James Rose

James is one of Australia’s most experienced Broadcast drone operators.

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 the last 2 seasons of the Seven Networks House Rules.

James is approved by both the Seven and Nine networks aviation dept for drone filming.

He is also experienced in filming high end real estate videos when they want more than just a wide shot.

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 Rose
James setting up a Sony F55
James Rose with RoninS

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


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
  • GoPro
  • Kessler cine slider and timelapse’s
  • Insta 360
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