Production Assistant, Camera Assistant, Sound Recordist, Actor (Aaron Barschak)
Documentary marking the centenary of the Windsor dynasty by examining the history of the royal residence over the past 80 years, looking at the tragedies and triumphs that have had an impact on the Queen and her family. The first edition reflects on the events of the past 25 years, including the fire in November 1992 that started in the private chapel and came at the end of a terrible year for the royals, with marital troubles hitting the Queen’s three elder children.
Camera Assistant and Technical Assistant, Actor
What’s it like to be in the SAS? What do SAS soldiers do? And how do they feel and what do they think when they’re doing it?
Based on strikingly candid interviews with former SAS soldiers, this landmark documentary series reveals for the first time the human experience of serving in the world’s most famous elite military unit.
The films feature the inside stories of some of the biggest SAS operations in recent history from the Falklands to Iraq, and Sierra Leone to Northern Ireland. They are told in intimate, thrilling – and, above all, human – detail by the soldiers themselves, and illustrated with highly realistic and atmospheric drama sequences. And they transport the viewer instantly to the heat of the action, be it a massive firefight behind enemy lines, a daring hostage rescue, a brutal interrogation – or a shopping trip to Tesco’s when the battle’s over but the adrenaline is still pumping.
Gripping, shocking and often funny, these films offer a strikingly frank and intimate portrait of the lives of ordinary men who do an extraordinary job.
Camera Assistant and Sparky
In a unique experiment, Dallas Campbell (‘Bang Goes the Theory’), Professor Danielle George (‘The Christmas Lectures’) and Dr. Hugh Hunt (‘Dambusters: Building the Bouncing Bomb’,) join forces in an attempt to restage the very first official broadcast on British Television, exactly 80 years after it made history.
Sound, Camera Assistant and DIT
Narrated by David Attenborough
Short film on the largely forgotten story of the unlikely environmental heroes Ronnie and Maggie, and how they saved the world.
Sound Recordist, Camera Assistant and DIT.
Narrated by David Attenborough
Julian Fennessy reveals the intriguing secrets of giraffes, a surprisingly understudied species. Their populations are rapidly declining. This is the story of a small team of dedicated conservationists fighting to protect and study these increasingly endangered animals from a silent extinction.
Sound and Camera Assistant.
Brolga is a tough Australian who lives in the desert outback with a mob of orphaned
Kangaroos. He rescues baby Joey’s from the roadside when their mothers are killed and nurses them back to health. This documentary follows him.
For BBC Natural World
AGB Films www.agbfilms.co.uk
I was the soundman for documentary film on dud World War Two bombs in Berlin. Recording interviews with the local town mayor both in the field and at the press office alongside other press crews.
What does it feel like to live atop hundreds of bombs which could explode at any moment? Such is the daily life of the 43,000 citizens of Oranienburg on the northern outskirts of Berlin. The center of Nazi efforts to build an atomic bomb, Oranienburg became the target of the heaviest single Allied bombing of World War II. Now, seventy years later, the town’s charismatic mayor, his intrepid bomb disposal experts and a bomb-victim-turned-media-star are joining forces to rid their home of some 300 deadly bombs before they go off…
I worked on this little music video as lighting, camera and camera assistant.
Made by Tom Mustill and Freya Elliott http://www.grippingfilms.com
This is a project that I worked with Tom Mustill on, rigging timelapses and data wrangling, it is what I would consider to be the foot in the door moment, Mr Mustill helped me enter film the film industry.
Glimpse the whirlwind of robots, rides, and radical speakers that made up FutureFest 2015.
FutureFest is a weekend festival of ideas, talks, and interactive performances to inspire people to change the future. To find out more about the event, and watch some of our other videos visit: www.nesta.org.uk
Video produced for Nesta by www.grippingfilms.com
Sound Recordist, Camera Assistant, Timelapse/ B Cameraman, DIT, Sparky
When Helen MacDonald’s father died, she tried to assuage her grief by training one of the wildest creatures on earth: a goshawk. She had trained birds before, but never a gos. They were, she thought, “things of death and difficulty; spooky, pale-eyed psychopaths that lived & killed in woodland thickets.” The story of her & her “psychopathic” goshawk Mabel was the basis for her international best-selling book H is for Hawk.