Steve Paton

Documentary & Wildlife Camera Crew

Award winning camera crew with a wealth of experience in location camera and sound work. 


Always delivers outstanding footage to the highest broadcast standards.


Highly familiar with filming throughout the world. 


Experience including news, sport and light entertainment, documentaries, wildlife and wildlife documentaries in multimedia and digital environments.

Gallery

Filmed for BBC Countryfile Winter Special

Filmed for BBC Countryfile  ..

Six times RTS Cameraman of the Year (RTS Award Northern Region).


Experience with BBC and Independent Producers across the UK and abroad.


Full range of kit, including Sony F5 camera, mini rigs, full lighting and sound kit, wally dolly, sliders, underwater rigs, Osmo, DSLR, wildlife filming hide (see below for full list).


Filming with blue/green screen. Off-speed. Macro.

Showreel

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Credits

BBC1: Countryfile

BBC1 Gardeners' World

BBC2: Springwatch

BBC2: Autumnwatch/Winterwatch

BBC2: Natural World 

BBC1: The One Show (200+ wildlife films)

CBBC: Naomi's Nightmares of Nature (3 series worldwide) 

BBC: Animals Unexpected
BBC: Animals Behaving Badly

CBBC: Wild
BBC/NAT GEO: Wild Case Files BBC
C4: Dispatches
BBC: British Isles a Natural History 

BBC4: My Strike

BBC4: My Resignation

BBC1: Flog It!

ITV/RDF: Dickinson's Real Deals

ITV: Airline

ITV: Champions League 

BBC: Football Focus

BBC: Inside Out

BBC: Homes Under the Hammer

BBC: British Isles, a Natural History

Sky One: Toughest

BBC1: Organ Donors

BBC: Country Tracks

BBC1: DIY SOS
RDF: Build a New Life
BBC: Art tour of Tyneside 

SKY ARTS: Art 50 - The British
BBC: The Money Program
BBC: The Politics Show
RTE: House hunters in the Sun
BBC Worldwide: Philippines - Island Treasures

Filmed for BBC Inside Out

Filmed for BBC Inside Out

Animals I've had the pleasure to film

Basking shark: Scotland
Whale shark: Mexico
Killer whales California
Black tip reef sharks: Borneo
Nurse sharks shark ray alley: Belize
Stingray: Belize
Blue sharks: Isles of Scilly
Puffer fish: Costa Rica
Octopus: Monterey Bay
Hermit crab: Costa Rica
White beaked dolphins: UK
Bottle nose dolphins: UK
Bump head parrot fish: Borneo
Manatees: Crystal River USA
Alligators: Florida
Snapping alligator turtles: Florida
Turtles: Mexico
Yellow bellied sea snake: Costa Rica
Lobster: UK
Eels: Ireland
King cobra: Thailand
Coral snakes: Mexico
Adders: Britain
Pythons: Florida
Lions: South Africa
Panthers: Belize
Cheetahs: South Africa
Great cranes: Somerset Levels
Clouded leopards: Thailand
Wolves captive: Wales
Barnacle geese “whiffling” : UK

Bats: UK/Mexico/Gomantong caves 

Hippopotamus: Colombia

Seals: Isles of Scilly/ Farnes Islands

Golden eagles: Scotland/ USA
White tailed sea eagles: Scotland

Grizzly brown bears: Alaska
Sun bears: Thailand

Orangutangs Borneo
Spider monkeys: Belize

Poison dart frogs: Costa Rica
Cockroaches: Gomantong Caves Malaysia

Sea otters: Monterey Bay
Sea lions: California
Otters: UK
Jaguar: Belize
Coyotes: USA
Bald eagles: Alaska
Peregrine Falcons
Ospreys Scotland / Spain
Kestrels: UK
Sand martin: UK
Turkey vultures: Brazil
Flying foxes: Thailand
Flamingos: Brazil
Frigate birds: Mexico
Ptarmigan: Scotland
Owls: UK
Goshawk: UK
Blackbirds: UK
Great bustard: UK
Robins: UK
Capercaillie: Scotland
Hen harriers: UK
Marsh harriers: UK
Artic terns: Farne Islands
Woodpeckers: UK
Hornbills: Thailand
Hummingbirds: Mexico
Kingfisher: UK
Dippers: Finland
Stag/ deer: Scotland
Giraffes: South Africa

Huskies: Finland
Capybara: Brazil
Slow loris: Malaysia

Whip spiders: Belize

Lynx: Germany
Beavers: Scotland

Buffalo: South Africa
Iguanas: Mexico
Horned lizards: Mexico
Pine martens: Scotland
Fruit bats: Mexico
Malaysia
Ibex goats: Cingino Dam Italy

Sun bears: Thailand
Moose: Alaska
Meerkats: South Africa
Pangolins: South Africa
Elephants: Thailand
Martens: Luxembourg
Buffalo: South Africa
Iguanas: Mexico
Horned lizards: Mexico
Pine martens: Scotland
Fruit bats: Mexico
Malaysia
Ibex goats: Cingino Dam Italy
Asian hornets: South of France

Gibbons: Thailand
Orangutangs Borneo
Spider monkeys: Belize

Poison dart frogs: Costa Rica
Cockroaches: Gomantong 

Caves Malaysia

Bees: New York
Tent making bats: Costa Rica
Howler monkey: Costa Rica
Sloths: Costa Rica
Peccary Belize
Ocelots: Belize
Raccoons: USA/ Germany
Praying mantis: Mexico
Giant snails: Florida

Golden orb spider: Costa Rica
Tarantula: Mexico
Scorpion: Mexico
Trap door spiders: Costa Rica
Brazilian wandering spider

Badgers: UK

Moose: Alaska
Meerkats: South Africa
Pangolins: South Africa
Elephants: Thailand
Martens: Luxembourg
Asian hornets: South of France

Gibbons: Thailand

Contact

Steve Paton                



m: 07977 446720 



e: stevepaton007@gmail.com

Based in North East England and Scotland, and able to offer working bases in Bristol, and the South East. Able to travel worldwide.

Kit List

Sony F5 HD camera

Fujinon 20-120 4K Cabrio lens

Sony LA adapter for b4 lens on F5 camera

Pdw 800 Xdcam HD camera

Sony AS7ii camera 


DJI Ronin S gimbal 

Osmo gimbal HD camera

Osmo pocket camera

3 x GoPros

I Canon xf105 camera HD & infra red


Hj11 wide angle lens

Hj22 fujinon long lens

Canon Ef lenses x4

Samyang prime lenses 14mm, 24mm, 35mm , 50mm & 85mm 1.5


Metabones speed booster

Sachtler 18p tripod

Teradek bolt wireless monitor

Lighting Equipment incl:

Lishuai lights x2

Lishuai top light

Kino Flo lights x2


Sound Kit incl:

2x sennheiser radio mics

I gun mic


4x Swit camera batteries (flight safe)

8 x idx camera batteries (flight safe)

1 idx camera battery charger


1 reflector

Libec jib arm

Wally dolly tracks

Baby legs tripod


Wildlife hide

4x4 vehicle

Countries Filmed in

Afghanistan

Austria

Belize 

Borneo

Brazil

Colombia

Canada

Costa Rica

France 

Germany

Ghana

Greece 

Holland

India

Malaysia

Mexico

Monaco
Norway

Pakistan

Poland

South Africa

Sweden

Thailand

Tunisia

UAE

USA

Injections up to date.  Padi Open Water Diver.  Full clean driving licence.

Steve Paton                m: 07977 446720         e: stevepaton007@gmail.com