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Films for Theatre

At Preston Street Films we have years of experience creating film and video work for theatre. We have created promotional work in the form of creative or live trailers for shows, onstage projection work, behind the scenes and rehearsal videos and marketing films for theatres.

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NHS Social Care Research

Filmed in care settings in Devon these short documentaries explore issues around the provision of social care research within the NHS.

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Sancho’s The Slow Fashion Show

The Slow Fashion Show is a spectacular event held at Exeter Cathedral, run by Sancho's Shop. It showcases the beauty of sustainable and ethical fashion, celebrates the Slow Fashion Industry and raises awareness of the ethical and environmental issues caused by Fast Fashion processes through discussion and collaboration. Sancho's asked us to create this moving, dramatic piece to be projected during the event, prior to the final catwalk run. Braving the autumnal waters of the River Teign, we created this stunning, poetic film that presents an arresting reminder of the devastation that our environment is facing.

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Devon Climate Emergency

Devon Climate Emergency commissioned us to make a series of films giving viewers Top Tips to help improve the environment. The films were produced on a very tight deadline and released to coincide with the COP26 conference in Glasgow. The films combine talking heads with 2D animation made from existing illustration assets.

artist Hugh McCann

Handmade

Renowned artist Hugh McCann commissioned us to make a video trailer that would drive interest in his audioguide piece Handmade. The audioguide can be used in any town, city or village and invites participants to look anew at their surroundings. The video we made shows three participants exploring the textures, sights and sounds of the world around them.

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Harold Pinter’s Betrayal

Exeter Northcott needed a trailer that would drive ticket sales for their production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal.

Focussing on the all star cast we created this video that portrays the themes, mood and tension of the play.

Caring hands at InFocus

InFocus

InFocus provide specialist services for young children and young people with vision impairment and complex needs and they commissioned us to make a short promotional film to raise awareness and help with fundraising. It was a lovely film to make, seeing the incredible work the staff and volunteers at InFocus do and meeting the students.

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BBC Ideas

We have now made eight films for the popular BBC online strand BBC Ideas. The films pack complex ideas into entertaining short films. Some of the films we have made in partnership with the Open University or the Royal Society and with each we aim to create something stylistically different and visually engaging.

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Our Man in Havana

Graham Greene's Our Man in Havana tells the story of a hapless vacuum cleaner salesman who inadvertently becomes a spy.

A violinist seen through fire

Jack Dean – Jeremiah

It was great fun making this music video style trailer for the excellent Jack Dean to promote his show Jeremiah.

Imerys Quarry in Cornwall production still

University of Exeter Heritage and Innovation

This film showcases how research by University of Exeter academics creates a fundamental difference and benefit to the work, practice and/or development of an external organisation and its participants or audiences. We had the opportunity to visit the people behind great local and international projects and learn more about the transformative effect of collaborating with the University of Exeter by drawing on its world-class research.

"The brief was to produce a film that showcased the scope of heritage-facing research being conducted at the University of Exeter – meaning, a huge range of source material, diverse locations and numerous people with fascinating stories to contribute. I’ll admit to feeling overwhelmed by the prospect, but from day one I knew I was in safe hands with Preston Street Films. The team helped me to articulate exactly what we wanted to convey, and were masters at narrative-shaping – and they were brilliant at getting the best out of interviewees, some of whom had never been in front of a camera. The result is interesting, informative and beautifully shot. I hope to work with them again, and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them."

Belinda Dillon, Culture Innovation Consultancy Manager, University of Exeter.

Exeter School Sixth Form

Exeter School

Exeter School asked us to create this promotional film featuring testimonials from a range of students.

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The Railway Children – Exeter Northcott Theatre

Shot on a very rainy day on the South Devon Railway this is a trailer for a theatrical production of the E. Nesbit classic The Railway Children.

Producer Square

The Role of the Producer

The Role of the Producer is often misunderstood, so Kaleider commissioned us to make this short film in which four experienced producers talk us through it.

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University of Exeter

Over the past few years we have made more than 80 films for the University of Exeter, showcasing a a wide variety of their graduate and post graduate programmes.
Working closely with the University's marketing and campaigns departments we have provided work that is of a consistently high standard in a range of video formats.