WELCOME

WHEN THE SEEMINGLY UNRELATED STRENGTHS AND PASSIONS OF YOUR LIFE CONVERGE

INTO ONE CRYSTAL CLEAR PATH, YOU KNOW YOU HAVE FOUND YOUR CALLING.

THERE IS NOTHING MORE SATISFYING THAN PUTTING YOUR STRENGTHS IN THE SERVICE OF OTHERS.

 

THIS IS WHAT CINEMATOGRAPHY AND STEADICAM WORK REPRESENT FOR ME: MERGING MY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE OF CINEMATOGRPAHY AND VISUAL STORYTELLING, THE SENSITIVITY GAINED FROM DECADES OF WORKING WITH ON-CAMERA TALENT, AND THE STRENGTH, STAMINA AND QUALITY OF MOVEMENT ACQUIRED OVER A LIFETIME OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITY AND DANCE.

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NEWS

NEW EQUIPMENT, NEW LOCATION!

 

SERVING YOU FROM BERLIN'S EAST SIDE FROM SPRING 2022, WITHIN EASY REACH OF POTSDAM, HAMBURG, PRAGUE AND FURTHER LOCATIONS.

 

THE NEW SETUP INCLUDES GPI PRO CINE LIVE WITH VOLT UPGRADE FOR MAXIMUM MOVEMENT QUALITY AND A GPI PRO ARM TO COVER ALL PAYLOADS. CUSTOM PACKAGES WITH A VARIETY OF ACCESSORIES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST, PLEASE GET IN TOUCH FOR MORE INFORMATION AND A QUOTE.

BEHIND THE SCENES ON THE BOXING DOCUMENTARY "HONEY BUNNY DURACELL"

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 OFFICIAL NETFLIX TRAILER FOR "THE LETTER FOR THE KING" RELEASED  (B-CAM & STEADICAM, 2ND UNIT

ABOUT

Helga Stock is a skilled cinematographer, camera and steadicam operator based in Berlin. Her credits include a major Netflix production, numerous music videos and commercial work for clients such as Nike.

 

After completeing her MFA studies in cinematography at the renowned FAMU in Prague, Helga worked her way up through the ranks of the Czech film industry before relocating to Berlin, and has worked on camera crews for DPs and directors such as Janusz Kaminski, Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Joe Pytka.


She has substantial experience working with both digigal and analogue (super 8, 16 & 35mm) workflows, and spent 12 years working in the film and television industries as a videographer, camera operator, story editor/producer and film author before choosing to pursue cinematography at the highest level.

 

Helga is based in Berlin, with frequent projects in Prague and additionally well-connected in London and Los Angeles.

Helga Stock, cinematographer, filmmaker and steadicam operator in Germany and Prague

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SKILLS

 

Camera technologies:

  • Cinema camera systems such as ARRI, RED, Panavision, SONY, Panasonic, Canon and others

Specialist equipment:

  • Steadicam operator for all cinema camera shooting setups, including action scenes from buggy and other vehicles

  • Gear head & remote head (wheels/joystick) operationdolly, slider, etc.

 

Post production:

  • Editing with Avid Media Composer & Adobre Premiere Pro

  • Animation & Effects with Adobe After Effects

  • Colour Correction with Da Vinci Resolve

 

Full-Service:

  • Consultation, concept & script creation, storyboarding, planning, budgeting,

  • pre-production: location scouting, equipment and crew hiring as needed

  • production & post: lighting, shooting, editing, effects & final delivery

  • Comfortable directing talent as required 

Communication:

  • fluent in English, German, French and Czech, basic Italian and Spanish spoken

SOME IMPRESSIONS OF HELGA AT WORK AND ON LOCATION:

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camera operator on Czech Television
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