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Cristina Cretu

Clapper Loader / 2nd AC

Cristina has been working in the industry since 2013 on a range of productions, from low to big budget features and TV dramas to commercials, videos and even art installations. She is comfortable with all digital formats, 35mm and 16mm film. She is curious, adaptable and loves to learn and travel with work.

Full UK Driving Licence|Fluent French , Romanian & Spanish

Feature Films

Production Director of Photography 1st AC / Focus Puller Additional Information
Not Bloody Likely (Camera Tests)Felix WiedemannDavid Agha-Rafei2nd AC - Arricam ST / Alexa LF + Mini / Venice
Frederick Douglass (Artist Film)Nina Kellgren BSCJake Marcuson/Kate Molins2nd AC Dailies - Arricam LT+ST
Girl UntitledHelene Louvart / Mike Eley BSCKate Molins2nd AC A Cam - Amira
Six Minutes to MidnightChris SeagerRory Moles2nd AC Dailies - Alexa Mini
State of the UnionMike Eley BSCRichard Jakes2nd AC Dailies - Alexa XT
Johnny English 3 (2nd Unit)Philip BlaubachGraham Martyr2nd AC A Cam - Alexa Mini
Dumbo (MoCo Unit)Ben Davis (MoCo: Ashley Palin)Graham Martyr2nd AC - Alexa Mini
Solo 'A Star Wars Story'Bradford Young ASC Jake Marcuson/Phil Smith/Julia Green2nd AC Dailies - Alexa 65+ Mini
PeterlooDick Pope BSCGraham Martyr2nd AC C CAM - Alexa XT
The Favourite (Pick Ups)Robbie Ryan BSC ISCGraham Martyr2nd AC - Arriflex 435 + Arricam LT
Solo 'A Star Wars Story' (Camera Tests)Bradford Young ASCPhil Smith /Julia Green2nd AC - Alexa 65+ Mini + Arricam ST+LT
Mary MagdaleneGreig Fraser ASC ACSBoris Abaza2nd AC C Cam - Alexa 65
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Pick Ups)Greig Fraser ASC ,ACSPhil Smith / Dermot Hickey2nd AC B Cam - Alexa 65
Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryGreig Fraser ASC ACSJake Marcuson/Derrick Peters/Henry LandgrebeTrainee Main Unit / 2nd AC Dailies - Alexa 65
Deep WaterEric GaultierJake MarcusonTrainee C Cam - Aaton Penelope + Arricam LT
Bastille DayTim Maurice-JonesJakes Marcuson/Phil Hardy/Chaz Lyon/Boris AbazaTrainee Main Unit / 2nd AC Dailies - Alexa XT+Red Epic
'71Tat RadcliffeTim Potter/Steven GardnerCamera Trainee - Alexa XT + Arri 416
Maleficent (Addtl. Photography)Mick Coulter BSCStephen Lee (Vid.Op)Video Assist
The Theory of EverythingBenoit DelhommeNick Keneally (Vid. Op)Video Assist Dailies
The Selfish GiantMike Eley BSCIwan Prys ReynoldsCamera Runner Dailies

TV / Drama

Production Director of Photography 1st AC / Focus Puller Additional Information
Four Weddings & a FuneralGavin Finney / Stijn Van Der VekenPhil Smith / Alex Howe2nd AC Dailies - Alexa Mini
Gold DiggerJP GossartLuke Cairns2nd AC Dailies - Alexa 65
CheatEd RutherfordPiotr Perlinski2nd AC A Cam Dailies - Alexa Mini
Vanity FairEd RutherfordJulia Green2nd AC Dailies - Alexa Mini
The Tunnel : VengeanceDale McCready / Sam CarePiotr Perlinski2nd AC B Cam - Alexa Mini + Varicam35+LT
SplitDale McCready Dan Shoring2nd AC B Cam - Alexa Mini
Black Mirror 'Hated in the Nation'Lukas StrebelJonny Garwes2nd AC Gran Canaria Unit - RED EPIC
HalcyonJP Gossart / Toby MooreNathan Mann / Jacob Barrie / Piotr Perlinski2nd AC Dailies - Alexa Plus+Mini
The Tunnel: SabotageBen Kracun/Sam Care/Christophe NuyensSam Smith/Jonny GarwesTrainee / 2nd AC C Cam - Alexa
CucumberJake Polonsky/Dale McCreadySteven Gardner/Tristan Haley/Piotr PerlinskiTrainee / 2nd AC B Cam - RED Epic
Jonathan Strange & Mr NorrellLukas Strebel/Stephan PehrssonSteven Gardner/Piotr PerlinskiTrainee/2nd AC Dailies - RED Epic
The Thirteenth TaleJP GossartSteven Gardner/Piotr PerlinskiCamera Trainee Dailies - Alexa

