Andrew Johnstone

Andrew Johnstone

Lighting camera/DOP

I am a freelance lighting cameraman and Producer/Director and I run my own production company Wild Dog Limited, based near Devon in Exeter. I shoot/direct/producer for a range of other broadcast and corporate clients including, BBC, CNN, Sky etc I also specialise in projects for international development agencies such as UNHCR, UNTV, ODI, GWI, CARE etc. I have worked in over 40 countries. I have my own Sony FS7 4k/HD ENG kit (reporter lights, radio mics, boom mics & tripod. GoPro etc) and edit post production edit suite (Final Cut Pro & Premiere Pro). I have a valid iVisa for filming in the USA. I have an MA in Media Studies from De Montfort University. My specialist area is Documentary Film in International Development. I am a visiting lecturer in Media for Exeter College.

Work Area

London, South West, National, International (All)


Recent Work

All as self-shooting PD. (All Produced by Wild Dog Limited unless stated):

- Sea Cities, BBC 2 (1 hr obs doc In production)

- Sea City BBC 1 (1/2 obs doc in production)

- Boats, Boules & Bond with David Stafford, BBC1 (20 minute doc for Inside Out)

- Whales out West with Nick Baker, (BBC1 Inside Out)

Inside Out (BBC 1. Several films for the last 6 series of this popular regional magazine programme) 2011-2017

- More Chances More Change (Global Water Initiative/Care) 2015

- Death of the Nile? (NHK Japan, Guardian TV) 2009

- Harvesting our Futures (Global Water Initiative/Care) 2014

- Banger Boys (Orion TV for History Channel) 2012

- UNTV ( 20 x films for the UN shot during the war in Former Yugoslavia) 1994/5

- Alison's Last Mountain (VT inserts for BBC documentary about climber Alison Hargreaves) 1995


Coming Up

Visual Impact Post NAB review webinar

Visual Impact Post NAB review webinar
24 Apr 18 @ Webinar: online

Canon C700FF Open Day - at ProAV

Canon C700FF Open Day - at ProAV
24 Apr 18 @ ProAV, Unit 1/2, Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

Panasonic Open Day for GTC Members, Salford

Panasonic Open Day for GTC Members, Salford
26 Apr 18 @ Visual Impact Northern Unit 13, Sovereign Enterprise Park, King William St, Salford M50 3UP

GTC Lighting Workshop

GTC Lighting Workshop
28 Apr 18 @ NFTS, Station Rd, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1LG

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