Luca Calone

I am an enthusiastic, hardworking individual, easy going and passionate about cinema and television. I am provided with a strong imagination and visual skills. Furthermore, I have extensive experience as a self-shooting camera operator and editor who is used to working within tight deadlines.

I owned and operated my own digital media studio in Italy. I was awarded Best Camera Op 2016 at Glasgow Clyde College.

 

Work Experience as a technician:

– GAP Production, Glasgow. Jun 2017 – Present
Numerous live multi camera shoots. – Panasonic XPX500.

– Johnston Media, Crieff. May 2017 – Present
Live multi camera shooting of conferences and events all around Scotland. – Sony PMW-EX3.

– OSAV events provider – Celtic FC, Police Scotland and other events. Mar 2017 – Present
Multi camera shooting of many events all around Scotland – Canon XF305.

– Feature film “The appetite”, directed by Daniel Maslen. Jan 2017
Camera Op. – Sony A7S II.

– Gordonstoun International Summer School, Scotland. Jul 2017
Series of promos video made to advertise the summer school. Shot and edited.

– Lola Pictures Limited – Feature film “Isolani”, directed by R Paul Wilson. Jan 2017
Lighting Technician / Spark.

– Enable Glasgow. Nov 2017
Corporate video made for the organisation Enable. Camera Op. – Canon C100.

– William Hill – Scottish Football Cup. Sep – Dec 2016 and 2017
Live shooting of several matches – Panasonic HPX301. Editing.

– Luthiers Concert – Websters Theatre, Glasgow. Jun 2016
Live multi camera shooting – Panasonic AG-DVX200 4K.

– VistaBee, Edinburgh, Scotland. Jan 2016 – Jun 2018
Photographer and videographer for estate agencies.

– OverGround Studio, Rome. Italy. Feb 2009 – Nov 2013
Author and Director, Editor video, Photographer. I was one of the two owners.

– Feature film – “Amici” directed by Corrado Veneziano. May 2012
Editor – Premiere CS6.

– Feature film – “Il prezzo del gioco” directed by Tony Paganelli. Jun – Jul 2011
Camera Operator – Canon C300.

 

Work Experience as a self-shooting director:

– BBC The Social. Jun 2017 – Present
Producer / director for BBC the social.

– Love On Mars. (In progress) Jun 2018
Music Video for the band “Two-Thirds”. Produced, directed and edited.

– Into. Jun 2017
Short movie. Written, produced, directed and edited.

– Lucie.  May 2017
Short documentary. Written, produced, directed and edited.

– Parade Of Sins. Sep 2016
Short music video written by James Woods. Directed and edited.

– Perduto Altrove. Jun 2016
Music video. Produced, directed and edited.

– A New World. Jul 2016
Short movie. Written, produced, directed and edited.

– Phobia.  Oct 2013
Pilot for a new TV programme commissioned by an important Italian broadcaster. Written, produced, directed and edited.

– Dark Fall.  Jan 2013
Web series commissioned by an independent author. Directed and edited.

– Dirty Move. Jul 2012
Web series. Written, produced and directed.

 

Education and qualifications:

– HND Creative Industries: TV (SCQF 8) Graduated. Grade A (88/100)  2015 – 2017
This course develops skills in all areas of television production, including camera, sound, editing, lighting and creative writing.

– SQA ESOL National 5. 2014 – 2015
English Upper-Intermediate National Qualification.

– A. Academy. Milan. Italy. 2010 – 2012
Two seminars of film directing with Ron Gilbert (Actor studio’s member LA).

– Rome Fiction Festival Italy. Aug 2009
Master class “how to write a screenplay” with Carlton Cuse e Damon Lindelof. LOST’s authors.

– Dedalo, Milan. Italy. Sep 2003 – June 2006
School of Cinema. Acting and Directing. Graduated.

 

Know how:

I am able to use really well both PC and OSX systems. I am used to working with programs by Adobe, such as Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects. Moreover, I have a basic knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer. I am proficient in working with codecs, building CMS websites with WordPress, social media and digital reflex with different kind of lenses. Besides, I am able to use run and gun cameras and a range of mics, mixers and portable recorder.

 

Interests:

I am really keen on cinema, theatre and photography.
I have also worked as an actor for approximately ten years during and after my studies of cinema.
I therefore have a good understanding of dealing with both actors and technical department.
Moreover, having studied creative writing, I absolutely love to draft screenplays and ideas for new TV programs.

 

Languages:

Fluent English, Italian mother tongue.

 

Driving licence: 

Italian Class B – European format – Own vehicle.

 

References:

Mr Stephen Sinclair – [email protected]

Mr Iain Johnston – [email protected]

Mr Frank Paterson – [email protected]