Commercials

Production Production Company Director of Photography Focus Puller / 1st AC
VANS 'DIY Punk Scene London'SomesuchShabier KirchnerJordan SakaiAaton XTR/Alexa Mini/Bolex
'Double Check' CampaignOutsiderWill Bex Cristina CretuAlexa Mini
DHL 'The Tour Before The Tour'OutsiderWill BexJessie BroughAlexa Mini
BBC Comic ReliefOutsiderWill BexJessie BroughAlexa Mini
JAGUAR 'The Leap'1st Ave MachineWill BexJessie BroughAlexa Mini
Nike 720FriendJames HenryNeil FlahertyAlexa Mini
Adidas Core SS20AprilMayMax BrillKate MolinsAlexa Mini
Visa Women's World Cup SaatchiAnnette RemlerJulia Green RED Dragon
SAM SMITH 'Dancing With a StrangerMoxieWill BexJessie BroughAlexa Mini
Vauxhall 'Trading Trades'Agile FilmsTheo GarlandJake MarcusonAlexa Mini
Jo Malone 'Lavander'CLM / Padbury ProductionsJames HenryNeil FlahertyArri 416
Drake 'Nonstop'Clouded VisionTheo Skudra/Isaac EastgateKarl Hui / Jerry PradonArri 416 + SR3
Star Wars Theme Park CommercialLucas FilmOlly LoncraineJake MarcusonAlexa 65
Globalcom 'Dig Deep and Step In'Nice ShirtMathieu PlainfosseJessie BroughDXL
NATWEST Online BankingC4 'The Outfit'Matt WicksKate Molins / Thomas NicholsonAlexa Mini x 3
Jo Malone 'Magic and Mayhem'CLM / Padbury ProductionsJames HenryNeil FlahertyArri 416
Tyde Levi 'Gold Chains'AcademyMathieu PlainfosseJessie BroughAlexa Mini
Coca Cola 'The Last Piece'Madam FilmsCallan GreenJulia Green Alexa Mini
Jo Malone 'World of Film'CLMJames HenryNeil FlahertyAlexa Mini
Snickers Rap BattleBiscuit FilmworksLasse FrankJake Marcuson / Jeremy FuscoAlexa Mini x2
ATO 'Monster' Pick UpsZhang + KnightRuben Woodin DechampsCristina CretuAmira
Johnson and Johnson 'Why Cotton'Madam Callan GreenJulia Green Alexa Mini
Sam Henshaw 'How Does it Feel'CompulsoryRuben Woodin DechampsJack ExtonArri 416
Grace Carter 'Saving Grace'Forever PicturesGiuseppe FavaleJack ExtonAlexa Mini
The Steadfast Tin SoldierPadbury ProductionsJames HenryNeil FlahertyAlexa Mini x2
BBC 'Snatches' Women's MonologuesBBCVanessa WhyteSophie WilsonAlexa Mini
NOWNESS 'True Black'SomesuchKrzysztof TrojnarCristina CretuAlexa Mini
BT Summer SaleAMVBBDOPeter BathurstNeil FlahertyAlexa Mini
'Ear for Eye'Royal Court Theatre / Fiona LampteyJoel HoneywellKate Molins / Eve CareñoAmira x 2
Mellah 'Cigarette Lighter'PrettybirdRuben Woodin DechampsCristina CretuAlexa Mini
Britain's Got Talent 'Entertaining Royalty'ITV CreativeWill BexJessie BroughAlexa Mini+DV+Super8
NIKE 'Nothing Beats A Londoner'RIFF RAFFRina YangKate MolinsArri 416
Dyson SupersonicAnalogue FolkWanessa WhyteBen CurranAlexa Mini
Rolls Royce Ghost MY18Mill+David WrightJessie BroughAlexa Mini
ShellUnit 9 FilmsPeter BathurstNeil FlahertyPhantom
Spotify 'Jorja Smith Brit Awards'Mill+Rina YangKate MolinsAlexa Mini
Peace 'Power' PromoAgile FilmsOliver FordKate MolinsAlexa Mini
Vogue Promo 'Getting to know GUGU'Vogue Vanessa WhyteRyan ParkinsAlexa Mini+DV+Super8
Carling 'Kings of the Sky'SomesuchRobbie Ryann/aAlexa Mini
Samsung 'In Life - Tough Mudder'Resistance PartnersDaniel TrappJulia GreenAlexa Mini
ADIDAS 'Predator DFB'SKUNKWill BexJessie BroughAlexa Mini
Knorr 'Wild and Free'Fat LemonPeter BathurstNeil FlahertyAlexa Mini
House of Fraser 'Bring Merry Back' OnlineMoxie PicturesWill BexCristina CretuAlexa Mini
Django Django 'TicTacToe' Greatcoat FilmsRobbie Ryann/aArri416
King Nun 'Hung Around'PartizanRuben Woodin DechampsMichael HobdellAlexa Mini
NEXT 'Pay'Red MulletChris ClarkeMichael HobdellAlexa Mini
ASDA 'Produce' Saatchi&SaatchiKatie SwainJacob BarrieAlexa Mini
Rolling Stones 'Fans of London' 2AM FilmsEd LinsleyHenry LandgrebeAlexa Mini
Steelcase Frame 4 Angelic FilmsDagmar ScheilbenreifKarl HuiAlexa Mini
O2 'ON US' (Trainee)Blink / Colonel BlimpJaime Feliu TorresTrevor Henen /Matt Wright
Lloyds Test RogueJaime Feliu TorresTristan Haley

