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Garry Clarkson

Director, Stills Photographer, Camera Operator, Editor

Great Britain , Yorkshire and Humberside

Current Work Details

What I do

Make documentaries using contemporary film, archive footage, photographs and music




Where I work

I run my own company or organisation

Technical Skills

Camera, Editing, Research, Social History and Music

Resources / Expertise

Canon C100 MK2, Atomos Ninja Star pro res recorder, Sennheiser rifle and lapel mics, Manfrotto Tripods and Dolly; Apple Mac FCPX, Leica M stills cameras


Paid Work or Collaboration



University of Westminster,
Film, BA (Hons) Film, Video & Photo Arts


University of Wales, Newport,
Documentary, MA Documentary Photography

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Amy, The Full Monty, Brassed Off, This is England, The Double Life of Veronique, Wings of Desire, Muscle Shoals

I cried watching


I left the cinema during


Directors I love

Asif Kapadia, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Martin Scorsese, François Truffaut, Nick Broomfield, Pawel Pawlikowski

Actors I admire

John Cassavetes, Idris Elba, Paddy Considine, Irène Jacob

Books I have given my friends


My death row meal

Houdini's Kiss

The best thing I own

Leica stills cameras (M6); Canon Cinema Eos video

More about me

Have a cat called Oreo (she's black & white).