Tamara Stubbs


Tamara Stubbs has been professionally recording sound since 2002 and operating drones since 2014.  She has worked in a range of challenging environments including working dressed in full PPE in Chernobyl, and West Africa for a month during the Ebola outbreak.

She has mic-ed up contestants running the Tough Mudder, divers, climbers, surgeons, insurgents, parachutists, presidents and royalty amongst the many contributors.

Whilst her speciality has been Science and Factual documentary, she has also enjoyed working on many other assignments including: on the road cooking programmes, expert lead business troubleshooting shows, undercover filming, travel, comedy, commercials, and wildlife documentaries.

Tamara’s work has taken her to polar regions, into centrifuges, hadron colliders, operating theatres, up mountains, to every ocean, into treetops, camel beauty contests, cattle camps in South Sudan, middle eastern wedding parties, Brazilian favelas, high security labs, super yachts, army bases, into rainy seasons, along bumpy dirt track roads, camping with the Bedouin, and into the ‘poo lab’ with Michael Mosley amongst many other locations.

She is confident in small teams and larger multi-camera shoots, as well as supporting self-shooters

Experienced in underwater comms, stereo and surround sound, she likes to push a bit of extra creativity out there where possible.

Tamara is a published, award winning, stills photographer, with Canon and Sony equipment

A CAA registered drone operator and quadcopter owner, who can work either singly or as a team, she is fully insured up to £5Million

Clean driving licence

UK and Australian passport holder

Up-to-date with immunisations for worldwide travel

HEFAT (Hostile Environment and First Aid) trained (2008 / 2011 Tor International)

Wilderness medical training (updated 2018)

She is BBC trained and has studied advanced Wildlife Sound Recording with Chris Watson

Competent on skis, off road driving and horses should the need arise

Always ready for an adventure and to meet new people and cultures

More info on her website https://www.tamarastubbs.com/


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