John Morrissey

Lighting Cameraman / DP

About Me

Hello there! I’m a Lighting Cameraman based at Media City, Manchester as well as my home city of Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Fully equipped with shooting kits including a Sony PMW500 / Sony FS7 and Canon C300 with every extra I can squeeeeeezzee into the van!

Check my credit list and CV page for more  information and let me quote you for your next project.


Cameras: Sony PVW 500 /Canon C300  / Sony Fs7 / Canon 5d / GoPro’s

Drone: DJI Phantom 4

Lenses: Canon wide and long 22 / Canon primes and EF lenses / Matt Box & filters

Audio: SQN stereo mixer / Boom with selection of mics / ECM77 wired personals

Radio personals and sticks

Grip: Heavy and light legs / small reach Jib arm / Steadicam / Steadicam Merlin

Hollywood Micro Dolly / Slider

Lighting: F&V Bi Colour Panels /Kino flows / Arri 650 / 150 Tungsten / LED light panels / Arri 2K’s

F&V Bi Colour Ring Light

Height: Jib

Edit:  Location facility with FCP and Avid Media Composer

Data logging / management facility

Transport:     VW Transporter




2002 to date:   Freelance Lighting Cameraman

1998-2002:       BBCNI Lighting Cameraman

1997-1998:        RTE television Contract Cameraman

1996-1997:        Reuters Television for Sky News and GMTV Birmingham

1995-1996:        Reuters Television – Trainee shoot / editor for GMTV Belfast


BBC NETWORK  Sir Terry Wogan Remembered

 BBC Network  Panorama / Country File / Blue Peter / News Round

Network News & Sport/ The BBC Proms /

Ch4 – Grand Designs / Ch.5 Don’t Stop Believing

The Associated Press (AP) News, Sport and Feature content production

CNN Sport features

TG4 – 3 x series

BBCNI Irish Language Series

BBCNI – A Cure for Ian

BBCNI – Graham McDowell

BBCNI – ‘Up the Shankill’ presented by Boxer Wayne McCullough

BBCNI Irish Language Music series

ITV – A different Drum

PBS – Multi Camera music shows – Country Roots

Corporate & Commercial

Quays shopping Centre

Cookstown Christmas

The Sperrins Tourism

Royal Mail Promos

Calor Gas

Parker Green International – Global marketing features