Gerry Vasbenter talks to Confetti tutor Michael Jobling about a career behind the lens. This hugely talented Director of Photography hailing from New Zealand has enjoyed an illustrious career in the UK and abroad, operating on leading studio and indie productions including Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, The Duchess, and Bridget Jones’s Baby among many others.
Not content with shooting in the relatively safe environments of the UK, as a Cinematographer Gerry has filmed in some of the most exotic, wild and beautiful places on the planet. From the jungles of the Amazon, to the steppes of Mongolia.
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Gerry has a vast amount of experience in the camera department; his steadicam and camera operator credits including Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones. Now working as a Director of Photography, Gerry’s credits include Waiting for Anya for director Ben Cookson with Jean Reno and Anjelica Huston, Amazon Adventure – a 3D narrative period film for IMAX for which he was awarded ‘Best Cinematography’ by the Giant Screen Cinema Association, plus many more. Gerry regularly works on commercials and music videos for companies such as MPC, Kream, Objekt and Hoi Polloi.