Diary Service for TV Camera Crew

 

Martyn Porter
Lighting Cameraman/ Steadicam Owner Operator

Contact Details:

For availability and bookings please call either Kirsty or Louise on 0208 840 6030 or mail the crew@thefirm.co.uk

Profile:

Martyn trained at the BBC before becoming a freelance camera operator. With over 25 years experience he is well known throughout the industry. Martyn is best known as a steadicam owner Operator and lighting cameraman, primarily on comedy drama shows such as 'Greenwing' that require a multi-skilled operator and live multi camera LE Shows.

Additionally he has worked as camera operator and camera supervisor on a large variety of other productions spanning light entertainment, concerts, drama, music videos, documentaries, OB's, short films, sports and corporate.

Highlights of 2008 include Steadicam work on the fifth series of 'The X Factor', 'Britain's Got Talent', Peter Kay's 'Britain's Got the Pop Factor....' and the new Saturday night drama 'Merlin'.

Kit:

•    Steadicam EDTV MASTER
•    Aladin 2 channel follow focus kit
•    Teletest 2.46Ghz Tx & Rx
•    Autocue hood
•    Ronford F7 Pan & Tilt head
•    Ronford Tall, Short legs
•    Ronford High Hat
•    Panther Huskey Dolly
•    Panther Vario Jib
•    Ronford Bazooka Base
•    Ronford Wind up Risers (tall and short)
•    Full Set of TIFFEN 4x4 BPM & 6x4 NDs both Hard & Soft Edge

Technical:

Steadicam Operator, Lighting Cameraman, Studio Camera Supervisor, Studio Camera Operator, Studio Multi-Camera Operator, PSC, Handheld, Hot Head

Useful to know:

UK driving license, UK passport

Credits:

Program               Production Company Camera        
46664 concert
ABC Golf
All Time Greats - Love Songs
An Audience with Neil Diamond
Are you Smarter than a 10 Year Old ?
B B Eviction Shows 2004
BB Eviction Show 2005
Brit Awards 2003
Brits Launch 2004
Brits Pre-show
Busted - Concert DVD
Catherine Tate Sketch Show
Celebrity Big Brother
Celebrity Fit Club
Ch4 Political Awards 2003
Children in Need 2005
Children in Need 2006
Children in Need 2007
Children in Need 2008
Classical Brits 2003
Clone - Location
Clone - Studio
Comic Relief 2005
Coupling 2002
Crimewatch 2007
Crimewatch 2008
Crimewatch 2009
Disney Awards
Electric Proms 2008
Fashion Reality Final
For the Rest of Your Life
Gok's Clothes Show
Greatest Britains 2007
Greatest Britains 2008
Greenwing series 1
Greenwing series 2
Greenwing Finale
Guiness World of Records
Hardware
High Spirits
Hit Me Baby One More Time
In It to Win It
Johnny & Denise
Johnny Vaughan Show
Just the Two of Us
Keith Barry
Kerrang Awards
Saving Planet Earth - Kew Gardens
Lenny Henry in Pieces
Let Me Entertain You
Lionel Ritchie
Little Miss Jocelyn
Live8
Liverpool: City of Culture
Lottery 10th Anniversary
Making Your Mind Up
Maria
Memorial Service
Millionaire Manor
Narnia 2 Premiere
National Movie Awards
National TV Awards 2007
Noel's HQ
Panorama credit crunch special
Parents of the Band Location
Parkinson's top 10 Entertainers of all Time
Peter Kay's Britain's Got the Pop Factor
Pop Idol Series 1
Pop Idol Series 2
Pop Rivals
Prince's Trust 30th Birthday Concert
Sharon Osborne show
Slammer
Soapstar Superstar series 1
Soapstar Superstar series 2
Stars Reunited
Stonehenge Live
Swiss Toni
Take That DVD 02 Concert
The F Word
The Folk Proms
The One Show
The Reduced Shakespeare Company
The Soap Awards 2008
The Teaching Awards 2007
The X Factor series 1
The X Factor series 2
Celebrity X Factor
The X Factor series 3
The X Factor series 4
The X Factor series 5
Touch Me I'm Karen Taylor
Trafalger Square - The Big Dance
Weakest Link 2002 - 8
When Joseph met Maria
World Golf Cup - Ireland
World Idol
Xmas Special with Aled Jones
Serpent Films
ABC / CTV Outside Broadcast
BBC Music Entertainment
ITV Productions
Two Four Television for Sky1
Endemol / Roll to Record
Endemol / Roll to Record
Brits TV
Brits TV
Brits TV
Visions
Tiger Aspect
Endemol / Roll to Record
Granada
McDougal Craig
BBC Entertainment
BBC Entertainment
BBC Entertainment
BBC Entertainment
Brits TV
RoughCut TV
RoughCut TV
BBC Camera Allocations
Hartswood Productions
BBC Factual
BBC Factual
BBC Factual
ITV Entertainment
ITV Entertainment
Talkback
Talkback
Talkback
Sky1
Granada
BBC
World's End
World's End
BBC Camera Allocations
CTV Outside Broadcast
BBC
Tiger Aspect
Scarlet Productions
Brown Eyed Boy
Visions
BBC Camera Allocations
BBC Music Entertainment
BBC Entertainment
TVNZ - CTV Outside Broadcast
Eyeworks
ITV Productions - Carlton 021
Two Four Television - Sky1
BBC Factual
BBC Entertainment
Thames TV
Thames TV
LWT
Granada
Talkback Thames
Granada Manchester
Granada Manchester
Riverside TV
Tiger Aspect for BBC3
Serpent Films
Talkback Thames
Talkback Thames
Talkback Thames
Talkback Thames
Talkback Thames
Talkback Thames
Teddington Studios
BBC Entertainment
BBC Entertainment
BBC Entertainment
ABC - CTV Outside Broadcast
Thames TV
Presentable
Hand Held
Radio Camera
Steadicam
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Superviosr
Supervisor
long lens
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Hand Held
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Hand Held
Steadicam
Supervisor
Ped
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Long Lens
Steadicam
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Hand Held
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Ped
Steadicam
Hand Held
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Supervisor
Steadicam
Ped
Ped
long lens
Steadicam
Ped
Hand Held
Ped
Hot Head
Steadicam
long Lens
Steadicam
Hand Held
Hand Held
Steadicam
Location
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Ped
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Ped
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Hand Held
Hand Held
Ped
Supervisor
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Steadicam
Ped
Steadicam
Ped
Steadicam
Radio Cam
Steadicam
Steadicam

 
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