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Branded Studios opens the door into the most closed of industries. Step inside a working TV, Film and photography studio. Our packages are perfect for creatives - from photography sessions, to career enhancing courses and exclusive experiences! Be part of our incredible community of extraordinary people. 

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Courses

Courses

Do you want to learn the art of production? Perhaps you would like to produce your own films? Or create great videos for Youtube and social media platforms? Look at becoming a professional or even just better understand the role of a producer in the filmmaking process?

 

Start your producing journey with our exclusive 'Introduction to Production' courses.

Your course will include:

Starting with an introduction in our cosy private cinema followed by studio tour.

- How to create ideas that sell - An overview of the Film Business and how it works

- Pre-production, everything from scripting to storyboarding, casting and more!

- The production process, the roles of directors, producers and more.

- A short class from our in house cinematographer on cameras, lenses, lighting and sound.

- An introduction to Adobe Premiere Pro

- How to edit a teaser trailer with our in-house Film & Television editor

- How to get your project funded, acquired and distributed around the world

- Q+A time along with a certificate of completion

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Do you want to learn the art of video editing? Perhaps you would like to edit your own films? Or create great videos for Youtube and social media platforms? Look at becoming a professional or even just better understand the role of a video editor in the filmmaking process?

 

Start your video editing journey with our exclusive 'Introduction to Video Editing' courses.

Your course will include:

Starting with an introduction in our cosy private cinema followed by studio tour, you will then be split into groups to work with our in-house expert video editors, across the course you can learn.

- How to edit a short video for maximum impact looking at - audience, market and narrative.

- A short introduction to Adobe Premiere.

- How the pace of an edit can set the tone of the movie - with examples.

- How transitions work and how they effect the feel of a movie.

- How to make an impactful edit right from frame 1.

- How audio impacts upon our emotions when looking at visuals.

In our extended full day courses we look at all of the above and:

- Where to get great and how to create studio quality transitions on a budget.

- How to use layers of video and audio.

- A short intorduction to animating titles and basic effects in Premier.

- An introduction to using LUTs and basic colour correction.

- Refreshments.

Q+A time and a certificate of participation for all who take part.1/2 day and full day courses available.

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Courses

Do you want to learn the art of Screenwriting? Perhaps you would like to write your own films? Or create great videos for Youtube and social media platforms? Look at becoming a professional screenwriter, or even just better understand the role of a writer in the filmmaking process?

 

Start your screenwriting journey with our exclusive 'Introduction to Screenwriting' courses.

Your course will include:

Starting with a tour of our fully equipped TV and film studios, followed by introduction to screenwriting talk in our cosy private cinema, you will then have the opportunity to work with Charlotte Fantelli, Writer, Producer and Director and Owner of Branded Studios.

There will be Q+A time.

 

Across the course you can learn.

 

- Where to start in the screenwriting process 

- Understanding the needs of the Producer/Director

- How to brainstorm

- How to create a structure

- How to write convincing characters

- What is the market doing? 

- Where are the market opportunities?

 

In our extended full day courses we look at all of the above and:

- One-to-One sessions with Charlotte to discuss your own personal ideas.

- Signposting the best resources for writers

- How do you fund a writing career?

- Writing convincing dialogue for screen.

 

A certificate of participation.

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Do you want to learn the art of Photography?

 

Start your photography learning journey with our exclusive photography courses. We have a range of courses to suit all abilities. Choose from Beginner or Intermediate, 1/2 and full day courses. All run by professional photographers in our fully equipped TV, Film and photography studios.

Your course will include:

Starting with a tour of our fully equipped studios, followed by an introduction to photography talk in our cosy private cinema, you will then have the opportunity to get shooting in our range of studio settings including a range of backdrops including greenscreen, props, items, lighting and one hour with a live model.

 

You will have the opportunity to learn:

Camera Settings

Composition

Equipment

Lighting

Backgrounds

Subjects

The basics of Editing

 

You will enjoy the varied studio spaces to practice in and experiment with a wide range of subject matters. In our full day course you will also have opportunity to spend a couple of hours in the beautiful outdoors of Christchrch, a stunning Saxon town that includes street scenes, ancient ruins and a sea harbour. 

