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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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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Lycra Moves

Lycra Moves

Shot for Jake Dypka (DIR) and Nicholas Bennett (DoP). A day of lots of moving around for me around the incredible dancer Charlotte Siepiora on Steadicam. Hard work but I am pleased in how it came out. Everyshot on the Steadicam machine contraption. Lycra Moves from Thomas English on Vimeo.    

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Nike Soccer: Risk Everything. Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr. & Wayne Rooney

Nike Soccer: Risk Everything. Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr. & Wayne Rooney

Jonathan Glazer Directed this one and lensed by Barry Ackroyd. I Steadicam Operated and did B-Camera regular operating for the U.K. portion being all the Wayne Rooney stuff. Nike Soccer Risk Everything. Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr. & Wayne Rooney from Thomas English on Vimeo. DIRECTOR: JONATHAN GLAZER PRODUCER: SIMON COOPER PRODUCTION MANAGER: BUGS HARTLEY LOCAL […]

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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 […]

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RIVER ISLAND PRESENTS AW13 “THE SHOWDOWN”

RIVER ISLAND PRESENTS AW13 “THE SHOWDOWN”

Fun Fashion film we did over a long day and night for PRETTYBIRD UK U.K. Pat Scola DoP’d for Directing Duo Brewer and I did most of the shots on Steadicam including the little slider ones. Steadicam can be very good as a 2ft slider; esentially so long as you don’t need to take a […]

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Arthur Beatrice – Late

Arthur Beatrice – Late

Directed by George Belfield and DoP’d by Steve Annis who as well as DoP ing did his signature handheld: Arthur Beatrice – Late. Shot a lot on Steadicam in the wind this was a long and heavy shoot. Heavy because we were shooting the Panavision Platinum Lightweight 35mm. Lots of big moves and lots of […]

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Kodaline Love Like This – Whip Pans

Kodaline Love Like This – Whip Pans

Whip pan central. Video shot for Jake Scott DoP and Rob&Rob where we did an awful lot of whip pans and the band getting slapped a lot. Making of below. Kodaline – Love Like This from Thomas English on Vimeo.

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