Stephen J Brand, GBCT, GTC - Director of Photography, 2nd Unit DoP, Camera Operator and Ronin Gimbal Operator

Telephone 0044 7976 731725

Stephen J Brand is a creative and resourceful DoP & highly adaptable camera operator with 23 years filming experience having worked on film and in the digital domain across multiple genres, including drama, documentary and commercials. His extensive credits include work for many major UK and international broadcasters, bringing a wealth of technical expertise, including Ronin gimbal operation and the latest VFX shooting techniques, to a wide range of productions, from large scale cinematic projects to fast-turnaround TV documentaries.

With his collaborative approach, he has built a reputation for shooting as imaginatively and efficiently as possible, always on budget and on schedule and for remaining calm and focused in delicate and difficult situations, helping to put actors and presenters at ease. So, whether filming on a remote Pacific island; a crowded city street; or a hi-tech studio sound-stage, Stephen’s inventive, informed and passionate approach to cinematography will ensure that any production gets the finest images and sequences required to transform their vision into reality onscreen.

 “Stephen is great to work with – highly versatile, creative and very thorough, a terrific DoP and Operator … achieving excellent results whether the light is fading or the schedule pressing… On recent drama projects, I’ve left him to do 2nd unit because I know that his pictures will be just what I need.” – Director: Vadim Jean (Leon the Pig Farmer, Hogfather).

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