2016 in review

2016 has come and gone in the blink of an eye. In a couple months it marks the 3 year anniversary of Immagine Productions and this year has seen us work with some amazing clients and projects.

At the end of 2015 into 2016 we were working with Nairns Oatcakes producing a series of videos with top Edinburgh Chef, Mark Greenaway creating recipes using a variety of their oatcakes.

In February, we were commissioned by Rabbie’s Tour’s and Scotrail to help them promote their new ‘Beautiful Borders’ tour. We spent a couple days down in the Borders collecting footage from some of the amazing sights down there and then took part in the tour ourselves and filmed a small group

In this month we also teamed up with one of our favourite Edinburgh Chef’s Mark Greenaway again. Mark was about to bring out his first cook book and wanted to create a trailer for the book that matched his edginess to cooking with some flair.

Over the next couple of months we found ourselves working on a variety of smaller projects which included the annual Edinburgh Fashion week. We were brought in again to help the team at Essential Edinburgh highlight the 2 day launch event.  We also worked with STV a lot creating a variety of television adverts for their local and national channels.

The Spring time brought about some new and older clients to work with. We have worked with Falkland House School for a number of years now, and we always work well together. The school was up for an award and needing an award submission video that showcased exactly what they school did. Falkland House School is a school that is specialised for boys who are on the spectrum and need some extra help. We are always amazed at what they do over there and the skills the boys learn stead them well for adulthood. We also worked with World Whisky Day and helped raise more profile for them. The team at Tigerlily had created a unique cocktail that would be the official cocktail of the day in Edinburgh and there was a party in Lulu’s, Edinburgh. We were there to capture the entire thing for the team.

Moving into the Summer time and one of your bigger projects we worked on was the launch of the brand-new Edinburgh Tour buses. The buses were presented to the public in the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh underneath Edinburgh Castle. To add to the event, the had the Royal Military Tattoo playing them in. We also teamed up with Mark Greenaway again to produce another short clip for his cookbook Perceptions. This time creating something a little edgier.

As we waved goodbye to the Summer we welcomed the Autumn with open arms are we began production again with Edinburgh Tours, but this time creating a social media for each other their tours. This project allowed us to cast actors and locations and take proper control of the project. There are 3 tours each covering different areas of Edinburgh from the obvious attractions of the Castle and Royal Mile to the Royal Yacht Britannia and Dynamic Earth. We also spent time filming at the Edinburgh Dungeons and a few shops along the Royal Mile. The project was great fun to work on and the client was thrilled with the videos. They are soon to be launched with their new website in early 2017.

The Autumn also brought us a new challenge when we teamed up with Essential Edinburgh to help them produce a series of short videos that would be played across the bus shelters on Edinburgh’s Princes Street and Waverley Station. With a set dimension for the bus adverts that are very narrow we had to carefully film each element keeping in mind that we could only use a small section of the filming. The ads came out great and helped to really create a bigger presence of the event.

Winter is coming! And so was more exciting and fun projects to work on. We produced a series of short STV adverts which we continuously do throughout the year. We also teamed up with Lothian Buses who had asked us to produce a short video for the launch of their new ‘22’ bus. Being near Christmas time, Edinburgh is always lit up with festive decorations, the big wheel and the German Market, so it made perfect sense to use that in our filming. Lothian Buses brought along their very own Santa and gold Santa bus to help grab the attention of the public

All in all, 2016 was a great year for us. We had great fun working with all our clients new and old. We can’t wait to work with them again in 2017 and welcome bigger and better projects.