Christmas Delivery and service times.

We are currently extremely busy in the run up to Christmas.

Our current service time is up to 10 working days (Mon to Fri) . Note that large orders, 4000ft+ will take longer!

We can no longer guarantee return of new orders prior to Christmas.

We are working hard to return as many orders as possible in time for Christmas.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES.

Our service time is expressed in working days (Mon to Fri. Excluding holiday closures) and is the time in our studio.  It does not include time in transit.  We will be shipping orders back to customers up to and including December 20th which is Royal Mails last recommended posting day for Tracked48 parcels.  We accept no resonsibility for delays with Royal Mail.

Our offices will close at noon on the 24th and reopen on Jan 6th when shipping of finished orders will resume.

 

How Silent Film Found its Voice

You probably weren’t around when films first hit the big screen, but you may be aware that the earliest films didn’t have any sound. It might be hard to imagine watching a film without audible dialogue or sound effects, but for a long time, people would enjoy films with musical accompaniment, often being played live alongside the film viewing.

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Behind Film’s Most Famous Sound Effects

When you’re watching a film, have you ever heard something that makes you think: “Wait a second, I’ve heard that before”? Well, there’s a good chance you’ve just recognised a famous sound effect that has been used time and time again.

Here’s a look at some of the most famous and most-used sound effects in film, as well as how some of the most iconic sound effects were created.

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Genre Spotlight: Romance

Romance is a film genre that focuses on romantic love stories, typically the romantic relationship between two main characters on a journey that takes them through dating and possibly to marriage. Often, a romance film can involve the couple overcoming obstacles such as financial difficulties, illness, work and family relations.

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Genre Spotlight: Action

Action is a popular film genre that typically features the likes of violence, extended fight scenes, incredible physical feats and mind-blowing car chases. These films tend to focus around a singular hero struggling against the odds, which often include a number of life-threatening situations, in pursuit of the villain.

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The Best Film Remakes of All Time

Remakes are all the rage nowadays. With the likes of Disney churning out remake after remake of their classic films, it feels like original films are few and far between.

But is this necessarily a bad thing? Whilst remakes can often get a bad reputation for “ruining” the original by taking away the nostalgia and missing the entire feel of what made the original so great in the first place, some remakes knock it out of the ballpark.

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Easter Closure

Please note that in addition to the Bank Holidays we will be closed on the 15th, 16th ,17th and  18th.

 

Orders posted in to us will be safely taken in and stored but we will not be sending any completed orders out during that time and service times will be extended accordingly.