UK Drama & Film Lighting Director & Director of Photography
Christopher Barroccu (b. 1980, Wales) is a professional Freelance UK Drama & Film Lighting Director & Director of Photography focusing primarily on Dramas and multi camera productions.
Christopher joined the BBC at age 17 where he learnt the craft of Picture Control, Lighting and Camera Operation. Regularly working on a variety of productions in the UK including Eastenders, Coronation Street, Cbeebies, Pobol Y Cwm. This has given Christopher extensive experience in working in a multitude of studio setups & locations some of which using multiple cameras.
Christopher is very personable and extremely easy & flexible to work with and has the ability to work fast and under pressurised environments.
Christopher is available to work worldwide.
CHRISTOPHER BARROCCU – UK DRAMA & FILM LIGHTING DIRECTOR & DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
1997 – 2010 (BBC Staff)
BBC Staff working as a Vision Operator, Console Operator across a wide range of television productions including News, Drama, Light Entertainment
2010 – 2023 (Freelance)
BBC Eastenders (Lighting Director)
ITV Coronation Street (Lighting Director)
S4C Pobol Y Cwm (Lighting Director)
BBC News (Various roles)
Richard Osman House of Games (Generic Console Operator)
Cbeebies (Lighting Director
Cbbc (Lighting Director)
Mastermind (Vision Operator)
Children In Need (Generic Console Operator)
The Voice (Generic Console Operator)