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Permission for Commercial Operations of Drones

If you are a drone user and intend to fly one for commercial work, permission is required from the CAA, although it is worth noting that this is not a licence. To get permission you will need to demonstrate a sufficient understanding of aviation theory (airmanship, airspace, aviation law and good flying practice) and also […]

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CVP AT NAB 2019

With April finally rolling around, so has NAB. As always, there was a range of new and exciting kit announced and on display all over the large show floor and we’ve explored it so you didn’t have to. During this article, we will be talking about all of our favourite pieces kit ranging from established […]

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NAB 2019 News Roundup

NAB is currently in full swing, with plenty of exciting new products announced. We’ll be posting updates here about all the new releases including pre NAB product announcements as well as new products announced during the show. We’ll be updating the blog as and when products are announced so check back for regular updates. The […]

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CVP x RED x DJI Education Roadshow

CVP have teamed up with RED and DJI to bring an acquisition, motion and workflow roadshow to various universities across the UK. Bringing with us plenty of RED and DJI gear and industry experts to provide a hands on pro led workshop all about using dynamic range for creative shots and the importance of motion, […]

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Blind Spot Power Junkie, the Best Way to Power Mirrorless Cameras?

DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are a staple of the filmmaking community. Everyone from beginners to professional owner ops use them for their decent image quality, form factor and price point. But one issue that many people run into is battery life. With these smaller cameras becoming beefier when it comes to image quality and internal […]

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Guidelines for Safe Usage of Drones

Flying a drone/uav (whether commercially or recreationally) is a responsibility and whilst it can be fun and rewarding does also have the potential to get you and others into hot water if you do so irresponsibly. We want to help you get the most out of your drone, stay safe, maintain the safety of others […]

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CVP Christmas 2018 Gift Guide

With Christmas fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about stocking up on gifts for friends and family, and maybe even something for yourself. We’ll be discussing our ideas from stocking fillers to show stoppers that will make for great gifts beneath the Christmas tree. DJI Osmo Pocket First up is the DJI […]

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CVP Opens New Creative Experience in the Heart of London

Here at CVP we are excited to announce the opening of a unique showroom in Newman Street, London. The Fitzrovia townhouse offers five floors of production equipment from leading manufacturers, including ARRI, RED, Sony, Canon, Zeiss, Panasonic, Blackmagic Design and many more, presenting an experience that enables visitors to identify a technical solution that will deliver […]

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CVP is UK’s exclusive RED Certified Service Centre

For more than 30 years, CVP Group has been one of the leading Broadcast and Professional video solutions providers in the United Kingdom and Europe, with a comprehensive UK sales and support infrastructure. As a company we pride ourselves on maintaining close relationships with key manufacturers and use our unrivalled experience to listen to our […]

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30 Years of CVP, here’s the story…

The Story of CVP Once upon a time in a small town near Birmingham… (1986 to be precise) …A freelance cameraman called Phil Baxter began filming wedding videos, he advertised in a local newspaper under the company name ‘Creative Video Productions’, the phone number attached to the advert was the phone number for his mothers […]