Simon Battensby

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Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019 - 2020Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Loves Spell
Fredi 'Kruga' Nwaka
Are we dead yet
2019 - 2020Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Infinite
Charles Henri Belleville
Infinite Film Productions
2019 - 2020Gaffer
Film (Feature)
2.0 Lucy
Fenella Greenfield
Shop Floor Films
2020Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Safeguard
Fraser Precious
Precious Life Films
2019Gaffer
Music Video
Lyna Galliara / Toes
Alex Darby
Lowkey Films
2018Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Dorcha
Tharun Mohan
Dorcha Film ltd
2018Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Future TX
Danny Stack, Tim Clague
The Attraction Movie Ltd
2018Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Are we dead yet ?
Fredi Nwaka
Gridloc Films
2018Gaffer
Film (Short)
Approval Needed
Karen Anstee
Precious Hack Productions
2018Gaffer
Music Video
Alessandra Grace / I do it for love
Gabriel Paoli
Gabriel Paoli Films
2017 - 2018Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Chasing Ghosts
Aoun Khan
BullEight Films
2018Gaffer
Music Video
The Fratellis / Star Crossed Losers
Alex Darby
Osiko films
2017Gaffer
Music Video
The Fratellis / Stand Up Tradegy
Alex Darby
Osiko films
2017Gaffer
Commercial
BMX Bikers
Carter Hewlett
Worm App
2017gaffer
Commercial
Ridge wallet
Ovidiu Paun
Universal TV + Media
2017gaffer
Film (Short)
Corpucia
Drew Marke
Drew Marke productions
2017gaffer
Corporate
Beautiful Scraps
Pawel Nazaruk
Break Content
2017Gaffer
Film (Short)
This is Axiom
Alastair Clayton
Turtle Canyon Media
2017gaffer
Corporate
Laser Harp
Pawel Nazaruk
Break content
2017Gaffer
Commercial
Cafe Nero
Matt Hargraves
Copper Productions
2017Gaffer
Music Video
Lewis Watson / Forever
James Greenall
Kash Productions
2017Gaffer
Commercial
Smiilr
Ovidu Paun
Universal TV Media
2017Gaffer
Film (Feature)
White Oak
Fei Yu Zhu
White Oak Films
2016 - 2017Gaffer, Cameraman
Film (Docu)
Kenny Dalglish
Steven Younger
Pitch International
2016Gaffer
Commercial
Vicks Magic Tricks
Ovidu Paun
4Media Relations
2016Gaffer
Music Video
Big Narstie / They Dont Know
Michael Garsin
DICE Records
2016Gaffer
Commercial
Diageo: Safer limits
Ovidu Paun
4Media Relations
2016Gaffer
Film (Short)
Susan's Time
Frank Edohen
vanished horizon productions
2016Gaffer, second unit
Film (Feature)
If It Were Done
Will Poole
Falconbrook Films
2016gaffer
Commercial
Xiaomi Mi MIX- Philippe Stark
Yue Huapung
zoomofoco
2016Electrician
Commercial
She can't wait
Josh Trigg
Great Guns
2016Gaffer
Film (Short)
Oh Boy Charlie
Aoun Khan
Bull Eight Films
2016Gaffer
Film (Short)
Crossroads
Dita Peskova
WIDEi films
2016Gaffer
Commercial
Stanton Chase
Ovidu Paun
Universal TV Media
2016DOP
Corporate
Tony Turton, MDV Consulting
Kate Pilgrim
Innvent
2016DOP
Corporate
Karen Ellis, MDV Consulting
Kate Pilgrim
MDV Consulting
2016Gaffer
Commercial
Sensationail
Ovidu Paun
Universal TV Media
2016Gaffer
Commercial
small world financial services
Ovidu Paun
Universal TV Media
2016Gaffer
Film (Student)
Glassland
Paulo Berberan
Kingston University
2016DOP
Commercial
HealthExpress, Dr Hilary jones
Pat Turner
Fat Chief
2016Gaffer
Film (Short)
Velma
Rick Platt
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
2016Gaffer
Film (Short)
The Big Picture
Rick Platt
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
2016Gaffer
Film (Short)
Absent
SegilolaOgidan
OKP Productions
2016gaffer
Music Video
simon nigella / nigella
Andrew Sinatra
Sinatra Brothers
2016Gaffer
Commercial
SensatioNail
Ovidiu Paun
Charta Productions
2015Gaffer
Commercial
