Quality-conscious and highly creative Camera Operator with 15 years experience in TV and film production. Working across a wide variety of projects and genres including documentary, factual, music, arts, reality, news, sports, commercial, drama and short film, Hazel has an in-depth knowledge of a variety of different cameras and shooting scenarios. She is also experienced at lighting, sound recording, editing, directing and production management.
Camera Operator / Shooting PD:
Ask Attenborough – Eden TV
The Royal Wedding (Will & Kate) – CBS News
Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother – Channel 4
Celebrity Scissorhands – BBC3
Mountain Bike World Cup – live coverage
Motorbike Racing – Motors TV
Edinburgh Festival – live coverage
National news & sports – TVNZ
Straight 8 (2007) ‘One Super 8 cartridge, no editing’ – Finalist
Fujifilm Scholarship Award (1999) – Best Stills on a Short Film
Archibald, Campbell & Harley Student Photography Awards (1998) – 1st Prize
Channel 4 Yr1 Photography Competition (2000) – Finalist
Qualifications & skills:
BA (Hons) Photography, Film and Television, Napier University
Advanced Studio Camera Operation, BBC Wood Norton
Height Awareness 3, Working at Height (including Rescue)
Full clean driving licence – Car, 7 tonne and full motorbike licence plus 4WD experience
Extensive climbing, abseiling, camping and survival skills
Experience of operating camera on roller skates, motorbikes and helicopters.
Lighting, editing, vision mixing, directing, sound recording, rigging, photography.
Guild of Television Cameramen member.