James Davis

MõVi / Steadicam Operator

James is a professionally trained MoVi/Steadicam Operator with experience in Feature Film, TV, Drama and Commercials. With a passion for creating visually arresting images and precisely choreographed shots to enhance any production he works on.

Available for work nationally and internationally with a full compliment of MoVi equipment and accessories with his services.


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Feature Films

Production Director Director of Photography Job Title
Johnny English 3 David KerrFlorian Hoffmeister BSCMovi Operator/Technician
Brotherhood Noel ClarkeAaron ReidSteadicam Operator
Beautiful Devils James MarquandStuart Nicholas WhiteSteadicam Operator/Camera Operator (Dailies)
The Green Hell (Feature Documentary) Hannes Michael SchalleN/ASteadicam Operator/Mini-Cam Operator (UK Dailies)
Genesis Freddie Hutton-Mills / Bart RuspoliSara DeaneSteadicam Operator Dailies
The Habit Of BeautyMirko PincelliFabio CianchettiSteadicam Operator Dailies, A Cam UK Unit
Howl Paul HyettAdam BiddleSteadicam Operator Dailies
Down Dog Andres DussanEben BolterSteadicam Operator

Commercials / Virals

Production Director / DOP Production Company Job Title
Star AllianceBen Perry/Rob WebsterArmoury LondonMovi Operator
BT InfinityAlex Southam/Ben MagahyAMV BBDOMovi Operator
Lynx The Gold BrotherhoodPaco Cruz/Matthew TaylorVCCPMovi Operator
Love HoneyTiny Bullet/Mary FarbrotherThomas ThomasMovi Operator/Camera Operator
UKTV Summer Of Drama Paul Quinn/Richard BellUKTVMovi Operator/B Camera
Aldi David Hartley/Marcus DomleoLove FilmMovi Operator/B Camera
Jeep Compass Federico Mazzarisi/Matthew TaylorVice ItalyMovi XL Operator
Twitter #bookmarks Ben Whitehouse/Antonio PaladinoStinkMovi Operator
Reebok Fall/Winter Pablo Rivera/Harry WheelerLa FamiliaMovi Operator
Electrolux Simon Amster/Marcus DomleoJSRMovi Operator
Sky Cricket Adam Will + Will Smith/Chris ClarkeGot Got NeedMovi Operator
Asus Project Pegasus Ben Briand/Peter Suschitzsky ASCStink B Camera Operator
Pringles James Copeman/Marcus DomleoDark Energy FilmsMovi Operator
Paddy Power Laurie Smith/Matt ShawMermanB Camera Operator
Kat Von D Beauty Kat Von D/Aaron KrummelSweetSalt ProductionsRemote Head/Camera Operator
EE/Apple Watch Tom Wakeling/Nick MorrisTangerine FilmsMovi XL Operator
Samsung Owen Trevor/Marcus DomleoStinkMovi Operator
Direct Line Smarter Roads Ross Cairns/Marcus DomleoSaatchi SaatchiMovi & Movi XL Operator/A Camera
Coca-Cola Alejo Restrepo/Thiago QuadradoOgilvyMovi Operator
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Ross Cairns/Marcus DomleoResistance PartnersMovi Operator
Colin Furze Joe Beverly & Sam Hurlock/David WrightBlack Sheep StudiosMovi XL Operator (High Speed Tracking Vehicle Unit)
Treating Me Right Michael Buckman/Joe DyerCrispy BiscuitMovi Operator
AXA Restless For A Reason Mark Zibert/Ross GiardinaRogue FIlmsMovi Operator
