Author Archives: Emma Puente

About Emma Puente

A believer in having many strings to one’s bow, I am a freelance video producer, ESL tutor, and gardener based in the West Midlands and I am always looking for new projects and opportunities. I’ve yet to find one that combines all three of these things, so if you have something like that for me you might just make my day. ^_^ Contact: mail (at) emmapuente (dot) com

Peace Through Unity

This year I did a couple of days’ filming with jam-av for the Normandy Day UK Peace Through Unity project: Normandy Day UK (Peace Through Unity) is about young people and veterans working together to celebrate peace and remember the … Continue reading

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6 weeks with NCS The Challenge

I’ve just spent six weeks working as a Media Practitioner for NCS (the National Citizen Service) powered by The Challenge, which is the NCS provider in London, the West Midlands and the North West. NCS is a government-funded initiative that … Continue reading

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4K has landed! First play with the GH4

The Panasonic DMC-GH4 arrived today! After the briefest of glances at the manual and a few minutes of faffing with the camera settings I was raring to go and film something, so here is my very first slice of test … Continue reading

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New job at PQA

It feels like ages since my last blog, the last month has flown by… Anyway firstly I just want to briefly sing the praises of arts networking events – you hear a lot of different views as to how effective … Continue reading

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In a New Light 2014

Documentary video by Nick Fogg featuring some behind-the-scenes footage of the animation workshops I led in Wales in July and December 2013 for Theatr Brycheiniog’s ‘In a New Light’ project – my bit’s at 2.15 🙂

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“My bag is in the hat, it’s filled with this and that…”

Carlito would like to tell you all about his magic hat, which he found at a charity shop. This is a short video I created for a contest on Zooppa entitled ‘Bring a Child’s Imagination to Life’ where the rules … Continue reading

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‘Burn’ wins a spot at IdeasTap Takeover

A few days ago I found out that my micro-short What a lovely way to burn was one of five winners in the IdeasTap Takeover:Love competition, the brief for which was to submit short films about love with a duration … Continue reading

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Best of Moviedrome

I took a wander through the vaults of my NAS recently and ended up watching through a bunch of old workshop videos – while I have unfortunately produced more workshop material than I ever kept, I am still in possession … Continue reading

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‘What a Lovely Way to Burn’ to premiere at Stuttgarter Filmwinter

In November I found out that the silly little film I shot on my desk one afternoon had been accepted into a film festival, and I was delighted that it was such a lovely one – my partner and I … Continue reading

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Dome Club: The Return!

In September Mario Di Maggio – planetarium manager and dome-based art enthusiast – parted ways from Birmingham’s Thinktank Science Museum, taking his awesome Dome Club project with him – Dome Club is now based at the Custard Factory in Digbeth, and … Continue reading

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