 

All will be under the expert eye of our professional photographer who will be there to advise and answer any questions. 

 

Equipment and skills:

For our beginner courses, no previous knowledge of photography is required. For our intermediate course we do suggest a basic working knowledge of your camera, lighting and editing techniques. Your own camera will be required. Tripods are recommended but not essential and a selection of equipment including professional lighting will be available.

 

Also on the day:

Refreshment time and mingling.

Lunch break for those on full day courses.

Q+A time. 

Certificate of participation.

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Alongside our fantastic in-house courses, we also have an online course available! This is a true masterclass in filmmaking and delves into the film business world like no other course will. Charlotte Fantelli, Writer, Producer and Director has stepped in front of the camera to reveal her knowledge of the film world and how you can break into it.

During this course, you'll learn a magnitude of vital information on how to be a successful filmmaker. This is specifically designed at those of you that want to build a career in the film industry. 

What you'll learn in this course:

- How to create ideas that sell

- Learn how to research what type of content channels and distributors are looking for

- How to properly budget your production

- How to get your film funded

- An overview of acquisitions and film distribution

- How to get pre-production right - scripting, storyboarding, casting, location choice, choosing a team, logistics, equipment and more

- The production process - Keeping to budget on set, the roles of each team member, cameras, lighting, sound, lenses and more

- How to create magic in post-production - An intro to Adobe Premiere Pro, transitions, grading, sound engineering, cutting a trailer and more

- Finding an audience - an overview of marketing, awards, broadcasters, video on demand and more.

COURSE AVAILABLE SOON - If you are interested in pre-ordering this course please enquire below.

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Experience Days

 

Our experience days make the perfect day out or gift for a loved one. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an actor on the big screen? Perhaps you would love to try out modelling in front of the camera? With Branded Studios Experience Days, we can make your dreams a reality. Contact us to find out more about our bespoke experience days.

BE AN ACTOR

EXPERIENCE DAY

An amazing opportunity for the budding thespian in your life.

 

This acting experience takes place in our fully equipped TV and Film studios and will include studio tour, a one-on-one rehearsal of a monologue with professional TV and Film Director and the filming of your rehearsed scene, edited for your portfolio. Fully edited video for you to keep (sent digitally after the day). Please see product details below for full information.

Your experience day will include:

A two hour one-on-one industry professional package that will include; an introduction to our TV and film studios with guided tour, followed by the rehearsal of a monologue of your choice one-on-one with professional TV and Film Director, which will be professionally lit, directed and film recorded in our studios. 

This will be edited with your details ready for your profiles, showreel and portfolio. The edited version will be sent to you digitally within 10 working days of the masterclass. 

This is a two hour experience, full day packages are available.

BECOME A MODEL

EXPERIENCE DAY

Be a Model for the day! An amazing opportunity for the photogenic people in your life.

 

This full day masterclass in our fully equipped TV, Film and photography studios will include studio tour, modelling class, industry talk, rehearsal, professional makeup and hair session, 3 photoshoots in 3 locations and changes of clothing, and 20 images for you to keep (sent digitally after the day) including 2 of your choice which you can have professionally edited. Please see product details below for full information. 

 

Your experience day will include:

A full day experience that will include; an introduction to our TV, film and photography studios with guided tour, followed by a fantastic modelling class in which you will get to know fellow models and be instructed by professional photographer.

You will be taken for a professional hair and makeup session where you will have an expert make over.

You will have your first photoshoot which will take place in our fully equipped photo studio. 

There will be time for refreshments in the morning.

After this, you will be treated to an industry masterclass from Branded Studios owner; film and TV producer and Director Charlotte Fantelli - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Fantelli, in which we will discuss what casting directors are looking for, how to create a modelling profile that attracts attention, how to get in touch with the people who matter! How to write agency and production company approaches that get you noticed for industry opportunities!

