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 love operating handheld and I’ve been told I am lucky enough to be just the right height for it. I’m well practised on the wheels for geared and remote heads.
Freeing up the DoP. In promos where lighting setups become more and more complicated and schedules more and more brutal I have found myself offering to DoP’s the option of myself akin to an A-Camera operator role. I am up for doing handheld, Steadicam and Sticks if required or B-camera on Sticks/handheld getting pickups. This [...]
NEWS AND BLOG Thomas English, UK based Freelance Steadicam Owner/Operator 07970 025 389 . Pendulum Watercolor from Thomas English on Vimeo. I camera operated for the world renowned Joe Dyer DoP extraordinaire and my good buddies Barney Steel and Mike Sharpe from The Found Collective. These guys are geniuses at integrating VFX and SFX. They [...]
Thomas English, UK based Steadicam Operator 07970 025 389 Whilst not a Steadicam job. A few months ago I was asked to operate on a promo for Bonobo. The orginal idea was to come up with some kind of hot head that would constantly turn with no remorse for framing. The choreography was going to [...]