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Dominika Besińska

Camera Trainee

Dominika is an experienced Camera Trainee with 18 months prior experience working for a production company before going freelance at the start of 2020.

2014-2017 BA Film Degree with 1st Class Honours at Middlesex University London. Bilingual in English and Polish. Full Clean Driving Licence. Friend of The ACO.

Features / Dramas

Production Director of Photography 1st AC / 2nd AC Additional Information
CG Documentary (Netflix)Stuart LuckJoseph Mastrangelo2nd AC Clapper Loader Daily
Strike - Troubled Blood (BBC)Piotr Sobociński Jr PSCJoseph Mastrangelo, Elliot Dupuy / Kate McMillan, Adam MacKinnonCamera Trainee Dailies
Slow Horses S2 (Apple TV)David Chizallet AFCSeán McDermott, Marie-Sophie Daniel / Anastasia Romanchuka, Roy BellCamera Trainee Dailies
Slow Horses S1 (Apple TV)Danny Cohen BSCSeán McDermott, Jimmy Harrison / Anastasia Romanchuka, Roy BellCamera Trainee Dailies
Barun Rai & The House on the CliffJohn RaggettArdeshir Abdolrahimi / Dominika Besińska2nd AC - Indie Feature
The Larkins (ITV)Darran BraggChris Kane / Amir AalCamera/Video Trainee Dailies
Landscapers (HBO)Eric Wilson BSC / Gerry Vasbenter (Splinter), Beatriz Sastre (Splinter)Rana Darwish / Georgia Quillian & Michael Montgomery-SalterCamera Trainee Dailies, Splinter Unit
The Pentaverate (Netflix)Jamie CairneyTom Finch / Eliot Stone & Hannah GreenA Cam Camera Trainee Dailies
Extraordinary (Disney+)Martyna Knitter (Splinter)Video Op: Jay WestonVideo Assist Daily, Splinter Unit
Big Boys (C4)Charlie GoodgerKiloran McLaren / James BurnsCamera Trainee / 2nd AC Daily
Ted Lasso S2 (Apple TV)David RomIwan Prys Reynolds / Robbie ChapmanB Cam Camera Trainee Daily
Ragdoll (Apple TV)Phil WoodEmil Davidov / Lucy BradleyB Cam Camera Trainee Daily
Devils S2 (The CW)Vittorio Omodei ZoriniMassimo Marvulli, Silvio Bersani / Axel Gillot, Guglielmo GriscioliVideo Assist, London Unit
Pistol (Hulu)Anthony Dod Mantle DFF, BSC, ASCVideo Ops: Richard Osborne / Jos BitelliVideo Trainee Daily

Commercials / Promos

Production Director of Photography 1st AC / Focus Puller Additional Information
Anne-Marie Live Therapy RecordingNic MinsDominika BesińskaSteadicam Assistant
LADbible: Lovestruck High Prime VideoNatalja SafronovaDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant
ShyGirl - FireflyFraser RiggBen Banayo2nd AC Clapper Loader
Chivas x HypebaeNatalja SafronovaDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant
Constellations (West End) William KnightsDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant
LADbible: Durex x TylaNatalja SafronovaDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant
Architects: Live at Abbey RoadTom WelshDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant
Dorina x Raye: All Dressed UpJames ButlerIgnacio Muñoz de LeonCamera Trainee
Janet Reger: Free MomentsJames ButlerIgnacio Muñoz de Leon2nd AC Clapper Loader
Diesel: Sound Of The BraveJosh C. FryAshton Born2nd AC Clapper Loader
Architects: Live at Royal Albert HallTom WelshToby Miles Camera Trainee
Facebook: Infinite PerspectivesCharlie GoodgerBrendan Harvey2nd AC Clapper Loader
Sleepy Chan: Hanger x Juno CalypsoNathalie PittersAsh Lang Wen Li2nd AC Clapper Loader
TRX Content ShootLee BurnettOliver Bingham2nd AC Clapper Loader
The V&A Presents: Alice - Curiouser & CuriouserJames TonkinDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant
Red Rendezvous: Gucci & DazedJake MorrisDominika BesińskaCamera Assistant

Additional Information

2019-2020 Junior Camera Operator/Assistant at RD CONTENT — Operating cameras and assisting in house, and freelance DOPs at an award winning creative production agency, specialising in branded content. Prepping and maintaining a good condition of all in house equipment, including ARRI and RED cameras. Working closely with the production team while organising bookings and external kit hires.

● Camera Familiarity: ARRI (Alexa Mini LF, Alexa Mini, Alexa XT Plus, Amira); RED (Helium, Dragon, One, Epic-W); Sony (Venice, PXW-FX9, FS7, FS5, A7S, A7R, NEX-FS700R); Canon & Blackmagic; Gimbals: Movi, DJI Ronin 2, Ronin S

● Certificates: ARRI Camera Systems, ARRI Large Format Camera Systems; CAA Certified Drone Pilot (DJI Mavic Pro, Inspire 2); Manual Handling Awareness (CPD Certified); Safe Sets™  COVID-19 (Level A) Certificate & Coronavirus Basic Awareness On Production (ScreenSkills)