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The Film Unit - Paul Thompson
About The Film Unit - Paul Thompson
I have over 25 years international broadcast experience, primarily as a cameraman, beginning in 1983 with HTV, where I gained a wide and thorough training in all aspects of camerawork, from Studio and Outside Broadcasts to PSC and ENG.
I consider myself to be a professional, innovative and imaginative lighting cameraman, at home in any production environment from dramas to documentaries, commercials to current affairs, both network and regional.
I have additional skills and experience as a Steadicam operator and consultant & have travelled extensively throughout the UK & overseas, filming in many hostile and challenging environments.
Do not hesitate to contact me should you wish to discuss rates or availability for any forthcoming project.
AssignmentsMy services have been engaged on a wide variety of productions, commercials and promotions for BBC, ITV, C4, S4C & independent production companies.
Inspector Morse - Stowels of Chelsea - Fosters - Daily Mirror - Jessops - Beatties - Sindy - Staybright Windows - Weatherseal
The Bill - Medics - Cook Report - World In Action - News At Ten - The Big Story - CITV - SMTV - ITV Sport - F1 Grand Prix - Gladiators - Ice Warriors - Central Weather - The Farmer Wants A Wife - Routes Of Rock
Plus various Programme Opening Title Sequences
Formula Woman - Central News - Our House - Premiere
The Cook Report* - Neighbours From Hell - This Week - Watch Dog - Spitting Image * - Millionaires - Our House - To Buy Or Not To Buy - Renovation Street - Baby Hospital - CBBC - CITV - Crime Stalker - Murder Case Book - Tuesday Special - Ester - Gardening Time - Water World - Pulling Power - Top Marques - Taste For Success - Sky High - Block Busters - Countryfile - Tales From The Country - Heart Of The Country - Dragons Den - Flog It! - Temper Your Temper -
Growing Out Of Trouble - The Baby Borrowers
Viewpoint - Murder In Mind* - Search For Lynne - Real Crimes - Bindon - Cook Report Special - Children In Danger - Tom Jones > The Boy From Nowhere - Monarchy - The Hunt - Central Music - Status Quo - Shirley Bassey > My Life - Baby Abbey - The Night The Bombs Went Off *
NEC Group - ITV - Carlton Communications - NIA - Lexus - Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
* Signifies Award Winning
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Crew for Hire - International Sponsors
We supply kit and crews to many productions, ranging from single to multi-camera shoots. Most recently we have supplied all the PSC kit to ITV's X Factor. We also supplied all the equipment to the UK version of the Apprentice for BBC2