Mike Carling

LIGHTING CAMERAMAN

Mike is a talented and versatile Lighting Cameraman with extensive experience of shooting across all genres. His background is in Commercials and Documentaries and he has an excellent working knowledge of all film and digital formats. Many of the films have won BAFTA, Prix Italia, RTS, Montreux, New York Film Festival awards and received nominations for outstanding photography from both the Canadian Society of Cinematographers (Gemini) and the Royal Television Society.

Drawing on his rich and diverse documentary experiences in particular, has informed Mike’s work on features and drama, enabling him to work with calmness, creativity and speed.

Mike is a member of the Association of Camera Operators (ACO) and has completed both the Tiffen Gold and the GBCT Steadicam training courses. He is completely comfortable operating in what might be considered challenging environments. He has filmed in over eighty countries worldwide, covering the full range of conditions: rain forests, deserts, oceans, mountains including Everest and both the Arctic and Antarctica. Equally he is of course just as happy operating from the dolly in a dry warm studio if that’s what is required!

Additional Skills

IRATA ROPE ACCESS LEVEL ONE

HIGH RISK CONFINED SPACE ENTRY CERTIFICATE

STEADICAM OPERATOR

EXPERIENCED AERIALS CAMERAMAN BOTH FIXED WING AND HELICOPTER

EXPERT ALPINE SKIER

EXPERT MOUNTAINEER

mikecarling@email.com

www.mikecarling.com

 

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