Piers Leigh is a London and Bristol-based Director of Photography whose work regularly takes him all over the world. Piers has shot drama, docu-drama, short films, idents, trails and viral campaigns as well as high-end documentaries for both UK and US broadcasters. He has filmed in over 60 countries and in every environment on the planet, from the Arctic to the Antarctic.
With a valid I-Visa enabling him to shoot in the US, over the last 20 years Piers has worked on a wide range of documentary programme styles including travel, observational, reality and interview shows. He has worked with many prominent presenters and has filmed on numerous challenging adventures and expeditions, including trekking and camping plus investigative undercover filming.
Piers is comfortable shooting on film as well as with all HD, 2K and 4K formats and cameras. He owns a full Sony F55 kit with a range of lenses, plus a C300 Mk2 and Letus Helix stabiliser. He has shot on all available cameras and has worked with small documentary teams five-hours by plane from human habitation aswell as with large drama shoots with more than 16 crew members on his team.
He is often asked to film in demanding and extreme conditions including deserts, mountains, jungles, open ocean and ice-waterfalls. He is confident shooting from helicopters and planes with mini-cams and underwater rigs. Piers is happy working in any environment and in any genre, with a wealth of industry contacts
For availability and references please contact Jane Murch at Films @ 59 at the e-mail or telephone numbers given below.
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