The Corporate Conference

This is the second international conference I ve had the pleasure of shooting.

It was quite an enjoyable endeavour, really, and we were a team of three; a cameraman (me), a lovely editor and a producer/spieler.

We shoot throughout the day and then deliver an edit to be played the following morning. Three edits in total.

Oh…and it was in Munich – so could be worse!

Welcome to the Innovation conference.

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Kent and Curwen

My first ever attempt at shooting a fashion show! Madness. I never thought I’d find myself working on these jobs – but I am far from complaining!

This was an edit shot for historic British brand, Kent and Curwen, courtesy of clever communications company, Bespoke Banter.

Thoroughly enjoyed every single – sweating-it-out – minute.

Company: Bespoke Banter

Director: Scott Wimsett

First Camera: Me!

Second Camera: Sam Orams

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LCM and Fudge

I have now shot my first jobs in the crazed and frenetic world of a fashion show.

London Collections: Men was my first intrepid adventure into the fine art aestheticism of the catwalk. Angles, lines, textures and croissants.

You find yourself in a trance like focus, frantically attempting to cover-off your shot list – all the while fighting off other intrusive pieces of glass, both mirror and lens. It’s ace, particularly when you’re working with a wonderful team.

Although an edit – largely shot by me for another brand – has yet to be signed off, this piece below features a few of my clips towards the end. The rest (and majority) was shot by a most capable cameraman, Martin Roach.

Company: Bespoke Banter

Produced and Edited: Catrin Griffiths

First Camera: Martin Roach

Second Camera: Me!

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Rimmel London

Here’s a little sneaky peek at one of the jobs I am rather excited about.

I was on second camera and stills – a partnership of two wonderful and extraordinary disciplines. Do give me more, some more and a little more please, sir.

The whole team; models, make-up and production were an absolute dream to work with – and collectively, we powered through two LONG days.

Video edits to follow…but in the meantime…

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Make-Up: Kirstin Piggott

Company: BESPOKE BANTER

Produced and Directed: Sam Orams

DOP and First Camera: Martin Roach (he’s pretty special!)

Second Camera and Stills: Me!

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KIKO

Welcome to make-up specialists, KIKO.

This was a fun job to shoot, slider and all. Thank you Bespoke Banter for producing and editing such a jazzy store-opening promo.

I am not one really for cosmetics, but you can find this glossy shop on Regent Street.

Company: BESPOKE BANTER

Producer: Catrin Griffiths

Camera: Me!

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British Fashion Awards

Welcome to HelloTV and The Scott Report.

Again, these were shot by me but orchestrated and edited by the lovely lot at Bespoke Banter.

It was quite the experience and I don’t believe I ve ever met so many popular faces in such an intensely short space of time! Mental.

Getting the sound levels right was a challenge to say the least!

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Aussie

Late last year I had the great pleasure of helping to shoot three ‘looks’ for haircare brand, Aussie.

It was a job shot with fantastical video communications agency, Bespoke Banter.

Although I ve shot a (relatively) fair amount of video, I’d never really done anything like this before. Coming from an exclusively stills orientated background, video production is exciting, wonderful and hugely rewarding – and there also seems to be more of it to take advantage of – paid work anyway!!

Welcome to the Aussie Miracle Recharge Looks:

Company: BESPOKE BANTER

Produced, Directed and Edited: Catrin Griffiths

First Camera: Me!

Second Camera: Sam Orams

 

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