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Fred Reed

Personal statement

Fred joined Bath Spa University in 2015 after a career in the film industry as a Director of Photography in both live action and stop-frame animation. Over twenty five years, Fred worked through the ranks as a camera assistant and operator, also taking on roles as a first assistant director and stop-frame animator.

He was Director of Photography on the BBC’s Bafta-winning “Robbie the Reindeer” and was nominated for an MTV award for Cinematography for the Radiohead video “There There” and has shot commercials, shorts and 2nd unit on feature films.

Now at Bath Spa as a technical demonstrator, Fred teaches all practical aspects of single-camera filming, from camera operation, lighting (studio and location), sound, editing, production and working with actors.

Academic qualifications

  • Diploma in Film and Animation, Gwent College of Higher Education
  • BTEC Level 3 in Education and Training, City of Bristol College.

Professional qualifications

  • AFHEA (Associate Fellow in Higher Education).

Professional memberships

  • Member - Guild of Television Camera Professionals

Contact Fred about

  • Single camera filming of drama, music videos or interviews
  • Lighting for studio and location
  • Editing in Premiere Pro.

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