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James Ray-Leary

Grip NVQ 2 Certified

James has experience working on feature films, TV dramas, commercials and promos. complete with an extensive list of equipment available for hire.

Feature Films

Production Director of Photography Position
Dead in a Week: or your Money BackLuke BryantGrip
Death of StalinZac NicholsonGrip
My Cousin RachelMike EleyGrip Dailies
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenBruno DelbonnelGrip
GeniusBen DaviesGrip Dailies
Bastille DayAlan Stewart2nd Unit Grip
In The Heart Of The SeaAnthony Dod MantleA Camera Grip Additional Photography
Stabat Matah (UK/Israel)Talia Gal'onKey Grip (UK)
Woman In Black - Angel Of DeathGeorge SteelB Camera Grip & Grip Additional Photography
MortdecaiFlorian HoffmeisterGrip Dailies
Paddington BearErik WilsonGrip Dailies & Grip Additional Photography
CinderellaHaris ZambarloukosGrip Dailies & 2nd Unit Best Boy Grip
Jack Ryan - Shadow RecruitHaris Zambarloukos2nd Unit Grip
MaleficentDean Semier2nd Unit Grip
The DoubleErik WilsonB Camera Grip
Two Days In The Smoke Bruce MelhuishKey Grip
Snow White And The Huntsman Greig FraserGrip Dailies
Last PassengerAngus HudsonGrip
Now Is GoodErik WilsonGrip Dailies
47 RoninJohn MathiesonGrip Dailies
Jack The Giant SlayerNewton Thomas SigelGrip Dailies
Les Bien Aimes (France/UK)Rémy ChevrinGrip (UK)
Pirates Of The Caribbean 'On Stranger Tides'Dariusz Wolski2nd Unit Best Boy Grip
Wuthering HeightsRobbie RyanGrip Dailies
Ra1Grip Dailies
Hard Boiled SweetsSara DeaneGrip
AbyssGrip Dailies
The Special Relationship (TV Movie)Barry AckroydB Camera Grip
7th DimensionTim WoosterGrip

TV / Drama

Production Director of Photography Position
The StrikeHubert TaczanowskiGrip Dailies
HarlotsHubert TaczanowskiGrip Dailies
The Durrells 2Sam Renton / Damian BromleyGrip
Black Mirror 'Men Against Fire'Ruben ImpensGrip Dailies
Drifters S4Luke BryantGrip
Black Mirror 'Hated in the Nation'Luke BryantGrip 2nd Unit
DeliciousJaime CairneyGrip
The Crown (Netflix)Adriano GoldmanB Camera Grip
Downton AbbeyDavid RaedaekerGrip Dailies
Code of a KillerMatt GrayB Camera Grip Dailies
GTA Academy USA - Series 4VariousGrip
SpotlessTony MillerGrip Dailies
The RoyalsNick DanceGrip Dailies
GlueUrszula Pontikos / Stuart BentleyGrip Dailies
National Geographic - Robots 3DMike Slee / Sean Phillips ASCCrane Grip
GT Academy USA - Season 3VariousGrip
Doc Martin VISimon ArcherGrip
Game Of Thrones 3Matthew Jensen / Jonathan FreemanGrip Raven Unit
Game Of Thrones 3 Sam McCurdy / PJ DillonCrane Grip Dragon Unit
GT Academy USA - Season 2VariousGrip
A Mother's SonTim PalmerB Camera Grip
GT Academy USA - Season 1VariousGrip
LewisChris O'DellGrip Dailies
Waking The DeadAndrei Austin / Mike SpraggGrip Dailies
WhitechapelDavid OddGrip Dailies

Commercials / Promos

Title Production Position
Kellogg's 'Ancient Legends'TVC 2016 - DOP Martin TestarGrip
Ladbrokes 'In Play'TVC 2016 - DOP Luke BryantGrip
Dunlop 'BTCC'TVC 2016 - DOP Richard OsborneGrip
Rimmel 'Brow'TVC 2016 - DOP Ed GibbsGrip
VitalityTVC - 2014Grip
Hunter Boots x 2TVC - 2014Grip
Plan B - FirePromo - 2012Grip
Apple - APRTVC - 2012Grip
Florence & The MachinePromo - 2011Grip
Lucozade - The ArrivalTVC - 2011Grip
Sky - The Better EffectTVC - 2011Grip
Moving Brands - Apple iPadTVC - 2010Grip
Nike - 6.0TVC - 2009Grip
Lacoste - LegendsTVC - 2009Grip
Nissan - QuasqaiTVC - 2009Grip


Grip Equipment Hire List - Static Mounts - • 2x Ronford Tall Tripods • 2x Ronford Short Tripods • 1x Hi Hat • 2x Tri-Hats • Steadybags • Cinesaddle • Low Rocker Track - • 10x 8ft Moy Track • 1x 6ft Moy Track • 2x 4ft Moy Track • 1x 2ft Moy Track • 1x Moy Track Run-Up Dollies - • 1x Matthews Doorway Dolly (available with Track Wheels) • 1x Skateboard Dolly • Chapman/Fisher Dollies can be arranged Sliders - • 1x 5ft Ronford Slider • 1x 3ft Ronford Slider • 1x 2ft Ronford Slider Bazooka Kit - • 1x Bazooka Kit (Base with modular Bazooka Risers 3”-14”) • 1x Ronford Modular Bazooka Base (with tracking wheels) • 2x Moy-Boss Adaptor • 1x Large GF Gas Bazooka Riser • 1x Small GF Gas Bazooka Riser • 1x 3-Way Leveller • 1x Panther Offset 4-way Leveller • 2x Ronford Rotating Offsets Rigging Kit - • Twin Tube Paddlemount • 1x SSE Universal Car Rig Kit (Bonnet and Door Mounts) • 5/8” Rigging Kit • Various Scaffold Adaptors/Mounts • Various Suction/Limpet Mounts Wood - • Wedges • Paganinis • 12” Camera Boxes • 18” Camera Boxes • Appleboxes