We’re Hiring – Could you be our next Lens Engineer?

Optical Support are the leading Steadicam and lens specialists in the UK, offering a first-class professional lens repair service facility. We support lenses for all digital cinema & film formats for motion picture lenses.

We are looking for a Trainee Lens Engineer with an interest (and possibly some experience) in camera equipment or other complex devices to join our optical team. Full training will be provided.

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Rental & Sales

The country’s best steadicam operators and production companies use our expertly assembled, rigorously tested rental equipment to create award-winning films.

We offer a comprehensive range of camera stabilising equipment & accessories for the TV and film industry.

Select your items and request a quote, including the dates you wish to hire for, and one of our team will get back to you with a personalised proposal for your needs.

Rental

Aside from designing and engineering our own line of ‘OS Products’, we are also exclusive distributors for a number of international, industry-leading providers of image stabilisation solutions and related accessories.

We also stock a range of used or ex-rental items at great prices, for those who aren’t afraid of a few scuffs.

Sales

We Work With See all our operators

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John Hembrough (GBCT)

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Julian Morson

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Peter Wignall

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Max Rijavec (GBCT)

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Peter Cavaciuti

  • A Street Cat Named Bob (2016)
  • Whisky Galore (2016)
  • Dom Hemingway (2013)
  • London Boulevard (2010)
  • Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010)
  • Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (2010)
  • Millions (2004)
  • Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
  • Full list here

hembrough.co.uk

john@hembrough.co.uk

  • Doctor Strange (2016)
  • James Bond: Spectre (2015)
  • Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (2016)
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • Maleficent (2014)
  • James Bond: Skyfall (2012)
  • Full list here

http://www.julianmorson.com/Site_1/home_page.html

j.cam@mac.com

DOP:

  • Plastic (2014)
  • Get Lucky (2012)
  • The Kid (2009)
  • Telstar (2007)
  • Freebird (2006)
  • Summer Rain (2001)



2nd Unit DOP:

  • Kick Ass 2 (2012)
  • The Descent Part II (2008)
  • 50 Dead Men Walking (2007)

peterwignall.com

peter.wignall@me.com

Trendy (2016)
Love Type D (2015)
After Louise (2015)
2 Hrs (2015)
Genesis (2014)
Killing Thyme. Short (2014)
Blood Cells (2014)
He Works The Long Nights. Short (2014)
Children Of The Wind. Feature Doc. (2011)
The Ghost Of Los Angeles (2010)
Player. Short (2008)
Juvenile Short (2008)
Liar. Short. (2006)

www.steadimax.com

mr@steadimax.com

  • Now You See Me 2 (2016)
  • Dracula Untold (2014)
  • Skyfall (2012)
  • Captain America (2011)
  • Thor (2011)
  • Alice in Wonderland (2010)
  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
  • How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
  • Becoming Jane (2007)
  • As You Like It (2006)
  • Ask The Dust (2006)
  • Land of the Blind (2006)
  • Elizabeth I (2005)
  • Imagine Me & You (2005)
  • The Brothers Grimm (2005)
  • Closer (2004)
  • Finding Neverland (2004)
  • The Cat in the Hat (2003)
  • The Hunted (2003)
  • Red Planet (2000)
  • Rat (2000)
  • Born Romantic (2000)
  • The Golden Bowl (2000)
  • Rules of Engagement (2000)

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0146670/

petercavaciuti@me.com

  • Primeval (2007 – TV)
  • Hawking (2004 – TV)
  • Murder City (2004 – TV)
  • Henry VIII (2003 – TV)
  • Doc Martin (2003 – TV)
  • Two Men Went to War (2002 – TV)
  • Outside the Rules (2002 – TV)
  • The Jury (2002 – TV)
  • Last Orders (2001)
  • Strictly Sinatra (2001)
  • The Hole (2001)
  • The Whistle Blower (2001 – TV)
  • Rat (2000)
  • A Kind of Hush (1999)

www.paulhill-steadicam.com

getintouchwithpaul@gmail.com

The Team

  • kevin

    Kevin MacAulay

    Lens Engineer
  • Chris1

    Chris Edwards

    Managing Director
  • Russ1

    Russ Croft

    Technical Manager
  • mikejake2

    Mike Parmenter

    Rental Manager
  • dom1

    Dom Whitmore

    Rental Technician
  • Kelly1

    Kelly Dwyer

    Rental Co-ordinator
  • Tony1

    Tony Scott

    Lens Technician
  • antonio1

    Antonio De Sanctis

    Electronics Engineer