DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Owen is a dedicated director of photography who is passionate about his craft and the art of film making, with over 10 years of experience as a Broadcast television Lighting Cameraman, Cinematographerand First Assistant Camera Technician/Focus Puller. He is a full member of the Guild of Television Cameramen. Owen saw the tail end of Analogue cameras and briefly working with Beata Cam SP cameras however he predominantly gained much of his experience is on HD broadcast format cameras before jumping across to shooting drama on big censor digital cinematic movie cameras.
Owen has gained a solid understanding of all roles within the Camera and Electrical department during his career as Both a First and second AC as well as a Camera Grip. Owen prides himself in having an understanding of all roles within the camera and electrical department.
Owen has been operating a Red Camera since 2010 Owen has shot on commercials, high-end promo's,several feature films and has been Director of Photography on over 20 short films.Owen has experience on working with a number of big censor cinematic digital cameras, such as the Red Camera range, Arri Alexa, Sony F5, Sony F3 as well as a varying assortment of Sony ENG broadcast digital HD cameras plus the Panasonic P2 600 and Canon
C-300 as well as several other cameras. Owen has had training in lighting and camera grip work, he is able to put his years of experience to good use in his role as Director of Photography/Cinematographer.
Additionally Owen has thousands of flying hours and been trained in both Civil and Military Aviation and is an Ex RAF Commissioned Officer and Ex Airline technical flight crew. Making him fully conversant in aviation communications with the pilot when shooting areal camera footage from a helicopter which allows Owen to communicate exactly what he needs from the pilot to do to put the aircraft in the exact position needed for the shot subject to the Air Navigation Order adding to Owen's skills set as a Cinematographer.
Owen is a Fully Accredited Member of The Directors Guild of Great Britain. He has directed hard hitting and controversial documentaries as well as music promos and has also worked as first assistant director and script writer for both drama,documentaries and consumer programming.