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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Piaget Polo S x Ryan Reynolds

Piaget Polo S x Ryan Reynolds

Commercial we did on a warehouse roof in East London with Ryan Reynolds. Everything with Ryan Reynolds was on Steadicam apart. The day was done in record time. A bit of Rickshaw stuff on the roof and generally lots of running and even simulating a helicopter POV. Fun job and Mr. Reynolds was incredible to […]

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Duchenne UK “World’s Strongest Boys”

Duchenne UK “World’s Strongest Boys”

Sad and inspiring commercial for the charity Duchenne. It is a form of muscular Dystrophy that is really heartbreaking. Makes it difficult to complain about our own lives when we see the bravery of these children. Lensed by Steve Annis DoP and directed by George Belfield. This is one of my favourite commercials of the […]

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Years & Years ‘Worship’

Years & Years ‘Worship’

Another Anamorphic piece lensed by Steve Annis and Directed by Matt Lambert and shot mostly on Steadicam. Lot of shots where done garfield mounted Steadicam off a dolly pushed about by Neil Blakesley because you get great long distance tracking shots, really nice slow pushes and well it is nice to sit down from time […]

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PHA “Clock – up”

PHA “Clock – up”

Sweet little commercial for a Govenment health organization in Scotland encouraging people to use steps trackers. Ian Forbes DoP’d for Oscar Sansom What will your step count be today? – YouTube from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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KFC – “Sisters”

KFC – “Sisters”

It is a short film for Kentucky Fried Chicken. A really nice short film impeccably lit and lensed by DoP Ben Kracun and directed by Michael Pearce. I did Steadicam and some of the handheld shots as B-Camera Operator to Ben Kracun A-Camera. The fussiest shots I did was the scene handheld on the merry […]

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Scottish TV News APP

Scottish TV News APP

The Home of Scottish News – No Steadicam’s where held level when shooting this advert. Directed by Adrian McDowall and DoP’d by David Liddell the brief was dynamic, ghostly and dare I say it… Enter the Void. Super cool advert shot entirely on normal Steadicam with some shots being more awkward than others. STV NEWS […]

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NEW BALANCE – Football

NEW BALANCE – Football

All the toys where thrown at this job stylishly DoP’d by Ben Todd . It consisted of me buzzing around the footballers and breakneck speed on the Steadi-Segway with the Omega AR rig, some shots on the AR and Rickshaw and Ben Todd DoP did some handheld on the Rickshaw as well. We did some […]

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UNIQLO – This Way To Uto-Pia

UNIQLO – This Way To Uto-Pia

Wow we were lucky with the weather on this one. Shooting in the middle of winter on days surrounded by rubbish weather we caught a couple of blinding days! Directed by Sam Walker at Riff Raff and DoP’d by Stephen Keith Roach. I really enjoy working Steadicam in Dance and these were long days of […]

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Happy Chinese New Year | Estée Lauder

Happy Chinese New Year | Estée Lauder

Nice beauty commercial with DoP Angus Hudson and directed by Tim Piper over from the US. Pretty much entirely on Steadicam and Omega AR rig except for the comp shot at the very end. HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR! Happy Chinese New Year | Estée Lauder from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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David HOFF – Amaysim

David HOFF – Amaysim

David wanted to drop the Hassle from his life so he changed his name to just the HOFF on behest an Australian Mobile phone company called Amaysim and we made this advert for the world to find out. Mr Hoff was a dream to work with. It just proves that being a nice person really […]

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