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John Paxton

Digital Imaging Technician (DIT)

John has over 10 years of industry experience working as a Digital Imaging Technician on high budget motion pictures, dramas and commercials supporting the demands of the studio's requirements and cinematographer's vision including 3 years as a Film Camera Technician at ARRI Media.

Highly knowledgeable about new and emerging technologies and trends in the film industry with experience as a Data Management Technician and On-Set Live Colourist work.

Feature Films

Production Production Company Director of Photography Format
CloseClose Films LtdMalte RosenfeldARRI ALEXA XT + MINI in ARRIRAWDigital Imaging Technician (UK Unit)
Dark RiverLeft Bank PicturesAdriano Goldman ASC, ABCARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAWDigital Imaging Technician
My Cousin RachelFox Searchlight Mike Eley BSCARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAW Open GateDigital Imaging Technician
The Lady in the VanVan ProductionsAndrew Dunn BSCARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAWDigital Imaging Technician
BurntMichelin FilmsAdriano Goldman ASC, ABCARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAW Epic/5KDigital Imaging Technician
Trespass AgaInst UsTrespass LtdEduard GrauARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAWDigital Imaging Technician (Splinter Unit - Dailies)
The Inbetweeners 2Bwark FilmsDamian Bromley BSCARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician (UK Pick Ups)
SuffrageteGillerd ProductionsEduard GrauARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAW ARRI 416Digital Imaging Technician
The Man From U.N.C.L.EElementary ProductionsHarvey Harrison BSCARRI ALEXA XT in ARRIRAW C500/5DData Management Technician (2nd Unit)
The Two Faces of JanuaryZelus ProductionsMarcel ZyskindARRI ALEXA PLUS 4:3Digital Imaging Technician
The Harry Hill MovieFight Films LtdBaz IrvineARRI ALEXA in ARRIRAW + CODEXDigital Imaging Technician
Love BiteLove Bite ProductionsTat RadcliffeARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician (UK Pick Ups)
A Few Best MenAFBM LtdDan MulliganARRI ALEXA + OB-1Digital Imaging Technician (UK Pick Ups)

TV / Drama

Production Production Company Director of Photography Format
The Crown - Series 2Netflix / Left Bank PicturesAdriano Goldman ASC, ABC /Stuart HowellSONY F55 in 4k RAWDigital Imaging Technician
The Crown - Series 1Netflix / Left Bank PicturesAdriano Goldman ASC, ABC /Ole Birkeland BSCSONY F55 in 4k RAWDigital Imaging Technician
Game of Thrones IVHBOFabian Wagner ASC /Robert McLachlan ASCARRI ALEXA + CODEXDigital Imaging Technician (Splinter Unit / Dailies)
Game of Thrones IIIHBOJonathan Freeman ASC /Robert McLachlan ASC /Chris Seager BSC /David Katznelson ASCARRI ALEXA + CODEXDigital Imaging Technician (Raven Unit)
Game of Thrones IIHBOMartin Kenzie BSCARRI ALEXA + ARRI D21 + CODEXDigital Imaging Technician (VFX Unit/Pick Ups)
Game of Thrones IIHBOKramer Morgenthau ASC /Martin Kenzie BSC /P J Dillon /Sam McCurdy BSC /Jonathan Freeman ASCARRI ALEXA + ARRI D21 + CODEXDigital Imaging Technician (Dragon - Main Unit)

Short Films

Production Production Company Director of Photography Format
Annabel's - A String of Naked LightbulbsRSA FilmsEd LindsleyRED EPIC in 4kDigital Imaging Technician
Sky Playhouse - The Other WomanSprout MichaelmasMartin Kenzie BSCARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Sky Playhouse - Nellie & MelbaSprout MichaelmasJamie CairneyARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Sky Playhouse - Walking the DogsSprout MichaelmasDave Katznelson BSCARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Sky Playhouse - City HallSprout MichaelmasMartin Kenzie BSCARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician

Commercials / Idents / Promos

Production Production Company Director of Photography Format
Step 13 - London's BurningSponge FilmsMichael WoodARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Step 13 - The Other WomanSponge FilmsJack ShellbournARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Knorr - French Chef's WelliesRSA FilmsJan Richter FriisARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
O2 - Emile SandePulse FilmsMarcel ZyskindARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Pedigree - Good DogPulse FilmsMarcel ZyskindARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Lynx - Axe DeodorantCrossroads Films UKMichael WoodARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
ESPN Cricinfo (Promo)Earth LondonOliver SchofieldRED MXDigital Imaging Technician
Tesco (Promo)HANraHANEd MashARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Orion - HamsterHANraHANPeter JamesARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Aim High - Lukas FabianskiWalt Disney CompanyEd MashARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
McArthur Glen (Promo)HANraHANEd MashARRI ALEXADigital Imaging Technician
Blistex (Promo)Global ChickenAlex MelmanRED ONEDigital Imaging Technician
Rumer - LiveSteam Motion & SoundAngus HudsonRED EPIC in 4kDigital Imaging Technician

Additional Information

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

Technicolor, Freelance Digital Imaging Technician / Digital Front End Workflow Specialist, Jun 2012 - Dec 2013 

ARRI Media, Film Camera Technician, Nov 2004 - Nov 2007

TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:

Codex Trained, Feb 2012, Digital Imaging Technician / Digital Lab Technician / Data Wrangler (CDX-TP-1 / CDX-TP-2) 

University of the Arts London / Skillset, 2011, Level 2 Diploma for Clapper Loaders

Staffordshire University Bsc (Hons) Film Production Technology 

Equipment

On-Set DIT Lab: 2 x 2013 Apple 8-Core Mac Pro / D700 / 512Gb, 2 x 31” LG 31MU97 4K GUI Monitor, 1 x 24” CG 248-4K EIZO Monitor, 1 x 24” HP Dreamcolor GUI Monitor, 1 x 17” FSI CM171 12-bit Grading Monitor, 1 x 17” FSI DM170 12-bit Grading Monitor, 1 x Areca 24TB 8-Bay Thunderbolt Raid-5, 1 x Areca 24TB 6-Bay Thunderbolt Raid-5, 1 x Blackmagic Ultrastudio 4K, 1 x Mlogic mTape thunderbolt LTO-6 tape, 2 x Qunatum LTO-7 Backup Drive Decks, 3 x Blacvkmagic SSD Mulidock, 1 x Blackmagic Smartscope Duo 4k, Tangent Element Tk grading panel, Caldigit TS2, Tp-Link USB 3.0 Hub, Reillo UPS, Software for data management, LTO Backup, colour correction and transcoding 1 x Inovativ Echo 36 DIT Magliner, 1 x Inovativ Scout Evo 37 DIT Magliner. On-set DIT Van: Ford Transit Custom LWB, Honda EU26i Generator plus Off-the-Grid Battery Power.