Gregg Smith - Professional Camera Man

Before starting work as a cameraman, Gregg worked as an assistant in the production and art departments on various commercials, features and dramas, as well as spending time in post production. While at school and college, Gregg studied Psychology, Screenwriting and Performing Arts, so understands the entire filming process from beginning to end.

He brings all of these skills to help craft a complete vision for the screen.

Listed below are some of the projects that Gregg has worked on over the years.


DRAMA


The Perfect Burger - Director of Photography on feature length comedy drama. Directed by Todd Carty

The Last British Execution - Director of Photography on feature length black comedy. Directed by Iain Cash

Attack of the Adult Babies - Camera Operator on feature length comedy horror. DP. Geoff Boyle. Dir. Dominic Brunt

The Taking / Bait - camera operator / 1st AC on feature length thriller. DoP Geoff Boyle. Directed by Dominic Brunt.

Banana - 2nd unit assistant camera on Channel 4 drama series. Produced by Red Productions

Cold Feet - 2nd unit assistant cameraman on fourth and fifth series of BBC comedy drama series

Clash of the Santas - 2nd unit assistant cameraman on ITV comedy drama

Cucumber - 2nd unit assistant camera on E4 Drama series. Produced by Red Productions

Emmerdale - assistant cameraman on popular television soap

Hunger / Insinct - 2nd unit assistant cameraman / dive supervisor on ITV drama series

Houdini and Doyle - 2nd unit assistant camera on FOX / ITV drama series

Hyperdrive - assistant cameraman on BBC Sci-Fi comedy series

Last Tango in Halifax - 2nd unit assistant cameraman on BBC Drama series. Produced by Red Productions

Lilies - 2nd unit assistant cameraman on BBC drama series

Mobile - 2nd unit assistant cameraman for ITV drama series

New Street Law - camera operator on BBC Legal Drama. Produced by Red Productions

Occupation - behind the scenes cameraman for BBC drama series produced by Kudos. Filmed in Dublin & Morocco

Phoenix Nights - 2nd unit assistant cameraman on Channel 4 comedy series

Primeval - 2nd unit assistant cameraman / dive supervisor on BBC drama series

Robin Hood - behind the scenes cameraman on BBC drama series filmed in Hungary

Scott & Bailey - 2nd unit assistant camera on ITV Drama series. Produced by Red Productions

Survivors - behind the scenes cameraman on BBC drama series

True Love - assistant cameraman on ITV comedy drama series

Waterloo Road - 2nd unit assistant cameraman for BBC drama series

 


SHORT FILMS


Art Lessons - Director of Photography on short comedy drama directed by Paul Larson for Anglia TV
God's Guilty Conscience - Director of Photography on short comedy drama. Directed by Denis Crampton

No Friend of Mine - Director of Photography on short thriller directed by Liam Roper for the '48 Hour Film Challenge'
Prodigal Sons - Director of Photography on short comedy drama. Directed by Sebastian Lyte

Grace's Story - Focus Puller on short drama. DoP Geoff Boyle. Directed by Mike Lacey

The Jumper - camera operator on short comedy drama. Directed by Iain Cash

Love Thy Neighbour - camera operator on short comedy drama directed by Dave Whitney


COMMERCIALS

Al Bilal Restaurant - DoP on commercial for Manchester based Thai / Indian Restaurant. Directed by Yasir Akhtar

Birmingham University - DoP on university commercial. Directed by Sebastian Lyte
Elegance - DoP on commercial for Manchester based hair and beauty salon. Directed by Yasir Akhtar
Grimm Up North - DoP on commercial for North West Horror Festival. Directed by Simeon Halligan.
Liverpool Hope University - DoP on commercial for Liverpool academic establishment. Directed by Sebastian Lyte

Northampton University - DoP on University advertising campaign. Directed by Sebastian Lyte
Bavaria Beer - camera operator on sponsorship idents. Produced by Equinox TV

CSL Sofas - camera operator on recent series of sofa commercials, starting with "Girls on Film" in 2010

Gullivers World - camera operator on commercial and web videos for children's theme park. Produced by Equinox TV

Prestons of Bolton - camera operator on TV commercials for "the diamond centre of the north"

Poundstretcher - camera operator on recent campaigns for high-street retail outlet. Produced by Equinox TV

United Carpets & Beds - Camera Operator on recent advertising campaign for national retail chain store
The Co-Operative - assistant camera on various TV commercials and weather idents. Produced by Chief TV
Ford Kuga - assistant camera on recent idents for Sky Sports. DoP Geoff Boyle


 

BROADCAST WORK


U2 Uncovered - lighting cameraman on 60 minute behind the scenes programme for ITV

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway - hidden camera operator on ITV entertainment show

Atomic Kitchen - cameraman on documentary following Natasha Hamilton from girl group Atomic Kitten

Big Brother & Teen Big Brother - cameraman on Channel 4 Reality TV Show - follow up interviews

BP Snapshots of Excellence underwater camera operator on Marc Woods profile

Cosmetic Surgery Live - lighting cameraman on Channel 5 Documentary series. Produced by Endemol UK.

