CINEMATOGRAPHER & CAMERA OPERATOR:

D R A M A

'BUTTERCUP' BBC ARTS

DOP / Mini Alexa

Director: Julia Samuals, Producer: Jenny Monks

'‘WHAT WOULD YOU DO FRIDA?’ BBC Drama Short Form

DOP / URSA mini G2

Director: Lily Levin, Producer: Justine Potter. 

'FREE REIN' Series 3 Netflix Drama 

2nd Unit DOP & Operator / Panasonic Varicam LT

Directors Angelo Abela, Beryl Richards, Iain Andrews

'THE ENGLISH GAME' Julian Fellowes' Netflix/BBC Drama 

B Camera Operator Daily / Sony Venice

DOP Erik Molberg Hansen, Director Birgitte Staermose

'KATY' BBC Series Drama

DOP & Operator / 2 x Mini-ALEXA

Director John McKay 

Producers Spencer Campbell, Jonathan Wolfman

'THE ATHENA' Sky Drama

A Camera Operator + Movi Operator / Mini-Alexa

Director Paul Walker, DOP Sarah Bartle-Smith

Producers Paul McKenzie, Foz Alan

'LILLIAN BILOCCA' BBC Drama & Documentary

DOP & Operator / 2 x AMIRA

Directors Maxine Peake and Vanessa Stockley, 

Producer Edward Morgan

'COLD FEET' Series 6 ITV Drama

B Camera operator daily /  Mini Alexa

Director Terry McDonough, DOP Shane Daly

'THE DUMPING GROUND' Series 6 BBC Drama

2nd Unit DOP & B Camera Operator daily / Alexa

Director Duncan Foster & Delyth Thomas

'WOLFBLOOD' Series 5 BBC Drama

B Camera operator daily / Alexa

Director John Dower, DOP James Moss, Producer Jonathan Wolfman

'OUR ZOO' BBC1 ~ Drama pickup shots (Alexa)

TRACEY BEAKER RETURNS cBBC ~ B Camera Operator (Canon 5D II)

S H O R T  F I L M S

'Finding Joy' Drama Pilot

DOP & Operator / URSA mini G2

Director Justine Potter / LA Productions

'Time Away' BFI Short film

DOP & Operator / Alexa

Director Maxine Peake

'Monster' BFI Short film

DOP & Operator / URSA mini G2

Director Lily Levins

'So Perfect It Frighten's Me' New Creatives BBC 

DOP & Operator / Alexa

Director Alice Cornelia

'Bloodstains' New Creatives BBC 

DOP & Operator / Mini Alexa

Director Carrie Battram

'Shattered' Brexit Short film for The Guardian online 

DOP & Operator / SONY FS7

Director Maxine Peake

'The Pebble and The Boy' Short Film

DOP+OPERATOR / Arri Alexa

Starring Nico Mirallegro (The Village), Sally Carmen (Shameless), Lauren McQeen (The Violators) Director Chris Green

'Almost Obsolete' Short Film

DOP+OPERATOR / Sony F100

Director James Cook 

'Tyven' Short Film

Director Adele Myers (Canon 5DII)

D O C U M E N T A R Y

'Lillian Bilocca' BBC Drama & Documentary. DOP & Operator / 2 x AMIRA. Directors Maxine Peake and Vanessa Stockley, 

'Deep In Vogue' documentary picked up by BBC. DOP operator dailies. Directors: Amy Watson and Dennis Keighron-Foster

‘All or Nothing’ Amazon Prime. DOP Operator daily. Director: Anthony Philipson. Production Company: 72 Films Ltd

Liam Gallagher 'As It Was' feature. Operator (Sony FS7)

FA commission Disability Football (Sony fs7 and A7SII)

'Madman in a Boat' Sitcom, London Art Gallery Commission. DOP+OPERATOR. Director Matt Stokes. (Sony F55)

C O M M E R C I A L S

Shelter TV Commercial

DOP+OPERATOR (ALEXA MINI) Director Louise Cowley. Producer Shape History

Adidas Athletics Online Commercial.

DOP+OPERATOR (Sony A7SII + Ronin M)

PureGym Commercial Series.

