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Elliot Hornell

  • Freelance Cameraman / Editor
  • Aberdeen, UK
  • 30/07/2021
Full time Media-Journalism Content Creation

Personal Summary

A creative, versatile and multi-skilled television lighting cameraman and video editor with
experience across a wide variety of tv and video productions.

BBC1 Scotland - Landward- 2018-Present - Lighting Cameraman

BBC1 Scotland - Years That Changed Modern Scotland - 2020 - Lighting Cameraman

BBC1 Scotland - Children in Need - 2020 - Lighting Cameraman

Discovery - Disasters Engineered, Piper Alpha - 2020 - Lighting Cameraman

STV News - 2013-Present - Cameraman / Editor

CH4 Dispatches - President Trump’s Dirty Secrets - 2017 - Lighting Cameraman

BBC1 Panorama - Why Are Gambling Machines Addictive? - 2016 - Lighting Cameraman

BBC1 Scotland - The Mart, Series 1 & 2 - 2015-2016 - Cameraman

BBC2 - Beechgrove Garden - 2014-2015 - Cameraman

BBC1 Scotland - The Harbour, Series 2 - 2013 - Cameraman

Work Experience

Freelance Cameraman / Editor
Jan 2012 - Self employed

Elliot Hornell is a freelance cameraman, videographer and filmmaker based in Aberdeen, Scotland. He has worked across Scotland, throughout the UK, and worldwide, in TV and Video Production for over 20 years. Therefore, in this time, Elliot has gained extensive experience across a wide range of broadcast and corporate productions.

Camera Operator / Editor
Jan 2001 - Jan 2012 Viscom (Aberdeen) Ltd

This role provided the opportunity to work across a wide variety of broadcast and corporate video productions, often implementing and adopting cutting edge techniques and utilising the latest technology.

Technical Operator
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000 Meridian Broadcasting Ltd

Primarily working in regional news this role provided experience in a number of disciplines: Camera Ops & Lighting - ENG/Studio, VT Editing, Vision Mixing, VT Ops, Sound Mixing and general gallery duties.

Jan 1997 - Jan 1998 Video Diary Inc

Working on board the world's largest cruise ship and with a strong focus on customer
satisfaction, this position involved videography, sales and marketing primarily.


BA (Hons) - Communication Studies
Sep 1993 - Jan 1997 Queen Margaret University