I’m a freelance lighting cameraman / editor as well as a large sensor camera specialist.
I’ve been working in broadcast camera work for the past 29yrs, working in most areas of television and film production.
Over the last 14yrs I’ve been specialising in location documentary and news camera work / editing around the world... from Baghdad to Balham and anywhere in between.

Specialties:
lighting cameraman;
television drama;
commercials;
feature films and tv news production;
music video production (live gigs and studio recording);
stills photography (including event, pack shot and commercials).
Steadicam owner / operator.

Tony Day CV

 

Full clean UK Driving License  

2 Passports (both UK)  

UK Injections Immunisation Passport

Hostile environment trained Valid (2017)

Member of the Guild of Television Cameramen

Bectu member

 

 

TRAINING and SKILLS:

Mountview Theatre School - lighting & sound design(1991-92) 

Optex Camera Rental-  steadicam training(1993) 

Beaconsfield Film Studios- camera training(1993-94)

Pinewood Film Studios-  film camera & grip trainee(1995)

Polecam -  camera jib training  

 

BBC TRAINING COURSES

BBC Health and Safety course;  

Safe Working at Height Course;  

Manual Handling Course;  

Battle First Aid;  

Pilgrims Hostile Environment Full Course;  

Police Riot trained;  

Advanced Driving Course &  Four Wheel Drive trained 

 

EDITING TRAINING (2003-2016)

Drama Editing;  

Avid trained;  

FCP 7 Studio and X trained;  

Quantel 3.6 - 5.6 trained;  

Began trained

TRAINING COURSES  (2013-2016):

Pilgrims Hostile Environment Advanced Training Course 

Avid Media Composer Edit Training

Panasonic P2 Camera Workflow Training

EMPLOYMENT:

FREELANCE LIGHTING CAMERAMAN COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE  1990 -1999

I first picked up a camera in my Dad’s studio helping him out on various corporate videos.  

I worked as a studio cameraman at The Money Channel (1998)

Cantos,  online financial website -  lit, filmed & edited more than 1,000 CFO interviews;  which I then published on their servers.

 

STEADICAM OPERATOR FOR SHORT FILMS /  TELEVISION DRAMAS / POP VIDEOS 1999-2003

Ponds Day Cream commercial (Pinewood Studios -  1999)

K Cider commercial (1999)

Kia Cars commercial (1999)

Barry McGuigan boxing film (2000)

BBC Drama,  “Love Or Money” (2000)

BBC Drama,  “Jonathan Creek”  (2001-03)

BROADCAST CAMERAMAN / BASIC EDITING,  BBC NEWS   (2003 - 2006)

London news coverage-  filming, editing & live cameraman

SENIOR BROADCAST CAMERAMAN / EDITOR,  BBC NEWS  (2006 - 2012)

Working at a very high level with most of the BBC’s top journalists and correspondents around the world on breaking news and current affairs,  shooting packages and lives on location.  

Editing, transmitting and feeding back for the main bulletins. 

Newsround - Africa Week 

Working Lunch Programme (2008 - 09)  

Simpson’s World-  Interviewing King Abdullah in Saudi Arabia

BBC World News -  Madeleine McCann one month in Portugal

Live 8 

Kosovo -  War Anniversary coverage

Iraq War Coverage (2006, 2008 & 2009)

Afghanistan War Coverage (2009)FREELANCE BROADCAST CAMERAMAN / EDITOR  (2012 - Present)

Working as a freelance lighting cameraman editor for Channel 4,  ITV,  ITN,  NBC,  CNN,  BBC, CTV,  MBC;   and various corporate companies.

London Olympics, (2012);

a month outside St Mary’s Hospital, London, for the birth of Prince George;

Norway,  for Westgate Mall terrorism investigation;

Kiev,  Ukraine during the internal revolution;

Crimea,  during the Russian takeover;

Perth,  Australia,  during the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH370;

Normandy,  France,  for the 70th anniversary of the D Day landings;

Erbil,  Iraq,  reporting on Isis invaders;

Gaza,  for five weeks during the war with Israel, (summer of 2014);

Surabaya,  Indonesia,  covering the Air Asia plane crash;

UK General Election, (2015);

Athens,  Greece covering the debt crisis;

Calais, France,  filming the migrants settlements;

Lebanon to Turkey,  boat crossing with Syrian migrants.

Paris and Brussels  terrorist attacks (2015-16)

Brexit Coverage for ITV / Channel 4 News (2016)