Over the years I have shot hundreds of interviews with some amazing people, here are just a few…
Starting with 8 bit Pal DVcam and ending with 10bit 5K, the improvement in camera technology is very apparent.
Music by Lexin_Music from Pixabay

My current cinematography showreel – shot on various camera systems:

Arri

Red

Canon

Sony

Panasonic

Anadlu… (Welsh for Breathe)

A sublime dance performance by Rosalind Brooks.

 

Client: ffineyewear

Producer: A.L.Design

Director: Anna Lewis

Performed by Rosalind Brooks

Music: ‘Your Pride’ by Chipper

Cinematography: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Editor: Michael Blackwood Barnes

A tale of timeless love… but all is not what it seems.

A 15 minute Welsh language film (subtitled).

Winner of the Oscar qualifying Best International Short Film, Foyle Film Festival 2017.

Winner of the best short film at BAFTA Cymru 2018.

 

Producer: Geraint Huw Reynolds.

Director: Geraint Huw Reynolds.

DOP/Cinematography: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Camera Unit B: Haydn Denman

Promoting and empowering female participation in sport.

 

Client: Sport Wales

Production Company: Working Word

Producers: James Nee

Music: Catatonia

Director: James Nee

Cinematography: Michael Blackwood Barnes

‘Knew That Day.’ Official music video for ‘Harry Keyworth.’

 

Client: Mwnci Studios.

Producer: Anna Lewis

Art Direction & Styling: Elliot Davies

Director: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Cinematography: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Editor: Michael Blackwood Barnes 

John Akomfrah – Winner of Artes Mundi 7 – introduces his work.

 

Client: Artes Mundi

Production Company: The British Council

Producer: Anne Siegel

Director: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Cinematography: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Editor: Michael Blackwood Barnes

I have been working with Re-live and military veterans for a number of years.

This film was part of a series of shorts that captured intense memories.

I kept the camerawork and editing as simple as possible to avoid any distraction.

Client: The Relive Charity

Producer: Karin Diamond

Director: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Cinematography: Michael Blackwood Barnes

Editor: Michael Blackwood Barnes