BIOGRAPHY

It’s not often you can say you’re doing something you wanted to do since you were a boy!

 

I'm a Director of Photography based in London. I've made a career shooting high profile projects in commercial, documentary and drama genres. I love working across different platforms and feel its increasingly important in this face paced digital world.

 

I've shot TV commercials and digital content across the globe for brands like Dove, Nestle, Audi, EE, Royal Mail, Garnier and Swarovski among others.

My commercial work has been featured in various publications, including Ad Age, TIME, The Huffington Post, Creativity, In Style, AdWeek and The Guardian. Recent work has been shortlisted for the ADCAN awards.

 

Over the last 7 years, I've shot numerous landmark documentaries for the BBC. A joy and privilege to shoot, some of these projects have been nominated for BAFTA and Grierson awards. Benefiting from a drama and film background, I aim to produce cinematic images in my documentary work that not only contribute but enhance the story.

 

I have also filmed numerous well-received shorts, which have screened at Raindance, Cannes and London short film festivals.

Film has been a longstanding passion of mine. It has fuelled my motivation and drive to work in this industry and I love the collaborative filmmaking process. It’s a constantly evolving machine and I pride myself on discovering new ways of enhancing the vision.

RECENT PROJECTS

WALLIS SIMPSON
THE QUEEN THAT NEVER WAS

When Edward VIII abdicated his government and his country blamed Wallis Simpson. As this elegant drama-documentary argues, however, the future Duchess of Windsor was less a scheming arch-villainess than a woman who calamitously miscalculated her relationship with the king and ended up trapped in a hideous gilded cage.

'THE TIMES'

THE DAY THE DINOSAURS DIED

This documentary paints a very real picture of the whole scenario, showing new evidence that supports the theory of the dinosaurs' deaths and what happened to the rest of the world after the impact of the meteor that killed off the dinosaurs. It is breath-taking and intriguing.

'IMDB review'

ALBERT PASSION, PREDUJICE & POWER

IN POST PRODUCTION

Feature length Scripted Drama Doc exploring the life of Albert, the Prince Consort and his rise from Pauper Prince to King in all but name.

HORIZON - GOODBYE CASSINI HELLO SATURN

An emotional science documentary is a rarity: astrophysicists discussing their work tend to elicit awe and admiration rather than untrammelled weeping. This edition is awash with tears, however.  It is like a real life Wall-E, a programme that brings us a human heartbeat to Cassini’s amazing interplanetary transmissions.

'THE TIMES'

HORIZON - WHAT MAKES A PSYCHOPATH

This disturbing edition of Horizon was a ghoulish hour as Professor Uta Frith dug deep into the minds and motivations of violent psychopaths.

This ghoulish hour, surely the darkest in the strand’s 53 years, stalked about the recesses of the broken human mind

 'THE TIMES'

THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE UNIVERSE

Jack Seale, writing for The Guardian, commends the Al-Khalili for, "his usual mix of spectacular locations, clear explanations, a few gags and the stories of scientists who made crucial breakthroughs." Gary Rose, writing for RadioTimes however points out that while Al-Khalili is "as watchable as ever"

'WIKIPEDIA'

EQUIPMENT

CAMERA

Sony FS7 Body with XDCA-FS7 Ext Unit

Small Rig 15mm support/ pistol grips

Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom Matte Box

Hollyland Cosmo 400 Wireless Video 

Atomos Inferno 4K recorder/ 7” monitor

Panasonic 17" client monitor

Swit V loc battery Kit with 6 batteries

20P Sachtler Tripod

Easyrig Vario 5 with serene

Wally Dolly

Sony A7S Camera (B CAM)

Ronin M Gimbal

LENSES

Tokina 11-16mm F2.8 (cinevised)

Sigma Art 20mm T1.4 Cinevised

Sigma Art 24mm T1.4 Cinevised

Sigma Art 35mm T1.4 Cinevised

Sigma Art 50mm T1.4 Cinevised

Sigma Art 85mm T1.4 Cinevised

Canon 24-70mm F2.8 L Series II

Canon 70-200mm F2.8 L series II

Lensbaby Burnside 35mm

Lensbaby Twist 60mm

Lensbaby Composer II Sweet 50mm

Macro tubes

2x Extender (70-200)

LIGHTING

3 x Brightcast 1X1’ Flex LED Panels kit

2 x120d Aputure Fresnels

3 x Came TV boltzen Fresnels

4 x Aputure M9 Micro panels

1 x Dedolight 400 MSR

1 x Dedolight 200 MSR

1 x 90cm Aputure Light dome

1 x Westcott Eye lighter Reflector

2 x 5IN1 reflectors

© 2018 by Andrew Fleming

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