Dance School Video Specialists

For over 33 years we have provided the
UK’s leading filming service for schools and dance schools.

Top quality Dance School show filming

The show is all over so quickly. All that work is just a memory unless captured on video for you, your pupils and their families.

Wizard is especially skilled in filming choreography and providing a specialist dance school show filming service. Patricia Ellis, Wizard’s MD, has been the Principal of her own RAD dance school for over 40 years, producing many dance school shows during that time so our team understand how to get the very best when filming and editing dance school shows.

Our Dance School Show Filming Service

At Wizard Video we know that you, the teacher, want a record of your choreography and the staging of each number – after all you’ve probably only seen it from the wings! The parents & the children want to see themselves and their friends, so we film close ups of Babies up to Primary but wider shots to show the choreographic patterns of the senior students.

The number of cameras at a show usually depends upon the complexity of choreography, number of performers & sales potential. All our cameras are broadcast standard. We record the sound by using a combination of radio mikes and taking a direct feed from your sound desk.

While pandemic restrictions apply, we are happy to film your classes in their bubble groups.

We have found that it works best if our camera operator and all our filming & sound equipment are set up in just one place e.g. School hall, studio, theatre or even gymnasium. Each group is filmed in turn (and preferably in the order they will appear on the video!) allowing time in between to sanitize the area etc.

Filming in bubbles does take longer so our camera operators sometimes spend several hours fully masked up. Back at Wizard we edit the scenes into a smooth-running programme adding titles and credits (if wished) as usual. Teachers receive a preview copy to check all is in the correct order.

With the absence of an audience, many schools have decided to provide each child with a digital file for download and build the cost into the school bill or charge to the families through parent pay.

Those schools that choose this option also find that there is less administration involved in this method than there was when dealing with (and chasing!) individual orders.

DIY filming

Several teachers film their classes themselves and send the footage to Wizard to edit and title. We then produce an HD download and/or DVDs if requested.

Please phone if you want to talk through any ideas you have for a production.

Prices

We tailor make each pricing package depending on your location, how many children are involved and how long the filming and editing might take.

We are very happy to note your details and work out a quote without any obligation.

Once you have booked, we will email your booking confirmation as well as further filming information

Call us now to book your dance school show filming on 01428 682896


Promoting your Dance School

Not only is a video a lovely memento and teaching aid but is also a wonderful advertisement for your dance school show and classes, especially when we provide footage to display on your website and Facebook page.

Wizard Video Productions has wide experience in filming the following:

Stage productions, school concerts, plays, all dance forms, including ballet, pantomime, nativity, gymnastics, nursery, college, & West End productions.

Photography Services

We are extremely excited to have partnered with Rob Sambrook Photography.

Rob Sambrook Photography have over 30 years’ experience of supplying the education sector with high quality images. These include school and nursery portraits, website and marketing imagery, plus dance schools, proms and other events.

Current special offers for primary schools, when booking both your main school photos and a video.

1/2 price marketing photo shoot including the final edit of digital files.

Super Sibling Saver! Parents can purchase all their individual photos and sibling photos as downloads for just £19.99.

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Don't miss capturing this years show

We have limited bubble/year group filming dates available. Enquire now.