Auteur Seeks DoP-Camera Operator

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I am an Auteur (i.e. unpretentiously and compelled to be a writer-director-producer -production designer+) seeking a DoP-Camera Operator/Kindred Soul for a long-term collaboration over many projects, who can help me express the vision I have constructed over many years, which is based on:

- A detailed and distinct existential philosophy and related 'way of seeing' that underpins the type of films I wish to personally make, in union with the form (shot-by-shot) that they will take.
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- An attraction to long meditative takes, visually static tableaux, the objective Brechtian gaze, which respects an an active audience.

- Freedom from a dogmatic need for cliched narrative, or didactic storytelling.

- Minimal dialogue in favour of actor movement, production design and props (i.e. films that show and don't simply tell)

Filmmakers I am most drawn to include: Elia Suleiman, Ulrich Seidl, Michael Haneke, Carlos Reygadas, Roy Andersson, Ruben Ostlund, Michel Franco, Amat Escalante, Mehmet Can Mertoglu, Todd Solondz to name a few.

If you can appreciate what I am aspiring to do, recognise and have enjoyed works by the filmmakers above, are flexible and open-minded, and also want to create truly meaningful and distinct work, please contact me by messaging me at or via my website at

Thank you.

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Sam Donvito

Hi there,

I am a freelance DoP based in London.

I have shot a wide range of music videos and short films which can be found at

I like the sound of your approach to filmmaking and your appreciation for long meditative takes; it sounds very interesting!

If you are interested in collaborating on a project or speaking about one you currently have in pre-production, please don't hesitate to get in touch!

All the best,

Sam Donvito

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Hello Sam,

Thank you for your response. I will be in touch directly through email and hopefully we can discuss things further.

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Cullan Nhara
Camera Operator

HI, I'm a DOP based in London.

I have shot various short films and music videos. Your approach and intention to filmmaking from what you've mentioned is something I think I would gel well with.

Here is a link to my showreel

If you're still looking for someone to collaborate with, would be good to hear from you.


Cullan Nhara

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Alexander Popovich
Writer / Director

I am a writer/director/dop/editor and the whole post production team all-in-one. I do enjoy minimal dialogue and long meditative takes too. Got a small but well-equipped studio of my own and seeking for a long-term collaboration too.

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Matthew Kaltenborn

I imagine I’m a little late to the party, still setting up my profile on here, but I’m a DOP/editor and have worked in the industry for 6years; but prior to that I studied a lot of what you’re interested in as part of my degree in European Theatre Arts. So I’d definitely be in a good place of being able to both support you as a DOP but also understand what you’re trying to achieve


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