No… definitely can't afford that… or that..!
26 February 2015
To BVE (‘Broadcast Video Expo’) at London Excel, No.1 tech show for anyone in contemporary TV and film. Here’s Andy Jones with one of a good few cameras Maritime Films UK probably won’t be buying, not without winning the Lottery. The show is brilliantly organized with friendly follow-up to make sure you’re coming, occasional checks on your badge to clock what stands you’ve tried, and plenty of food outlets to restore morale. And why would you need to do that…? Well, every time you go to one of these shows, everyone around you looks a) more competent b) more commissioned c) more funded to buy gear and d) more knowledgeable about… well, just about everything! But there are some wonderful goodies, boys’ toys à go-go. Had to tear myself away from a beautiful Canon HD camera…very sweet… yum yum…
Rob is a TV producer, reporter and camera operator with 30 years’ experience at the BBC, Channel 4 and ITN, in news, factual and documentary production. He is a four times award winner, whose awards include a coveted Royal Television Society award for his work on Channel 4 News. His association with The Maritime Foundation goes back to 1995, when he won the first Desmond Wettern Maritime Media Award for a series of reports that led to a major documentary on the loss of the bulk carrier Derbyshire.
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