Eric Trometer

a highly experienced and creative self-shooting producer/director, cinematographer, editor & colourist specialising in documentaries and branded content with over 15 years of experience working for clients such as the BBC, Channel4, ARTE, IMGWorld, the Philharmonia Orchestra, UNHCR, AMV BBDO, FCB

fluent in English, French and German

       

Core Competencies

 

Well versed in coordinating pre-, post- and production activities with comprehensive skills in talent direction, coordination and management from concept development through execution and delivery.

Commended in establishing relationships with people of diverse cultures with a proven ability to multitask in fast-paced and challenging environments.

 

Technical Skills

 

Extensive knowledge of all digital cinema cameras as well as film, including formats, workflows, LUTs and CODECs

Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, DaVinci Resolve

Selected Credits

 

2019

 

Director of Photography | Branded Content for social media

Interviews with Simon Rattle
WashMedia for the London Symphony Orchestra

Director of Photography | Social Media Promo

The Proms (feat. Joby Talbot, Anna Patalong, Elizabeth Rossiter, Alice Farnham & Jules Buckley)
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Self-shooting Director and Editor | Website and Social Media content

FORM in Action
TCO London for Accenture (exec prod. D'Arcy Doran)

Director of Photography | Art Documentary (in Production)

Working Title: 'Eric Frank' (dir/prod. Louis Frank)
Frank&Stein

Director & Vision Mixer | Live Online YouTube Streaming

'Night of Ideas: Facing our Time' (with Cedric Klapisch & Nicolas Hulot)
Burst Pictures for the French Institute London

 

2018

 

Editor | Branded Content for social media

'Destination Canada' (feat. Top Chef finalist Victor Mercier)
TCO London - exec prod. D'Arcy Doran

Director & Editor | Online Promotional Content

'Outpost'
IWPR

Director of Photography | Branded Content for social media

'Lux: the Courage of Beauty' (dir/prod. Dana Trometer)
Burst Pictures for Unilever

Director of Photography | TV documentary

'I was a Yazidi slave' (dir. David Evans - exec. prod. Nick Kent)
OFTV in association with Burst Pictures for BBC4, ARTE, ZDF

Director of Photography | TV documentary

'Currency Wars' (dir/prod. Omar Yehia)
Media Realm TV for Al Jazeera TV

 

2017

 

Director of Photography | Branded Content for social media

'Snickers - Hunger Bar' (dir/prod. Sunny Dimitriadou)
AMV BBDO

Director of Photography | TV documentary

'Starke Frauen in der Kunst (Strong Women in Art)' (dir/prod. Marieke Schroeder)
Thali Media for ARTE

Director of Photography | TV promo

'Stars of Science (season 9)' (dir/prod. Dana Trometer)
Burst Pictures for the Qatar Foundation

Self-Shooting Director | Branded Content for Facebook - 5.9M views

'Human Milk: Breastfeeding' (prod. Dana Trometer)
Burst Pictures for Human Milk

 

2016

 

Self Shooting Director & Editor | Branded Content for social media

'Orbit - Open Source Theatre'
Burst Pictures for IJAD Dance

Director of Photography | Branded Content for social media

'The Nutcracker' performed by Alexandra Dariescu (dir/prod. Nick Hillel)
Yeast Culture

Director of Photography | Dance Installation visuals

'No Body' Lucy Carter / Michael Hulls / Nitin Sawhney (dir/prod. Nick Hillel)
Yeast Culture & Saddler's Wells

Self Shooting Director & Editor | Branded Content for social media

The Noble Heroes
Burst Pictures for Avonmmore School

 

2015

 

Director of Photography | Branded Content for social media

Videopolis for Corinthia Hotel London

Director of Photography | Projection Mapping visuals

UN Global Goals (dir/prod. Leo Warner)
Fifty Nine Productions

Director of Photography | Dance Installation visuals

'Gravity Fatigue' by Hussein Chalayan (dir/prod. Nick Hillel)
Yeast Culture & Saddler's Wells

Director of Photography | Branded Content for social media

Burst Pictures for .PSLAB (dir/prod. Lana Daher)

2014

 

Director | NGO documentary

'One People, One Future...'
Burst Pictures for UNHCR

Producer | Branded Content for social media

Westfield (dir. Daniel Sannswald)
Slow Dance & Portas Agency

Self-Shooting Director | Commercial

Sabas Consultants for Dubai Ministry of Education

 

2013

 

Self-Shooting Director and Editor | Branded Content for Social Media

CSYS Light
Burst Pictures for Dyson

Director | NGO documentary

Broadband Networks in MENA
Burst Pictures for the World Bank

 

2012

 

Director of Photography | Interactive Video Installation

'Universe of Sound' (dir/prod. Richard Slaney)
Philharmonia Orchestra (opened at the London Science Museum)

