The cinematic video work of Edmond Terakopian

  1. Electric Coffee Company

    The story of the Electric Coffee Company ( electriccoffee.co.uk ) in Ealing, London; its refurbishment, its re-opening, its coffee and the importance of community and the individuality of shops and cafes.

    Shot entirely on the Leica M (Type 240) using a Leica 28mm Summicron ASPH, 35mm Summilux ASPH FLE and 50mm Noctilux ASPH, with some shots using a Leica OUFRO macro adapter. Ambient audio recorded on the internal microphone and interview recorded on a Roland R26 using a Rode lavalier microphone. Edited using FCP X. Partially colour graded in "Color" by Neil Patience ( patience.tv ). Final grading with FCP X and Film Convert. A Manfrotto 561BHDV video monopod was used for all shots apart from the interview, for which a Gitzo video tripod was used. I also used a Lee RF75 filter holder & hood, along with Lee ND filters.

  2. The Cleaner

    The beginnings of another normal and dull day of going to work as a cleaner. On the way, a distraction leads to another distraction at work and the day changes direction.

    A short film shot on the RED One and a Rode NTG-2 mic. RAW footage processed in REDCINE-X. Dual audio recorded on Rode NTG-3 mic and Zoom H4n. The time-lapse scenes were shot on a Canon 5D MkII and edited in Aperture. The film was edited and graded, with audio and titles, all on FCP X.

    With thanks to Newday Pictures, AB and the Trinity Bar (Harrow).

  3. Homage

    A thug with a hoodie breaks into an abandoned country manor house...

    A short film featuring Haylie Ecker (formerly of "Bond").
    Assistant Antje Bormann.
    Shot exclusively on Olympus E-P2 cameras and Olympus lenses.
    Edited using Aperture 3 and Final Cut Pro.
    Microphone by Rode.

    You can read an interview with me about the film at the BJP website:

    1854.eu/2010/03/qa_filmmaking_with_the_olympus.html

    For some behind the scene photos, please visit my blog:

    edmondterakopian.blogspot.com/2010/03/homage-behind-scene-photos.html

  4. RNOH Redevelopment Appeal Film

    A documentary film shot over nine months, on the work carried out at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Middlesex, UK, and the patient's whose lives were changed by the hospital.
    This film was made to help with the fundraising appeal for the hospital at it's launch on April 26, 2012. The film was premiered for the first time at this launch, at an event hosted by HRH Prince Andrew and Princess Eugenie at St James's Palace.
    To make donations to the appeal, please visit rnohcharity.org

    To find out more about the creative team behind this project, visit taptv.co.uk

    Film launch & exhibition at St James's Palace: photothisandthat.co.uk/2012/04/27/rnoh-appeal-film-launch/

    Behind The Scenes: photothisandthat.co.uk/2012/04/28/behind-the-scenes/

    ***Not to be embedded into any commercial websites, including news & newspaper websites without written consent. This work is protected by copyright***

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