My Experience and Areas Of Work

Having been freelance for many years I have been fortunate to travel and work extensively within the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 

Single camera lighting and operating although I am equally busy now with multi camera outside broadcast and studio. I work regularly for most broadcasters in the UK and many corporate clients. Extensive experience working on live broadcasting both multi camera and news via satellite trucks, self op Ranger trucks and self op LiveU 4G transmitters. 

Lots of music experience operating hand held on stage, long lens and tracking camera front of stage including 
The Charlatans, James, Martha Reeves, Tom Jones, Manic Street Preachers, Lou Reed, The Pretenders, Anthrax, K.T.Tunstall,
Sister Sledge, Franz Ferdinand, Turin Brakes and many more. Multiple series programmes for BBC operating Sony F55's,
Arri Amira's and Mini's with artists including Adam Cohen, The McCrary Sisters, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Kris Kristoffersen. 

I have lit and shot interviews with many musicians, actors and politicians including Sir Elton John, Travis, Sharleen Spiteri, Edwyn Collins, John Peel, Richard E Grant, Sir Richard Attenborough, Bill Forsyth, Sir Sean Connery, Peter Brook, Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg plus many more. 

I own a fully equipped Sony FS7 camera kit including an extensive set of prime and zoom lenses, Wally dolly and 4 metres of track, lots of LED and tungsten lighting and sound kit. Canon 5D MK3 and lenses. Macbook Pro with card readers and Lacie rugged hard drives for transferring and backing up rushes on site. I provide a VW Transporter crew vehicle as well as a Landrover with four wheel drive, mud terrain tyres and underbody protection.

Fully insured for Public Liability (Ten Million pounds) via BECTU, clean current driving licence.

Single camera lighting/ DOP projects include -

Superstar with Andrew Lloyd Webber - ITV (Network entertainment series)      

X - Factor -  A Winners' Journey - ITV (Network entertainment series)

Britains Best Dish -  ITV (Network entertainment series)    

Taste The Nation - ITV (Network entertainment series)

Daybreak - ITV (Network breakfast programme) 

Lorraine - ITV (Network morning programme) 

One Man and his Dog with Matt Baker - BBC (Network series)

Teacher of the Year Awards - BBC (Network) 

Interview with Ex President of Iran and Jon Snow - ITN (Two camera interview for Channel 4  News) 

The Diamond Queen - Andrew Marr - BBC (Network documentary) 

Remaking the Royals - ITN (Network documentary)  

A Special Relationship BBC2 NI (Documentary)

Beechgrove Garden - BBC (BBC Scotland Gardening Series)

Trainspotting 2 Premiere (Red carpet interviews broadcast live for ABC Network) 

Car SOS - Channel 4 (Network entertainment series) 

Bible Boys - BBC Alba (Ob Doc series)

Photographs © Stan Leech