Pete Tomkies

Pete Tomkies is a freelance cinematographer and camera operator from Manchester, UK. He also produces and directs short films as Duck66 Films.Pete's latest award winning short Once Bitten... has been selected for more than 70 film festivals around the world.

How to compete with filmmakers who work for free

Making video is more accessible than ever, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be compensated for your time and skill. Here's how to compete with free when it comes to video production work.

Ask these Questions Before Replacing Your Equipment

Manufacturers are constantly trying to tempt you with the new and updated versions of their products. Plus, video-making trade shows such as NAB are annual feasts of new delights...

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Your one-stop guide for all lighting terminology

There’s a lot of lighting terminology out there and it can be a lot to memorize. We’ve compiled a list of all...

What is a Director of Photography?

Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the...

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