Now Is What You Make It – Pepsi Max

Now Is What You Make It – Pepsi Max

Pepsi has teamed up with Lionel Messi, Robin van Persie, Jack Wilshere, Sergio Aguero, Sergio Ramos and David Luiz for an interactive advert set around the streets of Rio de Janiero that will be aired in 100 countries around the world. I was lucky enough to Steadicam Operate and B-Camera Operate for the legendary Frederick […]

I am a Crisis / British Red Cross

I am a Crisis / British Red Cross

DoP’s by the esteemed Barry Ackroyd this awesome advert I was lucky enough to Steadicam and operate a bit of handheld on, which was particularly painful as it was a long low handheld shot in tall grass of a dog a five o’clock in the morning. I am really happy as it is pretty much […]

Coca Cola Britains Beat

Coca Cola Britains Beat

Shooting for Coca Colas campaign for the London Olympics we used the MK-V AR rig for the opening shot of the commercial and regular Steadicam to get lots of very intimate crowd. shots. Dan Bronks DoP’d this with great panache for Director Chris Cairns based at Partizan. The initial opening shot, of the torch bearing […]

Playstation- Most Insane Movie Experience

Playstation- Most Insane Movie Experience

The most mental job I’ve ever been involved with. We strapped a Playstation move to a camera, rigged inside the MK-V AR rig, sucked all the camera tracking data out of it to give position, orientation and speed and rendered out the projection mapping in a room to the perspective of where the camera was. […]

Toshiba Thrive

Toshiba Thrive

Barry Ackroyd DoP’d a day out on super16 for a commercial! Its been a while. A commercial for the American market I operated Steadicam and it was directed by Ulf Johansso. Artem had provided a giant ticker tape machine that send glittering tickertape all over set on every take. Apart from it all going down my back it […]


Steadicam Op.

Steadicam Op.

Steadicam Op.

With 12+ years of experience of operating big rig Steadicams there isn’t a rig, situation or problem I haven’t seen. Certainly there are new challenges and I would dearly love it if you could bring those challenges to me. I work as a cameraman with a specialty as a Steadicam Operator. I started in the […]

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MK-V AR + Omega Revolution rig

MK-V AR + Omega Revolution rig

MK-V AR + Omega Revolution rig

THE MK-V AR HAS NOW BEEN UPGRADED TO THE OMEGA-REVOLUTION. MUCH HIGHER RESOLUTION AND FAR MORE RELIABLE THAN THE PREVIOUS SENSOR AND BRAIN TECHNOLOGY. PLEASE SEE THE LINKS AFTER THIS POST FOR AR AND OMEGA-REVOLUTION WORK I HAVE DONE Below is my original MK-V AR Revolution Showreel invented by Howard Smith. The MK-V AR allows […]

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Steadicam Segway – Steadiseg

Steadicam Segway – Steadiseg

Steadicam Segway – Steadiseg

Now available directly from myself. Also available from Optical Support.     Announcing the new Steadiseg. A specially converted Segway to take Steadicam and accessories. Because I don’t actually have my own showreel yet I am going to show you other peoples showreels so you can get an idea as to what is possible. It […]

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A Camera / B Camera Handheld, Remote Head etc

A Camera / B Camera Handheld, Remote Head etc

A Camera / B Camera Handheld, Remote Head etc

Especially in drama I am often asked to do A camera or B camera operating. When not on Steadicam jump on the camera and do whatever is required to make the story.  I’m well practised on the wheels for geared and remote heads. I have numerous credits from where I worked as a regular camera-operator […]

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Wretch 32 “When I see you I see Me”

Wretch 32 “When I see you I see Me”

Launch film for Late Tate Britain starring Wretch 32 who makes a Spoken word monologue questioning the meaning of the modern day superstar and discussing to himself his own rise. It is a very motivating piece. Directed by Rohan Blair-Mangat and DoP’d by Ben Thomas I think this job turned out really nice! Wretch 32 […]

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NEW BALANCE #USE YOUR RUN

NEW BALANCE #USE YOUR RUN

Directed by Courtney Phillips and lensed by Steve Annis aka Captain Anamorphic. Steve used his keen eye to spot areas where the light worked naturally well with only a little supplementation. We worked all night filming a gang of runners through the freezing rain. Their ethos is to train whilst doing good. So they fix […]

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Mulberry – Cressida Bonas and the Buttercup Dress

Mulberry – Cressida Bonas and the Buttercup Dress

Nice little Fashion Film we did for Mulberry featuring Cressida Bonas. Lots of Dancing with a Steadicam on very slippery grass covered stairs but great fun. DoP Patrick Meller and Director Ivana Bobic did a great job at rendering the Mulberry Dream to screen. Cressida Bonas and The Buttercup Dress – Explore the Season – […]

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FKA TWIGS – Glass and Patron

FKA TWIGS – Glass and Patron

Directed by FKA Twigs hereself and DoP Manuel Claro this nice little video was turned around by Dominic Thomas’s team at Academy in record time! Choreographed by Aaron Sillis and Benjamin Milan, widely regarded as teo of the most avant guard choreographers in our age. FKA Twigs definitely knows what she wants and stamps her […]

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FKA TWIGS – Pendulum

FKA TWIGS – Pendulum

Directed by FKA Twigs hereself and lit by DoP Ben Magahy. We shot this promo entirely on my MK-V Omega AR rig. Lots of nice shots and a little head spinning. FKA twigs – Pendulum – YouTube from Thomas English on Vimeo

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CRITICAL – Sky TV

CRITICAL – Sky TV

Did lots of Steadicam, head and legs and a little handheld on this show. Incredible show with mental prosthetics. It was fine shooting it but I am super squieemish when it comes to watching stuff like this on the TV. Shooting is fine because I am in an on-set environment and I know it is […]

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MOBO Music Awards

MOBO Music Awards

A day on the SteadiSeg Segway for a small commercial to promote the now passed MOBO music awars. Directed by Huse Monfaradi and DoP Ben Magahy. The MOBO Awards 2014, Weds 22nd October 8pm, live on ITV2 from Thomas English on Vimeo. 20141001 121148 from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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Fall Winter 2014-2015 Zara TRF Campaign

Fall Winter 2014-2015   Zara TRF Campaign

Zara AW14 working for fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier. All on Steadicam with DoP Nathaniel Aron at the helm. Fall Winter 2014-2015 Zara TRF Campaign from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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Transfer Wise

Transfer Wise

For Director Giles Ripley and DoP Ben Fordesman. This pastiche of “Wolf of Wall Street” was fun to shoot. Demonstrating the exuberances of banks with our money. TransferWise TV Ad – The Partys Over – YouTube from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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Childrens Act

Childrens Act

Commercial for a Novel by Ian McEwan. For Director Roll Jackson and DoP Dan Stafford Clark. A ghostly POV shot on Steadi. The Children Act – Ian McEwan – YouTube from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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