The Cameraman is a broadcast video equipment hire company in Johannesburg, South Africa, co-owned and run by Brian Green and Gavin McCulla.
Brian has worked in the industry for 28 years, servicing clients around the globe as a facilitator and operator, including; BBC, Channel 4, CBS, ABC News, Granada Television, Paramount Television, SABC and many others.
He is an international television news and documentary cameraman working on assignments around the globe. He started out as a fireman in the world's hot spots and war zones, shooting news. In recent years he has mostly shot documentaries for blue chip international doccie series such as BBC Storyville and Channel 4 Witness. He has serviced most of the world's major broadcasters, both shooting and facilitating. "I love the speed and urgency of the industry and understand all too well the need for excellently maintained equipment, that is cared for.”
BRIAN GREEN SHOWREEL
Gavin, for over the last 17 years, has complimented The Cameraman's service by providing a faultless bookings platform that accommodates the clients' needs. He goes as far as you need him to go to get the job done, all in a manner, which has become hugely appreciated both by the local and international industry.He has a wealth of knowledge in the technical aspects of the various equipment and is always available and happy to help with any technical queries.
Sandra, who is assisted by Patience, has set the standards of maintenance and condition of equipment to heights that surprise and delight the clients and camera and sound operators alike. They clean, test, repair equipment daily.
We are immensely proud of the products and services that carry The Cameraman's name.
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The Cameraman stocks a wide range of equipment from the popular 4K standard Sony FS7 MrkII, the Canon 5D MrkIII HD to the Sony PMW300 and PXW160 XDCAM 422 HD range, Sony FS700 4K, Panasonic HPX 250 P2 HD, GoPro Hero 4 HD, Sony Z7/Z5 HDV range.
We also carry a range of sound gear from Sound Devices mixers to Lectrosonic multi diversity UHF radio mics and Sennheiser G3's.
We also have the Azden XLR Box for DSLR Rigs, recording straight to camera. Or the Zoom H4N Audio Recorder for external recording.
We stock lightweight dolly and tracks, minijibs, sliders and also some great LED1000AV and LED500AV LED panel lights. We now also have Arri 2.5kva HMi lights.
Sony FS7 MrkII 4k/UHD/HD Camera
Panasonic AJ270 P2 HD Camera
Sony PMW300 XDCAM HD Camera
Sony PXW160 XAVC HD Camera
Sony E-Mount 28-135mm F4 Lens
Atomos Shogun 4K Recorder
GoPro Hero 4 HD Mini Cameras
Canon 24-105mm F4 Lens
Sigma 150-600mm F3.6 Lens
The Cameraman is essentially a 24/7 service dedicated to the clients' production needs.
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