Mitch Bligh

Camera Operator,Jimmy Jib

Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

This CV may be kept on file and distributed for employment purposes.

Profile

Mitch is an experienced camera operator (handheld, ped, hothead, Movi) who specialises in Jimmy Jib operation. 

His experience covers LIVE TV in OB  & studio situations as well as PSC & 4K formats. He enjoys the creative aspect of his job along with the teamwork element, particularly in the live environment.

(Movi M15 & Octocopter owner/operator)

Selected Credits

Red Bull "Can You Make It?"Light EntertainmentCTV OBJimmy Jib
Studio Show
Project CatwalkLight EntertainmentShine
for Sky1
Jimmy Jib
Primarily PSC work, tracking the Jib & close up work.
Blue BarLight EntertainmentPotato TV
for ITV
Jimmy Jib
Surprise show shot in Ibiza. A very fast setup & rehearse, shot as live.
Marry Prince HarryLight EntertainmentFox TVCamera Operator
PSC coverage of this epic production.
Got to Dance: FinalLight EntertainmentSky 1Ped Operator
Home For The HolidaysReality TVMonkey KingdomCamera Supervisor
Big Brother's Bit On The SideReality TVEndemol
for Channel 5
Camera Operator
Plus previously Big Brother 3
Little Brother for Channel 4.
Big BrotherReality TVEndemol
for Channel 5
Camera Supervisor
All UK series. Previously Channel 4.
Celebrity ScissorhandsReality TVRoll to RecordCamera Operator
Combat WarsQuiz / Game ShowCreative TechnologyCamera Operator
CleverdicksQuiz / Game ShowSkyJimmy Jib
Sell Me the AnswerQuiz / Game ShowThumbs Up ProductionsCamera Operator
UFCSportFox SportsJimmy Jib
As well as hand held & long lens at various international venues.
2009-present
Wimbledon Tennis ChampionshipsSportBBCCamera Operator
Court 2: 2014-2019
Centre Court: 2017
Jesse J
Amsterdam & London
MusicDVDCamera Operator
Handheld & Tripod in pit. 2018.
The British Golf OpenSportNBC Studio & Sky SportsJimmy Jib
+ GF10 Crane. 2015-2019
NFL LondonSportCTV OB
for Sky Sports
Camera Operator
2014-2019
Election 2019Current AffairsBBCCamera Operator
New Broadcasting House. Ped
Rugby World Cup JapanSportHost BroadcasterCamera Guarantee
2019
D-Day 75th AnniversaryEventsBBCJimmy Jib
Normandy, France. 2019
MLB Baseball Olympic ParkSportFox/NBCJimmy Jib
2019
NBA London SportBT SportCamera Operator
Hand-Held. 2017-19
Hay FestivalEventsBBCCamera Operator
Tracking Dolly. 2018
Davis CupSportBBCCamera Operator
2016
Wimbledon Qualifiers Roehampton SportBBCCamera Operator
Match coverage. 2017-19
European Athletics
Championships - BMX
SportBBCCamera Operator
Race Coverage Hot Head. 2018
WWE NXT UK SportBT SportCamera Operator
Hand-Held. 2018-20
Snooker Masters ChampionshipSportIMG/BBCCamera Operator
Studio. 2018-19
Formula E Hong Kong SportTimelineCamera Operator
Radio Cam. 2019
G-Finity E-SportsSportOnlineJimmy Jib
& Ped. 2018-19
Star Cricket Hero AwardsSportIndian TVCamera Operator
Hand-Held. 2019
Wheelchair Rugby:
National Championships
SportBT SportJimmy Jib
X-Games
...from Munich
SportESPNJimmy Jib
Street & bowl skateboarding & BMX.
London MarathonSportBBCJimmy Jib
2015-2019
London Paralympic GamesSportOBSCamera Operator
Long lens coverage of all track events. 2012
Commonwealth Games:
Glasgow
SportSunset + VineJimmy Jib
Lawn Bowls. 2014
Commonwealth Games:
Delhi
SportBBCJimmy Jib
Marathon, Walking, Mass Start Cycling & Cycling Time Trials. 2010.
The Tour Series:
Isle of Man
SportBBCCamera Operator
Ride LondonSportCentury TV
for BBC
Camera Operator
Coverage of the start of the race. Re-rigged & covered the finish at Pall Mall. 2014-2016 & 2019
Invictus Games Road RacingSportBBCJimmy Jib
Race of ChampionsSportSky SportCamera Operator
Grip/Crane
SpeedwaySportSky SportsCamera Operator