HP Z: VR Daneil Lumb & Crinan Campbell/Marcus DomleoAMV BBDOMovi Operator
Stella Artois x Wimbledon Remi Weekes/Marcus DomleoBlack Label ProductionsMovi Operator
Nike Mark Zibert/Ross GiardinaRogue FilmsMovi Technician
Ford-Spotify Loren Coulson/Shaun LeePrism UKMovi Operator (Tracking Vehicle Unit)
BBC Learning Robots Replace Teachers Michael Traboulsi/Lorenzo LevriniSnappin TurtleMovi Operator/A Camera
Tour Of Britain ITV Idents Ben Lankester/James RhodesProgress FIlmMovi Technician
Lurpak Naturalness Paul Quinn/Richard BellLeo Burnette Content2nd Unit DOP
BBC Glastonbury Idents Vicky Lawton/Marcus DomleoRankinSteadicam Operator/A Camera
BBC BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend Idents Vicky Lawton/Marcus DomleoRankinSteadicam Operator/A Camera
Oakleys One Obsession Olley Starkey/Shaun LeeFour23Movi Operator
Panasonic Headphones Tom Newman/Stefan YapHMX MediaMovi Operator
E4/Giff Gaff Idents Grant Gilbert/Marcus DomleoDBLGMovi Operator
Manhattan Julia Kennedy/Ed GibbsStink StudiosMovi Operator
Just Tattoo Of Us Kate Dunn/Richard BellMTVMovi Operator
Ex On The Beach Season 6 Promo Kate Dunn/Richard BellMTVMovi/B Camera Operator
Celebrities Go Dating Michael Yanny/Richard BellE4/4 CreativeA Camera Operator
The Last Leg In Rio Jim Hayton/Richard BellChannel 4/4 CreativeSteadicam Operator
Direct Line Fleet LightsRoss Cairns/Marcus DomleoSaatchi & SaatchiMovi Operator
Sun Dream Team Ben Jones/Marcus DomleoDark EnergyMovi Operator/Camera Operator
Power Monkeys Jim Hayton/Richard BellE4/4 CreativeSteadicam Operator/A Camera
Vita Coco Daniel Castella/Xavi AmorosWagon TVMovi Technician/Operator
Pantene Strong is Beautiful Campaign Ft. Ellie Goulding Uzo Oleh/Joe DyerKetchumSteadicam Operator/A Camera
Sudden Attack 2 James Nunn/Simon RowlingTerritory StudioSteadicam Operator
Mini Countryman Endless Adventure Ed Rosie/Thomas HoleIris WorldwideMovi Operator
Ikea Box Room To Best Room Daniel Morgan/Daniel MorganWho Are They ProductionsSteadicam Operator
Ikea Box Room To Best Room Daniel Morgan/Daniel MorganWho Are They ProductionsMovi Operator
Lamisil Bugsy/Sy TurnbullGood EggMovi Operator/B Camera
Condor Airlines Matthew Cooper/Ruaraid Achilleos-­‐SarllLast VillageSteadicam Operator
Bluewater Christmas Steve Meredith/Richard Cornelius23RedSteadicam Operator
Unibet Luck Is No Coincidence Sacha Moore/Richard BellSignal TVSteadicam Operator/A Camera
Adidas/JD Sports Rocketboost Olly Starkey/Shaun LeeFour23Movi Operator
Fosters Helluva Tour Series Idents Jon Drever/Mattias NybergGrain MediaSteadicam Operator
Deloitte Eye For Pharma Daniel Hammersley/Adam SingodiaHold Your FireSteadicam Operator
Ballot Monkeys Series Idents Jim Hayton/Richard BellChannel 4/4 CreativeB Camera Operator
MTV Ex On The Beach 2 Alex Mathieson/Richard BellMTVSteadicam Operator/A Camera
MTV Breaks Alex Mathieson / Richard BellMTVSteadicam Operator

