Will Churchill – DOP and Polecam Owner Operator

Polecam were lucky enough to catch up with busy Polecam Owner Operator and DOP – Will Churchill. Will’s latest adventure took him to the depths of Egypt where he was working with the NatGeo/BBC team on location in Luxor and Cairo amongst other and more remote shoot locations. No stranger to extreme and challenging conditions, […]

80th Hahnenkamm Men’s Ski World Cup – Kitzbühel 2020

The world’s most notorious, dangerous, blood-curdling downhill racecourse for men, called the “Streif””(or the “Stripe”) was the challenge for an international roster of top athletes and camera crews alike, for an incredible weekend of breath taking ski racing which happens every year. Hahnenkamm (translates to “Rooster’s Comb”), a mountain in the ski resort town of […]

FishFace is in the water again

John Gillan of JGBroadcast Jibs Ltd lands the catch of the day with Polecam’s Fishface. Seen in action at the inaugural ISL (International Swimming League) competition final in Las Vegas. ‘The shots from the Fishface received much praise indeed from the event’s production staff’ said John. John GillanJG Broadcast Jibs LtdPolecam/ Jimmy Jib/ Wirecam ServicesEmail: […]

The NOT Geneva Motor show

Anyway, the old Corona Virus put a pretty big spanner in the works of the Geneva Motor show this year. It got cancelled 24 hours before I was due to fly out there for McLaren. They quickly re-arranged the presentation to take place at their Woking HQ. My Polecam got shipped back in double quick […]

Drone NO – Polecam YES!

John Gillan of JG Broadcast Jibs Ltd records new series of ‘Secrets of your Supermarket Food’ on Channel 5 starting 19th March. Repeated establishing shots shot on Sony FS5 camera and 6m Polecam. ‘The previous series establishing shots were filmed using a drone but it was not allowed to fly one at this location’ says […]

Focused Motion back in Action

Hi there Polecam. Greetings from across the pond. First job since Covid 19 shutdown. Shooting a graduation with distancing. Polecam is the best way to get the camera in play and stay away.Shooting Sony Z90 with 2 FS5s. Steve Rauschfocused motionsteve@focusedmotion.comTel: 605.321.5009

Muse – before Lockdown!

Mark Hughes sent us this pic from the latest Muse tour just before lockdown. A 7th Heaven Polecam (8m) with a AJA Rovocam and the Polecam SuperSMPTE fibre system on a ProPack. Thanks Mark, and let’s hope you get back to work soon.