Forager Films Ltd

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Forager Films Ltd
07973 223302
Tom Paterson Lighting Cameraman
Polecam Operator,
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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About Forager Films Ltd

HD Camera Crewing & Polecam Camera Crane
Hexham, Nr Newcastle Upon Tyne,
Covering Northern England and Scotland.

4K or High Definition Camera Crew with the latest Sony PMW500 XDCAM Camera capable of recording at 50Mbps (BBC Approved) and the amazing Lumix GH4.

Tom Paterson - Forager Films Ltd. PMW500 and Polecam from Tom Paterson on Vimeo.

Equipped with HJ11 wide angle and HA18 standard lenses as well as a full lighting and sound kit .
Now with the latest DJI Ronin Camera Stabiliser (GH4 camera).

Highly experienced with over 20 years of broadcast credits for BBC, ITV, C4, SKY, Discovery and National Geographic Channels.


Polecam 4K/HD North.
With the very latest development from Polecam UK our camera crane is now capable of carrying cameras such as the Canon C300 and our new Panasonic GH4 which records in multiple formats including 4K and slow motion at up to 96FPS. Using a 12-Bit PID Motion controller the Long Head has highly refined control functions allowing for pans or tilts 30 times slower than previous versions. It retains its portability and one-man operation so is ideal for the sides of stages, balconies and smaller music venues as well as on boats, property videos, hospital theatres, and places where Jimmy Jibs fear to tread!


Full lighting kit including Kinoflo and Dedolights.

Special deals available on combined kit packages. PMW500 and Polecam make the perfect partners.

Joining the versatility of the Camera Crane with its speed of rigging /derigging, 6 metre plus reach - in and out of water with the acclaimed Sony PMW500 - making ideal work partners for highly productive shooting days. 

Call for costing details. 07973 223302


Products / Services / Credits

  • New - Ronin Gyro Camera Stabilizer.
  • Recent Credits: City of London Sinfonia concert. Polecam
  • Nike Mercurial competition. Polecam 4K
  • Fixers. Multiple short films. PMW500 Camera.
  • This Sporting Strife. Documentary. BBC Scotland. F55/F5 cameras.


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Tom Paterson Lighting Camera/Polecam & Ronin Operator 07973 223302
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