Frontline Freelance Register
I'm an award-winning British filmmaker, journalist and director of photography, producing documentaries, features and commecial content around the world, with a focus on Asia. My recent work has been featured by media including the Guardian, the New York Times, the BBC, VICE, Al Jazeera, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Bloomberg and National Geographic. I previously worked for five years as an internationally-travelling video journalist for Reuters news agency, based in Beijing, and I speak, read and write fluent Mandarin.
I now work independently, and live between Beijing and Madrid. When I'm not out filming something, I can be found up a mountain, drawing or striving to perfect my Chinese or Spanish.
- I film, direct, produce and edit documentaries, factual programs, news features and corporate/commercial content.
- I speak, read and write fluent Mandarin, have good working Spanish and basic French.
- Experienced with cameras including Canon C300/C100/5d MKII, Sony FS7/FS5 and ENG cameras by
Panasonic, Sony and JVC.
- Experienced working as a one-man-band, handling sound and interviewing, but also directing larger teams.
- Still photographer and experienced drone pilot (I own my own DJI Phantom 3 Pro).
- Fluent in editing softwares Final Cut Pro 7 and X, Premier CC and Edius.
- Experienced putting together teams and coordinating shoots, including live feeds.
- Worked in countries including China, North Korea, Mongolia, Japan, Nepal, Malaysia, Cambodia,
Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Serbia, Brazil, the U.K and the U.S.
- Extensively reported on humanitarian issues, unrest, conflict and natural disasters, and completed a hostile environments
- Member of the Frontline Freelance Register
- Write news and feature stories for media including Reuters and the Guardian.
- Full UK driving license.
2017 - Tate Modern Exhibition , 2016 - Webby Award for Best Use of Video Online , 2016 - One World Media Digital Media Award, 2016 - Pulitzer Travel Grant , 2015 - Vimeo Staff Pick
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- RC aerial
- Video capture
- Video editing