“Tell It To The Bees”

Walk on rickshaw

I have recently been shooting Steadicam on feature “Tell It To The Bees” currently filming in Scotland. The step on rickshaw was used extensively for fast tracking shots with a hard and soft mounted Steadicam as well as for hand held work.

Feature Film “Gold” shoots with rickshaw

Standard Rickshaw
The crew of feature film “Gold” have been shooting with the rickshaw in Leeds and Bradford this week.

“Home From Home” in The Lakes

Currently shooting Steadicam for BBC comedy series “Home From Home” which is filming in the Lake District.

Safe House 2 shoots with rickshaw

The rickshaw has recently been out with the crew from the second series of police drama “Safe House”, which has been filming around Merseyside and Cheshire.
Balloon wheels helped to smooth out tracking shots over waste ground.

Bobby Moore drama shoot

I have recently been shooting Steadicam on ITV’s new drama series “Tina & Bobby” chronicling the life of England and West Ham football legend Bobby Moore and his childhood sweetheart Tina Dean.

Alf saddles up.

Steadicam supremo Alf Tramontin climbed aboard the cycle rickshaw this week for series two of police drama “No Offence”.  To shoot a BMX chase sequence, Alf used the step on/off rickshaw attached to the bike. With his rig hard mounted and underslung he was able to shoot dramatic low angle fast paced coverage

Rickshaw Snow Chase

Just completed Steadicam work on a new feature film adaptation of “Heidi” starring Bill Nighy and Emilia Fox. In order to film a fast paced snow chase, the step on/off rickshaw was configured for two wheel mode with the rig hard mounted and under slung.

Steadicam on Coronation Street Live


I have had the privilege of working with the camera team on this week’s live episode of Coronation St., alongside fellow Steadicam operators Dave Carey and John Taylor. It was an exhilarating and technically challenging shoot for cast and crew alike.

Simon Wood shoots with Step On/Off Rickshaw

Steadicam operator Simon Wood had the step on/off rickshaw on the cobbles of Coronation Street this week on the promo shoot for the upcoming Corry live episode in September. Shooting with the Arri 435 and his Nexus rig, he had to track backwards down a cobbled alleyway ahead of running actors. He configured the rickshaw for two wheel mode, with balloon tyres and seat to smooth out the cobbles.

European Games – Baku 2015

Just returned from covering the first European Games staged in Baku, Azerbaijan.