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BEN BISHOP

+44 (0)7949 217 153

ben@bish.tv

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Observational storytelling, documentary filmmaking and short form content. 

I work as a Cameraman and Aerial Photographer for television, commercials and Online clients.

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EQUIPMENT

Cameras – Sony F55, Alexa, Red Weapon, Sony PDW-F800, FS7 and Minicams

Steadicam Operator and Gimbals – Red Weapon, Sony FS7, Sony FS5

Certified Drone Pilot – Aerial Photography operating sub 20kg UAVS

Specialist Camera rigging – Extreme sports, Planes, Cars, People etc

360 VR Filming – Multiple camera rigs to create Immersive VR Content Editing

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Work

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Joanna Lumley’s Hidden Caribbean – 2nd Camera and Aerial Photography

Burning Bright Productions London, UK – ITV

Director – Ewen Thomson 

DOP – Will Churchill

Travel documentary following Joanna Lumley journeying through Cuba and Haiti

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Gordon Ramsay:Uncharted – Cameraman

Studio Ramsay, UK – National Geographic

Director – Jon Kroll

DOP – Will Churchill

Filming globetrotting celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay serves up epic adventures meeting with indigenous people to learn about their foods and cultures.

 

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The Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan – DOP

Rumpus Media London, UK  – BBC and Netflix

Director – Chris Cottam

I shot the UK section of the show including Survival training and Romesh at home.

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Tom Hardy’s War on Poaching – 2nd camera, Camera Assistant, DIT

Burning Bright Productions London, UK  – BBC

Director – Ewen Thomson

In search of Poachers in southern Africa

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Ben Fogle – New lives in the country – Cameraman

Renegade Pictures London, UK – Channel 5

Director – Nicola Tremain, Sean Conway

Following Ben Fogle as he helps out families living off grid.

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Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road – 2nd Camera and Aerial Photography

Burning Bright Productions London, UK – ITV

Director – Ewen Thomson 

DOP – Will Churchill

Travel documentary following Joanna Lumley journeying along the Silk Road.

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Penelope Keith’s Coastal Villages – Cameraman and Aerial Photography 

Reef Television London, UK – Channel 4

Director – John Hodgson 

Travel documentary following Penelope as she explores Coastal Villages

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Flying Across Britain with Arthur Williams – Cameraman and Aerial Photography

Reef Television London, UK – Channel 4

Director – Alex Hearle, Richard Max

Travel documentary following Arthur as he explores the airfields of the UK

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‘Hotel Secrets’ Richard E Grant – 2nd Camera, Steadicam

Burning Bright Productions London, UK – Sky

Director – Barbie MacLaurin Exploring the Hotels of Tokyo and Hong Kong

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The Girl Effect with Anne Hathaway – Cameraman 

Quite Frankly Productions London, UK

Short exploratory films about the problems of 3rd world education

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Joanna Lumley’s India – 2nd Camera and Aerial Photography

Burning Bright Productions London, UK – ITV

Director – Ewen Thomson #

DOP – Will Churchill

Cameraman: |Ben Bishop

Travel documentary following Joanna Lumley journeying through India

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Inside the Ambulance –  Cameraman and Minicam supervisor

Brown Bob Productions London, UK – W hd

Director – Jacqueline Hewer

Following the work of the West Midlands Ambulance service

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Asian Provocateur – Romesh Ranganathan – DOP

Rumpus Media London, UK – BBC and Netflix

Director – Ben Green, Mus Mustafa

DOP: Ben Bishop

Following Romesh and his mother as the explore Sri Lanka

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50 Ways to kill your mammy Cameraman and Aerial photography

Brown Bread Productions / Burning Bright Productions Dublin/London, UK  – Sky and Amazon Prime

Director – Barry Regan, Ewen Thomson

Travel program about adventures of an Irish 40 year old and his Mammy

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Dangerous Roads ‘Ho Chi Minh trail’ – Liza Tarbuck/Sue Perkins –  Minicam, DIT

Renegade Pictures London, UK – BBC

Director – Ewen Thomson 

Travelled the Ho Chi Minh Trail through Laos to Southern Vietnam.

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Joanna Lumley’s Trans-Siberian Adventure – 2nd Camera and Aerial Photography

Burning Bright Productions London, UK

Director – Michael Waldman

DOP – Will Churchill

Travel documentary following Joanna Lumley on the Trans-Siberian Railway

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Educate a Child – Cambodia/Lebanon/Chad – Camera and Aerial Photography, Editor 

Quite Frankly Productions London, UK

Director – Jez Frankel

Short films about the problems of 3rd world education

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OMEGA timekeepers Winter Olympics – Camera, Editor

Quite Frankly Productions London, UK 

Director – Jez Frankel

Following OMEGA through the Winter Olympics in Sochi

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‘Art of China’ Andrew Graham-Dixon – Camera, Steadicam

Renegade Pictures London, UK – BBC

Director – Mike Christie

Investigating ancient art across China

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Joanna Lumley’s ‘The Ark’ – 2nd Camera, Steadicam

Burning Bright Productions London, UK – ITV

Director – Matt Bennett

DOP – Will Churchill

In search of the Ark across Turkey, India and Oman

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REFERENCES

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Ewen Thomson – Director

ewenthomson@me.com

Clive Tulloh – Managing Director @ Burning Bright Productions

CliveTulloh@bbprod.co.uk

Will Churchill – Managing Director @ Second Wave Films

willchurchill@me.com