Dive Guide - underwater cameraman on pilot for Sky TV diving magazine programme

Fox Kids “Football” - camera oprator on documentary series produced for Fox Kids

Fresh20 - cameraman on charity project highlighting the need for fresh clean water in Africa & Madagascar

Going Places TV - cameraman on holiday destination programmes shot across Europe, America and North Africa

Growing Spaces - camera operator on BBC gardening documentary series

Home Front - lighting cameraman on documentary series on life during WWII produced by Outline TV

Honey We’re Killing the Kids - camera operator on BBC lifestyle documentary series

Life Doctor - lighting cameraman on BBC lifestyle documentary series

Limo Nights - cameraman on Channel 5 lifestyle documentary

Love 2 Shop - cameraman on Trafford Centre documentary series produced by Chameleon TV

Mini Jazz - lighting cameraman on Channel 4 arts documentary

Most Haunted - Cameraman on paranormal investigation TV show. Produced by Antix Productions

New Mummy New Tummy - cameraman on documentary series produced by Bullseye TV

Property Ladder - cameraman on house makeover series for Channel 4

Revealing Secrets - cameraman on Channel 4 historical documentary series produced by Big Heart

Richard & Judy - cameraman on various live links for current affairs programme

RSPCA: Have You Got What It Takes - cameraman on BBC documentary series following RSPCA trainees

The Secret Life of Stage - cameraman on Sky One documentary series produced by Shine TV

Slice of Life / Documental - cameraman on Channel 4 documentary series on unusual characters in the UK

Soccer Brilliance - assistant cameraman on football training video series produced by Café Productions

Teachers TV - cameraman various broadcast training programmes

Trip of a Lifetime cameraman on British Council documentary program on visiting foreign students
War on Britain - cameraman on ITN documentary on the possibility of a Sarin gas attack

Wedding Planners - cameraman on documentary programme produced by Bullseye TV

Health & Safety Executive - cameraman on various broadcast information features

 

 

LIVE EVENTS


The Beautiful South - 20:1 Lens Camera Operator on live concert broadcast

Blazing Squad - camera operator on live concert broadcast

Boyzone - 86:1 zoom lens cameraman on live concert at the MEN Arena in Manchester

Creamfields - camera cperator on various live Video OBs and promotional videos for Liverpool music festival

God TV - handheld camera operator on live religious programme OB’s

Il Divo - EPK Cameraman and Concert Camera Operator on 2009 Opera singers tour

It’s Showtime - Muay Thai Superfights - cameraman on kick-boxing live OB for Eurosport TV

Katy Perry "Part of Me" - Assistant Camera on behind the scenes documentary. Produced by Pulse Films

Manchester Printworks Opening - cameraman on live video O/B

MCFC.co.uk - RF camera operator on various live events for Manchester City Football Club
MTV Europe Video Awards - MTV News cameraman for 2008 music awards show

Olly Murs Summer Tour - 80:1 cameraman on live music show. Produced by Liz Hobbs Group.

Panacea "Looking Glass" - cameraman on 'special' event at Manchester nightclub. Produced by Dreamscope

Rapture TV 'Gatecrasher' - cameraman on various live video O/B’s for satellite TV, including 70:1 camera work

School Disco - PSC and OB Cameraman on sixth form documentary series

Sky Sports - Football - cameraman on various football sporting events and behind the scenes inserts

Songs of Praise - Faenol Festival - 30:1 Lens Camera Operator on live concert broadcast for BBC

Tom Jones Live Tour - 80:1 cameraman on live music show. Produced by Liz Hobbs Group.

 

 

OTHER WORK


Betfair Online Betting - promotional video for Canadian TV for internet based betting company

'Blaggers' Video training video for telesales staff

British Gas various corporate projects
Deep Vein Thrombosis video In-flight information programme for Thomas Cook airlines
Doctor Martens in-house promotional video

Health and Safety Executive - various broadcast safety programmes for the HSE
Hewlett Packard - cameraman on various conferences for multimedia giant
Manchester Civil Justice Centre - Construction and Development video for Allied and Bovis UK

Media City: UK - lighting cameraman on construction videos for the BBC's Media City project in Manchester

My Travel TV - cameraman for international holiday satellite travel channel idents

Microsoft - various corporate projects for software company
Manchester United for Unicef charity Promotional video

Revolution Bar Skills - Training and induction video for bar staff. Produced by Goldminds TV

Solosprint - promotional / investor video for Atlantic solo rower Dave Clarke

West Ham "New Era" - Cameraman on Investment video for London football team. Produced by Mocha TV



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