Touring Cars
at Brands Hatch
SportO21 TVCamera Operator
Radio Camera
Sky BoxingSportSky SportsCamera Operator
Hand Held, PSC & Jib. Ring Walks & Studio.
2001-present
Impact WrestlingSportNEP VisionsCamera Operator
Arsenal TVSportInput MediaCamera Operator
Big Screen Live Match coverage.
Burghley Horse TrialsSportBBCCamera Operator
Sports IllustratedSportDrone ShootCamera Operator
Victoria Beckham Flagship StoreCommercialPG FilmCamera Operator
Operating Movi M10 combined with Red Scarlet camera for press packs & promotional material.
TescoCommercialTescoCamera Supervisor
Shooting with Movi M10 & C300.
This MorningDaytimeITVCamera Operator
TV Book ClubDaytimeCactus
for Channel 4
Jimmy Jib
Richard & JudyDaytimeCactus TV
for Channel 4
Jimmy Jib
2001 - 2008
Rewind FestivalMusicSky Arts
& Blink TV
Jimmy Jib
Benicassim FestivalMusicBlink TVJimmy Jib
Rockness FestivalMusicBlink TVJimmy Jib
Audioslave In HavanaMusicDone & DustedCamera Operator
Multicam PSC
Wireless FestivalMusicSquare i BroadcastCamera Operator
Shooting the Barclays Unwind stage in Hyde Park.
Madonna
... at the Brixton Academy
MusicDone & DustedCamera Operator
CrimewatchConsumerBBCJimmy Jib
NewsbeatNewsBBCCamera Operator
Election Coverage:
Downing Street
NewsBBCJimmy Jib
Jib coverage of comings & goings at No.10 on Election Day & the following day. 2015
Al ArabyNewsIMGJimmy Jib
Jib operation in multi camera environment.
London Olympic GamesNewsOBSCamera Operator
Researching, filming & editing packages for the Olympic News Channel. Completed Mixed Zone Interviews at the Badminton. 2012
Rememberance DayEventsBBCJimmy Jib
2015 & 2016
VJ DayEventsBBCJimmy Jib
Commemoration ceremony at the Cenotaph. 2015
The Royal WeddingEventsITVCamera Operator
Royal Windsor TattooEventsBBC1Camera Operator
Hand held, on stage
Commonwealth Day ObservanceEventsFat Dog SolutionsCamera Operator
The Queen Mother's FuneralEventsBBCCamera Operator
The Queen's JubileeEventsSky NewsCamera Operator
The CrunchChildrensNickelodeonCamera Operator
Blue PeterChildrensBBCJimmy Jib
Studio show in Salford & various OBs.
Studio DisneyChildrensDisneyCamera Operator
Hand Held
ExchangeChildrensCBBCCamera Operator
Market KitchenFoodOptomen & UKTV FoodCamera Operator
Hand held with autocue
Good Food LiveFoodCapital StudiosCamera Operator
PerfectFoodOptomen & UKTV FoodCamera Operator
Hand Held
Saturday KitchenFoodBBC OneJimmy Jib
Honda 40 Years In The UKCorporateBlu-iCamera Operator
Going OutDramaBBCCamera Operator

Equipment Used

Jimmy Jib (all sizes), Movi M10, Vulcan/DJI Heavy lift Octocopter, Cannon 5DIII, C300, Red Scarlet

Basic Technocrane Operation, Mini-Hothead Rig & Operation, Mini-Cam Experience.
Lighting for Single Camera (Guild of TV Cameramen)

Additional Information

Australian National with UK Residency
Full UK Car/Motorcycle Licence
Full Australian Car Licence
Fully Qualified Electrician/Electronics Certificate