Interview with Girls Who Code community partnerships manager Jackson Thomas

I only film new, non-profit, innovative, worthwhile organisations at BETT/the Education Show each year. Finding them is like looking Read more

Interview with Mitch Resnick - MIT Media Lab - about Scratch 3.0 at BETT 2019

I walked into the Press enclosure at Bett 2019 and bumped into Mitch Resnick. He kindly agreed to do Read more

Filming at BETT 2019

This is probably my last year filming at BETT 2019. In order to get good interviews on the fly Read more

The English Curriculum 2019

Well - I lasted six months and I'm back. The latter half of this year has been devoted to Read more

My last Video Interview in UK education - Clare Sealy on No More Marking

I am now retired from making videos on UK education - here is an extract from the last video Read more

The L4L courses site now has free easy access

My course http://l4lcourses.co.uk/enrol/index.php?id=5 - 'how to set up a cheap professional filming unit for schools' is now completely open Read more

Testing the SmallHD Focus monitor with my Sony A5100 camera

I have just bought a SmallHD Focus 5" Monitor for use with my smaller cameras - especially the point Read more

BETT 2018

Here's a quick video roundup of my impressions of this year's BETT. Every year I interview one or two people Read more

BETT 2018

This is one of a couple of posts I'll be doing about BETT 2018. This year I spent some time Read more

A Modest Proposal

Multimedia Resources by Teacher Communities Here is a modest proposal I'm making to DFE and the Chartered College of Teaching. Read more

Rode Pinmic long microphone test

Posted on by leoncych in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Rode Pinmic long microphone test

Archived; click post to view.
Excerpt: I have been looking for the ideal combination of small recorder and lavalier mic for professional broadcast over the web. I think I’ve found it in the Rode Pinmic long mic and the Tascam DR-10C. This combination + the Rode Micon 1 seems to be the ideal I’ve been looking for over the last few months. I shot the test video with separate sound to the Tascam via the Rode and post synched in Plural Eyes software. This will be my main interview mic for the forseeable future. Have a listen to the video below.

Rode Micon 1 – rode…

Brief example of audio quality from a small Tascam DR-10C

Posted on by leoncych in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Brief example of audio quality from a small Tascam DR-10C

Excellent little audio recorder I came across recently. It records to two levels – one slightly higher than the other in case someone suddenly starts shouting and you lose the take.

Click on image / text to get it here: PORTABLE RECORDER TASCAM DR-10CS MICROPHONE

MICS You can get these secondhand cheaper on ebay SENNHEISER ME 2-US Wireless systems Components for wireless systems

Which way is north?

Posted on by leoncych in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Which way is north?

Turning the Tables

Posted on by leoncych in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Turning the Tables

Virtue signalling – lack of empathy – anti-intellectual?

Posted on by leoncych in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Virtue signalling – lack of empathy – anti-intellectual?