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Camera operator

TV, Short films, Documentaries, Corporate, Web Series

 

Corporate showreel

Cinematography showreel

 
 

Lost & Found - 2017 (In Production)

 

Directed by Lois Stevenson
Written by Jamie Bacon and Charles Streeter
DoP - Neal Parsons

Toll Booth - 2017

Written and directed by Martin Stocks
DoP - Neal Parsons

Monkey Bread Tree Film Festival 2017 - Best Director
Howling Wolf Int. Film Festival 2017 - Best Int Short. 
Hull Int. Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection
 

The Silent Child (2017)

 

Directed by Chris Overton

Written by Rachel Shenton
DoP - Ali V.F.
Gaffer - Neal Parsons

Rhode Island Int Film Festival 2017 - Best Short
First-time Filmmakers Showcase 2017 - Winner
Holly Shorts Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection
 

The Ex - 2016

 

Written and Directed by Martin Stocks and Gareth Brown

Hull Int Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection
Cardiff Mini Film Festival 2017 - Official Selection

The Clown Attacks - 2016

Written and Directed by Martin Stocks
DoP - Neal Parsons

Echoes of the Passed - 2016

Directed by Scott Lyus
DoP - Sharad Patel
Gaffer - Neal Parsons

About me...

I am a camera operator with over 6 years experience in producing factual corporate docs, branded content, short films and web series for a variety of clients. For TV I have shot for BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Sky TV. I’m a trained Movi operator with experience using them for TV, films and online content. 

As a videographer I have shot corporate shorts for the likes of Fresh Cut Media, ESPN, Executive TV, Rocket Pictures, The Refinery.TV and the Gynaecological Cancer Fund. 

As a cinematographer I have shot short films for Crossroads PicturesPimlico Films, Maktub Films, and my own productions under the guise of Metal Heavy Productions. 

For Slick Showreels I work as a Director/Dop, shooting bespoke showreels for actors. For them and independently I shoot head-shots - check out the photography page

I am also an accomplished and experienced Camera Assistant, with TV and feature film credits.

You can contact me at nealparsons@hotmail.co.uk, or on twitter @neal_parsons

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Kit for all needs

 

4K Cameras, Prime lenses, led lights...

Cameras
Sony FS7
Sony A7S mk II
Canon 5D mk III

Lenses
Zeiss 85mm f1.4 prime
Zeiss Loxia 50mm f2 prime
Zeiss Loxia 35mm f2 prime
Zeiss Loxia 21mm f2.8 prime
Canon 70-200 IS II USM f2.8 zoom
Canon 50mm f1.8 prime
Canon 35mm f2 prime
Canon 28mm f1.8 prime
Canon 24-105mm f4.0 zoom lens

Tripod, Rigs and Grip
Sachtler 18 tripod
Manfroto Tripod
Shoulder-rig
K-clamps and magic arms

Lights
Rosco litepad LED set (6 light set with stands, dimmers and gels)

Sound
Onboard Rode Shotgun mic
Rode LTG2 Boom mic
Lavalier/clip mic
H4N Zoom audio recorder.

 
 

Photography

Head shots, production stills and more...

Camera Assistant Credits

Alongside my photography and filming work I am experienced as a camera assistant on feature films, TV dramas, documentaries and short films. 

Film Work

Free Fire (Rook Films)

In July 2015 I did dailies on the latest Ben Wheatley feature, Free Fire, shot on the Arri Alexa by DoP Laurie Rose as camera trainee.

Mile End (East End Detour Films)

Throughout June and July 2014 I worked under DoP Anna Valdez-Hanks on the independently produced feature film Mile End (2015 Raindance Film Festival Official Selection) as a Clapper Loader.

TV Work

All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge (BBC)

Throughout 2016 I assisted on, including cross-shooting b-roll and jib operating, this 4-part UK wide orchestra challenge under DoP Tim Knight.

Waddesdon Manor/The Dalemain Estate (NHK Cosmomedia

Since October 2015 I have worked for Japan's international broadcaster, NHK World TV, on several documentaries as a camera assistant under DoP Tim Knight.

The Nightmare World's of HG Wells (Sky Arts)

Throughout May 2015 I worked under DoP Anna Valdez-Hanks on the Clerkenwell Films produced Sky Arts show The Nightmare Worlds of HG Wells as the camera trainee.

The Syndicate Series 3 (BBC)

From October 2014 through to February 2015 I worked under DoP David Odd on the Rollem Productions produced BBC drama The Syndicate as the camera trainee. 

Short Films

Somatic (2016)
Dir: Will Nash
Prod: Upbeat Productions
Role: First AC

Old Fellow (2015)
Dir: Sofia Peters
Prod: Aileen Flanagan
Role: First AC

Love is… (2015)
Dir: Nick Cohen
Prod: Late Night Pictures
Role: First AC

Lessons in Life Saving (2014)
Dir: Nick Cohen
Prod: Late Night Pictures
Role: Clapper Loader