Mitch Bligh

Camera Operator,Camera Supervisor,Jimmy Jib

Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email

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


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

His 23+ years experience covers live and pre-recorded TV in: outside broadcast, on location, in studio situations (including virtual studios), as well as PSC & 4K+ formats.

Selected Credits

UFC (UK & International)SportFox SportsJimmy Jib
As well as hand held & long lens at various international venues.
Euros 2020 (Copenhagen)SportHost BroadcasterCamera Supervisor
Coach's technical feed 2021
Wimbledon Tennis ChampionshipsSportBBCCamera Operator
Court 2: 2014-2019
Centre Court: 2017
Redbull Hardline SportRedbull TVCamera Supervisor
Camera Super 2021/Camera Op 2017
WWE NXT UK SportBT SportCamera Operator
Hand-Held. 2018-2021
The British Golf OpenSportNBC Studio & Sky SportsJimmy Jib
+ GF10 Crane. 2015-2019 & 2021
Rugby World Cup JapanSportHost BroadcasterCamera Guarantee
D-Day 75th AnniversaryEventsBBCJimmy Jib
Normandy, France. 2019
Snooker Masters ChampionshipSportIMG/BBCCamera Operator
Studio. 2018-2021
London Paralympic GamesSportOBSCamera Operator
Long lens coverage of all track events. 2012
London 2012 Olympic GamesNewsOBSCamera Operator
Researching, filming & editing packages for the Olympic News Channel. Completed Mixed Zone Interviews at the Badminton. 2012
Benicassim FestivalMusicBlink TVJimmy Jib
Richard & JudyDaytimeCactus TV
for Channel 4
Jimmy Jib
2001 - 2008
Commonwealth Games:
SportSunset + VineJimmy Jib
Lawn Bowls. 2014
Commonwealth Games:
SportBBCJimmy Jib
Marathon, Walking, Mass Start Cycling & Cycling Time Trials. 2010.
London MarathonSportBBCJimmy Jib
G-Finity E-SportsSportOnlineJimmy Jib
& Ped. 2018-19
Formula E Hong Kong SportTimelineCamera Operator
Radio Cam. 2019
Wimbledon Qualifiers Roehampton SportBBCCamera Operator
Match coverage. 2017-19
Davis CupSportBBCCamera Operator
Hay FestivalEventsBBCCamera Operator
Tracking Dolly. 2018
NBA London SportBT SportCamera Operator
Hand-Held. 2017-19
MLB Baseball Olympic ParkSportFox/NBCJimmy Jib
Election 2019Current AffairsBBCCamera Operator
New Broadcasting House. Ped
Jesse J
Amsterdam & London
MusicDVDCamera Operator
Handheld & Tripod in pit. 2018.
European Athletics
Championships - BMX
SportBBCCamera Operator
Race Coverage Hot Head. 2018
...from Munich
SportESPNJimmy Jib
Street & bowl skateboarding & BMX.
Wheelchair Rugby:
National Championships
SportBT SportJimmy Jib
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
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.
Election Coverage:
Downing Street
NewsBBCJimmy Jib
Jib coverage of comings & goings at No.10 on Election Day & the following day. 2015
Audioslave In HavanaMusicDone & DustedCamera Operator
Multicam PSC
Rockness FestivalMusicBlink TVJimmy Jib
Wireless FestivalMusicSquare i BroadcastCamera Operator
Shooting the Barclays Unwind stage in Hyde Park.
Rememberance DayEventsBBCJimmy Jib
2015 & 2016
The Royal WeddingEventsITVCamera Operator
Commonwealth Day ObservanceEventsFat Dog SolutionsCamera Operator
The Queen Mother's FuneralEventsBBCCamera Operator
The Queen's JubileeEventsSky NewsCamera Operator
Saturday KitchenFoodBBC OneJimmy Jib
Good Food LiveFoodCapital StudiosCamera Operator
PerfectFoodOptomen & UKTV FoodCamera Operator
Hand Held
Studio DisneyChildrensDisneyCamera Operator
Hand Held
Market KitchenFoodOptomen & UKTV FoodCamera Operator
Hand held with autocue
Going OutDramaBBCCamera Operator
NewsbeatNewsBBCCamera Operator
CrimewatchConsumerBBCJimmy Jib
... at the Brixton Academy
MusicDone & DustedCamera Operator
This MorningDaytimeITVCamera Operator
TV Book ClubDaytimeCactus
for Channel 4
Jimmy Jib
Sky BoxingSportSky SportsCamera Operator
Hand Held, PSC & Jib. Ring Walks & Studio.
Touring Cars
at Brands Hatch
SportO21 TVCamera Operator
Radio Camera
NFL LondonSportCTV OB
for Sky Sports
Camera Operator
Big BrotherReality TVEndemol
for Channel 5
Camera Supervisor
All UK series. Previously Channel 4.
Big Brother's Bit On The SideReality TVEndemol
for Channel 5
Camera Operator
Plus previously Big Brother 3
Little Brother for Channel 4.
Home For The HolidaysReality TVMonkey KingdomCamera Supervisor
Marry Prince HarryLight EntertainmentFox TVCamera Operator
PSC coverage of this epic production.
Project CatwalkLight EntertainmentShine
for Sky1
Jimmy Jib
Primarily PSC work, tracking the Jib & close up work.
Red Bull "Can You Make It?"Light EntertainmentCTV OBJimmy Jib
Studio Show

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.