Media Centre services

Film and media services are provided by The Media Centre and based at Colchester Campus and can also be provided at Southend and Loughton Campus.

Our facilities

Filming

We provide a filming service for University events, meetings and projects, as well as bespoke departmental videos tailored to meet the aims and objectives of the department.

To submit a filming request:

  1. complete a video brief form (.docx) outlining the video's aims and objectives.
  2. Send the completed video brief form to media@essex.ac.uk

Filming may be charged for so please contact us if you would like to discuss filming work or charges.

Service charges

Staff can use most of our services for free however you will be charged for technician time if you require support, or if you choose to use our services at evenings and weekends.

Filming, Drone Services, Podcasts & 360 Virtual Tours

Filming projects usually require two content creators depending on the style of production. Charges for filming include:

  • two technicians
  • equipment preparation, set up and take down
  Filming/ Drone Services Half Day (3.6 hours) Filming/ Drone Services Full Day (7.2 hours) Podcast/ 360 Tour Half Day (3.6 hours) Podcast/ 360 Tour Full Day (7.2 hours)
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm £150 £300 £75 £150
Monday to Friday, 5pm to midnight £200 £400 £100 £200
Weekend, 9am to midnight £300 £600 £150 £300

The prices above are exclusive of editing charges.

Video editing and technician support

  Half day (3.6 hours) Full day (7.2 hours)
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm £75 £150
Monday to Friday, 5pm to midnight £100 £200
Weekend, 9am to midnight £150 £300
Get in touch
The Media Centre
Telephone: 01206 87 2468