Hello! 

I'm Laura Jane Buchanan, a newly established AC & camera operator for Film and Television around Glasgow, and a 1:1 graduate of Film and Media from The University of Stirling. I am currently working towards a career in cinematography for drama and documentary features, with a fantastic start as Director of Photography for the BBC Scotland documentary, The Bad Guy (Coming Soon!). I also offer videography services for corporate events and photography for live music events and on-set/BTS for films. 

Qualifications

1:1 BA Honours Degree in Film and Media Production
The University of Stirling 2014-2018
Grade A in HNC Digital Photography 
New College Lanarkshire 2013-2014 
IOSH Working Safely Certificate
Pheonix HSE 2019
Full Clean Driving License 
Since 2012
Credits & Experience

- 2019 -
Assistant Camera with Daemon Films for Kakerlak Danish short film
2nd Assistant Camera with LS Productions for Twitter Scotland documentary
2nd Assistant Camera with Claret & Blue Films for The Neolith short film
Director of Photography with D14 Productions for The Bad Guy documentary  
- 2018 -
Camera Trainee with Somesuch for the production of Collusion 
Camera Operator with Red Sky Productions for Straight Talking (Pilot)
Camera Operator with The R&A for filming of the R&A Golf Qualifiers 2018
Runner/Driver with Reuters for After the Fall Documentary
Content Creator/manager with Paths for All 
Driver/Location Assistant with Lion Television for Homes Under the Hammer
- 2017 -
Digital Video Intern with Paths for All
Camera Operator with Journey Pictures for The Red Hot Chili Pipers Documentary
- 2016 -
Runner/researcher with Tern Television for Best Laid Plans

Kit Experience

RED Dragon (Assisted)
RED Monstro (Assisted)
RED Gemeni (Operated & Assisted)
Arri Alexa Mini (Assisted)
Sony FS7 (Operated)
Canon XF305 (Operated)
Black Magic 4k (Operated)


My personal gear includes a Nikon D750 DSLR, Various Nikon & Tamron Lenses, a DJI Mavic Pro drone, a Go Pro Hero 5 and Various stabilisers & gimbal tools
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