Coming Up

ProAV Academy: Becoming a Video Freelancer – with Ollie Kenchington

ProAV Academy: Becoming a Video Freelancer – with Ollie Kenchington
18 Sep 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

ProAV Academy: Making a Living from Stock Footage

ProAV Academy: Making a Living from Stock Footage
24 Sep 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

VMI Phantom Workshop: VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera

VMI Phantom Workshop: VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera
25 Sep 19 @ VMI London, Victoria Industrial Estate, Victoria Road, London W3 6UU

ARRI Certified Training for Lighting Techniques

ARRI Certified Training for Lighting Techniques
27–29/09/2019 @ ARRI, 2 Highbridge, Oxford Road, Uxbridge UB8 1LX

ProAV Academy: An introduction to lighting - with Carl Yates

ProAV Academy: An introduction to lighting - with Carl Yates
15 Oct 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

GTC Masterclass: Sound Recording for Single Camera Operators, Bath

GTC Masterclass: Sound Recording for Single Camera Operators, Bath
19 Oct 19 @ Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN

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Kristian Barrass

Kristian Barrass

Lighting camera/DOP
Cameraman/camerawoman/camera operator

I'm an experienced and creative lighting ENG/PSC cameraman and CAA licensed aerial drone operator based between Leeds and Hull. I cover the whole of the North and Midlands. I am also available to work anywhere in the UK. I have worked on a wide variety of network observational, lifestyle, light-entertainment and current affairs programmes as well as sport and news for all of the main broadcasters and independent production companies. I specialise in location shoots including picture and sound aquisition, with or with-out a sound recordist, especially working to tight deadlines and often in difficult situations but always in a creative, sensative and professional manner. I began my career as a multi-skilled operator at ITV Yorkshire working on news, sport and current affairs before going on to cover a 20 day per month contract for Sky Sports for 5 years as a lighting cameraman working on various sporting programmes both in the UK and Europe. I went freelance in 2003 and have since gone on to build up a varied and prestigious broadcast and corporate client list. Covering sport has remained a major source of my work and Sky Sports and Premier League Productions are my main clients in that area. I currently film features/packages and match coverage for the Super League rugby, Super Sunday, Football League and Rugby Union in HD as well as as Soccer AM, Soccer Saturday and Sky Sports News. I regularly work as a lighting camera operator across the North and Midlands for Premier League Productions. I am also able to work as a self directing cameraman (self-shooter) - as illustrated by my work on BBC1 primetime series "Car Wars" produced by Mentorn. I offer a range of shooting formats(which I own/maintain) including a SONY PXW-FS7 MARK II 4K SUPER 35MM CMOS SENSOR CAMERA WITH 18-110MM F4 SERVO ZOOM LENS and a Panasonic AJ-HPX3000 P2 HD shoulder mounted camera with a Canon HJ22 lens. All shooting options come with comprehensive sound and lighting kits as well as use of crew vehicle. I am a CAA licensed aerial drone operator and offer the use of a DJI Phantom4 Pro+ drone with 4K/HD capable camera. I am an approved BBC, ITV AND Sky Sports supplier I am covered by £5 million of public liability insurance. With 20 years TV experience I've built up wide network of freelance contacts and Barrass TV Crews Ltd can solve your complete crewing needs as we can also provide sound recordists and additonal camera operators, production crew and assistants if required. I am always open to negotiation in terms of rates, especially for longer assignments.

Work Area

Scotland, Wales, London, North East, North West, Midlands, South East, National, International (Europe, worldwide)

Recent Work

Factual

MBC - Saudi National Day Celebrations 2017 for Al Arabiya News Channel Dubai
Freeform Productions - Coast v Country
Upload Films - Concussion
Middle Table - Conservative Party Political Broadcast
Last Tackle - Inside The Toronto Wolfpack - Moody St. TV
The One Show – BBC Belfast BBC1
The One Show – Real Life Television
Motorway Cops 3 – Folio BBC1
Mary Queen Of Shops – Optomen TV BBC2
Street Crime Live – North One TV Channel 5
Daily Politics Show – BBC2
Freaky Eaters series 2 – Betty TV BBC3
IIFA Awards 2007(BollyWood Oscars) – Arqiva / Wizcraft
Sunday AM – BBC1
Village SOS – BBC Wales BBC1
Found (series 2) – Leopard Films – BBC1
Tales From The Countryside – Kingfisher Television Productions – ITV 1
Car Wars Series 2 – Folio (Mentorn) – BBC1
Watchdog – BBC Factual – BBC1
Hard Labour – IWC Media- Discovery
How To Look Good Naked – Maverick – Channel 4
Don’t Get Done Get Dom – Flame TV – BBC1
Old Dogs New Tricks – BBC Factual – BBC1
Property Prophets – IWC Media – UKTV
Gordon Ramsay’s “The F Word” – Optomen TV – Channel 4
Tenants From Hell – LWT – ITV1
Disaster Masters (Series 2) – Folio (Mentorn) – BBC1
Weddings Live – Mandril – Discovery Home & Health
Car Wars – Folio (Mentorn) – BBC1 (Camera/Director)
Culture Show – BBC – BBC2
The Reclaimers – Wall to Wall – BBC2
Spendaholics – Betty TV – BBC3 & BBC2
Who Rules the Roost? Series 1 & 2 – Ricochet (BBC2 & BBC3)
Homes Under The Hammer Series 3 – Lion Television – BBC1
House Auction – Tiger Aspect – Channel 4
Under London Ground – Polar Media – Five
Airline Series 9 & 10 – LWT – ITV1
Hell’s Kitchen Reunion – LWT – ITV1
Teenagers From Hell – LWT – ITV1
Monster Garage – LWT
Salvage Squad – Wall To Wall – Channel 4
Fat Families – Slim Chance – Pilot – Mentorn
End of Story – BBC Scotland – BBC3
Miners Strike – BBC Wales
Inside Out – BBC
Monster Nation – US Discovery Channel
Channel 4 Political Awards – McDougal Craig North
Squeal of Fortune – The Gaming Channel
Drastic Plastic – Yorkshire TV Factuals
Calendar News, Tonight, Field Of Dreams, Trading Places – ITV Yorkshire
Liberty Media Productions

