I am a self-shooting director with eight years’ experience of producing documentary and factual programmes for UK and international broadcast. My broadcast credits include directing roles for the BBC and National Geographic as well as producing development work for ITV.
I have extensive experience of shooting on the following types of camera:
- ENG inc. Panasonic HDX900
- Super-35 inc. Canon C300
- Canon XF305
- DSLR inc. Canon 5DmkII
I am trained in location sound recording and frequently record my own sound using wireless lav mics, boom mics and a variety of field recorders. I am comfortable lighting locations, especially for interviews.
I love getting my hands dirty and working in challenging environments. I have filmed extensively in Africa and lived in West Africa for several years. I have shot on location in:
Nigeria Ghana Kenya USA France Germany Across the UK
I have experience of producing, directing and shooting across the following factual genres and topics:
|Wildlife / natural history||Education||Social & military history|
|Farming & agriculture||Current affairs||Mental health|
|International development||Children’s programmes||Corporate & charity|
I have previously worked in education, particularly with children and adults with learning difficulties and behavioural problems. When I’m not working I play the saxophone and guitar and tell terrible jokes.