Photographer turned Director of Photography
As a professional photographer Mike quickly became a successful DOP using his vast knowledge of lighting, framing
and technology to work in the local and international commercial motion picture world. Mike has worked on commercial productions in London, Cyprus, Germany, Greece and all over his home country South Africa.
Mike Bell is well versed with Arri, Red and Sony Cameras. From the a7sii to the Dragon, to the Alexa Mini.
Used to working in small teams Mike has a great all round knowledge of what it takes to create a great product.
Mike operates as a freelancer,
as well as runs and part owns his company The Capitol Collective. Take a look at Capitol Collectives website to get a feel for what Mike and his team do. With a vast knowledge of shooting for chroma green screen and special effects you can be sure that Mike will be a massive asset to your production.
Some of Mikes clients and brands he has worked for:
MOI Content, ABSA, FNB, Standard Bank, MTN, Vodacom, KFC, Amla Oil, Future Media, Accenture, Chicken Licken, FOX, Landrover, Jaguar, Toyota, Jameson, Klipdrift, Absolute, Red Heart, Windhoek, ACC200, Clientele, Sony, OUTsurance, Red Bull, Unic, Coca-cola, SKYY Vodka, Sanral, Nestle, Andiccios, Reebok,