I was commissioned by Manchester clothing brand, Private White V.C. to shoot a video for their fantastic factory. Using the Movi and the GH4, we pulled off something great to showcase their unique selling point.
I am currently working on a music documentary looking at the unsigned band scene.
Closely following a Manchester band, The Mantells, seeing how far they can progress in the industry in 17 weeks, the same amount of time it takes an X-Factor contestant to go from a nobody to international fame.
This is my debut documentary starring some unforgettable characters who all have their own personal, and sometimes sad, stories to tell.
With homelessness on the rise in the UK and with more people sleeping rough on the streets than ever, I decided to speak to the homeless people of Manchester to see just how bad it is.
With the council only providing a 'snap shot' of the true statistics of how bad the situation really is, we go on a journey with some of the people that the council are refusing to acknowledge.
Shot with Leighton Cox and Jonny Craven in a skatepark in Ellesmere Port using the Panasonic GH4 at 96fps at 1080p. Everything was shot using the MōVI M5.
You better watch out, you better not cry...
Santa does not like his toys being stolen, especially from a rogue elf.
Through a collaboration between Papertwin and Ironbird aerial cinematography comes this Christmas special featuring Liverpool based freerunners Ryan and Anthony Doyle (of Airborn Academy).
Shot over two days on location in Liverpool, using the Canon C300 and C100 along with the FreeFly MōVI M10 gimbal and the Freefly CineStar 8 octocopter.
We were recently commissioned by St Helens College to make a promotional video for their engineering course. This is currently in edit and will be available to view soon.
We were commissioned by Black & Ginger to create a 30 second TV commercial for Kilner, that would be aired over a three month period on Food Network, Good Food, More4, TLC and Really.
We worked closely with both the agency and the brand to create something that would showcase the multipurpose of the jars, in a fun and creative way.
We were commissioned by Edge Hill University to document and show the building of their new media facilities in the summer of 2013.
This was the first of 3 videos we did.
Mike Staniforth is a freelance filmmaker, cinematographer and editor based in the UK.
Here you can find a collection of his work.
WINNER Best Cinematography iPhone film festival 2013
Shot our US trip in the summer of 2012 entirely on the iPhone 4s (with filmic Pro), and a little bit of GoPro thrown in for good measure.
LDN - NYC - SF - Big Sur - Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - LA
Moments from now, Thomas will perform his magic show, on stage for the first time...