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Taylor McClay

Camera Trainee

Taylor has been a dedicated and reliable camera trainee for a number of years with experience working on features, TV drama commercials and promos. She has worked alongside some of the best crew in the industry and particularly enjoys working on 16mm & 35mm formats.

Taylor is now in the process of stepping up to 2nd AC / Clapper Loader and looks forward to new, exciting challenges within the camera department.

USA & UK Citizenship. Full UK Driving Licence.

Feature Films

Title Director of Photography 1st AC / Focus Puller 2nd AC / Clapper Loader
Blinded By The Light (2nd AC ‘B’ Cam Dailies)Ben Smithard BSCRichard JakesTaylor McClay
Dumbo (Splinter - Dailies)Steven HallPaul WheeldonDan Gamble
Teen Spirit (Also as 2nd AC Dailies)Autumn Durald ArkapawHenry Landgrebe / Richard JakesMatt Wright / Robbie Chapman
The Death & Life of John F. Donovan (35mm & 65mm)André TurpinNico Marion / Henry LandgrebeBen Foat / Matt Wright
Murder On The Orient Express (dailies - 65mm)Haris Zambarloukos BSC GSCDean Thompson / Peter Byrne / Mike GreenDom Cheung / Elliot Dupuy / Dean Morrish
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Splinter Unit - Dailies)Peter TalbotTim MorrisAaran Leach
Breathe (Test Shoot)Robert Richardson ASCJem RaynerLouise Ben-Nathan
Wonder Woman - (Dailies - 35mm)Matt JensonSam Barnes / Adam Coles / David PenfoldJonny Wright / Dean Murray / Woody Gregson
The LevellingNanu SegalRachel ClarkJosefine Thieme
Grimsby - ReshootErik WilsonDavid Penfold / Tim Potter Jason Coop / Gabriel Albuquerque
Macbeth (Additional Photography)Rob Hardy BSCJennie Paddon / Ray MeereAndrea Fishburn / Kat Spencer
HowlAdam BiddleEamonn O'Keeffe
Cinderella (Splinter- C Cam Dailies - 35mm)Hamish Doyne-DitmasMike GreenBen Cascielleo-Rogers
Fury (Splinter - Daily - 35mm)Steven HallShaun Cobley / Alex TaylorJason Coop / Dave Mills
Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters (Reshoots)Tony Pierce-Roberts BSCClive Mackey / Rupert HornsteinAggie Balogh / Christian Swain

TV / Drama

Production Production Company Director of Photography 1st AC / 2nd AC
Black Mirror - 'Hang The DJ'Black Mirror (S4) LtdStuart Bentley Fran Weston / Ben Foat / Barney Coates
Man In An Orange ShirtKudosWojciech SzepelJamie Phillips / Piotr Perlinski / Chris Jacobi / Jess Doxey
The LevelHillbillyBen WheelerMitchell Thomas / Craig Porter // Ben Parish
Guilt (2nd Unit)Iniquity Productions LtdTheo Van De Sande ASCShirley Schumacher / Dan Evans
Taboo - 2nd Unit (Daily)Taboo Productions LtdCarlos De CarvalhoJennie Paddon / Clare Connor
Stewart Lee's Comedy VehicleBBC ComedyAndy HollisBen Robinson / Matt Hillier
Dickensian (Daily)Red Planet LtdBebe DirerkenRichard Brierley / Guillermo Cheer
Outlaws - PilotHartswood FilmsFrancis De GrooteAndy Hill / Craig Porter // Max MacGechen
WitTank - PilotAvalon FilmsFrancis De GrooteRichard Brierley / Guillermo Cheer
Josh (Dailies)BBCComedyFrancis De GrooteRichard Brierley / Guillermo Cheer
Silk 3 (Dailies)BBC DramaJohn ConroyJay Polzoides / Michael Kinsella-Perks

Commercials / Promos / Corporate

Production Production Company Director of Photography 1st AC / 2nd AC
Tove ‘Sway’ - (16mm)Pulse FilmsTim LorentzenJerry Pradon
‘From Life’ (Short - 35mm)Uli Meyer Studios LtdNatalie PittersJerry Pradon / Taylor McClay
Our TimeFeed FilmsMark CobbJason Oxley / Taylor McClay
O2 Academy ‘The Gig That Changed My Life’ My AccompliceDax DebiceMatt Noon / Thom Nicholson // Taylor McClay
Marshall Headphones (35mm)Production Services London LtdBen SmithardSpencer Murry / Tom Gamble
Last of England (35mm)S. RussellSvere SordalKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Untitled Love Story (Short - 16mm)Lindquist StudiosJohn LindquistBrendon Harvey
Western Union 'Manifesto' (2nd AC)Bare FilmsJonas MortensenKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Hugo Boss - 'Soccer 2018' (35mmSomesuchBenoit SolerKarl Hui / Ben Foat
Quorn 'Restaurant 1'KameleonCharlie Herranz Karl Hui / Taylor McClay
Clean Bandit ft Zara Larson 'Symphony'PartizanAnna Patarakina / Darya GellerKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Duracell 'Toys R&D'Guts & Glory FilmsCharlie HerranzKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
J'Hus 'Did You See'Wanda ProductionsZack SpigerKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Manado Blahnik ShoesJed Root LtdFrederik SällMike Green / Taylor McClay
Herve 'Bang The Drum'Good EggEmma DalesmanKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Sigma & Take That 'Cry'Agile FilmsWill BexJessie Brough / Gabriel Albuquerque
Adidas 'Stadium To Street'Iris WorldwideRichard BellKarl Hui / Taylor MCClay
Amazon FashionThe Confessional London LtdRina YangKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Bosch 'Spring Wash'Irresistible FilmsGareth WardKarl Hui / Ben Foat
Jack Eye Jones 'Fire In Your Soul'Kode MediaDavey GilderKarl Hui / Ben Foat
Burger CraftPulse FilmsPeter EllmoreKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
Arnele NappiesM-I-ETheo GarlandKarl Hui / Taylor McClay
BetstarNot To ScaleJonas MortensenKarl Hui / Ben Foat
Marriot Rewards 'Now That's Rewarding'Madame FilmsMattias RudhPeter Bateson / Jenny John Chuan
Nathan Skyes 'Teaser'Agile FilmsSam GoldieMatt Hillier / Marcia Sousa
T-Pain 'Drankin Patna'Bullion ProductionsVanessa WhyteJob Reineke / Andrea Fishburn
H&M 'Sebbe'Good EggAlex BarberLuke Cairns / Andrea Fisburn / Kriss Dallimore
Lily Allen 'Sheezus'My AccompliceSam GoldieRyan Parkins
Oxfam 'Robin Hood 2'Little Island ProductionsHenry BrahamAggie Balogh / Taylor McClay (B Cam)
Arm & Hammer 'True Taste of Clean'A-Vision UKMalcolm McLeanEd Jones

Additional Information

Camera Experience: RED: One, RED MX, Epic, Dragon, Arri Alexa (+, XT), Amira, SONY: EX3/EX1, F3, DSLR 5D/7D, JVC - ARRI: SR3, ARRI 435

Education & Training:

Work Experience at Panavision - 2012 (Also helped out crew on prep floor and in the testing rooms. 2012-2013)

Work Experience at Movietech - February 2012

Met Film School - Oct 2009 to Oct 2011

BA (Hons) Degree in Practical Filmmaking & Cinematography