John Clarke ACO

Steadicam Operator

Nationality: British and Australian
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Feature Films

Title Director Director of Photography
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - Splinter Unit - Dailies Lorne Raimi Katie Swain
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - Main Unit - Dailies Sam Raimi John Mathieson
The Rhythm Section - Main Unit - Dailies Reed Morano Sean Bobbitt BSC
Doctor Strange - 2nd Unit - Dailies Jeff Habberstad Fraser Taggart
Breath - Additional Photography Andy Serkis Bob Richardson ASC
Bridget Jones' Baby - 2nd Unit - Dailies Sharon Maguire Gerry Vasbenter
Love Aag Kal Imtiaz Ali N.Natraja Subramanian
London Dreams Vipul Amruthal Shah Sejal Shah
Patialia House Nikhil Advani Santosh Thundiyill
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - Main Unit Dailies - AR Rig David Yates Bruno Delbonnel
The Heavy Marcus Warren Robert Morris
Jhoom Barabar Jhoom - AR Rig Shaad Ali Sahgal Ayananka Bose


Title Director of Photography Production Company
The Last Kingdom V - Dailies Gerry Vasbender Carnival Films
Discovery of Witches - Season III - Main Unit - Dailies Chas Bain Bad Wolf
Home Alone Denis Madden October Films
Obsessions - Dailies Robert Shacklady October Films
Skins II - AR Rig Nick Dance Company Pictures

Commercials and Promos

Title Director of Photography Production Company
Lenovo Dan Bronks Stink
Weight Watchers John Lynch Pretty Bird
BTEC Dan Bronks Odelay
The Range Gerry Vasbenter Koala
Nike Rick Zang Pretty Bird
Sprint Simon Chaudoir Rogue Films
ADT Simon Chaudoir Rogue Films
Gucci Kit Fraser Merimedia
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Clayton Jacobson Steam
Mercedes Benz - AR Rig Paul Laufer
Co-Op Insurance - AR Rig Steve Albins Park Pictures
ING Bank John Lynch Moon
Brit Award Tim Green ITV

Live Music

Title Director Production Company
Coldplay Paul Dugdale JA Digital
Rolling Stones Paul Dugdale JA Digital
Robbie Williams Chris Howe Fulwell 73
The Wall Sean Evans Rue 21 Productions
The Killers Dick Carruthers Cheese Productions
Beyonce Dick Carruthers Cheese Productions
Muse Mat Askem Serpent Films
Led Zepplin Dick Carruthers Cheese Production
Oasis Dick Carruthers Metropolis
Paul Weller Mat Askem CC Lab
Phil Collins Hamish Hamilton Done and Dusted


Title Director of Photography Production Company
Sparx Jake Polonsky BSC
Bros: When the Screaming Stops Nat Hill
Avatar - 3D Special Brett Turnbull Sky
Running the Bulls Brett Turnbull Sanfermin Films
*Angels of 7/7 Jason Shepherd Channel 4
Abroad Again In Britain Rob Paintent BBC
Cliff Richard Steve Plant BBC
Bob Geldoff Steve Plant BBC


Title Director Broadcaster
Strictly Come Dancing Nikki Parsons BBC
X Factor Phil Hayes ITV
Rolling Stones - Glastonbury Hamish Hamilton BBC
London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony Danny Boyle and Hamish Hamilton BBC
The Voice UK Liz Claire ITV
Stand Up To Cancer Richard Van Reit Channel 4
Magicians Richard Van Reit BBC
Penn & Teller Richard van Reit ITV
Strictly Dance Fever Nikki Parsons BBC
BAFTA Awards Helen Downing BBC

Other Credits

*Winner of RTS Award for Best Cinematography.

Other Skills

John is an own operator and is fully trained on the AR System.

Last updated: 11 Apr 2022