Updated: Nov 27, 2022
Keep reminding yourself of Greatness.
Produce 100 SECONDS and then CONFUSION (Omar's Feature Film, get funding)
Learn or start learning Self-Defence/Martial Art over Xmas. Krav Maga or another.
Call and email every single OB company and news network / local station in the UK. I'll get one job for sure. Maybe send CV in post. Make it personal?
Become Associate ACO Member
Meet with Nathan O Kelly and learn to rig/build and use Steadicam
Master distances for focus and lens choice
Play around with DOP Camera control unit. Learn it, take photos, what each button
Practice using and reading Waveforms and Vectorscopes. Make WFM reading second-nature
Join a Diary Service
Take the time to bond with Directors and DoPs (Andy Parkinson)
Learn to use the Ronin 4D at Doctors while I have access to it
Learn to use the track during lunch/after work on Doctors
Call Camera Operators I worked with on Casualty and beyond
Call Production Managers and Producers like Matt McHale (now Senior Producer on Casualty) and Catrin Lewis Defis (Geronimo Producer)
Continue to develop my skillset for Operating
Get into the Guild of British Camera Technicians and ACO