BENEDICT SPENCE C.V.
Camera, Lighting and Steadicam
Outline Contact Information
- Experienced lighting camera operator on all video, HD and film
formats. Telephone: 07814021050
- Enthusiastic and personable, very happy to work hard! Email: email@example.com
- Top-of-the-line Steadicam PRO/MK-V owner operator, 6 years
professional experience Steadicam operating film and video.
- Trained by Optex in the use of Steadicam
- BECTU Member with full public liability
Selected Employment Examples
„LYNX 3‟ – TVC.Hey Buddy, Lighting Camera, HD/Pro35
TVC‟s for Lynx‟s latest product.
„JAY SEAN – RIDE IT, MAYBE & STAY‟ Promos/Hey Buddy, Lighting Camera, HD/Pro35
Music Promo‟s, number 1 in the RnB charts. „Ride It‟ won Best Video at Asian Music Awards.
„KERRY KATONA: CRAZY IN LOVE‟ North 1/MTV, Lighting Camera, DVCam
Reality programme featuring the nations favourite mother!
„MOBILE ACT: UNSIGNED‟ Opening titles and main programme, Princess/Channel 4, Lighting Camera
(opening titles) and Steadicam, Digibeta
Sunday morning battle-of-the-bands reality programme.
„H TWO O Ft. PLATNIUM – WHAT‟S IT GONNA BE‟ Promo, Steadicam, S16
Number 1 single, dance hit.
„MTV CRIBS‟ Lighting Steadicam Operator, Digibeta
Classic MTV- from Alex James to Dolce & Gabbana; the homes of the rich and famous.
„MY BODY HELL‟, North 1/Channel 5, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Documentary covering how women really feel about their bodies.
„GUITAR SESSIONS NINTENDO DS TVC‟ Chrome Productions/TVC, Lighting Camera, HD/Pro35.
Commercial for new Nintendo game.
„HARD-FI TVC‟, JJ-Stereo/TVC, Steadicam, HD.
Series of commercials for Hard-Fi‟s latest album.
„KATIE BRAND‟S BIG ASS‟, World Of Wonder/ITV, Camera Op and Steadicam, HD.
Comedy series for ITV, Katie Brand pokes fun at celebrities.
„LYNX BOOM CHICA-WA-WA RALLY‟ Hey Buddy/MTV, Head Camera, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Kelly Brook and the Lynx girls in Miami-based rally antics!
„3 FRONT ROOM PERFORMANCES‟, 3 Mobile, Head Camera, and Lighting Camera, HD.
Live gigs and specially shot music promos featuring All Saints, Lilly Allen, Ludacris.
„MY SUPERSWEET 16 UK, MTV, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
UK version of US hit MTV programme; a dating show with a twist.
„BUSTAMOVE‟, MTV, Lighting camera and Steadicam, Digibeta
New from MTV; want to reveal a secret to your family and friends? Use the medium of dance!
„HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA?‟, Endemol/BBC, Steadicam, Digibeta
BBC Summer reality programming. Can Sir Lloyd-Webber find his next star?
„ONLY FOOLS ON HORSES‟, Endemol/BBC, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
BBC Summer Sports Relief Programme, Celebrities learn how to showjump! Brilliant!
„GUMBALL 3000‟, Chrome Productions/C4, Lighting Camera/Steadicam, Digibeta
Round the world in 8 days- following 150 of the most extreme sports cars on the worlds craziest rally.
„PIMP MY RIDE MADONNA SPECIAL‟ MTV, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Madonna has her van „Pimped‟ for her new video- MTV Special.
„PIMP MY RIDE‟ & „PIMP MY RIDE INTERNATIONAL‟, MTV Europe, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Flagship MTV – convert your old banger into a top-of-the-line boy racers dream.
„TBA‟, Endemol/C4, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Pussycat Dolls, Razorlight etc. A day in the life of today‟s top bands finishing with a live gig!
„ORANGE PLAYLIST‟, ITV/Endemol, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Jayne Middlemiss presents in-depth chats- what is your celebrity idol listening to?
„MTV BASE CHANNEL IDENTS‟, MTV Base, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Black history month channel idents for MTV Base
„VH-1 SPECIAL PERFORMANCES‟, VH-1 International, Steadicam, Digibeta
Paul Weller, Supergrass, Kieser Chiefs, The Flaming Lips and more; live, specially shot performances.
„I AM BOB‟, Clockwork Pictures, Steadicam, HD
Children in Need film starring Bob Gedoff as…. Himself!
„LAUREUS SPORTS AWARDS‟, Opening VT, Done and Dusted Lighting Camera and Steadicam, HD
The Sporting Oscars; held in Lisbon. Can Morgan Freeman reach the awards in time?
„DESI DNA‟, BBC 2, Lighting Camera and Steadicam, Digibeta
BBC Asian Arts and Culture programme.
„SWAY – FLO FASHION‟, Music Promo, Director Photography, HD
Promo for MC Sway, winner 2005 MOBO Awards Best Hip-Hop Act
„TEARS IN HEAVEN‟, Sony Music, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Making of the charity single with Elton John, Sharon Osbourne, Velvet Revolver.
„MTV WINTER CHANNEL IDENTS‟, MTV, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
“Gimme the Ball” Premiereship footballers give a glimpse into their life and musical tastes.
„YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT‟, Celador/C4, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Primetime C4 reality programme, contributors agree to change their eating habits for the better.
„BLUE PETER‟, Children’s BBC, Lighting Camera and Steadicam, Digibeta
Film crew VT inserts for BBC’s best loved childrens programme..
„MTV SUMMER CHANNEL IDENTS‟ MTV, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
The Cuban Brothers visit Hastings, comedy idents.
„BUMP AND GRIND‟ Princess Productions/Trouble, Lighting Camera, Digibeta
Looking for the next top dancer. Roadshow around the UK with MC Harvey.
„THE ART SHOW‟, World Of Wonder/Channel 4, Lighting Steadicam, Digibeta
A look into the life and motivation of UK artists, post C4 news slot.
„X-CHANGE‟, Childrens BBC, Lighting Camera, DVcam
Various VTs and programming.
„JACK OSBOURNE @ READING FESTIVAL‟, MTV Networks Europe, Lighting Camera,Digibeta.
Hour long special following Jack backstage at Reading.
Professional Steadicam with top of the line GPI Pro Arm, MK-V Sled and Walter-Klassen Back mounted vest for
reduced operator fatigue. Also included is a high quality video transmitter and 2 channel Bartech remote focus/iris.
Please call for any information you might require about Steadicam.
Toyota Previa- Large Crew vehicle, with seating for 5 and room for a big kit including lights and grip equipment.
Kinoflo 4 Bank- quick to set-up, flattering soft light.
Dedo lights- 3x 150w 24w fully dimmable spotlights including lens and gobos.