Director of Photography | Music Documentary

'Closure' (dir/prod. Adrian Sibley)
Frank&Stein

Colourist | TV documentary

'Unreported World: Lights, Camera, Death Threats' (dir. Andrew Lang)
Quicksilver Media for Channel 4

Colourist | TV documentary

3Minute Wonder (5 episdodes)
Tigerlilly Films for Channel 4

 

2011

 

Director of Photography | Interactive Ipad App

'The Orchestra' (dir/prod. Richard Slaney)
Philharmonia Orchestra & TouchPress

Self-Shooting Director | Commercial Making Off

'Parking Ticket'
Pilgrim Films for T-Mobile

Director of Photography | Promo Classical Music

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican
Washmedia for BBC

Self-Shooting Director | NGO fundraising video

Adfinitas for Action Against Hunger

 

2010

 

Director of Photography | Documentary Short

'The Men's Pond' (dir/prod. Nick Hillel)
Yeast Culture

Self-Shooting Director | Branded Content for Social Media

Videopolis for Atout France

Director of Photography | Commercial

'Duck: Grime Syndicate' (dir. Nick Parish - prod. Andrew Hinton)
DraftFCB

 

2009

 

Director of Photography | Interactive Video Installation

'Re-Rite: Be the Orchestra' (dir. Nick Hillel and Guy Wigmore - prod. Richard Slaney)
Philharmonia Orchestra (premiered at the Bargehouse in London)

Post-production Supervisor | Drama Feature

'Tangled up in Blue' (dir. Haider Rashid - prod. Francesco Carvelli)
Bluesun Films & Dubai Media and Entertainment Organisation
in association with Dubai Film Market (Enjaaz)

Director of Photography | TV Documentary

'Banking on Change' (dir/prod. Andrew Hinton)
Pilgrim Films for Channel4

Self-shooting Director and Editor | TV Documentary

'3 Men, 1 War, 33 Years on...' (prod. Dana Trometer)
Tarmak Films for CNN Power of the Interview by Christiane Amanpour

 

2008

 

Director of Photography | TV Documentary

'King of Laughter' (dir. Nick Hillel - prod. Andrew Hinton)
Pilgrim Films for Channel4

Additional camera | Documentary Feature

'Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before' (dir. Kieran Evans - prod. Steve Butterworth & Jason Hocking)
CC-Films - Official Selection London Film Festival 2008

Director of Photography | Documentary Feature

'This is Tomorrow' (dir. Paul Kelly - prod. Jude Kelly)
Heavenly Films / BFI

Director of Photography | Online Branded Content

'Treat your Lips with James Martin' (dir/prod. Dana Trometer)
Tarmak Films for Diageo

 

2000 - 2007

 

Director of Photography | Drama Short

'Both' (dir/prod. Bassem Breish)
Toum Productions & Tarmak Films - Cannes Semaine de la Critique 2007

Director of Photography | Online Branded Content

'The Future 500 Rising Stars' (dir. Andrew Hinton - prod. Jacqui Timberlake)
Guardian Films

Director of Photography | Online Documentary

'House of the Future' (dir. Andrew Hinton - prod. Jacqui Timberlake)
Guardian Films

Post-production Supervisor | Drama Feature

'Bosta' (dir/prod. Philippe Aractingi)
Fantascope Productions

Self Shooting Director | Music Video

'Leave Us Alone' (prod. Nayla Khoury)
Esthetic Education

Director of Photography | TV Documentary

'Black British Style' (dir/prod. Michael Attwell)
MAPTV for BBC

Director of Photography | Music Video

'The Birds and the Bees' (dir. Nick Parish - prod. Andrew Hinton)
CCLab

Director of Photography | Drama Feature

'Marfa' (dir/prod. Louis Frank)
Frank&Stein

Director of Photography | Music Documentary

'Linkin Park: Conspiracy Theory' (dir. Collina Greenwell - prod. Pete Money)
Focal Point - DVD release

Director of Photography | EPK

Gwyneth Herbert (dir. Nick Parish - prod. Andrew Hinton)
CCLab & Universal Records UK

Director of Photography | TV Music Documentary

22-20's (dir. Paul Kelly - prod. Andrew Hinton)
CCLab & 4Music

Cameraman | News

APTN, Reuters, BBCNews, ITN, Channel4 News, Sky News, CNBC, CNN, TVE

Edit Producer | TV Sports Documentaries

Hundreds of hours worth of programming for ESPN (prod. Tom Lewis)
IMGWorld

 

 

Education

 

MA documentary research

UAL: University of the Arts London UK

Producing / Directing

 

 

 

Cinematography

 

 

 

Post-Production: Editing

 

 

 

 

Post-Production: Colour Correction