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Barney L.

Bristol, UK

2 reviews

$500 - $1000 / Day


Barney Lankester-Owen is British self-shooting director and drone operator based in Bristol, UK with over 15 years experience making critically acclaimed documentaries for the BBC, Discovery, Channel 4, TLC and Animal Planet. For the past 5 years he has also been directing web content for global brands such as Nike, Dulux, Virgin Atlantic, British Gas and Absolut. Factual singles and series for television and cinema include: BAFTA-nominated AN IDIOT ABROAD (SKY), RISE UP! (CANAL FUTURA), INSIDE THE GANGSTER'S CODE (DISCOVERY), 419: THE INTERNET ROMANCE SCAM (CHANNEL 4), THE MAN WITH NO PAST (CHANNEL 5) BABY BIBLE BASHERS (CHANNEL4) He recently won the 5th Annual Documentaries pitch to direct a 'Rise up!' a dramatic and inspiring cinema and terrestrial TV documentary inspired by his Storyhunter film on Midia Ninja. Barney directs, shoots and edits as a freelancer and is also Creative Director of Vbrand, the video wing of Brazil's third largest Communications Agency.

Top Services

Documentary DP
Commercial DP
Video Editor - Documentary


Top Projects



  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders
  • Dolly

All Services

Production Support

  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator

Post Production

  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary