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James Ray-Leary

Grip NVQ 2 Certified

James has experience working on feature films, TV dramas, commercials and promos. complete with an extensive list of equipment available for hire.

Feature Films

Production Director of Photography Position
Infinite Mauro FioreGrip
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2nd Unit) Lorenzo SenatoreGrip
Come AwayJules O'Loughlin Grip
Fisherman's FriendsSimon TindallGrip
Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindlewald(2nd Unit)Jean-Phillipe GossartGrip
Johnny English 3Florian HoffmeisterGrip Dailies
Dead in a Week: or your Money BackLuke BryantGrip
Death of StalinZac NicholsonGrip
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar ChildrenBruno DelbonnelGrip
Bastille Day (2nd Unit)Alan StewartGrip
In The Heart Of The SeaAnthony Dod MantleGrip- Additional Photography
Stabat Matah (UK/Israel)Talia Gal'onKey Grip (UK)
Woman In Black - Angel Of DeathGeorge Steel Grip
MortdecaiFlorian HoffmeisterGripDailies
Paddington BearErik WilsonGripDailies
Cinderella (2nd Unit)Haris ZambarloukosGrip
Jack Ryan - Shadow Recruit (2nd Unit)Haris ZambarloukosGrip
Maleficent (2nd Unit)Dean SemierGripDailies
The DoubleErik WilsonB Camera Grip
Two Days In The Smoke Bruce MelhuishKey Grip
Snow White And The Huntsman Greig FraserGripDailies
Last PassengerAngus HudsonGrip
Now Is GoodErik WilsonGrip Dailies
47 RoninJohn MathiesonGripDailies
Jack The Giant SlayerNewton Thomas SigelGrip
Les Bien Aimes (France/UK)Rémy ChevrinGrip (UK)
Pirates Of The Caribbean 'On Stranger Tides'Dariusz WolskiBest Boy Grip
Wuthering HeightsRobbie RyanGrip Dailies
Ra1Grip Dailies
Hard Boiled SweetsSara DeaneGrip
AbyssMartin TestarGrip Dailies
The Special Relationship (TV Movie)Barry AckroydB Camera Grip
7th DimensionTim WoosterGrip

TV / Drama

Production Director of Photography Position
The Witcher S2Romaine Lacourbas/ JP Gossart/ Terry StaceyGrip
Glass HousesAndy HollisGrip
Gangs of London Matt FlanneryGrip
Jack Ryan S2Richard Rutkowski/Patrick MurguiaGrip
His Dark MaterialsVarious Grip
Black Mirror: Black MuseumPeter RobertsonGrip
Black Mirror: Metalhead Aaron MortonGrip
The Durrells 2Sam Renton / Damian BromleyGrip
Drifters S4Luke BryantGrip
Black Mirror 'Hated in the Nation'Luke BryantGrip
DeliciousJaime CairneyGrip
The Crown S1 (Netflix)Adriano GoldmanB Camera Grip
Downton AbbeyDavid RaedaekerGrip Dailies
Code of a KillerMatt GrayB Camera Grip
GTA Academy USA - Series 4VariousGrip
SpotlessTony MillerGrip Dailies
The RoyalsNick DanceGrip Dailies
GlueUrszula Pontikos / Stuart BentleyGrip Dailies
National Geographic - Robots 3DMike Slee / Sean Phillips ASCCrane Grip
GT Academy USA - Season 3VariousGrip
Doc Martin VISimon ArcherGrip
Game Of Thrones 3Matthew Jensen / Jonathan FreemanGrip Raven Unit
Game Of Thrones 3 Sam McCurdy / PJ DillonCrane Grip Dragon Unit
GT Academy USA - Season 2VariousGrip
A Mother's SonTim PalmerB Camera Grip
GT Academy USA - Season 1VariousGrip
LewisChris O'DellGrip Dailies
Waking The DeadAndrei Austin / Mike SpraggGrip Dailies
WhitechapelDavid OddGrip Dailies

Commercials / Promos

Title Production Position
DW Sports Hatch London Grip
Quaker OatsHatch London Grip
DW SportsHatch London- DOP Ray MoodyGrip
Kelly's Ice CreamFat Lemon- DOP Ray CoatesGrip
BMW Pretzel FilmsGrip
Kellogg's 'Ancient Legends'TVC 2016 - DOP Martin TestarGrip
Ladbrokes 'In Play'TVC 2016 - DOP Luke BryantGrip
Dunlop 'BTCC'TVC 2016 - DOP Richard OsborneGrip
Rimmel 'Brow'TVC 2016 - DOP Ed GibbsGrip
VitalityTVC - 2014Grip
Hunter Boots x 2TVC - 2014Grip
Plan B - FirePromo - 2012Grip
Apple - APRTVC - 2012Grip
Florence & The MachinePromo - 2011Grip
Lucozade - The ArrivalTVC - 2011Grip
Sky - The Better EffectTVC - 2011Grip
Moving Brands - Apple iPadTVC - 2010Grip
Nike - 6.0TVC - 2009Grip
Lacoste - LegendsTVC - 2009Grip
Nissan - QuasqaiTVC - 2009Grip


Grip Equipment Hire List - Static Mounts - • 2x Ronford Tall Tripods • 2x Ronford Short Tripods • 1x Hi Hat • 2x Tri-Hats • Steadybags • Cinesaddle • Low Rocker Track - • 10x 8ft Moy Track • 1x 6ft Moy Track • 2x 4ft Moy Track • 1x 2ft Moy Track • 1x Moy Track Run-Up Dollies - • 1x Matthews Doorway Dolly (available with Track Wheels) • 1x Skateboard Dolly • Chapman/Fisher Dollies can be arranged Sliders - • 1x 5ft Ronford Slider • 1x 3ft Ronford Slider • 1x 2ft Ronford Slider Bazooka Kit - • 1x Bazooka Kit (Base with modular Bazooka Risers 3”-14”) • 1x Ronford Modular Bazooka Base (with tracking wheels) • 2x Moy-Boss Adaptor • 1x Large GF Gas Bazooka Riser • 1x Small GF Gas Bazooka Riser • 1x 3-Way Leveller • 1x Panther Offset 4-way Leveller • 2x Ronford Rotating Offsets Rigging Kit - • Twin Tube Paddlemount • 1x SSE Universal Car Rig Kit (Bonnet and Door Mounts) • 5/8” Rigging Kit • Various Scaffold Adaptors/Mounts • Various Suction/Limpet Mounts Wood - • Wedges • Paganinis • 12” Camera Boxes • 18” Camera Boxes • Appleboxes