Top tips to take the stress out of filming in your healthcare organisation

Producing a film for your healthcare setting can be stressful. There’s no getting away from it – there’s a lot to think about and to organise.

From limited budgets and challenging filming locations, to working out who will write the scripts and how to use the equipment correctly – it can be treacherous terrain when you’re not an expert in the field.

So with April being home to #StressAwarenessMonth we thought we’d give you our top tips to lessen the stress that can come with producing videos for your healthcare organisation:


Make sure you properly prepare before filming begins – rule 101 – don’t opt to wing it! Having your ducks in a row before you start the process of filming can reduce the stress ten-fold. We’ve noted a few areas you should consider before picking up a camera in our blog on budgets here.

Be flexible

Be prepared for things to not go entirely to plan – have back up options ready for if filming locations need to change or someone isn’t able to make it on the day. Healthcare settings are notoriously unpredictable in this respect, so being prepared to be flexible here is a must. This way you can be ready for different eventualities, and changes to your plan won’t phase you as much should they occur.

Be resourceful

Have an idea of how much footage you have available already that you can repurpose. By knowing this prior to filming you’ll know what you already have in your back pocket to work with. This can lessen the pressure slightly with regard to finding new content.

Hire professionals

You might consider us biased but hiring a professional film crew who knows what they’re doing is the number 1 sure-fire way to remove the stress for you.

At Healthcare Films by Wildwood we know the pressure that comes with organising a film for your healthcare practice. When it’s not your everyday job, creating compelling videos can feel overwhelming.

That’s why we’re there to take the stress out of it for you. We work closely with private healthcare and NHS teams to make sure your message is received loud and clear, and their vision is brought to life without any of the stresses of going it alone.

If you’re looking for support with your next video project then schedule a free 30 minute call with our team today

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