Paul Walker Broadcast TV Cameraman, Editor and Producer Corporate Video Wedding Video and Photography
     Paul WalkerBroadcast TV Cameraman,Editor and ProducerCorporate VideoWedding Videoand Photography

Broadcast Television

Paul Walker

Freelance Lighting Cameraman and Editor

Mobile +447831 885247

Email. paulwalker@mac.com

 

 

Nationality: British                                                  

Full clean driving licence

BECTU Member

Full BBC Pass holder                                              

There are examples of my work on the links below

 

 

BRIEF EXPERIENCE

 

I am a freelance lighting cameraman/editor with based in Cheshire. I have worked on flagship programmes such as The Cook Report in the 90's through to current news and network programes through the BBC in Salford and London, these include BBC Network News, Newsnight, BBC Breakfast and BBC North West Tonight. Other broadcasters include ITV News and Channel 4 News.

 

Experience in most kinds of camera formats, live links and PSC/ENG. I own a Sony PMW350 XDCAM EX High Definition camera and able to film at  50, 100 and 200 Mbs using my Nanoflash external recorder, I also own a Canon C300, a Sony PMW 200 and a  Canon 5D Mk3 DLSR kit. I carry a MacBook Pro with Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Pro 7 and 4G Mobile so I can edit and send rushes by JEX to BBC. Living in the heart of Cheshire I am available to work throughout the UK and abroad. I also interview and self shoot and have worked on single and multi camera live OB’s for both BBC News, BBC Breakfast, BBC North West Tonight, ITV News and Channel 4 News. I also have experience with Live U. Mobile field editing is carried out in my vehicle.

 

I have full public liability insurance and full camera equipment insurance and vehicle insurance.

 

 

EQUIPMENT CURRENTLY OWNED

 

Canon C300

Canon 17-40mm L series lens

Canon 28-105mm L series lens

Canon 70-200mm f2.8 L series lens

Canon 100-400 f4 L series lens

Samyang 35mm f1.5 prime lens

 

Sony PMW 200 XDCAM EX camera (on the approved BBC and EBU camera list)

Sony PMW 350 XDCAM EX camera (on the approved BBC and EBU camera list)

Sony digital wireless microphone system transmits (Sony DWT-B01) & receiver (Sony DWR-S01D) consisting of 2 personal radio microphones, 1 shotgun microphone and slot in 2 channel receiver in camera

NanoFlash enabling 50, 100 or 200 Mbs onto compact flash cards

Plus Fuji wide and Canon standard HD lenses

Satchler 18 tripod

LED lighting kit

Satchler Reporter lighting kit

SWIT 7” HD Monitor

Atomos Ninja 2

Canon 5D Mk3 kit

Beachtek DXA-SLR PRO audio mixer designed for 5D Mk3

 

Plus Apple Mac PowerBook with Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Pro 7 for field editing with a  4G dongle

Software on MacBook includes FTP address to BBC Newswire North in Salford and JFE, JEX Field Edition also to send video files anywhere within the BBC.

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PREVIOUS CREDITS AND LINKS TO PROGRAMMES

 

BBC Inside Out North West

Broadside Balleds featuring Edward the Second Band and Jennifer Reid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KchkslHv8G4

 

BBC North West

Love Letter to Manchester

Peter Bowker, the writer of BBC1's new drama From Here to There, reveals his inspirations

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01zxny2

BBC Network (Comic and Sports Relief) with Johnny Vagus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMbF-PDw3Wc

 

BBC North West Inside Out Jubilee Special

“The Queen and I”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4ZqgJ2cDTs

 

BBC4 “A Writer’s Journey From There To Here”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b044ltqz

 

BBC1 North West “Love Letter To Manchester”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b045gnsk

apart from the two photographs off Philip Glenister all the other production stills were taken by me

 

Angela’s Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLwKpiRZElU

 

Sontas, "Hard Times Come Again No More"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYVwnsiwu34

 

BBC North West Inside Out

“The Village Behind the Scenes”

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0174knp

 

 

BBC North West (Inside Out, North West Tonight, The Politics Programme)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fk6JBB0_m9o

 

BBC Southampton (Filming news items) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBBXN7UAYd0

 

Associated Press Television News (News, Current Affairs and Sport, Producing, scripting, directing, filming and editing 5 minute news items for global news agencies)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX0QWcc5G0w

 

 

 

PREVIOUS CREDITS

 

APTN (News, Current Affairs and Sport) Producing, scripting, directing, filming and editing

BBC Arabic (Filming and editing news items)

BBC Breakfast (Live links and PSC)

BBC News Channel (Filming news items and lives)

BBC North West (Inside Out, North West Tonight, The Politics Programme)

BBC Newsnight (Filming news items sometimes self shooting)

BBC Network (Comic Relief and Sports Relief)

BBC Persia (Filming and editing news items)

BBC Network (Comic Relief and Sports Relief)

BBC Southampton (Filming news items)

BBC Sport (Filming sport stories)

CBBC (Blue Peter and Newsround))

Central Television (Five years of The Cook Report )             

Channel 4 Schools (First Edition)

Channel 5 (filmed and co produced Prescription for Murder - Documentary on the murders by Doctor Harold Shipman)

Channel 7 Australia (Filming news and sport stories)                         

Granada TV (Local News, Live links, Sport and documentaries series including Locks and Quays, first two series, Mean Streets - a five part series, Behind the scenes of Doc Martin, Poirot)

ITV 1 (The Jeremy Kyle Show Backstage)

ITN News/Ch 3 PSC and Live links

ITN News/Ch 4 PSC and Live links

ITN News/Ch 5 First on Five features for Real Life LWT (Series 2 and 3 of Easy Jet Airline)

LWT / SKY TV (Coppers and Speed.  Documentary Series about the Police)

RTL Germany (News and Features)

SKY News (Cameraman / VT Editor)

SKY Sports (Boxing, Football, Cricket, Golf, Motor Car and Bike Racing, Rugby, Snooker, Wrestling)

TV2 Norway (Sport, football items, and Princess Diana’s Funeral)

TV New Zealand (filming and editing news stories)

also experience in live links for BBC, Granada, SKY, SAT 1 and TV2 Norway

 

 

 

CORPORATE CLIENTS

 

Accountancy Personnel  (Office Management training programme), 

B.N.F.L ,   

Capital Bank, 

Cheshire Deaf Society  (Deaf signing programmes and visit of Princess Diana to their Headquarters), 

Cheshire Fire Service (Fire rescue training programmes),

Donna Louise Trust (Produced, filmed and edited three appeal funding video’s)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwHW59xhyqM

Lancashire One (12 part drama on student life)

Merseyside Deaf Society  (Deaf signing programmes),

Merseyrail (filming and editing company video)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEDc1TAXQEM

North West Water (Historic Narrow Gauge Railway programme),

Video Direct (Producing, filming and editing short company video’s for the web)

 

 

 

MEDIA TRAINING

 

I’m also involved in media training and running workshops in camera operation, lighting and editing some jobs working . Clients include BBC Academy, Merseyrail, Bolton Wanderers FC  and University of Central Lancashire

 

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