Dick Dodd-AKA- Richard Dodd has been in the TV and Commercials industry for some time and has mainly been employed in the TV Drama area.
During his career he has travelled extensively and filmed drama and documentaries in most countries of the world.
Originally trained in the use of film techniques and equipment, Dick has embraced the new technologies as they arrived on the scene and has recently completed over twenty three hours of TV drama on HD for the BBC.
Dick has broad experience in all aspects of filming for TV with diverse programmes such as:
Cracker …Drama series
Holby City…Medical Drama series
Waterloo Rd…Drama series
Casualty…Medical Drama series
Ultimate Force…Military Action series
Unsuitable Job for a Woman…Drama series
Royle Family…Comedy series
Fun At the Funeral Parlour…Comedy series
World of Pub…Comedy series
Whickers World…Documentary series, worldwide..
Alan Whicker was the foremost Documentary maker of recent times. His films were shot all over the world for several decades .
Dick was the cameraman on many of Alan’s series including…Australia (3 trips) Norfolk Island..Bali..Indonesia..Singapore..The Orient Express (Singapore –Bangkok)..India..The USA (Several trips) Europe..Brunei (The Sultan of Brunei special)..Malaysia..Penang..etc
Dick has also been the cameraman for other TV presenters such as David Frost..Dr Miriam Stoppard..Robert Kee, plus many others.
The countries visited are ..All of Europe inc Scandinavia. The USA (Multiple visits).India..North Africa..South America..Mexico..Fiji..Hawaii..Pacific Island groups..Sri Lanka..Seyschelles..Malaysia..Hong Kong ..Singapore (Over 60 visits for filming)..Iceland..Israel..Lebanon..Cyprus..Malta..Gib..Thailand..Borneo..Brunei.
He has filmed on Cruise Ships, Aircraft Carriers..Minesweepers and even a trip on a Nuclear Submarine. Oil rigs..plus lots more…
Along with his partner, Mary Lou Clarke, he founded and supported one of the major web sites globally for film students The Reelshow. After nearly ten years The Reelshow has now sadly closed.
The site encouraged film students around the world to display their talents and show reels on the web and take part in our online film contests.