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Simon D Gee

PD ( self shooting )

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London

About Me

I am a Self Shooting AP and PD with credited organisational skills and tireless work ethic.
Credits span Terrestrial prime time and sat, including 4K.
Additionally I specialize in challenging locations as:
-Cameraman and AP for challenging locations (Multi qualified and experienced across many 'adventure/risk' disciplin... Read More

I am a Self Shooting AP and PD with credited organisational skills and tireless work ethic.
Credits span Terrestrial prime time and sat, including 4K.
Additionally I specialize in challenging locations as:
-Cameraman and AP for challenging locations (Multi qualified and experienced across many 'adventure/risk' disciplines including vertical rope access, water access, helicopter, & hostile environments...usually involving bad weather and long equipment carries!)
-Medic (Remote Areas Emergency Medic and Medical Officer for Mountain Rescue Team)
-Location Manager & Safety Coordinator

Strong Sony FS7, Canon C300, XF305 Shooter (with own XF305 shooting kit with audio and 4 pt lighting), field medic kit and comprehensive access and PPE for locations work.

25+ D1+E driver with advanced driver training (4x4 offroad, defensive). Own estate car business insured. Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 17th Aug 2017

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Development Producer / Race the Sun / Gable Media / Nov 2016 to Aug 2017
Development ProducerRace the SunGable Media Nov 16 - Aug 17
DV Director / Location Location Location / Channel 4 / IWC Media / Nov 2016 to Nov 2016
DV DirectorLocation Location LocationChannel 4IWC Media Nov 16 - Nov 16
1st Assistant Director / Against All Odds / AAO/NFTS / Oct 2016 to Oct 2016
1st Assistant DirectorAgainst All OddsAAO/NFTS Oct 16 - Oct 16
PD (Self Shooting) / The Wembley Cup 2016 / YouTube / EE / Jul 2016 to Sep 2016
PD (Self Shooting)The Wembley Cup 2016YouTubeEE Jul 16 - Sep 16
AP (self Shooting) / Europa Saga / Other / Interscience Gmbh for ZDF TV Germany / Jul 2016 to Jul 2016
AP (self Shooting)Europa SagaOtherInterscience Gmbh for ZDF TV Germany Jul 16 - Jul 16
Location Producer / The Worlds Most Dangerous Places / Insight / Sky Vision / Mar 2016 to Apr 2016
Location ProducerThe Worlds Most Dangerous PlacesInsightSky Vision Mar 16 - Apr 16
PD (Self Shooting) / Atlantic Rowing Challenge (WT) / Discovery / Atomized / Feb 2016 to Feb 2016
PD (Self Shooting)Atlantic Rowing Challenge (WT)DiscoveryAtomized Feb 16 - Feb 16
PD (Self Shooting) / The Demolition Man / Insight / Middlechild Productions Ltd / Nov 2015 to Aug 2016
PD (Self Shooting)The Demolition ManInsightMiddlechild Productions Ltd Nov 15 - Aug 16
Camera Operator / Panorama / BBC 1 / BBC / Mar 2016 to Mar 2016
Camera OperatorPanoramaBBC 1BBC Mar 16 - Mar 16
PD (Self Shooting) / Benefits / Channel 5 / ITN Productions / Jan 2016 to Feb 2016
PD (Self Shooting)BenefitsChannel 5ITN Productions Jan 16 - Feb 16
AP (self Shooting) / Britain's Wildest Weather 2015 / Channel 4 / Raw Television / Dec 2015 to Dec 2015 / Channel 4
AP (self Shooting)Britain's Wildest Weather 2015Channel 4Raw Television Dec 15 - Dec 15Channel 4
Camera Operator / Tomorrows Trust / BBC / BBC/Vision Monkey / Dec 2015 to present / BBC
Camera OperatorTomorrows TrustBBCBBC/Vision Monkey Dec 15 - to presentBBC
PD (Self Shooting) / The Road to Dolpo (working Title) / Online / Gable Media / Nov 2015 to Nov 2015
PD (Self Shooting)The Road to Dolpo (working Title)OnlineGable Media Nov 15 - Nov 15
Location Manager / New Gods / Jack Burke Films / Dec 2015 to Dec 2015
Location ManagerNew GodsJack Burke Films Dec 15 - Dec 15
Assistant Producer / Around the World in 80 Tricks / Insight / Woodcut Media / Oct 2015 to Oct 2015 / TERN
Assistant ProducerAround the World in 80 TricksInsightWoodcut Media Oct 15 - Oct 15TERN
Location Manager / Stately Homemaking with Phil Spencer / Channel 4 / Mayfly TV / Oct 2015 to Oct 2015 / Channel 4
Location ManagerStately Homemaking with Phil SpencerChannel 4Mayfly TV Oct 15 - Oct 15Channel 4
Production Assistant / Running the World / Insight / TERN / Sep 2015 to Sep 2015 / TERN
Production AssistantRunning the WorldInsightTERN Sep 15 - Sep 15TERN
DV Director / Baby Faced Brides (Obs Doc) / Channel 5 / Crackit Productions / Oct 2015 to Oct 2015
DV DirectorBaby Faced Brides (Obs Doc)Channel 5Crackit Productions Oct 15 - Oct 15
AP (self Shooting) / British Winter Storm Heroes / Channel 4 / Raw Television / Jan 2015 to Mar 2015
AP (self Shooting)British Winter Storm HeroesChannel 4Raw Television Jan 15 - Mar 15
Location Manager / Boots Order and Collect Commercial / RSA Films / Sep 2014 to Sep 2014
Location ManagerBoots Order and Collect CommercialRSA Films Sep 14 - Sep 14
AP (self Shooting) / Demons and Dragons / Ettinger Brothers / Jul 2014 to Sep 2014 / Chris Cocoran
AP (self Shooting)Demons and DragonsEttinger Brothers Jul 14 - Sep 14Chris Cocoran
Producer/Director / Herford / Gable Media / Apr 2014 to Sep 2014
Producer/DirectorHerfordGable Media Apr 14 - Sep 14
AP (self Shooting) / Monster Croc: Search for a Killer / Discovery / Double Act / Aug 2014 to Jan 2014 / Discovery Channel
AP (self Shooting)Monster Croc: Search for a KillerDiscoveryDouble Act Aug 14 - Jan 14Discovery Channe...
Location Manager / BILL / Theatrical Release / Bill Films Productions Ltd / Aug 2014 to Feb 2014 / BBC films/Punk Cinema
Location ManagerBILLTheatrical ReleaseBill Films Productions Ltd Aug 14 - Feb 14BBC films/Punk C...
Health & Safety Advisor / BBC Countryfile / BBC 1 / BBC / Apr 2014 to Apr 2014 / Teresa Bogan
Health & Safety AdvisorBBC CountryfileBBC 1BBC Apr 14 - Apr 14Teresa Bogan
PD (Self Shooting) / All Aboard BBC Children in Need/DFDS / BBC 1 / Roxcool/DFDS / Aug 2014 to Nov 2013 / Emma Batchelor
PD (Self Shooting)All Aboard BBC Children in Need/DFDSBBC 1Roxcool/DFDS Aug 14 - Nov 13Emma Batchelor
PD (Self Shooting) / Tom Kitchin MasterChef in the Kitchen / Food Network / Think Tall Films / Aug 2013 to Aug 2013 / Mark Morris
PD (Self Shooting)Tom Kitchin MasterChef in the KitchenFood NetworkThink Tall Films Aug 13 - Aug 13Mark Morris
AP (self Shooting) / Emily King Live / Think Tall / May 2013 to May 2013 / Pernod Ricard/Tia Maria
AP (self Shooting)Emily King LiveThink Tall May 13 - May 13Pernod Ricard/Ti...
AP (self Shooting) / Bear Grylls: Highland Survival Academy / Bear Grylls Ventures/Mantis / Nov 2012 to Nov 2012 / Mantis
AP (self Shooting)Bear Grylls: Highland Survival AcademyBear Grylls Ventures/Mantis Nov 12 - Nov 12Mantis
Location Manager / Seven Seas Commercials / ITV1 / Mallinson Productions / Oct 2015 to Oct 2015 / TBWA for Sea Seas Vitamins
Location ManagerSeven Seas CommercialsITV1Mallinson Productions Oct 15 - Oct 15TBWA for Sea Sea...
DV Director / A life of climbs: Little Chamonix / Ventura Film / Jun 2010 to Sep 2010 / Ventura
DV DirectorA life of climbs: Little ChamonixVentura Film Jun 10 - Sep 10Ventura
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We took a chance with Simon, taking him on as PD for our period dramatized factual. This is was his first full Producer Director role and required his strong 2nd unit shooting skills alongside his DOP and camera team. Our risk has been handsomely rewarded. Simon has taken the complex nature of this production in his stride with an attention detail in managing content, cast and crew (over 50 of) with an exemplary light touch to demanding safety and locations management that is second to none. Simon has effortlessly produced our Edwardian period dramatizations in 4 countries, in locations as diverse as the alpine mountains (Matterhorn, Mont Fort), steep rock-faces, busy period street scenes, and World War I trenches. We highly recommend Simon for his attitude, hardwork and ability to deliver in demanding environments.

