Biography

Carl Yates is a freelance Lighting Cameraman/Director of Photography currently working in the UK.
He has spent the last few years working towards a Media (Film) Production degree from Staffordshire University which has given him the chance to collaborate with many talented directors and be involved in over 30 short film productions many of which are currently touring the film festival circuit.

This account is to highlight his own work as a director and also give insight into some of the projects he has had the pleasure of being involved with.

Blog Posts

A 'Wearable' Auto Camera... But why?

Carl Yates

This is the 'Autographer'. An Ad for this strange little camera caught my attention while reading a tech blog so I decided to take a quick look. To be honest though, I found it a bit baffling. Its an automatic camera,…

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"Times Up" Wins RTS Award!

Carl Yates

As I posted the other day, "Times Up" a short film I shot for my director friend Chris Yarwood has just been in the running for an award from the RTS (royal television society).I was already very proud of this film and i'm now…

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My Cinematography at the RTS Student awards

Carl Yates

  Hi All Just a quick word to let you guys know that a short film which I shot back in my second year of university, directed by my good friend Chris Yarwood, has been nominated for the RTS (Royal Television Society) Midlands…

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"Blue Skies" - Shooting a 'No Budget' Web Commercial

Carl Yates

I have just finished working as Director of Photography on a small Web Commercial, directed by my good friend Jonathan Davenport. I had such fun making it so I thought I would share some of the process with you guys. Johna is…

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