bespoke Furniture to produce a short film that captures the feel of the company and the work they do. We collaborated closely with them in refining the script and choosing visuals to represent key points in the film. Read More

A Film For ORCA

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ORCA are a charity that work to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises in UK and European waters. We were asked to produce a short film that highlights some of the key programmes that they have implemented and how they are having a positive impact on the conservation of whales, dolphons and… Read More

Construction Timelapse for Inland Homes

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We have been working with Inland Homes in producing a timelapse for their new development in Uxbridge. This short film takes us from the first digger on site through to a finished showhome. Read More

Spire Hospital Portsmouth

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We recently completed a promotional video for Spire Portsmouth. Our task was to demonstrate the wide range of services on offer and capture the essence of the hospital within a few minutes. We interviewed memebers of staff ranging from nurses to consultants to the hospital manager and it was clear that… Read More