RYAN BENTON – CV

FREELANCE CAMERA OPERATOR AND EDITOR

+64 27 202 4000
ryza.benton@gmail.com
www.ryanbenton.nz

Experience

2016 – CURDOP / EDITOR / PRODUCERRASTRICK MEDIA NZ
2019 – CURCAMERA OP / NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRSWARNER BROS. DISCOVERY
2019 – CURDOP / EDITOR / MOTION GFX – TRAINING AND PROMOiDD – DIGITAL DENTISTRY
2022CAMERA OP – INT NEWS COVERAGE (APEC, ASEAN WORLD SUMMITS)SOUTH EAST ASIA
2022CAMERA OP –  GENERATION COVID (DOCO)DISCOVERY TV3
2022CAMERA OP – SOCIAL CAMPAIGN (PATHWAY 2 GREATNESS)2DEGREES
2022CAMERA OP –  NZ AND AUS PM BILATERAL (AUSTRALIA)NEWSHUB
2021DOP – SOCIAL CAMPAIGN – AUTODESKONEPOST
2021DOP / EDITOR – TV COMMERCIAL and SOCIALFOREST AND BIRD
2021DOP / EDITOR – ONLINE (VARIOUS PROJECTS)MPI.GOVT.NZ
2020CAMERA OP – PICK UP – PATRICK GOWER ON LOCKDOWN (DOCO)RUCKUS MEDIA
2020DOP / EDITOR – TV COMMERCIAL and SOCIALFOREST AND BIRD
2019DOP / EDITOR – TV COMMERCIAL and SOCIALFOREST AND BIRD
2018DOP / EDITOR – TV COMMERCIAL and SOCIALFOREST AND BIRD
2017DOP / EDITOR / MOTION GFX –  SOCIAL CAMPAIGNBLACK+DECKER
2017DOP / EDITOR – TV COMMERCIAL and SOCIALFOREST AND BIRD
2017CAMERA OP / EDITOR – WEB SERIES (JAX HAX – Jax Hamilton Chef)CAT HOUSE FILMS
2016CAMERA OP –  NEWS AND LIVE OB SPORTS COVERAGECTV
2016CAMERA OP – MUSIC VIDEO (STONEHURST)CAT HOUSE FILMS
2016DOP / EDITOR – FROM SCRAP TO SCULPTURES (WEB DOCO)SHAUN RENNELL
2016 – 18EDITOR –  VARIOUS PROJECTSFLASHWORKS MEDIA

Equipment Experience 

Cinema Cameras: Blackmagic, Sony FSx, Sony FXx, Sony F55 and Sony F5
      DJI Ronin and Easy Rig Stabilizers

Broadcast Cameras: Panasonic P2 ENG and Sony ENG (Live and TV Broadcast)
          Live U, Lighting and Field Audio

Post Production: DaVinci Resolve, Avid, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop

Personal Gear List: (Available for Hire)

  • Sony CineAlta F55 with Shoulder Rig (PL, Nikon and Metabones EF Mount)
  • Sony CineAlta F5 (4K Upgrade) with Shoulder Rig (PL Mount)
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4k with Cage and Top Handle
  • DZO Pictor Cine Zoom T2.8 20-55mm and 50-125mm (PL or EF Mount)
  • Rode Audio (Lapel and XLR Transmitters and Receivers)
  • Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 (EF Mount)
  • Tokina 11-16mm (EF Mount)
  • DJI Ronin-S
  • EasyRig Minimax
  • Aputure LS 300x with Dome II and Mini Dome
  • Tripods and Grip
  • Fleckies
  • Editing PC – 6K (DaVinci with Speed Editor, Adobe Cloud) – Can work Remotely

Certificates

  • Situational Awareness (Conflict and Emergency Management) – Field Broadcast
  • HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training) – 2022
  • Diploma Digital Film and TV – Southern Institute of Technology 2017
  • Certificate Film & TV –  Weltec 2004

Awards

  • Finalist – NZTV Awards 2022 – Best News Coverage (Sea Level Rise – Newshub) Camera Op
  • Discovery TV3 – Camera Operator of the Year 2019 (Wellington – News)