Al-Karm Lakhoo

Al-Karm Lakhoo

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company
2017 2nd AC
Commercial
Concrobium
Jordan Dashner
Heyd & Seek
2017 2nd AC
Commercial
Alert Ready
Stash Capar
Sequoia
2017 Camera PA
Commercial
Lexus
Graham Garside
OPC
2017 Camera PA
Commercial
Budweiser Blue Jays
Ryan Gibb
Nimble Content
2017 Camera PA
Commercial
Dyson
T.J. Derry
Studio M
2017 PA
Commercial
Charles Schwab
Pelorian Brothers
Soft Citizen
2017 PA
Commercial
Tim Hortons
John Cullen
Skin and Bones
2017 PA
Commercial
Good Thins
Ted Pauly
Soft Citizen
2017 PA
Commercial
Forty Creek
Jamie Webster
Common Good
2017 PA
Commercial
Johnsonville
Adam and Dave
Holiday Films
2017 PA
Commercial
Kraft
Harry Cocciolo
Steam Films
2017 PA
Commercial
High Mark
Chris Hooper
Radke Films
2017 PA
Commercial
Dove
Circle
2017 PA
Commercial
OSAP
The Pelorian Brothers
Soft Citizen
2016 PA
Commercial
BMO
OPC
2016 PA
Commercial
Harlequin
Circle
2016 PA
Commercial
Budweiser
Sparks
2016 2nd AC
Commercial
Winners Holiday Battle
Mark Mainguy
172 John Street
2016 2nd AC
Commercial
Mini Cooper Spec Spot
Ian Robertson
Sequoia
2016 Camera PA
Commercial
CAN Tire RC
Jordan Barker
Gearshift Productions
2016 camera Operator/ DP
Documentary
Invisible Minority
Shannonn Kelly
Emotion Films
2016 Camera Operator
TV
Podium
Luke Yung
Rogers TV
2016 Camera Operator
TV
Toronto Files
Colina Baird
Rogers TV
2016 Camera Operator
TV
Day Time Toronto
Colin Baird
Rogers TV
2014 Office based production coordinator
Music Video
Kobra and the Lotus / Soldier
The Field Inc
2014 Office based production coordinator
Music Video
Victoria Duffield / More than Friends
The Field Inc
2014 Production Coordinator
Music Video
P Reign / Chickens
Mad Ruk
2014 Production Coordinator
Music Video
Smashing Satellites / Waterfall
A&W Productions
2014 Production Coordinator
Music Video
Smashing Satellites / Hounds
A&W Productions
2014 Production Coordinator
Music Video
Terri Clark / Some Songs
Lisa Mann
The Field Inc
2014 Casting Director
Music Video
The Darcys / Hunting
Grandson and Son
The Field Inc
2013 Background casting agent
Film (Feature)
Guardians of the Galaxy
Marvel
2012 - 2013 Background casting agent
Film (Feature)
The Muppets Most Wanted
Disney
2013 Background casting agent
Film (Feature)
The Theory of Everything
James Marsh
Working Title Films
2010 - 2013 Camera Operator
Live Event
Various productions
IIS (Institute of Ismaili Studies) and Ismaili Centre A/V Department
2011 - 2012 Background casting agent
Film (Feature)
Les Miserables
Tom Hooper
Working Title films
2010 - 2011 Casting Agent Background
TV
Top Boy
Yann Demange
Cowboy films
2009 - 2010 Casting Agent Background
Film (Feature)
Burke and Hare
John Landis
Ealing Studios
2009 Camera Operator/ DP
Film (Short)
Closed for the Season
Shannon Kelly
Emotion Films
2007 Camera Operator/ DP
Film (Short)
The Fall
Shannonn Kelly
Emotion Films
2007 Production/ Camera Assistant
TV
Cosmetic Innovations
Aida Memisevic
Positive living productions
2007 camera Operator/ DP
Documentary
Can Art Change the World...?
Shannonn Kelly
emotion Films
2006 Camera Operator
TV
D8
Cellcast Group

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2015
    IATSE 667 Camera Assistant Training
  • 2006
    Entertainment Technology
    University of Portsmouth

Equipment

I own and can operate: Cannon DSLR 70D

About me

A.K) Al-Karim Lakhoo has a diverse range of practical work experience in the film industry. He is looking to further his career working in the camera department in Toronto. He has most recently been working towards this by working on various commercials as a 2nd AC as well as working with Rogers TV as an operator both in studio and on location, setting up equipment as well as operating.

A.K has recently completed the IATSE 667 Camera Assistant course at Sheridan college and has a background of camera work, working as a studio operator as well as for documentaries, short films and events.

A.K brings a can-do attitude to any work environment backed by his years of experience as a casting agent as well a good knowledge of camera setup and troubleshooting.

Additional Information

- Experience as a 2nd AC for commercials

-Experience as a PA on commercials

- Experience shooting on studio cameras for a live TV show

- Proficiency in setting up a multi-camera shoots, vision mixers and monitors

- Experience with camera prep and testing

- Ability to light for drama and interview setups using single or multiple cameras

- Camera Operator for two short films screened at the Queens World film festival

- Produced educational and training videos shown to 30,000 people across the U.K

- Experienced working with different shooting techniques and lighting styles as well as a range of cameras to create the director's vision

Referees

Available on request

Skills

Primary Job Category Camera Assistant
Secondary Job Category Camera Operator
Years in industry 3 to 6 years
Job Category Camera Assistant, Camera Operator, Camera Operator (HD), Camera Technician, Camera Trainee, DV Camera Assistant, DV Camera Operator, Focus Puller
Experienced in Commercials, Documentary, Film (Feature), Film (Short), Live TV, Magazine, Music Promo
Licenses Standard Driving (PLG)
Interested in Arts, Biography, Childrens, Comedy, Commercials, Competition/Gameshow, Cookery, Corporate, Digital/Online Campaigns, Documentary, Drama Reconstruction, ENG/Outside Broadcast, Environmental, Film (Feature), Film (LB), Film (Short), Investigative, Live Daytime, Live TV, Magazine, Motoring, Music, Music Promo, Natural History, News & Current Affairs, Reality TV, Sport, Television, Travel, Youth TV
DBS checked No
Languages Spoken English