DOP+OPERATOR (Sony FS7) by BrainCandy Films

Tide Bank Online Commercial Series

DOP+Operator (RED EPIC) 

TV Commercial 'Teaching Makes People' for Scottish Government

DOP+OPERATOR (RED Epic) by Greenroom Films

Federation of Small Businesses Commercial.

DOP+OPERATOR (Arri Mini-Alexa) by Beautiful Films

Littlewoods Topshop Launch Commercial Series.

DOP+OPERATOR (FS7) by The Gate Films

Manchester City, Eaton Commercial ~ B Camera Operator ~ DOP James Swift ~ Director Ben Jones (Alexa) by The Mob

Manchester UnitedLG TV Commercial ~ Camera Operator ~ DOP Paul Mortlock ~ Director Ben Jones (Amira)

 Manchester United, Gulf Oil Commercial ~ Camera Operator ~ DOP Shaun Atherton ~ Director Ben Jones (Sony Fs7) by The Mob

'Soak.com' ~ A Camera Operator ~ (Mini Alexa) by ABF Pictures

'BOTB Dream Cars Delivered' TV commercial ~ A Camera Operator ~ (Mini Alexa) by ABF Pictures 

'TOPPS Match Attax Cards' Premier League ~ DOP Operator ~ (Mini Alexa) by ABF Pictures

'A Shreddies Nana State' Commercial ~ B Camera Operator (C300)

'Very.co.uk' Just Giving Commercial Campaign ~ Operator (C300 MkIII)

'Grosure' Pack Shots Commercial DOP Operator (RED Epic) by Chief Films

M U S I C   V I D E O S

Keeley Forsyth 'Debris' ~ DOP OPERATOR ~ Director Maxine Peake (FS7)

Cherry Ghost 'Clear Skies Ever Closer'~ DOP+OPERATOR+PRODUCER ~ Director Maxine Peake (Arri Alexa)

 

Inspiral Carpets ft John Cooper Clarke 'Let you Down' Music Promo DOP+OPERATOR+Co-DIRECTOR+PRODUCER (Arri Alexa) by BLOC+BLUR

Sarah Cracknell (Saint Etienne) ft Nicky Wire (Manic Street Preachers) 'Nothin' Left to Say' DOP+OPERATOR+Co-DIRECTOR+PRODUCER (Arri Alexa) by BLOC+BLUR

Nancy Elizabeth 'Simon Says Dance' DOP+PRODUCER (RED Epic) by BLOC+BLUR

LoneLady 'Hinterland' (Arri Alexa) DOP. Director Juliet Ellis

PINS 'You Don't Love Me Anymore' (Canon 5DII) Co-Director and Producer

Louise Distra 'Shades of Hate' (Canon 5DII)

Shooting for Maxine Peake's Documentary 'Lillian Bilocca'

TV commercial for Shelter

L I V E  M U S I C  E X A M P L E S

Liam Gallagher Concert on Documentary Feature 'As It Was' ~ B Operator

The Courteeners 'Small Bones' Music Promo ~ B Camera Operator (Arri Amira)

The Courteeners Live Concert Parklife ~ B Camera Operator (Arri Amira)

PINS live concert Beacons Festival ~ A Camera Operator 

Tremonti The Ritz Concert ~ B Camera Operator 

F A C T U A L  E N T E R T A I N M E N T  E X A M P L E S

Lighting Camera Operator for numerous VTs out in Arizona, Hungary, Ireland, Dublin and all over the UK

'Bitz & Bob' cBBC ~ DOP Operator 

The Underdog Show ~ Operator ~ BBC2 ~ Location VTs

Sweet Baby James ~ Operator ~ BBC2 ~ James Martin

 

T H E A T R E

'Chapters Festival' Series of performances of plays, artists, musicians, comedians 

DOP + Operator (URSA mini G2) Director Justin O’Shaughnessy

'What If Women Ruled The World' film based on Dr. Strangelove

Camera Operator (ALEXA mini) Director Yael Bartana +  Vicky Featherstone, Writer Abi Morgan

'Death of a Salesman' promo for Royal Shakespeare Company ~ A Camera Operator. (Canon 5D III)

 

'The Jew Of Malta' promo for Royal Shakespeare Company ~ A Camera Operator. (Canon 5D III)

 

 

 

 

B camera Operator (arri amira) Courteeners 'Small Bones'

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