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Forager Films Ltd Polecam Operator

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Forager Films Ltd Polecam Operator
07973 223302
Tom Paterson Lighting Cameraman
Care of Picture Canning North,
Unit 7, Hawick Crescent Industrial Estate,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,

About Forager Films Ltd Polecam Operator

FS-7 Camera Crewing & Polecam Camera Crane
Available UK-Wide
4K or High Definition Camera Crew with the latest Sony FS-7 Camera capable of recording at 4K and 150fps . NEW ! SONY FS5 Camera.

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

Polecam 4K/HD London and UK-Wide.
With the very latest development from Polecam UK our camera crane is now capable of carrying cameras such as the Canon C300.FS-7 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. FS-5 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 FS-5 - making ideal work partners for highly productive shooting days.

Polecam that works even in a wind! Call for costing details. 07973 223302 NOW MANCHESTER BASED !

Products / Services / Credits

  • Gyrostabilised Polecam. Camera crane that can be worked in UK Weather! Latest development for Polecam
  • Polecam on DIY SOS for Children In Need 2016
  • New Camera. Sony FS-7 with multiple lenses.
  • Recent Credits: City of London Sinfonia concert. Polecam
  • Nike Mercurial competition. Polecam 4K
  • This Sporting Strife. Documentary. BBC Scotland. F55/F5 cameras.
  • Parklife Festival 2016. Manchester. Polecam with FS7 camera on The Temple Stage.
  • Polecam with FS7 camera for FedEx/TNT announcement Amsterdam . 2016


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Tom Paterson Lighting Camera/Polecam 07973 223302


Company News

Manchester Based Polecam

Forager Films Ltd now has a firm base in Manchester.
Using the latest Sony FS5 camera with the Ronin stabilisation system the Polecam is able to work in windier conditions that ever before. Rock solid Camera Crane pictures - even from boats!
Polecam Stabilisation now enhanced with Ronin M from DJI

Forager Films is now producing amongst the most enhanced pictures able to be created from a Polecam using the combination of the Ronin M Gyro Stabiliser and the new Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera. Recent jobs include "Love your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh" for ITV and "DIY SOS" for BBC 1.
Polecam with FS7 camera makes big impression.

The recent enhancements to our Polecam camera crane system allowing it to be used with the Sony FS7 camera have been scoring a big hit in recent months with jobs around the country and Europe. Not only can the Polecam now shoot in 4k it can do high frame rates up to 150fps in full HD as well as spinning vertically and reaching heights of up to 6 metres.
Latest work includes jobs in Amsterdam for FedEx/TNT, The IM Group in the 02 London and on stage at the Parklife Festival in Manchester.
FS-7 Camera arrives at Forager Films Ltd

This year sees a major change in our shooting capacity. From now on the main camera we will be providing is the fabulous Sony PXW FS-7 that has become increasingly popular with high quality productions since its launch late last year. This camera covers a wide range of formats including 4K and 150FPS in XAVC-l or i. With a range of the highest definition lenses we are able to produce pictures that shine.
Tom Paterson can be reached on 07973 223302
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