Renny Borthwick



Contact details:

T: +44 (0)7957 657106


I am a Grip with professional experience on features, dramas, commercials, promos and shorts. I’m familiar with most dolly types (Chapman, Fisher, Panther, Elemack, Matthews etc.) as well as large and small jib arms,
ladder pods, sliders, hand-held support and vehicle rigs, including Bickers low loaders.

Education/Industry Training

  • 1994 – BTEC – Factual TV Production – Stonehills Studios
  • 1993 – BTEC – Media Studies – Gateshead College

Useful info:

  • Full, clean driving licence – experience with Lutons and Transits
  • Well travelled – Middle East, Far East, USA, India, Russia & Europe
  • Woodwork – can make and supply Pags and Apple boxes
GenreCompany Project/BrandRoleDirectorDOPDateEquipmentProducer
CommercialLighthouse ManagementGucci 1st GripPetra CollinsJeremy ValenderMar-18Over the head paddle mount. Hand held & steadicam support.Maria Domican
CommercialBlack + CameronChevroletAsst. GripJud WilmontSimon HawkenNov-17Fisher-11 dolly. Sliders. Hand-held & Easy-Rig supportCarol Lee
CommercialAgile FilmsSky1st GripClaire PinegarPeter EmeryJul-17Chapman PeeWee dolly.Rebcca Little
TV DramaITVEmmerdale2nd Grip (dailies)VariousVarious2016-2018Chapman PeeWee dolly. Sliders. Ladderpod. Hand held & Steadicam support.
Pop PromoColonel BlimpDamian Lazarus1st GripAbbie StephensJoel HoneywellSep-17Chapman PeeWee dolly.Paul Weston
FeatureOpen Palm FilmsBenjamin1st GripSimon AmstellDave PimmJul-17Fisher-11 dolly. Sliders. Hand-held & Easy-Rig supportJessica Hodges
FeatureSixty Six PicturesLady Macbeth1st GripWilliam OldroydAri WegnerSep-15Car Rig. General grip support.Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
FeatureTrue FilmsBirches1st GripRandall StevensRichard DuntonOct-16Ladderpod. Sliders. General grip support.Brad Mix
Live SportsMotion New MediaBritish Swimming Championships1st GripDylan GartonAnthony SweetmanApr-16Prosup Laptop dolly.Dylan Garton
ShortJoi Productions Ltd.Red Crayon1st GripCharlotte CarrollAdam Suschitzky BSCMar-17