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Niall Newport

Drone Operator/ Camera Assistant

Niall has spent his career in a variety of camera roles and although he is an experienced Cameraman for factual genres, Niall’s focus is on Camera Assisting, Drone Operating and assisting with technical rigs including gimbals, vehicles, jibs and cable systems. Niall is used to working in a wide range of environments from large studios with big crews to small teams in extreme outdoor locations. His passion for adventure and the outdoors has led him to film in testing environments including mountain, desert and arctic conditions.

Owns and operates a full Inspire 2 X5s drone kit. Full GH5s time lapsing kit

Skills and Qualifications:

UK drone licence

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Experienced mountaineer and climber, including remote first ascents in Greenland

Extreme cold weather and cold water training completed

Wilderness First Aid trained

2 month volunteering on Shamwari Game Reserve, SA

Motorbike licence and off road riding experience

Credits include BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, Nat Geo/Disney+ and Universal