About Us

We have over 8 years experience in the media industry

Since 2016

Smallfry Productions have been supplying camera operating services in Birmingham and around the UK.
The business initially started out as a hobby providing free photography under the name “Gemma’s Photography”, however we renamed the business to “Smallfry Productions” when we added a number of other services to our team’s skillset.

‘Smallfry’ was a childhood nickname that I was given by my parents as I was the smallest in the family.
‘Productions’ was added to the name to include all the other aspects of the services we provide, including videography, print and graphic design.

Gemma

Owner & Camera Operator

Only the Best

Our team members are handpicked for their skills

We are a creative, friendly & professional team of highly skilled Camera Operators who like to have fun and love our jobs, every person we chose to work with share the same values we have!

How did it all start?

Gemma officially set up Smallfry Productions following an unfortunate skiing accident which led to her breaking her back. During her recovery she decided that working for herself was the best way she could recover and work at the same time. After around 6 months of being house bound and another 6 in physiotherapy she started to push the video side of the business which is where she would like to specialise in the future with plans to work on feature films later in life. During her recovery she was only able to provide photography services as she wasn’t able to stand or sit for long durations without it causing her a lot of pain. Although she still suffers with back pain now, it’s much better than it used to be and as such she’s able to work longer hours.

Gemma prides herself in how far she has brought the business after having such a bad injury, alongside that she has suffered with mental illnesses for some time now but she continues to push the business to great heights.

Between 2018 and 2019 Smallfry Productions provided camera trainees on; a low-budget feature film as well as The Gadget Show Christmas Special, runners on; a Bentley commercial, BBC One’s The Greatest Dancer. As well as the above Smallfry Productions have provided photographers and videographers for various clients.

Take a look below at some of Smallfry Productions’ more recent videography, this one was provided for Bournville Bookfest!

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How It Works

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Get In Touch

Get in touch with us via our contact us page, email, phone, or on social media.

Pre-Consultation

If we’re the right team for you, we’ll meet to go over details and book you in.

Shoot

The day of the shoot is always enjoyable, we take time to capture your memories.

Edit

After your shoot we will take around two weeks to one month to cull, retouch and colour grade your images ready to be viewed and selected for print.

Viewing Session

Once your photos are edited we will invite you to view them. During this time you’ll have the opportunity to purchase any wall art or albums.

Delivery

When your artwork has arrived we will check through it all and then deliver the artwork to you and have a professional install it at no additional cost.

Business Directory

Here are a few of our favourite local businesses, venues and suppliers.
We have carefully selected these after either working with them on various different occasions or hiring them to do work for ourselves.

Local Wedding, Party and Event Suppliers:

GRT Media Ltd.

GRT Media Ltd.

Birmingham based media and events company. GRT provide a host of services to cover all your event needs.

Wyse Choice Events

Wyse Choice Events

Supply hire of chair covers with sashes, balloons, table decorations & sweet carts. They are based in Birmingham.

Venues:

Dame Elizabeth Hall

Dame Elizabeth Hall

Local performance and events venue tucked away in Bournville. Know as "Bournville's Hidden Treasure".

Local Guidance and Housing Information:

Bournville Village Council

Bournville Village Council

BVC are a local residents association who put provide assistance and put on events for the local community.

Bournville Village Trust

Bournville Village Trust

Local tenants association in Bournville looking after the best interests of the local community and the buildings in it.

Bridal & Prom – Dresses, Accessories, Hair and Makeup:

Anna Louise Gowns

Anna Louise Gowns

If you require a wedding dress, prom dress or ball gown Anna Louise Gowns are the place to go.

Prop Vendors:

Moon & Back Props Ltd.

Moon & Back Props Ltd.

Supply the highest quality handmade photography props worldwide. See if you recognise any in our photographs!

Network Listings:

TWISNB

TWISNB

We are now members of The Wedding Industry Supplier Network. They assist couples in finding local wedding suppliers.