Edwin Hammond Executive Producer

Simon is a top flight cameraman and director specialising in extreme conditions of terrain and environment, areas which he has made his own. His gift is the energy and determination that he puts into his work to ensure that only the very best will do, all wrapped together in a package of great professionalism and a manner which is both a privilege and a joy to work with.

We have had the pleasure of having Simon work with us on a very challenging recent shoot covering the home countries and filming in all weather conditions and terrains covering the amazing Tri 4 Life 2014 Event. This is a wonderful group of individuals aged 7 to 70 who over a two week period pitted themselves against the elements whilst they carried out their "Iron Man" feats on consecutive days.

We needed a very special professional at the top of his game to get in amongst the participants and be able to pick up all the key moments. Simon did this brilliantly often putting in very long days with the sub edit and transfers to be done at the end of each day. He has given us a unique insight into the way in which this great group of people went about their challenges. Blood, sweat and tears we got it all, up close and personal thanks to Simon.

A great pleasure to have Simon working with us and we are looking forward to the next time.

Philip Ettinger, Producer, Ettinger Brothers www.ettingerbrothers.com

Simon is a great cameraman and was much more than that on our production following crocodiles in the wilds of Belize. He is an excellent team player, incredibly helpful when considering and managing the safety aspects of the filming. His medical, rope and water skills were utilised to the great benefit of the production and contributed to a successful and enjoyable location experience.

Janet Smyth, Head of Production

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    1st Fort William mtn festival, 1st Wind River range festival, Best of Telluride festival colarado, KMF audience selected

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