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Richard (Max) Maxwell

Shooting DP/Drone Operator

Richard ‘Max’ Maxwell.

Shooting P/D and drone operator.

Max is a motivated shooting Producer/Director with over 20 years of experience working around the globe and in the UK on a diverse range of productions including, long-term observational documentary projects, specialist factual, presenter lead wildlife programs and format shows. He has experience working in challenging environments from the Amazon to the Artic and an has extensive technical knowledge of camera, drone, mini cams, grip kit, pole cam, location sound recording and lighting. Max has a proven track record of working with presenters, actors and contributors on location as well as managing production teams in the field.

Training Courses.

A2 C of C Drone Certificate

BBC health and safety passport.

Creative Industries Safety Passport (IOSH)

Level 2 Fire safety, Fire warden training.

Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work.

Enhance DBS certificate.

Personal sea survival course.

Awards and Nominations.

Grammy (nominated) Best Long Form Music Video for ‘Coldplay Tour Diary’. Camera/Sound.

BAFTA. ‘Great British Bake Off’ Series 3. Shooting Location Director

Broadcast Awards (nominated) Best Documentary Series. ‘Tribal Wives’. Shooting Director.

RTS Craft Award for Camerawork/Lighting Camerawork. ‘Seaside Rescue 3’. Shooting PD

Broadcast Awards. Best Documentary Series. ‘Terry Pratchett: Living With Alzheimer’s’.

IVCA Clarion Award ‘It’s Not easy Being Green’ BBC2. Shooting Director

RTS. Highly Commended, Documentary Category for ‘Slapps’. Shooting P/D.

Please see my CV for further credits, biography and work experience.

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