After a lunch break you will have an opportunity to have a refresh from our makeup artist and a change of clothing. You will be taken to location two where you will have a second photoshoot, this will be an outdoor photography shoot in the stunning outdoor location of historic Christchurch, by yourself and with other models for diversity.

You will then be able to have a refresh and third change of clothing before having a creative photoshoot in a different studio setting.  

The best 15 images (minimum) will be selected and available to you digitally, ready for your profiles, showreel and portolio. You may use all of these images and also choose two to have a professional edit, the edited versions will be sent to you digitally within 10 working days of the mastercalss. 

Also Q+A time and a certificate of participation.

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BE A TV PRESENTER

EXPERIENCE DAY

Be a TV Presenter for the day! An amazing opportunity for the star in your life.

 

This full day masterclass in our fully equipped TV and Film studios will include studio tour, industry talk with TV and Film Director, presenting masterclass, rehersals and recording of scenes for your portfolio. Fully edited video for you to keep (sent digitally after the day). Please see product details below for full information. 

Your experience day will include:

A full day experience that will include; an introduction to our TV and film studios with guided tour, followed by a fantastic TV presenting class in which you will get to know fellow voice actors and choose two scenes you will record with us later in the day.

After a short refreshment break you will be treated to an industry masterclass from Branded Studios owner; film and TV producer and Director Charlotte Fantelli - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Fantelli, in which we will discuss what casting directors are looking for, how to create a profile that attracts attention, how to get in touch with the people who matter! How to write agency and production company approaches that get noticed!

After a lunch break you will have an opportunity to rehearse the scenes you chose earlier in the day which will be professionally directed and recorded in our TV studios. 

These will be edited ready for use on your profiles, showreel and portfolio. The edited video will be sent to you digitally within 10 working days of the masterclass. 

Also Q+A time and a certificate of participation.

VOICEOVER ARTIST

EXPERIENCE DAY

Be a voice artist for the day! An amazing opportunity for the voice actor in your life.

 

This full day masterclass in our fully equipped TV and Film studios will include studio tour, industry talk with TV and Film Director, voice drama class, rehersals and recording two scenes for your voice portfolio. Fully edited audio for you to keep (sent digitally after the day). Please see product details below for full information.

Your experience day will include:

A full day experience that will include; an introduction to our TV and film studios with guided tour, followed by a fantastic voice acting class in which you will get to know fellow voice actors and choose two scenes you will record with us later in the day.

After a short refreshment break you will be treated to an industry masterclass from Branded Studios owner; film and TV producer and Director Charlotte Fantelli - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Fantelli, in which we will discuss what casting directors are looking for, how to create a profile that attracts attention, how to get in touch with the people who matter! How to write agency and production company approaches that get noticed!

After a lunch break you will have an opportunity to rehearse the monologues or dialogues you chose earlier in the day which will be professionally directed and recorded in our recording studio. 

This will be edited ready for your profiles, showreel and portolio. The edited versions will be sent to you digitally within 10 working days of the mastercalss. 

Also Q+A time and a certificate of participation.

Photoshoots

 

Alongside our fantastic courses and experience days, we also offer a huge range of photography experiences at our well equipped studio in Christchurch, Dorset. These make a fantastic gift or family keepsake and are available in a range of packages. As always, our packages and prices are bespoke to you so please get in contact with us to book your photography shoot.

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With our own 4000sq ft studios and a historic town, country and beach on our doorstep, we can combine on location and studio shoots, to create the best photographic experiences possible, bespoke to you.

 

We have packages to suit any level of model, from those who simply want to capture some fun portraits in a one hour shoot with up to 7 edited images. To full combined studio and location shoots with changes of clothing, professional hair and makeup, even a modelling video short, fully professionally edited for your social media!

 

Don't live close to our studios? No worries! Our studios are attached to a large hotel - enjoy a 'stay over fitness modelling package' - stay in the beautiful town of Christchurch, enjoy the local beaches, forest AND a bespoke fitness modelling shoot - all from just £254 including images!! We are equally happy to travel to a gym/location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge.

Choose from:

1 hour professional shoot with up to 7 fully edited images. 

2 hour professional shoot to include a studio and on location/gym shoot, up to two changes of clothing and 15 edited images. 

