Lighting Camera Operator / Director of Photography
Over 14 years experience shooting internationally for a wide range of production companies, broadcasters and multinational corporations. Clients include Sky, ITV, Warner Brothers, Channel 4, MTV, YouTube, CNBC, Reuters, Fox, Microsoft, Barclays, HSBC, Motorola, BT, Orange, Tesco and Fremantle Media. In-depth knowledge of a wide range of camera equipment, specialising in Canon C300, Sony FS7/FS5, PMW/PXW range, RED, DSLRs and GoPro as well as various ENG cameras. An experienced Director of Photography, I provided cinematography for the award-winning short, ‘Tell Him Next Year’, starring Warwick Davis. I am also an experienced gimbal / steadicam operator (Ronin/Osmo/ReadyRig GS owner) and lighting technician. I can supply my own equipment, including Canon C300, Sony PXW-FS5, Sony PXW-X70 and an extensive range of Canon lenses, sound, lighting and grip accessories. I can also provide my own Reflecmedia portable chromakey studio facilities and various sliders, dolly, jib, gimbal and motion control equipment.
Editor / Motion Graphic Designer
Over 14 years broadcast, commercial and corporate editing experience, specialising in Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X/7, After Effects and Photoshop. I also have comprehensive technical knowledge of encoding video for a wide range of platforms as well as Apple hardware and OSX. I have edited breaking international news stories and broadcast features as well as commercials, documentaries and promotional material for worldwide distribution. I have produced online content and DVDs for a large number of high-profile international events including CES 2016 in Las Vegas, World Mobile Congress 2015 in Barcelona, MIPIM 2015/2005 in Cannes, Eurofinance 2010/2012/2013 in Barcelona, Geneva and Monaco, Informex 2009/2010 in San Francisco, NPRA 2006/2007/2008 in Texas, GPCA 2006 in Dubai and InCosmetics 2007/2008 in Paris. I have also designed and created a wide selection of motion graphics for broadcast shows, commercials and corporate videos. I supply my own equipment, including a Mac Pro edit suite and Macbook Pro laptops for fast turnaround post-production on the move.
Producer / Director
Over 14 years experience as a producer/director on a wide range of broadcast and corporate content. I have produced and directed corporate videos for major international clients as well as several independent documentaries and dramas. I have assisted organisations such as Reed Business Information in streamlining their multimedia content delivery to increase their news channels’ day- to-day efficiency. As a multi-skilled video producer, I am frequently managing entire productions from concept through to completion, both in the UK and internationally. My corporate, ENG and commercial shoots include work in the US, UAE, South Africa, Jordan, Russia, Turkey, Monaco, Spain, Norway, Italy, Ibiza, Cyprus, Germany, Poland, Netherlands & France. I have also worked as a DV Director for MTV, as a Production Manager for EMI Records and have installed and operated a live video studio for EGTV at high-profile conferences in Munich, Cannes and Paris.
Bilingual German Speaker
Born and living in England, I was raised bilingually as a fluent German speaker and have an ‘A’ qualification at A-Level and A* at GCSE. I have visited Germany more than a hundred times, produced numerous broadcast and corporate videos in Berlin, Munich and Hamburg, as well as completing internships with two multimedia companies. I also provide German transcription and subtitling services.