One of Australia’s most experienced drone operators.
James is a fully licensed drone operator and holder of a Casa ReOC and has all the required pubic liability insurances
His work can be now be seen on shows from Amazon Prime “GrandPrix Driver”, Seven Network Australia “House Rules”, and ITV4 UK “63UP”.
He just completed filming the last 2 seasons of the Seven Networks House Rules, and has also worked on the Nine Network’s The Block
James is approved by both the Seven and Nine Networks aviation dept for drone filming.
He is also has vast experience in filming real estate videos and real estate photography.
James was also the 1st AC on The Nine Networks Family Food Fight S2 which involved running up to 8 Sony F5/55 cameras at once.
James was the camera assistant on Rachel Khoo’s Melbourne kitchen working with DoP Rod Pollard.
Mobile: 0421 187 123
James first worked as a camera assistant/sound recordist in the Seven Network Newsroom in Melbourne in 2013.
He has since worked as a 1st AC on many projects from the Seven networks mighty MKR (Sony XDCam), SBS’s Rachel Khoo’s Melbourne Kitchen Sony F55 (D.O.P Rod Pollard), to lead camera assistant on Nine Network’s Family Food Fight Sony F5/55 (D.O.P Matt Romanis)
James was the drone operator for the Toyota Tonka video.
James has also worked on Ch9 The Block as an assistant and drone op. (D.O.P.) Nigel Rungen.
skills + certifications
James is a fully certified/Insured CASA commercial drone operator and is experienced with:
- Arriflex Alexa Mini
- Arri Amira
- Sony’s F55/F5
- Sony XDCam 800
- Canon 5Dmk2/mk3
- Kessler cine slider and timelapse’s
- Insta 36