Add a professional makeup and/or hairstyling package and make sure you look your best.

Add a social media video, captured and edited.

Don't live locally? What better excuse to enjoy a short break by the coast? Stay over in the hotel directly attached to our studios and in the same square as the gym! What could be better? Only £55 extra for an overnight stay, room only!!

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Capture beautiful images that last a lifetime.

With our own 4000sq ft studios with props, furniture, mirrors and stunning lighting, we can create the best photographic experiences possible. Equally we are in the heart of a Saxon town with ruins, nature, architecture and a seaside harbour right on our doorstep for on location shoots bespoke to you.

 

We have packages to suit anyone, putting you at ease in a one hour shoot with up to 7 edited images. Or, why not enjoy a full combined studio and location shoot with changes of clothing, professional hair and makeup, even a video short capturing these precious family moments, fully professionally edited and digitally delivered (as are the photographs) within 10 days of the shoot!

 

Don't live close to our studios? No worries! Our studios are attached to a large hotel - enjoy a 'stay over fitness modelling package' - stay in the beautiful town of Christchurch, enjoy the local beaches, forest AND a bespoke modelling shoot - all from just £254 including images!! We are equally happy to travel to a location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge.

Choose from:

1 hour professional shoot with up to 7 fully edited images. 

2 hour professional shoot to include a studio and on location shoot, up to two changes of clothing and 15 edited images. 

Add a professional makeup and/or hairstyling package and make sure you look your best.

Add a beautifully captured and edited video with messages for each other to last a lifetime.

Don't live locally? What better excuse to enjoy a short break by the coast? Stay over in the hotel directly attached to our studios and in the same square as the gym! What could be better? Only £55 extra for an overnight stay, room only!!

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With our own 4000sq ft studios with beds, sofas, mirrors and stunning lighting, we can create the best photographic experiences possible, bespoke to you.

 

We have packages to suit you and your furry (or slimy, or feathery) friends, our first is a 30 minute one backdrop studio shoot with up to 5 images for just £149, this delivers great value and is fab for pets who don't want to be stressed or put out for long periods. You are welcome to come to our studios 15 minutes early for a tour and welcome and to make your pet feel settled prior to the shoot.  You are also welcome to join your pet in the shoot.

 

We also have one hour shoots with up to 7 edited images and even a full 2 hour combined studio and location shoot to get the most from your pet in the outdoors, the country, even the beach!

 

We are equally happy to travel to a location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge. 

Choose from:

30 minute professional shoot with up to 5 fully edited images.

1 hour professional shoot with up to 7 fully edited images. 

2 hour professional shoot to include a studio and on location shoot and 15 edited images. 

Add a video, captured and edited.

maternity/baby

photoshoot

Capture your most precious memories in beautiful images that last a lifetime. 

 

With our own 4000sq ft studios and stunning historic and natural local locations, we can combine on location and studio shoots, to create the best photographic experiences possible, bespoke to you and your family.

 

We have packages to suit the needs of your new family, from our newborn-friendly one hour shoot with up to 7 edited images. To full combined studio and location shoots with professional hair and makeup, props, even a little video message short for your family to look back on this special time. Your images will be sent to you digitally within 10 working days of the shoot.

 

Don't live close to our studios? No worries! Our studios are attached to a large hotel - enjoy a 'stay over photography package' - stay in the beautiful town of Christchurch, enjoy the local beaches, forest AND a bespoke family photoshoot - all from just £264 including images!! We are equally happy to travel to a location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth, or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge.

Choose from:

1 hour professional pregnancy/maternity/baby/family photoshoot with up to 7 fully edited images. 

2 hour professional shoot to include a studio and on location shoot, up to two changes of clothing and 15 edited images. 

Add a professional makeup or hairstyling package and make sure you look your best.

Add a special message video, captured and edited.

Don't live locally? What better excuse to enjoy a short break by the coast? Stay over in the hotel directly atached to our studios! What could be better? Only £65 extra for an overnight stay, room only!!

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fitness

photography

Capture your hard work in beautiful images that last a lifetime. 