Short Films

Production Director of Photography 1st AC / Focus Puller Additional Information
A Drop Of AmbitionNuria PerezCristina CretuDir: Emma Attwood / Deli SegalAlexa Mini
Trap HouseRuben Woodin DeschampsCristina CretuDir: Nick Marq Alexa Mini
If Love HurtsDeepa KeshvalaCristina CretuDir: Pete GiblinAlexa Mini
Alien CultureJ. Wakayama CareyKate MolinsDir: Iesh ThaparArri 416
DRUMRobbie RyanCristina CretuDir: Hayley WilliamsArri 416
LITTLE HARDVanessa WhyteCristina CretuDir: Bel Powley / Alice FelgateAlexa Mini
AlegnaDavid WrightVlassis SkoulisDir: Fraser RiggArri 416
Border PatrolJustin LittonCristina CretuStudent Oscars Foreign Film NomineeArri Alexa
DogspottingNick EverettCristina CretuFilm4 Scene Stealers Competition

Additional Information

Camera Familiarity:  

Digital: ARRI ALEXA: 65, LF, XT, MINI, AMIRA. RED: ONE, EPIC, DRAGON, WEAPON. SONY: F55, Venice. Panavision DXL. Range of DSLRs/ GOPROs and Blackmagic Pocket.
Film: ARRIFLEX: 435, 235, 416, SR3. ARRICAM: ST, LT. Aaton XTR. BOLEX

Training & Education:

2013 Skillset Craft & Tech Camera Trainee // 2013 PADI Open Water Diver // 2012 Film4 Internship // 2011 BA (Hons) Cinema & Photography. Leeds University