For the past decade John Cooper has worked as a Camera Operator, Lighting Cameraman and Director of Photography in the UK freelance market, shooting high quality Broadcast, Commercials and Branded Content for some of the Nations most well-known Broadcasters and Indies.
Based approximately 25 minutes from Manchester and Liverpool city centres, John Cooper is readily available to work as a Camera Operator, Lighting Cameraman or Director of Photography across the Northwest at short notice. With bases in Yorkshire, Glasgow and Oxford, John Cooper is able to base around the UK helping to reduce travel costs on production budgets.
It does not matter how big or small your project seems, John Cooper has probably filmed something similar already and understands the various filming styles and techniques needed for the wide gamut of production briefs.
If you require PSC crew for broadcast, single-camera GV’s, multi-camera location and studio shoots, aerial photography, commercial or branded content crew, get in touch now. John Cooper predominantly works with small crews on location as a Lighting Cameraman, but equally works alone and often leads a larger camera & lighting team on commercials and corporate productions as Director of Photography.
John Cooper owns his own crew van loaded and ready to go, perfect for those rapid changes in production where a Camera Operator, Lighting Cameraman or DoP is required at short notice. 4k kit includes Sony F5 Cinema Camera, Sony Fs7-2, Sony A7s2, a full set of Canon Cine Primes (14mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm 85mm 135mm) and Canon Cine Zooms (18-80mm, 17-120mm). Also on board is an Easyrig, Tripods, Wireless Monitor, 16″ 10-bit Client Monitor, Mavic 2 Pro Drone with Hasselblad Camera, Batteries, own sound kit, extensive lighting (Arri Fresnels, 575HMI, 5ft Octodome, 2 Kinoflo Diva 400s and 2 Lightpanels) and plenty of stands and cables.
During these unprecedented times, we are all trying to find ways to continue working safely and confidently on Set and out on locations, whilst upholding best industry practice. John Cooper has taken steps to help those around to feel confident in working together, safely. John Cooper is a certified first aider and currently holds a “Coronavirus Awareness on Production” certificate dated until 2021.