Joe Blackwell

Camera Operator

Joe started his industry career in a camera rental house (ARRI GB) before progressing through the camera department from 2nd to 1st AC, and has been operating since 2008 on high-end TV dramas and OB.

IPAF trained, Joe also has considerable experience with all current digital formats and is highly skilled with multi camera and single camera shoots.

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TV / Drama

Production Production Company Director of Photography Additional Information
McDonald and DoddsMammoth ScreenTim Palmer BSC2nd Unit DOP + A / B Camera Dailies
Tin Star - Series 3KudosDale McCready NZCSA / B Camera Dailies
Hetty Feather - Series 3CBBCDominic Clemence B Camera
BABSBBCTim Palmer BSCB Camera Dailies
The Bastard ExecutionerFOX TVMike Spragg BSCB Camera Dailies
Brief EncountersCPL ProductionsTim Palmer BSCB Camera Dailies
Vera - Series 6ITVTim Palmer BSCB Camera Dailies
Close to the EnemyLittle Island ProductionsAshley Rowe BSCC Camera Daily
ThirteenBBC BristolDavid RomB Camera Dailies
So AwkwardChannel X North / CBBCJeremy HewsonB Camera Dailies
Great Night OutHat Trick ProductionsGeoff HarrisonB Camera Dailies
Doctors - Series 14BBC BirminghamAndy PayneB Camera
Prey - Series 1Red Production CompanyChas BainA Camera Daily
Fresh Meat - Series 1Objective Prod / Lime PicturesMike Spragg BSCB Camera Dailies
The Knife That Killed MeUniversal Pictures / Green Screen ProductionsTerry MaskellAdditional Camera Operator
MonroeMammoth ScreenKieran McGuigan BSC / Mike Spragg BSC2nd Unit
Shameless - Series 7Company PicturesAndy McDonnellB Camera Dailies
Spirit WarriorsBBCMike Spragg BSCA Camera Dailies
Bouquet of Barbed WireMammoth ScreenMike Spragg BSCB Camera Dailies
Real MenBBCTim Palmer BSCB Camera Dailies
Trial and Retribution XIsle of Man Film / ITVJames Welland BSC2nd Unit
Waking the Dead - Series 7BBC Mike Spragg BSCB Camera Dailies

Outside Broadcast - Selection

Production Production Company Production Production Company
London Youth Games 2019IMG ProductionsCreamfields 2019Nomobo TV
Olympics - Wimbledon 2012SIS Live / OBS/ BBCWimbledon Tennis 2013SIS Live / BBC
Wimbledon Tennis 2010SIS Live / BBCSandown Coral Eclipse 2012Visions / Channel 4
Russell Watson Live - DocumentarySassy FilmsRobbie Williams Live in ManchesterEMI
London Fashion WeekNeil Cunningham (DOP Gary Spratling)N-Dubz Live at the O2 DocumentarySassy Films
Jack Cardiff - Cameraman InterviewsModus OperandiSherlock Holmes Premier SpecialVideo Europe / T4

TV / Drama (as 1st AC)

Production Production Company Director of Photography Additional Information
Waking the Dead - Series 7 & 8BBC TVMike Spragg BSC1st AC A Camera
Primeval - Series 3Impossible Pictures / ITV ProductionsMike Spragg BSC1st AC A Camera
Hughie GreenBBC Mike Spragg BSC1st AC A Camera
The CommanderLa Plante ProductionsMike Spragg BSC1st AC A Camera
Life on Mars - Series 1 & 2Kudos Film / BBCTim Palmer BSC / Grant Cameron1st AC A Camera
Dead CleverITV ProductionsLukas Strebal1st AC A Camera
Bad Girls - Series 8Shed ProductionsStephan Pehrsson BSC1st AC A Camera
Trial & Retribution - Series 10Isle of Man FilmMike Spragg BSC1st AC A Camera
Down to Earth - Series 5BBCKen Brinsley BSC1st AC A Camera
Cutting It - Series 3BBCGrant Cameron1st AC A Camera
Down to Earth - Series 4BBCKen Brinsley BSC1st AC A Camera
Suspicion Granada TVChris Seager BSC1st AC A Camera
StrangeBig Bear FilmsPaul Bond1st AC A Camera
Real MenBBCTim Palmer BSC1st AC A Camera
Fat Friends - Series 2Rollem / Tiger AspectAlisdair Walker1st AC A Camera
Strange - PilotBBCPaul Bond1st AC A Camera
Birthday GirlYTVGrant Cameron1st AC A Camera
Tales From Pleasure BeachBBC WalesTim Palmer BSC1st AC A Camera
The InnocentYTVJohn Ignatius1st AC A Camera
'Deadpan' Steve McQueen (Turner Prize Winner)FX AssociatesRoy Field BSC1st AC A Camera