LONDON CAMERAMAN & DOP | SIMON GILMOUR
Simon Gilmour is a lighting cameraman and DOP based in London. As director of photography he has over 15 years experience filming everything from small corporate films to large scale narrative film productions. He is creatively and technically skilled, and can bring his expertise to any size and style of production.
COMMERCIALS – DOCUMENTARIES – BRAND FILMS – CORPORATES
Simon is a professional cameraman with many years experience, specialising in lighting and operating on films, promos, brand films, sports, music videos, commercials, documentaries, and corporates.
TALKING HEADS & INTERVIEWS
Filming interviews for documentaries and brand films makes up a large part of Simon’s DOP work. Whether it’s a simple piece to camera or a highly styled multi-cam interview setup, Simon has all the talent, equipment and experience to realise any vision.
As Director of Photography, Simon Gilmour has been the DOP on a wide variety of award winning narrative films that have played at film festivals in London, across the UK, and all over the world.
C300 MKII FILMING KIT
Simon is a cameraman with an extensive kitlist, and can provide kit to suit any size production. Cameras include the 4K Canon C300 Mk II, the 4K Canon 1DX Mk II, and the 4K Canon 1DC. He has a full set of primes and vari focals, multiple gimbals, and a wide selection of grips and lighting including HMI, Litepanels, and Dedo. Whilst based in London, Simon has capability for filming anywhere in the UK.
LICENSED DRONE PILOT (PfCO)
Simon Gilmour is a fully qualified drone pilot and aerial cameraman with the permission of the Civil Aviation Authority (PfCO) for commercial operations. This includes filming in congested areas such as London. He has a range of UAVs and is fully insured for aerial filming anywhere in the UK.
REMOTE COLOUR GRADING
Simon offers a remote colour grading service from his London studio. This makes use of a DaVinci Resolve grading suite which includes a Resolve Mini Panel and 4K workflow to remotely work with clients to help deliver projects looking their very best.
Services include: DOP / Lighting Cameraman / Camera Operator / Gimbal & Steadicam Operator / Drone Operator (CAA Licensed) / Colour Grader. Available to hire as cameraman/DOP with full filming kit (camera/grip/lighting) in London, the UK and abroad.
Whilst Simon exclusively offers filming and grading services, should you require a complete production service (production/direction/editing) we can recommend a production company we work with and film for.