Music Promos / Live Work

Production Director / DOP Production Company Job Title
Jungle 'Album Teaser'Charlie Di Placido/Olly WigginsJFC WorldwideMovi Operator
Crop Circle 2Charlie Di Placido/Olly WigginsJFC WorldwideMovi Operator
Jungle 'Cherry'Charlie Di Placido/Olly WigginsJFC WorldwideMovi Operator
The Alternative Opening Ceremony | Jack Whitehall: Training DaysChris Howe/Nat HillFulwell 73Movi Operator
Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony (Birmingham Reveal) Chris Howe/Nat HillProgress ProductionsMovi Operator
Charlie Winston 'The Weekend' Ian Roderick Gray/Matthew TaylorInstinct ManagementMovi Operator
Taylor Swift End Game Joseph Khan/Matt WiseThe GraftB Camera/Movi Operator
Katy Tempest Akinola Davies/Jack WellsPretty BirdMovi Operator
Chase & Status All Goes Wrong Glenn Paton/Dan Stafford-ClarkBlack Dog FilmsSteadicam Operator
BMW 5 series FB Live Episode 4 Westbury Gillet3xScreen MediaSteadicam Operator
BMW 5 series FB Live Episode 3 Westbury Gillet3xScreen MediaSteadicam Operator
Anya Hindmarch Live @ London Fashion Week Bouha Kazmi/Lucas CiutiLuti MediaSteadicam/B Camera
Charlotte Olympia Live @ London Fashion Week 2016 Steve WareStreaming TankSteadicam Operator
Jasmine Thompson 'Do It Now' Jak O'Hare/Aaron ReidGas & ElectricSteadicam Operator
Marina & The Diamonds Charlotte Rutherford/Dan Stafford-ClarkeUntitled FilmsSteadicam Operator
DJ Ride Ivo + Stefano/Ben BarberIndependentSteadicam Operator
Tove Lo 'Over' Ian Rankin / Ed GibbsHunger TVSteadicam Operator
Maverick Sabre 'Emotions Remix ft. Chip, Devlin & George the Poet' carly Cussen /Aaron ReidMOS FilmsSteadicam Operator
Amelle Berrabah 'Summertime' Carly Cussen / Stefan YapMOS FilmsSteadicam Operator
Sheppard 'Gerronimo' Justin Dickel / Brian FawcettTh2ngSteadicam Operator
Anna Calvi 'Eliza' Emma Nathan / Mattias NybergAble & BakerSteadicam Operator
Placebo ' Too Many Friends' Duncan Roe / John Miguel-KingKode MediaSteadicam Operator
A$AP Rocky Live @ O2 Academy Live Jim Harrison / Keidrych WasleyPD3Steadicam Operator

TV / Drama

Production Director / DOP Production Company Job Title
Flack George Kane / Ruari O'Brien ISCHat TrickMovi Operator Dailies
Humans Season 3 Jill Robertson / Kieran McGuigan BSCChannel 4/Kudos/Wild MercuryMovi Operator/B Camera Dailies
Edith Ep. 1 Sandy Johnson / Ed MooreBBC StudiosMovi Operator Dailies
Born To Kill Episodes 1 & 2 Bruce Goodison / Sam CareChannel 4/World ProductionsMovi Operator
Snow White Behind The Magic Jeremiah Crowell / Zachary GallerABC/DisneySteadicam Operator/B Camera
Red Bull TV Stories In The Key Of Life Episode 3 Craig Young / Adam FeeneyCling FilmSteadicam Operator
The Last 100 Days of DianaRudy Bednar / VariousABC InternationalSteadicam/Movi Operator

Shorts

Production Director / DOP Production Company Job Title
Everyday Stories Of Colossal Importance Sarah Dennis / Richard BellDennisandBellSteadicam Operator / A Camera
The 17th Kind Andy Collier / Lorenzo LevriniLoose Canon FilmsSteadicam Operator
Soror James Webber / Lorenzo LevriniFingercuff ProductionsSteadicam Operator
Ten to Ten Jon Plant / Adrian PeckittNFTSSteadicam Operator
I Only Have Eyes For You Daniel Bayle / Paul RobinsonFirehouseSteadicam Operator
Gorka Alenjandro Serra / Carlos BuenaventuraNFTSSteadicam Operator
Him Indoors Paul Davis / Eben BolterKesslerboy ProductionsSteadicam Operator
A Very Human Vice Steve Chamberlain / Sarah-Jane HarrisonNFTSSteadicam Operator
Bleached Katie Pow / Gareth WardKaPow Media ProductionsSteadicam Operator

Equipment

EXTENSIVE KIT LIST, ALL ITEMS WET HIRE ONLY: GPI Pro Cine-Live HD Steadicam Rig supports all cameras including 360VR and dual camera 3D set-ups if required, ExoVest Steadicam Vest,Steadicam Ultra arm 70lb payload capacity, 2 x 6×4 ft Windkillers, Optical Support Steadicam Antlers, custom equipment cart. Customised MOVI Pro & MOVI XL packages All Equipment is cased ready for national or international travel and transported in a fully customised works van with separate equipment compartment and quick release Magliner docking area for fast location moves, rigging and de-rigging. Hard-mounts, Steadicam Rickshaw, tracking vehicles and other specialist equipment available upon request.