email:  mike@mikehopkinsfilms.com

tel:  +44 (0)7739 007 040

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About

I’m a freelance lighting cameraman, camera assistant and video editor based in London.

After finishing a Film and Television degree in 2004, I worked at a TV studio in New York before moving to London to train as a technician at a camera hire facility. This gave me a wealth of experience on many different television productions and an in-depth working knowledge of a range of camera formats and models, including experience with the latest HD and tapeless technology including DSLRs, Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2 and RED. I am fully trained in the use of mini-cams, lenses, remote heads, VTRs, jibs and dollies, monitors, steadicam rigs and lighting and have working knowledge of SQN mixers, radio and boom microphones.

Creative and dynamic, I have a keen eye for composition and detail. Skilled at shooting documentaries, reality, events and promos, I am an asset to any production. I edit on Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro.

My interests include film, stills photography, music, wildlife and current affairs in addition to a variety of sports and outdoor pursuits, including snowboarding, scuba diving, basketball and running. I have also travelled extensively and am always looking forward to the next challenge.

 

Nationality:  Dual British/USA

Driving License: Full UK

Passports: UK/USA

Other:  PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Vaccinated for world travel

International Driver’s Permit