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Over years I have worked with major broadcast and production companies

Camera Operator - DP - Director - Editor - Producer - Photographer

THE WILD THINGS

Cwmni Da for Channel 4

Christopher Ellery - Macro & Stop Motion Camera Operator

Synopsis

Britain's landscape has changed dramatically over the last 50 years with wild plants disappearing and strange new plants becoming familiar. Wild Things reveals how plants offer an understanding of changing wildlife.​

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www.plantlife.org.uk/roadverge

with celebrity support from

Alan Titchmarsh & BBC CountyFile Ellie Harrison

​​Film Commissioned by Plantlife & featured on BBC Countryfile

Christopher Ellery - Camera Operator/Editor

Justina Simpson - Producer

Andy Byfield - Plantlife Founder/The Guardian Columnist

ROAD VERGE CAMPAIGN

             

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National Awareness Campaign
Macular Degeneration, Macular Society

Film commissioned by Macular Society & Vivo Edge

Christopher Ellery - Camera Operator/DP/Editor

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Campaign endorsed by

Prime Minister David Cameron

"The Macular Socity latest campaign is indeed an innovative and fresh endeavor to help reduce tobacco use and i wish the campaign every success in achieving its goal." 

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Plantlife Nature Reserves

Plantlife has 23 nature reserves across the UK covering more than 4,500 acres

20th Anniversary Film Commissioned by Plantlife

Andy Byfield - Plantlife Founder/The Guardian Columnist

Christopher Ellery - Camera/Producer/DP/Editor

HRH The Prince of Wales

Plantlife patron

Coronation Meadows project was launched to celebrate the Queen's 60th Coronation Anniversary, Prince Charles meets the Plantlife team.

 

Partners The Wildlife Trusts, Rare Breeds Survival Trust

Commissioned by Plantlife

Dan Merrett - Plantlife Project Manager

Christopher Ellery - Plantlife Photographer

www.plantlife.org.uk/Queen's 60th Anniversary

 

 

Beauty of the British Coast

Justina Simpson - itv newsreader/presenter

Powell Strong - Marine Biologist

Christopher Ellery - Camera/DP/Director

Adam Bennell - Camera Assistant

 

Joint conservation project capturing unique nightvision footage of birthing grey seals and exploring the perilous first few weeks of grey seal pups life on the Pembrokeshire coast.​

with support from Sea Trust, Ocean Lab, Fishguard Harbour

 

FERN

Brand new show

Freelance Camera Operator and Editor Cactus TV for Channel 5 Fern Britton​

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"Future of the Bar Symposium"

Video Commissioned by the General Council of the Bar

Christopher Ellery - Filmed and Edited

 

 

 

The General Council of the Bar, commonly known as the Bar Council,

is the professional association for barristers in England and Wales. Established in 1894

 

 

 

featured speakers

Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions​

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Law, Treasurer of Inner Temple

Nicholas Green QC, Chairman of the Bar Council

 The Baroness Deech DBE

The Rt Hon the Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice

The Rt Hon Lord Justice Etherton, President of the Council of the Inns of Court

 

 

 

Insta Mosevatnet, Norway

Six year passion project, studying the environmental impact of global warming on glaciers, filmed October 2016 with a planned return in 2022

 

 

 

Before I became a Filmmaker

Worked as an electrician at Crown House Electrical Engineering, Special Projects Division - Sellafield Nuclear Power station, with the love and support of my family, I then decided to pursue my passion a career in filmmaking, created a small video production company within a couple of years I picked up multiple national awards for my wedding films, filming the weddings of England Rugby players, Premier League Footballer, Hollywood Actress/Model, itv News Reader and Producer for No1 Daytime TV show This Morning, during this amazing period I filmed weddings all over Europe. As well as stunning UK venues The Ritz, Dorchester, Highclere Castle (aka Downton Abbey) and the world famous landmark Tower of London

 

 

Janine Craig, model/actress

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Emma

2010 Commissioned by Janine to film her big day to Luca at the stunning Bamburgh Castle in Northumbria

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2008 Amanda & Jason Rabbow

Commissioned by underwater cameraman Jason to film his marriage to Amanda, the film I created was picked up by itv Producer, as it featured Alexandra Burke singing first dance, Alexandra had just won Simon Cowell's XFactor with a stunning duet with Beyoncé

Jason & Amanda Wedding

Xfactor Beyoncé and Alexandra Burke

Moving story of survival by Amanda Rabbow, 2004 Boxing Day, Tsunami

 

 

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2009 Kerry Burch, itv This Morning - Producer

"I was completely blown away by the quality of your work, being a TV producer myself, I can be a little fussy sometimes when it comes to video production. But without doubt your wedding films are head and shoulders above anything else I have seen"

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What made this very special Kerry's fiancé Robert Burch, Sheffield Wednesday Goalkeeper surprised girlfriend, itv Producer with a Valentine's Day proposal live on the No1 day time show in the UK, This Morning, shortly after Kerry commissioned myself to film her big day. 

This Morning Surprise Proposal

Kerry & Robert's Wedding

Justina Simpson, itv Wales - News Presenter

2010 Commissioned by Justina to film her wedding to Marcus, this was the start of a wonderful working relationship, working together on many wildlife and conservation projects, featured on BBC Countryfile, BBC News and Plantlife.

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Justina Simpson itv newsreader
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​Special thank you to BBC Claire Summers and itv Wales News Team