Christian Testa

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2001 - 2018Freelance Camera Operator/ Lighting Cameraman/ DOP
Television / TV
FreelanceChristian Testa Ltd
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1997Program OperationsRavensbourne

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Blackmagic Ursa mini Pro, wireless follow focus, Parralinx Arrow HD Video sender, Atomos Samurai Blade HD SSD recorder, Flowcine Serene & Puppeteer, Easyrig 500nm extended arm

    About me

    I am a London and Kent based freelance Lighting Cameraman, available for hire throughout the UK and Internationally.

    With 20 years experience in both the Broadcast and Corporate world, I have worked on a varied range of program and film styles including; Live multi Camera studio and events, documentary and current affairs, corporate, commercials, and short films.

    My work has taken me all over the world, including Australia,USA,South America,Asia,The Middle East and Europe for many major Uk and international broadcasters including Sky, BBC, Channel 4,Channel 5, ITV, Star Sports and NBC. Corporate Clients have Included Coca Cola, Johnson and Johnson, Carlsberg and Glaxo Smith Klyne.

    I'm now looking to build on this experience, and have a particular interest in working with creative agencies on Corporate and online films or campaigns.

    I am also competent in sound recording for single camera, and can provide this for work involving interviews and "presenter to camera" pieces.

    I own the Blackmagic Ursa mini 4.6k pro, the Black magic Cinema camera 2.5k, and a Go pro hero 4 ( plus ancillary kit eg. Tripod & lenses ) which can be hired individually or in combination .

    My rates are competitive and can include discounts for longer shoots.

    I am available to work as a Camera Operator, Lighting Cameraman/ DOP.

    My kit includes all the necessary tools you should need for a single camera shoot including Lenses, cameras, ancillaries and camera support; however if you require any other lighting, sound or specialist equipment, it can be hired at competitive rates. Please contact me to discuss your needs.

    Additional Information

    Please see my website for details on my career, experience and contact details.

    www.freelance-cameraman.tv

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Experienced in
    • Arts
    • Business
    • Childrens
    • Cookery
    • Corporate
    • ENG/Outside Broadcast
    • Health
    • Live Daytime
    • Live TV
    • Magazine
    • Music
    • News & Current Affairs
    • Reality TV
    • Sport
    • Television
    • Youth TV
    Licenses
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    Interested in
    • Arts
    • Biography
    • Business
    • Childrens
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Competition/Gameshow
    • Cookery
    • Corporate
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • ENG/Outside Broadcast
    • Environmental
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Health
    • Live Daytime
    • Live TV
    • Magazine
    • Mobile Phone Content
    • Motoring
    • Music
    • Music Promo
    • Natural History
    • News & Current Affairs
    • Reality TV
    • Sport
    • Television
    • Travel
    • Youth TV
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Organization/Union Membership
    • BECTU (UK)
    • GTC (UK)