Camera department specialists share their advice on how to get into the TV camera department, what skills you’ll need and how to get hired.
Peaky Blinders' Laurie Rose and Liar's Matt Gray share their expert advice on cinematography.
Since graduating from the University of Manchester in 1996, Ramage has had a dazzling career in television working primarily in the Midlands and the north of England. He has gone from a keen amateur photographer to Director of Photography on one of the UK’s most loved programmes, ITV’s Emmerdale.
“I got some work experience at Hollyoaks” he recalls, and has not looked back. “Work experience is a fantastically good opportunity for people to get a taste of the industry and hone in on what they want to do.”
Paul Lang is a Director of Photography who has worked on seminal BBC documentaries and filmed in over 100 countries. Ed Moore is also a Director of Photography, who has the led the camerawork on landmark scripted programmes from Poldark to Red Dwarf. They came together to give a camera skills session at our 2016 Student Craft Skills Masterclasses.
He has led the camerawork on many of David Attenborough's landmark nature programmes.
We had a cuppa with him, where we learnt how challenging working with animals can be.