max thurlow

self-shooting director

 
 

 

 

 

 

about

 

 

I’m an award-winning filmmaker and licensed drone operator. I’m passionate about using moving image to tell important stories. And making them look and sound beautiful. 

 

Over the last six years I’ve shot, directed, produced and edited for a range of broadcast and digital platforms. I’ve been lucky enough to film in over 10 countries including Turkey, the USA, Brazil. Nicaragua, Italy and Zimbabwe. I have worked for, or been published by: 

BROADCAST

BBC iPlayer, ITV. Ch4, Ch5

DIGITAL​/online

The Guardian, The Economist, Vice, New York Post, HuffPost, Culture Trip, Zinc, NBC News

 

BRANDED​

Native Instruments, University of Manchester, Ocado, Hendricks Gin

TV Production companies

ITV Potato, Pi, Blink, Barcroft, Emporium

I’m always on the lookout for new opportunities and contacts, so feel free to give me a call to talk through any potential work or collaborations.

CAMERAS

Sony FS7

Sony Alpha a7S II

 

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LENSES
Canon 50mm f/1.2L
Canon 24-70mm f/2.8Lii
Canon 24-105mm f/4L
Canon 10-18mm f/4

 

MY KIT

GRIP

x2 Manfrotto 502 tripods 

Sirui monopod

DJI Ronin SC​

​LIGHTS

X3 Bi-Colour LED Panels 

​SOUND

x2 Sennheiser G3

radio mic sets

Sony directional mic

Zoom H4n

AERIAL

DJI Mavic Air

 

testimonials

LIAM NOLAN

PRODUCER 

THE ECONOMIST

His shooting and lighting skills are excellent - he can shoot beautiful obdoc content but also light classical documentary interviews. 

DAWN KELLY

HEAD OF VIDEO

HUFFPOST

   He’s a talented all-rounder on editing, producing and filming. 

I highly recommend Max.

ROBIN EARLER

Marketing

ALL HANDS & HEARTS

Max is an incredible filmmaker and also a dream to work with. We're looking forward to our next project together.