Tesco: Child's play
Dan Fernbach
Offkey Creatives
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
Manage a moi
Christopher Sharpe
CSP
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
Coffee Club
Luca Piercey
Gottlieb films
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
Two Birds
Jamie Mitchell
Familia
2015DoP
Commercial
My Vit
Pat and Anthony Turner
Fat Chief
2015gaffer
Film (Short)
Preachers
Ivo Consi
ivoconsi
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
Well Hello There
Giles Ripley
Partizan
2015Gaffer
Music Video
Rudimental / Rumour Mill
Lewis Foster
Atlantic Records
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
The Sting of a Marytr
Simon Bruce Giles
Gargoyle Productions
2015Gaffer
Film (Student)
Marrying The Sun
Murtaza Shah
London Film School
2015Gaffer
Music Video
DONTS / Donts
Graham Smith
Electric Palm Trees
2015Gaffer
Commercial
Cholclear
Jason de Vyea
RUN Digital Creative
2015Gaffer
Music Video
Gluten collective / Gluten Free
steve whiteley
offkey creatives
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
The Ritual
Ark Gazarian
AG Film Productions
2015gaffer
Film (Short)
Say something Louis
Oscar Hastings
shadow owl
2015Gaffer
Film (Short)
Squidge
Rebekah Fortune
Seahorse films
2014Gaffer
Film (Short)
Mayday
Dan Fernbach
Static Films
2014Gaffer
Film (Feature)
Schadenfreude
Simon Pickup
Mutant Robot
2014Gaffer
Film (Short)
Hide and seek
Tom Attenborough, (DoP Ben Hecking)
Independant
2014Gaffer
Film (Student)
The Schoolboy
Paloma Lommel, (DoP Laura Gallop)
Met Film
2014Gaffer
Film (Feature)
A Reasonably Good Bloke
Omar Ismail
Crixton Films
2014Gaffer
Film (Short)
It's All About the Manners
Gabriele Paoli
Super Alpha
2014spark
Film (Feature)
The Intent
Kalvador Peterson
Nicky Slimting Films
2014gaffer
Music Video
zola blood / meridian
luke tredget
lukewarm and milky
2014gaffer
Film (Short)
The lightbulb and the sun
jess ferguson
NY film academy
2014gaffer
Music Video
Alla Ray / The Race
Quba Tuakli
MJS Collective
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1995ElectronicsUniversity of Salford

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    4' 4 bank kino flo lights (2 piece kit, daylight and tungsten tubes inc), 1Kw Octa Softbox light, dedo light dlh4 150w (3 piece kit), LED light panels (4 piece kit), arri 650w fresnels (3 piece kit), 800w redheads (3 piece kit), LED strips (in car 12v lights, 2 piece kit)
    I can operate:
    Generators, HMI lights

    About me

    Experienced Gaffer with lights. Commercials, Shorts and Features.. I have a BSc. degree in Electronics+ BS 7909 "Temporary Electrical Systems" Skillset qualification. (BBC approved ) + the latest BS 7671 Wiring Regulations (17th edition). I was previously a Professional Photographer so I have a clear understanding of lighting scenes for atmosphere. I am a calm, smiling and resourceful bloke !

    Referees

    available on request.

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Licenses
    • Diving (PADI)
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Organization/Union Membership
    • BECTU (UK)
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Documentary
    • Drama Reconstruction
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Motoring
    • Music
    • Music Promo
    • Natural History
    • Youth TV
    Experienced in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music Promo
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Own a car?
    • Yes

    Professional Recommendations

    Kamalika Sanyal AD (1st)

    Simon obviously knows his work and also a very helpful team-man. Working with him was very satisfying. I wish him good luck.