Author Archives: Gavin Gration

About Gavin Gration

Director at Manchester Video Limited

Video Forensics – Case study from our archive

We process video evidence for the legal profession and other investigation agencies. Detailed below is a brief outline of a case we worked on some years ago. CCTV Violent Street Brawl A number of persons were involved in an incident … Continue reading

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HTTPS Server Upgrade August 2014

Manchester Video Limited’s website now uses HTTPS for improved security. You should now see the padlock symbol in your browser address bar. Encrypted pages do take a little longer to load but the benefit for visitors to our site is … Continue reading

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Phone line fault – 8/8/14

Update 15:00hrs – phone line now working. We’re aware of a problem with incoming calls to our main office number 0161 637 6838. It’s being worked on and will hopefully be resolved very soon. Until then please call the duty … Continue reading

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We are moving!

Our Mottram Road office has been home to Manchester Video Limited since March 2009. We’ve expanded our range of services gradually over the last five years and have reached the point where we need to move to bigger premises. From … Continue reading

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Video Production Update – Sport, Music and Event Filming

Here’s a brief round-up of what we’ve been up to during the last few weeks at Manchester Video Limited. Sports Filming – Flintoff ‘Caught & Bowled’ Simon Pendrigh looks after most of our corporate video clients. He ensures that their … Continue reading

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Video Transfer Service – Compilation Discs

A standard DVD Video disc holds around 2 hours of good quality video footage. If you have four or five tapes with 15 to 20 minutes on each one then they will all fit onto a single disc. You’ll benefit … Continue reading

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Guide – Basic Classroom Filming Setup

We’re working on a series of teacher training projects on behalf of a British client in the education sector. The projects include footage from a number of countries which will be filmed by local crews.┬áThe aim of this article is … Continue reading

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Guide – SD Memory Cards for Home Video

In this article we’ll talk about the different kinds of SD cards available and the types of video files that camcorders and other cameras including mobile phones might record onto them. We’ll try to avoid getting bogged down with too … Continue reading

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iMovie – How to do A-D capture via Firewire

Our MD has published this short article on his G+ page explaining how to solve a Firewire capture problem with the latest version of iMovie.

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Short Promo Video for a B2C Service

We made a simple one minute, text and voice only video to promote our home video transfer service. The running time is 63 seconds including a 5 second hold on our contact details at the end. The video consists of … Continue reading

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