 

With our own 4000sq ft studios and a fully equipped gym just opposite, we can combine on location and studio shoots, to create the best photographic experiences possible, bespoke to you.

 

We have packages to suit any level of fitness model, from enthusiasts who simply want to capture their progress in a one hour shoot with up to 7 edited images. To full combined studio and location shoots with changes of clothing, professional hair and makeup, even a fitness modelling video short, fully professionally edited for your social media!

 

Don't live close to our studios? No worries! Our studios are attached to a large hotel - enjoy a 'stay over fitness modelling package' - stay in the beautiful town of Christchurch, enjoy the local beaches, forest AND a bespoke fitness modelling shoot - all from just £254 including images!! We are equally happy to travel to a gym/location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge. 

Choose from:

1 hour professional fitness shoot with up to 7 fully edited images. 

2 hour professional fitness shoot to include a studio and on location/gym shoot, up to two changes of clothing and 15 edited images. 

Add a professional makeup and/or hairstyling package and make sure you look your best.

Add a social media video, captured and edited.

Don't live locally? What better excuse to enjoy a short break by the coast? Stay over in the hotel directly attached to our studios and in the same square as the gym! What could be better? Only £55 extra for an overnight stay, room only!!

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photoshoot

Branded Studios is pleased to reveal our latest addition to our Photography Studios: The Branded Boudoir Set.

We have a range of packages available to best suit you. On the day you'll be looked after by our Studio team who will provide make-up and clothing if needed and even a glass of bubbly.

Check out our photography team below. You'll get to choose which photographer you'd like to shoot and edit your photos, each with their own style and price range.

Prices will be quoted depending on Photographer selected and how many are attending. Please fill out the form below and we will get back to you with a bespoke quote.

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headshots &
corporate photos

Professional headshot photos for your company or CV. Get ahead of the competition with high quality professional photos of you and your team.

 

With our own 4000sq ft studios and a fully equipped gym just opposite, we can combine on location and studio shoots, to create the best photographic experiences possible, bespoke to you.

 

Don't live close to our studios? No worries! Our studios are attached to a large hotel - enjoy a 'stay over fitness modelling package' - stay in the beautiful town of Christchurch, enjoy the local beaches, forest AND a bespoke fitness modelling shoot - all from just £254 including images!! We are equally happy to travel to a gym/location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge. 

Package options vary depending on location of shoot. Please contact us to discuss your needs and we'll put together a bespoke package for you.

product

photography

Professional product photography to showcase your stock and drive sales forward.

With our own 4000sq ft studios and a fully equipped gym just opposite, we can combine on location and studio shoots, to create the best photographic experiences possible, bespoke to you.

 

Don't live close to our studios? No worries! Our studios are attached to a large hotel - enjoy a 'stay over fitness modelling package' - stay in the beautiful town of Christchurch, enjoy the local beaches, forest AND a bespoke fitness modelling shoot - all from just £254 including images!! We are equally happy to travel to a gym/location within a 15 mile radius of Bournemouth or travel outside 15 mile radius will incur a 40p per mile surcharge. 

Package options vary depending on location of shoot. Please contact us to discuss your needs and we'll put together a bespoke package for you.

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Hire our Studio

PHOTOGRAPHY | RECORDING | EVENTS

With three floors of photography and videography studios, fully equipped post-production suites, a voice recording studio, a green-screen room and even a private cinema, there is very little we cannot do on-site.

Our studio spaces are varied; as well as the usual white and dark studio areas, we also have natural light spaces, Juliet balcony, staircase, archways, cinema and much more. We have lots of continuous lighting options, changing facilities, some great wardrobe extras, a welcoming manned reception and tea and coffee making facilities.          


Find our studios in the heart of Christchurch: 19 Saxon Square, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1QA.

Call 01202 476875 for more information or for a free private tour. 

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BRANDED STUDIOS

Visit our Studios in Christchurch, Dorset to find our more about what we do.

Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday | 9:00am - 5:00pm

19 Saxon Square

Christchurch | Dorset

BH23 1QA

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