Angus Macfadyen is a highly skilled cameraman with over thirty years of experience in television camerawork and filmmaking. With his own Sony FS7 kit, he specialises in single-camera documentaries, corporate/NGO filmmaking and excels as a versatile camera operator in both live and non-live environments. Angus is also proficient in lighting setups for single-camera shoots and has a deep passion for capturing the movement and choreography of handheld camera shots.
Over the years, Angus has filmed live outside broadcasts of cultural and sporting events, including prestigious occasions such as the Women’s Tennis World Tour, The Olympic Games, The World Athletics Championships, The London Marathon, The Commonwealth Games, and The Open Championships. He has also captured significant moments including presidential visits, The Royal Coronation, and multiple weddings, showcasing his expertise in diverse settings around the world.
Over the past decade, Angus’s work as a HiMo specialist has resulted in iconic images from events such as Wimbledon’s Centre Court and Roland Garros finals. His adaptability is evident as he seamlessly transitions between production requirements, comfortably working with outside broadcast as well as studio crews. His credits include popular shows such as ‘Eastenders,’ ‘MTV,’ ‘Question Time,’ ‘Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush,’ and various studio productions.
In addition to his studio and outside broadcast work, Angus has contributed to award-winning single-camera dramas. He embarked on his career as a cameraman with Thames TV’s long-running series, ‘The Bill,’ followed by BBC’s ‘Casualty’ and ‘Holby City.’ Angus’s expertise extends to capturing scripted stunts and he relishes the challenge of shooting one-off, high-pressure, big-budget sequences.
Angus’s impressive portfolio highlights his ability to excel in testing and hostile environments. He has ventured into famine-struck Southern Sudan during their long-running civil war while working with Save The Children Fund.
“No matter where one works in life, teamwork is absolutely essential. My most career-treasured-experiences have been all the more important and successful for the camaraderie, friendships and sense of family that has developed from these projects” -Angus Macfadyen