Sport
Premier League Productions – Premier League News
ITN Productions - Football League Coverage
Flat Back Four Productions
PDI Media - BBC Super league Show
Sky Sports – Super Sunday, Soccer AM, Soccer Saturday, Football League Weekend, Champions League, La Ligua, Super League Rugby, Boots N All, Take It Like A Fan, The Rugby Club, Cricket AM, Euro 2000, Tight Lines, Ringside, Basket Ball, Ice Hockey, The Trilby Tour
BBC – Football Focus
BBC – Athletics Focus
ESPN – Champions League
North One TV – England‘s Dream Team – Channel 4
ITV Yorkshire – Soccer Sunday
Done and Dusted – Mourinho’s +10 –
Channel 4
Paul Docerty International – Rugby League Raw – ITV1
ISN / ITV Sport – On The Ball, Nationwide Extra
Chrysalis North – Darren Gough’s Cricket Academy
TWI – Premiership Review


News
BBC – Newsnight
BBC – News 24
BBC – Breakfast
BBC – Look North Hull
BBC – Look North Leeds
Sky News
ITV News
Ruptly News Agency Berlin

Childrens
BBC – Boogie Beebies – CBeebies
BBC – Big Cook Little Cook – Cbeebies

Corporate & Commercial Work
Yorkshire County Cricket Club
Alembic TV
Digital Snowball
Proud Motion
Middle Table
Bank Of America Merril Lynch
Pfizer
Nike
Honda
TUC
Avenance PLC
Tillings
mmpro (Berlin)
Edit Pro Solutions
HBL
JWT
National IT Learning Centre
Asda
Costcutter
HSBC
Norwich Union
Arc (RBS Insurance)
Central Office Of Information
1871 Productions Ltd
Webs Edge
Blakeway Productions
INTO Sport
Adsel Productions
Happold TV
Fantasia Advertising
SML Marketing & Events
Grovesnor TV
lEXUS (X2 Productions)
Cunningham Lindsey
INS (Belgium)
Davis Panzer Inc (US)
Euro RSCG
TVF Communications
Zip Television
Image – Metrics
Concise Ltd
Gizmo Animations
Eye To Eye TV
Poquito
Lucas Communications
Mezzo
Pace Productions
Vox Humana
Burnt Peaks inc (USA)
Essex Television (USA)
Original Productions (USA)
Explore Production (USA)
Nyquest Productions
Streamstay
Talar Made
Poppy Red Media

Additional Info

EQUIPMENT

Cameras
Sony PXW-FS7 Mark II 4K Super 35mm CMOS Sensor Camera with 18-110mm f4 Servo Zoom lens.
14mm Samyang Cine prime
50mm Samyang Cine prime
Panasonic P2 HD – AJ – HPX3000 ENG style shoulder-mounted camera with Canon HJ22 lens
GO Pro HD mini camera with variety of fixings
Lighting

KinoFlo Diva 400w light
Dedo Light 3 x 150w lighting kit with gobo projector
2 x LED 600 lights
1 x LED 900 light
3 x Red Head 800w lighting kit
Satchler “Reporter” 3 x 300w lighting kit
Arri “Blonde” 2000w light
Portable LED camera light
Reflector

Sound

Sony DWR-SO1D Digital radio mic system
2x transmitters
2 x Sennheiser 416 gun mics
2 Sony ECM Lapel mics
RE50 Hand mic
•Coles lip mic


Peripherals

Satchler 20 tripod
Manfrotto tripod
7 inch HD field monitor
Wally Dolly
Blue/Green Screen Chroma backgrounds. Pop up or curtain
Black/white/Coloured curtain backgrounds

DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone.

We can also source and hire in any other items of equipment that you may require at short notice from a small number of hire companies who we deal with on a regular basis and who offer us discounts.

Contact

Coming Up

ProAV Academy: Becoming a Video Freelancer – with Ollie Kenchington

ProAV Academy: Becoming a Video Freelancer – with Ollie Kenchington
18 Sep 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

ProAV Academy: Making a Living from Stock Footage

ProAV Academy: Making a Living from Stock Footage
24 Sep 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

VMI Phantom Workshop: VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera

VMI Phantom Workshop: VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera
25 Sep 19 @ VMI London, Victoria Industrial Estate, Victoria Road, London W3 6UU

ARRI Certified Training for Lighting Techniques

ARRI Certified Training for Lighting Techniques
27–29/09/2019 @ ARRI, 2 Highbridge, Oxford Road, Uxbridge UB8 1LX

ProAV Academy: An introduction to lighting - with Carl Yates

ProAV Academy: An introduction to lighting - with Carl Yates
15 Oct 19 @ Proactive UK Ltd, 1 Eastman Way, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7DU

GTC Masterclass: Sound Recording for Single Camera Operators, Bath

GTC Masterclass: Sound Recording for Single Camera Operators, Bath
19 Oct 19 @ Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Bath BA2 9BN

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